Samplr 4+

The Multitouch Sampler

Marcos Alonso

    • 4.7 • 133 Ratings
    • $19.99

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“We use it a lot playing live because it's the one thing I found that you can feel like you're playing the sample” – Fred again..

The app used by renowned musicians like Fred again.., Richard Devine, Apparat, Weval or Matmos live and in the studio. Samplr introduced a brand new way to make music, only possible on multitouch devices. Explore the samples melody and texture using the different play modes and create compositions with the gesture recorder. Samplr is the ideal tool for audio experimentation, music composition and live performance.

“The most profound audio manipulation tool on iOS” 5 stars
“There is NOTHING on the market hardware or software like this” 5 stars
“Stunningly beautiful interface and exceptionally easy to use” 5 stars
“This is the most musical app I've ever used. It's polished, it's musical, it's fun, it's inspiring” 5 stars
“It’s the best realization of what touch screen sampling should be” 5 stars

• 8 play modes: Slicer, Looper, Bow, Tape, Scratch, Arpeggiator, Keyboard and Loop Player
• Gesture recorder for sequencing
• Audio input recording and resampling
• 6 sample slots (x16 voices)
• 5 effects per sample: Distortion, Filter, Amplitude Modulator, Feedback Delay and Reverb

• Ableton Link
• MIDI Keyboard, Controller and Sync input
• IAA (Inter-App Audio)
• Audiobus Input and Output
• Dropbox import
• Export to AudioShare
• WAV and AIFF file support

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What’s New

Version 1.5

• MIDI Control. Use your MIDI Keyboard or Controller with Samplr
• Fixed: Audio distortion over Bluetooth

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 Ratings

Fad Plastic ,

Indispensable Lateral Music Making Marval

I've been using Samplr to play live over five years. Samplr is an intuitive kinesthetic touch based instrument with zero menu diving.

In a world of reasonably high quality analogue budget synths and expensive hardware samplers it’s important to give occasional pause and recognize the beauty of working with machines or software that posses limitations.

These so called ‘limitations’ mean less options. Having less options means less paralysis by analysis, and fear of missing out from not having ‘mastered’ all functions instantaneously.

By using machines with less options you exhaust the possibilities of what is theoretically possible. Once thats been accomplished you can start approaching it from a lateral or novel perspective.

Samplr allows you to exhaust all of its functions rather quickly; you can learn them in day or two. In six years I still find new ways to use the the tools provided. I imagine in six more I still will.

It's my favorite instrument I have ever played and is an indispensable part of my set up. I use it to jam, to play everything I make live, dawlessly and to compose.

I recommend it to everyone regardless of the genre of music you play. Hip hop, ambient, dub experimental, noise, music concrete. It does it all.

The one music app to rule them all!

QuinnX. ,

Amazing!!! Get it Support it.

Wow we finally have channel panning!🎶😊😁🤩📈⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟
Bring on those in-app upgrades so we can support this genius and unique app.⚡️⚡️⚡️❤️👍

Since its release, nothing has come close to what this app has to offer. Sure, there are other granular apps out there but non have come close to the flexibility and durability of Samplr. It’s not just a granular app it’s also a great sequencer daw which goes beyond the conventional with great potential to go even further with community support. (Let’s make it happen ). If you never experience this, now here your chance. If you already have it, show support by giving ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️and comment favorably to also encourage in-app purchases to allow this app to flurish.

MahkoMan ,


Glad I bought this at the original price (although once you have used it you know it is well worth the new one- heck, I’ve heard of people who bought an iPad ONLY to use Samplr), but to the dev: I would love to contribute again as a thank you for keeping one of the most amazing iOS instruments ever alive. My favorite podcast app, Downcast, has a sliding scale “tip the dev” IAP option that I have used several times. I think you would have a lot of people thrilled to be able to contribute again 💗

App Privacy

The developer, Marcos Alonso, 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.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

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

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