With just an iPad any guitarist can use a tablet as their main effects processor and open up world of sounds for a little money. Below we listed a small collection of our favourite guitar effects for iPad. You’ll get multi-effect apps, filters, delays, reverbs, guitar amp sims and mastering tools.
BIAS AMP 2 Mobile is a professional virtual amp designer that offers replications of 36 of the best vintage, modern and boutique amps in rock. The app gives you the power to create new sounds by designing your own dream amplifier, letting you swap out tubes, preamps, power amps, transformers, tone stacks, cab, and microphones, all via a powerful and intuitive interface designed for your iPad. Whether you’re a classic rocker, metalhead, jazz player, bluesman or singer-songwriter – and whether you understand how amplifier electronics work or not – you’ll be dialing in killer and exclusive tones in a heartbeat.
JamUp is the #1 multi-effects processor for guitar and bass. Available for iPad and iPhone, JamUp gives you instant access to a ToneCloud® sharing community with over 10,000 presets from artists, user, and our own Positive Grid team. It’s designed to work seamlessly with BIAS Amp to create your ultimate guitar amp. With more than 3 million users worldwide, JamUp has been featured in Macworld, Premier Guitar, Guitar World, Guitar Player, and more.
Designed in conjunction with acclaimed musician Adrian Belew, the award-winning FLUX:FX is a professional multi-effect processor app for the iPad that lets you ‘play’ your effects. Innovative, intuitive and exciting, FLUX:FX lets you manipulate your audio signal into something entirely new, and redefines the possibilities of studio sound design and live performance in an app with a massive range of effect options. Guitar, bass, synth, drums, vocals, DJ setup, violin… basically ANY audio signal can be processed in real-time by FLUX:FX.
StompBox turns your iPad into a flexible Multi FX Processor. You get a total of 17 effects as well as a four track recorder and media player. The app supports AudioBus and Apple’s Inter-App Audio which makes it a great general purpose processing tool for all musicians – not just guitarists. And: StompBox has been featured in Apples “Love” iPad TV Commercial.
That’s it. Did we miss any good guitar effects for iPad? Let us know!