Ambiance® is an "environment enhancer" designed to help you create the perfect ambient atmosphere to focus, relax or reminisce.

• Ambiance has now had over 1 BILLION Sound Downloads!
• Ambiance has been featured in every Apple store on every iPhone!
• Ambiance has been featured by Apple in the iTunes App Store dozens of times!
• Ambiance has been featured in MacWorld Magazine!
• Ambiance has been named in the top 100 best apps by O'Reilly!
• Ambiance has been included in the iLounge Essential 100 apps several times!
• As seen on ABC, CBS and other TV News, Ambiance has tons of new and amazing features!
• Ambiance has been in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and many other major publications.
• Ambiance is recommended by top U.S.-licensed doctors on HealthTap
• Ambiance has received a seal of approval from some of the world’s leading doctors on HealthTap.

Ambiance is an "environment enhancer" designed to help you create the perfect ambient atmosphere to focus, relax or reminisce.

You can choose from over 2500 free sounds, exclusive to Ambiance, to download and listen to, create customized sound mixes, cycle through playlists, wake up to relaxing sounds and more! Create your own Ambiance today!

Ambiance is the only app of its kind. With an ever-growing collection of sounds for you to download from, advanced features and customization, and a gorgeous appearance, Ambiance has become a must-have app on all devices. Find out what everyone is raving about!

• Record your own sounds to use in the App
• Play sounds in the background
• Ambiance has HD images that will look great on the iPhone 4 Retina display, iPad Screen and older devices as well
• Fully Customizable Alarms and Alarm Themes.
• Over 2500 FREE Ambiance Exclusive Sounds to choose from
• New Sounds added constantly.
• Only download the sounds YOU want, for FREE
• Choose a select handful of Premium sounds to purchase, in-app.
• Create unlimited custom sound mixes that have individual volume controls
• Cycle-mode crossfades between sounds on your playlist
• Shuffle mixes up your playlist
• Mix in your own music from iTunes seamlessly.
• Choose favorites so you can find sounds easily later
• Use the alarm mode to fall asleep and wake up gently
• Categorize your sounds in groups
• Create Playlists
• Share Sounds wirelessly between two device
• Create backups and restore from backup
• Find Hundreds of sounds, from White Noise static to French Cafes, from Binaural Beats to Farm Sounds, choose any sound to help you Easy Relax or fall aSleep.

Download Speeds:
Like every app, download speeds are greatly affected by your connection (edge, 3g or wifi). Edge downloads might take a little longer, 3g is faster and wifi is blazing fast to download sounds in Ambiance™.

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What’s New

Version 3.5.1

Version 3.5.1
[FIXED] Fixed a bug where the player timer would not stop the sound on iOS 6.
[FIXED] Fixed a bug where 1/3 of the iPad app screen could become unrespoinsive on iOS 6

Version 3.5
[ADDED] Support for iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5th Generation screen size.
[ADDED] Support for iOS 6

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.1K Ratings
1.1K Ratings
copper9lives ,

Help for the sleepless

I truly love this app. Not only has it worked well with all the versions of iPhone I've owned, it has helped immensely in disengaging my over-active mind so I can fall asleep. It has worked in strange cities, when I was jet-lagged and dealing with construction noise and car alarms, it has worked at home, when my husband had a cold and sounded like a bear having violent dreams. Additionally, I love sounds - I collect them - and the sound library associated with this app is absolutely vast, ranging from the natural world (animals, wind, water, fire) to those familiar city noises that make you feel at home. And one can make mixes of sounds, and even merge those with music from one's collection! Ambiance is a real auditory indulgence, and I have never regretted buying it. Finally, the newest version now includes the ability to create custom alarms... For example, I like to play a mix for an hour as I fall asleep, then have the alarm mix gradually fade in for an hour before I need to rise. It's a really gentle, natural awakening, that tends to finish sleep cycles, so I'm alert by the time I should be getting up. Thanks, Matt, for all your hard work.

Quick update: I've discovered a bug. Every time the app updates, it wipes out all of the sounds in my library, including all of my mixes. Can you look into this, please? I'm sad all of my carefully created sound mixes are gone.

Thunderbanana ,

The best, but not perfect

Out of the ambient noise apps that I've tried on the App Store, Ambiance is leagues ahead of the competition. Using features like the store and mixes, you're able to create sounds fine-tuned for your taste. Whatever that may be, you'll be able to find it and create it.

However, this app is not perfect. One star has been taken away from this app for its less-than-ideal music integration. The interface seems straightforward, but the execution leaves me confused and continually going back to the music menu to reset the playlist or resume the music that had been paused when entering other apps. If this interface is improved, a 5 star rating is in order.

Other minor complaints I have with the app are:
The rather unattractive app icon
The menu interface feels slightly outdated and clunky

All in all, the app is definitely worth the purchase. Those who use it simply for its soundscapes will find little issues or complaints to be found. Those looking for a more rounded and versatile experience will find it, but will have wiggle their way through the outdated interface of the app to find what they're looking for.

4/5 stars for Ambiance

SJeanBenson ,

Pretty good

This is a fairly good app. I just got this recently and have not been disappointed yet. Course I did get this since it plays fairly decent sounds that can relax you and if you want you can mix them together. I was actually looking around for the sound of thunder just on a whim, and through here found some very awsome pieces. They were clear and quite rumbling like I wanted. Other sounds I've chosen have been just as good to hear. Very beautiful wind chimes even. Just be warned though, the selection is quite large, so if you don't quite find what you are looking for in one spot, keep looking you will find the sound you are looking for in another spot. I had...


Urban Apps
16 MB
Health & Fitness

Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, German

Age Rating
Rated 4+
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In-App Purchases
  1. Powerful Thunderstorm $0.99
  2. Powerful Thunderstorm $0.99
  3. Lively Forest $0.99


  • Family Sharing

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