What's New

• iOS 8 compatibility
• Magellan Jr now also works as an Inter-App Audio FX
• Newest Audiobus SDK
• Audiobus state-saving
• Lots of other updates & improvements

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 and later)

• 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 or FX
• 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
• WIST

\\\ 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

\\\ Requirements ///

• iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4, or later

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 14, 2012 Initial release
  • January 05, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • January 11, 2013 New version 1.1.2
  • April 17, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • April 28, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • December 16, 2013 New version 2.0
  • December 20, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • January 03, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • February 20, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • February 28, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • May 15, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • May 19, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • July 16, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • July 27, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • September 12, 2014 New version 2.1
  • September 26, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • September 30, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • April 22, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • May 05, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • July 25, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • August 14, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99

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