cykle is an innovative, semi-generative melodic step sequencer for iOS that is based around the idea of sequencing individual musical parameters (such as pitch, velocity, length, transposition, etc.) independently, by way of decoupled sequencer lanes. thus, the interplay between simple elements can yield complex and musically interesting results.

nb: cykle does not make sound by itself, you will need to connect it to a MIDI-compatible synthesizer app on your device, load it in an AUv3-compatible host (such as Audiobus or AUM) or connect it to an external synthesizer, computer or any other sound generating device.

- works as an Audio Unit (AUv3) MIDI plugin or as a standalone (CoreMIDI) app
- sample-accurate sequencing engine
- universal layout with landscape and portrait modes
- slick and responsive native UI
- configurable tempo, scale and key
- each channel can be routed to a separate MIDI destination and channel
- each channel sends MIDI note- and pitch-bend data as well as an arbitrary number of continuous control messages
- AUv3 state-saving
- randomization
- save and load patterns
- independent sequencer lanes for various musical parameters:
- pitch
- pulses
- rests
- chance
- velocity
- accent
- step length
- gate length
- chance
- ratcheting
- transposition
- transposition by octave
- pitch bend
- mappable MIDI CC values (e.g., filter cutoff, resonance, envelope, etc.)
- sequences can be instantly manipulated by various actions (shifted left/right/up/down, rotated, randomized, mirrored, doubled, bisected)
- configurable clock division rate per sequencer lane
- Ableton Link support
- an offset can be added to timing to compensate for MIDI latency
- ongoing development and support, many new features on the roadmap

What’s New

Version 1.1

- added new offset sequence lane (moves the selected step ahead in time)
- added global swing setting
- added transport (start/stop/pause) controls in standalone version
- display two channels on screen on iPad landscape mode
- added option to duplicate a channel
- added option to copy and paste patterns between AUv3 instances
- transpose sequence stays in key
- added link to user manual in menu
- added option to reverse patterns
- show values on selected steps
- added new presets
- various bugfixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings


Corne Driesprong
11.2 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

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

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