Tap Delay 4+

Multi-tap Tape Echo Machine

Harry Gohs

    • 4.2 • 13 Ratings
    • $2.99



Back in the “old days”, producers and engineers created delay and echo effects using tape machines. Tap Delay combines the warm sound of vintage tape echo machines with a modern, step sequencer-like tapped delay engine which continues the tradition of the tape echo machines into the 21st century.

The Tape simulation includes all relevant aspects for the recreation of a faithful analog tape sound:

• Compression and Saturation
• Tape hiss
• Tape head bias
• Wow and Flutter (Tape speed instability)
• Smooth speed / delay time changes

Three feedback filters with hipass/lowpass and bandpass characteristic simplify the creation of authentic dub echo effects.

The built-in Limiter allows for endless feedback sounds.

Use live input from any source - Microphone, Guitar, Audiobus and Inter App Audio - or take a song from your iTunes library for processing.


• Multi-tap delay machine
• 24 taps for rhythmic delay effects
• Tape simulation ( Saturation, Noise, Flutter )
• Alias free tape saturation through oversampling.
• MIDI controllable including Tempo sync
• Delay loop equalizer for dub effect.
• Glitch free simulation of variable tape speeds.
• Spatial echo rotation effect.
• Audiobus 3 compatible with state saving
• IAA compatible ( Auria, Cubasis, Garageband ).
• AudioUnit AUv3 with parameter automation.
• Ableton Link.
• Integrated iTunes player.

What’s New

Version 1.2.0

- Hold button for infinite delay hold
- Dark mode GUI improved
- AudioUnit Resizing
- Bugfixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Strizbiz ,

A couple bugs but cool sounding

Some very interesting sounds, there’s a bug that makes the app crash when trying to export presets. Hope things get ironed out soon.

wareismike ,

Oh my! This is an absolute gem!

I held off purchasing Tap Delay for a long time as I already have an arsenal of great delay fx apps. But because of a sale I decided to try it out.

I’ll say it flat out - this is absolutely my favorite delay fx of all time. Possibly my favorite of any fx. It’s just beautiful. I don’t think I’ll use any other delay going forward unless I’m looking for a pure digital sound.

So far I’ve only tried it on some of my pre-recorded loops. I can’t wait to try it in my live guitar fx chain.

Codowlsky Polopumus ,


Great effects, clean interface, excellent price! Thanks for taking the time to label all the features in the app when clicking the help button. So many developers just assume we all know what all these things do, now how the hell are we supposed to learn? Devs like you, helping us to goof off! Appreciate it

Buy this app while it’s still on sale! Similar apps are 5x the price

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