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FracPad

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About FracPad

  • Forum member and programmer AlGrenadine has created a superhandy tablet/smartphone editor for the Axe-Fx II and AX8: FracPad. It provides all the tools to edit and manage presets, blocks etc. without having to connect a desktop computer or laptop. More information on the forum.
  • FracPad is commercial software, available for Android (6.0+) and iOS.

How to connect FracPad to an Android device (wired)

  • This requires a compatible USB adapter, called "USB OTG". This works with the AX8 and Axe-Fx II models.
  • No reliable wireless solution (Bluetooth) has been found yet.

How to connect FracPad to the Axe-Fx II and an iOS device (wired and wireless)

  • Wired:
    • A MIDI interface MUST be used between FracPad and the Axe-Fx II. That's because the USB port on the Axe-Fx II doesn't operate as USB host.
    • Use a 3rd party iOS MIDI interface, such as iRig2 MIDI, or a general purpose USB-MIDI interface like Roland's UM-One in conjunction with the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • Wireless:

How to connect FracPad to the AX8 and an iOS device (wired and wireless)

  • Wired:
    • An USB connection MUST be used between FracPad and the AX8. That's because the AX8 doesn't support editing through MIDI. Use the "USB camera adapter" for Apple devices.
  • Wireless:

Bluetooth notes=

  • Bluetooth Low Energy is required, so make sure that your iOS device handles Bluetooth LE (Bluetooth 4.0+). This requires at least an iPad 3 or iPhone 4s (source).
  • Bluetooth operations are not officially supported, so use at your own risk.


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