SDS-x — Simple Drum Sampler by Ryan Robinson (Universal)
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Released: Dec 10, 2019
Version: 1.0
Size: 37 MB
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SDS-x — Simple Drum Sampler

Ryan Robinson
SDS-x is the easiest way to play drum samples live!

SDS-x is a "nine pads" style drum module that lets you easily use samples alongside your drum kit. There is no more need to buy expensive hardware or waste time menu diving!

Features:

Samples
- SDS-x comes fully loaded with over 100 samples, each thoughtfully recorded and edited by Simple Drum Samples
- Import your own sounds from the Files app to expand your sample library
- Compatible file types: wav, mp3, aiff, and caf

Pads
- SDS-x has nine pads, each with two sample layers
- Custom name and color for each pad
- Control over sample pitch and level
- Per pad controls for: pan, FX send, trigger mode, sample loop, mono/poly, mute group
- Trigger modes: one-shot, gate, toggle
- Velocity sensitivity option and controls

Perform
- Four FX types: delay and reverb (send), high pass and low pass filters (master)
- Control pad levels and effects sends with the in-app mixer
- Pads can be triggered with MIDI, so you can plug in a pad controller and play with sticks!
- Full screen pads mode for improved experience on smaller devices
- Hard pan option for metronome to run click and samples to FOH on separate channels

Workflow
- Use one of the 20 (and counting!) factory kits or easily make your own
- Drag and drop samples from your in-app library onto a pad to load the sample
- Intuitive XY pad for controlling FX parameters
- Double tap and long press actions for most controls to speed up workflow

Share
- Share user kits via AirDrop, iMessage, and more
- Audiobus 3 and IAA compatible. Play or sequence SDS-x alongside your other music apps!

Practice
- Includes a simple metronome with tap tempo
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + SDS-x — Simple Drum Sampler is a highly rated app (5-star).
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