Launchpad for iOS

Make and Remix Music

Create and remix electronic beats and music on your iPad or iPhone. When you're ready, record and share your performances. Experiment with ready-to-perform sessions across a variety of genres, download the latest soundpacks to expand your collection, or make your own projects with your own sounds.

Making music on iOS just got more fun and serious.

Download Launchpad free now

A Looping Grid in Your Hand

Instantly create and remix music by using an 8x6 grid to trigger loops and sounds from a huge library of professional content. Built-in time stretching and synchronisation will keep you in time and let you alter the pace of your music, while per-pad volume editing ensures your whole session sounds just right.

Powerful Performance FX

Create unique performances on your iPhone with pro DJ-style effects such as filter, gater, stutter, stopper, flanger and delay. Enhance your creativity on iPad with modular per-track FX, as well as master FX.

Stutter effect video

Stutter FX video

Autofilter effect video

Autofilter FX video

Gater effect video

Gater FX video

Flanger effect video

Flanger FX video

Stopper effect video

Stopper FX video

Delay effect video

Delay FX video

Keep It Sounding Fresh

Create something unique with the included premium content library from Loopmasters, then download new soundpacks for even more complete sessions and sounds. Transform Launchpad into a powerful performance tool for playing your own original music by importing custom loops and sounds (via In-App Purchase).

Record your mixes

Capture your performances, then share later with friends

Share to social networks

Get your performances onto your social channels, and into the cloud

Import your own sounds

Audio Import (In-App Purchase)

MIDI Sync Output

Connect your external hardware grooveboxes, and jam with your iPad

Jam in sync using Ableton Link

Jam with your other apps, devices or Ableton Live

Go pro with iconic hardware

Launchpad hardware is used by the world's top DJs and producers

Connect to other apps

Launchpad works with your other apps and gear

Connect with Blocs Wave

Easily import Blocs Wave Projects, and also use your soundpacks in Blocs Wave


    Key Features

  • Designed for iPad and iPhone
  • Make music instantly using a multi-colour pad grid
  • Trigger 8 loops or one-shots simultaneously
  • Change tempo on the fly with real-time audio stretching
  • Play with eight built-in soundpacks, and discover hundreds more in the soundpack store
  • Keep your tunes sounding fresh with weekly updated soundpacks
  • Inlcuded DJ-style performance effects, including Stutter, Autofilter, Gater, Delay*
  • Additional iPad FX include Flanger and Stopper*
  • Share your creations on Soundcloud, YouTube, Facebook, Dropbox, Audiocopy and email
  • Create your own remixes by mixing sounds from different soundpacks
  • Use any purchased Launchpad for iOS soundpacks in Blocs Wave
  • * Enhanced FX iPad only, requires In-App Purchase

    Advanced Features

  • Real-time audio engine - Change tempo while playing
  • Use your own sounds with Audio Import* - Supports Dropbox, AudioShare, AudioCopy and Airdrop
  • Seamless use with Novation’s Launch hardware**
  • Blocs Export - Easily send your Blocs Wave projects to Launchpad for iOS
  • Use any Audiobus-compatible apps to extend your music-making setup***
  • Ableton Link - Jam in sync with other apps, devices and Ableton Live
  • MIDI Sync Output - Connect other MIDI apps and external hardware to Launchpad*
  • Bluetooth speaker support
  • * Audio Import an In-App Purchase

    ** Hardware not included

    *** Audio-bus app required

Technical Stuff

    Supported Apple Devices

  • iPad Pro (9.7 inch and 12.9 inch)
  • iPad Air 1, 2
  • iPad Mini 2, 3, 4
  • iPad 2, 3, 4
  • iPhone 7/7 Plus, 6/6s Plus, 6/6s, SE, 5/5s/5c, 4s

    Operating Systems Support

  • iOS 10 and 9