Beat Vibe for iPad 4+

Guy Shaviv

Designed for iPad

    • 4.0 • 2 Ratings
    • $4.99

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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:

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

What’s New

Version 2.4.3

- Updated to latest SDK and iOS version

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

keipher ,

A cheap shot!

The iPad and iPhone versions are sold separately!! That is just plain greed. The cost of both is $30 even though they are the same platform IOS with the only difference being the screen size. Plus the app is just plain ugly. It looks like some old Windows app. To make matters worse, may of the functions and interactions are just plain dump and follow no standard. The app does work and there are some interesting rhythm files. Redesign the interface, fix the bugs, and don’t hide the cost by charging twice as much for both platform and I’ll review again.

Boris Kalikstein ,

Almost there

Great app! As a musician I love creating original beats and then moving them to other applications for further recording and mixing. My only complaint is that the app randomly crashes sometimes. Sometimes it's on playback sometimes it's when selecting a new pattern from the list...seems like a memory issue somewhere (since it's random). I tried it on 2 different iPads with similar results. It's still usable, but the crashes are annoying and sometimes when I re-launch the app it does not save my progress. Please update and I will give it 5 stars.

Unofficial0 ,

Very good but one problem

Great app, does everything and more than I expected. Nice presets which are easily customizable and easy interface. Great for a beginner but also has enough for the experienced musician.

One problem which ruins the app is the export beat feature. The whole point of using an app like this is to lay a beat, then export it to something like Garage Band, Aplitude, or Ampkit. Once fixed, I will change my rating to 5 stars.

Since the program crashes every time I try to copy the file, or just do nothing when i try to add my beat to iTunes, the app has become useless to me. I expected an app that was this expensive to be well developed and continually updated. I know an update just came out but your development team should focus on fixing one of the most important features of the program you already have instead of just adding more and making small tweaks (not that the new features aren't nice).

App Privacy

The developer, Guy Shaviv, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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