Zenbeats

Music Creation App
Zenbeats

Find Your Creative Flow

Roland Zenbeats is a music creation app designed to keep you in an effortless artistic flow. Get started on any device or platform. With its collection of both modern and legendary sounds, Zenbeats brings Roland’s history of innovation into a dynamic, accessible environment.

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Music Shouldn’t Feel Like Work — It Should Feel Like Play

Music Shouldn’t Feel Like Work
— It Should Feel Like Play

Whether you’re an emerging musician or an established producer, Zenbeats makes music creation easy. Make beats, access lessons, and sample the world around you. Wherever you are, no matter what platform or device you use, capture your creative spark with Zenbeats.

Fresh Sounds — Fresh Ideas

Fresh Sounds — Fresh Ideas

The Zenbeats store is packed with sounds, loops, and creative tools to expand your musical palette. Search by specific genre or access the entire collection with “Ultimate” to unlock everything inside Zenbeats.

Classic Roland Sounds and Themes

Classic Roland Sounds and Themes

Awaken your music’s possibilities with signature sounds from Roland’s legendary TR-808, TR-909, and TR-707. Choose custom skins to match the vibe of your Zenbeats mobile or home studio. Launch themes include “808 Nights” and “909 Days,” with many more to come.

Manage the Magic

Manage the Magic

Streamline your creative process by accessing and recalling song templates from a single dashboard interface. With Zenbeats, you can open, search, rename, even add personalized art to your songs. Save your work to GoogleDrive, OneDrive, and other cloud-based locations. From there, share tracks with your musical partners and collaborate. Finally, when the time is right, show your work off online via SoundCloud®.

Beginner’s Mind Meets Professional Power

Beginner’s Mind Meets Professional Power

Features like loop-building, beat-sync, and key lock make Zenbeats the perfect platform for aspiring songwriters, beatmakers, and producers.

As a bonus, included with Zenbeats are tutorials like “Using the Loop Browser,” “Using the Audio Editor,” “Advanced Drum Machine” tips, and others to elevate your music-making process.

Touch the Future

Roland Zenbeats’ elegant, touchscreen interface places you in a tactile music-making zone. Zenbeats arrives pre-loaded with on-screen controllers, instruments, and effects. Tap, swipe, modulate, and pitch bend sounds using gestures with Zenbeats’ on-screen instruments including drum pads, keys, and ultra-flexible note grid.

Experience all nine instruments and 14 effects with your free membership or upgrade to “Ultimate” to unlock external plugin support, automation graphs, and other features.

Touch the Future
Sample the Universe

Sample the Universe

SampleVerse is a powerful, inspirational tool. Play, edit, and capture sounds from your world, including acoustic instruments and live vocals. With its phrase arpeggiator, multiple oscillators, and powerful filters, SampleVerse makes musical possibilities infinite.

Pure Polyphony

Pure Polyphony

Incorporating MIDI Polyphonic Expression, Zenbeats gives you detailed control of each note’s parameters. MPE, paired with an intuitive touchscreen interface, makes working in Zenbeats a uniquely expressive experience.

Beatmaking Bliss

Beatmaking Bliss

Roland Zenbeats provides access to extensive beatmaking tools and comes stocked with a collection of kits and pattern presets. Craft powerful rhythms with classic Roland sounds, studio kits, and grooves. Audition and sequence drum sounds, then swipe from left to right to create fills, double-time hits, and ratchet effects. Adjust your pattern’s length and time signature to meet your needs.

Creativity without Bounds

Whatever your experience level or creative role, Roland Zenbeats is here to help you create music as boundless as your imagination.

Capture the spark

Capture the Spark

Creating music is the ultimate freedom. When there’s an idea, you need to get it from your head into the world to share it with friends and collaborators.

Develop the sound

Develop the Sound

Being in the creative zone is what it’s all about. Making tracks with other artists, sharing sounds, beats, hooks—that’s the definition of magic.

Bring it all together

Bring It All Together

Helping artists come together and shape their sound is the most powerful feeling you know. It should be easy, intuitive, natural. It’s a zen thing.

Zenbeats App

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SPECIFICATION
Number of Tracks
Unlimited (Audio Track, Instrument Track, Drum Track, Send Track)
Main Views
LoopBuilder Mode
Timeline/Automation Mode
Mixer View
Drum Editor
Note Editor
Audio Editor
On-Screen Instruments
Main Features
Saving and Sharing
Track Freeze
Song Transfer
Track Effect Slots
Track Sends
Key Lock
Effects and Instruments includng Sampler
Loops and Presets
Lessons
In-app store to purchase feature upgrades and additional contents
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
RAM
2GB (4GB or more recommended)
CPU
Dual Core CPU or better
Storage
400MB of free disk space
GPU
Intel(R) HD Graphics (or better)
Resolution
1200 x 800 (or higher)
Touch Support
Up to 10 finger multi-touch (touch screen required for multi-touch)
OS
Windows(R) 7/8/10 (32bit and 64bit)
macOS 10.11+
iOS 11+
Android 6.0+
Chrome OS systems supporting Android apps
Other
To use this software, an Internet connection and user registration/logging in to Roland Backstage are required.
Any communication expenses (packet communication fees, etc.) incurred while using this software will be charged to customers.
This software might not be available depending on your country or region.
User support for this software is available in English only. Support for Free version is not available.

* Although Roland has tested numerous configurations, and has determined that on average, a device system similar to that described above will permit normal operation of this software, Roland cannot guarantee that a given device can be used satisfactorily with this software based solely on the fact that it meets the above requirements.
This is because there are too many other variables that may influence the processing environment, including differences in hardware design and the particular combination of other devices involved.

- Zenbeats uses “élastique efficient V3 by zplane.development” as time stretching engine.
- Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
- VST is a trademark and software of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.

* In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.
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Support

If you have questions about operating your Roland product, please check our Roland TRIBES forum for answers to the most common questions.
In addition, we have a library of Owner’s Manuals and Support Documents that you can download and reference.