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NONLINEAR FILTER

Overview

The nasty way to sculpt and refine your sounds

Do you know how Jimi Hendrix got his signature guitar sound?
Nonlinear Filter.

Or that screechy lead in Block Rockin' Beats, by The Chemical Brothers?
Nonlinear Filter.

How about the synth melody in Madonna's Like a Virgin?
Believe it or not, Nonlinear Filter.

Alright, maybe not OUR Nonlinear Filter. But if you are looking to add some vintage analog twang to your sound, we have you covered. Nonlinear Filter offers colorful filtering in a variety of flavors, ranging from a classic analog sound to more outlandish modes the further down the list you go.

Parameters

Type

Select between low pass, band pass, high pass and notch filters.

Cutoff

The operating frequency of the filter.

Q

The filter Q setting. High values for Q will make the filter resonate at the cutoff frequency.

Drive

Overdrives the filter, which makes the effect of the nonlinear behaviour more prominent.

Mode

Selects what flavor of nonlinearity you want. The clean mode has no nonlinearies, and does not color the signal. All other modes distort and color the signal in different ways to some extent.

The snapin Ecosystem

Kilohearts Essentials

The Kilohearts Ecosystem

Nonlinear 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 If you are using an outdated OS please try our free trials to ensure compatibility before making any purchases.