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Amps & Effects for iOS

Inspired by the ultimate collection of iconic and boutique amps and effect pedals, GuitarTone offers a wide variety of high quality tones. The best interpretations of essential vintage and custom amps, pedals and microphones.

Get 3 amps and 3 effects in the GuitarTone app. These are also in FourTrack and StudioTrack, Sonoma's critically acclaimed recording apps.

Get 24 more amps and 24 more effects for $9.99 per 12-pack. Add-on packs purchased in GuitarTone now are activated in FourTrack and StudioTrack on any device that uses the same iTunes account.*

Connect GuitarJack Model 2 to enable AmpPack 1 and PedalPack 1 ($19.98 value). Descriptions of packs below. Not enabled with GuitarJack 2 USB.

GuitarTone sounds best with GuitarJack Model 2 or GuitarJack 2 USB, featuring a 1/4 inch input, an 1/8" stereo input, an 1/8" stereo headphone/line out with increased drive for headphones, 24-bit AD/DA converters, impeccable sound and no discernible noise. Ideal for jamming with the GuitarTone and recording using the GuitarTone tool in FourTrack and StudioTrack, GuitarJack's studio-quality sound is designed by Joe Bryan, famous for his work with Universal Audio and more.

GuitarTone Features

  • (New in v2.9.1) Fixed crash and other issues with Add-On Pack browsing and purchasing.
  • (New in v2.9) iOS 9 Tested
  • (New in v2.9) Added support for the new GuitarJack Stage and StudioJack Mini
  • (New in v2.8) iOS 8 Tested
  • (New in v2.8) Supports Inter-App Audio
  • (New in v2.7) GuitarJack Model 2 Control Panel improvements
  • The next generation of GuitarJacks is now available: GuitarJack Stage and StudioJack Mini.

  • (New in v2.1) Audiobus Input and Filter support: Record your guitar with the incredible sounds of GuitarTone in Audiobus enabled apps, like GarageBand, or filter the output of another app, like NLogSynth, before recording it.
  • (New in v2.1) GuitarJack Model 2 24-bit firmware update: GuitarJack Model 2 owners can update the firmware on their GuitarJack Model 2s to get full 24-bit recording and playback using apps that support those features. More 24-bit info.
  • (New in v2.0) Double Cab: The ultimate guitar tone with stereo guitar cabinets - two cabinet and/or microphone combinations at the same time create a killer sound (only on iPhone 5 and iPad)
  • (New in v2.0) Preset Board: Quickly jump between favorite presets (only on iPhone 5 and iPad)
  • (New in v2.0) Noise Gate: Reduce unwanted noise, with fast mode for high gain amps to achieve super crunchy metal tones
  • (New in v2.0) Universal App: Use GuitarTone on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
  • (New in v2.0) Improved Amp Model and Tone Stack: Cascading tube amp design respond like real amps
  • (New in v2.0) Lower Latency on Newer Devices: Improved audio latency on iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (5th gen), iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad 3, and iPad 2
  • (New in v2.0) More than 60 New Presets
  • High Visibility Tuner: Fast, accurate tuning
  • Retina Graphics: Amps, cabs, and pedals now have high res graphics for iPhone 4
  • New Amp Previews: Amp previews are available in GuitarTone when you select "Get More Amps". You can also listen to GuitarTone amp and effect previews in your desktop browser.
  • 3 Included Effects: Phaser, Drive+ and Va-Room (previews
  • 3 Included Amps: '60 Slant, Custom and Tweed Blues (previews
  • More Amps & Effects: 12 more amps and 12 more effects are free while GuitarJack Model 2 is connected, or purchase amps and effects for $9.99 per 12-pack (Not enabled with GuitarJack 2 USB)
  • Each AmpPack includes several amp styles inspired by iconic and boutique gear listed below
  • Each PedalPack includes a variety of effects: Modulators, Wahs, Distortions, Tools and Time Stretchers
  • Amp and effect presets: Dozens of hand-crafted presets are included, making it easy to find the tone you need
  • Every cabinet has four microphone options: Dynamic, Condensor, Ribbon, and Precision mics can be used with any amp
  • Hundreds of amp, cab, pedal, and mic combinations: Arrange, adjust, and save favorites as unique presets
  • Pre and post effects: Drag one or more effects into an effects chain before or after the amp
  • Jam along with your favorite songs by launching GuitarTone while your iTunes Music app is playing.
  • GuitarJack control panel: Select the input (1/4 inch instrument and 1/8 inch stereo mic/line) and adjust the input levels (60 dB of continuous level control) for Sonoma's GuitarJack Model 2. While there is no Control Panel for GuitarJack 2 USB, you can set the levels using methods described in the GuitarJack 2 USB FAQ.
  • Record using GuitarTone in FourTrack and StudioTrack: Amp and effect packs purchased in GuitarTone are activated in FourTrack (iPhone) and StudioTrack (iPad) on any device that uses the same iTunes account.* FourTrack includes improved GuitarJack 2 tones and StudioTrack will be updated to include this soon.

