NanoStudio icon
$ 13.99
Genres: [Music]
Developer: Blip Interactive Ltd
Release Date: Jul 21, 2010
Version: 1.44
Size: 69.55 MB
$ 13.99
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NanoStudio is a recording studio for iOS, OS X and Windows. It has virtual analogue synths, sample trigger pads, a comprehensive sequencer, a sample editor, a mixer and multiple effects all integrated into a single application.

Record your ideas in real time, mix synth layers with samples, compose and arrange your tune using the powerful sequencer and bring the mix alive with effects such as reverb, compression and EQ. Share your tune on SoundCloud from wherever you are or use the comprehensive audio mixdown options and MIDI export feature to get your ideas over to your desktop DAW when you get back home.

NanoStudio's intuitive user interface frees you to get creative yet has loads of depth for when you need it. To try it out head on over to our website where you can download the OS X and Windows versions for free!


Up to 6 simultaneous instruments (including mixer) or upgrade with the '16 Instrument Tracks' in-app purchase, particularly recommended for newer devices.

'Eden', a powerful 16 voice subtractive synth with dual oscillators, 2 pole resonant filter, 3 envelope generators and 4 LFO's per voice and 2 dedicated insert effects. Eden's virtual patchbay lets you hook up almost anything for modulation mayhem.

The 'TRG-16', a performance pad for triggering samples. Adjust pitch, pan, volume and envelopes and assign each sample to one of the 3 output busses, each with its own effect sends and filter setup.


Record samples with the built-in mic (iPod Touch requires external mic), resample NanoStudio's own output or upload your own samples using NanoSync for OS X/Windows. Edit your samples using NanoStudio's built-in wave editing tools (with multiple undo/redo) and process them offline with custom effects chains.


Record performances in real-time using the keys and trigger pads or create patterns and controller sweeps by drawing them in the piano roll editor. Arrange your patterns into a complete song using the track editor. You can edit while the song is playing and every operation has multiple undo/redo.


Nanostudio's mixer has 2 global effects sends, 4 insert effects per channel and you can record, edit and playback all your fader and pan changes. When you're ready to share your mix with others you can upload it direct to SoundCloud or use NanoSync to copy the exported .wav file to your Mac/PC.


NanoStudio's reverb, compressor, parametric EQ, waveshaper, delay, chorus, and bitcrusher effects are all highly optimized so you can run lots of them.

* 6 simultaneous instruments, up to 16 with in-app purchase
* MIDI input with the Line 6 MIDI Mobilizer, Akai SynthStation 25 and Core MIDI
* Audio copy/paste for sharing audio with other compatible apps (Sonoma and Intua standards supported)
* Upload your mix directly to SoundCloud
* Eden synth (also plays samples) - single or dual keyboards, XY controllers, pitch bend and accelerometer control
* TRG-16 sample trigger pads
* Sequencer with up to 64 tracks and a piano roll editor for note, velocity and controller events, all with undo/redo
* Mixer with 4 inserts per channel, 2 global send busses and volume/pan automation on every channel
* Sampling and resampling, sample editor and effects processor with undo/redo
* Transfer samples, final mixes and individual track mixdowns to your Mac/PC using NanoSync
* Send projects, samples and MIDI files as email attachments
* Built in help

Get now this application with your unique ID and secured password.

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How to download the App

Download NanoStudio app for for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.
Download NanoStudio on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the NanoStudio application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the NanoStudio app.
Download the App With iOS App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for NanoStudio.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


You can securely create an apple profile with your information, but you have to be registered to iTunes in order to get the NanoStudio app to your device.
If you don’t have an active account, please register to iTunes store with a credit card number. In case you are not interested to open an account with your credit card, you can select the option ‘None’ during the secured registration.
*This NanoStudio application may be available in some countries.

