Venerable musical instrument maker Roland has released 4XCAMERA, a new video capture app for iOS devices. Although this is a slight departure from the company’s usual offerings, 4XCAMERA is still aimed at musicians, with the aim of helping to create video clips that can combine up to four performances on one screen. share. Users start by capturing a single video using the app, then can use that initial video to record up to three additional performances, adding new parts with each pass. Users can then apply any of the 10 split screen models and adjust the volumes for each of the videos separately for the perfect sound mix before generating a final video file which can be shared directly to YouTube or other media sites. social.
The app supports both 1: 1 and 16: 9 aspect ratios, and it is available as a free download which allows you to capture and combine up to two performances; all features are unlocked via a $ 4 in-app purchase. The app also allows the user to access songs from the iOS music library which can be controlled through headphones as a guide to set the first track without interfering with the original performance. It is also possible to collaborate on video projects via cloud-based storage, so that individual performances can be recorded on different devices, allowing multiple musicians to participate from anywhere in the world. Sound can be recorded through the built-in microphone on iPhone or iPad, or users can connect an audio capture device such as Roland’s GO: MIXER to capture higher quality sound directly through the Lightning connector.