GyrOSC is a lightweight utility that sends your device's motion sensors to any OSC (Open Sound Control) capable application over Wi-Fi. Wirelessly control your OSC capable audio or video app by moving and tilting your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.

Wirelessly send:

• Gyroscope {pitch, roll, yaw}
• Accelerometer {x-axis, y-axis, z-axis}
• Compass {magnetic heading}
• GPS {latitude, longitude, altitude, course, speed, time}
• Quaternion {w, x, y, z}
• Rotation matrix {m1 ... m16}
• Rotation rate {x-axis, y-axis, z-axis}
• Gravity {x-axis, y-axis, z-axis}
• Magnetic field {x-axis, y-axis, z-axis}
• Altitude {m, kPa}

Control any live audio or video application that supports OSC messaging. Some examples include Max/MSP, Pure Data, Processing, Plogue Bidule, Isadora, and more.


- Customize message tags
- Save and load addresses for quick setup
- Screen lock for performance
- Gyroscope orientation reset button
- Control buttons to send OSC messages

GyrOSC will automatically detect the available sensors in your device.

What’s New

Version 2.4.2

Bug Fixes:
• Connecting to ad hoc networks more reliable
• Crashes and stability fixes

Ratings and Reviews

Solusfides ,

Great start

This is certainly a great start.
Features I'd like to see:
1. When setting center, it would be nice for that position to be set as .5 instead of 0. Otherwise, I have to hold it off-angle, set center and hope my actual at-rest position lands where I want it to.
2. Ability to run in the background (if Apple will let you). I would like to run this in the background while using TouchOSC.
3. Auto-sensing OSC clients (like VDMX).

Insta-hangup ,

This app is great!

Easy to connect, nice interface, provides all of the gesture data I've been looking for. Keep up the good work!

Obsessed gamer dude ,

Basic, but all I need.

I use it for head tracking for flight sims. Works like a charm.


Kevin Schlei
3.2 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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