7Aliens has released Catanya, a polyphonic pattern based MIDI arpeggiator.

7Aliens Catanya

Catanya is a tool that allows you to play a sequence based on your chord. Catanya is not a standard arpeggiator which has preset modes like UP, DOWN, ALTERNATE, etc.

Catanya was developed on a higher level, it’s based upon patterns. You can create your own pattern or simply choose one of the hundreds of preset patterns. When you have chosen a pattern you play a chord or chord progression, set the output to your favorite synthesizer or sampler and you will get finished track.

Catanya features

  • Next generation pattern arpeggiator.
  • Easy to use.
  • Multiple instances.
  • 9×32 note matrix.
  • 1,100 presets (music phrazes).
  • Supports recording final output into DAW for additional editations.
  • Powerful presets browser with ability to choose genre, style, rhythm, instrument, tempo.
  • Usable with any VSTi plugin or external HW synthesizer (via DAW’s midi out).
  • Unique AI Random functions for making unique velocity Groove.
  • Realtime velocity spread.
  • Supports Cubase, Ableton Live, Reaper, FL Studio, Mackie Tracktion, NI Kore 2, EnergyXT.

Catanya is available as a VST instrument for Windows PC for 45 EUR. A demo version is available for download

Update: Catanya 2 is no longer available. Check the Kirnu Cream MIDI performer plugin instead.