BEATSURFING

BEATSURFING provides immediate expression during the music production process.

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Assemble curated drum instruments and perform, tweak effects, swap samples from our library or add your own to breathe life into your music production and live stream performances.

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iPad App

SPECS

iPadOS

Only available for iPads.

Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.

FAQ

At the moment, BEATSURFING only runs on iPad. But it's meant to be cross plateforme. The other device releases will come along the way.The iPad needs to run on iOS 12 or above.

BEATSURFING supports:

  • aiff
  • aif
  • bwf
  • flac
  • ogg
  • mp3
  • wav

YES

  • Just tap the round button in the top right of your screen.
  • Choose between stereo or multi-track recording.
  • To stop the recording, hit the button one more time. The button will change from a stop button back to a record button.

All recorded performances are saved on your iPad.
To access them, follow this path: Using the file browser, navigate to
"Files" > "Beatsurfing2" > "Performance" > "Name of your map"

To export BEATSURFING Maps on your iPad device :

  1. Go to the main screen
  2. Hit the button “export” exposed on the right side of the map

To find your exported maps on your iPad, go to:

> Files
> On my iPad
> Beatsurfing 2
> BeatSurfing2
> Maps

To import your own background in the BEATSURFING Playzone, you can import those different images format : .png, .jpeg, .svg.
The image imported should be square taking the width of your screen as a reference.
Note that about ¼ of the space above and under won’t be seen.

1. Connect your computers/devices to the same network. If there is no internet connection available you can use one of these offline methods.

Note: In case you are using a Lightning cable connection as an offline method, activating iOS in 'Audio MIDI setup' switches the connection mode of the iOS and deactivates Link. We recommend using a network-based connection in case you need to send or receive audio via iOS.

2. In Live, open Preferences -> Link MIDI and ensure that "Show Link Toggle" is selected.

3. Then enable Link by clicking its button on the far left of Live's control Bar. If there are any other Link-enabled devices on the same network their count will be displayed here.

Link IndicatorIf at least one other Link-enabled app or instance of Live is connected, the Arrangement Position display will show a moving “progress bar” whenever Live’s transport is not running. This bar is a representation of the Live Set’s global launch quantization in relation to that of the other participants in the Link session. After you trigger playback, Live will wait until this bar is filled before starting.

YES

  1. Go to Audio MIDI Setup > Enable your iPad.
  2. Then go to your DAW preferences and select your iPad as the Audio Input Device.

You should be all set.

You can create a screen recording and capture sound on your iPad.

  1. Go to Audio MIDI Setup > Enable your iPad.
  2. Then go to your DAW preferences and select your iPad as the Audio Input Device.

To import your saved BEATSURFING Maps from your iPad :

  1. Go to the main screen
  2. Hit “Import map” exposed on the left side of the screen
  3. Go to the folder where the maps are saved
  4. Hit the map file you want to import

Note that to do so, you will have to have exported previous maps (see : How can I export my Maps?)

If you subscribed before we changed the pricing plan from subscription to unlocking, you probably have noticed that you only have access to the free usage of it and we apologize about the situation.

There is only one way to get back on track. YOU MUST CLAIM A REFUND to the Appstore, download the last App on the store and go through the buying process again.

Here is the Apple procedure to claim a refund : https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204084

Didn't find what you were looking for? Check our knowledge base and if you don't find your answer send and email to support@beatsurfing.com.

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