Digital Studio


The BR-532 Digital Studio gives guitarists and songwriters the freedom to record their music anytime, anyplace. Using SmartMedia, the portable BR-532 can record up to four primary tracks-each with eight Virtual Tracks-which can be mixed down using onboard effects and transferred digitally to a computer or CD burner.

Four-Track Recording on an Ultra-Thin Card

Using commercially available SmartMedia—the same cards used for digital cameras—the new BR-532 can record and play back up to four tracks of pristine digital audio. And with 32 V-Tracks (eight per primary track), you can try alternate takes and solos, or even bounce four tracks to a stereo pair. A 32MB SmartMedia card is included in the box to get you started.

BOSS Makes It Easy

Just like BOSS pedals, the BR-532 is easy to use. So easy, you’ll probably be making your first recording before even opening the manual. That’s because the BR-532 is designed to operate like familiar tape-based 4-tracks. Just select an input, arm a track and hit RECORD; no complicating signal routing or bussing to worry about.

Studio-Quality Effects—with COSM

The BR-532 is more than just a four-track; it’s a complete studio in a portable box. Two independent effects processors (Insert and Loop) allow you to produce professional-sounding tracks complete with COSM Guitar Amp Modeling and a Bass Simulator. Of course there’s plenty of reverb, delay, chorus and EQ—plus many more effects—which can be “printed” while recording or applied during mixdown.

Meet Your New Drummer

With the BR-532’s onboard Rhythm Guide, you can play along and record with realistic drum grooves and sounds in a variety of musical styles including rock, blues, jazz and more. Use them as a starting point while arranging your song, or combine patterns to create a full rhythm track without a drum machine in sight. And the best part is that no audio tracks are needed!

A Guitar-Friendly Recorder

While anyone can benefit from the BR-532’s compact size and easy digital recording, we couldn’t help but throw in a few things for guitar players (it is from BOSS, you know). That’s why you’ll find a dedicated Hi-Z Guitar/Bass input, along with a handy Phrase Trainer for slowing down guitar licks, plus a Center Cancel function for removing lead vocals. And don’t forget about all those killer COSM Amp Models, plus Bass and Acoustic Guitar Simulators.


Brochures & Catalogs

Updates & Drivers

  • BR-532 System Update 1.03 For PC (682k)

    This .Zip file contains the latest operating system for the BR-532. Check the readme.txt file for information on installing the operating system.

  • BR-532 System Update 1.03 fo MAC (1.1MB)

    This .hqx file contains the latest operating system for the BR-532. Check the readme file for information on installing the operating system.

  • BR WAV Converter v2.0 (Mac Classic)

    This is the legacy version of the BR WAV Converter software for converting BR-532/-864/-900CD tracks to .WAV files and .WAV files to BR-532/-864/-900CD tracks.

  • BR WAV Converter v2.0 (Mac OS X)

    This is the latest version of the BR Wav Converter software for converting BR-532/-600/-864/-900CD tracks to .WAV files and .WAV files to BR-532/-600/-864/-900CD tracks.

  • BR WAV Converter v2.0 (PC)

    This is the latest version of the BR Wav Converter software for use with the BOSS BR-532, BR-600, BR-864, and BR-900CD Digital Recording Studios.

    The update files that you download and save to your computer from the link above are enclosed in a compressed zip file.

    These files will need to be extracted from the zip file before you can use the software.


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