This is an old revision of the document!

Free IOS apps (some with IAP or potentially subscription approaches to create revenue for the developers). Apps are sorted by category and developer name.

APP Technology IAP Description
– Host-Apps —
Apple GarageBand Host (AU +IAA) -
Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH Cubasis LE 2 Host (AU + IAA) Requires a supported hardware device or will be in demo mode
( IAP for Cubasis Upgrade and FX )

- Instrument-Plugins -
Aleksei Shchekochikhin aPolyvok‪s APP + AU - Monophonic synth inspired by soviet POLIVOKS synth
Audible Genius Primer synth APP + AU - Subtractive monophonic analogue synth
AudioKit Synth One AB + IAA + LINK - Feature-packed synth for iPad
Blamsoft Viking Synth AU - Emulation of a classic monophonic analog synthesizer
Jatin Chowdhury ChowKick AU Kick drum synthesizer ( IAP for tips )
Fingerlab Mellowsound APP + AB + AU Mellotron emulation( IAP for full version, presets)
Fingerlab Mynth IAA + AU Synthesizer with user drawn waveforms( IAP for full version, presets and saving)
Fingerlab SK-51 IAA + AU All-in-one keyboard inspired by the Casio SK-1( IAP for full version)
James Milton Poly 2 APP + IAA + AB + LINK + AU Generative sequencer for audio and midi( IAP for full version )
KORG KORG iKaossilator APP + IAA X-Y pad beat generator ( IAP for sounds )
KORG KORG Module APP + IAA + AU Sound module ( IAP for sounds )
KV331 Audio SynthMaster One APP + IAA + AB + LINK + AU Wavetable synth ( IAP for sounds )
KV331 Audio SynthMaster Player APP + IAA + AB + AU Preset software synth ( IAP for sounds )
Moog Music Moog Model D APP + IAA + AB + LINK + AU Classic analog synth ( IAP for sounds )
ROLI Ltd. NOISE APP + AU Companion app (synth + drums) for Roli devices. ( IAP for sounds )
Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH Nanologue APP + IAA - iOS port of the VST3 synth for iPad. ( iPad only)
Stefan Stenzel iOptigan APP + IAA 1970th chord organ using optical discs ( IAP for sounds )
Sugar Bytes GmbH Aparillo APP + AU Advanced 16 voice FM synth ( IAP for full version )
Sugar Bytes GmbH DrumComputer APP + AU Drum Maschine ( IAP for full version )
Sugar Bytes GmbH Factory APP + AU Semi modular synth. ( IAP for full version )
Thomas Burns Spectrum AU - 3 Synth based on eurorack synthesizer modules made by Mutable Instruments

