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Make Beats With These Fantastic Drum Machine Apps

In this collection of apps you'll find exceptional re-creations of classic vintage Drum Machines like Roland's 808 and 909, Drum Machines with unique design like Patterning and a mobile version of Akai's MPC the iMPC Pro and many more.

Beat Maker Go - Make Music
Drum Pad Machine - Beat Maker
FingerBeat

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Patterning : Drum Machine
Patterning : Drum Machine

Patterning

Olympia Noise Co.

App Store Best of 2015, Runner Up : App of the Year

App Store Best of 2015, Runner Up : App of the Year.

As beautiful as it is powerful, Patterning is a deep and flexible drum machine unlike any you’ve encountered before. With its elegant circular interface, Patterning transforms the iPad into a seriously inspiring tool for making beats.

Create dynamic drum patterns with the swipe of a finger. Make evolving,...

DM1 - The Drum Machine
DM1 - The Drum Machine

DM1 - The Drum Machine

Fingerlab

As electronic musicians ourselves, we, at Fingerlab, have developed DM1 with the intention of delivering the perfect mix between fun playability and powerful sonic capacities

As electronic musicians ourselves, we, at Fingerlab, have developed DM1 with the intention of delivering the perfect mix between fun playability and powerful sonic capacities. We always keep in mind the importance of a beautiful design with the right balance of powerful abilities while avoiding clumsy, overbusy interfaces.
Check our 154 electronic drum kits. 42 classic vintage drum kits plus 112...

KORG iELECTRIBE for iPad
KORG iELECTRIBE for iPad

KORG iELECTRIBE for iPad

KORG INC.

Korg’s ELECTRIBE·R has been coveted by dance musicians for ten years running

Korg’s ELECTRIBE·R has been coveted by dance musicians for ten years running. Today, this indispensable instrument has been reborn as a dedicated iPad app – the KORG iELECTRIBE virtual analog beatbox!

With the iELECTRIBE, sound creation is easy, fun and intuitive – just as on a vintage analog synthesizer. Simply choose a part (or sound) and touch the 16-step sequencer to...

Vatanator
Vatanator

Vatanator

Georgi Georgiev

Vatanator is a unique drum machine with advanced MIDI functionality

Vatanator is a unique drum machine with advanced MIDI functionality. It features 140 built-in presets emulating every classic vintage hardware. It is aimed for simplicity and instant rhythm creation.

Vatanator features:

– Audio Unit Extension
– Record patterns in real-time with quantization, MIDI assignable
– 16/32 steps sequencer with advanced MIDI options
– Fast loading of presets on the fly
– Full MIDI implementation, Bluetooth MIDI
–...

Beat Maker Go - Make Music
Beat Maker Go - Make Music

Beat Maker Go

Gismart

Start to create beats from scratch and become an EDM Star

Start to create beats from scratch and become an EDM Star. 32 different pads, +90 sound packs.
Beat Maker Go is an ultimate drum pad controller or drum machine app that gives you the opportunity to perform beats and create amazing music tracks on the go.

Make awesome beats and music on the fly with Beat Maker Go. Enjoy awesome sound packs...

Drum Pad Machine - Beat Maker
Drum Pad Machine - Beat Maker

Drum Pad Machine

Easybrain

Make your own music like a pro

Make your own music like a pro. Create sick beats, perfect and perform unique tracks!

Features:
• Great variety of music styles: Hip-hop, Drum & Bass, Trap, Dubstep, House, and many others;
• Advanced Audio. Get access to professional-quality audio samples created by professional musicians and DJs;
• Instruments & FX. Use Drum & Piano for creative sound designs;
• Sequencing. Get studio effects including...

Also Good

Apps with average score

DM2 - The Drum Machine
DM2 - The Drum Machine
DM2 - The Drum Machine

DM2 - The Drum Machine

Pascal Douillard

DM2 is a synthesis-based drum machine with a dedicated graphic editor, for the creation and manipulation of sound . Yeah, blah blah blah… let’s start again.

Your lucky stars have all aligned. There are blue skies and smooth sailing ahead. So throw your worries away, and get ready for DM2 to...

