Good, but there is room for improvement This is the first program that I have tried that can make 8-bit music, and it's decent to say the least. It's lacking, though, and these faults can be realized quickly. For one, each file is incredibly limited. I was hoping I could make a chiptune version of a song, but I couldn't even get past the opening instrumental with the first file. The second fault, which is quite major, is that files cannot be exported directly onto the phone. The app will be more appealing once these points are dealt with!
It's OK, but definately too irrhythmical for me. I have been composing with flstudio and famitracker for quite some time now, and when i found an app that was basically mobile Famitracker, I thought it was too good to be true. And, in a compositional sense, it was. The software has too much latency (Which, considering we are dealing with rhythm here, isn't good.) Every time i make even a simple drum beat, it turns into a swing tempo. And, it's a loose cannon when it comes to how and when it'll have latency between the notes. Sorry, but i'll stick with FT.
Good app for casual chiptune This app is easy to get into and once I figured it out, I loved it. I can easily make music, the controls are simple and I understood everything. The price to share music is reasonable. One small complaint: could the background be given a wider range of values? The contrast is a little bit eye-straining, but that could be just me. I like the customizable accent, though, definitely a cool feature.
Slight nostalgia for WINDOWS PHONE?! So I got this app because I wanted to compose music for a game. What caught my eye about this particular app is the Windows Phone reminiscent UI. I actually used to own a Windows Phone in 2013, and this app just helped all the memories of unboxing that phone and seeing that shiny, still-relevant Nokia logo. 😊🕘📱
It's really really good but... These are some pretty minor nitpicks from an otherwise fantastic app. 1) I wish you could add some effects to the music like a reverb or something. That would be sweet! 2) I wish there were more percussion sounds. I feel quite limited to what range of instruments are currently provided. 3) When I playback a song, the rhythm will at times slow down which is super annoying. I hope that can be fixed. Other than that, this is an absolutely amazing little app! :)
Awesome,but a few problems 8tones is a portable famitracker, so to say. However, my main gripe is that the songs are played through the engine with swing to it. It doesnt bother me too much but itd be nice to have it fixed. That, and I have to pay to publish songs. /.-./ TLDR:good,but fix the swingy tempo
MEGA ONLINE UPDATE!!
Thank you guys for the strong support with 10,000+ downloads!!
- Fixed a word ("music", not "musics" as plural)
- Fixed a major bug where the app crashes upon upgrading for the first time
- Of course users can publish/listen music online (publishing requires payment)
I acknowledge that some users still have issues with the interface, that will be slightly modified in the future.
A real-time music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers.