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Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds

By Franz Bruckhoff

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You will sleep better with Thunderspace because it plays thunderstorms in 3D for headphones + realistic lightning flashes. You're welcome!

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Imagine you can immerse yourself in a hyper-realistic thunderstorm any time you feel stressed, need to relax or go to bed. Thunderspace can teleport your mind to a calm place far away from home. Far away from stress. Far away from the noise.

Please note: Thunderspace comes with two top quality hyper-realistic thunderstorms in full length. You can buy extra storms, or get all existing and future storms in a fair priced bundle. You can disable in-app purchases in your iOS settings.

Please note: The "free" storms shown by the App Store are downloads of the Rumble Bundle, which is not free.

≈ Revolutionary ≈
"I could hear it coming from hundreds of feet away." — Carmel Deamicis, PandoDaily

"Thunderspace takes relaxing to a whole new level." — Gannon Burgett, The Industry

"It really is impressive." — Dave Caolo, TUAW

"A lot of care and attention has gone into building this." — Paul Sawers, The Next Web

"It is absolutely like having your own personal slice of heaven." — Christine Chan, AppAdvice

"Idiotically gimmicky or incredibly effective? If it’s possible to be both at once, Thunderspace has done it." — John Pavlus, Fast Company

Emmy-award winning nature sound recordist Gordon Hempton and I recorded thunderstorms the way you hear.

Gordon has traveled the world for more than 20 years to record the sounds of nature in 3D. Thunderspace features his best thunderstorm recordings.

All Thunderspace storms are encoded in crystal clear 256 kbps AAC for a top notch audio experience. Combined with realistic lightning flashes, your brain can't help but think the storm is real.

To hear the 3D sound all around you, any stereo headphones will do. The same principle which works for 3D TV also works for 3D sound. Left ear, right ear. It's pretty neat.

You may try Thunderspace over speakers. Though keep in mind that if the sound of the left speaker enters you right ear, and vice versa, you may not hear the impressive 3D effect. This is due to a phenomenon called "crosstalk". We've heard of some customers who were able to hear the 3D sound on their surround system.

The stereoscopic 3D audio in Thunderspace can give you a true sensation of being somewhere else.

Have you ever wondered why you can hear the direction and distance of a sound? The answer is the shape of your ears and the sound shadow your head produces. Your brain decodes these inter-aural time- and level differences to tell you where a sound came from. We managed to record these head-related audio cues in a way that sounds natural over headphones.

Oh, and got some Belkin WeMo Switches + desktop fans? Thunderspace can control them in sync with the storms, so you can feel the wind.

Brought to you by Taptanium, in partnership with Gordon Hempton, the Emmy-award winning nature sound recordist.

Please check out the audio demo and film on

But you are free to try or refuse :)

≈ Features ≈
+ Stereoscopic 3D audio optimized for Apple EarPods & headphones.
+ 2 thunderstorms included.
+ Additional thunderstorms available via In-App Purchase.
+ All storms available in the Rumble Bundle.
+ Utilizes the flash to simulate lightning. Flashes the screen on iPad.
+ Utilizes WiFi-enabled fans to simulate wind (optional).
+ Global storm sync to an atomic clock. What you see and hear is what everyone else sees and hears.*
+ Relax with many people in one room. In sync.*
+ Beautiful audiovisual experience.
+ Universal app: Runs on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
+ You can restore your purchases to all your devices.

*optional. Enable in iOS Settings > Thunderspace.

≈ Questions? ≈
Tweet @thunderspaceApp, email franz taptanium com or send an email through the in-app contact support page. Please don't ask support questions in the comments as I can't reply to those.

What's New in Version 4.618

+ New storm: Oowah
+ Bugfixes


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Customer Reviews

Absolutely beautiful

This app is perfection. The free storms are fantastic on their own but the full pack is glorious. (the latest storm is gorgeous)
I've used it not only for falling asleep but also for sitting and reading a book or calming myself. I'm so immersed in the storm that everything else fades away. A truly remarkable experience. And I do mean experience. It's not just noise, but realistic storms that allow you to get swept away.

Does what it should!

I've been a fan of white noise apps for a long time and this is by far my favorite of all time, it's professional design and ease of use along with the amazingly high quality sounds and recordings it has pretty much make it what I use on a daily basis if I can't fall asleep. 10/10 would always recommend!

Absolutely love this app!

Nice soothing realistic sounds. Sounds like I'm actually outside in a thunderstorm. I don't here any looping. This app is definitely worth the $3 it is very beautiful and has amazing soundtracks that are really good quality!

Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $1.99
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.618
  • Size: 50.7 MB
  • Languages: English, Russian, Simplified Chinese
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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