Arturia iSpark
Arturia iSpark
Arturia iSpark

Arturia iSpark

Arturia

iSpark is an all-inclusive beat-making solution allowing to create rich tracks from A to Z while experiencing an unequaled workflow. It includes a large variety of drum kits and individual instruments based on the most renowned drum machines and top-notch sound design.
It is the result of a simple recipe, care...

EGDR808 Drum Machine lite
EGDR808 Drum Machine lite
EGDR808 Drum Machine lite

EGDR808 Drum Machine lite

Elliott Garage

EGDR808 v3.0 is here with full AU3 Audio Unit support!

ElliottGarage presents EGDR808, a drum machine that emulates the vintage hardware from the 80's.

Its realistic and clear interface recalls the analog machine from the past, for all the vintage fanatics.
You can play with the rythm presets included or you can create...

EGDR808 Drum Machine HD
EGDR808 Drum Machine HD
EGDR808 Drum Machine HD

EGDR808 Drum Machine HD

Elliott Garage

EGDR808 v3.0 is here with full AU3 Audio Unit support!

ElliottGarage presents EGDR808, a drum machine that emulates the vintage hardware from the 80's.

Its realistic and clear interface recalls the analog machine from the past, for all the vintage fanatics.
You can play with the rythm presets included or you can create...

Vatanator SX
Vatanator SX
Vatanator SX

Vatanator SX

Georgi Georgiev

Vatanator SX is a unique drum machine with advanced MIDI functionality. It features 140 built-in presets emulating every classic vintage hardware.
It is aimed for simplicity and instant rhythm creation.

Vatanator SX features:

– Audio Unit Extension
– Record patterns in real-time with quantization, MIDI assignable
– 16/32 steps sequencer with advanced MIDI options
– Fast...

SeekBeats Drum Machine Synth
SeekBeats Drum Machine Synth
SeekBeats Drum Machine Synth

SeekBeats Drum Machine Synth

Rodrigo Yanez

4.5 stars on the U.S. App Store!! (Customer Ratings, All Versions)

Check the support page (rugoso.com/seekbeats) to see a 2 minute video, watch and hear for yourself what's it all about!


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Create 100% synthesized electronic drum loops that sound alive, noisy and musical.

Feel the freedom to tweak the sounds and be able...

Drum Session
Drum Session
Drum Session

Drum Session

Ngo Minh Ngoc

With a library of 3600 editable patterns, loops, and fills, Drum Session is a very fast, simple way to put together a complete drum track.

Workflow
1. Select a pattern
2. Drag it onto the timeline
3. Press play

Features:
- 3600 preset patterns
- 36 complete sets of acoustic drum samples
- Record your own beats
-...

FingerBeat
FingerBeat
FingerBeat

FingerBeat

Sergio Barbosa

An instant classic for anyone looking to have fun making original beat music!


The all-in-one pocket sampler, drum-machine & field recorder designed for 'on-the-go' creativity!

Is the party boring? Just plug your device to speakers and sing over your creations. Acapella singers wanted!


FingerBeat allows you to capture sounds directly into...

iMPC for iPhone
iMPC for iPhone
iMPC for iPhone

iMPC for iPhone

Akai Professional

Turn your iPhone into an MPC with more than 600 samples, 47 editable programs, 80 editable sequences, and iconic MPC workflow.

Need help? Have an issue or question? Please email us at [email protected]

iMPC brings the look and feel of the classic Akai Pro MPC to your iPhone. iMPC includes everything you...

DM1 for iPhone
DM1 for iPhone
DM1 for iPhone

DM1 for iPhone

Fingerlab

DM1 is an advanced vintage Drum Machine. It turns your iPhone into a fun and creative beat making machine.
Easy and fast to use, loaded with 154 superb electronic drum kits and beautiful hyper-realistic graphics, DM1 has been designed for a lot of instant fun.

As electronic musicians ourselves, we, at Fingerlab,...

iMPC
iMPC
iMPC

iMPC

Akai Professional

Turn your iPad into an MPC with more than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, 80 editable sequences, and iconic MPC workflow.

Need help? Have an issue or question? Please email us at [email protected]

iMPC brings the look and feel of the classic Akai Pro MPC to your iPad. iMPC includes everything...

