Different Drummer Support
Please report any bugs you encounter. Our goal is bug free but it seems to be a moving target (as with all apps).
Instructions can be found in the app itself by tapping the small i button on the lower right of the scrolling display. You can also directly email support via the Credits page of the instructions. We encourage you to reach out to us and keep us up on what you are doing or trying to do as well as your suggestions for how to improve the app! We also want to know who's using Different Drummer so we can build a strong community. Even better, share with us any samples you produce either video (youtube) or audio (soundcloud) and we'll try to add them to our site.
We are improving the app on a constant basis and plan to keep it up for years so enjoy!
3.4.0 Known Issues
2.3.2 Known Issues
2.3.0 Known Issues
1.5 Known Issues
1.1.1 Known Issues
1.1 Known Issues
1.02 Known Issues
1.01 Known Issues
Make sure your mute switch is not on if you don't have a headphone jack plugged in. Also, check your sound settings in the Settings of your iPad. Sorry, if the audio is a little soft when playing on the iPad speakers, we'll try to improve that but we certainly recommend speakers or headphones that can do justice to the booming bass of the drums. In fact be careful not to turn it up too loud if your speakers are not ready for prime time!
If a voice drops out after the app is dormant for a prolonged period, you may have to restart the app by going to the springboard and double-clicking the home button and doing a long hold on the Different Drummer icon. You can also restart the sampler by tapping the Reset Audio button in the Settings Panel. Also check to see if your rest wave is too high up and that your beat value is not too slow to be played.
Make sure to quit unnecessary apps that are running on your device to free up as many resources as possible. Try tapping the little pause button for the scrolling graphic which can improve performance, especially when all voices are playing. Unlike other types of drum machines, this one is a real-time generator and so it is sensitive to other things that hog up the CPU though we have tried to optimize it.