Creative apps for the iPad,
iPhone and iPod touch.

Now available in iTunes.

Bloom is an endlass music machine, a music box for the 21st century. You can play it, or you watch it play itself. - Brian Eno

Freestyle settings do not work in Bloom 3.0

There is a bug in the 3.0 update to Bloom: If you change any of the top five settings on the Freestyle page, it switches that setting off permanently within the app, and there's no way to turn it back on again. That's particularly annoying if you've turned off the Echo! We've already prepared a fix, which we hope will appear on the app store shortly.


Meanwhile, we recommend avoiding touching the following settings on the Freestyle page: Shuffle sound, Shuffle mood, Shuffle delay, Evolve when idle and Echo. If you have already accessed them, the only option is to reinstall the app. We apologies for any inconvenience.

Why does the youtube video of Scape have more buttons and elements?

First of all, well spotted! Don't worry, you've got the same version that's in the video. Scape reveals its elements, moods and other features very gradually. The more you use it, the more you'll see. We've done that for a good reason - it's rather overwhelming to get all the sounds at once, and we found it's a more enjoyable experience this way. It takes time to get to know a sound, and where to place it.

The app continues to play in the background

All of our apps have been designed to play in the background. If you are running Scape, you can stop the audio at any time using the pause button, or by returning to the main menu.


If you are using Bloom, Bloom HD, Trope or Air, please set Multitasking to 'Off' if you don't want background audio. For Bloom 3.0+ this setting is called "Play in background".

What's the difference between Bloom and Trope?

Bloom is played by tapping on the screen and triggering individual bell-like notes. Trope is played by moving your finger around the screen, creating more sustained notes. The sound gets brighter going from left to right, and more 'pure' as you move up or down away from your original position.

What do Bloom and Trope's moods do?

Each mood is assosciated with a different colour scheme, key and mode.

The App crashes on startup

Try restarting the device. To turn it off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears. Slide your finger across the slider to turn off. To turn the device back on, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.

Technical support:

support@generativemusic.com