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Wotja 5 Generative Music Suite - Now Truly Cross Platform

Cut-Up Editing Features Come to Windows and Android Versions of Wotja X

April 28th 2018, UK: Intermorphic Ltd today releases Wotja 5.4, theGenerative Music System for macOS®, Windows®, iOS® and Android®. All Wotja X versions and variants now include the text 'Cut-Up' editing capabilities of Liptikl, and more.

Wotja X V5.4 now includes the powerful Wotja Cut-up editor that was previously only available in the iOS/macOS versions (AKA 'Wotja A'). Wotja X is the new cross-platform UI for Wotja and this release means Wotja X is now major feature comparable to Wotja for iOS/macOS.

With its support for the 'Cut-up' Technique Wotja is a useful and powerful creative writing tool in its own right. The Cut-up technique can be used to help quickly break writer's block & discover useful ideas for lyrics, songs, poems, haiku, word combinations, text, stories etc.

The Cut-Up editor is found in the Cut-up Mode. It includes support for for word locking, creating/using syllable rules, providing word alternatives, use of 5 user editable source fields, editable user Word Library and included Word Bank and much more.

See: What's new in Wotja V5.4

Tim Cole and Pete Cole, the Intermorphic founders and brother team said “The major social media platforms presently allow easy sharing of video, but not sharing of audio recordings. To address that in Wotja V5.5 we added the facility to export video recordings. We hope you find it fun, easy and useful to be able to quickly create and share video recordings of your mixes, especially as you can include your Cut-up or TTM words!”

Wotja 5:

The Wotja 5 product cycle so far includes a number of new features and capabilities including the following:

  • Windows, Android versions (via Wotja X, a new cross-platform UI for Wotja)
  • Full Generative Music & Cut-up editing (Wotja X)
  • One-press creation of Albums of mixes (fast, very useful and fun!) - Files > Create New > Album (automatic)
  • Auto albums use auto-generated mix icons (with 35 in-built palettes to choose from)
  • WJ5 BP3 Backing Template Pak with 12 lovely new templates
  • Many album randomization settings for control over how an album is created
  • New in-built Cut-up rules
  • New monthly 'Unlocked' subscription options
  • New monthly 'Long Play' subscription option (Wotja X)
  • Numerous other improvements

See the Wotja feature comparison table.

Wotja marries generative music composition and sound design with a text 'Cut-up' capability, often used to come up with ideas for lyrics, haiku, poems, word combinations. The dual approach makes Wotja great to noodle with to quickly create a combination of image, text and music that is both creative and unique. Wotja Display mode options allow a user to display text, which can be either the Cut-up or 'Text to Music' text used in the mix, overlaid on a background that can either be a photo, auto-generated icon or solid colour.

Wotja includes hundreds of generative music templates and it takes just a matter of seconds to create an automatic music mix, make any desired mix adjustments (if any), generate a Cut-up text idea, add a photo background or automatic icon.

As a deep creativity app Wotja is also well suited to those that want to explore further and experiment with generative music composition and sound design.

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About Intermorphic (press contact):

Intermorphic Ltd was co-founded in 2007 by Tim Cole and Pete Cole. It develops creativity & relaxation ("creative relaxation") apps that use generative & cut-up techniques and builds them to help people both create ideas and to relax and enjoy the moment. The multi BAFTA Award-winning Cole brothers ("the Coles") have a history in music software innovation: they co-founded SSEYO in 1990 and from then to 2001 they created and worked on the "SSEYO Koan Music Engine", a "Generative Music" system used by Brian Eno for his seminal 1996 "Generative Music 1". SSEYO Koan software was available for Windows, Mac and Windows Mobile and in a range of variants from Standalone to Audio Plugin to Web Browser Plugin. Following Tao Group's acquisition of SSEYO in 2001, the Coles created the intent Sound System (iSS) and "SSEYO miniMIXA", one of the world's first mobile music mixers. Intermorphic secured the IP rights to the iSS and SSEYO software in Q2 2008. In 2007 it released both "Noatikl: Generative Music Composer" (the evolution to SSEYO Koan) and "LiptiklCut-Up Text Writer". This was followed in 2008 by "Mixtikl: Generative Music Mixer" and in 2012 by "Tiklbox: Generative Music Player". After many years deliberating on the next step forward for Generative Music the Coles decided that it was "Reflective Music" and so in 2014 came the first of the "Wotja® : Generative Music System" releases. By 2017 the key authoring capabilities of Noatikl, Mixtikl and Liptikl had been fully consolidated into Wotja for iOS and Wotja for macOS (AKA 'Wotja A'), including the playlisting of Tiklbox. February 2018 saw the first release of "Wotja X", a cross-platform UI variant that finally allowed Wotja to be available for all of Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. In April 2018 came the V5.4 release where Wotja X finally achieved major feature parity with Wotja for iOS/macOS.

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