What's New

• SPAWN (Smart Preset Aggregation with Windowed raNdomization)
- Instantly generate endless new presets by just one touch!
- SPAWN is a proprietary algorithm we developed to create synth presets in a "smartly random" way
- SPAWN uses artifical intelligence to make decisions based on user-specified tonality parameters, such as Bass, Lead, Pad or Weird
- The algorithm intelligently resolves over 100 synth parameters and over 80 FX parameters
- Also generates arp patterns in any chosen scale or in a random scale
- Comes with "Suprise Me" option to give complete control to the system
- Retains 16 most recently generated presets in memory under the dedicated "Recent Spawns" bank

• Inter-App Audio: you can now use Magellan Jr as a remote instrument with your favorite IAA-enabled DAWs or music apps

• Two new free preset banks: "Boleskine" by Yonac and "NWP Lab30" by New Wave Presets

• New preset repositories
- "Favorites" bank to collect your preferred patches in a single location. Simply star/unstar a preset to add or remove it from this bank
- Recently used presets bank

• Preset and Bank renaming

• Restore factory presets option, so you can reintall factory presets at any time

• BPM Lock: specify if you want BPM data to be loaded with a preset

• Bounce whole sequences or individual patterns to audio via Sequencer -> Composition -> Bounce

• Updated with newest versions of Audiobus and Sonoma frameworks

• Many other updates and refinements

App Description

Magellan Jr is the bold new professional analog modeling synthesizer for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Modeled after its acclaimed big brother, Magellan for iPad, you can now create powerful music wherever you go. With extensive MIDI capabilities and near-zero latency, Magellan Jr is a fierce live-performance machine.

Complete with a full FX rack, three oscillators, dual filters, multiple unison stages, extensive modulation matrix, arpeggiator, and a polyphonic step-sequencer - the aural possibilities with Magellan Jr are infinite! Magellan Jr and Magellan are completely compatible: presets, sequences and sound recordings are easily interchangeable.

Visit YONAC.COM for video demos and Magellan Jr's *full* spec list

\\\ Synth ///

• 3 oscillators w/selectable waveforms

• Osc unison stage w/ adjustable detune & width, up to 12 simultaneous wave generators for super-saw type effects

• Realtime PWM Modulation for osc 1 & 2

• FM module w/ dedicated blend, ADSR envelope & contour

• Oscillator 2>1 ring mod

• Noise generator w/ adjustable tone
• VCA ADSR envelope

• Separate voice unison stage w/ settable stereo spread, detune

• Dual Keyboards

• Dual Touch Pad controls w/ settable key & scale, adjustable glide & individual voice parameterization
• Polyphonic, Monophonic, Poly/Mono Legato operation modes

• Glide

• Matrixpad modulation w/ configurable x/y destinations and optional snapback

• Realtime oscilloscope displaying output signal (iPhone 4S, 5, and iPod Touch 5)

• Audio backgrounding

• Tap tempo

• 10 voice polyphony (5 voice for iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4)

\\\ Filters ///

• 2 filter banks, configurable in series or parallel
• Dedicated ADSR envelope for each bank; selectable envelope curve, adjustable contour

• 11 Filter types for each bank:
• "Magellan" 24dB Resonant Low Pass
• "Victor" 24dB Resonant Low/High/Band Pass
• "Voyvoda" 12dB Low/High/Band Pass

• Formant, Comb, All-Pass, Notch filters

\\\ Modulation ///

• Dual LFOs

• 3 freely assignable destinations per LFO

• Dedicated amp setting for each LFO destination
• 3 reset modes

• Adjustable phase & delay
• Frequency tracking & BPM Sync

\\\ Arp ///

• 10 arp patterns; Settable note value & gate; swing
• 6 octaving modes, plus settable note and octave repeats

\\\ Sequencer ///

• Analog inspired 16/32 step polyphonic sequencer

• 8 track poly output per pattern in 16-step, 4 track poly out in 32-step "link" mode
• Settable pitch, velocity, gate, octave per step
• 6 stepping algorithms

• Swing
• Timeline for creating song length sequences w/ patterns

• Import/Export song files containing sequences

\\\ Chordmaker /// 

• Create/save chord progressions, played by pressing a single key

\\\ FX ///

• Comprehensive FX rack w/ adjustable flow order. FX include Equalizer, Compressor, Reverb, Stereo Delay w/ BPM sync, Phaser, Chorus, Flanger, Waveshaper/Distortion, Bitcrusher, Sonic Expander

\\\ Recording & Sharing ///

• Built in tape deck for recording app audio

• Metronome

• Export/Import audio files via email, WiFi, Intua or Sonoma Audio Copy/Paste
• SoundCloud

\\\ Connectivity & MIDI ///

• Use as Audiobus input or FX processor
• Inter-App Audio Instrument
• CoreMIDI & Virtual MIDI with In & Out ports
• Control Magellan w/ external MIDI controllers

• MIDI Out w/ settable channel or omni

• MIDI Learn w/ over 250 control destinations

• Save MIDI CC maps

• Sync w/ external MIDI clocks to control sequencer & arp

\\\ Presets ///

• SPAWN artificial intelligence algorithm for generating countless new presets with a single touch
• Over 300 factory presets
• 2 banks & a song by Sunsine Audio
• A bank by New Wave Presets

• Export/Import presets, banks via email or iTunes; Create/save unlimited banks & presets

\\\ Requirements ///

• iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4, or later

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 21, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
January 02, 2014 New version 2.0
September 28, 2013 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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