Software Developer Bit of Paradise Products announced SonicMood 4.8.9 on Monday, the latest version of the company's ambient music generation utility on Monday. The software, which can be used for tasks such as meditation or blocking out background noises, combines nature sound files with user-created ambient music.
The software features 28 available Moods that can be edited and altered, each Mood features two separate types of sound generation (a MIDI player and support for the Soundfiles that arrive with the application). Each Mood offers three separate MIDI instruments and three separate Soundfiles, allowing for a wide variety of combinations to be created. Users can also add additional instruments and soundfiles to any Mood as well as add their own soundfiles.
Version 4.8.9 sports new improvements such as changes to the user interface and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, QuickTime 6, 35.4 megabytes of hard disk space and a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 to run.
SonicMood retails for $12.95 (USD) and version 4.8.9 is a free update for registered users. A fully-functioning demo version is available and high quality 30 minute MP3s sell for $1.69, 120 minute MP3s retail for $3.49 and MP3 bundles go for $4.99.