Keyboard Shortcuts in Koala

If you have a QWERTY keyboard connected to your device, you should be able to use it to control a bunch of koala’s functionality.


Pads are controlled by the left hand side of your keyboard – this is how they map:

1   2   3   4
Q   W   E   R

A   S   D   F

Z   X   C   V


Sequences are controlled by the right hand side of the keyboard.

Y    U    I    O

H    J    K    L


space barToggle play button
mToggle metronome
0 (the number)Toggle recording
BackspaceDelete selected sample
TAB / SHIFT + TABgo left and right between sample/sequence/perform sections
left/right arrow keysgo between sample banks
nhold and press pad for solo
bhold and press pad for mute
=+ 1 bar length of current sequence
– (minus)– 1 bar length of current sequence
_ (underscore)Double up sequences
[Previous sequence bank
]Next sequence bank