chk071 wrote:... and soft synths will be more demanding in 5 years too, so the gap between the performance of mobile devices, and desktop devices will remain the same. Frankly, we will never see something like Monark or Diva on a mobile device. Development for such platforms will always be a compromise to save processing power. And, who knows, maybe people will have enough of that gadget type of thing in 5 years anyway. They're already developing foldable displays now, who knows how a mobile phone will really look like in 5-10 years.
Those apps already exist and (personal opinion) some (Zeeon) will even sound better to me.
But synths like Animoog won´t ever come to desktops
Maybe not on smartphones due to the GUI but iPads are really powerful tools these days.
I think nearly all available synths would run on the latest one. IOS might have limitations but also less bloat and easy install, deinstall, plug n´play etc, no piracy, better optimized GUI, you don´t need to support 10 different OS versions and so on.
For sample libraries is not there but for synths it´s an awesome platform and the only usable multi-touch platform as well. I´m sure it has a bright future for music apps. I see more and more developers releasing apps or porting things over there.....resistance is futile