Release 8

Dear friends,

Release 8 of Isokratis Piano is out (User's Guide), which has the following additions:

* Choir sPro sound of Release 7 was renamed to the “sPro bass” in this Release.

* Νew sound choir sPro (in the main package of Isokratis Piano).

* 4 additional sounds (+12), (-12), which are recommended when the pitch shift is above 12 moria, or below -12 moria correspondingly (they’re also in the main package).

* Selection of the Sounds can now be done also from the main screen.

* Selection of the Pitch Shift step can now be done also from the main screen.

* Arbitrary Pitch Shift can now be set directly by typing (which might be truncated to the corresponding limits)

 

In Release 8, the Button Keys, as well as the Chroas, Etc In-app are FREE.

 

Also per previous Release:

* You can tune any intervals and scales of any Theoretician and Chanter of Byzantine Music (Psaltic Art), using the Key Tuning In-App.

* You can create your own (Your Ison) ison wav files (via the Your Ison In-App) and upload/play them in the Isokratis Piano, taking advantage of the vast capabilities of the app.

 

The Isokratis Piano's 23-page User's Guide for the Release 8 is also available here.

 

 Download from Microsoft Windows Store

  

See all the features in brief:

 

1. Key Tuning (Scale Tuner): Programmable N-ET microtonal step (incl. half-step) tuned sharps and flats, individually in each piano key (In-app ); Load/Save tunings

2. Scales: 12ΕΤ, Byzantine Scales (Committee 1881, Chrysanthos), Didymos (non-tempered)

3. Sounds: Piano, Isokratis 1 (single human voice), synthetic Choir sProsynthetic Choir sPro basssynthetic Choir 1, synthetic Choir 2

4. Ability to Load/Play your own .wav Isokratis' voices “Your Ison” (In-app), taking advantage of the app's vast capabilities (piano soundboard)

5. Metronome (European), Chrononome (Byzantine) with virtual "LED" and sound

6. Pitch Shift in steps of configurable N-ET intervals

7. N-ET steps/cents (decimal numbers) with adjustable N from 12-99999

8. 97-key Piano (+optional B#, E# black keys), C0-C8 or G0-G8 (with octaves’ shift), 2-4 full octaves' display (with Piano sound)

9. Button Keys (In-app) for Isokratis functionality

10. Release Time adjustment

11. Continuous key press mode, for Isokratis and Synthetic Choir sounds

12. Byzantine Piano (with Byzantine Scales)

13. Chroas (In-app, free)

14. Virtual LCD displaying useful information

15. Tone intervals between the Keys, Keys' frequencies on top of the Keys, Personal Settings saving capability

16. Key labels choice: Byzantine Music Martyrias, Tone names (Ni, Pa, Vou, ...), European notation (Do, Re, Mi, ...), American (US) notation (C, D, E, …)

17. 4 different reference frequencies (Ke/A 440, Ni/C 261.63, Ni/C 256, Ni/C 220)

18. Volume Control (logarithmically, and independent of computer’s volume control)

19. Keyboard help (piano keys - keyboard keys correspondence appearance) / Keys' size change

20. Adjustable app width (to be used in parallel with your favorite eBook reader), Background image selection

21. Multi-touch, Keyboard, Mouse input

 

See here the key tuning in action!

 

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