TouchOSC | Introduction

Updated: Mar 13, 2012

TouchOSC is a modular OSC and MIDI control surface for iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad.


It supports sending and receiving Open Sound Control messages and both CoreMIDI and the Line 6 MIDI Mobilizer interfaces for sending and receiving MIDI messages.

It can be completely customized using the free TouchOSC Editor application for OS X, Windows and Linux and potentially be made to control any kind of software application given enough time and patience. That kind of flexibility sadly comes with a lot of complexity...

In this manual we'll look at all features of TouchOSC and the TouchOSC Editor application and hope that you can find the information you need. In case you feel like something is missing or not explained the right way, please contact us or post on the forum and let us know.

If you are completely new to Open Sound Control or MIDI, please check the following pages for more information on these technologies: