A revolution in modern synthesis, Pigments’ approach to sound design is as intricate as it is accessible, letting users craft epic, high-resolution, surgically-precise and hard-hitting sounds with an all-encompassing interface, tailor-made for forward-thinking producers.
Limitless sound design A powerful end-to-end software synthesizer, Pigments makes it easier than ever to explore an infinite spectrum of sound. Four forms of synthesis, 1500 + sounds, one-click modulation & sequencing, immediately expressive macros & FX - all instantly gratifying to use.
Vibrant and intuitive workflow Visualize and refine your sound in style with an interface that matches your creative flow. Whether honing a composition in the Play View, tuning a color-coded modulation or seeing a patch or preset come alive with dynamic visualization - Pigments invites play and supports process.
On the pulse Pigments’ sonic powers truly shine at the forefront of contemporary music production. Its vast and clear-cut sounds are no stranger to world’s leading electronic genres - from trap, bass music and EDM to house, electro, lo-fi, electronica, cinematic sounds and beyond.
Make it your own Personalize Pigments to suit your setup and create your own sounds with custom appearance, play modes, audio routing, preset playlists, external sound sources and more.
What’s new in Pigments 5
Pigments 5 introduces multi-core processing, a new generative sequencer, the ability to input external audio as well as a refreshed interface and new curated content and sounds - enabling an even greater sonic palette to play with.
NEW multi-core processing - Pigments now operates with greater CPU efficiency, allowing more users to explore this powerful softsynth with ease.
NEW generative sequencer - featuring one-click sequence generation and new play modes, as well as saveable presets and sequence browsing. Make use of the sequencer lock to apply sequence settings to any sound.
NEW external audio input - you can now process any audio with Pigments from the Utility engine, by routing the sound to the instrument through the track sidechain input. Additional FX routing options have also been integrated.
NEW curated content and sounds - discover a selection of 100 new factory presets alongside new wavetables and samples in Pigments 5, comprising more than 1500 sounds.
NEW refreshed interface - including an improved play view, with new waveform visualisers and other enhancements.
NEW preset expansions - 3 new sound banks including 150 presets in each, showcasing a range of bold, colorful and expansive sounds that Pigments is renowned for.
Two engines in parallel
Virtual Analog triple-osc engine
Complex Wavetable engine
Sample and Granular engine
Harmonic Oscillator additive engine
Includes Engine Crossmod
5-shape Virtual Analog Oscillator
2 Sample-based Noise Engines
External audio input
Classic filter types from V Collection instruments
Modern filter types
Continuous series/parallel routing
Powerful FX section
2 Insert buses, 1 Send bus, 3 FX per bus
18 algorithms including Shimmer Reverb, MultiBand Compressor, Chorus JUN-6, and more.
Advanced modulation system
Drag-and-drop assign, hover-over adjustment
Envelopes, LFOs, Function generators, Random src, and more
4 dynamic, assignable Macro controls
Graphical representation of the most important modules
Simplified Play Mode
Dark or Light themes
Polyrhythmic Sequencer and Arpeggiator
Create complex, custom and evolving sequences/arps
Advanced random sequence generator
Sequencer lock & browser
Extensive library of 1500 presets
MTS-ESP microtuning compatibility
NKS controller compatible