SampleTank® for iOS is the mobile version of IK’s SampleTank for Mac and PC, the leading virtual sound workstation for the studio, now available for your favorite iOS mobile device and designed for live performance. It is a 4-part multi-timbral instrument with a sound set of over 900 MB of samples for over 500 acoustic, electric and electronic instruments (including a selection of the best workstation sounds from SampleTank, orchestral sounds from Miroslav Philharmonik and synths sounds from SampleMoog) plus a selection of over 1,000 melodic and rhythmic patterns that span every musical genre. SampleTank for iOS brings the power of the most popular computer sound module – which has appeared in thousands of award winning records from world-class artists – to your iOS device

SampleTank includes 20 studio quality insert effects that are applied to each individual instrument (up to 4 insert effects per part). These effects continue in the IK tradition started by T-RackS and AmpliTube by providing the best models of classic and modern analog and digital outboard gear: AM Modulation, Auto Pan, Channel Strip, Chorus, Compressor, Crusher, Filter, Flanger, FM Modulation, Guitar Amp, Lo-Fi, Multi Chorus, Overdrive, Parametric EQ, Phaser, Phonograph, Rotary Speaker, Slicer, Tremolo and Wah Wah. SampleTank also includes a master reverb effect with a dedicated send for each part.

The SampleTank interface was designed from the ground up for easy, intuitive use on the mobile platform. Four instrument pads allow the user to quickly switch between sounds during live performance and / or layer them for more complex and deep timbres. SampleTank can also be used as a multi-timbral module to playback instruments on 4 channels simultaneously. Single instruments and multi-timbral operation can be used simultaneously so you can, for example, play back two instrument from a MIDI sequence, play a lead instrument from an external MIDI keyboard and then back it with a fourth instrument from the mini keyboard built right into the app. You can also quickly adjust volume and effect send levels for each instrument all from a single window.

Be Inspired. Compose. Record. Play Live. All with your iPhone.

Got an idea? Grab your iPhone! SampleTank instruments give you unmatched realism, sound variety and audio performance – a true premier for the iOS world. For the first time on this platform, hundreds of professional sample-based sounds and patterns can be easily accessed, layered and used for playing live. The built-in 4-track MIDI recorder lets you create beats, grooves, ideas and even complete songs. You can make music anytime and anywhere the inspiration hits you. SampleTank is the most compact sound and groove workstation ever made.

“MassiveTank” – Your iPhone is now a comprehensive instrument sound library

SampleTank gives you an astounding 16 instrument categories containing over 500 instruments that cover virtually every acoustic, electric and electronic sound you may need. Choose drums, pianos, bass, guitars, synthesizers, strings, percussion — whatever your sound needs may be, it’s there. Plus, each category includes instrument patterns and grooves, so you can immediately utilize and experiment with over 1,000 patterns and grooves. Plus, SampleTank expansion sound packs allow you to pick and choose only the sounds you need, when you need them.


Okay, so we made that one up. But it means that you can have up to 4 simultaneous instrument parts, perfect for playing live. Use them to build a full rhythmic groove or to layer sounds together for rich creative sounds. Groovy.


Again, yes… we made it up. It means that you get the same sound and performance quality from our mobile app that you’d expect from our high-end professional studio products. And you do. Lightning-fast sound loading and near-zero latency makes putting the groove in your pocket an easy thing to do. So get in the pocket and get SampleTank.


  • 4-part multi-timbral professional quality sound and groove workstation
  • Expandable sound library with more than 500 instruments in 16 categories
  • Over 1,000 melodic and rhythmic patterns for groove creation or accompaniment
  • Included 4-track MIDI recorder with audio export
  • Built-in insert effects and master reverb
  • Easy-to-use, intuitive interface
  • Sound and effects editing with multiple parameters
  • Play interface with piano keyboard, scale-based keyboard and drum pads
  • Free version also available



  • Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4th and 3rd generation, iPad 2 and iPad
  • Compatible with iOS 4.3 and newer


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