IK Multimedia Releases AmpliTube Fender 1.2 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

Published 11 years ago on July 12, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

IK Multimedia Releases AmpliTube Fender 1.2 for iPhone, iPodtouch and iPad -

IK Multimedia - the leading brand of iOS music-making apps andaccessories - announced today a major update of AmpliTube Fenderfor iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. With over 480,000 downloadsAmpliTube Fender is the standard guitar and bass amp and effectsprocessor app when it comes to rocking out with legendary Fendertone on mobile iOS devices.

The new 1.2 version is a major update that offers MIDIintegration and digital audio support, a redesigned recorder andmixer section, audio copy/paste, Retina display graphic updates andmuch more.

At its most basic level, AmpliTube Fender for iPhone, iPod touchand iPad is an incredibly fun, intuitive guitar and bass rig thatallows players to jam anywhere with world-class Fender tone.AmpliTube Fender features the essential Fender dream machines,including amplifiers like the '59 Bassman®, the Fender '65 TwinReverb®, the Super-Sonic™, the '65 Deluxe Reverb® and the ProJunior™, plus Fender stompbox models - the Fender Blender™,Overdrive, Tape Echo, Phaser and Compressor.

Additionally AmpliTube Fender includes the ability to record andcompose entire songs directly within the app with the newlyredesigned built-in recording studio. Audio copy/paste is also nowsupported for quickly copying/pasting audio source material betweentracks in the recorder, or entire mixes between apps likeGarageband.

AmpliTube Fender version 1.2 elevates the app to a completelydifferent live performance level by allowing players to control theapp using standard MIDI controllers. With a MIDI interface - likeIK Multimedia's iRig MIDI - players can now use AmpliTube Fender"hands free" in the studio or on stage by controlling everyAmpliTube parameter or preset from their existing MIDI floorcontrollers or any other type of standard MIDI controllers.

Also, by popular request, AmpliTube Fender 1.2 now works withiOS-compatible digital audio interfaces - like IK Multimedia'sStealthPlug USB audio interface cable on the iPad with the AppleCamera Connection kit.

The new AmpliTube Fender 1.2 packs a multitude of newfeatures:

Full MIDI Integration. This feature allows users to controlAmpliTube Fender 1.2 via standard MIDI controllers using an iOSMIDI interface such as iRig MIDI. This allows to remotely switchpresets or to control each knob, switch or controller on theinterface with a physical controller. The feature is available asin-app purchase and it is free for iRig MIDI users.

Support for all 30-pin Audio Devices. AmpliTube Fender 1.2 nowsupports digital audio input/output via the 30-pin connector withcompatible standard core audio devices.

Redesigned Recorder section. The new recorder section ofAmpliTube Fender 1.2 now includes a Loop function for loopingsections of recorded material, a new visual Metronome and a quickaccess Tap Tempo button.

New Mixer section. A new mixer interface has been added to therecorder allowing easier control of master reverb send, channellevel, pan control, mute and solo buttons, plus an FX button forapplying the AmpliTube signal chain to the recorded material on theindividual channels. This feature also allows "re-amping" of tracksto get that perfect tone or to apply different creative techniquesto the material post-recording.

New Copy/Paste function. Now users can copy or paste audiomaterials to and from other apps that support this feature, or copythe content of one channel in the mixer to another channeleasily.

Restore in-app purchases. By using the new Restore Purchasesfeature, simplifies the update process for users that has purchasedmore gear via in-app purchase.

Export audio via SoundCloud or FTP. In addition to exportingrecorded material using email and file sharing now users will beable to easily upload and share their materials online on FTP orvia SoundCloud.

Retina Display support. AmpliTube Fender 1.2 now has an evenmore elegant interface designed for higher resolution retinadisplays both on iPhone and on the new iPad.

Pricing and availability

The new AmpliTube Fender 1.2 update is now available in the AppStore as a free update for all previous AmpliTube Fender users oniPhone or in iPad.

For new users AmpliTube Fender 1.2 costs $14.99/€11.99. A FREEversion of AmpliTube Fender 1.2 is also available with a limitedset of gear models included.

For more information and video demos, please visit:

For more information on the range of IK Multimedia audiointerfaces for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, please visit:


Jared James Nichols “Blues Power” Les Paul Custom Available Worldwide via Epiphone
Blues-rock guitar sensation Joanne Shaw Taylor announces February 2024 UK Tour
Kramer announces faithful reissue of the groundbreaking Baretta model
Chris Martin Celebrated the 190th Anniversary of C. F. Martin & Co. with an Event in New York City
Top magnifiercross linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram