I got a reply from the developer of the amazing MultiTrack 16 track recorder app on what could be in the feature queue. Here’s what he says:
I‘ve been trying to order a list in terms of complexity of implementation.
1. Stereo recording (using line in microphones)
2. Punch in/out (locators)
3. Automation for faders and panning
5. Non destructive editing – trimming/copying/moving with a ‘bin’ system
6. Looping and loop recording
8. Automation for effects
Because of the highly complex caching algorithm needed to support 16 tracks, some effects would be harder than others. Reverb and delay type effects (includes chorus effects) would be more time consuming to implement than an EQ, overdrive/distortion or compression/limiting.
On the top of my list is stereo recording because the UI wouldn’t have to change, you would just be able to arm more than one track if the hardware supports it.
I’ve been trying to think of a simple way to edit the audio data (trimming, copying, and moving) without the clutter that all the other apps have.
Also what would be nice is faster display of waveform data when the zoom level changes or to display ‘blurry’ waveforms until the high resolution waveforms are ready.
A user poll would be a good idea, but I’ll probably wait until MultiTrack gets more popular (fingers crossed!)
If you haven’t tried the app as yet, in my opinion it is really worth it. I hope that it does get more popular as I think it would be a big shame if this app didn’t get developed any further.
MultiTrack at the app store:
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