Freeform Distortion


Freeform Distortion

Wikipedia says:

"The sound produced by digital waveshapers tends to be harsh and unattractive, because of problems with aliasing"

Well. They clearly never listened to Kilohearts Shaper. A little bit of black magic trickery and any aliasing is kept to a minimum. Get all your distortion needs met with your own custom distortion shapes, or choose any shape from the included factory library.



A visualization of the remapping of the audio.

Remap selector

Selects a remap from the Remaps browser. Click the popup button to open the big editor.

Drive knob

The drive setting will boost the input signal, causing a heavier distortion.

DC Filter

Enables a DC filter that fixes any DC offset introduced by the distortion.


The dry/wet mix of this effect. A lower value will let some of the unmodified signal through.

Overflow modes

Select what happens beyond the edges of the wave shape curve. Repeat the wave, hold the edge value, or repeat with mirroring.

The Kilohearts Ecosystem

Toolbox ecosystem

The Kilohearts Ecosystem

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.

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