Your iPhone is a powerful communication device, so what if you want to play or record some of the audio from it through your Mac—like maybe for a podcast you’re recording. Turns out it’s easy and your Mac can even see your iPhone as just another audio input source. Read on to learn how to set it up.
Hi Guys, when i used an old Ipad 2 with the camera connection kit i could send midi strings from my Onsong app to Roland FA06 workstation without any problems. Now i have an Ipad pro with the lightning to usb camera connection kit and it does not work. When I send midi from iPad to Ableton, I do it over WiFi using rptMidi on the PC and network midi in iOS. Basically just keeping a WiFi midi connection into Ableton and the hitting Ableton’s midi capture button if inspiration hits. The iRig Keys Mini is an electronic MIDI music keyboard that connects to iPhone and iPad with a Lightning cable. Although it isn’t regularly advertised, iPhones and iPads have had great support. The Mac makes it relatively easy to set up a connection with an iPad, but you will need to dig into your MIDI settings and know just where to go to make the connection. First, launch Audio MIDI Setup. Use Audio Midi Setup to turn your iPhone into a new input source on your Mac Now select your iPhone or iPad from the device list on the left and click Enable.
Use Ipad As Midi Keyboard For Mac
To play audio from your iPhone—or iPad, for that matter—you’ll need to a Lightning to USB cable, like the one that came with your device for charging and syncing. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac with the cable, and then launch Audio Midi Setup on your computer. It’s in Applications/Utilities.
A few extra bits of info This mode debuted in macOS El Capitan in Audio MIDI Setup, but it had a different UI window at that time. Download lenovo wifi driver for windows 10. The UI changed in macOS Sierra to look as it does in this article’s screenshots. After clicking Enable, the iOS device becomes a USB audio input, not an output. If you are attempting to hear input from the iPhone while in this mode, please note that input is not automatically played through to the Mac’s audio output. An application that records and/or monitors input (such as GarageBand) is required to Read more ». This is not working under Sierra. I did go into sound preferences and select my iPad as the input.
My iPad is plugged directly into my iMac and not a hub because the hub is lower powered and does not charge the iPad. I tried toggling the output between the internal speakers and a USB audio device I am using.
The USB device works since I can play iTunes and almost anything else through my headphones. When playing, the input level moves but there is no sound for the output. I wonder if the difference between my system and yours Read more ».