These Apps are notable in that they are all compatible with the AudioCopy/AudioPaste product from Sonoma Wire Works.
Sonoma Wire Works launched the Mobile Audio Product Interaction (MAPI™) Partner Program to join forces with other developers interested in making audio tools work together for the best user experience.
Check Sonoma’s website for full functionality and a description of the MAP™I Partner Program.
LOOPTASTIC PRODUCER by SOUND TRENDS (click to buy)
Performance remix tool for iPhone®/iPod® Touch. Tear apart tracks with your fingertips. Crossfade and filter. Play live through headphones or speakers.
DRUMTRACK8 by SIMPLE IS BEAUTIFUL (click to buy)
Drum step sequencer for the iPhone® and iPod® Touch. Compose 16-step patterns of drum fills and breaks, as well as organize patterns into full length songs. Modify Pattern Step velocity, sample offset, pan and pitch in an intuitive, multi-touch interface.
THUMBJAM by SONOSAURUS (click to buy)
A musical performance experience. Over 30 multi-sampled instruments. Hundreds of included scales let you play in any style with ease. Intuitive interface tuned for both professionals and novices alike. Import and export samples and loops between other apps or your computer.
JASUTO PRO by CHRIS WOLFE (click to buy)
Modular synth allows you to create your own synths/effects and use them to make sequences. Includes a fully-featured sampler that allows you to record and edit.
MONLE by OCHEN K.
(currently not available on the U.S. App Store)
A four track, non-linear audio editor. Record new audio, import prerecorded audio, cut it up, rearrange it, add fades, set volumes, zoom in and out, mix down, share audio with other apps, and send the audio wherever you want.
GUITAR by FRONTIER DESIGN GROUP
Learn and play your favorite songs with Guitar, the amazing acoustic guitar app for your iPhone® or iPod® Touch. More than just a virtual fretboard, Guitar is an instrument optimized for performance. You can perform songs with any combination of chords and melodies on Guitar’s highly playable and easy-to-use interface.
iSHRED by FRONTIER DESIGN GROUP
iShred starts with a set of high-fidelity guitar samples, then feeds them through eight exciting effects pedals and an overdriven amp simulator. Whether you want a clean trebly surf sound, a spacey rock lead, or an all-out metal assault, iShred delivers the goods.
PIANOSTUDIO by FRONTIER DESIGN GROUP
Explore musical ideas, learn songs, write your own tunes, and even play along with your iTunes music. By placing individual notes, entire chords, and even complete musical phrases onto a set of buttons that you can arrange and play, you can write and perform real piano music with chord progressions, “two-handed” patterns, and melodies in Allegro, all right on your iPhone® or iPod® touch.
EVERYDAY LOOPER by MANCING DOLECULES
Everyday Looper allows you to record 4 musical phrases and loop them right away. You can then mix and merge them on the fly. Thanks to the metronome (click track) and the auto start/stop of recording (quantized recording), reachable in the tools and options menu, it’s suited for two-handed instruments too.
BEAT VIBE for iPAD® by TIV AUDIO
Create and play percussion rhythms. Produce complete songs with sequences of rhythms with changing tempo, patterns and dynamics. Visualize rhythms using a flamenco clock, know where you are within the rhythm at all tines. Beat Vibe can be used both as an accurate metronome for practice, with elaborate rhythms and great visualization, or as a beat sequencer/drum machine create backup percussion loops.
HEXAPHONE by IMPRESARIO DIGITAL
Hexaphone is a musical keyboard for iOS designed for real-time performance and improvisation. It provides a simplified musical scale, background drum loops, filter effects, song recording and sharing, and audio export via AudioCopy or WAV file.
DXi FM SYNTHESIZER by TAKASHI MIZUHIKI
FM synthesizer application inspired by 80’s most popular FM synthesizer. Create sounds and play music with this application. Includes a 16 step loop sequencer as a bonus feature.
iSEQUENCE FOR iPAD® by BEEPSTREET (click to buy)
Complete music production app featuring 8 tracks, effects, synths, and drum sounds. Create professional loops, beats, and melodies.
