JOYO Cab Box IR Loader Software Download

JOYO Cab Box IR Loader Software Download

The JOYO CAB BOX is a guitar cabinet emulator, a guitar effect pedal that allows full configuration of vintage and modern amps. You can configure the power amp, Cab simulations, Microphone type and distance, EQ, midi control and loading & editing of 3rd party IR files. Here you can download the software and instructions for managing your Cab Box with the JOYO Software on Mac, or PC.

Download Instructions.
The software is compressed using Winrar, the installation file is contained within the .rar.. if you do not already have winrar installed then please download the free version Here >>

So if you click on the softare and it displays a load of gobledeygook, then please download winrar to decompress the software before installation.

JOYO CAB Box PC Software

JOYO CAB Box MAC Software


Instructions.PDF 5.8mb


The Cab box makes everything about recording or performing so much easier and authentic with a massive array of adjustable parameters to achieve the custom guitar set up of your choice.

The JOYO Cab Box has a straightforward and user friendly interface that fits on the pedalboard, it offers full configuration and eliminates complex menu options found on amps, tablets and computers.

The sound of vintage and modern amps is at your feet.

The JOYO Cab box features

  • 4 tube power amps - select and edit the tube parameter, Select tubes from 6L6,6V6,EL34 or EL84
  • 20 cabinet models (see below)
  • 11 classic microphone models - adjusting microphone model, microphone type, microphone angle position & distance.
  • 3 fully configurable post EQs for guitar, bass & parametric. With settings for Gain & Attentuation, Q value, Low & High Pass filtering. The 5 band EQ is fully customisable, setting the 5 bands from 80hz to 11khz and level adjustments as required for each.
  • 20 preset IR loading and an additional 10 loading memory banks for third party IR.
  • 128 cab memory slots to save all of your presets.

An IR is an impulse response (IR, for short) its a sound measurement that takes into account the conditions around a guitar cabinet speaker, including the room, microphone and mic preamp. The JOYO Cab box works with third party IR files, simply connect to the pc/mac via USB for IR loading using the JOYO Cab software.

With the JOYO Cab Box IR loader, in addition to 20 preset saving locations,  you can store 10 additional third party IRs, Using the software you can load or delete third party IRs and then apply these to the Cab box emulation.


The JOYO cab box software can be used on both Mac and PC for use with the JOYO Cab Box Cab sim and IR Loader. The software can be used whilst connected to the computer, for easier control when using the Cab box in the studio set up.. Changes made are instant to the cab box environment.

Download your software version

Extract the software and install it using the Set up program

Launch the set up program and select the installation location. In this version we are using a PC.

Create a Desktop Icon


Wait a bit…



  • To operate the software you must connect the JOYO CAB Box to your PC with the supplied USB cable and power it with a suitable power supply. Windows will automatically install drivers.

The application can be launched from the Desktop and will only launch when connected.

When the software is launched you will see the Graphical User Interface. GUI. When changing setting here the JOYO Cab Box can be controlled live from the GUI.

Here you can select the different parts of the Cab box set up option.

Power Amp – selecting tubes


Guitar Cab / Recording Microphone – selecting Cabs & IR files

EQ – adjusting EQ

Option – Visit JOYO website.

Bypass – ByPass mode.

Changes can be made to any of the settings, presets and also exported to use later.


The JOYO cab box allows the import of third party  and saved IR files. IR (Impulse Response) files are found in the format of .WAV files, many of these are found online, just search for a cab

To import an IR file into the JOYO CAB box, first select the Cab/Mic option then the preset number you would like to import/overwrite.

In the drop down box, select the + icon next to an empty preset.


Locate your IR .wav file to import. in this case we are importing and ENGL Special edition cab IR. JOYO CAB BOX


When the file has imported the following message will be displayed.

The new Cab model will be loaded into the JOYO CAB BOX and should be SAVED.

Save to location

The Cab IR is now loaded and ready to test!



Dave Grant - JOYO Audio UK Posted by Dave Grant - JOYO Audio UK

Dave Grant is the owner of JOYO Audio UK
A family owned distributor and retailer of guitar effects, amplifiers and accessories.
est 2014 Manchester England.

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