Best iPad accessories for musicians 2022

Best Ipad Accessories Musicians
Best Ipad Accessories Musicians (Image credit: Ik Multimedia)

The Apple iPad and iPad Pro are quickly replacing computers for many users, and the same is true for musicians. Since iPads are smaller, more portable, and (usually) more affordable than their MacBook counterparts, they can be a lot more convenient to bring back and forth from home to studio or even to music gigs. For anyone putting together a music studio on an iPad, these are the best iPad accessories for musicians.

Making music with iPad

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You can make all your musical dreams come true with an iPad, but you'll probably need a few key accessories along the way. One of the most essential tools for instrumental musicians is a digital interface like the IK Multimedia iRig Pro. This compact device provides the instant connection you need between your instruments or equipment and the iPad.

And no matter what kind of musician you are, you'll need to listen to your own work as you make it. That's what studio headphones are for. We recommend the beyerdynamic DT 880 for accuracy, noise-cancellation, and comfort. Any musician can benefit from owning a few of the best iPad accessories for musicians when it comes time to make music on the iPad.

Jaclyn Kilani
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Jaclyn Kilani is a content writer at iMore. She's a longtime Apple addict with a flair for creating (written works, design, photos; you name it!) on her devices. Jaclyn has also worked in the marketing sector for over 16 years, dabbling in a bit of everything from writing to graphic design and digital marketing. In her heart of hearts, however, she is a born writer and an avid reader who adores everything about the written word. Someday she may even churn out a book or two.

Throughout her career, Jaclyn has also developed something of an addiction to all things Apple. Her professional and personal life is enhanced by an ever-growing collection of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, Apple Watches, and even AirTags. Luckily, this expensive habit is of great use to her work at iMore, where she writes with authority on Apple products and the accessories that go with them.