Paper is not alone in the genre of easy-breezy creativity apps for iOS. This week, Propellerhead Software launched a music creation app called Figure. For $1, it lets you throw together entrancing techno beats with little effort. Just hold a finger over the instrument you want to play, and the grooves lay themselves down. A small set of parameters lets you futz with the beats and melodies to create seemingly endless variations.
Just as Paper does with drawing, Figure lets you create respectable tunes even if you’re not a practicing musician. You needn’t have played an instrument to use Figure, or have studied painting to use Paper, and both apps are so simple that you don’t have to spend hours learning the software. You just open the apps and start making stuff.
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