THANKS! FREE Learning Synthesis & Synth One manual in this update!
+ Full Free Synth Tutorial iBook by award-winning sound designer Francis Preve
+ Preset bank called "Synth Tutorials" are a companion to that book
+ We are all volunteer musicians & coders. Thanks for your help!
+ Download is in the "About" page. Or you can find it on the Books app and iTunes:
Please note that we all are volunteers. We are all musician/developers who love making apps.
Together we can change the world.
We love hearing your music! Send it to us. For friendly conversation or to say hello, please email
The full & complete source code is available:
“A big step forward for mobile music” - CDM (Create Digital Music)
"Groundbreaking iOS synth app" - Cult of Mac
"Must-download for every iPad owner" - MacBreak
*** "2018 App of the Year, Runner up" – Stuff.tv ***
*** “Best iOS Music Apps of 2018” – Cult of Mac ***
*** “Best of 2018: iOS Apps for Musicians” – Ask.Audio ***
"AudioKit Synth One is a free feature-packed synth for your iPad, including 300+ presets created by professional sound designers behind M83, Tycho, and Rihanna" - Engadget
*** “Best Music Apps of 2018” – Music Radar ***
LEARN OUR INCREDIBLE STORY:
*** Optimized for newer iPads & iPhones for best performance.
Note: Requires iPhone 6 or higher screen size. App will not work on older iPhone 5/SE/Touch devices
"A Stunning Endeavor... Sounds Amazing!"
- Francis Preve, Electronic Musician Magazine
“Amazing & Brilliant… Sounds fantastic!”
– The Sound Test Room
"A great example of human endeavor"
- Gaz Williams, Sonic State
"Sounds amazing... the start of something huge."
AudioKit Synth One is the first completely free & open-source professional iOS Synthesizer app in history. No Ads. No IAP. It will always be free.
"Powerful... Awesome" - Synthtopia.com
"An amazing synth app for your iPad that’s as close to sorcery as it gets" - GarageBand Guide
"Must Have iOS Synthesizer" - Synth Anatomy
"Synth One is a robust piece of free software" - The Verge
"It WOWS you... immediately fun to start tweaking!" - discchord
"A damn fine synth" - Computer Music Magazine
"Open-source and seriously powerful" - Future Music Magazine
"A labour of love that everyone can enjoy" - Music Radar
"Extremely exciting passion project" - Music Tech Magazine
"Make your own imposing synthesizer sounds and teach yourself the basics of music production" - Lifehacker
Created by over 100+ volunteers around the world (including sound designers for M83, Rihanna, Kanye West, Neon Trees, Mike Posner, Tycho, and more), this app includes MIDI support (play it with a MIDI keyboard or controller), sequencer, vintage-inspired analog filters, expressive arpeggiators, warm analog delays, and, over 300+ presets to get you started!
Email us your music & bugs: [email protected]
SYNTH ONE FEATURES:
This synthesizer is completely free, fully functional, and ad-free. There are no IAP or anything to buy -- It’s the ultimate free iPad music instrument app!
• Hybrid Analog/FM Poly Synthesizer
• Over 300+ Presets crafted by famous sound designers
• Audiobus 3 & Inter-app Audio (IAA)
• Ableton Link
• Five Oscillators (2 DCO, FM, Sub, Noise)
• 2 LFOs with over a dozen routing possibilities
• Vintage-Style 16-Step Sequencer
• Classic poly arpeggiator
• MIDI in (Control with a MIDI Keyboard or AudioBus/IAA)
• Touchable ADSR Envelopes for Amp & Filter
• FM Oscillator w/ Mod
• Mono glide and legato
• Dedicated Sine/Square -12/24 Sub Osc
• 4-Pole Vintage Low-Pass Filter
• High-Pass/Band Pass Filters
• Beautiful Costello Reverb
• Multi-tap (ping-pong) delay
• Preset & Bank Import/Export & More…
BONUS: Full Source code is now available!
Plus, it’s completely open-source. Use the code to learn how to build your own synth app or modify the app yourself!
OFFICIAL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/hwDNgCYowYs
"Amazing noises that will make your ears squee with glee" - Stuff Magazine
"Pick of the Week" - MacBreak
On the roadmap:
• MPE Support (Play w/ a Roli Seaboard)
• AUv3 Plug-in support
- October 18, 2018 Initial release
- October 19, 2018 New version 0.9.2.1
- June 13, 2019 New version 18.104.22.168
- August 16, 2019 New version 1.1.2
- September 23, 2019 New version 1.2
- October 28, 2019 New version 1.3.0
- November 04, 2019 New version 1.3.1
- December 09, 2019 New version 1.4
- January 21, 2020 New version 1.5
- January 28, 2020 New version 1.5.1
- July 14, 2020 New version 1.7
- October 27, 2020 New version 1.7.1
- December 09, 2020 New version 1.8
- May 06, 2021 New version 1.8.1