Fingerlab releases DFX digital multi-FX app for iPad

Fingerlab, developer of of the DM-1 drum machine, has released DFX, a new user-friendly multi-FX app for the iPad.

DFX's interface features four touchpads, enabling you to chain the same number of effects and tweak them simultaneously. There are 10 effect categories, and more than 35 effects to choose from.

Audio can come from a live input, another iOS app (Audiobus and Inter-App Audio are supported) or even your iTunes library. There are also a couple of built-in synths.

Specs are below, and you can find out more on the Fingerlab website. DFX is available now on the Apple App Store at the discounted price of £1.49/$1.99.

Fingerlab DFX specs

  • From the makers of DM1 - The Drum Machine
  • Designed by Jonas Errikson
  • 10 effect categories (Delay,Reverb,Filter,Phase,Modulation,Distortion,Voice FX,Pan,Dynamics,Instruments)
  • More than 35 effects
  • Audiobus compatible
  • Audio Inter-App compatible
  • 4 playable trackpads with real-time waveforms
  • Live Effect Swapping
  • Live recording
  • Recordings manager
  • Recordings exporter
  • Built-in Countdown
  • Built-in Tone Synths (high and bass)
  • Built-in Output Limiter for a controlled output
  • Built-in Metronome
  • Tempo Synced animations
  • Effect Solo Mode
  • iTunes playback
  • Presets Manager (factory & user)
  • Fullscreen Favorite Presets for fast live access
Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it.