Roland Launches Music Creation App Zenbeats
Roland has launched a new cross-platform music creation app Zenbeats.
Zenbeats allows producers and music makers to create, share, and collaborate on songs through the app. Zenbeats includes expressive onscreen instruments, third party plugin integration including drag and drop support, collaborative jamming via Ableton Link, streamlined cloud support, and enhanced exporting options.
The acquisition of Open Labs’ award-winning Stagelight app serves as the foundation for Roland Zenbeats. Stagelight users can download Zenbeats and continue their musical journey.
Zenbeats comes in three different price tiers: free, unlock and ultimate.
Free is just that, free. Unlock comes in two tiers: $14.99 for ChromeOS and Android and $49.99 for Windows and Mac. This allows access to all in-app features including eight instruments, 14 effects, plugins (VST/AU/AUv3 where supported), and additional store credits to add more content to a user’s library.
Ultimate runs $149.99 and is available on Android, ChromeOS, iOS, Windows, and macOS devices. Ultimate provides access to 40 preset packs, 40 loop packs, and sounds currently available. But right now there, is an introductory offer for $99 that includes all in-app loop and preset packs, over 6,000 sounds and works on all devices.
Roland CEO and Representative Director Jun-ichi Miki states, “Roland’s mission has remained the same since it was founded in 1972—to inspire the enjoyment of creativity for everyone. With Zenbeats, anyone can enjoy casual music-making using the devices they already own, and we are certain that our existing loyal fans will inspire us by how they bring the app into their musical lives.”
Get yours on the Roland website.