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Orba presets sharing point

This thread is intended to share custom-made presets.

Follow this other thread to see how the magic happens,

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Completely agree, the inability load in my own samples or basic functions just makes the whole device feel like a stepping stone to some sort of subscription service rip-off.

I have so little faith, I've come to start expecting them to roll out a marketplace of 'sound packs' to sell before they even fix song mode.

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Thanks man! I had a lot of fun with the themes and was surprised they had a bit of their own character. Hope the Orba team likes them too :)

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And here are three (dirty) Presets for major chord arpeggios:

  • Major
  • Major dominant 7th
  • Major added 2nd

I'll take a look at minor arpeggios tomorrow. Remember: I'm not a coder :-)


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Maybe turn on viewing hidden files...

Hello, I am completely ignorant when it comes to programming so I could be very very wrong about this, but is it as simple as editing this bit -

<TuningEntry key="" name="Major" intervals="P1, m2, M3, P4, m5, P6, m7, P8"

               midiOctave="2" transpositionType="RetainNotes" type="percussion"

               tuning="60, 61, 64, 65, 66, 69, 70, 72"/>


to change the scale for the lead.

And also how would I go about changing the notes for the chords?

Many thanks

A small adjustment to my drum mix preset. I changed shakerMode="0" to shakerMode="1". Now you don't have to push the 8 to hear the shaker when shaking your Orba. 

Thanks a lot GJ!

I have downloaded .orbapreset files and placed them in the library path on my computer and they appear in the Orba App on my mac, but I would like to be able to access this library from the iPhone or iPad App. Is this possible?


Thanks so much for all of your feedback. It's so cool to see this community you guys have created around making and sharing Orba presets. 

If it seems like we’ve been quiet here recently, it’s because we’ve been working behind the scenes on a couple of bigger things. One of these things is Orbasynth, our new gesture-mappable synth that allows for extensive customization of Orba sounds. You can check it out in this new thread

I just figured out where they are.

For others - When in the app the presets show in the preset tab for each instrument ie:  the Drum presets show when you click drum, the Lead presets show when you click lead.  Cool!

Hi All

Brand new to Orba.  Saved almost all of the .orbapreset files to mess with them.  Put them in  C:\Users\Steve\AppData\Roaming\Artiphon\Orba\Presets\xxx where xxx are the various subfolders - Bass, chords, Drums and Lead.  Took my best guess if I was not sure whch they were.

Fired up the Orba Windows app and I do not seem to be able to find them. 

Would love it if someone would explain how to go about using them.


Sorry to be off topic but  I'm working on a Preset editor, what values do you use for the coverImageHash and uuid attributes with the base64 encoded image? i.e. coverImageHash="38909232068284" and uuid="1a77c107db6b4875993a1e81689e0e79" For example.



What is the official channel for new presets? How does Artiphon make new presets available? Only as updates to the apps? In other words are new official presets only made available when there is an update to the apps? And, if I take advantage of these community created presets by putting them in the appropriate directory on my PC are they automatically synchronized to my smart device, or do I have to put them in the correct directory there too?

I have tried and there is no"AppData" in this thread on my brand new HP windows computer. The thread stops after c:\Users\{{My User Name}}  I am fairly knowledgeable about Windows and this computer is running Windows 10. Is there anything else that I can try. I tried calling HP and they were less that helpful.

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