Frostbite

AudioThing Frostbite (Ring Modulator, Feedback, Freeze Plugin) GUI

Frostbite

Ring Mod, Feedback, Freeze
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  •     32-64bit
    VST / AU / AAX
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Frostbite is a multi-effect plugin featuring Ring Modulator, Feedback, and Freeze modules. It’s aimed at ambience and cinematic music, but can also be used for extreme sonic experiments. The Signal Flow is flexible with 6 different combinations.
The Ring Modulator multiplies your input signal with a Sine wave (with frequency up to 4kHz). You can also reduce the high-end with the Low Pass filter.
The Feedback module features a delay function (up to 200 samples) which can be modulated by an LFO.
The Freeze module features a Freeze effect that can hold the input up to 25 seconds. The Fade Out and High Pass controls can additionally shape the behaviour of the frozen sound.

Specifications

Ring Modulator, Feedback, Freeze
Preset system with randomizer
Formats: VST, AU, and AAX (32/64bit)
Platforms: OSX, Windows

Download Manual (.pdf)

Reviews
Frostbite was designed with ambient and cinematic music in mind, but it’s actually far more versatile than that. Affordable, fun, and offering a distinctive and atmospheric sound, you won’t regret chilling out with Frostbite.

4/5 – Computer Music Magazine review on Music Radar: link
Frostbite is a great sound design tool optimized for experimental atmospheres and bizarre ambient soundscapes. It can be used in a variety of ways, and if you take the time to really get to know it, you’ll open up a whole new world of possibilities you might not have explored otherwise.

8.4/10 – Bedroom Producers Blog review: link
The flexible routing system behind Frostbite offers you a big playroom for experiments and unusual sounds. I was able to create wonderful soundscapes using only a single Synthesizer lead sound.

Synth Anatomy: link
What’s great about Frostbite is the range of sounds you can get from it but also the differences you get with different input sounds.

Andrulian’s blog: link
PC Demo MAC Demo
In demo mode the plug-in will output silence for 3 seconds every 40 seconds.

Minimal Requirements    

Windows XP SP2 or later / OSX 10.6.8 or later
Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz or equivalent
2 GB RAM / 500 MB HD
Screen resolution: 1024×768
VST2, AU, or AAX 32-bit or 64-bit host

Videos
Overview
2 minutes with…
Demo Video
Synth Test

2016/02/16: v1.5.1
– Mono channel configuration bug fixed

2016/02/09: v1.5.0
– Values can now be input with text
– Better parameter smoothing
– Improved CPU performance
– Added Mono->Stereo channel configuration

2015/08/02: v1.1.6
– HighPass knob bug fixed

2015/05/29: v1.1.5
– Tracktion/Akai MPC loading project bug fixed
– Freeze Module CPU load improved

2015/04/01: v1.1.0
– Randomizer Lock system
– Freeze bug fixed
– Ring Mod Module CPU load improved
– Added 5 new Presets