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Distortion by Creative Intent

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Temper is a modern digital distortion plugin featuring a rich saturation stage and a unique phase distortion. Use the variable saturation curve to add warmth and edge to your sound, and let the phase distortion bring character and clarity through your mix. Temper also features a simple resonant lowpass filter and a feedback path to drive the intensity of the tone.


  • Unique Phase Algorithm: Temper delivers a unique phase distortion algorithm that adds energy and clarity to any element of your mix.
  • Before & After Visualisation: Temper's design features a real-time comparison of your input and output audio spectrum to help you see your sound.
  • Multiple Formats: Available in VST, VST3, and AU for both Windows and Mac OS X.

Open Source Distortion

We're changing the game with Temper, delivering an expertly crafted and fully featured audio plugin with our algorithms and implementation totally available to the public. Open source software drives so much of what we do at Creative Intent, and has delivered the foundation for Temper. We've gotten a lot out of the software we use, so with this release we're paying it forward.

System Requirements


  • 64-bit and 32-bit
  • AU
  • VST
  • VST3


  • 64-bit and 32-bit
  • VST
  • VST3