Makes you feel SO tired. Wasn't easy to create this.

You will sleep, relax, meditate and focus better with Windy because Windy masks unwanted noise. Your ears will love Windy because she plays soothing high-quality winds recorded in psychoacoustic 3D for stereo headphones and you can mix in additional nature sounds. Your eyes will love Windy because every ambience comes as a motion-controlled 3D parallax illustration.

Integrates with my other apps Sunny, Away, and Flowing! Seven windy sceneries included.

Let Windy transport your mind to a place far away – In one of the highest quality relaxation apps ever made. By the creator of Thunderspace, Sunny & Away.

≈ Chosen by Apple as "Best of 2014" ≈

≈ Join +1,700,000 mindful people who sleep better & relax with Windy ≈

"Having used Thunderspace previously, I expected a good audio experience and I got one. Wind moves from left to right, right to left, hovers overhead. Sometimes a gust seems far away to the right, other times it's whipping just overhead. It's cool that you can often hear what the wind is carrying, too." — Dave Caolo, TUAW

"Windy is what a pop-up book would look like in the digital age if you were to combine it with IMAX audio." — Gannon Burgett, The Industry

"There’s little question Windy has been carefully crafted – she’s a beautiful thing, with some real talented artists and technologists working behind the scenes here." — Paul Sawers, The Next Web

"I absolutely love the wind sounds." — Christine Chan, AppAdvice

Featured and tweeted by Apple around the world.

Emmy-award winning nature sound recordist Gordon Hempton and I recorded natural winds the way you hear: With psychoacoustic 3D sound field microphones. Over stereo headphones, you'll find yourself immersed in a noise masking environment, with wind and leaves swirling all around you.

Join an exclusive group of over +1,700,000 relaxed ladies and gentlemen who teleport their minds to a place far away with Windy, a relaxation app like no other.

≈ Features ≈

+ Seven natural wind recordings in partnership with Emmy-award winning nature sound recordist Gordon Hempton.
+ Stereoscopic 3D audio optimized for Apple EarPods & headphones.
+ Seven motion controlled 3D parallax paintings matching the wind recordings.
+ Mixer: Add music, rain, river, bird and cricket sounds.
+ Art by environmental star-illustrator Marie Beschorner.
+ Music composed for Windy in Hollywood by award-winning composer David Bawiec.
+ Universal app optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
+ Optimized for iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iPad Air 2.
+ Beautifully crafted audiovisual experience. Designed & developed by Taptanium.

Please note: The screenshots show Windy with unlocked achievements. Some animals shown will need to be unlocked by small actions.

≈ Questions? ≈

Email franz taptanium com or send an email through the in-app contact support page. Excited to hear from you!

What’s New

Version 4.3.1

+ User Interface enhancements.
+ 3D parallax scene enhancements.
+ Bugfixes.

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P.s.: Check out my new app Rainy. It's kind of wet in there. I mean, in a good way. And free. Yeah, there is a catch, but it's a good one. You'll enjoy it, even if you stick with the free part. No kidding. It's that good. Two fantastically valuable rain scenes for free. Download Rainy for free today. Sleep better tonight.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Jehuty-V2 ,

Great for concentration

I really enjoy this app. I’ve found the wind soundscapes in Windy to be relaxing and therapeutic without making me sleepy like a lot of the other “rain sounds” apps that I sometimes use. As a graduate student with ADHD, I do a lot of reading and writing, and staying focused can be a serious challenge most of the time. Windy has been remarkable in helping me stay concentrated by giving me some white noise that doesn’t put me right to sleep. The audio is pervasive enough to cover up and muddle most background noise without being droning or repetitive, but it is still peaceful enough to be used for meditation when needed. Windy also lets you choose from several different soundscapes, as well, which I use to match the sound to the weather and time of day outside for an even more natural feel. Definitely an app worth paying for!

Mattspunkingurl ,


I’ve had this app on my phone for over a year and never really used it. It seemed pointless. The other night I woke up in the middle of the night and couldn’t fall back asleep. It was too quiet. I needed some white noise. I remembered I had this app and turned it on and set the timer for an hour. I adjusted the sounds to how I wanted it and I fell right asleep. I use this on the nights I have trouble falling asleep and it works. The sounds are very natural. Other white noise machines sound very fake and have poor sound quality. This app sounds like really wind, rain and leave blowing. It almost sounded like I had left the window open above my bed. It’s great!!!

Pinkbrown ,

Only thing that's worked

I have suffered from insomnia for years. I can't recall how many types of sleeping medications I've taken. They never really worked and just made me feel drugged. I use this nearly every night. I used to dread nights because I knew it would just be another night of tossing and turning. Now I look forward to sleep. It's been years and years since I felt this way. Love it.

Also, I live in a vibrant and noisy household which can make it hard to concentrate while studying. This helps immensely.


Franz Bruckhoff
95.7 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, German

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