iSpark is a virtual drum machine from Arturia for iPads. It emulates their great Spark line of drum machines and controllers and brings to producers and musicians the possibility to add an iPad to their setups.
iSpark includes a huge variety of drum kits and instruments, turning the app into a unique and user-friendly beat maker.
The app has 16 pads where you can assign sounds, a step-sequencer (it works as a real-time sequencer as well), an effect section and a transport panel section as basic features. It’s possible to edit sounds and effects and also record knob movements.
Controlling iSpark on SparkLE controller is possible. Also, if you’re a Spark 2 user, you can open projects, kits and instruments between the app and the desktop software.
– 640 instruments;
– 40 drum kits;
– Ableton Link integration;
– Step and live recording;
– 16-track mixer;
– High-quality effects available both in the master channel or individually in the tracks;
– Real time recording of all knobs and controls.
The app requires iOS 8.0 or later. It’s compatible with iPad Air and above, iPad mini 2 and above and iPad Pro.
There are more drum kits and instruments for in-app purchases.
iSpark is available for download on iTunes ($19.99).