Powerful synthesizer tailor-made for the mobile platform.

Shaper is a subtractive synthesizer specifically designed for the mobile platform. It is fully-featured and capable of creating a wide range of amazing-sounding patches. The user interface is intuitively laid out to ensure a smooth creative experience.

Feature highlights:
- 2 alias-free waveform oscillators and an additional noise oscillator
- 2 ENVs and 2 LFOs
- Intuitive "drag and drop" modulation assignment
- Fully configurable LFO graph
- Classic analog filter
- 3-slot effect rack
- 7 built-in effects (Bitcrusher, Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Filter, Phaser, Reverb)
- MIDI and MIDI learn support
- AUv3 support

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

GtrGeorgeDC ,

Very Interesting, BUT...

One really glaring omission here, is HOW do I save a patch of my own?
I just bought & installed Shaper on my iPad, and spent a good half hour diving into programming a sound... only to have no way to save it! I should have been doing it within AUM; then I could have saved a preset in AUM... But the standalone app should have a save function; I cannot find it... OK, FOUND IT! I had no idea there was a menu under “SHAPER” in the upper left corner. I hope this saves somebody from losing some work like I did...
Other than this, Shaper is pretty much a basic analog synth, but with some really interesting possibilities with LFO modulation. AND it looks like every parameter can be MIDI controlled within AUM... NICE!
Now that I know how to save patches, I can look forward to a lot of interesting experimenting with this one.
Sound quality, filter, FX, all sound good so far. I think this will be a fun addition.

Developer Response ,

Hi GtrGeorgeDC, thanks for the kind words, and glad you enjoy the app!

Yes, you can access the menu by clicking on the Shaper logo. There you can save / load patches, and also access the PDF manual.

Codowlsky Polopumus ,

Sounds good, sleek interface - one question...

When I first loaded the synth, I could see the of the movement on at least one of the LFOs or envelopes - this was indicated by a little dot that traveled along the path as is typical when there’s a visual representation (which is hugely helpful and I personally love this feature when it’s included). But now that I’m creating my own patch, I’m not seeing any visual indicator within any of the envelopes or LFOS. When I hit a key, no movement is shown visually. Is there a way to turn this off and on? If so, how?

Super promising synth based on my limited play time, really digging it!

Edit: anyway to further implement Apple Pencil? It doesn’t really work for selections (they are highlighted but don’t change until you use a finger as opposed to pencil)

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