Knob Lab 4+

Smart Rotary MIDI Controller

Uri Nachmias

    • 4.1 • 9 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Knob Lab is a smart and powerful MIDI controller for iOS devices.

Control internal and external DAWs like Beatmaker 3, NanoStudio, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase, Protools, Traktor, Modul8 and many more right from your device.

Knob Lab can control devices over USB, WiFi, Bluetooth, Virtual MIDI (inter app communication), Audiobus or with a cable.

With Knob Lab you can create complex controls from a single rotatory controller - controlling up to 8 different MIDI destinations.

Version 2 adds tons of new features including iPad support, file browser, MIDI logger and many more...

What’s New

Version 2.1.2

New MIDI core
Fixes when transmitting pitchbend.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

dbK App Reviews ,

Exactly what I needed!

Firstly, I’ll explain why I gave this app four stars and what can be done to turn it into five stars: Add support for aftertouch and program changes! I use both of those frequently in my setup, so I would love to see them added as controllable knobs.

Now for the main review.

My MIDI keyboard only has one wheel and one slider for CC control, so I was looking for a cheap method to control more CC parameters without using my PC mouse in my DAW (which is too tedious for my liking). Then I had the idea to try looking for an app that could do that! I browsed through several paid apps until I found this free one that seemed to do exactly what I needed. Sure enough, it does, and it works really well!

GiveMeAnthony ,

Please add pitch bends.

Cool, but no way to add pitch bends. Hesitant to purchase Sonic Labs.

IanAeillo ,

Absolutely fantastic

I connect it through Apple’s Audio Midi Setup and in Studio One and Pro Tools have it running Metric AB’s A/B switcher. Just have it sitting on a stand facing me and always on and push the knob when I want to switch to a different reference. Please add buttons and I’ll buy those too!

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