MIDI In Motion Turns iPhone Into Motion Controller For Electronic Music

Developer Florian Schwehn has released MIDI In Motion – an app that turns an iPhone into a motion controller for MIDI capable hardware and software instruments.

With MIDI In Motion, up to four assignable parameters can be controlled by your device’s spacial attitude.


  • MIDI data can be sent over Wi-Fi network or to special hardware devices like iRig MIDI
  • freely adjustable sphere of action
  • two different performance types, more coming
  • connections to MIDI services can be restored automatically
  • perform while the app is in background or even when the screen is locked
  • stable attitude tracking over long time intervals

MIDI In Motion is available now in the App Store for $4.99. If you’ve used MIDI In Motion, leave a comment with your thoughts on it!

3 thoughts on “MIDI In Motion Turns iPhone Into Motion Controller For Electronic Music

  1. Can you tell me step by step how to set midi in motion up to logic as the included instructions are NOT clear. Thanks.

  2. Hi,

    I stumbled about your post by pure accident. I did rather expect to recieve an email ([email protected]) as this address is posted on my website (http://midiinmotion.fschwehn.com/support/).
    I assume, that you have already read all of the available help pages. I cannot say where your attempt to setup a connection between the app and Logic got stuck. In Logic there is nothing special to be done. It should work out of the box as soon as the connection between app and Core MIDI session stands.
    Please let me know
    I would be glad to recieve a message from you with more detailed information about the problem. It would help me to improve the documentation.

    Thanks in advance,

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