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musicIO: MIDI over USB for iOS

Developer's Description

musicIO : MIDI over USB between your iOS device and either a Mac or Windows desktop. This is the MIDI-only version of musicIO, the only professional MIDI and audio-over-USB solution for iOS. This version of the app is free for a limited time; you can upgrade to the full version of musicIO to get both MIDI and audio, without needing to change the desktop server.Easily send MIDI between your iOS and desktop DAW. It's fully bidirectional, simple, reliable, and near-zero latency.THREE TEAMSmusicIO is a joint effort by three of the most respected iOS music app development teams. Confusion Studios makes MIDI Designer Pro, the most innovative MIDI controller platform for iOS. MIDI Designer is adored by users, loved by Music Industry press, and trusted on stages and in studios around the World. Audeonic Apps makes the pioneering MidiBridge app, an essential tool for routing and filtering MIDI messages on iOS; they also provide the MidiBus software library, which powers dozens of successful music apps (including musicIO). The Secret Base Design team has built a range of pioneering apps providing high-speed MIDI and audio connections over Bluetooth LE and WiFi, as well as unique signal processing apps. The three teams have joined forces to build the only fully integrated USB audio and MIDI solution that doesn't require additional hardware. It's been in development for months, from developers with decades of experience. musicIO lets your iOS device become an integral part of a modern professional music production system.FEATURES Send & Receive MIDI between any CoreMIDI apps over USB (Lightning or 30 pin) with no perceptible latency nor jitter Large sysex messages (eg. bulk dumps) handled seamlessly Choose "send to" ports (OSX and iOS) Choose "receive from" (OSX): route MIDI from anywhere to your iOS device BridgeClock, a ground-breaking inter-device MIDI-clock-synchronization technology, provides jitter-free sync between platformsREQUIREMENTS musicIO is designed to work with iOS 7 or newer, OS X 10.7 or newer, and Windows Vista, 7, and 8. Audio to a PC is transferred in 32-bit stereo, at 44.1khz. The Mac can also handle other audio sample rates.GET CONNECTEDDownload the free, companion app and plug-ins from the the musicIO web site ( and get connected in no time. See the demonstration video:!Please let us know what you think and how you're using musicIO! feedback [at]

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.52

A huge "thank you!" to all of our users for your encouragement, feedback and for enjoying musicIO!1.52 increases MIDI and audio throughput. For a subset of users, latency will be greatly decreased (i.e., faster, better, more responsive for both audio and MIDI)! 1.50 is a service release, fixing several issues in earlier versions, including: Fix for "Creeping Latency" -- slowly-increasing MIDI latency using the App for 90 minutes or more Fix for "Bouncing Dock" -- some users were not able to start the Mac client on certain versions of OSX Fix for "Large Sysex" -- sysex over 256 bytes were being truncated Other bug fixes, stability improvements and performance enhancementsPlease find the latest downloads for Mac and Windows at


Release May 5, 2016
Date Added May 5, 2016
Version 1.52

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone4, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g


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