Want to rock Hendrix’s rig? Now you can with the new AmpliTube® Jimi Hendrix™ app. Play through a rock icon’s pedals and amplifiers, all from the convenience of your iPad.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ lets you build a flexible rig complete with 6 stompbox effects (4 pre amp, 2 post) and an amplifier head with cabinet, plus a two-track recorder (expandable to 8 tracks via in-app purchase) for capturing your musical ideas quickly and easily, and lets you share across different versions and devices.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ features models of all the legendary signature gear used by Hendrix in the studio and for his live performances. Now you can rock his amplifiers like the JH GOLD based on the Marshall® JTM45™ and the JH DUAL based on the Fender® Dual Showman™.
You can also rock the guitar pedals that let Hendrix make his sonic breakthroughs, as he experimented with the full expressive possibilities of electronic effects while creating his pioneering guitar tones.
Thanks to AmpliTube's Cab Room, you’ll feel like you are in your own professional recording studio. Mic your cabinets in full 3D in a beautifully rendered virtual studio environment with 2 iconic guitar mics (expandable to 16 mic models available via in-app purchase).
Connect your instrument via IK’s iRig 2 or iRig HD 2 interfaces, or use IK’s new iRig Stomp I/O to connect and control your rig with the same feel as the real gear.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ also features a robust “song” player section that allows you to play along with songs or backing tracks by importing them directly from your music library. Play along with his extensive discography with a collection of signature guitar tone presets.
Get creative with loops in AmpliTube via its Super Looper, which is available through in-app purchase. It makes it easy to record, play back, adjust levels and play along with up to 4 loops. Loops are easy to set and trigger, with external control for live use.
Need a drummer? Use the built-in Loop Drummer system to jam to killer drum tracks. Use the streamlined built-in 2-track recorder(expandable to 8 tracks via in-app purchase) to record, edit, tweak and share your songs via SoundCloud, file sharing or email.
Ready to get out of the studio? AmpliTube’s new Live Mode offers an optimized GUI designed specifically for live use. See your entire rig at a glance, with all the settings and controls you need displayed in an easy-to-read format designed for the stage.
If you currently own AmpliTube for iPad, all AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ gear models are available for in-app purchase as a complete set or a-la-carte. You can even use iCloud to transfer in-app purchases between different AmpliTube versions and devices.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ features:
• Jimi Hendrix™ gear models: 5 Stompboxes (Noise Filter, Fuzz Age, Octa-V, Uni-V, Wah 46) 2 Amplifiers (JH Gold, JH Dual) and 2 cabinets (2x15"J, 4x12"J)
• Complete Jimi Hendrix™ Discography presets
• Songs links directly within the app for play-along
• “Cab Room" feature that allows 3D miking of cabinets with up to two mics (14 more available via in-app purchase)
• Two-track recorder (with re-amping) expands to 8-track studio via in-app purchase
• Studio section with DAW-style editing features (available via in-app purchase)
• Import songs/backing tracks directly from Music library or computer
• Export via E-mail, SoundCloud, FTP or File Sharing
• Looper feature (available via in-app purchase)
• Loop drummer module plays in sync with the recorder
• UltraTuner (available via in-app purchase)
• Change tempo (-50% to +200%) of imported songs without affecting pitch
• MIDI controllable
• Tuner and metronome
• Inter-App Audio and Audiobus compatible
• MIDI controllable and with built-in integration for iRig Stomp I/O, iRig Blueboard and other controllers
• Complete project compatibility between iPhone and iPad
More app information:
What’s New in v2.2.0
- Updated to latest Audiobus SDK version
- Fixed a potential crash caused by initially denying microphone permissions
- General optimization and reliability improvements
Ratings and Reviews
I can get pretty good Hendrix tone...I got it when it was 8 bucks...worth it
Not worth any money!!!
I bought this app on sale thinking “Hendrix rules, how bad could it be?” No, No, No. Amplitube is the worst guitar Amp SIM ever, and this JH App dishonors his memory. It sounds like someone stole my guitar, magically turned it into paper and tin foil, and then crunched it up and then burned it with a blowtorch…and then tried to feed it to me. Beyond any doubt it is THE worst sound ever. I have L6 Mobile POD, Tonestack, and PG Bias FX and JU. All of them have their + and -, all of them meet some minimum requirement of sounding pretty good if you have a clue and an EQ… admittedly the “best” is subject to opinion...but all are countless leagues above Amplitube. I was flabbergasted by the cardboard barf sounds. Seriously, this is a joke. Don’t be tempted. Worse, some of the features (WAH, filter….) don’t load in reg Amplitube, and you can’t load other pedal purchases in this one (reverb, for example. if you use the marshall JH Gold amp, there is no way to get reverb. What the heck were they thinking?). And guess what? The “complete” tone library doesn’t have Machine Gun and a few other major songs. I am ashamed that I paid any money for this app.
Not iOS 8 compatible, bundle and separate apps makes no sense
I wish I paid closer attention to the last version update date when I purchased this with the full Amplitube bundle. Although the main/original Amplitube app was updated in Oct 2014, the Fender, Slash, Jimi Hendrix, and Orange versions have not been updated and are not iOS 8 compatible.
Also, this bundle of separate apps makes no sense. Yes, the Fender, Slash, Jimi Hendrix, and Orange versions are separate stand-alone apps, instead of being in-app purchases within the main Amplitube app, which would make much more sense and be more useable. They've made it impossible to mix and match the amps, cabs, and effects between them.
It's also a bit of a ripoff that the bundle does not include the multitrack recorder, and if you want it, you have to purchase it separately for each of the Amplitube apps.
Given how happy I've been with other IK MultiMedia products, like the iRigs, of which I own 3, the Amplitube family has been a bit of a disappointment.
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- IK Multimedia US, LLC
- 505.3 MB
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
English, French, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- © 2012-2021 IK Multimedia Production Srl
- In-App Purchases
- Recorder 8-Track + Master FX $14.99
- AmpliTube 4 Bundle $19.99
- Recorder + Studio $19.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.