Transient Shaper allows shaping the dynamics with 2 knobs only, making it uniquely easy and fast to use - yet its sonic manipulation scape ranges from gate-like to compressor-like.

V2.x features analog saturation, 3 Attack shapes & 3 Release shapes.

V1.11 and V2.x are compatible. V2.x consumes a bit more CPU than V1.11, so we decided to still let V1.11 online for those who want to continue using V1.11.


- Makes your sound louder, gives it more expressiveness and more punch
- Ideal for individual or summed drums/percussions shaping
- Unique two-knob manipulation characteristics, not obtainable with any other type of gear
- Processed sound ranges from gate-like to compression-like
- Excellent Gate replacement (sounds smoother than a gate)
- 3 different Attack shapes and 3 different Release shapes
- Saturation for cutting off and smoothing too high transients (generated when using strong Attack)
- Resizable GUI (minimized by clicking in top left corner)
- Low CPU Usage (typically less than 1% on half-decent systems)


- Windows VST (for Windows 98 or better)
- Apple OS X AU & VST (Universal Binary for OS X 10.4.9 or better)
- Now with 64Bit host support for AU on OSX & VST on PC!

Have a listen to Transient Shaper's capabilities. All demos were processed with Transient Shaper only.

Demo 1 Bassdrum + Snare playing with a little bit of added Attack and much added Release.
Demo 2 Some Hihats playing with removed Release.
Demo 3 909 snare drum with added Release.
Demo 4 Cowbell with added Release.
Demo 5 808 drums (hats + snare) with added Release.
Demo 6 909 clap with added Release.
Demo 7 Beat playing with added Attack & Release, then with less Release
Demo 8 Loop playing unprocessed, then processed with much Release, then playing with less Release.
Demo 9 909 Loop, first playing unprocessed, then processed with less Release.
Demo 10 HipHop Loop made of 9 channels. First playing all channels unprocessed, then playing processed. Each of the 9 channels contains a Transient Shaper for processing. CPU Usage: 7% on AMD Sempron 3100+.


You may download Transient Shaper and try it out as long as you want. The Tryout version silences the output for 1 second every 10 seconds. All other functionality is available in the Tryout Version.

PDF Manual | Windows VST Tryout V2.04 | OS X AU & VST Tryout V2.0
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