AudioKit releases SNESynth for iOS, ‘The Ultimate 16-bit Video Game Synth’

Matthew Fecher, AudioKit Pro developer let us know that they’ve released a new app for iOS, Super Ninja Entertainment Synth (SNESynth), that they call “the ultimate Chiptune and 16-Bit video game synth”.


SNESynth is built on AudioKit, an open-source synthesis project, and based on samples from vintage hardware sound chips.


  • 2,500+ samples made for this app
  • Standalone app & iOS AUv3 Plugin
  • Over 400+ presets
  • Real Synth Engine, including Pulse Width Modulation (PWM is the heart of chiptune sounds)
  • Use as an AUv3 (AudioUnit Plugin) in iOS DAWs such as Logic, GarageBand, Cubasis, AUM, more
  • Fun free-running step sequencer
  • Record your melodies, and sounds and export.
  • 16-bit Synth, Drum, and Sound FX sounds included
  • Over 1 GB of sounds compressed to under 120 mb
  • Use with MIDI keyboard or iOS MIDI host
  • Includes full lifetime license for both iPhone & iPad

An intro from The Sound Test Room:

SNESynth is available now with an intro price of $2.99 (normally $14.99).

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