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GrooveStep

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GrooveStep
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General
Author(s)bioroid
TypeMusic Application
Version1.0
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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GrooveStep Digital Music Studio is a full featured music making application for the Nintendo DS. GrooveStep features an easy to use step sequencer for pattern based music making.

Features

  • Easy to use step sequencer with up to 4 Groove Sliders per step
  • 16 monophonic tracks with up to 2 sounds per track with ADSR envelopes and LFOs
  • 16 variable length patterns up to 64 steps long
  • 16 channel mixer with volume, mute and solo control
  • Song arranger can chain up to 255 patterns each with individual settings
  • WAV file support with preview in file browser with up two 2MB of sample RAM
  • XY PAD real time performance interface

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. Copy the GrooveStep.nds (or .sc.nds for SuperCard users) file and GrooveStep directory (from the DS folder in the archive) to the root of flash card

Controls

L - bring up pop-up screen (screen navigation, pattern/song options, copy/paste, options screen) [can be changed in the settings screen]

Select – show/hide the settings screen

Start - start/stop playback

D-pad - change/edit selected slider control when a control is highlighted, left/right change current pattern on PATTERN SCREEN if no control is highlighted

Stylus - everything else

Media

Changelog

RELEASE 1.0

  • Replaced RAW sample support with basic WAV file support (mono, 44100KHz)
  • Added pattern RESET button to Edit Tab on PopUp screen.
  • Added TEMPO edit to SONG screen.
  • Added WAV file preview ON/OFF option to Settings Screen + functionality to file select screen when selecting wav files
  • Added XYPAD LINK option in Settings to allow independent track control for the X and Y axes.

NOTE: TO convert your songs from previous versions, just convert all your RAW samples to WAV files (with .wav extension). No other changes have to be done.