Evolving to the next generation. Quickly and intuitively turn your ideas into music.
KORG Gadget 2 - The best music production software.
KORG Gadget has received numerous awards from around the world:
• Apple: "App Store Best of 2014" in Japan
• #1 in the Top Paid Music iPad App category*
• TECH AWARD 2015 "Best Music Production App"
• MusicTech's "Gear of the Year: Best App" Gold Award
• “Musikmesse international press award 2016” Mobile Music App
* USA, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and much more!
KORG Gadget is the best all-in-one music production software and plugin collection; the intuitive user interface provides over 40 small synthesizers and drum machines called “Gadgets," that you can freely combine for music production. Starting with the award winning iOS edition, followed by Gadget for Mac with its powerful plugin collection, now the Gadget plug-ins are now Windows compatible." With carefully selected parameters and at-the-ready sounds/presets, you can now use various powerful gadgets with your favorite DAW on your Mac/PC.
With improved sound and utility efficiency, the second generation KORG Gadget 2 has been further enhanced to include six new gadgets. In addition, the intuitive user interface has been polished to improve ease of use. With the new design, you can now check the status of each track at a glance, an additional four new IFX have been included and you can now smoothly change the tempo as well as fade in/fade out. You can complete your music without losing inspiration, doing all of your work with KORG Gadget 2.
• Updated and jam-packed with new features.
The second edition KORG Gadget 2 has been dramatically updated; packed with new features and new gadgets. With a brand new design and color scheme on the main screen, you can easily check each track at a glance. The highly requested feature to smoothly change the tempo can be set with each scene. With the touch of a button, you can fade in/fade out. Four new IFX are included - feedback reverb, enhancer, exciter, and saturator - extending the range of your music production. KORG Gadget 2 continues to evolve to completely support your music making.
• Instrument collection with over 40 gadgets.
Overwhelming sound. Breakthrough qualities. The KORG Gadget 2 has more than 40 gadget instruments in its collection, including compact synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, audio, MIDI utilities and more. In order for anyone to be able to easily find the sounds they want, we have provided sophisticated parameter configurations, so you can instantly realize your ideal sound. Powerful gadget groups such as electronic music, rock, pop, jazz, and even band sounds are available. Among the various gadgets, you can always find the sound that you're looking for.
• Link with hardware for infinite possibilities.
With KORG Gadget 2, it is possible to flexibly link with various hardware devices. Produce music with hardware synthesizers, rhythm machines, etc in ways that were not possible until now. By entering a phrase into the intuitively operated gadget sequencer, and using the newly added Taipei gadget for a seamless connection with various MIDI devices, you can connect without software. Have even more fun than before while producing music with KORG Gadget 2.
• Use with your favorite device, anytime, anywhere.
KORG Gadget can be used with iOS, Mac, via plug-in (Mac/PC), and Nintendo Switch. On iOS and Mac, you can share your ideas by seamlessly using iCloud or an Ableton Live*1 project, and using plugins in your favorite DAW; for Nintendo Switch, share seamlessly via QR code. *2 Wherever, whenever inspiration strikes, you can use you favorite device to take your KORG Gadget with you.
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• Changed the background color of the sequencer to make it easier to see.
• Supported vertical scaling in the piano roll.
• “Select All” and Octave shift commands are added in the sequencer: Much easier to handle the MIDI events.
• Gadget 2 app are now able to export the project file in the version 1 format. So you can continue to work in the Gadget 1 for Mac version. Please update your Gadget 1 for Mac to the latest version (v1.7.4) to use this feature.
• Other improvements and bug-fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
A 5 STAR APP FOR WHAT IT DOES BUT.....
Thanks for giving us the high quality music production workstation that we as mobile musicians have desperately been waiting for!!!! You all are the best.
Update....... I bought gadget the first day it came out and with this new gadget 2 update I both love it and hate it.... Don’t get me wrong it’s still a 5 star app for what it does but to be considered the part 2 version is far fetched and more like a marketing scheme. The term DAW should not be applied to this music workstation because that’s what it is a workstation. Great for creation but that’s as far as it goes. Korg’s unwillingness to add AUv3 just for the effects alone make the mixer worthless to me. Zurich is crap as far as for serious vocal recording goes and I do mean serious so these demo guys should hush saying it can be done no it cannot serious audio engineering CAN NOT be done is this app. I create in Gadget then export the stems... Korg add AUv3 support for effects so we can at least complete our mix in here and while your at it make it look like a traditional DAW at least and make it horizontal so it would be easier to sequence our tracks. Your robbing our pockets we’ve paid the same amount or more than those that purchased the desktop version yet they get more options!?!?! AU support???? Gadget originated in iOS but we get no AU support!!!! That’s my rant great workstation but no DAW!!!!
The grand Gadget 2 Review
🖖🏻Well done Korg, Gadget 2 is looking up so don’t stop. The initial offering price was a stroke of genius, couldn’t have resisted given this special price. Have owned and still love all the Korg keyboards I played such as the Polysix, DSS-1, Triton and others. The reason 4 stars was offered for this new release instead of 5, was certainly not due to any lack of effort by the Korg programmers (the Korg sonic quality is thankfully still intact), but...If...only Korg could envision the wisdom of reducing the prices of the many other gadgets and instruments that were -not- included with G2, during this same introductory period, with ‘special’ discounts of their own, well then laddies, could you imagine how many of us would immediately attempt to dig as deeply as possible to add not merely one, but -several- of those additional gadgets/instruments sitting there alone in the iOS shoppe?
Such a grand, generous gesture by Korg to so many loyal musicians would generate good will, and surely have the competition’s marketing departments hanging their heads shame. A bit of extra income would give Korg more time and incentive to remain hard at work on the next batch of improvements we need! 🎹🎼🎶😎
I love Korg. 😎
So... this is an amazing daw. However, it could be better.
What it does well: excellent sound quality. Signature classic synths, easy to use interface. Lots of options you literally don't need any other daw, has audio input for guitar, vocals, etc... it's a beautiful feature rich daw by a brand that has a legacy that is 2nd to none.
Where it needs to improve: while the interface is unique... it is also counter intuitive to all other daws, the scroll down feature instead of left to right does not feel natural. While they try to separate themselves and stand out It's not an improvement and it feels like a struggle to visualize where things go. If this is your first daw it won't matter but when you try one in landscape you will say... " oh wow...this makes more sense." It really disrupts the flow. There is no counter, at least not one I could find that tells me song length, so I have to use a stop watch on my phone to see how long my song is? That seems like a basic feature.
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- 2 GB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
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- In-App Purchases
- Bilbao $9.99
- Abu Dhabi $9.99
- Gladstone $14.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.