software
step
sequencer

what is it:
a MIDI-enabled software recreation of the hardware M185 step sequencer, designed by RYK logo - developed with their input!

New version 1.6.2 available! (see Version History in Documentation for info)

what are its features:
Includes virtually all major functions from the hardware M185, and adds many new ones specific to the software version. New features in version 1.6 = new icon

Multi-stage step sequencer with stage-selectable gate modes
Gate modes include Mute, Single, Multi and Hold
Trill mode available when in Multi mode within a stage
Polyphonic potential when using long Note Length values
Each stage can be from 1 to 8 clock pulses in length
Constrain notes to scale new icon
Global transpose
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Internal or MIDI clock control
Built-in clock divide capability
MIDI output to any hardware or software synth
• VST instrument hosting
16 preset slots for instant recall of parameters
Presets can be saved to and loaded from disk
• External MIDI controllers support via MIDI CC messages, with MIDI learn
• MIDI note control of one or more stages via MIDI keyboard
• Can specify default MIDI device and controller map

let me see it:
click thumbnail above for screenshot. Overview video below (video using v1.0)!

Also, check out these video examples of what a hardware M185 can do!

i want to learn more:
read the full documentation (pdf, 1.2 MB), or ask questions in our forum new icon
what do i need to use it:


Macintosh
Mac OS X 10.5.x - 10.8.x, intel


Windows
Windows XP SP2
Windows Vista
Windows 7
i want to try it:
have fun with the free Demo Version (it's fully functional except it won't allow you to use the excellent presets feature, and will time out after 30 minutes)
i want to buy it:
$40 USD

PayPal only, no returns -- please try the demo first to see if you like it.
Once we receive notification from PayPal of your payment, we will e-mail you secure download details within a maximum of 72 hours, and usually within less than 24 hours. You will not receive any software or documentation via postal mail, only an electronic download.

who made it:
Dan Nigrin & Defective Records Software
what made it:
created using Cycling '74 technology
i have a question:
please ask in our forum
any other cool stuff:
go take a look
  © 2011-2013 Dan Nigrin & Defective Records Software, All Rights Reserved
 
who's using it:

(Daniel Miller, Mute Records founder)
Daniel Miller

cEvin Key
(Skinny Puppy, Cyberaktif, Tear Garden, Doubting Thomas, etc...)
cevin_key

... and what they're saying:

Synthesizer Magazin
(Germany - Issue 28, Sept 2011)
Synthesizer Magazin
Read the M-185 and Klee reviews (in German)

RYK logo
(M185 hardware sequencer creator)
cevin_key
"The closest to the real thing you can get without knobs!"

Grizzle icon Grizzle (from the Cycling '74 forums)
Cycling74 logo"It's an animal sequencer. I used to drool over that Roland vid thinking I would never have it in my little eurorack and then you come along to save the day :-)"