OttO - The Amazing Live Voice Reversal and FX Gizmo by Yonac Inc. (iPhone)
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Released: Feb 5, 2010
Version: 1.0.1
Size: 665 KB
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OttO - The Amazing Live Voice Reversal and FX Gizmo

Yonac Inc.
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

What's OttO saying? He's repeating your words backwards, LIVE as you speak. Just mutter something into the mic and hear your words back in reverse. Slow it down, speed it up, or turn it all around. Add a bit of modulation, a bit of delay and a touch of filter to make it sound like something from the beyond. Record it all and save, if you like. And the best part, do all this as you go!

OttO is a live voice alteration and audio FX gadget designed to take the mundane and create something totally weird and fun with it. It gives you two modes to work with: "Reverse" and "Normal."

In the "Reverse" mode, OttO uses our special new live audio reversal algorithm to flip sounds backwards. In this mode, your speech will be repeated back to you in reverse for a bone chilling effect. For added weirdness, you can pronounce words in backwards, and hear them returned to you in the correct direction. Or use OttO with your favorite musical instrument to create melodies that go in the opposite direction of time.

In both the Reverse and the Normal modes, OttO additionally gives you a number of live audio effects to further manipulate sounds. Using the pitch/modulation matrix, you can change the pitch of your voice on the go. You can literally add "spring" to your voice by tearing up the modulation! Comes in handy when mimicking deep supervillian voices, or the timeless sounds of a certain famous vermin trio.

Use the stereo delay to add space and depth to your voice, or to obtain ping-pong repeats that border on psychedelia.

OttO also comes with a specially designed resonant filter. The filter offers you three modes: LPF (Low-Pass), HPF (Hi-Pass) and "Band" (Band-Pass). Via its dedicated matrix control, you can change the timber and frequency focus of your voice. Use the filter to make your voice sound like its coming from a dictaphone or from a megaphone, and more.

Last but not least, OttO comes built-in with a very easy to use recording framework to save your weird creations. Just press "Rec" to start recording, and press "Stop" when done. If you'd like to save it, press Save and enter a name! Using your local Wi-Fi connection, you can speedily transfer all your audio files to your computer.

Note: Headphones with built-in microphone are highly recommended for iPod Touch 2G/3G users (iPod Touch users also note that iPod Touch does not have a built in microphone).

-- Reverse and Normal audio processing modes
-- Live pitch shift and modulation via intuitive matrix control
-- Make your voice deeper or higher on the go
-- Modulate audio live
-- Dual-channel, individually configurable stereo delay
-- Adjustable delay feedback and time
-- Dry signal panning
-- Custom-engineered resonant filter
-- LPF, HPF and Bandpass filter modes
-- Filter control matrix with threshold frequency and resonance
-- Simple one-touch audio recording
-- Easy to use basic file management framework
-- Export recordings directly to your computer rapidly via built-in Wi-Fi support

What's new in version 1.0.1
-- Added toggle under the File Management view to mute microphone input. (Good for muting input when you're listening to your saved recordings).
-- Major performance improvements to the audio processor engine
Our verdict: Meh!
  • OttO - The Amazing Live Voice Reversal and FX Gizmo is a poorly rated app (2-star).
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