Version 1.3… Live on Wednesday May 18.

“With SongCatcher we have aimed to provide the ultimate solution for musicians and songwriters to meet the crucial need of documenting musical ideas. SongCatcher brings to the mobile environment the most functional and necessary tools, for use in the fastest and easiest way.”

- John Vella,  creator

SongCatcher is the first fully functional recording studio environment on the iPhone platform, designed around capturing creativity at the moment of inspiration. It is the first app to feature both Audio and MIDI recording, making it the ultimate solution for the songwriters who are looking for a sketchpad.

SongCatcher comes with two interfaces, which are tailored specifically for professional musicians, and enthusiastic amateurs, or anyone who likes having fun with music. Audio to MIDI conversion allows users to sing ideas and turn them into instruments!


10 layers of recording, including 5 layers of Audio and 5 layers of MIDI!

Audio to MIDI conversion, allowing the user to sing ideas and have instruments play them back. Create your band with your voice!

Audio recording through either built-in microphone or external input (via iRig or Similar.) Record and layer live performances!

Resizable Piano Keyboard to play instruments.

Instruments include: Piano, Electric Piano, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Distorted Guitar, Synth, Organ, Strings and Horns. (more available through in-app purchase)

MIDI editor to edit performance. Get it perfect!

Mixing functionality, including panning!

Ability to bounce mixes and re-import, hence allowing unlimited tracks!

Tempo track with optional click.

Ability to export mixes in various formats to email.

Lay down your ideas quickly and email them to your home studio!

NEW FEATURES in Version 1.3!
iPod 2 and 3 sound bug is fixed. Thankyou for your patience!

MIDI Exporting is now available!

Line-in is now supported!

Creating instruments with your voice is now easier! And now supports bass parts!

MIDI Editor now has undo and undo all functionality!

MIDI Instrument record level now also controlled by mixer!

Help section now built into app!

Interface is now focused around Project mode.

A few other little changes to make everything run smoother.

SongCatcher Full Version
SongCatcher - John Vella Music
SongCatcher Lite Version
SongCatcher Lite - John Vella Music
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