Portable Music Production Studio : create beats, compose whole tracks, sample, record, sequence, perform, mix and arrange your own music!

» Packed with high-quality UVI sounds, instruments and effects
» Use included UVI sounds, your own samples, or high-quality expansion packs
» Use with other Apps that support Ableton Link. Audiobus, AudioCopy and AudioUnits
» Export your mixes, stems, MIDI tracks or as Ableton Live project files
» Share with your friends on YouTube or SoundCloud
» Get your ideas out quickly, efficiently and sounding great no matter where you are!

» Designed to put professional quality UVI software into a lightweight and fun performance-oriented package
» Delivers extreme sonic fidelity rivaling desktop products
» Power, speed and flexibility make for ultimate ease-of-use
» Ensures fast, intuitive and professional quality music production

» Including 2 factory sound packs with 2,000+ samples, 290 presets and dozens of loops
» Import your own sounds (support for MP3, WAV, AIF, FLAC, and M4A)
» Record using built-in mic, line-in or external devices
» Edit and tweak sounds with high-quality effects and ADSR envelopes
» Integrated sound expansion store (Acoustic Grand, Atlanta Urban, Funk, Brass Riffs, Asia, World Percussions, Vintage Blues Guitar, Electric Organs, Electro Pop, and much more…)

» Ableton Link, Inter-App Audio, Audio Unit v3 Plugin, Audiobus and AudioCopy support
» Transfer files via. iCloud, Google Drive, DropBox or OneDrive
» Paste audio directly to pads with AudioCopy
» External keyboard and MIDI-over-LAN support via CoreMIDI
» Jam with multiple devices using WIST Sync over Bluetooth
» Export stereo mix, stems, MIDI tracks or Ableton Live project file (file format: 44.1kHz 24-bit WAV)
» Share your music on SoundCloud and YouTube

» 16 track sequencer with up to 16 patterns per part
» Pad, keyboard and pattern performance modes
» High-quality pitch and time stretching
» Numerous scales playable in Pitch mode
» Step Editor mode with Note and CC
» Record using built-in mic, line-in or external devices
» Edit and tweak sounds with high-quality effects and ADSR envelopes
» Choke groups and One-Shot sample modes
» Bind parameters to MIDI CC with MIDI Learn
» Perform and record arrangements in realtime

» iOS 9+
» iPad 4 or newer
» iPhone 5 or newer (iPhone 6 or newer recommended)
» 950MB of disk space

What's New

Version 2.2.4

UPDATE: Double touch on tempo to enter a custom value
UPDATE: Updated ABLink to version 3.0.1
FIX: Ableton Link Crashes
UPDATE: Added Copy/Paste feature in browser to help organizing workspace
FIX: Midi Input and Output port generation issue
FIX: Bluetooth headset having wrong sampling rate
FIX: Japanese Midi port names
UPDATE: Added iCloud support within AUv3
UPDATE: Added option to disable MIDI Output within AUv3

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

91 Ratings

91 Ratings



I've been creating mobile electronic music for quite a long time, ever since the first Korg Trinity. Jump forward 20 years and mobile music has evolved tremendously and now we have the king of touchscreen tech in the iPad.

There are seemingly thousands of music-making apps available for the iPad. Some are fantastic, some are downright loathsome. Finding a high-quality, truly useful app is like finding a needle in a haystack.

Enter BeatHawk. Made by desktop software aficionados UVI, Beathawk is a perfect blend of simplicity and sophistication. The sound engine is 2nd to none and its usability leaves most other apps in the dust. I'm blown away. Plus, being able to load BeatHawk as an AudioUnit in a more robust DAW like Cubasis is the icing on the cake. I’ve actually started using it as a go-to AU rompler as well.

The only downside I see is the amount of money I'm going to spend on IAP purchases 😂



Definitely one of my favorite music making apps, and I have most of them :) The IAP music packs are top notch as well, worth every penny. After browsing the manual for just a few minutes & watching the soundtestroom tutorial videos, I feel like I have a solid grasp of how it works. Its an extremely efficient and logical workflow , easy to get your head around & very inspirational. I consider Beathawk an essential app in the pantheon of iOS music making brilliance. Elite.

Great possibilities!


--When this first came out I bought it and didn't like it, they refunded my money (Apple used to do this). Yesterday it was free so I thought what do I have to lose annd so with a much more experienced perspective to how to use the iPad and apps I found that this is great!
I've bought a few of the iap's and loved them all so for me this is fun, easy to use and opens up a lot of possibilites for my duo.
Thanks for making this free yesterday!!


Univers Sons
1.1 GB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
2017 UVI©
In-App Purchases
  1. 808 $1.99
  2. World Percussion $1.99
  3. Atlanta Urban $4.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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