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  • Happy Holidays Everyone   3 weeks 5 days ago

    I'll raise a glass to that!

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   3 weeks 6 days ago

    I agree with you entirely!
    Not sure on release date, but looks like first quarter 2018. If we are really lucky January.
    Stay tuned to this thread. We should get an update after the New Year.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   3 weeks 6 days ago

    I hope this is still coming along! I still can't find a single iOS app that I like as much as the original NS!

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   3 weeks 6 days ago

    I’ve assumed that JB ‘can’t access files’ because he didn’t save projects to a PC. There are people who try to go the iOS only route and swear off PCs. I hope JB isn’t in that situation, but it sounds like the case. It is super dangerous to keep all the .nsp files on only one iDevice. Same goes for keeping files on only one computer. Files should always be in at least 3 different places.

    Nonetheless it is a sad thing to hear about so much work being lost. Does anyone know if it is still possible to revert back to iOS 10? Would jailbreaking the iDevice free the files? I would try both of those.

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   3 weeks 6 days ago

    I’ve assumed that JB ‘can’t access files’ because he didn’t save projects to a PC. There are people who try to go the iOS only route and swear off PCs. I hope JB isn’t in that situation, but it sounds like the case. It is super dangerous to keep all the .nsp files on only one iDevice. Same goes for keeping files on only one computer. Files should always be in at least 3 different places.

    Nonetheless it is a sad thing to hear about so much work being lost. Does anyone know if it is still possible to revert back to iOS 10? Would jailbreaking the iDevice free the files? I would try both of those.

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 4 hours ago

    I can only feel your pain, but I don't think I can offer anything that hasn't already been said. To be honest I never even thought about the situation where the device is always in airplane mode.

    But was there a reason why you didn't/couldn't use nanosync to transfer the finished projects off the device to a PC? If only to save space. I know you can email the projects, but I always had issues if it was more than a few Mb in size. Sorry doesn't help I know :-(

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 5 hours ago

    I realize that you are new to the forum JB, and I hope you will realize that there is nothing personal against you, but there have been a steady stream of people coming to this forum with the same dilema, not reading the threads about this issue, and asking the same question over and over again. Nanostudio cannot be updated to work on iOS 11. Period. It’s not going to happen. Nanostdio was built a long time ago, when all apps were 32 bit. Apple decided that 32 bit apps would not be supported from iOS 11 onwards. iOS 11 requires 64 bit apps. Nanostudio was very successful, but the desired wishlist from the user base could not be added to Nanostudio without a complete re-build, thus the need to create Nanostudio 2, which is a 64 bit app. After a handful of years NS2 is close to being released and it will be a great app I am sure. Also old NS1 .nsp files or Eden presets will not work in NS2. Now you are caught up.

    I’m really sorry to hear that you did not get the word that NS will not work on iOS 11. There is nothing that can be done about that. If you saved your work as .nsp files on a computer, then you can use the free PC/Mac version of NS to continue working on your projects. If you only saved them on to the iDevice that is now running iOS 11, you may be SOL. You haven’t been clear about your situation, so it is hard to advise. I have kept my old iPhones and an iPad on iOS 10 to preserve my ability to use NS1. I think that anyone who is serious about NS1 should do the same or get a used older iPhone for cheap. eBay has iPhone 5 starting around $50 and iPhone 6+ starting around $100. Compared to the costs of producing music on a PC or Mac, not to mention complete hardware studios, I think the used iPhone route is a steal.

  • Happy Holidays Everyone   4 weeks 5 hours ago

    God rest you merry, gentlemen.

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 5 hours ago

    No warning given.

    Perhaps because I always run airplane mode unless I need to network.
    My IPad Pro is strictly for Audio recording and network function eats up cpu.

    Whatever, I guess I’m screwed
    One person isn’t enough of a reason to do anything about it

    Will NS2 read NS1 files?
    And when is the up to date release date?

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 5 hours ago

    Firstly thank you for replying.

    I have multiple legitimate reasons for all of the defenses presented.
    I could explain each and why, but that will not change my dilemma.

    I am not buying another iOS device, I just can’t.
    Files are backed up, yes. But I can not access them and complete my work
    So that doesn’t change my dilemma either

    Simple solution: Update NStusio to work with iOS 11

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 20 hours ago

    "I highly recommend downloading *every* app in iTunes/Desktop as well"

    That would mean using an old version of iTunes as well – the new versions don't include apps.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 1 day ago

    Old devices which are good enough for NS1 are really cheap .. it makes sense to buy just for NS1 for example old iPad Mini 1 (which is same HW like iPad 2, NS1 runs like a charm on it) ..

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 1 day ago

    Getting the old files is good advice, but then what? Just use the PC version of NS?
    Having an iDevice that is not on iOS 11 seems the only way to really guarantee the ability to use NS1.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 1 day ago

    You don't need a pre-iOS11 device if you have the backup archive.
    You can use one of the "iBackup explorers" (e.g. iExplorer) to browse through application data inside the backup.
    You won't be able to restore the app itself (which you don't need anyway I guess), but you have access to its data at the time of the backup.

    I highly recommend downloading *every* app in iTunes/Desktop as well, otherwise you have no backup of the application itself and no previous version to install in case an app update does not work as expected.
    From time to time, some apps just disappear from the App Store for various reasons, so be sure to regularly both make backups of your iDevice data as well as the apps themselves too.

