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Take control of your loops
The search engine for Audio and Midi drum loops

Find the loop when you need it

  • Input a pattern, hit Search, and get a list of all the loops in your collection that matches. Add ‘sounds like’ for more precision.
  • Audition the search results, find one you like and drag it into your DAW or paste the path where you need it.
  • No more fiddling around your loop folders: get it now!

Loop rhythm detection

  • Analysis 100% automated.
  • Maintains the database automatically.
  • Searches very large collections in milliseconds.
  • All commonly used file formats supported.
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July 7th, 2012

New reduced prices! Only $24.00 for the full version and $11.00 for the MIDI version.

July 10th, 2011

Version 1.2 released. A new search tool has been added, which greatly expands on the capability of doing "fuzzy" searches in the database.

February 26th, 2011

Low cost MIDI only version of Groove Detective released. It is identical to the original in all respects, except that it works only with MIDI files.

January 10th, 2011

Version 1.1 released. Greatly improved analysis and detection engine. Many new productivity features.

October 11th, 2010

The first official Press Release. Groove Detective is in the mix.

September 23rd, 2010

CPU Productions releases the first public version of Groove Detective, a studio tool that enables musicians and engineers to find loops that matches a particular groove from 10s of thousand of files.