GuitarTone is Inspired by Legendary Gear


GuitarTone Effect
Pedal Previews

GuitarTone Amp
Amp Previews

Amps Inspired By*

Amp Size

Mics Used to Capture Tones*



'60 Slant
Tweed Blues

Marshall® 1960 Slant
Fender® Bassman®


Shure® SM57
Neumann® U67
Royer Labs® R-121®
Earthworks® M30

$9.99/Pack or
Free with GuitarJack Model 2 (only) Connected See Known Issue*

PedalPack 1 $9.99
Classic Wah
Funk Wah
Treble +
Uranium Fuzz

AmpPack 1 $9.99
60 Straight
Blackface Lux
Boost 30
Brilliant 15
Brit Blues
Closed Back Slant
Nickeltone 64
Pedal Steel
Tweed Twin

Amps Inspired By*
Gibson® GA-55
Marshall® 1960 Straight
Fender® Vibrolux®
VOX® AC30 Top Boost
Marshall® Bluesbreaker
Marshall® Closed Back
Watkins Dominator®
Silvertone® 1464
Hand Made
Peavey® Nashville™ 112
Fender® Twin


Same Mics as Above


PedalPack 2 $9.99
Bass Autowah
BP Sweep
HP Sweep
LP Sweep
Parametric EQ
Smooth OD
Warped Flange
Tape Delay
Chrome Wah

AmpPack 2 $9.99
100 Slant
100 Straight
San Antone
Classic Blues
Closed Back
Nickeltone 84
Rootbeer 30
Tweed Deluxe
Tweed Prince

Amps Inspired By*
Marshall® JH 100 Slant
Marshall® JH 100 Straight
Peavey® Classic 40
Marshall® Closed Back
Mesa® Maverick®
Silvertone® 1484
VOX® AC30 Rootbeer Fawn
Selmer Truvoice
Fender® Deluxe
Fender® Princeton


Same Mics as Above

* Known Issues:
- GuitarTone 2.0 stand-alone app includes improved amp and effect tones. FourTrack and StudioTrack currently include GuitarTone 1.1 tones.
- While there is no Control Panel for GuitarJack 2 USB, you can set the levels - see GuitarJack 2 USB FAQ.
- While you can connect GuitarJack Model 2 to get 12 amps and 12 pedals free ($19.98 value), this is not possible with with GuitarJack 2 USB.

GuitarTone includes many great sounding tones that are inspired by, not exact simulations or models of, the gear above. Product names are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Sonoma Wire Works. Trademarks are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose tones and sounds inspired the creation of GuitarTone.

Bogner is a registered trademark of Bogner Amplification.
BOSS is a registered trademark of Roland Corporation.
Cry Baby is a registered trademark of Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc.
Earthworks is a registered trademark of Earthworks, Inc.
Fender, Bassman, Twin, and Vibrolux are registered trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.
Gibson is a registered trademark of Gibson Guitar Corp. Hiwatt is a registered trademark of Fernandes Company Ltd.
Marshall is a registered trademark of Marshall Amplification Plc.
Mesa and Maverick are registered trademarks of Mesa/Boogie Ltd.
Neumann is a registered trademark of Georg Neumann GmbH.
Neve is a registered trademark of AMS Neve Limited.
Peavey is a registered trademark and Nashville is a trademark of Peavey Electronics Corporation.
Royer Labs and R-121 are registered trademarks of Bulldog Audio, Inc. (Royer Labs).
Sennheiser is a registered trademark of Sennheiser Electronic Corp.
Shure is a registered trademark of Shure, Inc.
Silvertone is a registered trademark of Samick Music Corporation.
Tube Screamer is a registered trademark of Hoshino Gakki Co. Ltd.
Vox is a registered trademark of Vox R&D Limited.
Watkins Dominator is a registered trademark of Watkins Electric Music Ltd.

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