Frontier Design Group today releases BeatStudio 1.1, featuring two new free Sample Packs designed to create drum and percussion tracks on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch the fast, easy, and fun way. BeatStudio’s multitrack recording and editing let’s you layer and experiment to your heart’s content. Flexible timing and quantization for auto-alignment during recording and editing, and so much more. The new Sample Packs help in creating just the right sound for your preferred percussion style.
St. Clair Software today announces Default Folder X 4.4.1, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Honored with Macworld Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Award for Best System Enhancement Utility, Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to your files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Version 4.4.1 corrects two important issues that have arisen in the most recent Default Folder X release.
Bad Men Studios announced they are offering business owners a viral game creation service for the smart phone platforms. The games may be published on iPhone, iPad or Android devices, and would serve as a traffic generator for the business offers. The new wing to their trade would give established or growing business alike a chance to create Viral Campaign based games which would increase the global exposure for the companies.
Dared by a London publishing executive to prove that iPad apps were viable for publishing, former BBC Radio 1 Artist-in-Residence and Ibiza clubland DJ and VJ Charles Kriel, created Handmade Mother Goose HD with EveryPage, in three feverish weeks. Handmade Mother Goose HD with EveryPage is a narrated, animated children’s book scheduled for release 28 April 2011. Kriel would produce a low-budget, high quality animated children’s book for the iPad in three weeks, and liveblog the process.
Frontier Design Group today introduces BeatStudio 1.0, their new music app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. BeatStudio is designed to let anyone build percussion tracks, with an intuitive interface that’s easy and natural for beginners, yet flexible and powerful enough to accommodate experienced players. BeatStudio offers a fast, easy, & fun way to create drum and percussion tracks that frees the player from the constraints of fixed-length patterns, promoting experimentation and improvisation.
UK based Electric Pocket today announces Ringtone Remix Pro 1.03, their new ringtone creation studio for iOS. With Ringtone Remix Pro, iPhone users can easily create their own free ringtones from the music they already own and connect with Dropbox to sync and share ringtones. Ringtone Remix Pro offers the easiest ways to get ringtones from the iPhone into iTunes, including via email, Dropbox and iTunes File Sharing.
California based developer Jiayi Chong today announces Art Pets! 1.0 for iPad. Art Pets! is a creative tool allowing for the creation of animated creatures on the iPad. Construct creatures by mixing and matching a huge collection of body images, such as heads, tails, wings, and more. Body parts are translated, rotated & scaled into place using an intuitive multitouch interface. A whole suite of tools are available to control the movement of body parts as well as the appearances of the creature.
Andrew Kazantsev today released Common Kit PLUS 1.2 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application is a universal tool which allows users to create interactive media Apps without any programming knowledge or even an internet connection. While there are three versions of the app available, the PLUS release gives users 1,000 pages to work with, save and share. Books, tests, flashcards, audio-visual training aids, FAQs, music collections and much more can be compiled into an attractive app.
San Francisco based iPhone artist deeje today introduces iSparkler 1.0, his interactive virtual sparkler creation tool for iPhone 4. The app enables the user to create, name, and save thousands of unique digital sparklers which respond to movement of the iPhone. Stop motion photos, capturing the multi-colored particles and designs emitted by the streaking virtual sparkler, can be saved and shared. Sparklers vary infinitely with random values assigned to particle color, shape, and behavior.