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AmpliTube 2 for iPhone: How To Play Guitar on Your Phone

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 1

Ever wondered how to play guitar on your phone? Well now you can with the iRig device my IK Multimedia the save developers who have brought guitar players the popular AmpliTube software now have a version for your iPhone or iPad devices which bring you all the great amp modeling features of the original AmpliTube program in a compact device for your portable devices. You can now jam anywhere with world class sound with just your guitar and the iRig device and software.

AmpliTube iRig is a combination of an instrument interface adapter and mobile software. With AmpliTube iRig, you can plug your guitar into your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad and play. You’ll have the sound and control up to 4 stomp box effects, amplifier, cabinet and microphones. Add amps and effects as you need them in the AmpliTube iRig app custom shop.

AmpliTube iRig For Your Phone

With AmpliTube iRig you’ll have an entire guitar rig just like a live setup. The system includes multiple amplifiers, cabinets, and effects such as distortion, delay, reverb, chorus and more along with microphone selections. There are pre-sets so you can dial in good tones right from the start once you launch the program. You can use banks to launch your most used pre-sets right away without having to hunt for them in the program.

Capture your ideas quickly by recording your performances with the recorder then share your track by exporting high quality audio files. You can record your track, then go back and then change the sound of it without having to re-record it. You can use the 4 track recorder plus master effects section with reverb, equalizer and compressor to record your band, or produce full songs. You have full control of volume, pan, apply fx, send fx, plus the ability to import audio to the tracks.

There’s also a tuner and a built-in speed trainer to slow down recordings so you can learn them at a slower, easy to manage speed. You can also turn off vocals or a solo in a recording and play along with just the parts you want to learn. The software has a gear shop where you can buy new amplifier models and other gear to keep expanding your product with just the features you like. The custom shop is a great feature and you'll use it when you need some new sounds or just want to try something out before purchasing it.

Great Product For Guitar Players

This is a nice product if you want to create music on your phone and don’t want to use many of the lame “guitar hero” style apps that you can download for your phone or the other guitar apps you can buy for your phone. While those programs might be fun, with the iRig you can create some real guitar music with your phone and take it with you wherever you and your guitar go. This makes it perfect for some quick jamming with friends or to a rehearsal for getting down some quick ideas. This system won’t replace your guitar and amplifier but it does give you some neat options to play around with when using your phone or pad device.

The regular AmpliTube for the PC is good and this is just as good for phone users. The best part is the custom shop where you can download new amplifiers and effects and get some killer new sounds right away. The pre-sets are also quite good and will have you making some nice music with them. This system is a complete guitar multi-effects processor, recording and production studio for your portable devices that you should give a try. The AmpliTube software is very good and it makes some great amplifier tones. How to play guitar on your phone? Just try iRig. If you have a regular Mac computer you can get a quality USB adapter for it to hook your guitar up with.



Feb 4, 2012 6:16pm
Wow, that's awesome. I will totally have to check this out. Would be pretty sweet to be able to have a mini jam on my iPhone. Loving all of your guitar articles, keep it up!
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