Yamaha Synth Book
A problem has been reported in version 15 of iOS and iPadOS, in which Apps are sometimes unable to detect a Yamaha musical instrument after making a USB connection.
If you encounter this problem, turning off your iPhone/iPad and then turning it on again will allow the instrument to be detected normally. We have confirmed that this problem only occurs with version 15 of each OS.
As of October 27, 2021, we have reported this to Apple and are considering how to address it.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but would ask for your patience while we resolve this issue.
This app features a complete history of Yamaha Synthesizers, an integrated virtual analog softsynth, a kind of DJ Performance app contorls audio phrase, and serves as a portal to Yamaha’s online synth communities.
Additional functions in Version 2.0
1. Music Remixer added
Music Remixer is an app for the iPhone that allows audio phrase s assigned to pads to be combined and played in real time. Featuring a wide range of effects and mixer functions, it can also be used for simple performances.
2. Special Contents
Additional functions in Version 1.5
1. New 64 Voices for AN2015.
64 Voices such like Synth Lead, Synth Brass, Synth Bass for your own playing. In total 128 Voices available on AN2015.
2. Compatible with the Inter-App Audio function and Audiobus support.
Can be used with other apps that are compatible with the new iOS7 features of Inter-App Audio, such as Synth Arp & Drum Pad and Mobile Music Sequencer.
3. News function added.
This feature provides you with information such as driver updates, local event and sales campaign.
Yamaha Synth Book (V2.0) got following 8 features:
1. Music Remixer
Music Remixer is an app for the iPhone that allows audio phrase s assigned to pads to be combined and played in real time.
Featuring a wide range of effects and mixer functions, it can also be used for simple performances.
* You will be able to download "EDM3" on the early July, "House 2" on the early August, "Electro 2" on the early September, "Pop 2 meets VOCALOID" on the early October, "Pop 3" on the early November and "Drum&Bass" on the early December.
Use it with a MOXF as an external Effector!
When connected to the Yamaha MOXF (ver1.10) using the Lightning to USB Camera Adapter by Apple, the MOXF becomes the external Effector. You can control various Effector on EFX screen in real time.
The AN2015 features virtual analog modeling like the AN1x. It also features a drum part that can keep the beat going while you perform and control the main synth part.
Analogue Synth Specifications
- Tone Generator: Virtual Analogue Modelling
- Polyphony: 8
- Preset voice: 128
- Arpeggiator: 1
- Scale: 1
- Polyphonic Pad
Drum Part Specifications
- Tone Generator: Audio (Drum loop and time stretch function included)
Drum Pad: 16
Drum Pad Set: 5
Compatible with Inter-App Audio
Can be used with other apps that are compatible with the iOS7 features of Inter-App Audio, such as Mobile Music Sequencer.
Use case 1: Enjoy it as a standalone iOS app!
There are 2 modes available, SYNTH mode and Drum mode that work at the same time, e.g. when drum phrase is playing, Analog sound can be selectable and playable with the drum phrase, and vice versa without stopping ongoing music.
Use case 2：Use it with a MOXF as an external tone generator!
When connected to the Yamaha MOXF Music Production Synthesizer (OS version 1.10) using the Lightning to USB Camera Adapter by Apple, the MOXF becomes the MIDI/Audio interface for the iOS app creating a very powerful music production system.
The history part of the app features detailed, “behind the scenes” information about the 40-year design and development history of Yamaha synthesizers. This fascinating historical accounting of the technological breakthroughs behind some of the most innovative, musical and successful Yamaha synthesizers is a must-read for all synth fans.
4. Special Contents
News provides you with information such as driver updates, local event and sales campaign.
6. Product Line-up
Showing video of current product line-up:
- MOTIF XF Series
- MOXF Series
- MX Series
- CP4 STAGE
- CP40 STAGE
7. Yamaha App catalog
Introduction of other Yamaha Synth iOS Apps.
Yamaha Synth Book features links to Yamaha’s online communities. Connect with other Yamaha Synth fans around the world on Facebook or Yamaha’s own online synth community: yamahasynth.com.
Specs (System requirement)
|Compatible Devices;||iPhone (5 or later), iPad (4th generation or later), iPad Air (1st generation or later), iPad mini (2nd generation or later)|
|Comaptible OS;||iOS 7.1 or later|
*Because of processing load, you can not enjoy Music Remixer on iPod touch (5th generation), iPad (2nd and 3rd generation) and iPad mini (1st generation).
If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and other languages version, the English version shall prevail.
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