The Novation Launchkey 88 feels great. Made for expressive performance, our premium semi-weighted keybed is set apart from the rest of the Launchkey range, optimised for a responsive feel and tactile feedback. Designed for the player, Launchkey 88 is set up to capture every detail.
Get more out of your favourite DAW with dedicated and seamless integration. You’ll have intuitive control of all the key production and performance functionality in Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase and more, as well as essential mixer, transport and navigation controls for all other major DAWs including Studio One, Pro Tools and Reaper, via HUI.
Say more with your music
Transform your sound with creative features. Three Chord Modes let you trigger complex chords with one finger. Scale mode makes sure you always hit the right note. Combine modes to take your music in new directions, discover ideas effortlessly, and stay inspired.
No computer needed
Launchkey works standalone, so you can play any instrument with feeling – with or without a computer. The Arpeggiator, Scale and Chord Modes, and Custom Modes can bring any MIDI-compatible hardware to life.
Explore new ideas and get melodies moving fast with a powerful arpeggiator. Use Strum Mode to play through your arpeggio using the mod wheel.
Connect the full-size five-pin MIDI output to your favourite synths and hardware. Use Novation Components to configure four Custom Modes to take control of your studio however you want.
Launchkey 88’s comprehensive software bundle gives you everything you need to kickstart your compositions and elevate your music production.
Ableton Live Lite – The renowned electronic music creation software, with seamless Launchkey integration. With effects, instruments, sounds and all kinds of creative features included – everything you need to make any kind of music.
XLN Audio Addictive Keys – Bring authentic piano sounds to your pieces with a choice of Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand, or Rhodes virtual instrument. Tweak real mix controls and blend mics to get the perfect keyboard sound for your track.
AAS Session Bundle – Essential sounds for your tracks: Lounge Lizard’s authentic classic electric piano tones; Strum Session’s acoustic and electric guitar sounds; Ultra Analog Session’s easy-to-use, huge synth sounds.
Spitfire Audio LABS Expressive Strings – Exclusive to Launchkey: get immediately expressive and realistic strings sounds. Control release, delay and reverb or fade in experimental warped layers to add colour to your tracks and scores.
Klevgrand R0Verb – A hybrid between a simple reverb and a very complex delay in an easy-to-use plug-in. Design your own reverbs and put your sounds in their own unique space.
Klevgrand DAW Cassette – Bring your sound back to the golden age of cassette tapes, with an accurate recreation of saturation, distortion, noise and wobble.
Novation Sound Collective – A constant source of inspiration for Novation users in search of new sounds. Find regular inspiration with frequent new additions to the Collective, to continue your musical journey.