LOOPTASTIC HD by SOUND TRENDS (click to buy)
Top-selling remix tool for iPad. Play, process and perform with up to 26 loops playing at any tempo you choose. Add filter, delay and other FX with XY touchpad.
STUDIO.HD by SOUND TRENDS (click to buy)
Record, compose and mix – multitrack music anywhere. Comes with ample loops and includes an in-app Loop Store. All audio conforms to the tempo you select.
LOOPXTREME by EXTREMELY NICE APPS
Create your own music through a combination of looped samples and drum machine style input. Fifteen pads, effects, an included soundbank, and multiple ways to export your creations.
TWISTEDWAVE AUDIO EDITOR by THOMAS THIRIEZ
Fast and intuitive audio editor that allows you to amplify, normalize, fade in, fade out, or add filters to your audio files.
MOLTEN DRUM MACHINE by ONE RED DOG MEDIA
Drum Machine is a powerful and intuitive tool for creating percussive sounds and rhythm sequences for the iPad®. The familiar grid interface allows you to program beats quickly and easily.
VOICEJAM by TC-HELICON
VoiceJam is a unique app for singers that allows users to create whole songs with just their voices. Perform, create, and share amazing vocal compositions!
MIXTIKL by INTERMORPHIC LTD.
Create, record & export stunning generative music mixes, performances & new ideas from mixing together up to 12 tracks of generative music, audio & MIDI loops plus many customisable sound FX. Mixtikl is a popular cross-platform cell sequencer & music creativity app (iDevice, Mac, PC, Browser) from the developers of the Koan & Noatikl Generative Music systems.
Chordbot is a songwriting tool / electronic accompanist that lets you create and play advanced chord progressions easily on your phone. Useful for songwriting experiments, as accompaniment for guitar/saxophone/theremin/singing solos. Add chords, select a comping style and hit play.
SYLO SYNTHESIZER by WOOJI JUICE
Sylo Synthesizer allows you to play music, or create sound effects, using sounds you can design yourself. Sylo Synthesizer includes a collection of predesigned sounds which you can use as they are or tweak them to your heart’s desire, or you can make new sounds from scratch.
DRUMTRACKHD by SIMPLE IS BEAUTIFUL
Simple Is Beautiful’s DrumTrackHD© is a Drum Step Sequencer for the iPad®. Building on DrumTrack8’s foundations (for iPhone®) but redesigned to take advantage of the iPad®, DrumTrackHD is loaded with new features like Fx (audio effects), 16 tracks of scaleable patterns (up to 32 steps), track automation, pads, signature modification, sample patterns, new customizable HD Drum Kits, reverse samples, multi-sample tracks and more.
FINGERBEAT by ELIONZE GROUP
FingerBeat is a fun and easy to use pocket sampler and drum machine for everyone. Features include: Audio Copy & Paste support; Tap Sequencer and Keyboard; Downloadable SoundPacks; Sound file Import/Export via OSX Finder, Windows Explorer or iTunes and more.
SYNTHX by WAY OUT WARE
Built on Way Out Ware’s award winning virtual analog technology and heavily optimized for the iOS operating system, SynthX delivers a great looking and sounding analog experience to the the iPad®.
BEAT TWIRL by TIV AUDIO
Turn your iPad®, iPod® or iPhone® into a sophisticated sound rhythm analysis tool. The app lets you analyze existing sounds and detect their rhythm with its note onset algorithms. Work with drum loops and rhythm patterns, enhancing them with additional percussion sound, or create new patterns.
NLogSynth Pro by TEMPO RUBATO
Professional virtual analogue synthesizer with editing, effects, and external MIDI input and output via the Midi Mobilizer interface and CoreMIDI USB with Camera Connection Kit.
NLog MIDI Synth Pro by TEMPO RUBATO
This app provides external access from MIDI keyboards or other MIDI controller. The synth engine has been rewritten to provide polyphonic realtime response. Now you have a real synthesizer out of your iOS device which you can play with your keyboards. A MIDI interface is needed to operate with external keyboards. This version supports the Midi Mobilizer and Akai’s SynthStation. The app is also usable without MIDI interface with on-screen keyboard.
