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FORMANT FILTER

Overview

Vocal coloring

If your music doesn't get enough "Aahs" and "Oohs", maybe you should try putting them into the actual music? Formant Filter shapes the sound in a similar way to how the vocal tract works, leading to vowel-esque sounds. So, channel your inner robo-Tarzan. Aaaaoooeoeeeoeeeee!

The Formant Filter will boost two frequencies to mimic the sounds of different vowels.

Parameters

Vowel Selector

Selects two frequencies to boost. We've put the phonetic symbols of some common vowel sounds on the selection pane. (Honestly that doesn't help much. I have no idea how ɤ sounds anyway.)

Applying a LFO modulation to either axis of the pane can give some nice human-esque qualities to your sound.

Q knob

Adjust how powerful and narrow the frequency boost is.

Lows

Allow low frequencies through the filter.

Highs

Allow high frequencies through the filter.

The snapin Ecosystem

Kilohearts Essentials

The Kilohearts Ecosystem

Formant Filter is one of a growing collection of plugins that form the Kilohearts Ecosystem.

They can be used as regular plugins (VST/AAX/AU) but also as Snapins in our modular Snapin Hosts; Phase Plant, Multipass, and Snap Heap, where you can combine and modulate them to create your own unique instruments and effects. These lightweight and high-quality plugins have intuitive no-nonsense interfaces so you will be using them like a master in no time.

The Kilohearts Essentials collection contains a number of useful plugins to get you started and is available absolutely FREE. Snapin Hosts and Premium plugins are available to buy separately.

Requirements

System Requirements

  • Operating System: PC or Mac (M1 Native supported)
  • CPU: 2 GHz or faster
  • Memory: 1 GB or more
  • Software: Any DAW supporting VST 2, VST 3, AAX, or Audio Unit plugin standards. All plugin formats in 64-bit only.

Kilohearts recommend keeping up to date with OS versions as they become available. We are not able to support OS versions that are no longer supported by their respective manufacturers. If you are using an outdated OS please try our free trials to ensure compatibility before making any purchases.