Blackstar Insider Software Download

Deep editing and storing of patches is simple using Blackstar's free INSIDER software. This simple and intuitive interface lets you create, edit and store patches for your ID:Series or ID:Core amplifier, build a library of patches on your computer, and share them with our online community.

In addition to giving you visual control over your ID:Series and ID:Core amp, INSIDER is packed with handy features to help you improve your playing, including a built-in audio player for jamming along with your favourite MP3s and a 'phrase trainer' that lets you loop and time-stretch passages so you can nail those tricky chords and riffs!

Download INSIDER for free now:
for PC - Version 1.5.0
for Mac - Version 1.5.0
Control Your Amp Add Effects Jam Along Get In Tune


Deep Edit Your Amp

Whether you're tweaking tones in the studio, setting up your live sounds, or just exploring your ID:Series amp at home, INSIDER gives you intuitive graphical control over every parameter. Create your sounds, build a library of patches and configure your ID:Series amp just the way you want it.

Fine Tune Effects

INSIDER lets you control your effects just like they're real stomp boxes laid out at your feet. Choose your effects from a selection of studio-quality vintage and modern modulations, delays and reverbs, set them to taste and store them with your patches ready for action.

Jam Along

Jamming to your favourite artists' tracks is a great way to improve your playing. INSIDER's built-in audio section lets you import MP3s from your digital collection and match the volume to your guitar. What's more, you can adjust the speed of the music without altering its pitch, to help you pick out complex parts.

Tune Up

No need to unplug and reach for a tuner, simply activate INSIDER's built-in tuner to get yourself back to pitch. Blackstar's INSIDER software includes everything you need to practice, record and set up your ID:Series amp for your next big gig.


Upload / Download Patches

The Blackstar INSIDER online community is your platform to show the world what you can do with your ID:Series amp.

Got a great patch? Upload it to the community and let players anywhere in the world check out your tone.

Looking for inspiration? Download patches from other members and find out what their idea of tonal nirvana sounds like!

You can search for tones by style, Voice setting, TVP setting, or simply by typing in a keyword. If you're a fan of a particular user's sounds, you can also search for other patches from the same user and download them to your library.

To start uploading and sharing patches register for a free account on the community from within INSIDER.

System Requirements

Windows® Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows XP® (Service Pack 3), Windows Vista®, Windows 7® or Windows 8®
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 2GHz or faster (or equivalent)
  • 1GB RAM or greater
  • 1GB free HDD space
  • Minimum display resolution of 1024x768
  • Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later
  • Microsoft.NET® Framework 4.0 or later (included within Blackstar INSIDER installer)
  • Microsoft Silverlight® 5.0 or later
  • Internet connection for accessing the Online Community

Apple® Mac Requirements:

  • Mac OS® X 10.7 or later
  • Intel-based processor
  • 1GB RAM or greater
  • 1GB free HDD space
  • Minimum display resolution of 1024x768
  • Safari® 4.0 or later
  • Mono Framework 3.2.6 or later (included within Blackstar INSIDER installer)
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5.0 or later
  • Internet connection for accessing the Online Community