Beating the drum for every style

Make your beats with the best creative drum software — Groove Agent

Designed for both songwriters and beat producers, Groove Agent 5 includes the very best of electronic and acoustic drums. One of the most detailed acoustic drum kits ever featured in Groove Agent sits alongside a wide variety of percussion, modern electronic drums and MIDI grooves, delivering an inspirational rhythmic composition tool for producers in every genre, from jazz, funk and rock to Trap and EDM. Support for VST, AU and AAX plug-in formats means Groove Agent 5 can be used with virtually any DAW.

Exceptional-quality acoustic drums and percussion

Banging electronic drums for Trap, EDM and more

New Decompose feature for your own signature drum sound

Over 1,000 MIDI grooves for a wide range of different genres

What you can do with Groove Agent


A wide array of hard-hitting drum kits from top electronic producers like Audeka, Rawtekk, zKlang or Joe Ford provide the fattest beats.


High-quality acoustic drums with many articulations can be combined with MIDI grooves for fast and inspired songwriting.


Jam mode creates immediate backing tracks, including intro, fills and ending — perfect for practice, improvising and sketching ideas.

Beat editing

Like a step sequencer for drums, the pattern editor lets you create complex rhythms in perfect timing, simply by clicking in the grid.

Live Sampling

Record analog drum synthesizers, acoustic drums or any other audio via Groove Agent, manipulate the sound and build your own kits.

Sound Design

Creative effects, layering up to four different kits and features like the new Decompose let you easily create your own signature sound.

Five good reasons to use Groove Agent 5

"...the latest update to this forward-thinking beat production platform takes it to new heights."

Groove Agent 5 • Computer Music • #266 March 2019

The whole world of Groove Agent

Finger drumming acoustic kit

Dom Sigalas demonstrates finger drumming with a Yamaha Montage keyboard and Groove Agent’s groundbreaking The Kit acoustic drums.

Beat making with Groove Agent 5

DJ Sappo checks out the new urban and electronic kits of Raw Power in Groove Agent.

Ralf Gustke playing The Kit

We invited the famous German drummer Ralf Gustke (Chaka Khan, Xavier Naidoo, Söhne Mannheims, Schiller) to check out the The Kit in Groove Agent 5, combined with a Yamaha DTX drum set.

Interview with Simon Phillips

Legendary drummer Simon Phillips talks about the perfect drum sound, jazz, and the expansion he created for Groove Agent.

Edo Sala, Session Drummer Groove Agent 5

The new Groove Agent is really, really powerful. It has a lot of punch.

Classic Material: Emily Dolan Davies

Emily Dolan Davies talks about her work with Groove Agent, especially about combining patterns with acoustic, percussion and electronic kits.

Classic Material: Using note repeat in Groove Agent

Note repeat is widely used in all styles of electronic music and especially in Trap and Hip Hop. Watch this tutorial with Greg and you’lll be using it in no time in Groove Agent too.

Classic Material: Loop deconstruction

Greg Ondo shows in this tutorial how you can deconstruct a drum loop and reassign its elements to individual pads in Groove Agent — in just a few seconds.