Apple Buys Italian Music App Developer Redmatica, Looking To Beef Up GarageBand And Logic Pro [Report]

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Logic Pro and GarageBand could see major updates thanks to a new Apple acquisition.
Logic Pro and GarageBand could see major updates thanks to a new Apple acquisition.

Apple has reportedly bought small Italian startup Redmatica, a company that specializes in making digita music-editing apps that all run on the Mac.

The news comes from an Italian blog, which did some digging and found a document from Italian communications regulator AGCOM that seems to prove that Cupertino purchased the start-up.

Why? No one knows, but obviously it has to do with music. Redmatica is a small company that makes revenue of less than €100,000 per year, with an income of a paltry €26,000. That’s small potatoes, and Apple likely picked them up for a song.

None the less, Redmatica has a number of apps Cupertino could potentially be interested in, including Kaeymap Pro, an editor for sampled instruments.

Techcrunch speculates the real reason that Apple bought Redmatica is for an aqui-hire: looking for talent and tech to help beef up Logic Pro and GarageBand.

We’ve reached out to Apple for comment.

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Via: Techcrunch