An advanced linear MIDI Sequencer and Keyboard / Controller for iPhone and iPad.

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Xequence AU Keys & Pads Keyboard & Pad Controller as AUv3 Audio Unit Plugin


  • Efficient User Interface for an amazing mobile editing workflow
  • Full support for scales and scale-based editing throughout the app (keyboard, pianoroll, etc.)
  • Over 70 scales in 10 categories included
  • Full Audiobus support
  • Ableton Link (tempo and phase only - use Audiobus for start/stop sync)
  • MIDI File Import & Export (notes, controllers, program changes, track names, etc.)
  • Best-in-class MIDI timing and clock output
  • MIDI In & Thru with rechannelization & rerouting to current track
  • MIDI Sync Master (Clock/Start/Stop/Continue/SPP) - other DAWs & sequencers can run in sync with Xequence, e.g. to use audio tracks, or external drum machines. Several modes for full compatibility
  • Works perfectly with e.g. AUM / Gadget as hosts / sound generators, drum sequencers like Ruismaker, or BM2 for synced audio tracks


  • Unlimited Parts
  • Up to 4 tracks (Unlimited Tracks via In-App Purchase)
  • 64 Undo/Redo steps
  • Per-track non-destructive Swing & Delay +/- 200 ms
  • Multiple tracks per instrument
  • Parts can be independent or linked (editing the original modifies all copies)
  • Part-based looping
  • Program changes
  • Selection tools: Marquee/Rectangle, Same Track, Same Instrument, Linked Parts, Invert, etc.
  • Editing tools: Create Copy, Create Linked Copy, Unlink, Split, Join, Convert loops to parts, etc.
  • All edits can be performed across multiple tracks and parts
  • Global clipboard, even across projects
  • Position/Length Handles at screen edges for efficient editing


  • 256 Undo/Redo steps
  • Fully scale-aware
  • Relative or absolute grid: Snap Events to nearest grid line, or move by grid increments
  • Live Auditioning of all note edits and mini keyboard on the left
  • Selection tools: Box, Same Note, Same Key, Same Beat Position, Invert, etc.
  • Editing tools: Copy, Legato, Quantize, Quantize Ends, Octave +/-, Flip H/V (mirror), Fill part with selection
  • Smart Draw mode: Touch to create, touch again to delete, drag up/down to transpose, drag left/right to change length
  • Global clipboard, even across projects
  • Note velocities can be edited just like controllers, see below:


  • 256 Undo/Redo steps
  • Selection tools: Box, Same Beat Position, Invert
  • Selection modes: Add & Replace
  • Editing tools: Copy, Reduce, Quantize, Compress/Expand, Flip H/V (mirror), Ramp (various curves), Fill part with selection
  • Smart Draw mode
  • Note Velocities can be shown as controllers and edited with the same tools


  • Fully scale-aware, very playable single or dual keyboards
  • Glide support
  • Freely adjustable key width
  • Velocity emulation (via vertical position on key)
  • Drum maps and pads, highly customizable (In-App Purchase)
  • CCs (controllers) can be shown as touch ribbons next to the keyboard
  • All CCs can be controlled by sliding (ribbon), device rotation (up to three axes simultaneously), played like a button (sustain pedal, "trance gates"), or by touching the keys at different vertical positions. All highly configurable.


  • Unlimited Instruments (an Instrument is a MIDI destination & channel)
  • 3 definable CCs (Controllers) per Instrument (up to 12 via In-App Purchase)
  • Compatible with virtually ALL synths and hosts


  • Audio & MIDI Metronome
  • Note chasing (notes play even when playback starts in the middle)
  • Robust controller (CC) handling with backchasing
  • Perfect song looping, no dropouts/jitter at loop points
  • Supports any time signature/BPM (fixed per song)
  • Generative music with PolyHymnia (In-App Purchase)
  • Files app support
  • Ruler (can be set to auto-hide to preserve screen space)
  • Bright or dark color scheme

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