Downloading AudioKit from Github

AudioKit is packaged as xcframework file that works for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS.

The full source code for AudioKit for all supported operating systems, examples apps, and playgrounds are available in the following compressed formats:

Now, AudioKit Playgrounds are a separate download:

Cloning the GitHub Repository

Installing from command line (defaults to "master" branch):

$ git clone

Next, to create the framework files that the examples use:

$ cd AudioKit/Frameworks
$ ./

This will build the frameworks for all three operating systems. You can delete the ones you don't need.

Note: Don't forget to visit the AudioKit Github and give it a star. It helps keep development going!

Installation Instructions

AudioKit is distributed as a universal static framework with no further dependencies on all supported platforms. This makes it easy to integrate within your own projects. The installation instructions below cover both installing the compiled framework or compiling the framework from source:

Installing using Package Mangers: Carthage, CocoaPods

As of AudioKit 4.1, AudioKit is a static library, which is giving us trouble with Carthage installation. We'll try to remedy the situation, but until then, consider using CocoaPods instead.

You can use CocoaPods to install AudioKit. In your project, update your Podfile:

pod 'AudioKit', '~> 4.0'

Or, if you use only the AudioKit User Interface elements:

pod 'AudioKit/UI', '~> 4.0'

and if you don't need the UI components:

pod 'AudioKit/Core', '~> 4.0'

Then execute:

$ pod install

AudioKit Features and Getting Started Links

Learn more about the features of AudioKit and explore links to Tutorials, the Google Group and more:

Installing Xcode Documentation

Code completion, pop-ups, and sidebar information are automatically created in Xcode 9.

If you still would like to use the DocSet file, you may un-tar it and place it in the Shared Documentation folder:

tar -xf ~/Downloads/AudioKit.tgz -C /Applications/