What's New

* 250 free built-in sounds in BASICS sample pack
* performance and stability enhancements

App Description

Koala is the ultimate pocket-sized sampler. Record anything with your phone's mic instantly. Use Koala to create beats with those samples, add effects and create a track!

Koala’s super intuitive interface helps you make a tracks in a flash, there is no brake pedal. You can also resample the output of the app back into the input, through the effects, so the sonic possibilities are endless.

Koala's design focuses totally on making the music making progress instant, keeping you in the flow and keeping it fun, not getting bogged down by pages of parameters and micro-editing.

* Record up to 64 different samples with your mic
* Transform your voice or any other sound with 16 superb built-in fx
* Load your own samples
* Choose from one of 250 built-in sounds
* Resample the output of the app back into a new sample
* Export loops or entire tracks as professional quality WAV files
* Direct export to Ableton Live Set
* Copy/paste or merge sequences just by dragging them
* Create beats with the high-resolution sequencer
* Import samples using AudioShare or just open them in Koala
* Keyboard mode lets you play chromatically or one of 9 scales
* Quantize, add swing to get the right feel
* Normal/One-shot/Loop/Reverse playback of samples
* 6 Choke groups
* Attack, release and tone adjustable on each sample
* Add any (or all) of the 8 effects to the entire mix
* AudioBus 3.0 and Inter-App Audio compatible
* MIDI controllable - play your samples on a keyboard, map the effects to knobs
* Jam with others over WiFi with Ableton Link
* Free copy of Ableton Live Lite included
* Use AI to separate samples into individual instruments (drums, bass, vocals and other)
* Set your own background image and choose from a growing list of background visual FX.

8 Built-in Microphone FX:
* More Bass
* More Treble
* Fuzz
* Robot
* Reverb
* Octave up
* Octave down
* Synthesizer


16 Built-in DJ Mix FX:
* Bit-crusher
* Pitch-shift
* Comb filter
* Ring modulator
* Reverb
* Stutter
* Gate
* Resonant High/Low Pass Filters
* Cutter
* Reverse
* Dub
* Tempo Delay
* Talkbox
* VibroFlange
* Dirty
* Compressor

Features included in SAMURAI In-App Purchase
* Timestretch (4 modes: Modern, Retro, Beats and Re-pitch)
* Piano roll editor
* Auto-chop (auto, equal, and lazy chop)
* Pocket operator sync out

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 28, 2019 Initial release
  • March 08, 2019 New version 1.19
  • March 09, 2019 New version 1.2
  • June 15, 2019 New version 1.29
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • June 17, 2019 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • June 19, 2019 New version 1.295
  • August 17, 2019 New version 1.350
  • September 11, 2019 New version 1.360
  • October 10, 2019 New version 1.368
  • October 15, 2019 New version 1.370
  • July 15, 2020 New version 1.374
  • September 23, 2020 New version 1.3795
  • October 28, 2020 New version 1.4001
  • October 15, 2021 New version 1.4043
  • February 18, 2022 New version 1.4050
  • February 18, 2022 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • April 06, 2022 New version 1.4053
  • May 28, 2022 New version 1.4055
  • July 22, 2022 New version 1.4056
  • September 16, 2022 New version 1.4061
  • October 26, 2022 New version 1.4062

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