RE-1 Tape Machine by Kai Aras (Universal)
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Released: Aug 23, 2018
Version: 1.1.4
Size: 104 MB
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RE-1 Tape Machine

Kai Aras
RE-1 - Tape Echo

RE-1 is a full featured virtual Tape Machine capable of delivering authentic tape based echo and chorus effects but it doesn't stop there. With it's interactive tape player, sample, loop and overdub features it's possible to use it like a virtual tape recorder, sample player, looper or simply as a master effect.

Overview:
- Virtual Tape deck including 3 individually controllable read heads, variable delay time and feedback
- Interactive user interface and realtime visualisation of various parameters related to the tape simulation
- Dedicated controls for Wow, Flutter, Color, Tape Hiss & saturation amount
- Tape Loop mode with overdub, tape reverse and time-stretching
- Sample/Loop library loads wave files onto the virtual tape loop
- Transport and Tempo Sync
- Stereo Spread & Stereo Panner
- Input processing: Highpass filter
- Output processing: 2 band eq

Tape Echo:
- Authentic tape echo emulation
- Multi-tap delay with 3 individually controllable read heads
- Color Control adjusts the echo's tone from dark to bright
- Delay Time: 5ms - 1000ms (or 1/32th to 1/1)
- Wow & Flutter
- Tape Hiss and Saturation
- Stereo spread
- Stereo panner

Looper / Sample Player:
- Uses the tape like a traditional looper with unlimited overdubs
- Configurable Loop length with 1 - 8 bars and tempo sync and tape reverse
- Tape transport can be linked to the host's transport controls
- Time stretching keeps loops in sync
- Samples/loops can be loaded onto the tape directly
- Samples can be created from the tape loop and stored in the sample library at any time
- Factory content includes a variety of loops grouped by style
- Samples/loops can be imported from and exported to other apps

Connectivity:
- Standalone
- AUv3
- InterApp-Audio
- Audiobus
- Ableton Link
- MIDI (Tempo, CC, Program Change)

- Requirements:
- iOS 11+

What's new in version 1.1.4
- Active Sample/Loop is now stored in a preset
- Added Settings for controlling delay time knob and touch reel sensitivity
- Tweaked time control response
- Improved fullscreen layout
- Changed IAA/AB name to match the AUv3 name
- Changed the slider touch tracking from an absolute to a relative type which feels less direct but allows more accurate control
- Fixed an issue where the tape loope export dialogue would not scale properly when using the AUv3 in fullscreen mode
- Fixed an issue where loading the "Looper" preset would cause the plugin to crash
- Fixed an issue where leaving and returning to the standalone app would cause the UI layout to change on some devices
- Fixed an issue where samples created from within the app would me missing the sample rate information causing them to play improperly in other apps
- Fixed an issue where continuously resizing the AUv3 could generate UI glitches in some cases
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + RE-1 Tape Machine is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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