D16 Group PunchBox Bass Drum Synthesizer Software

Dial in the perfect kick sound in the box with D16 Group's PunchBox. This drum plug-in combines samples with synthesized drums and an effects rack.

D16 Group's PunchBox is a virtual instrument designed for creating high-quality kick drum sounds. It comes with a vast, exquisite library of presets & sounds created by industry-standard sound designers Sounds of Revolution and CFA-Sound to get you started in no time.

A Sampling & Synthesis Handshake
PunchBox is the best of both worlds: expressive synthesized sounds fused with the richness and complexity of real samples bring you top-notch, unheard-of kick sounds that set themselves apart.

Each included sample is its own little masterpiece, crafted with professional experience using top-shelf instruments through the best vintage studio analog gear. The kick sound synthesizers, originating from D16's highly acclaimed emulations of the classic Roland drum machines, were taken to the next level and customized to perfectly fit the purpose of PunchBox.

At the heart of PunchBox is four sound generators, each a key component of your final kick sound. Factory settings were created as a jumping-off point to get started in a unique, intuitive, and inspiring way.

Vast Factory Library of Quality Content
Sounds of Revolution and CFA-Sound prepared an arsenal of 1100 samples and 800 presets covering the gamut of virtually all contemporary subgenres of electronic music. It's never been easier to keep up with & trailblaze your own music production trends while maintaining a high-quality standard. Organized using the renowned D16 tagging system, browsing for that perfect sound is as smooth read more as a 60hz sine wave.

You'll Get a Kick Outta This FX Rack
Fulfilling the demanding needs of producers when it comes to taking a kick sound to the next level quickly drove the PunchBOX dev team to create an effect rack with unsurpassed versatility. Reordering modules by simple drag-drop? Wet/dry knobs and selectable Mixdown After option? Does Independent send from any sound generator to any effect? Instantly render your final kick sound like drag & drop audio file? Done.

Intuitive & inspiring workflow
The PunchBox dev team worked hard to offer you an interface that knows what you want. You'll immediately see how simple it is to just activate/deactivate/level the building blocks of your signature kick sound with a couple of mouse clicks, the knob turns, and level changes. Creative juices not flowing today? No problem, just browse through the cleverly tagged presets or smash the Random button!


- Sound source
- Up to 4 generators, operating in parallel, activated/deactivated independently
- Click - Sample-based, produces Kick accent
- Tops - Sample-based, e.g. hihats, percussion and noises
- Tools - Sample-based, e.g midrange, almost full Kicks without sub
- Kick - Sample-based or Synth-based, produces the Kick's body.
- 4 synthesis engines for Synth Mode to select from
- 909 Kick model
- 808 Kick model
- 606 Kick model
- Sine wave Kick model
- Audio-to-effect send per generator
- 1 voice of polyphony
- Optional MIDI velocity sensitivity and pitch tracking
- Built-in effect rack
- 5 high-quality algorithms operating in series, may be independently turned on/off and reordered by drag'n'drop
- Equalizer
- Bit Crusher
- Distortion
- Filter
- Limiter (cannot be reordered)
- Controllable connection point in the effect chain for the generators' direct output (Mixdown after)
- Samples and presets
- Vast factory content designed by CFA-Sound and Sounds of Revolution
- 800 presets
- 1100 samples
- Suitably tagged
- Tag-based Preset and Sample browsers
- Preview option
- User may import own samples
- 7 preset categories (hierarchically ordered)
- Global / Master presets
- 909 Synth engine
- 808 Synth engine
- 606 Synth engine
- Sine Synth engine
- Bitcrusher Effect
- Distortion Effect
- MIDI Learn option
- Flexible Randomizer
- Direct Export function (export your final kick as WAV file at multiple bit depths and sample rates)
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Note: This product is not a standalone program, so you need a host application to use it.

Mac Requirements:
- Operating System: mac OS X 10.7 to OS X 10.15
- Processor: Intel based 2.0 GHz (2.4 GHz recommended)
- RAM: 4 GB
- Supported Plug-in Formats: VST-2, VST-3, AU, AAX

Windows Requirements:
- Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 10
- Processor: 2.0 GHz SSE (Multicore 2.4 GHz recommended)
- RAM: 4 GB
- Supported Plug-in Formats: VST-2, VST-3, AAX
Base Item
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1035-728

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Web: https://d16.pl/support

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