From App Store description: “Introducing Modstep, Modulation Monster and the first full-blown MIDI sequencer for the iPad. Modstep allows you to create music and jam with your iPad and your favorite IAA Apps, Audio Units, Mac and PC software and MIDI hardware as well as the internal drum sampler and synth. Use it as the centerpiece of your setup to create and perform music on the go, in the studio and on stage.”

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Developer: AppBC

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  • Note Repeat from 1-48th to 1/4th.
  • Global Swing
  • Unlimited MIDI & Audio tracks - only restricted by the power of your iPad.
  • Tempo range from 20 to 999bpm.
  • Sync via Ableton Link.
  • Stable and low-latency MIDI Clock In & Out with latency adjustment.
  • Trigger out
  • integrated global keyboard with scales & drum-pads allow quick recording of individual tracks with a single surface.
  • Use an external controller or keyboard to control, record or play any given track.
  • Midi mappable via external MIDI controllers
  • Internal additive synth with up to 64 harmonics per voice, 3-band eq, delay, reverb, lfo and detune.
  • Internal sampler with pitch, volume, reverse, fx per slot, 3 band-eq, delay and reverb.
  • Integrate any IAA compatible app or Audio Unit as an instrument or effect.
  • unlimited number of effects per track.
  • Audiobus support.
  • convenient plugin management via drag and drop.
  • Integrated mixer with Arm, Mute, Solo per track
  • Any loaded instrument or external MIDI hardware is completely modulatable via CCs.
  • Up to 128 CC modulations per track.
  • Audio and MIDI streaming directly via charger cable to Mac and PC using studiomux technology
  • Export sample perfect loops of audio per track. Choose which channels to record. The internal quantization will make sure they are sample-perfect and ready for any DAW.
  • Import / Export of MIDI files.
  • Import / Export of Audio & MIDI files via AudioShare.
  • A sophisticated template system allows quick setup of tracks to control external MIDI hardware, apps or plugins.
  • Includes many preconfigured templates for popular external hardware.
  • Template editor to create your own templates for IAA Apps, desktop Apps and external MIDI devices
  • Supports all MIDI interfaces for the iPad
  • Works on all iPads (iPad 1 restricted to MIDI only)

Requirements: iOS 8 or later. for audio and MIDI streaming to a Mac or PC, the studiomux server software is required: get the latest for free at

Manual: You can find the manual here:

Official tutorial videos are found on the [|[Modstep YouTube Channel]]

AudioDabbler ModStep Overview

SoundTestRoom MODSTEP Setting Up and Getting Started

  1. Put your MIDI files in AudioShare.
  2. Switch to Modstep.
  3. Tap on the files manager.
  4. Click on “Import AS”. Modstep will switch to AudioShare.
  5. In AudioShare, select your MIDI file, and tap “Import.” AudioShare will switch to Modstep.
  6. Find the MIDI file in your “Imports” file, and select it.
  7. If it is a multipart MIDI file, Modstep will parse it into tracks.
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  • Last modified: 2019/07/04 08:30
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