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Granular Synth & Effects Bundle

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Granular synthesis provides a shortcut to some truly far-out sound design destinations and the two plugins in this bundle make that journey easy and fun. Take your tracks to outer space and back at the click of a button and the turn of a knob, simply, effectively and intuitively!

Output Portal is an incredible effect that allows you to easily alter any audio input in a mind-blowing, yet musical way.

Audio Damage Quanta is a ten voice granular synth powerhouse that delivers full control over your audio and is customisable to suit your taste and playing style.

The Granular Synth & Effects Bundle is exclusive to Plugin Boutique and available for a limited time only.

Output Portal

Built to be Musical

With Portal, granular synthesis takes your sounds to another dimension. Easily alter any audio input—VSTs, drums, vocals, live guitar, you name it—in a new and musical way.

Infinite Ideas in Seconds

Experience the playability of granular effects that are actually centred around the music you make. While in the past granular sounds have been chaotic and abstract, Portal re-synthesizes sounds that are more closely related to the original input.

Explore the Details

Get into the far-reaching depths of Portal’s advanced features to dial in the exact sound you want.

Advanced: Go beyond the presets and mess with grain controls, modulation and FX in Portal’s advanced features.

Time Stretch: Slow down and stretch your sounds, then easily sync them to your master tempo or leave them unsynced for a more experimental vibe.

Humanize: Add natural-sounding variations to envelopes for less repetitive, more organic sounds.

Pitch Shift: Alter the pitch of your sound without affecting its length or timing. Lock it into a scale for the most musical result.

Features

  • 250+ presets for immediate playability
  • A circular visualizer linked to granular parameters
  • Powerful time manipulation engine
  • Tempo-synced grain delay
  • Musical scale-based pitch modulation
  • 7 built-in FX with an additional master compressor and filter
  • Value readout panel for better understanding of controls
  • Favoriting feature in Presets menu
  • Built-in Tool Tips on Advanced page

Learn more about Output Portal.

Audio Damage Quanta

Quanta is a full-featured ten-voice true stereo granular synthesizer, with up to a hundred 1000ms grains per voice, and full control over the grain state, with direct randomization and modulation of most parameters. Drag-and-drop a sample (WAV, AIFF, Ogg, or FLAC) onto the window and go to work.

With two multi-mode filters (with LP, HP, BP and notch in 2-pole and 4-pole topologies), and a "sidecar" virtual-analog oscillator and noise generator that can be used in addition to, or injected into, the grain engine, Quanta is a fully capable subtractive synth in its own right, and will work as a granular or subtractive (or both) synth without any sample at all.

Quanta has mod coming out its ears. First up are four of our new FEGs (Flexible Envelope Generator), a 99-point looping function generator with optional host tempo sync. Then add two arbitrary-waveshape LFOs, a multi-source sample-and-hold module, and fully user-controllable MIDI assignments, with nearly every control on the panel as a destination. 

Quanta is customizable to your taste and playing style. With full MPE support, it can take advantage of the extended control set of your Linnstrument, Seaboard, Soundplane, Continuum, or other MPE controller, and support for TUN files lets you use tuning tables. The resizable Hi-DPI GUI lets you adjust the size to match your visual needs, and the cross-platform preset mechanism lets you share your creations with your friends and collaborators, no matter what system they are using.

Features

  • Multi-Format Sample Loader: Quanta can load AIFF, WAV, Broadcast WAV, FLAC, MP3, and Ogg in any sample rate, bit depth, and channel configuration. 
  • Grain Engine: Up to 100 simultaneous grains per voice, of up to 1 second long, with control over grain rate, pitch, direction, shape, length, panning, source position, and level.
  • Sidecar Oscillator: Continuously variable wave shape, with pulse width modulation, and independent control over pitch (separate from grain engine.) Can be injected directly into grain engine. 
  • Noise Source: Noise source features a "color" control that affects tonal characteristics of the noise. Can be injected directly into grain engine. 
  • Dual Multi-Mode Filters: Filters can be used in serial or parallel modes, and include lowpass, highpass, bandpass, and notch in 2-pole and 4-pole configurations. 
  • Flexible Envelope Generator (FEG) x 4: The four FEGs are arbitrary function generators, with up to 99 steps, curve and step level control, arbitrary loop points, and host tempo sync. 
  • Flexible Low-Frequency Oscillator (FLFO) x 2: The pair of FLFOs utilize four controls (phase, shape, skew, and warp) to access a virtually limitless palette of waveforms, and feature host tempo sync and retrigger. 
  • Sample And Hold: The S&H mod source can sample noise (random) or any of the other mod sources, at either a user-defined rate or a musical division.
  • Modulation Matrix: Every mod and MIDI source can be easily and simply assigned to any destination using the quick-access bi-polar modulation matrix. Touch a destination on the UI and the matrix automatically scrolls to the correct row. 
  • Tuning Tables And Global Tuning Offset: Re-tune Quanta to new intonations and temperaments using the open-source and easy-to-use TUN file format. A global tuning offset (default to A=440) allows you to easily retune the entire synth to match a different A frequency without using a tuning table. 
  • MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression): Quanta understands both "legacy" MIDI and MPE. Use your Linnstrument, Roli Seaboard, Haken Continuum, or Madrona Labs Soundplane (among others) to directly access per-note pressure, pitch bend, and modulation. 
  • Per-Instance Settings: Quanta utilizes a per-instance customization method: set MPE mode, aftertouch smoothing, pitch bend range override, tuning table, and global tuning offset for each instance in your DAW. 
  • Factory Presets: Quanta comes with a substantial collection of factory content, including Designer Presets from Marcus Fisher, Joseph Fraioli, Chris Carter, and Richard Devine.
  • Cross-Platform Preset Format: Quanta utilizes an XML-based preset manager, and stores the sample within the preset for easy asset management. Work between multiple systems without troubles, make a preset on your desktop machine and paste it to the iOS version with Handoff, easily share your creations with your friends, or make a preset bundle to sell, no asset management required. 
  • Fully Resizable Hi-Dpi/Retina GUI: Quanta's vector-based GUI is resolution-agnostic, and displays the same on every system and resolution. Easily resize the UI (per instance) to match your visual needs, from postage stamp to poster-sized.

Learn more about Audio Damage Quanta.

System Requirements

Output Portal

Mac

  • Mac OS X 10.9 or higher (64-bit only)
  • VST / VST3 / AU / AAX

Windows

  • Windows 7+ (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • VST / VST3 / AAX

Audio Damage Quanta

Windows

  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit only)
  • VST / VST3 / AAX

Mac

  • macOS 10.12 Sierra and above (64-bit only)
  • VST / VST3 / AU / AAX

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