Blocs Wave

Blocs Wave

By Novation

  • Category: Music
  • Release Date: 2016-03-16
  • Current Version: 13.4.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 73.70 MB
  • Developer: Novation
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4
From 313 Ratings


** Free to download ** Blocs Wave is a fun and beautifully designed music app for making and recording new music quickly. For songwriters and electronic music makers alike, it is an on-the-move powerful portable music studio. Start new musical ideas by discovering new sounds across genres. Make your tunes unique by slicing and rearranging your sounds. Play with beautiful touchable waveforms and build up loops in real-time by recording your voice or other sounds, and build bigger ideas using song sections. Blocs Wave is also great for live looping, thanks to its real-time stretch and pitch engine. Features • Find ideas quickly - Combine sounds across genres • Play with sounds - Beautiful, touchable waveforms • Record new sounds - Capture your own vocals and instruments • Explore a huge sound library - Find amazing sounds across genres from electronic to indie, EDM to songwriting, and more • Expand your collection - Download more sounds from an ever-expanding soundpack library • Chop up sounds - Use Slice Mode to make every sound unique (In-App Purchase) • Export your music - Create a mixdown or export individual tracks • Shape your sound - 3-band EQ for boosting bass and mixing sounds (In-App Purchase) • Launchpad Soundpack sharing - Get hundreds more genres and styles through our Launchpad for iOS app Advanced Features • Real-time stretching - Change tempo while playing • Real-time recording - Build up live recorded loops in real-time • Import - Bring in your own sounds from other apps (In-App Purchase) • Key aware - All library sounds stay in-key with each other • User library - Manage your recorded and imported sounds • Works well with others - Supports Audiobus, AudioCopy/AudioShare and hardware input • Jam in sync - Supports Ableton Link Compatible with iPad 4, iPad Air (1/2), iPad Mini (2/3/4), iPad Pro (12.9”, 9.7”), iPhone 8/8Plus, 7/7 Plus, 6/6s Plus, 6/6S, SE, 5/5S/5C. Supports iOS 10, 11. For more support enquires please visit: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram:



  • Stops playing audio

    By Minionofset
    I love this app, but every time I leave to go to another app and then return to Blocs Wave (with my AirPods connected) it won’t play audio again until I quit the app and restart it. I have the newest iPad, so it can’t be hardware related. Fix this and I’ll jump my rating up to 5/5 stars and pay for the pro features.
  • So so good.

    By FreeTrail
    Wish you guys had a two day or so free trial on the Pro Bundles so one would know if any are useful to them. Any chance of that happening. But; onto your amazing product. The sound the ease and enjoyment I get from this is amazing. All your apps I have are great keep up the good work and think of maybe doing a preview pro bundle weekend on Block and Groovebox.
  • Really Fun App!

    By Applesnoranges99
    Just rediscovered this app which I’ve had on my iPad for awhile. I have all three novation apps. This one and launchpad are similar as they both are sample based... but with this guy you can record into to it and create on the fly looped samples and it acts more like a multitrack recorder/looper... sort of like acid. The slicer is cool and the eq works great. The sound packs are good and there are many to choose from. The one thing this apps needs is effects. Just a basic delay, reverb and chorus/flanger that you could apply to individual tracks. With that this app would be complete. Otherwise this app is a lot of fun and easy to use. The user interface is well laid out and the graphics look great. The sound packs are reasonably priced as well. Rock on novation and thanks for the great software.
  • much love

    By jaycous23
    love the app but one thing. some of my packs from launchpad do not show up on blocs waves i’m not sure if that’s a bug or something but either than that this app is perfect
  • Very poor audio quality

    By venicerocco
    It's a shame, because this app is really cool. I love the layout, usability and speed. It's a seriously fun app. However, it is made completely redundant by the terrible, low quality of the audio samples. Presumably to make them quick to download. Knowing I could export as a .wav, I excitedly purchased several different packs which sounded fine when reviewed via earbuds. But if you export a mix and play it back on even rudamenrary speakers, you can hear how muddy and compressed the audio is. I am NOT an audio professional (which is why I like this app) and to my ears it just sounds terrible, rendering it as a fun toy to tinker with, not a music making tool. Bummer. If I was able to get good quality samples, I'd probably buy all the packs as I need to make music quickly for videos and spit them out.
  • Quick Sketches & Ideas Generator

    By orphandeity
    I consider Blocs Wave to be an essential app and an integral part of the modern iOS workflow. The IAP sound packs are an excellent value, it’s easy to pull in your own samples or record new ones straight into the app, and the workflow/GUI is as intuitive & useful as any. When I’m looking for ideas and inspiration, this is among the first apps I turn to.
  • This is a stupid app

    By alphamusicianbeta
    It has no redeeming value. You just play with prerecorded loops. There’s no creativity. It’s how wanna be musicians.
  • So creative!

    By Huybgtrfvnjug
    I wish there was when you go to the edit button, I want it to be loop, slice, and more stuff. Even sound FX and FX (like flanger, echo etc.) on the edit button.
  • Brilliantly addictive

    By JTHaynes1902
    Help! I can’t stop. This app is fantastic! I love it! Make music people!
  • Worthless if you’re trying to use your own samples

    By Alain-Christian
    I did all this work to edit a few wav files and make them loop perfectly only for this app to add GAPS AT THE END on import. Terrible app. Completely pointless waste of time and money for anyone hoping to use their own audio samples. The importing is handicapped to force you to buy their audio tracks. Don’t be fooled. Was really hoping to use this with launchpad to make my own original performance but that dream is dead.