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QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:59 am
by martinwedelsback
Hi,
I would like to use the Ipad version with an USB keyboard and mouse.

In the Windows version I can play instruments using QWERTY keyboard. Can this be done with the Ipad app as well ?

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:58 pm
by Support
No. The touchscreen allows for more expressive playing.


Giel Bremmers

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:05 pm
by LeftyChris
Support wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:58 pm
No. The touchscreen allows for more expressive playing.


Giel Bremmers
I have the opposite question to the OP: Does the MTS iPad Remote app include a keyboard? I have been using the remote app but I cannot find a keyboard in the app. I would like to use the iPad as a keyboard while using MTS on my Mac. Is this possible?

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:20 pm
by Support
LeftyChris wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:05 pm
Does the MTS iPad Remote app include a keyboard? I have been using the remote app but I cannot find a keyboard in the app. I would like to use the iPad as a keyboard while using MTS on my Mac. Is this possible?
The MTS remote doesn't include a keyboard.
You can use any iPad keyboard app and get it to work with a Mac via bluetooth. There's "Audio MIDI setup" in the Utilities folder.


Giel Bremmers

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:37 am
by LeftyChris
Support wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:20 pm
LeftyChris wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:05 pm
Does the MTS iPad Remote app include a keyboard? I have been using the remote app but I cannot find a keyboard in the app. I would like to use the iPad as a keyboard while using MTS on my Mac. Is this possible?
The MTS remote doesn't include a keyboard.
You can use any iPad keyboard app and get it to work with a Mac via bluetooth. There's "Audio MIDI setup" in the Utilities folder.


Giel Bremmers
Thank you - I didn’t realize that. I am pretty old fashioned and still generally plug keyboards into my computer via USB. I didn’t realize I could use an iPad keyboard app via Bluetooth.

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:53 pm
by Support
Out of curiosity: why do you want to use an iPad if you have a keyboard?

Perhaps I'm the old fashioned one ;-)


Giel Bremmers

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:51 am
by LeftyChris
Support wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:53 pm
Out of curiosity: why do you want to use an iPad if you have a keyboard?

Perhaps I'm the old fashioned one ;-)


Giel Bremmers
Ah, I should have explained - different computers in different contexts. I would certainly always prefer a real keyboard to an iPad, and on my main computer I have a large MIDI controller keyboard connected to it. But if I am traveling and my wife has her laptop and I have my iPad, using the iPad as a keyboard substitute seems like a good idea in that context.

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:26 pm
by Support
OK, got it :D


Giel Bremmers

Re: QWERTY Keyboard

Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:08 pm
by Support
martinwedelsback wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:59 am
I would like to use the Ipad version with an USB keyboard and mouse.

In the Windows version I can play instruments using QWERTY keyboard. Can this be done with the Ipad app as well ?
This is supported in version 4.1

Giel Bremmers