An advanced drum machine software with pattern-based programming for Mac

Hydrogen for Mac

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Download Hydrogen 1.0.0 RC 1

  -  36.3 MB  -  Open Source
  • Latest Version:

    Hydrogen 1.0.1

  • Requirements:

    macOS X 10.12 Sierra or later

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  • Author / Product:

    Hydrogen Team / Hydrogen for Mac

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  • Filename:

    Hydrogen.dmg

Hydrogen for Mac is an advanced drum machine program. Its main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming. Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4. Check out now!

Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats. Support of samples in the compressed FLAC files. Hydrogen for macOS is a software synthesizer that can be used alone, emulating a drum machine based on patterns, or via an external MIDI keyboard/sequencer software. Hydrogen drum machine software compiles on Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Features and Highlights

  • Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4.
  • Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats.
  • Support of samples in the compressed FLAC files.
  • Pattern-based sequencer, with an unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.
  • Up to 192 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.
  • Unlimited instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.
  • Multi-layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).
  • Sample Editor, with basic cut and loop functions.
  • Time-stretch and pitch functions via rubberband cli. Require the rubberband-cli package.
  • Play-lists with scripting function.
  • Advanced tab-tempo.
  • Director Window with a visual metronome and song position tags.
  • Time-line with variable tempo.
  • Single and stacked pattern mode.
  • Export/Import single patterns into song projects.
  • Midi learning via Shift+MouseClick on many gui-cotrollers combined with a midi settings editor.
  • Ability to import/export song files.
  • Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.
  • Multiple patterns playing at once.
  • JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers.
  • JACK MIDI, ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with an assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL).
  • Import/export of drumkits.
  • Export song to wav, aiff, flac or ogg file.
  • Export song to midi file.
  • Export song to lilypond file.

Also Available: Download Hydrogen for Windows

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