Plugin Boutique has announced the release of Scaler 2 for iPad, making the popular music theory workstation available to mobile music makers.

Scaler 2 is an inspirational and creative music tool that gives you access to a world of new ideas, expressions and melodies. With powerful detection of MIDI and audio, Scaler 2 can determine what key and scale you’re in and suggest chords, melodies and basslines that match your music. Scaler 2 can connect to any keyboard, synth or device using bluetooth audio and midi. Scaler is fully compatible with GarageBand and Audio Mixers to get you writing music on the fly in an environment that suits you. Scaler 2 makes finding chords and progressions intuitive and fun! It’s a comprehensive but easy to use toolbox that will help anyone make better music.

Scaler 2 for iPad/AUv3 is available as a free download at the App Store with all sound and most features unlocked. An in-app purchase ($18.99 USD) unlocks all features. Scaler 2 for iPad works perfectly with the Scaler 2 plugin available exclusively at Plugin Boutique.

Additionally, Scaler 2 for Windows and Mac has been updated to version 2.6, which includes the following changes:

  • Add new Trap Bass sound.
  • Add new Trap & Punk chord sets.
  • Add new multi-stroke strum patterns.
  • Add more guitar chord charts positions.
  • Add “Minimise Movement” option in the suggest chords popup.
  • Fix an issue showing an incorrect number of chord/notes detected.
  • DAW-Sync setting now properly synchronise to other instances.
  • Show Bass/Inversion setting now updates the chord names properly.
  • Fix an issue when dragging and dropping chords onto themselves.
  • Prevent the Welcome Screen from reappearing when changing some settings.
  • Add an option to remove duplicate chords in detect panel.
  • Improved handling of unison chords & single notes in detect panel.
  • Add a placeholder for unknown chord chart positions.
  • Prevent save function from overriding files.

Scaler 2.6 for Windows and Mac (VST/VST3, AU and AAX) is priced $59 USD. The update is free to Scaler 2 users.

More information: Plugin Boutique