Triqtraq - Jam Sequencer 4+

Music making on the go

Zaplin Music

    • 4.4 • 47 Ratings
    • $7.99



Create music on the go with Triqtraq. Compose original beats in the smooth one-window interface, record sound tweaks in realtime and sample your own sounds for direct use. Use the advanced automation and rhythmic features to create musical patterns that never sound the same.

“There are expensive hardware synths/sequencers not capable of that!"
- Sound On Sound magazine

“One of the best jamming tools I've encountered on iOS”
“A delight to use"
- Sound On Sound magazine

“Brilliant lay-out... Absolutely recommended."
“You can get a punchy track out of it in a few minutes.”
- WIRED Germany

“The deal of the century. One of the deepest sequencers…”
- Ask Audio

“Excellence Award”
- Music Tech magazine (10/10 stars)

“Something rather special”
“The polyrhythmic loop manipulation is awesome.”
- Computer Music magazine (9/10 stars)

“Brilliant fun to use”
- Music App Blog

“Warning: it’s addictive!”
- Audio News Room

“Easily one of the best” “Quality app that could be used in a live situation without breaking a sweat.”
- Synth Universe

“You create really cool ideas for tracks. Awesome fun!”
- Richard Devine


• Compose and tweak beats fluently in an all-in-one window interface, without ever hitting stop.

• It’s all about touch: build up, vary, mangle and break your patterns with a swipe of your finger.

• Compose up to 16 patterns, and arrange them in the 16 step queue to build entire songs.


• Have endless fun with the real-time sound manipulation by recording various effect and parameter sliders (Automation).

• Add that personal touch and record your own sounds while jamming, with the super fast microphone recording feature.

• Get creative with a large library of over 400 included samples in 4 categories: Drums, Bass, Percussion and Keys.

• Take your custom sample library on the road by importing or pasting sounds from other apps.


• Surprise yourself and make endless variations of one loop: give each of the four channels a different length.

• Every recorded parameter automation can have its own length too, resulting in ever evolving rhythms or melodies.

• Create your own original grooves by changing the swing amount and BPM per step.


• Play together with Ableton Link and sync multiple apps and devices over WiFi.

• Get your recorded tunes out there and export your tracks to Soundcloud or Mail.

• Move ideas to other apps and store audio recordings on Dropbox (via Open in…).

• Get an even bigger sonic palette by using it along other apps with Audiobus and Inter-app-audio.


- Four Channels, each with 8 playable Sample Pads
- 16 Patterns per Session
- Step Editor
- Recordable Automation
- Pitch, Filter, Delay, Pan, Level and Decay per Channel
- Loop Range: individual track and automation lengths
- Loop Speed: individual speed per track or automation
- Multi-selection and recording
- Chaining of Patterns with the Queue
- Real-time switching between patterns
- Automation option for BPM and Swing

- Library with more than 400 one-shot samples included
- Import your own sounds
- Sample swapping during playback
- Sample recording with the internal microphone, also during playback

Support for:
- Ableton Link
- Audiobus
- AudioShare
- Audio Copy/Paste
- Inter-App Audio
- Background Audio

Export to:
- Ableton Live 11
- SoundCloud, Allihoopa, Audio Copy, E-mail or iTunes
- Open In... (Dropbox, Airdrop etc.)

- License for Ableton Live 11 Lite included
- User Guide

Check out for demo video’s and tutorials!

What’s New

Version 1.9.7

- includes the new Ableton Live 11 Lite

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

mijjel ,

Very Limited, but Totally Awesome

I’m actually kinda mad I didn’t hear about this app sooner. I really only use it for drums/sample loops, but this is the exact sort of workflow I was looking for. It has the loop-based simplicity of Figure mixed with the sampling features of iMPC Pro. That equals a simple fun app that is surprisingly useful for making actual music.

While this app has its share of limits (and it is quite limited), it’s still a lot of fun. Which is important because I don’t see my phone replacing my laptop anything soon. It’s nice to be able to jam out a quick beat using my own packs without putting too much effort into loading samples.

Also, the copy of Ableton Live 10 Lite makes this one of the unsung heroes of the App Store. It’s a shame more people aren’t talking about this app; it’s probably the first thing you should buy if you have both a laptop and an iPhone/iPad and you want to get into music production.

Solomon of Kleptolia ,

Love. Pure love.

This app has been out for a long time, and it’s been passed over by far too many people. I have bought a lot of different apps on the App Store. When it comes to sampling that is quick, fun, and creative, you want triqtraq and/or koala. Triqtraq and Koala are quite different, but they are complementary. Triqtraq has motion record for effects and more input, which is nice for filters and variation.

Koala’s sample editing features are very quick and handy for finding the right chop.

If you want to get into iOS sample-based music production, you can’t go wrong by picking up Triqtraq along with Koala. Too many people are missing out on Triqtraq’s laid-back genius workflow.

Frankcfs1 ,

For the right creatives this is a joy to use

If you want make beats that sound like everybody else's you probably won't like this. If you want the warmest fattest pitched 808s this isn't the app but if you want to put all that aside for a minute and go for a real stream of conscious creative swim outside of boundaries of your musical skills or concepts about music theory this is the app to do it! Take a break from being a typical musician and try triqtraq!

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

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  • Family Sharing

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

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