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2016.09.13
iOS 10 latest compatibility status for KORG apps
2016.07.01
An unprecedented collaboration between KORG Gadget and BANDAI NAMCO Studios! Version 2.5 featuring three new gadgets is out now.
2016.04.15
KORG Gadget wins Best Mobile Music App at the 17th MIPA Musikmesse International Press Awards (2016)
2016.03.28
KORG Gadget now offers complete support for the nanoKEY/KONTROL Studio! Gadget Le is now available. iDS-10 and iAudioGate are updated.
2016.02.16
KORG Gadget version 2 out now with iPhone/iPad Pro support and major updates for iDS-10, Module, iAudioGate.
2016.01.15
KORG announces new products at Winter NAMM 2016!
2015.12.18
Updates - KORG iOS music apps with Ableton Link integration.
2015.11.04
The best selling high-quality mobile sound module app "KORG Module" for iPhone&iPad has been updated.
2015.10.02
Announcing KORG Gadget Remix Contest #2 winners!
2015.09.30
iOS 9 latest compatibility status for KORG apps
2015.09.16
iOS 9 support for KORG apps
2015.08.07
Announcing “KORG Gadget for iPad“ Remix Contest #2
2015.08.07
KORG iOS music apps: BIGGEST SUMMER SALE up to 50% off!
2015.06.02
KORG Gadget for iPad ver 1.2.2 is now avalable!
2015.05.25
The new KORG M1 for iPad is now available! Special sale on KORG Apps!
2015.03.10
KORG Gadget for iPad - MusicTech "Gear of the Year" : Best App in U.K.
2014.12.14
KORG Gadget for iPad - App Store Best of 2014 in Japan.
2014.12.11
KORG iOS app updates now available! Up to 50% OFF all KORG iOS apps and KORG Legacy Collection series!
2014.11.27
The new KORG Module and the updated KORG Gadget are now both available! Special sale starts from Black Friday for two weeks!
2014.10.07
All KORG apps now support iOS 8.
2014.09.15
Note for KORG iOS Apps support
2014.09.03
Announcing “Santa Clara” for KORG Gadget for iPad and more news for KORG Apps.
2014.07.07
KORG music apps: BIGGEST SUMMER SALE up to 50% off!
2014.05.07
KORG Gadget Wins Coveted Sonic Touch Gold Award!
2014.04.14
Announcing KORG Gadget Remix Contest #1 winners!
2014.02.28
Announcing “KORG Gadget for iPad“ Remix Contest
2014.02.28
Bring mobile music production studio to the Next Level. “KORG Gadget 1.0.2 Milpitas” release
2014.02.24
KORG Gadget for iPad : Special introductory sale extended until March 31!
2014.02.21
Only 3 days left! Time is running out for All Korg iOS apps 25-50% OFF!
2014.02.06
KORG Gadget for iPad: Next Update Announcement
2014.01.23
KORG Gadget for iPad out now! All KORG iPad/iPhone apps up to 50% OFF - Special Offer!
2014.01.23
Korg announces new products at Winter NAMM 2014.

The ultimate mobile instruments collection
- the all-in-one music production studio

KORG Gadget offers a collection of more than 20 different synthesizers and drum machines called “Gadgets.” These gadgets were designed to assist the user to produce powerful electronic music. The latest version features universal support not only for the iPad, but also for the iPad Pro and the iPhone. The painstaking attention that Korg has given its hardware instruments for more than fifty years has now taken shape as cutting-edge software in the KORG Gadget. It's the ultimate all-in-one music production studio app.

KORG Gadget has received numerous awards from around the world, including Apple Corporation's "App Store Best of 2014 in Japan," MusicTech's "Gear of the Year: Best App" Gold Award, and TECH AWARD 2015 "Best Music Production App."

KORG Gadget - Introduction Movie

KORG Gadget v2.5 - Introduction Movie

A collection of more than twenty Gadgets

A collection of fifteen Gadgets

Each Gadget available contains carefully constructed parameters to bring you the sounds you want. They’re ideal for producing all forms of electronic music. Even inexperienced musicians can enjoy the app as each synth offers a Scale function that makes it virtually impossible to play the wrong notes.
 

