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Description

Virtual ANS is a software simulator of the unique Russian synthesizer ANS - photoelectronic musical instrument created by Evgeny Murzin from 1938 to 1958. The ANS made it possible to draw music in the form of a spectrogram (sonogram), without live instruments and performers. It was used by Stanislav Kreichi, Alfred Schnittke, Edward Artemiev and other Soviet composers in their experimental works. You can also hear the sound of the ANS in Andrei Tarkovsky's movies Solaris, The Mirror, Stalker.

The simulator extends the capabilities of the original instrument. Now it's a full-featured graphics editor where you can convert sound into an image, load and play pictures, draw microtonal/spectral music and create some unusual deep atmospheric sounds. This app is for everyone who loves experiments and is looking for something new.

Key features:
* unlimited number of pure tone generators;
* powerful sonogram editor - you can draw the spectrum and play it at the same time;
* any sound (from a WAV file or a Microphone/Line-in) can be converted to image (sonogram) and vice versa;
* support for MIDI devices;
* polyphonic synth mode with MIDI mapping;
* supported file formats: WAV (only uncompressed PCM), PNG, JPEG, GIF;
* Audio Unit Extension (AUv3), Audiobus;
* many new features compared to version 2.3; see the full list: https://warmplace.ru/soft/ans/changelog.txt

Homepage, user manual and versions for other systems:
https://warmplace.ru/soft/ans

What’s New

Version 3.0.2c

bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

anickt ,

Well Worth It!

I have been using the previous version for a while. Decided to get this new version even though its a paid update and not “free” as we have come to expect with iOS apps. Glad I got it just for the improved higher res interface! I haven’t even delved into the polyphonic synth yet but I’m quite pleased that I got this. Thanks!

Henry Lowengard ,

Spectral Goodness

I wrote an earlier spectral painting synth app, and this one has a lot more features! For me, the best is setting it to go really slowly, but short loops that manually evolve make for good “live coding” performance.

Markonw ,

Amazing sound sculpting tool, photoshop for audio, crazy cool iPad implementation!

Love this app, appreciate the update

App Privacy

The developer, Alexander Zolotov, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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