IK Multimedia brings real-time vocal digital processing to Samsung devices with the EZ Voice app and new iRig Mic HD-A
obile music-making specialists, IK Multimedia announce the release of the EZ Voice app and iRig Mic HD-A digital microphone. EZ Voice brings real-time vocal processing and recording to the latest generation of Samsung devices with Samsung Professional Audio, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. iRig Mic HD-A is the first digital microphone compatible with all Samsung devices running Samsung Professional Audio as well as other devices running the recently released Android 5 Lollipop operating system.
EZ Voice users can process their performances with effects in real-time by applying up to three of the available nine effects, including traditional studio standbys like Reverb, Delay, Chorus, EQ, Filter and Level. It also features creative options such as Tune, Morph and Choir, allowing more radical alterations like changing a vocal performance’s key or gender or adding in extra voices and harmonies. Users can apply these effects individually or select from a number of included presets. The EZ Voice app can be used as a standalone app or as a plugin with Samsung’s new Soundcamp studio software.
Professional-quality recording is also possible IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic HD-A, the first digital microphone for Android that allows plug-and-play connectivity via its included USB OTG cable (an additional USB cable is also available for use with PC). The input signal can be set using the onboard gain control while a multicolour LED provides sound level monitoring.
The iRig Mic HD-A benefits from 24-bit audiophile-grade A/D converter, a 44.1/48 kHz sampling rate and a low-noise/high-definition pre-amp. Users can also choose from the manufacturer’s range of analogue microphones, such as the iRig Voice, iRig Mic and iRig Mic Cast, which all use the mini jack for the input/output connection with the device. These microphones are also compatible with IK’s iRig Recorder and any other Android app that uses the mini jack or USB input to record and capture audio.
The new EZ Voice app for Android/Samsung Professional Audio is available through the Samsung Galaxy Apps store for only $4.99/€4.49, plus a free version is also available. EZ Voice and iRig Recorder are also available on the Google Play store. The new iRig Mic HD-A digital microphone will be available through IK Multimedia’s online store and select retailers for $129.99/€99.99. For more information, take a look at www.ikmultimedia.com/ezvoiceandroid and www.ikmultimedia.com/irigmichda