The world’s first cross platform guitar effects processor.

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Tone at an entire new level

Over the last several years, a range of high processing powered digital guitar effects and mobile guitar apps have changed the way millions of guitarists play and record. The question is how we can create new tools to maximize the sound quality with today’s technology.

The result is BIAS FX. It’s designed from the ground up with no-compromise mindset on sound quality, it comes with all the greatest and latest algorithms from our audio signal processing research, it provides significantly detailed and authentic emulation of analog pedals and studio racks, it has dual custom BIAS Amp Match models integration and dual signal chain.

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cutting edge

BIAS FX is equipped with the most advanced DSP sound engine with a beautifully designed interface, it’s seamlessly integrated with BIAS Amp Designer.

We then go beyond and create a cross-platform, amp-and-effects processor. Now for the first time, you can achieve high quality sound in the studio for recording and on iPad for live performance and practice.

no compromise

Our approach on engineering BIAS FX is simply no-compromise, from a detailed touch in distortion emulation to the double precision algorithm in chorus, we strive for the best possible sound quality, and we keep working on newer and better updates.

Dual BIAS AMP Match

Dual amps allow you to hybridize any guitar amp dynamics, EQ, cab and microphone combination, to provide huge sonic characteristics that is not possible with traditional setup.

BIAS FX makes to the next level by seamlessly integrated with BIAS Amp, it automatically imports custom BIAS Amp models and Amp Match models into BIAS FX’s amp menu, a complete guitar rigs heaven.

Pedalboards on the cloud

Create, share or download pedalboards on ToneCloud, that simple.

There are hundreds of pedalboards available on ToneCloud, and the banquet keeps getting bigger and bigger: we are currently working with professional artists and session players from all over the world to create a massive, ever-growing community of virtual pedalboards and rigs for BIAS FX.

Featured Artist Pedalboards

Marty Friedman

Marty Friedman is a legendary guitarist best known for his lead guitar work for heavy metal bands Megadeth and Cacophony. Now you can download his signature lead tone right in BIAS FX. When asked about BIAS FX’ tone he said “I thought that was the record”.

Marty Friedman’s custom presets:
• Marty’s Lead

Stephen Carpenter


Being the axeman of one of the biggest metal bands in the world is not an easy task. When touring and recording with Deftones, Stephen likes to have as many amps and effects tones right at his fingertips. With BIAS FX his pedalboard setup is now easier than ever.

“It’s having a great amp and effects setup with the minimal effort.”

Sergio Vega


With Deftones, Sergio has released the albums Diamond Eyes (2010) and Koi No Yokan (2012). Now Sergio is experimenting different pedalboard tones with BIAS FX, stay tuned for the presets!

Tosin Abasi

Animals As Leaders

With both insane lead and rhythm chops, Animals As Leaders’ Tosin Abasi has been conquering the guitar community in the last few years. Tosin is using both BIAS Amp and BIAS FX in the studio, or what he defines in his own words as “the perfect marriage” in tone. “BIAS FX has more than I need, it’s pretty sick!” – Tosin.

Tosin Abasi’s custom presets:
• Tosin Clean • Tosin Clean Lead • Tosin Mid • Tosin Lead • Tosin High Gain

Olly Steele


Olly Steele is the guitar player for UK progressive metal band MONUMENTS. About BIAS FX, Olly says: “The selection of amps and effects coupled with the user friendly interface make BIAS FX a useful tool for recording both at home and on the go”.

Olly Steele’s custom presets:
• Olly Monu Rhythm • Olly Monu Bias FX Video

Paul Masvidal


Paul Masvidal will now be touring using BIAS FX and his trusty Strandberg for all his live performances with Cynic.

Paul Masvidal’s custom presets: • Paul Cynic clean 1 • Paul Cynic dirty rhythm 1

Jared Dines

With 34 million views on YouTube, you can’t go wrong with Jared. Don’t miss his latest video “1 guitar, 45 tones” plugged into BIAS FX.

Neil Zaza

Neil is one of the most melodic guitar players in the business, better known for his major guitar hit “I’m alright”. Neil is currently using BIAS FX in the studio for his upcoming album “Peach”.

“BIAS FX it’s really been an intricate part of what I’m doing as a guitar player.”

Neil Zaza’s custom presets:
• Teeth! • In Your Face! • Light Crunch Chorus • HB Gain • NZ Tele Rhythm • In Your Face Lead! • NZ Bari tone for video • NZ Crunch Lead • NZ Dual Crunch

Rob Scallon

Viral sensation Rob Scallon will make your jaw drop with his guitar videos. Don’t miss his latest “31 songs in 1 minute” video using 31 different BIAS FX pedalboard setups.

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  • Unrivalled, component-level simulation, analog-like sound quality
  • Extremely intuitive operation makes BIAS FX a breeze to use
  • 25 high-quality effect pedals with brand new sound-processing algorithms (many more are coming)
  • 5 ultra-professional rack processors that sound like high-end analog gear (many more are coming)
  • 12 classic amps, import unlimited amp models from BIAS AMP
  • Full integration with BIAS Amp gives you unprecedented control over designing your own fully customized dream amps
  • Dual signal path and dual amp processing
  • Brand new splitter switches between and combines dual signal paths, adjusting the level and frequency range for each path to give you more tone-shaping possibilities
  • Live View mode lets you recall any preset with a single tap and toggle on/off any single effect or category of effects
  • Pedalboard View shows all the effects and amps in the currently loaded preset at once
  • Global Settings optimizes BIAS FX’s output to sound the best in any environment—including sending to a mixer, amp head or combo or stack power amp—by letting you EQ and selectively deactivate the app’s preamp, tonestack, power amp and cab separately for each destination.
  • iOS only, Inter App Audio compatibility lets you insert other Inter App Audio apps in any place in your BIAS FX signal path


  • Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
  • Compatible with iPad 2, iPad mini and newer iPads.
  • Internet connection is required to access Tone Cloud.


  • OS X 10.9 or later
  • Format: Standalone and plugin: Audio Units, VST, RTAS, AAX Native
  • 4GB of RAM minimal, 8GB or more recommended
  • 700MB free disk space
  • Internet connection is required to activate license and access Tone Cloud, BIAS doesn’t support offline activation at this moment. It can run under offline mode after activation and disable Tone Cloud.


  • Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8
  • Format: Standalone and plugin: Audio Units, VST, RTAS, AAX Native
  • 4GB of RAM minimal, 8GB or more recommended
  • 1.5GHz Dual core processor minimal, 2.0GHz Dual core or more recommended
  • 250MB free disk space for per version (32 or 64 bits)
  • Internet connection is required to activate license and access Tone Cloud, BIAS doesn’t support offline activation at this moment. It can run under offline mode after activation and disable Tone Cloud.

Support Host

Host Requirements
Ableton Live 8.0 or above
Avid Pro Tools 10 or above
Ardour 3.0 or above
Apple Logic Pro 9.0 or above
Apple GarageBand 6.0.5, 10.0 or above
Bitwig Studio 1.0 and above
Cakewalk Sonar X2 or above
Cockos Reaper 3.4 or above
Harrison Mixbus 2.0 or above
Steinberg Cubase 5.0 or above
Steinberg Nuendo 4.3 or above
MuTools MuLab 6.0 or above
PreSonus Studio One Producer/Professional 2 or above
Acoustica Mixcraft 7.0 or above