●Connect the BOSS KATANA-AIR and your iPhone/iPad via Bluetooth to use this app.
* BOSS KATANA-AIR is necessary to use this app.
* Set up the Bluetooth connection in the Connection window displayed after the app is launched.

●BOSS TONE STUDIO incorporates convenient functions; ‘Download Function of Additional Tones (Livesets)’, ‘Tone Edit Function’, and ‘Tone Librarian Function’.

●This app provides an integrated access to the BOSS TONE CENTRAL website offering additional free contents for BOSS products.
*An active internet connection is required to download the additional tones (Livesets).

What’s New

Version 1.0.2

Support iOS 13.
Minor bugs are fixed.

Ratings and Reviews

2.7 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Dodgy ,

This is missing just a couple things

I love my Katana Air and the app is pretty good too, but I’d love to see a couple enhancements to make managing and creating sounds a lot easier.

First, I’d like to be able to edit a sound from the library and save that sound directly to a library liveset. Being able to only edit presets on the Katana and juggle them around in the app is time consuming and bothersome.

Also, it would be nice to be able to “push” the current state of the panel preset to a library liveset. Again, juggling presets back and forth just to create a new sound and keep the current Katana liveset is irksome.

#$5^& ,

The amp is great the app isn’t

This is specifically about the app. When I got the Katana Air I was excited about the sound of the amp. Then I opened the app and thought it looked like it was put together ten years ago. There is a lot in the app but it doesn’t automatically rotate when opened on an iPad making it clumsy to use. What developer would have released something this poor, non-auto rotating app disappeared a decade ago. I naturally though this was a beta version of the app, but that was a year ago. Time to release a new version that:
Auto connects to the amp when it is launched and the amp is on and in range; auto rotates with your device so that you can easily navigate the complicated options on one screen; looks like an app created for the second decade of the 21st century; has an auto convert feature that reads all Katana pre-sets, not just ones created for the smaller user base of air users; and finally, the app is rated generously rated at 2.7, your customers are sending a clear message. Is anybody listening?

bandit03 ,

Nice, but missing one key feature

I got this amp/app to make it super easy to practice. I practice over backing tracks in the app iReal pro. Everything works for playing with the track wirelessly, but it’s difficult to record. I’d like to be able to record my guitar and backing track on my phone so I can review my playing/improvisation as I practice. I don’t want to hook the amps line out to a computer because it defeats the purpose of a convenient small practice amp. I can’t use apples voice memo app without the Bluetooth backing track stopping playing from the amp and coming out of the phone. It would be nice is the app contained a feature that would allow you to record both the guitar and the backing track for practice purposes.

Update: the amp makes a clicking sound kinda like interference but at a lower frequency than normal. Very distracting when I’m trying to practice.


Roland Corporation
17.2 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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