What's New

- iPhone 5 display support.
- Redesigned the Fade Out timer for more sensible behavior.
- Full support for the headphone button (for equipped headphones) and the Now Playing controls (double-press home button).
- Compressed audio to reduce the app size. (No longer need wifi to install the app!)
- Fixed occasional loss of the Fade Out timer preference.
- Fixed occasional refusal to play after a phone call or other interruption.
- This version requires iOS 5 or higher.

App Description

The Pocket Storm is an environmental audio player which streams an hour-long, ever-changing thunderstorm.

It starts with a calm summer night. Soon you’ll hear thunder in the distance, then wind and a spatter of rain. After half an hour you’ll be in the thick of the storm. By the end of the hour it will have faded into the night again. Then the cycle begins again.

The Pocket Storm is not like other environmental audio apps. Every thunderstorm is different! Wind, rain, thunder — even chirping crickets — every sound is chosen from a library, with subtle variations of pitch and timing. The Pocket Storm weaves these elements into a tapestry of sound which will never repeat.

- A storm that approaches, surrounds you, and then drifts away.
- Elegant, uncluttered interface.
- Set the storm’s duration anywhere from a sixty-minute monster down to a five-minute squall...
  ...or hold the skies in place, and listen to the same weather for as long as you want.
- Listen with headphones...
  ...or send audio to an AppleTV or other AirPlay device on your wireless network.
- Runs as a background audio app.
- Never-ending, ever-changing soundscape generated right on your iOS device.
  ...(No Internet connection required!)

All the sounds in Pocket Storm's library are Creative Commons licensed audio samples from Freesound.org. *A percentage of the App Store revenue from Pocket Storm will be donated to the Freesound project.*

Use the Pocket Storm for white noise, tuning out distractions; for relaxation, meditation, or going to sleep. Tune your desert to rain, or your city street to chirping crickets.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 26, 2013 New version 1.2
October 19, 2012 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
October 19, 2012 New version 1.1
September 04, 2012 Initial Release

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