“Apple reportedly has purchased Italy-based music software company Redmatica,” Josh Lowensohn reports for CNET.

“A report from Italian blog Fanpage, and picked up by TechCrunch, says Apple has bought the company, which specializes in audio software tools,” Lowensohn reports. “A regulatory filing with the Italian Authority for Communications Guarantees, which was dug up by Fanpage, suggests the deal was approved earlier this week.”

Lowensohn reports, “Redmatica makes four pieces of audio software, including tools for sampling, editing, and library management. Its primary product is KeyMap Pro, a sampled instruments editor that runs on Apple’s OS X.”

Read more in the full article here.