EasyBeats 3 Drum Machine
EasyBeats 3 Drum Machine
EasyBeats 3 Drum Machine

EasyBeats 3 Drum Machine

Hopefully Useful Software

Nothing Beats Easy! Especially when this PRO version includes all of LE's un-lockable sound kits and the ability to import your own! No need to spend hundreds on a hardware MPC.

EasyBeats is built from the ground up to be the quickest and easiest way to create great sounding beats.

Despite...

FunkBox Drum Machine
FunkBox Drum Machine
FunkBox Drum Machine

FunkBox Drum Machine

Synthetic Bits, LLC

Funkbox contains all your favorite vintage drum machine sounds in one funky quirky little app! FunkBox is a full featured drum machine that you can use to compose, record and play your songs live. It has been used in the studio by electronic artists such as Gorillaz (on their album...

KORG iELECTRIBE for iPhone
KORG iELECTRIBE for iPhone
KORG iELECTRIBE for iPhone

KORG iELECTRIBE for iPhone

KORG INC.

The ELECTRIBE reborn in an even smaller form A full-fledged rhythm machine for iPhone

● Featured in "Best Music Apps"
● Featured in "Best New Apps"

This app’s intuitive operation allows anyone to easily create powerful beats on the ELECTRIBE series. The enormously popular ELECTRIBE-R instantly became a must-have item for track-makers around...

BeatPad
BeatPad
BeatPad

BeatPad

XME Inc.

Making music should be easy & fun. No other app is this easy and packed with the drum kits actual pros use!

**Welcome to the BeatPad Community**

◆ The ultimate app for music creation! Fun, simple, easy, and so many sounds to choose from! I am going to release an entire...

Music Pads
Music Pads
Music Pads

Music Pads

Michael Pankraz

Music Pads turns your iPad and iPhone to a new level of Drum Pads, Drum Maschine or software Drummer.

The powerful sound library is filed with Dubstep, Electro and Beatbox Samples for creating awesome Songs, Beats and Grooves by traveling or at home.

features:
- sound selecting
- pitch
- volume changing
- color changing
- load...

iAmDrums
iAmDrums
iAmDrums

iAmDrums

savageApps

Reached #1 in 50 countries! See what the buzz is all about!

Want to rock the drums? Anytime, Anywhere? Get iAmDrums by savageapps and release your inner beast! Featuring Loop Maker Mode! Easily create and sequence your own grooves and save them in your KickStart library.

Now with 20 kits to play,...

Beat Beat Play
Beat Beat Play
Beat Beat Play

Beat Beat Play

Fat Eel Studios

If you are the kind of person that wants to engage their musical creativity while on the go - we have just the app for you.

Making beats has never been so easy.

Beat Beat Play brings you a new and powerful way of making drum beats while on the go....

Drum Kits
Drum Kits
Drum Kits

Drum Kits

Makayama.com

Drum Kits is an easy to use programmable drum machine with 16 different sound banks. It allows you to compose rhythms and patterns by touching the screen. Free Trial.

Turn your iPhone or iPod into a drum sequencer and recording studio. If you want to learn to play drums, write music,...

EGDR909 - 909 Drum Machine
EGDR909 - 909 Drum Machine
EGDR909 - 909 Drum Machine

EGDR909 - 909 Drum Machine

Elliott Garage

ElliottGarage presents EGDR909, a drum machine that emulates the vintage hardware from the 80's with all the facilities of modern software.

Its realistic and clear interface recalls the analog machine from the past, for all the vintage fanatics.
You can play with the groove presets included or you can create your own...

EasyBeats Drum Machine MPC
EasyBeats Drum Machine MPC
EasyBeats Drum Machine MPC

EasyBeats Drum Machine MPC

Hopefully Useful Software

Nothing Beats Easy! Now with all drum kits unlocked and the ability to import your own! No need to spend hundreds on a hardware MPC.

EasyBeats is built from the ground up to be the quickest and easiest way to create great sounding beats.

Despite being designed for fast and simple...

