What's New

- Fixed potential crash on Save & Continue

App Description

Hitting writer's block? Then get Liptikl and use its powerful cut-up technique to quickly help create novel text ideas for lyrics, poetry, haikus, stories etc. Users say: "Brion Gysin, William S. Burroughs, BOWIE! This is the closest "cut & Paste" writing generator I've ever been able to find.", "I used Liptikl extensively while writing lyrics for my last album and found it incredibly useful", "Liptikl is the key to unlocking word combinations and mental scenery", "Ideas fall from the sky with this app. No more writers block on lyrics!"

Liptikl quickly generates a random cut-up from a pool of words. This pool can include words from up to 5 user entered text fields. When creating a cut-up words can also be blended in from an optional User Library and customisable Liptikl Word Library.

For your cut-up you get to choose how many lines and how many words per line you want in it and whether you want Liptikl to attempt End of Line (EOL) rhyming.

Once an initial cut-up has been created you can continue to iterate cut-ups until you are happy. You can lock down what you really like word-by-word or, for just a selected word, choose one of the alternative cut-up words presented.

Liptikl's fast, effective, iterative approach is a great way to come up with fresh and exciting word associations to explore. It could be just what you are looking for to spark something original and different!

Liptikl 2 is for both iOS and OS X (versions available separately, both support iCloud). Both versions operate in similar ways and have the same key features.

# Try mixing a Shakespeare sonnet with some Tolstoy and then add in some short news story or headline.

# Try letting Liptikl create from scratch a cut-up from the editable default word bank, lock words or change words, iterate and then see where the idea takes you.

• Help unblock writer's block
• Easily come up with new and exciting word arrangements
• Get more ideas for music or rap lyrics, poems, copy or ads etc.
• Generate unusual, obscure, non-obvious, ambiguous and unexpected results
• Use up to 5 different bodies of text for your word pool
• Randomise only the words you want to, lock the others
• Use on-screen cut-up alternatives to quickly change single words

• Guide: http://intermorphic.com/liptikl/guide
• Support: http://forum.intermorphic.com/viewforum.php?f=26

• We're an experienced, pioneering and double BAFTA-winning app team. In 1990 we started developing the generative music system that became known as the SSEYO Koan Interactive Audio Platform. Since then we've been creating various powerful creativity apps, tools and technologies. Our apps include: Noatikl (Generative Music Composer), Mixtikl (Generative Music Mixer), Liptikl (Cut-up Text Editor), Tiklbox Relax (Soothing Ambient Generative Music) and Wotja (Generative Music Writer).

Please send it to @intermorphic on Twitter, via our forum or through our website contact form. We're always improving Liptikl, so thanks for your support!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 28, 2015 Initial release
  • April 27, 2015 New version 1.2.12
  • April 27, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • July 29, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • September 01, 2015 New version 1.2.18
  • January 29, 2016 New version 1.3.0
  • March 02, 2016 New version 1.3.1
  • March 14, 2016 New version 2.0.0
  • March 14, 2016 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • March 15, 2016 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • March 25, 2016 New version 2.0.1
  • July 11, 2016 New version 2.0.12
  • November 09, 2016 New version 2.1.3

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