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 1 day ago

    Yeah, just want to chime in here. They gave plenty of warning, especially if you used it often. I remember the last few months before iOS11 were annoying; every dang time I opened NS1 I'd get that pop up. Maybe you put it down for a while and didn't get that message, or didn't update often enough to get it.

    Like Slam said, get an older device restore from a pre iOS11 backup and you should be fine. That's what I did; I actually have 3 iPad 1s running my backups atm.

    I'm glad Blip didn't upgrade NS1 for 64bit; can you imagine how much longer we'd have to wait for NS2? Heavenly Father!

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    Apple gave plenty of warning. Every handful of times I open NS, I get the warning that NS needs to be updated and will not work on iOS 11. Unless you haven’t opened NS in the past year, how did you miss that warning? I wish you had come to the forum right away and read the warning not to upgrade to iOS 11.

    Some people have been able to revert back to iOS 10. I’m not sure how or if it is still possible, but give that a try. If you backed-up your iPhone/iPad before updating to iOS 11, the NS files should still be on your computer. Get a pre-iOS 11 iDevice and restore it from your last back-up. Then save the files to your computer, as well as to a few other hard drives, thumb drives, or SD cards.

  • NanoStudio and IOS 11   4 weeks 2 days ago

    Apple gave plenty of warning. Every handful of times I open NS, I get the warning that NS needs to be updated and will not work on iOS 11. Unless you haven’t opened NS in the past year, how did you miss that warning? I wish you had come to the forum right away and read the warning not to upgrade to iOS 11.

    Some people have been able to revert back to iOS 10. I’m not sure how or if it is still possible, but give that a try. If you backed-up your iPhone/iPad before updating to iOS 11, the NS files should still be on your computer. Get a pre-iOS 11 iDevice and restore it from your last back-up. Then save the files to your computer, as well as to a few other hard drives, thumb drives, or SD cards.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    > There was no warning about the ios11 compatibility issue.

    There was warning.. you din't get this annoying mesage that app will stop working in iOS11, everytime you run it on iOS10 ??? Strange ..

    We discussed few options here .. first and most important thing is do not delete NS1 ... until you don't delete it, all you stuff is still there .

    If you deleted it already, then there is still very small chance - i noticed that some apps remembers some settings ever if deleted and installed again on iO11, so just maybe they delete just app but not app document folder (but it is higly inlikely, and not verified, it's just my speculation)

    Wait for a while until this will be available (it's just matter of time)
    https://wccftech.com/get-your-hopes-up-saurik-is-working-on-cydia-for-io...

    Then jailbreak your device, and then use for example iFunBox or other desktop app to access Nanostudio app directory and copy all projects to you computer.. Then install desktop verion of NS1

    Or restore you device from backup with iOS10 ? In case you did backups .. in future do backup before ANY major iOS upgrade, it's very good habit !

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    I’ve been using Nano studio for years and have many compositions near complete on my iPad Pro.
    After my iOS updated, I can no longer use or access my 100s of hours of work.
    There was no warning about the ios11 compatibility issue.
    It was research that led me here...
    NS2 is great, but I need access to my music. The holiday was coming and I was going to gift some of my music to friends and family. I am locked out without warning

    HELP please

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    This is exciting!!!! I’ve used this app for a few years. Definitely worth the pennies!

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    Since the Blip Team is... busy, I’ll try to answer based on what I remember Matt said (please take with a grain or two of salt).
    1). iPad version first, then universal, PC or Mac version maybe much further down the road after audio tracks and various other things. No commitment on this yet.
    2). I don’t remember soundfonts being mentioned, but it’s not needed in Obsidian since soundfonts are covered in apps like Bismark’s bs16i which is AUv3. So in NS2 you’ll be able to use soundfonts in bs16i as AUv3.
    3). I think so, but I’m not sure on this.
    4). Like the ‘Re-sample’ feature on TRG? Or do you mean a more direct method?
    5). To me it looks like there is a lot of flexible control in assigning multiple samples in overlapping keyboard ranges, but I don’t think ‘Autosampling’ has been mentioned per se. I think we will place samples manually, which I’m all for.
    Hope that helps a bit.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 2 days ago

    Ok, almost missed the party here :)

    My few questions:

    1. Will there be a vst/au version of NS2 in the future, which can load NS2 projects and (finally) create a link between iOS/PC/Mac? I know - no audio tracks means no rendered iAU plugins, but still :)

    2. Do we get an easy way to import sample patches like SoundFonts or SFZ?

    3. Will there be iAU parameter automation?

    4. Will there be an easy way to "sample" the output of a track, so that one could use it instantly in the sampler?

    5. Did you thought about an "Autosample" Feature for the Sampler? So that one could sample CPU hungry iAU's as an easy to use sampler patch?

    Thanks for your amazing work!

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 3 days ago

    Oh yeah... I like that one.

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 3 days ago

    Don’t forget dreaming of a white noise Christmas....

  • NS2 - Progress report and screenshots   4 weeks 3 days ago

    > "This DAW is your DAW, this DAW is my DAW"

    holly fuck.. ok really THANK YOU !! going sleep and i'm pretty sure this damn thing will will play in my head also morning

    > ‘We Wish You A Merry Obsidian’

    Uhm and another one... pleade next time put before such stuff big red butto "Eartworms are comming" warning buton so i can stop reading..

    hm .. "earthworms are comming" ..
    https://youtu.be/etTwbxeyPsY