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 -
Audible Genius Primer synth APP + AU - Subtractive analogue synth
AudioKit Synth One AB + IAA + LINK - Feature-packed synth for iPad
Blamsoft Viking Synth AU - Emulation of a classic monophonic analog synthesizer
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 )
KV331 Audio SynthMaster One APP + IAA + AB + LINK + AU Wavetable 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 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 —
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
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 Tape Cassette AU - Tape saturation, wow and flutter
Imaginando Lda DLYM AU - Produces flanger and chorus style effects
Klevgränd produkter AB Svep IAA + AU - Stereo modulation filter effect - phaser, flanger, chorus
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. 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. 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 PhaseDelayArray AU - Three effect units chained in an interesting configuration
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 )
Thomas Burns Spectrum AU - Resonator FX based on eurorack modulse made by Mutable Instruments

— Midi-Plugins —
Audeonic Apps StreamByter AU - Midi scripting language with GUI
Audeonic Apps mfxMonitor AU - Display midi events in a scrolling window
Rodrigo Roman Physicles AU - Generates midi note based on physics simulation

— 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)



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

  • free_ios_apps.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/04/02 18:23
  • by _ki