Brazilian Beats -The brazilian drum box
Brazilian Beats -The brazilian drum box
Brazilian Beats -The brazilian drum box

Brazilian Beats -The brazilian drum box

Sevilla Soft

All the richness of Brazilian rhythms and timbre of their instruments together in this application.
Drum machine, sequencer and metronome which includes the most representative rhythmic bases of Brazilian popular music with 33 rhythms and 267 styles of different rhythmic variations:

Baião, Batucada Mangueira(2), Batucada Padre Miguel(2), Bossa Nova, Candomblé Barra Vento,...

bleep!BOX
bleep!BOX
bleep!BOX

bleep!BOX

White Noise Audio Software

bleep!BOX is a drum machine, synthesizer and sequencer for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

MusicRadar.com ranked bleep!BOX #3 in it's Top Ten Music apps on the iPad!

bleep!BOX has NO SAMPLES - every sound is generated in realtime, so you can tweak to your hearts' content and kiss repetitive, cookie cutter...

Drum Pads Machine 2-Beat maker
Drum Pads Machine 2-Beat maker
Drum Pads Machine 2-Beat maker

Drum Pads Machine 2-Beat maker

Alexey Natarov

Drum Pads Machine 2 - virtual drum machine, step sequencer and groovebox for createing music and vibe grooves.

The second version of the popular application is here. We took your wishes and made it.More beats and more music for you.

Music Studio for professional musicians, DJs, beat producers and beginners help on...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

MoDrum - Synthesis-based Drum Machine

MoDrum - Synthesis-based Drum Machine

Markus Waldboth

A beat-making app that features real-time synthesis of drum sounds that range from TR-808 style to real. As a synth and not sampler, sound characteristics can be tweaked from authentic to affected.

MoDrum for iOS is a virtual analog drum machine with a 32-step grid sequencer, plenty of sound-sculpting parameters, a tempo-matching delay effect, dynamic compression, reverb processor, sophisticated MIDI support, audio looper, performance recorder, and more.

Key Features

• 11 real time operating, sample-free percussion synthesis modules:
- Bass Drum: Tune, Pitch, Time, Harmonics, Click, Decay
- Snare Drum: Tune, Tone, Wood, Muffle, Decay
- Low Tom: Tune, Noise, Decay
- Mid Tom: Tune, Noise, Decay
- High Tom: Tune, Noise, Decay
- Rim Shot: Tune, Drive, Decay
- Hand Clap: Tone, Decay
- Cowbell: Tune, Decay
- Cymbal: Color, Tone, Peak, Decay
- Open Hi-hat: Tone, Peak, Hold, Decay
- Closed Hi-hat: Tone, Peak, Decay

• Programmable sequencer with 32 steps, global accent pattern, and rhythmic shuffle (swing).

• Built-in audio effects:
- Dotted eighth delay effect unit
- Hard knee dynamic range compressor
- Tube amp overdrive effect processor
- Low-cut equalizer
- Reverb processor

• Integrated looper for tempo-synchronous playback of backing tracks or sampled phrases.

• Performance recorder

• Play in time with Ableton Link

• Audiobus support, including state saving

• Inter-App Audio with timeline sync support in both node and host mode.

• Inter-app Audio effect slot (Main insert)

• WAVE file sharing via "Open In...", pasteboard, and iTunes File Sharing

• Background Audio with battery-saving Auto Standby

• MIDI Clock sync/generate

• MIDI Note in/out (GM drum mapping)

• Bundled several factory presets by Myagi and Sunsine Audio

• In-app pattern store

• Project file access through iTunes

• Universal support for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch

Drum Pad Pro - Real Drums Sound Machine Beat Maker

Drum Pad Pro - Real Drums Sound Machine Beat Maker

SID Studios

Get your groove on anywhere anytime with DrumPad Pro. With studio quality sounds, it's like having a high-end electronic drum kit in the palm of your hand.

DrumPad Pro is the only mobile drums app that has both Organic HiFi Drum Sounds for lossless quality audio & Quadrilateral Design for maximized playability. (patent pending)

It is designed to maximize the screen of your iOS device. Each kit component is strategically positioned so that you can easily play rudiments using your fingers. And they also have velocity sections for soft, medium, and hard hits.

Choose from different kits like Pop, Rock, Disco, Soul, and more to come. And mix various Reverb & Distortion effects to give more depth in the sound.

