Sequence the patterns of your apps

  • PatternBud is a multitrack MIDI CC sequencer.

    You can assign a MIDI CC number, MIDI Channel and a name to each track.

    Tracks can have unlimited steps where a step represents a pattern.

    PatternBud also have its own patterns which is great for creating multiple songs or a long performance.

Add unlimited tracks.

Duration based steps

  • PatternBud steps can have a duration of bars, beats, note values or seconds.

    You can set each pattern's duration very specifically which is a unique feature.

    Each step can have a MIDI CC value which is sent on the beginning of the step.

    Steps can also have multiple, customisable actions.

Polyrhythmic patterns.

Step Actions

  • Each step can have multiple actions which is great for creating randomised, generative sequences.

    An action could be jumping to a specific or a random pattern - which could be used for pattern chaining.

    An action could be jumpting to a specific or a random step of a track.

    Also, you can set MIDI CC actions for additional custom triggers.

    Actions are executed on the end of the step's progress.

Music theory engine.

Take advantage of the AUv3 Plugin

  • PatternBud runs as standalone app as well as AUv3 MIDI Plugin.

    You can create AU presets and use AU parameters of the AUv3 plugin.

    PatternBud offers multiple AU parameters where you can control or even automate every single parameter.

    The standalone version of PatternBud supports Ableton Link.

Multiple AU parameters for automation.

Download for iOS


Open source

PatternBud offers its core componets on Github.
They are all shared libraries for iOS, macOS and tvOS platforms, written in Swift.

Music Theory

A music theory library with Note, Interval, Scale and Chord representations in Swift enums.

Duration Progress Bar

A progress bar showing a duration based on seconds.

AudioKit

Free library for iOS.


Other Apps

There are other great music theory apps available.

KeyBud

A music theory app that shows you lots of scales and chords with lots of features.

FretBud

A music theory app for guitar, bass or any kind of instrument player with frets.

ChordBud

A powerful chord progression app with built-in MIDI sequencer.

ArpBud

MIDI Sequencer and Arpeggiator for iOS.

Chord Detector

Mac Status Bar App.

ScaleBud

AUv3 MIDI Music Theory Keyboard for iOS.

StepBud

AUv3 MIDI Sequencer for iOS.

RhythmBud

AUv3 MIDI Rhythm Generator for iOS.

ArpBud 2

AUv3 MIDI Arpeggiator.

ChordBud 2

AUv3 MIDI Chord Sequencer.

LoopBud

AUv3 MIDI Recorder.

Euclid

AUv3 Techno Bass Lines.

SnakeBud

AUv3 MIDI Sequencer.

MelodyBud

AUv3 MIDI Generative Sequencer.

ScaleBud 2

AUv3 MIDI Keyboard.

ShiftBud

AUv3 MIDI Sequencer.

PolyBud

Multitrack Polyrhythmic Sequencer.

PatternBud

MIDI CC Sequencer.

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