crusher-X

granular synthesis system

Granular synthesis revolutionized Sound Design, Electronic and Experimental Music. crusher-X does advanced granular synthesis on your live input in real-time!

It's more than sound... it's more than music ... it's the crusher!

 

crusher-X granular synthesizer and effect plug-in for Windows (VST 2.4 32bit and 64bit) and macOS (AU, VST 64bit)

Its powerful algorithm creates very complex sounds, drones and outstanding surround effects. The crusher-X trademark is known since 1999 as "the" granular effect standard. crusher-X is used by famous sound-designers, composers, musicians and film-makers all over the world. The professional, open-minded and curious "crusher-X community" creates outstanding, unique, multi dimensional sonic pieces.

Features: Around 150 presets, stereo and 10 channel surround outputs (e.g. 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.2, 9.1), Up to 199 grain streams that are processed multi-threaded (Multi-Core CPU support). Advanced parameter editor with physical modeling faders and an unique physical modeling X/Y controller. 3D grain visualization, around 270 free assignable real-time plug-in parameters, real-time MIDI control, morphing system, parameter phase and frequency spread modulations (spreading modulations over several grain stream generators), modulation and grain quantization to host, pitch tracking and autotune system with keyboard input and visualization, long real-time grain lengths, individual grain overdrive, filtering, unique formant, X-crush and Diffuse grain processing. Shadow programs. Unlimited undo/redo and randomize functionalities. 13 adore parameters that do meta parameter modifications. Several granulation live buffer and freeze modes. Automatic triggered grain buffer filling modes. Free editable multi-channel Compressor/Expander/Limiter stabilizes feedback and output level behavior. Smart latency compensation system. MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) support. Comes with hundreds of different tuning scales and MIDI keyboard control of grain effect.  

Feel free to try the demo!

macOS
Download
crusher-X-DEMO.dmg
  windows
Download
crusher-X-DEMO.zip