DrumPad Pro is perfect for small gigs or jamming sessions when there's no drum set available. You could connect it to an amp, portable speaker, or even a big sound system. Ideal for cell groups, small organizations or churches, simple weddings and birthdays, and many more.

DrumPad Pro gives you access to expensive drum kits right from your iOS device without sacrificing the sound quality and playability.


FEATURES:

- High Definition Audio : Lossless file format recorded using studio grade microphones
- Multi Velocity Samples : Each stroke is recorded in multiple velocity levels
- Organic Sounds : Each sample is recorded several times to produce natural sounding strokes
- 13 Reverb Environments
- 22 Distortion Effects
- Level mixer for each kit component
- Ultra low latency for maximum responsiveness
- Cymbal choking capability


AVAILABLE KITS:

- Basic Pop Kit
- Basic Rock Kit
- Indie Rock Kit
- Modern Rock Kit
- Vintage Rock Kit
- Vintage Disco Kit
- Gretsch Kit
- Slingerland Kit
- Mapex Kit
- Yamaha Kit


* more kits coming...
* help us improve DrumPad Pro. For any feedback or suggestions, email us at [email protected]

Beat Vibe for iPad

Beat Vibe for iPad

Guy Shaviv

Create and play percussion rhythms. Produce complete songs with sequences of rhythms with changing tempo, patterns and dynamics. Beat Vibe can be used both as an accurate metronome for practice, with elaborate rhythms and great visualization, or as a step sequencer/drum machine to create backup percussion loops with percussion sounds from around the world.

See a review by TheSoundTestRoom here: http://bit.ly/beatvibeipad

Ever wanted to create a percussion background loop for you to play with or for practice? Now you can do that easily and intuitively with Beat Vibe. Create multi-track rhythms by placing percussion instrument beats on a timeline using a touch interface specifically designed for the ipad. Setup complete songs by placing rhythm patterns on a timeline. Beat Vibe comes with over 250 percussion instrument samples of instruments from around the world, and with over 100 pre-programmed rhythms ranging in style from Rock, Jazz, Latin, Flamenco and more. Play your rhythms in Beat Vibe where you can also visualize the rhythm, or export your rhythms to audio files that can be played with any audio software.

Main features:
• Over 250 percussion instrument samples: toms, snares, cymbals, bass, cajon, palmas, conga, darbuka, shaker and more.
• Over 100 built-in rhythm patterns: Jazz, Bossa Nova, Reggae, Waltz, Cha Cha, Mambo, Samba, various rock beats.
• Special features for flamenco affectionados: flamenco palos - Alegrias, Solea, Buleria, Tangos, Seguiriyas, Sevillianas and more. flamenco percussion instruments - Various Cajon sounds, Palmas, Castanets. Flamenco clock to visualize and practice.
• Create complete songs by setting up sequences of rhythms.
• Export to audio files: wav, caf or aifc.
• Built in equalizer with various presets.
• Supports iOS-7 inter-app audio for routing audio to other apps

BeatMakerHD

BeatMakerHD

CREATELEX LLC

***Attention Please go Download our New BeatCreator App ********

Music Industries Top Mastered Producers Sequencers DrumMachine,

Easily Create and record Your Beats using BeatMakerHD

" Producers - " The Sounds on BeatMakerHD are Amazing"

Combination of Drum Kits from your Top Hip-hop, DubStep, Pop, House, Trap, Techno Producers.

* DRUM MACHINE:
- 128 trigger pads: 16 pads over 8 banks
- Control sound parameters on individual mute,
- Support for disk streaming to load samples without consuming RAM
- Record, draw, arrange and patterns along the timeline to build your beats
- Loop tempo editor
- Sound Back included
- Native iPhone interfaces, Retina display
- Transfer files from/to your computer via iTunes Download and upload sounds.

Drum Pads Machine - Beat Maker

Drum Pads Machine - Beat Maker

Alexey Natarov

Drum Pads Machine - virtual drum machine, step sequencer and groovebox for createing music and popular grooves.

Music Studio for professional musicians, DJs, beat producers and beginners help on the fly to create rhythms of any complexity anywhere .You can easily make powerful beats in popular and underground genres such like: Dubstep, Trap, Techno, Garage, House, Glitch, Electronica.

