What are the funny shapes that appear on top of the waveform in Chronotron? There are circles, triangles and sometimes even diamonds! I'll come to the meaning of these symbols shortly, but even more important than the shapes are the vertical bars behind them. These bars represent transients, that is, sudden changes in intensity, like … Continue reading Funny Shapes (Part I)
While some kinds of app can survive on their own, media players are useless without media. Some Chronotron users work with their own tunes, but many of you rely on instructional videos or similar material from the Internet, to learn how to play an instrument. This is why Chronotron has a built-in YouTube downloader. The … Continue reading You Download
Today I turn 46, so I decided to blog something about it. This is also my opportunity to thank you all – relatives, colleagues and Chronotron users – for the warm messages on all those social networks I seldom interact with. Just yesterday, on my way back from a holiday trip, I was handed the … Continue reading 46
Developing Chronotron is one of my hobbies. I started this project about 20 years ago as a companion tool to improve my guitar playing abilities. The software has improved a lot since then, though I wish I could say the same of my musical abilities (sigh). While I don't spend the entirety of my spare … Continue reading Your App, my Hobby
This holiday season I had the chance to try the HP Envy x2 Always-Connected PC (ACPC) running Windows on ARM. My main goal was to get Chronotron running smoothly on it; however, I thought I may as well share in this blog what I learned about the device. You will find on the Internet some … Continue reading My HP Envy x2 Review
Release 113 is the last Chronotron update of this year. That's at least the plan, unless unexpected issues trigger another urgent deployment. As you can read in the Release Notes, this update brings a couple of quality improvements. The most noticeable change is that the audio scroller is now resizable, motivated by the fact that … Continue reading 2018 + 113 + 14 + 18 = 2019
Get Chronotron for 50% off the regular price on Black Friday! Go to the Microsoft Store on Nov 23rd (from 00:00 to 24:00 UTC) to benefit from this deal. In the meantime, you can download Chronotron and enjoy its trial period, during which the app is fully functional.