Los Altos, CA – September 14, 2010 Sonoma Wire Works’ FourTrack
multitrack audio recorder for the iPhoneÂ® and iPod touchÂ® has been
updated to 4.0 adding powerful new features including file import,
AudioCopy, input monitoring, the GuitarJackâ„¢ control panel and
Taylor EQ. FourTrack 4.0 empowers musicians to easily produce high
quality recordings wherever inspiration strikes.
FourTrack 4.0 New Features:
– File Import: Import audio into FourTrack by opening an audio email
attachment or by dragging audio files into FourTrack’s File Sharing
area under Apps in iTunes. Supports wav, mp3 and aiff formats.
FourTrack’s Sessions folder can now be dragged out of iTunes to the
desktop. These features require iOS 4.0 and iTunes 9.2 or above.
– AudioCopy: Copy a track or a mix in FourTrack. Name a copy to
easily identify it in the AudioCopy history list of up to 12 items
which includes audio previews. Paste to another track in FourTrack,
to another song in FourTrack, to any AudioPaste enabled app, and to
apps that support Apple’s general pasteboard.
– Input Monitoring: Use FourTrack’s settings tool to enable/disable
input monitoring. Input monitoring is enabled when a track is armed
and in either Pause or Record mode. Playback of existing tracks
overrides input monitoring. When input monitoring is on, sliders on
armed tracks are enabled and control the monitor mix.
– GuitarJack Control Panel – Adjust the input settings of the new
GuitarJack audio accessory for compatible iOS devices. Select from
1/4″, stereo 1/8″ or both inputs simultaneously, and adjust input
levels with 60dB of analog gain control. FourTrack remembers
GuitarJack settings. Settings are maintained by the GuitarJack while
powered, and it can be used by most apps that do recording or
playback such as tuners, amp models, and more. When a stereo mode is
selected, tracks will arm in pairs (1&2 or 3&4).
– TaylorEQ – Sonoma Wire Works teamed with Taylor Guitars to create
an input EQ for enhancing the FourTrack recordings of Taylor Guitars
or any acoustic guitar. Select from a range of Taylor body styles in
basic mode, or select the Advanced tab to adjust the 6 band
parametric equalizer manually.
– ARM Optimized Audio Engine – Hand optimized assembly code makes
this the fastest running FourTrack release ever.
– Higher Resolution Graphics: Optimized for the iPhone 4 Retina
The FourTrack multitrack audio recorder is a songwriting and practice
tool for singers, guitar players, piano players and other musicians
who want to capture musical ideas and record songs on their iPhone
and iPod touch (2nd generation and above). Plug in a microphone, arm
a track, record, and repeat. FourTrack works with the iPhone built-in
microphone or a headset mic. WiFi sync allows FourTrack recordings to
be transferred to any desktop computer either by launching RiffWorks
recording software and clicking import, or by downloading the tracks
with a browser, then importing them into any recording software
(DAW). FourTrack is developed by Sonoma Wire Works, makers of
RiffWorksâ„¢ guitar recording software, and by The Retronyms, makers
of Recorder, the top selling voice recorder for the iPhone and iPod
touch. FourTrack is available in the iTunes App store for $9.99.
FourTrack features, guide, images, and videos:
The GuitarJack audio accessory for compatible iOS devices connects a
wide range of instruments, microphones, and other audio hardware to
the iPod touchÂ® (2nd and 3rd generation), iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G
(in airplane mode) via 1/4 inch instrument and 1/8 inch stereo
mic/line inputs. Addressing the most frequent request from musicians
who use FourTrack, GuitarJack makes both level control and input
monitoring possible when using a GuitarJack enhanced app. GuitarJack
is not compatible with iPhone 4, iPadâ„¢ or iPod touch 4th
generation. GuitarJack is priced at $199 MSRP. GuitarJack features,
guide, images and video: http://www.sonomawireworks.com/guitarjack
About Sonoma Wire Works
Incorporated in 2003 and headquartered in Los Altos, California,
Sonoma Wire Works develops products and services that help musicians
enjoy playing, recording and sharing music. Sonoma Wire Works’
flagship product is RiffWorks guitar recording software with
InstantDrummer, effects, RiffLinkâ„¢ online music collaboration, and
the RiffWorld.com online community. These products have received
multiple awards for performance and innovation, including a NAMM 08
Best in Show Trendsetter Award. FourTrack and InstantDrummerâ„¢
iPhone apps, AudioCopy/AudioPaste technology for the iPhone,
StudioTrackâ„¢ multitrack for the iPad, and the GuitarJack accessory
for compatible iOS devices are also developed by Sonoma. Drum
products by Sonoma include the DrumCore and KitCore plugins and
DrummerPack library, as well as the Discrete Drums multitrack drum
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RiffLink, InstantDrummer, StudioTrack, the StudioTrack Logo, the
FourTrack Logo, DrumCore, KitCore, and Discrete Drums are trademarks
of Sonoma Wire Works. iPod, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple
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