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trae215
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Make Caustic An Open Source App

Caustic is one major Android/iOS/Windows/macOS update away from falling by the wayside, and probably already has for some of us. It's really a shame that such an intuitive and well thought out app has been abandoned. It's easily the most streamlined music making app around. I've tried to move on since I know it won't be compatible with my devices forever, but nothing compares to this damn thing.

With that being said, I have a proposal for Rej. If you don't have the passion anymore, why not just let it go? Make it open source and allow the people to continue its development. It has so much potential to be a top mobile music production app. The workflow is there, not to mention the audio editor is one of the best around for mobile, and it runs pretty solid since it's all self-contained, just like Reason was before it could run VSTs. I'm sure there are people who use this app that are more than capable of keeping it going.

But this all just wishful thinking of course.

lord_bondslave
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This has been suggested

This has been suggested before.  Some have offered to help build Caustic in the past, but I think most offers fall short.  The idea of people being more than capable, and the reality of someone actually able to do it and to put the time in seem not as inline with reality as a wish is.

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"If it was an open source app

"If it was an open source app, then I'm not sure what would it be like"

Lots of unicorns prancing around rainbows.  Maybe bubbles too.

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@the_official_fart Lots of

@the_official_fart Lots of spaghetti and Papyrus making Spaghetti.

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@the_official_fart Lots of

@the_official_fart Lots of different versions of 3.3 or 4.

Cronos1388
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I have the PC version of

I have the PC version of Caustic 3.2 in case iOS stops working. Does anyone have a PC download of the Mastering app? I own the Android version just want the PC copy for continuity. 

Axem
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@Cronos1388 the same happens

@Cronos1388 the same happens to me

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100% agree. It's a damn shame

100% agree. It's a damn shame. All that work for what? To keep it locked away until it's completely useless? 

And yet again we have the usual comments dismissing the idea of open source / opening up the app to more enthusiastic devs because, gee there just no way anyone else is capable of further development of the app. 

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At the very least, can we

At the very least, can we please get an OSC server or some kind of API to interact with the Caustic core. This app has so many use cases for live performance but the controller support isn't quite there yet. Mike had the idea to get OSC implemented a couple years ago but it never really got done.

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Guessing that comment about

Guessing that comment about dismissing open source was about what I said.  Get someone who can do the job here, and I'm betting it would be done already.  Easy to say it can just be done by someone that doesn't know what it takes to make it happen.  Rej pulled off something really special.  Mike did also (and is still working on more).  If it is easy, do it.