Novation Adds MIDI Sync Output for Launchpad for iOS

Now you can connect other apps and external music hardware to Launchpad for iPad. Excited? You should be'¦ Imagine jamming with you Novation Circuit and Launchpad for iPad in sync!  

Launchpad for iOS certainly appears to have been a popular app since its release, and with “millions” of downloads according to Novation it makes sense that allowing Launchpad for iOS to play nicely with other music machines and apps. That’s what the new MIDI Sync Output feature is aimed at achieving. Here’s what Novation tell us about the new feature, and check out the video below too.

And you may be interested in our review of Launchpad 1.1 for iOS:

12 Feb, 2016–Over the last 2 years, Launchpad for iOS has provided millions of users with a self contained remixing suite, allowing immediate performances using a continually updated array of content, including a collaboration with Ninja Tune releasing groundbreaking tracks in the form of Launchpad Soundpacks. 

Today, Launchpad for iOS opens the doors to sync with other music making tools, with MIDI Sync Output.

Launchpad for iPad: MIDI Sync Output options panel.

Launchpad for iPad: MIDI Sync Output options panel.

This new in-app purchase allows Launchpad to send MIDI Sync signals to other music apps, enabling users to use other popular music making tools whilst keeping in time. It also allows users to connect external hardware, such as Novation Circuit to jam in sync, unlocking endless possibilities. 

Watch the video below:



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I tried to sync Launchpad to Logic Pro via Iconnect4 Midi but impossible to sync the twice and start stop Launchap with Logic Pro as Master Control Sync and Start / Stop ?
I tried the inverse sens, command Logic Pro with Launchpad / Midi Sync and Start Stop but nothing work ?
Do you have an idea or Solution ?
Regards. Padington

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