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User Ratings

Jan 18
(5★) yeah!
the workflow is great. very logically laid out. eden synth sounds great with lots of editing options. this is perfect. the ability
to move the project to pc for further editing is really helpful too.
Dec 23, 2014
(5★) Awesome!
A full DAW on my iPhone! Amazing app right here. Check out my soundclouds theundeadhooligans and thecoffindancers.
Dec 22, 2014
(5★) LOVE IT. But?
Everything is good , just give me an arpeggiator MIDI clock, song position pointer and sequencer start/stop.Thank can
Nov 16, 2014
(5★) Still the best
If you want to spend hours messing around with fun iOS music apps, go for it—there are a lot of sweet ones. If you want to
complete songs, open NanoStudio.
Oct 28, 2014
I agree with the other guy please bring it back!
Oct 24, 2014
(5★) Best money ever spent on app
Blow away by this app. The ease of making music and even recording and editing live sound made it an instant winner for me. Only
issue I have is the inconvenient process for obtaining your music as an
Oct 23, 2014
(2★) Disappointing.
Only includes two instruments, a drum machine and a rompler. All the included sounds are pretty uninteresting. Based on the
description of the app, I expected a couple actual synthesizers.
Sep 12, 2014
(5★) I love this app soooooooo much BUT
It needs updates because after a while the same tones get boring
Sep 06, 2014
(5★) One of the best
Glad that IIA was included on Nanostudio with latest update. Now I can incorporate NS into Cubasis,GarageBand, and/or Auria
without using Audiobus directly. Awesome.
May 06, 2014
(5★) The best
Easily one of the best ways you could spend 15 bucks. Packed full of the right features with an incredibly intuitive/buttery
May 02, 2014
(4★) Please add new features
Please add more features,I really like your program but you rarely if ever add anything new.
Apr 25, 2014
(5★) So worth every penny.
This app is a steal. Get it before they realize they’re giving it away. No it wont replace your entire desktop studio. But
they’re is nothing close to it on the iPad/iPhone for sketching out idea
Feb 02, 2014
(4★) Very nice but
Needs a deeper sampler, at least one that will allow you to make a key-map with layers and zones, perhaps with separate
architecture per zone or per sample even. Then I would be on this thing like wh
Nov 25, 2013
(5★) Add moar!
Great app! Just add basslines, faders, and filters! This would be the best app by far. :P
Nov 20, 2013
(5★) Great mobile music studio
This one is not a waste of money.
Oct 25, 2013
(5★) Awesome app
I love producing music and this is a simple easy way to kill time and make good music on your phone and computer. I usually use
ableton 9 for bigger projects but this is just nice for the price
Sep 28, 2013
(4★) Good app!
This app has a lot of posibilities and is a great app, the only thing missing is AUDIO TRACKS. With that this app would be
Sep 26, 2013
(5★) Good stuff
You can do a lot with this. A lot more than most people would think. Very good and I hope to see more in the future. Well worth
the dough.
Sep 22, 2013
(5★) Newest update
Awesome! I wrote you guys this morning about it and you already came out with a fix!
(5★) Top 5 Music App
Very capable all-in-one, self-contained music production "studio". The excellent synth, Eden, really sets Nano above many others.
Also, probably the best tablet implementation of a piano roll editor a
Sep 21, 2013
(2★) Weird buzzing noises and freezing
After I updated nano studio, a weird buzzing noise appeared and the software began freezing. Please fix this.
Sep 14, 2013
(5★) Almost perfect
Terrific, versatile synth, ease of editing, great features, etc. My one niggle? No audio tracks--you have to set up a trigger pad
track and record to one of the pads. Not a show stopper, and there a
Sep 06, 2013
(4★) Awesome, But Needs Audio Tracks
The synth sounds and plays really nice, but the pad section would really benefit from a 32-step sequencer grid. It would be also
be nice to be able to record audio tracks directly onto a track in a
Jul 14, 2013
(5★) Awesome
Still one of my favorite music making apps.
Jul 13, 2013
(5★) Professional Results
Nanostudio is an amazing app for any person who enjoys deep functionality married with a fun easy interface. With complete midi
input and mapping the app is "awestruckingly" the best iphone sequencing
Jun 29, 2013
(5★) Intuitive, great sounding, fun
I own some full fledged desktop digital audio workstations and for a mobile DAW this is awesome compared to those. I really like
the scale feature so keep me in key and scale when building melodies. E
Jun 28, 2013
(3★) Not a single good kick or snare
They all sound very weird and unusable, l just want a dtch and a tch sound
Jun 25, 2013
(5★) Very impressed.
NanoStudio reminds me of Orion Studio,with a touch of Reason.Pretty much all I need to produce any kind of electronic style of
Jun 18, 2013
(5★) 0.o
Best in the App Store for music production.
Jun 15, 2013
(5★) Nanostudio
Love this app. Perfect for sketching songs, music, easy to export to pro tools etc.
Jun 08, 2013
(5★) Music Ideas
It takes me tow hours by train to get to work so I make music on the way . This App is the best thing to happen to me it works
great from quick ideas to full tracks. Great job.
Jun 06, 2013
(5★) BUGS, annoying!
