TouchOSC Mk1

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About this app

New version now available! This is the classic Mk1 version of TouchOSC for older devices, please check out the new version now simply called TouchOSC on the store.

TouchOSC is a modular OSC and MIDI control surface for Android.
It supports sending and receiving Open Sound Control and MIDI messages over Wi-Fi.

The application allows to remote control and receive feedback from software and hardware that implement the OSC or MIDI protocols such as Apple Logic Pro/Express, Ableton Live, Renoise, Pure Data, Max/MSP/Jitter, Max for Live, OSCulator, VDMX, Resolume Avenue/Arena, Modul8, Plogue Bidule, NI Traktor, NI Reaktor, Quartz Composer, Supercollider, vvvv, Derivative TouchDesigner, Isadora and many others.

The interface provides a number of customizable touch controls to send and receive messages:

Faders / Rotary controls / Encoder controls / Push buttons / Toggle buttons / XY pads / Multi-faders / Multi-push / Multi-toggles / Multi-xy pads / LEDs / Labels / Time & battery displays

Additionally the program can send Accelerometer data. The application comes with example layouts and completely custom layouts can be constructed using the free TouchOSC Editor application.

Please navigate to for more information, video demonstrations and download the free layout editor application for OS X, Windows and Linux and the free TouchOSC Bridge utility to easily connect to any MIDI-capable application on your computer.
Updated on
Sep 7, 2022

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No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
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837 reviews
A Google user
February 6, 2019
works great w/ large feature set. ive read other's reviews on here and I think they are confused. i use it just fine with IPv4 when connected over wifi or ethernet (with ethernet usb dongle). If you understand the basics od OSC you shouldnt have any problems with using this app. I highly recommend it, its been around for a long time, and it has always been stable.
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A Google user
November 13, 2019
It is a nice and useful app, but it desperately needs a more user friendly and up-to-date UI. It keeps flipping between portait, landscape, seascape orientation. The file picker to locate layouts is too basic (e.g., no SD card access, no cloud) which makes transfer of layouts from PC to tablet a pain. It doesn't act on files with touchosc extension, etc..
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A Google user
April 23, 2019
i bought it based on recommendations and also because it is (was?) a very useful app not only for music but to control anything, including robotics, like DIY Arduino projects and that's the main reason why i wanted it. but after installation... i get a notification that it is not fully compatible with my newer version of Android 9. so, here goes another buyer. refund processing. i hope the developers work on it to keep it fully updated and compatible with the latest Androids.
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What's new

- Fixed compatibility problems with Android 13
- Fixed display of local IP address
- Updated website links on about screen
- Minor bug fixes and improvements