Design tracks in portrait or landscape
Workflow for any music production task

The greatest feature of KORG Gadget is the user interface. It gives you an ideal music production workflow based mainly on the portrait orientation that you're familiar with. When you want to focus on specifics, you can smoothly switch to landscape orientation. This app perfectly supports either preference on the iPad, iPhone, or iPad Pro. From song production to sound design, effects, and mixing, all the steps are intuitive and seamless. Experience perfect music production on mobile!

Produce music more freely without location limitations
An ideal choice as a second DAW

KORG Gadget for iPad

If you run out of ideas while producing a song, try taking KORG Gadget somewhere that you find inspirational. KORG Gadget liberates you from limitations of location, allowing you to create and capture song ideas anywhere. These ideas can be saved as MIDI or as audio to allow a smooth transition to your desktop system. Wherever you go, take KORG Gadget along as the ideal partner for inspiration.

Share songs to the GadgetCloud to connect with users around the world

Songs that you create using KORG Gadget can be shared on “GadgetCloud,” a music exchange for KORG Gadget users worldwide. By uploading and sharing songs, you can communicate in ways that bypass language barriers, and also improve your skill as a creative artist. On GadgetCloud, you can submit your songs for selection as tracks recommended by KORG, enter various contents, and use the ranking system. You can also upload from KORG Gadget directly to any social networking service such as SoundCloud, Facebook, or Twitter, to name a few.

*GadgetCloud is based on SoundCloud, the cloud service that's supported by creative artists worldwide. You will need a SoundCloud account.

Make it come alive with new MIDI controllers
Accelerate the pace of your music production

To customize your needs, you can freely choose a MIDI controller that complements the KORG Gadget. With the nanoKEY Studio and nanoKONTROL Studio, you can step-record and mix wirelessly as setup is automatic, making this easy and convenient. You can also opt to choose the microKEY Air, a compact mini-keyboard that can also connect wirelessly and via the Apple Lightning adapter. Another great choice is the even more compact and convenient nano series or plugKEY mobile MIDI + audio interface. By partnering with a MIDI controller that inspires you, you can improve the quality of your music production.
 

A fusion of cutting-edge iOS technology;
The music production revolution starts with mobile

iOS is at the cutting edge of giving life to next-generation music technology apps. With Korg's new MIDI controllers you can connect wirelessly via Bluetooth and synchronize for performance via Ableton Link or KORG WIST. Audiobus and Inter-App Audio also allow audio routing between apps. Ableton Live Lite is bundled, allowing you to export your project to Ableton Live at no additional cost. KORG Gadget links with numerous cutting-edge technologies, continuing to evolve so that you can enjoy an ever-more convenient and ideal music production environment.
 

Experience KORG Gadget with a free, lite version
Unlock functionality with a Korg MIDI controller

To give a glimpse into the amazing power of KORG Gadget, we have provided KORG Gadget Le - a lite version available free of charge. Although there are limitations to the number of gadgets and tracks that you can use, it's the easiest way for you to experience mobile music production. Connecting KORG Gadget Le to a KORG MIDI controller (*1) or interface such as the nano series, nano Studio series, microKEY series or plugKEY will expand some of the functionality that's available for you to use (*2). For details, refer to the comparative table of functionality.

(*1) Please refer to KORG Software Bundle page for the products list.
(*2) Please refer to the Specifications page for a comparison of KORG Gadget features.


KORG Gadget for iPad - Introduction Movie

KORG Gadget for iPad - Performance Movie

KORG Gadget for iPad - Image Movie

PRODUCTS


  • nanoKEY Studio
    A mobile MIDI keyboard that connects via USB or wirelessly.


  • nanoKONTROL Studio
    A physical MIDI controller that you can use via USB or wirelessly.


  • microKEY Air (25/37/49/61)
    A compact MIDI keyboard that you can use via USB or wirelessly.


  • plugKEY
    A mobile MIDI + audio interface that lets you play your iPhone/iPad using any keyboard.

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KORG Gadget for iPad

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