Grüvtron by SOUND TRENDS
Want to create a thumping bass line to fill the dance floor or a heart-wrenching lead line? Want to jam along with your friends – any time, any place and sound superb? Grüvtron lets you jam and create in a multitude of styles and in any key all on your iPhone®, iPod® touch or iPad®.
Sample Lab by FOTOH
Sample Lab is a full-featured sampler/sequencer made exclusively for iPad®. With a professional set of features packed into a simple, multi-touch interface you can skip the learning curve and start making tracks in minutes.
For over a decade, Korg’s Electribe-R has been go-to gear for creative musicians from around the world and across multiple electronic and dance music genres. Now, you can take the power of the Electribe-R with you thanks to iElectribe, Korg’s first dedicated app; bringing the fun of analog-synth style beat making to your iPad®.
By combining a recreation of the Korg MS-20 analog synthesizer, an analog step-style sequencer, six-part drum machine, Kaoss-style performance, and a mixer to control it all, the iMS-20 will transform your iPad into one way-cool sound studio for the modern musician – and the analog enthusiast as well!
BEATSTUDIO by FRONTIER DESIGN GROUP
Play, record, and edit percussion sounds fast and easy with BeatStudio. Bang on a custom drum set, build up patterns with multitrack recording, or change and adjust your beats with the precision editor. It’s a perfect companion to other Frontier Design Group apps like iShred, GuitarStudio, and PianoStudio.
NANOSTUDIO by BLIP INTERACTIVE LTD (click to buy)
NanoStudio is a recording studio for the iPhone®/iPod® Touch. It has virtual analogue synths, sample trigger pads, a comprehensive sequencer, a sample editor, a mixer, and multiple effects integrated into a single application.
LOOPY by A TASTY PIXEL
Create music by layering looped recordings of singing, beatboxing, or playing an instrument with a savvy, sophisticated, tactile new looper that totally reinvents the formula.
DINGSALLER by TIMOTHY BOLSTAD
Dingsaller is a workspace for creating algorithmic compositions on the iPad®. Patch together a complex graph of music generating nodes, synths, and effects and control them with touch.
The heart of Tabletop is a modular environment where you can mix and match different devices. Select from more than a dozen devices including samplers, mixers, effects, sequencers and more. Buy only the gear you need from an expanding catalog.
HOKUSAI AUDIO EDITOR by WOOJI JUICE
Hokusai Audio Editor is a multitrack audio editor for iPhone® or iPad®. After recording or importing a track, users can edit the audio in a number of ways and even apply a wide range of powerful effects.
NODEBEAT HD by AFFINITY BLUE
NodeBeat is an experimental node-based audio sequencer and generative music application for the iPad. By combining music and playful exploration, NodeBeat allows anyone to create an exciting variety of rhythmic sequences and ambient melodies in a fun and intuitive fashion.
MUSIC STUDIO LITE by ALEXANDER GROSS
Music Studio offers a complete production environment for the iPad/iPhone/iPod touch with features and a sound quality previously only known to desktop applications and expensive audio hardware.
ARCTIC KEYS by ONE RED DOG MEDIA
Arctic Keys is a virtual analog synthesizer. With a classic dual-oscillator subtractive synthesis design that gives you the sound creation flexibility that we all know and love. With an easy to use interface that just wants to be tweaked. The result is a truly professional instrument with an audio quality that rivals that of hardware synthesizers.
GLISS by TEATRACKS
Gliss lets you play sound files and mix them easily by drawing on your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod® touch. With Gliss, you can load your sounds and draw them on Gliss sequencer in a quick, intuitive way that lets you make music on the fly.
IDENSITY by ALESSANDRO PETROLATI
iDensity is a new real-time software designed for asynchronous sound file granulation, a genuine granular playground able to generate a wide range of usual and not so unusual effects. iDensity for iPad® will give you all the basic and advanced tools you need to manipulate sound in subtle and surprising ways.
SMART RECORDER by KENNETH ROE
Smart Recorder is the ultimate time based note taking tool for the iPhone® or iPad®. It allows the typing of textual notes as time based tags while recording. During playback, you can change the speed to quickly skim through less interesting pieces of a meeting.