Reason Compact puts an amazing-sounding powerful synthesizer right at your fingertips. Go from download to downbeat in just 10 seconds with intuitive controls and helpful tutorials. Just make music and have fun!

• Create amazing melodies and sounds

• Reason’s flagship instrument - the Europa synth

• Presets made by world-class music producers

• Quickly create compositions

• Powerful filters and built-in effects

• Connect to other music apps and collaborate

• Export to Reason 10 on desktop

Get started for free, then add new sounds and more controls only when you’re ready. Reason Compact is loaded with innovative tools like a smart keyboard so you never have to worry about hitting a wrong note.


Get Started Quickly

• Intuitive tools to help you capture your creativity

• Press any key to make professional-sounding melodies with the smart keyboard

• Automatically create lush synth chords with a single key using the Chords tool

• Play rhythmic sequences with the touch of a button using the Arpeggiator

• Polish your performance to perfection using the MIDI note grid

• Start simple and unlock new features as you grow

Make Amazing Sounds and Melodies

• Reason Compact puts one of the world’s most powerful synths in your pocket

• Create synth sounds using 16 different types of waveforms

• Use the Shape controls to morph waveforms and transform your sound

• Make synths sound huge with the Unison effect

• Add depth and texture to your tracks using distortion, delay, and reverb effects

Connect and Collaborate

• Collaborate with others in real-time using Ableton Link

• Connect Reason Compact with other music apps using Audiobus or Inter-app Audio

• Get inspired and create music with others via Allihoopa

• Play with external MIDI keyboard, connect with a Camera Connection Adapter


• iOS 11

What's New

Version 1.3

What's new in 1.3:
• See which keys that are playing, they are lightening up when the note is played
• The timeline runs even when you are not recording, making it easier to see where you are in the song
• Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
553 Ratings
553 Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Propellerhead brings their incredible Reason software to iPhone and iPad, offering a powerful synthesizer in an accessible package. Create, record, and share beautiful melodies with automatic arpeggios, effects, and an expansive collection of sounds to get exactly what you’re looking for. The best part? If you make a mistake, you can correct and modify your work in the note grid!

In-App Purchases

Europa Synth
Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer


Propellerhead Software AB
200.9 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Propellerhead Software AB
In-App Purchases
  1. Europa Synth $9.99
  2. Ambient Dream $0.99
  3. Grimey UKbass $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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