I need to open the app twice in order for it to work. Not sure if this started with your last update :( PLEASE FIX! By far the
best music prod app out there!
May 24, 2013
(5★) Is it just me.
Or does everything sound clearer on the app since I last checked? Loving the updates! :D
May 17, 2013
(4★) Thanks for audiobus.
I am guessing we will never see audio tracks with this app. Oh well still a great app with one of the best synths out there.
Thanks for giving the people what they wanted.
(5★) Awesome update
This app was already fantastic, audibus support?! Hell yeah!
(5★) Best app ever just got better
This is by far my favorite app. I to this day tell people that NanoStudio put me back in touch with my music with all the pun
intended ;) Great job Matt on keeping it fresh! Your pal BitBurner
May 16, 2013
Nanostudio is my favorite app. Now with audiobus support it plays nice with all my other audio app. Great update. Cheers
(5★) Back On Top!
Nanostudio w/ Audiobus. What more can I say? We asked, begged, even demanded; and the developer stepped out of their comfort zone
to deliver the goods. Thanks to everyone @ Blip Interactive for making
(5★) The Best is Back
Watch this app shoot to the top again with the addition of two basic features. Thank you Matt for keeping Nanostudio in the game.
(5★) Knocked it out of the park!
THANK YOU for the Audiobus support!Wow fantastic update! Get the extra tracks! Support the best synth production tool on the IPad.
Make Nanostudio universal and you will knock every music production a
(5★) Finally arrived
This app was always one of the essential apps for musicians, but started to become obsolete in ways. Adding audiobus has put it
back at the top again. After all my bellyaching on the forum I am sooooo
Apr 17, 2013
(5★) Great News!
Audiobus is coming to Nanostudio. This is an incredible DAW. I just hope it can be used as Send, Receive and Filter.
Apr 11, 2013
(3★) Short Shelf Life
As others have said, the lack of audiobus is making this app less and less useful.
Mar 30, 2013
(3★) Save your cash
While being very nice, the developer has no intention of integrating support for Audiobus, so this is now essentially obsolete.
(5★) Great
Just needs the ability to select and drag tracks, and an undo button
Mar 27, 2013
(5★) Terrific!
This is an amazing app. Having little to no experience working with any DAWs, I picked this up very quickly. Intuitive, easy to
use controls and a plethora of options out of the box will keep you hook
Mar 23, 2013
I bought this app the day it was released. Easy my favorite mobile audio creation app but this is in need of an update to remain a
5 star app. Audiobus please!
Mar 13, 2013
(5★) Best in class
Believe all the positive reviews - this really is the highest-quality application of its kind today.
Feb 23, 2013
(3★) Great app,still needs a few things
Solid app, Audiobus would make it even more complete since there are no audio tracks. Also some touch sensitivity would make
creating music so much more expressive. SO far Garage band seems to be the
Feb 18, 2013
(5★) An absolutely amazing production experience
I have been using NanoStudio for over a year now (having easily logged over 200 hours of use) and I just want to say that from the
superb sound quality to the intuitive interface, NanoStudio is by far
Feb 11, 2013
(5★) Epic
Tooootaly worth the money you pay, this thing is the full package for electronic music on the go. It really is a Portable studio.
Feb 09, 2013
(5★) Perfect.
Im 15 years old and was looking for an app that i could produce real beats on. This app is perfect. It has great sounds and a ton
of ways to make different sounds and put them together, worth the mone
Feb 02, 2013
(5★) THANK YOU! Here is your new rate 10 Stars
Keep The Good Work your Doing Moving Forward, and Thanks For The Update. PS: can we get an Arpeggiator,and REX File Import also
Audiobus more FX Sends and Channel Grouping
Jan 28, 2013
(5★) The best .
The best by far for sketching compositions and even doing full production with. Even better there is a PC edition as well--this
program is worth every penny, I highly recommend upgradingMathias (aka W
Jan 24, 2013
(5★) I need Multisample
multisampling!I wanna use eden synth with multisampling.For reality of piano or guitar. ;)
Jan 23, 2013
The best music making program so easy and great interface must have. DEFFINATELY WORTH IT
Jan 21, 2013
(5★) Refinanced
Jan 17, 2013
(5★) Co-sign
This app is just DOPE for electronic musicians and producers. Synth presets arent the best, so youll have to import your own
(16bit wav) files for use. But WOW, this app is crazy good. I make rap/hip-
Jan 16, 2013
(5★) Just like fl studio but better,
I can now make beats, songs, and mixes while im on the road;p (No im not driving while making a song)
(5★) Hey Nice
@Nice.If you want something entry level,use GarageBand not Nanostudio.Theres a reason its 15.Its professional grade.
Total 60 reviews with 93% ratings for this app.
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Version History

iOS Store Rank History

Below is the iOS store rank history of NanoStudio which shows the highest daily rank of the app on available categories.

Best chart rankings:
# in Top apps (iPhone) on Jan 01, 1970

Today's chart rankings:
# in US store (iPhone)

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