— FX-Plugins —
Adam Bell J_NO Chorus AU Vintage chorus effect
Amazing Noises DubFilter AB + IAA Dub Filter is a dual low-pass/high-pass 24/48 dB filter. ( IAP for AU )
Audio Damage, Inc. Rough Rider 2 APP + IAA + AU - Compressor
Audio Damage, Inc. Rough Rider 3 APP + AU - Compression with side chain support
Audio Damage, Inc. FuzzPlus 3 APP + AU - Resonant lowpass filter and a distortion engine with feedback loop.
Audiomodern EOOD Filterstep APP + AU - Filter sequencer
Audiomodern EOOD Gatelab APP + AU - Gate and CC sequencer
Blamsoft Resampler Bitcrusher AU - Bitcrusher
Blamsoft Zero Chorus AU - Simple Chorus
Blamsoft F-16 Filter AU - Filter
Blamsoft DC-9 Overdrive AU - Overdrive
Blamsoft Zero Reverb AU - Simple Reverb
Caelum Audio Flux Min‪i‬ AU - Amp and Filter Modulation Envelope
Caelum Audio Tape Cassette AU - Tape saturation, wow and flutter
Caelum Audio Tape Cassette 2 AU - Emulates the warmth, noise and character of old tape cassettes
Evan Murray Intensifier AUv3 APP + AU - Transient shaper
Haruku Mizoshita DL01 - simple delay AU - Delay
Haruku Mizoshita MF01 - multi mode filter AU - Filter
Haruku Mizoshita VB01 - simple reverb AU - Reverb
Imaginando Lda DLYM AU - Produces flanger and chorus style effects
Inphonik PCM2612 Retro Decimator AU - Scalable 8-bit decimation
Jatin Chowdhury ChowCentaur AU - Emulation of the Klon Centaur guitar pedal with circuit modeling or neural network
Jatin Chowdhury ChowTapeModel AU Analog tape maschine emulation ( IAP for tips )
Joerg Knieschewski SimpleStereoWidening AU - Stereo widening
Julien Faure Tone Deluxe AU - Tube amplifier, spring reverb and cabinet
Klevgränd produkter AB Svep IAA + AU - Stereo modulation filter effect - phaser, flanger, chorus
Mani Consulting Ltd Multiband AU - Multiband splitter
Mani Consulting Ltd Stereo Lag Time AU - Adds a small delay between the left and right channels
Matthew Caldwell Frobulator IAA + AB - Experimental stereo modulated filter and delay effect
Matthew Caldwell Muckracker IAA + AB - Abstract audio distortion effect to annihilate your sound
Matthew Caldwell Nebulizer IAA + AB - Echo box with sound stretching and warping
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. 808 Overdrive Pro IAA + AU - Distortion
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Analog Rack Chorus IAA + AU - Simple chorus
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Analog Rack Cleaner IAA + AU - Low and highpass filter
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Analog Rack Delay IAA + AU - Delay with BPM sync
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Analog Rack Noise Gate IAA + AU - Noise Gate plugin especially tuned for guitar and bass
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Black Distortion IAA + AU - Distortion plugin modeled on the RAT2* distortion pedal
Nembrini Audio S.R.L. Crunck V2 IAA + AU - Guitar amp simulation
Neon Silicon CuSnP AU - Resonant String simulation
Neon Silicon GyroVibe AU - Vibrato and multi-stage driven filters
Neon Silicon LRC5 AU - Five band EQ
Neon Silicon LRC7 AU - Seven band multitype filter
Neon Silicon NeSi xTrem AU - Stereo-stereo tremolo
Neon Silicon PhaseDelayArray AU - Three effect units chained in an interesting configuration
Neon Silicon Spirangle AU - Tempo Synced Delay with filters
Ngo Minh Ngoc Stereo Lag Time AU - Small delay between the left and right channels
Nikolay Dyatlov EQ-560 APP + AU 10-Band graphic equalizer based on Classic American EQ from the late ’60s (AU free with 5min usage per load, IAP for full version )
Nikolay Dyatlov EQ-A APP + AU EQ based on Classic British EQ from the ’70s (AU free with 5min usage per load, IAP for full version )
Polyverse Music Wider by Infected Mushroom AU - Stereo Expander
Pulsar Novation Lunar Lander AU BBD Delay, Plate Reverb and Saturation ( IAP for full version )
Ryo Togawa ChannelEqualizer AU - Three band EQ
Thomas Burns Spectrum AU - Resonator FX based on eurorack modulse made by Mutable Instruments
ToneBoosters TB Spectrogram AU - Real-time spectrogram of the incoming audio signal
Ultimate Guitar Tonebridge Guitar Effects IAA + AB + AU - Preset Guitar FX

— Midi-Plugins —
Audeonic Apps StreamByter AU - Midi scripting language with GUI
Audeonic Apps mfxMonitor AU - Display midi events in a scrolling window
Kai Aras MIDISpy AU - Monitor midi events
Rodrigo Roman Physicles AU - Generates midi note based on physics simulation
Uwyn LLC MIDI Tape Recorder AU - MPE recorder and looper

— Misc —
Rodrigo Roman sequencism APP - Simple music sketchbook
Audible Genius Syntorial APP Synthesizer Programming traing app with sample lessons. ( IAP for full version )

Technology Legend

  • APP : Standalone (often with mic input and capable of saving the output)
  • HOST : App that can load other plugins
  • IAA : Inter App Audio plugin (Single fullscreen instance, no state saving)
  • AB : AudioBus support (extends IAA with lot more features like state saving or remote control)
  • AU : Audio Unit (Multiple instances, state saving)
  • LINK : (Protocoll to beat sync apps)



(Feel free to add more and also add iTunes Store Links)

  • free_ios_apps.1640779331.txt.gz
  • Last modified: 2021/12/29 23:02
  • by _ki