Install Renoise (Demo) on Nintendo Switch

Renoise (Demo)

Renoise is a cross-platform Digital Audio Workstation with a unique top-down approach to music composition known as a tracker interface.

Already known to be a very feature-complete software, version 3 improves on core features such as the native sampler and instrument.

This version is only a demo, you can buy the full version at:
Renoise Demo Restrictions

· No ASIO support on Windows
· Rendering to .wav is disabled
· Rendering/resampling selections is disabled
· Rendering/freezing plugin instruments to samples is disabled
· Nag screens
· As ReWire Master, only the first stereo input bus will be available
· As ReWire Slave, Renoise will occasionally generate a small subtle hiss

To Run from Menu: Menu -> Sound and Video -> Renoise
To run in Terminal: renoise

Fortunately, Renoise (Demo) is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Renoise (Demo).


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Noble, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Noble.
Renoise (Demo) will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Renoise (Demo)

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Renoise (Demo).
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Multimedia category.

Now scroll down to find Renoise (Demo) in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Renoise (Demo) for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at