What's New

- Updated Audiocopy to 3.4
- Stability improvements
- Bug Fix

App Description

BeatHawk is a portable music production studio adapted from UVI’s professional product line, delivering studio-quality sound and a lightning-fast workflow. Utilize a vast library of sounds, instruments and effects to create beats, sample, time and pitch stretch, layer melodies, mix and arrange songs and more. Export songs, stems and MIDI in one touch. Supports external MIDI devices, Inter-App Audio, AudioBus, WIST and AudioCopy.

Built on the UVI Engine™, BeatHawk delivers extremely high sonic fidelity competitive with desktop products used in professional studios. Built-in sounds and instruments, effects and rendering algorithms have been all been adapted from UVI’s professional product line and optimized to give you the utmost quality in a convenient, hand-held package.

With BeatHawk we’ve tried to balance the extreme flexibility of digital environments with the focus and efficiency of hardware, providing the most important elements at the highest quality possible. The result is an uncluttered and lightning-fast workflow that helps you get your ideas out quickly and efficiently, no matter where you are.

BeatHawk offers up a large selection of included sounds and instruments, but for those of you who need more you’ll find an ever-expanding selection of downloadable libraries. Multi-sampled instruments, drum kits, phrases and more and are available whenever you need them directly from the in-app sound browser, all with the outstanding sound quality UVI is known for.

BeatHawk offers full support for CoreMIDI, Inter-App Audio, AudioBus, Audio Copy and WIST allowing you to create with your favorite tools in whatever way you like. Play your tracks with an external MIDI keyboard or sequence them over Wi-Fi from your computer. If you want to wrap up a track in your favorite DAW just export the stems or MIDI files, it couldn’t be simpler.

» 16 track sequencer with up to 16 patterns
» 780Mb sound and instrument library included
» Trigger via. pad mode, keyboard mode or with external device
» Edit and tweak sounds with high-quality effects and ADSR envelope
» Sample from iPad built-in mic, line-in or external devices
» High-quality pitch and time stretching
» Choke groups and One-Shot sample modes
» Perform and record arrangements realtime
» Integrated sound browser with realtime preview
» Includes EDM Factory and URBAN Factory libraries with 2,000+ samples, 290 presets and dozens of loops
» Additional libraries available via in-app purchase include: 8o8, Acoustic Grand, Atlanta Urban, Brass Riffs, Choirs, Disco, Electric Piano, Electro Pop, Funk, Guitar Loops, Latin Percussion, Mello, Scratch, Talk Vox, Trip Hop, Vintage Blues Guitar, West Coast Urban and World Percussion
» Jam with multiple iPads using WIST Sync over Bluetooth
» Export stereo mix, stems or MIDI files with one touch
» Easily transfer files through iTunes or wirelessly via. iCloud (Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive compatible)
» External keyboard and MIDI-over-LAN support via CoreMIDI
» Inter-App Audio (output), AudioBus (output), Audio Copy and WIST compliant
» Export: 44.1kHz 24-bit WAV
» Import: FLAC, WAV, MP3, MP4, or AIF
» iPad 4 or newer
» iOS 8 highly recommended


iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • January 23, 2015 Initial release
  • February 16, 2015 New version 1.0.1
  • February 19, 2015 New version 1.0.2
  • March 09, 2015 New version 1.0.3
  • April 14, 2015 New version 1.0.4
  • April 22, 2015 New version 1.0.5
  • April 22, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • June 27, 2015 New version 1.1.0
  • July 25, 2015 New version 1.1.1
  • December 05, 2015 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 04, 2016 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • November 17, 2016 New version 1.1.2
  • December 01, 2016 New version 1.1.3

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