What you will find in the application?

- Powerful sequencer for creating music;
- Share music functions
- Presets in popular and underground musical genres; Dubstep, Trap, Techno, Garage, House, Glitch, Electronica
- Original samples in high quality (Kick,Snare,Hat,Tom,Clap,Bass);
- Swing mode for broken and realistic rhythms;
- Autoplay Mode for generating random grooves;
- High quality recording;
- Intuitive design with innovative animation;
- BPM changer;
- Ability to mix sounds from various musical genres in one.

All features are available absolutely free

Using autoplay mode can create interesting and unusual rhythmic patterns,enabling applications to generate their own rhythm.Minimalist graphics and innovative animation will help you focus only on creating music without being distracted by unnecessary.

With Drum Machine Pads you can export recorded songs into your music library or share it with your friends.Just push drum pads for starting.

You do not need to be a professional to create music.
Made by musicians for other artists.

Beat_Machine

Beat_Machine

Jochen Heizmann

Beat_Machine puts the hottest drum kits and samples at your fingertips.

Beat_Machine is a fun & creative drum pad machine. Play cool & hot drumbeats, cool dj add lips and other sound effects. Create your own hit beats. Jam directly on your iOS device. Plug in your headphones and enjoy the sounds & music.

Many different drum set to choose from and an easy-to-use design makes this app real fun for everyone.

Use the easy-to-use, but powerful pattern sequencer to record, edit and save your Sessions.

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Here are the some user reviews. Thank you to all my users for the great feedback:

***** Awesome
By Spacetapastartorate
The sound and everything is just soooooo good!

***** Best game
By Smurfyidysmurf
Best app ever really addicting

***** Amazing
By Paul Ratcliff
Amazing beat machine good to play around with

***** Great
By 2147483647
Simple, effective

***** Amazing
By Stephanie Barter
Easy to use and sounds amazing, all it needs is the ability to record or export to GarageBand.

***** Pretty good
By Fruit ninja prodigy
It would be cool if there were more free beats, but the ones given are still good.

***** Sehr gut!
By Lobiloasdf
Ich, als hobby dj finde es total cool für zwischen durch auf der reise oder sowas. Aber manche samples (sounds) zu überflüssig sind. Also sehr empfehlenswert

***** Super Sound
By GFelten
Die ersten 3 Patters frei! Klingt gut, Handling gut!

MPC Legend

MPC Legend

Akai Professional

The MPC Legend app is a virtual music production call-and-response game that shows you the basics of making beats and pushes your rhythmic limits. It will teach you and it will test you, with tons of fun along the way. Whether you’ve never created a beat before or can’t remember a time when you weren’t hitting the pads, the MPC Legend app has something for you.

MPC Fly 30 Available Now from Akai Pro: http://www.akaipro.com/mpc-fly-30

Turn your iPad into a real MPC. Pound out beats and play MPC Legend on 16 backlit genuine MPC pads. Use MPC Fly 30 as a travel case for your iPad. Its multifunctional, double-hinged design gives you the flexibility to produce tracks anywhere, while also acting as a protective case between sessions and giving you total access to your iPad for normal uses.


Key Features:

-Match each beat and try to keep up as the patterns become more complex
-Three beat styles to choose from: Dirty South, East Coast, and West Coast
-Advance through 9 levels per style, unlocking new levels as your skills improve
-Enter Practice Mode at anytime to play freestyle and improvise
-Integrates with Apple’s Game Center to automatically post your scores
-Hone your timing and beat-making ability with easy, medium, and hard levels

TN-DR(drum machine)

TN-DR(drum machine)

Blowbend.jp

TN-DR is a simple drum machine.

◆It's really easy to use.

◆Exact beats, and of course you can use it instead of a metronome.

◆The rhythm pattern that you made, you can send to your friend by AirDrop or email.

◆And also the data is a common use with TN-1G(guitar tuner), TN-1B(bass tuner) and Maelz DX Pro(metronome), you can share the rhythm pattern with the guitarist and bassist of your band.

◆Unlike drum machine features in TN-1G,B, this app can play in the background.


◆You can import/export rhythm pattern to TN-1G,B,Maelz DX Pro in your iPhone, and can be shared.