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[MobilePRwire] – iPhoneXCoder has announced new version Real Drums 4.4 for iPhone and iPod touch. Real Drums turns any iPhone or iPod touch into professional drums. Easily set instruments and sound kits from the application menu. Real Drums was developed to give you the best sound performance with no latency. Real Drums features 10 sound-set and types of drums, including bongos and special kitchen drums made with real kitchen pots and pans. Start iTunes and play along to your favorite songs.
Do you wish to surprise your friends and enjoy with them by playing drums and also other percussive instruments (such as bongo)? “Real Drums” is the application for you.
With Real Drums, you can play:
* 10 types of drums (more coming soon!)
* Special Kitchen Drums – made with real kitchen instruments
Sounds are taken from the original instruments. The user can easily set instruments and sound kit (6 drum kits) from the application menu. Real Drums is developed to give you the best sound performance and no latency, for the best experience. Real Drums is localized in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
In this version:
– improved user interface
– improved responsivity, for best music experience
– support for iOS 5.0 devices
– minor bugfix
Best method to use RealDrums:
* Start iTunes application
* Choose your preferred song and play it
* Start Real Drums
* Enjoy, and play your best songs
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later (Tested for iOS 4.0 and 5.0)
* 8.1 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Real Drums 4.4 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) for a limited time only and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category. There are also an iPad (Real Drums HD) and a Mac version (Real Drums for Mac) available. And now there is also a Real Drums PRO version, by which you can customize every single component of your drums.
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