Release Notes for ToneTap
ToneTap 2.1 Public Release: 4/30/2012
Version 2.1 changes:
New product name: ToneTap
with improved layout, visibility, controls
Tuning feature replaces the experimental pitch bend
library for greater device compatibility
Application restructured around ThingTone
Thing-1 2.0.1 Public Release: 11/4/2010
Version 2.0.1 changes:
Fix for a reported problem
using an Edirol FA-101 audio interface.
Thing-1 2.0 Public Release: 11/1/2010
Version 2.0 changes:
New Look and Feel
--New user interface
--Better space-saver window
--Improved layout and low-light visibility
Better MIDI Conversion
--Cleaner note transcription when recording chords
--Improved articulation control for flutes and saxophones
--Woodwind selection through “Woodwind Input” menu in
--Direct support for hardware MIDI interfaces with “MIDI
--MIDI CC number can be user-defined for sending real-time
--Toggle to allow remote control support to be turned
--Chord and harmony “Playover” hold feature added
--Pitch bend up / down feature added
--Chords can route to separate MIDI channel (as with
--MIDI channel selection available with main controls
--Bank and program settings added and linked to active MIDI
Thing-1 1.7 Public Release: 03/26/2010
Version 1.7 changes:
New Instruments Supported
--Saxophone - Alto
--Saxophone - Soprano
--Flute - Concert
--Clarinet - Bb
--Recorder - Alto
--Recorder - Soprano
--All are supported with an included preset file
Improved User Interface
--Space saver view (Command-A, Remote Button "Menu")
--MIDI diagnostics button
--Audio input level indicator
--Name of loaded preset displayed
Improvements to Apple Remote Support
--Built-in support (no more need for add-on software)
--Faster remote control response
--Preprogrammed functions for all buttons
--Control over Thing-1 even when in background
Better Dynamics Control
--Expanded dynamic range response
--Dynamics are consistent across instrument range
--Improved real-time aftertouch and continuous controller
Better Attack/Release Tracking
--Fewer unwanted notes on attack and release
--Cleaner articulation and slurred note transitions
--Transcription quality MIDI on/off data (with included
Better Pitch Detection
--Faster and more accurate note identification
--Improved chord recording (unintended notes problem fixed)
--New presets to support specific applications and
----Specific Instruments (see above)
--Better tracking of imperfectly tuned instruments
Preset Files from version 1.0 are not compatibile with this
--Do not use old presets saved under version 1.0.
Thing-1 1.0.1 Public Release:
Version 1.0.1 changes:
Minor compatibility and bug
Thing-1 1.0 Public Release:
Initial trial offer to the
public featuring the ability for a woodwind player to:
clean, accurate tracking and articulation control.
--Stretch out over an 8 octave range.
--Play parallel harmonies in a second voice.
--Double your live playing to a second MIDI channel.
--Silently voice a chord, then trigger it from any note.
--Play walking harmonies as you improvise.
--Make creative use of MIDI sustain / release.
--Send program changes as you perform.
--Dynamically set synthesis knobs with MIDI Control