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Geco MIDI

Multi-Dimensional MIDI/OSC/CopperLan Expression Through Hand Gestures
4.38560623329258 of 5
(50)

Multi-Dimensional MIDI/OSC/CopperLan Expression Through Hand Gestures

Please contact us through the product website if you need assistance with using GECO. We'll get back to you as quickly as possible. Additionally, on the website you'll find an extensive collection of video tutorials to help you get started and a user forum to exchange tips and tricks.

GECO is one of the easiest and most powerful solutions to interact with MIDI/OSC/CopperLan through touchless control. Our custom multi-staged processing engine ensures an extremely low processing overhead and near zero latency, while still providing you with beautiful real-time visual feedback and powerful customization capabilities. GECO has been designed for live performance and quick configuration during rehearsal by industry professionals that have years of experience with high-speed low-latency electronic music software.

GECO doesn't produce or manipulate sound directly, its purpose is to control other software or hardware that understands MIDI, OSC or CopperLan.

Features
  • 40 different control streams with both hands
  • Any control stream can be mapped to MIDI CC, Channel Pressure, Pitchbend and Pitchwheel messages on 16 different channels
  • High-resolution 14-bit MIDI support with customizable fine message number
  • High-resolution OSC support with customizable paths and OSC server selection
  • Full support for CopperLan data output, assignment, learning and mapping storage
  • Tunable gesture boundaries with support for defining dead zones around the center positions
  • Instantly switch between related control streams by opening or closing your hands
  • Carefully designed GUI for an immediate overview of the active MIDI mappings
  • Real-time low-latency visual feedback of your hand movements and MIDI data
  • Integrated virtual MIDI port on MacOSX, additional freely available software can be used to send MIDI to other applications on Windows
  • Connects to any known MIDI output port on your computer, for instance hardware synthesizers, on both MacOSX and Windows
  • Fully customizable user interface (colours, graphical elements, background image)
  • Flexible document management that can be loaded while performing gestures
  • High performance and near-zero latency engine with virtually no CPU impact when the real-time visualizations are hidden
  • MIDI decimation setting to allow integration with legacy hardware that has limited MIDI bandwidth
  • Advanced data output tuning with range inversion, minimum and maximum boundaries, distribution curves, attack and decay times

What's New

Version 1.3.0
  • Updated for Leap Motion API v2.1.
  • Changed intelligent hand open/close algorithm to take advantage of the new skeletal tracking.
  • Added support for LAST as an option for data offset in the MIDI mappings.
  • Added support for smoothing movements as a document setting.
  • Added support for dual MIDI CC streams, where a negative value will send out positive data for another CC.
  • Added support for Latch mode by allowing selection between continuous data streams or toggling between the offset and rest values.
  • Fix for movement streams where the lower and upper bounds were artificially limited.
  • Fix for openness linking between invalid MIDI configurations, to still reset the valid one.
  • Minor stability improvements.

Ratings & Reviews

  • Cannot installe it after a while.

    4 of 5
    by leelou – March 18

    Hi, I want to use the app on another computer, but I have the message "You've already installed this app on the maximum number of devices". If I put the first one in the App Home's trash it doesn't change anything. How can I reset or delete it from previous computers to allow a "fresh" new install ? Thanks !

    5 out of 5 customers found this review helpful


  • Cannot Launch

    5 of 5
    by fearzaaasssin – August 18, 2014

    When I launch Gecco Midi it says you have already installed on maximum number of devices..plzzz help..

    2 out of 4 customers found this review helpful

    by UwynMarch 23, 2014
    Thanks for reaching out, have you tried launching the airspace application on your computer? You should see a blue arrow in the top right corner of the Geco MIDI application icon.

  • It stoped working

    1 of 5
    by morphtek – July 5, 2014

    After the latest update my FL studio cant recieve any midi data from GECO ,waiting for fix or a rollback :( EDIT: Found the problem its was copperlan it needed a reinstall

    1 out of 6 customers found this review helpful

    by UwynJuly 1, 2014
    If you contact GECO support through the contact email address, we can help you track down your problem. We didn't change anything in the MIDI handling in the last update, nothing should have changed. It's probably a configuration matter on your system.

  • Doesn't work anymore

    1 of 5
    by avysk – September 27

    I didn't use the app for a long time. Now when I'm trying to run it, it invariably shows the dialog saying "To run this app for the first time, you need to be connected to the Internet. Please check your connection and try again." and then quits. Of course, my connection is alright.

     

    by UwynSeptember 27
    Sorry to hear of your troubles, please contact Leap Motion. This is related to occasional intermittent problem with how the Leap Motion App Store authorizes apps that were bought from it. Sadly we have no influence over this.

  • Amazing app!

    4 of 5
    by dm199913 – March 7

    Amazing - I am currently using it with Live 9 and loving it. I find the app a bit tedious to configure each time I start a new project though, would a community template system be implementable? Thanks :D

     


  • Used with FL Studio

    5 of 5
    by HerpesFree – August 2, 2013

    Well, you can see my first test run here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj6wtolxL2k I had fun.

    6 out of 6 customers found this review helpful


  • Excellent

    5 of 5
    by thetechnobear – August 1, 2013

    A well thought out app that is really useful for anyone with midi devices, not just a demonstration of leap technology. Its easy to setup, has great support by the developer. Thanks Geco!

    5 out of 5 customers found this review helpful


  • Cannot installe it after a while.

    4 of 5
    by leelou – March 18

    Hi, I want to use the app on another computer, but I have the message "You've already installed this app on the maximum number of devices". If I put the first one in the App Home's trash it doesn't change anything. How can I reset or delete it from previous computers to allow a "fresh" new install ? Thanks !

    5 out of 5 customers found this review helpful


  • A new chapter in music making

    5 of 5
    by callesjoenell – July 29, 2013

    Finally a software dedicated to make natural organic movement by the body a key piece of music making. Geco has a straightforward interface and takes minutes to learn and master. The support and community around Geco is reason alone to get the software and see where it takes us in the future.

    6 out of 7 customers found this review helpful


  • Everything I'd hoped a MIDI Leap app would be!

    5 of 5
    by MartinH76 – July 30, 2013

    I pre-ordered the Leap Motion specifically with plans to use it as a MIDI controller. This the only MIDI app I've tried for Leap but I can't see myself needing to try any others - this does everything I wanted and more. The fact that Geco is automatically picked up as a MIDI input was a nice surprise, and the configuration options for gestures are simple, effective and well thought out (Rest Value is really useful!) Highly recommended, especially for experimental/electronica artists.

    4 out of 4 customers found this review helpful


Information
    Platform: Windows
    Version: 1.3.0
    Size: 7.27 MB
    Age Rating: 3+
System Requirements
  • Windows 7 and 8 (x86)
  • Intel i3 2GHz CPU or better.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 20MB free HD space.