More than just reverb
To convolve is to multiply one sound with another... sort of.
The most common, and very cool, use for convolution is for reverb. If you go to a place with a nice ambience, like your local church or your grandmother's bathroom, and you record the echo from a short loud click, you can convolve any other sound with the resulting impulse response (IR) and it will sound as if your were magically playing it in that location.
But that's not all you can do with Convolver. Because IRs are simply audio files, you can load any sample into Convolver to emulate anything from a simple guitar amp cabinet, to freaky filters, distinctive delays, and much more. To give you an idea, we've included over 300 factory IRs for a range of unique effects. And some reverbs, of course.
This plugin is a "Snapin". That means you can use it as a regular AAX/VST/AU plug-in, or you can use it with the Snapin hosts Snap Heap and Multipass where you can combine effects in amazing ways.
The Kilohearts Snapin framework is the easiest, most creative, sound design workflow you have ever come across. This free bundle contains Snap Heap, a basic snapin host plugin, alongside 5 useful snapins.
Managing effects is something that's possible in pretty much every digital audio workstation out there, but managing effect chains can be cumbersome and tedious. With Snap Heap managing complex effect systems is super simple and nothing stands between your creativity and the speaker cones.
Sometimes you want effects to run in series, and sometimes you want them to run in parallel. In Snap Heap, switching between the two is as easy as the push of a button. Clicking the route button between two lanes links them together in parallel mode, running the same audio through both before mixing them together. Want all four lanes to go in parallel, or have two parallel with pre and post FX, or just about anything else? The choice is yours!
Don't worry about latency. No matter how you route things or what effects you add, Snap Heap makes sure everything
is as in sync as they can be to make sure all modulation aligns properly and to avoid phasing issues.
When adding effects to a sound, it's not uncommon to want to apply these effects to just a certain part of the sound. For example, you might not want a complex chorus to affect your bass too much, or a hard distortion to totally fry your high end. Either way, multi band processing adds a dimension to effect chains that really opens up a new world of options in sound design.
Multipass helps you with this, allowing you to split the input sound into up to 5 easily tweakable frequency bands and applying unlimited number of effects to each band. Pitch shifted auto pan with a filtered chorus delay distortion? Coming right up!
Don't worry about latency. No matter how you route things or what effects you add, Multipass makes sure everything is as in sync as they can be to make sure all modulation aligns properly and to avoid phasing issues.
System Requirements :
- Windows 7 or more recent
- 1 GB RAM.
- Minimum PC Processor 2 GHz
- VST2, VST3 format supported, AAX support
- 64-bit only
- Mac OS X 10.10 or more recent
- 1 GB RAM.
- Minimum Processor 2 GHz
- VST2, VST3 and Audio Units format, AAX support
- 64-bit only
You may download a 30 day trial demo from the Convolver product page by clicking on the 'try it for free' button