v1.3.1 Krotos Audio Dehumaniser II Plug-In

Krotos Audio Dehumaniser II Plug-In
Krotos Audio Dehumaniser II Plug-In

Your favorite tool for creature sound design

Dehumaniser 2 is a powerful vocal processing tool perfect for a range of vocal effects, from monsters to robots and many more. Utilizing incoming live or pre-recorded signals, the software allows you to rapidly create seamlessly layered effects by using presets or dive right into customization by linking virtual patch cords to interactive effects modules. Chiefly, Dehumaniser 2 features proprietary effects like Scrubbing Convolution and Spectral Shifting that deliver dramatic results and offer totally new avenues for creative design.

With 10 essential modules, and over 100 impactful presets, renowned sound designers have used Dehumaniser to bring other-worldly characters to life. For example, in blockbusters like Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Jungle Book, Far Cry 4, and Doom. This versatile tool eliminates the difficulty of setting up complex processing chains and allows designers to jump right into their creative work. Dehumaniser is an all-in-one solution that puts vital vocal design features at your fingertips, making it the ideal plugin for use in film, TV, video games, live performance, and more.

Advanced sound design. VST/AU/AAX Plugin. Modular node-based system.


Bring your creatures to life

This modular, node-based processor eliminates the time and expense traditionally required in creature sound design. To explain, Dehumanizer opens up, jam-packed full of presets and pre-analyzed sound libraries. Work in real-time to design unique creatures, and save your workflow. Furthermore, save it down to each module, sample, and setting. In other words, it’s perfect for localization.

Krotos Audio Dehumaniser II Plug-In Features


Perform live directly in your session

  • Use Dehumaniser 2 in industry-standard DAWs including Pro Tools, Logic, Reaper, Live, Cubase, and Digital Performer
  • Run multiple instances of Dehumaniser 2 on different tracks or buses
  • In addition, automate hundreds of parameters for unprecedented control over your processing and workflow


Design complex processing systems quickly and easily for unique sound design

  • Clearly see the layout of audio routings with our modular, node-based system
  • Use up to two instances of each node; use multiple pitch shifters, granular processors, spectral or convolution processes, or more in complex serial or parallel signal paths
  • Likewise, create systems and settings which are truly performable

kronos audio dehumanizer presetsJam-packed with inspiring presets and sounds to get you started

  • Our factory library ships with over 100 thrilling presets and 133 high-quality animal recordings, including Tigers, Leopards, Pigs, Parrots and more
  • Jump straight into creature design or use these to inspire your own settings
  • Finally, trigger sample sounds based on amplitude, pitch, or from a range of audio descriptors

kronos audio dehumaniser custom libraryAdditional Krotos Audio Dehumaniser II Plug-In features

  • Create dynamic effects that react to the input signal; create processing engaged by pitch or amplitude settings per node
  • Select between peak level, RMS level, energy difference, or pitch tracking to bring your signal to life
  • Midi control, assign and recall
  • Gate, EQ, and Limiters per module (including input and output)
  • Custom ‘drawer’ macro system per node
  • Uniquely, Envelope-follow based on pitch or noise content as well as amplitude, per module in your custom system

New Vocoder and Ring Modulator

With our latest update, Krotos brings state-of-the-art vocoding and ring modulation to the renowned Dehumaniser design toolkit. Perfect for futuristic and robotic effects, our vocoder provides 3 processing modes. To put it another way, these include classic vocoding, 6 carrier waveforms, plus attack and release control and built-in EQ to take your audio to space and back. On top of that, achieve expressive vocoding using the pitch tracking oscillator that follows and responds to the input pitch. With the ring modulator, explore and blend combinations of carrier waves. Not only that, use LFO modulation to create totally unique ring mod effects.

Dehumaniser 2 Overview

Check out all of the unique features Dehumaniser 2 has to offer, including our new modules, sound libraries, and tips on how to get the best sound design for your next creature.

Using Dehumaniser 2 for Vocal Production

Not only is Dehumaniser a flexible and powerful tool for processing monster, creature, robot and other types of voiceover effects, it can also be used for vocal production!

Download the presets used in this video at the following link:  https://bit.ly/2URPPiK


  • Mac Intel computer with a minimum of 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • OS X 10.8 or later
  • OS X 10.15 (Catalina) currently not yet supported.


  • 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • Windows 7 or above

Other Information

  • This software is a digital download
  • Formats (32-bit and 64-bit): AAX Native/AudioSuite, VST, AU
  • Minimum sample rate: 44.1 kHz
  • Maximum sample rate: 192 kHz
  • An internet connection is required at the time of activation
  • Screen resolution of 1280×1024 or higher
  • An iLok account (available for free at ilok.com) is required to activate and use both the demo and full version of the software
  • Dehumaniser 2 can only be activated on one computer at a time
  • An iLok 2 or later is required for dongle use
  • Supported host applications: Pro Tools (10.3.5 or later), Logic Pro X, Nuendo, Live, Cubase, Reaper
  • Sign up for your free iLok account here

Supported host applications:

  • Pro Tools (10.3.5 or later), Logic Pro X, Nuendo, Live, Cubase, Digital Performer, Reaper and other VST/AU supporting hosts

Included Modules

  • Pitch Shifter
  • Delay Pitch Shifting
  • Granular
  • Noise Generator
  • Scrubbing Convolution
  • Flanger / Chorus
  • Ring Modulation
  • Spectral Shifting
  • Sample Trigger
  • Vocoder


What’s new in version 1.3.1

The Dehumaniser 2 v1.3.1 update also includes performance and stability improvements, as well as DAW and OS X Catalina support.

What’s New?

  • 10 new dialogue presets including ‘Speaker’ and ‘Transparent’ categories
  • 14 new music presets for processing lead and backing vocals in your tracks
  • 19 new artists presets from sound designers Damjan Mravunac and Tyler Hoffman

What’s Updated?

  • Various fixes to increase the stability of the plugin
  • Various fixes to session recall
  • Settings.dat file added by default for all OS X users
  • Improved touch automation support
  • Improved reset values for parameters
  • OS X Catalina support
  • Studio One support


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