by Stone Voices
3.9 / 5     (17 votes)
Win32 Win64
PolyGAS (Polyphonic Granular Advanced Synthesizer) is based on a granular method of sound synthesis.
  • 32-part polyphony.
  • Support of files of samples in the WAV and AIFF formats, digit capacity of 8,16,24 and 32-bits / sample, mono / stereo. Files are supported only uncompressed by codecs.
  • The editor of the bending parameters of granular synthesis. 18 envelopes with the maximum quantity of nodes - 40 (in each envelope). Also there is a tab where it is possible to edit dependence of amplitude of the clicked key bending from a tonality. There is a possibility of synchronization of provisional regulations of nodes of envelopes with rate of composition in DAW.
  • Controlled randomization of parameters of granular synthesis.
  • Amplitude non-linear distortions, with a possibility of a type selection (a clipping, bit-crusher, etc.) - only 11 types.
  • The controlled universal filter allowing as manual installation of frequency of a cutoff (Cutoff) and a resonance (Reson), and by means of envelopes. There is a mode in case of which the frequency of a cutoff depends on a tonality of the clicked key. In the filter different types of filtering (LP, HP, BP, Comb The line of a time delay with modulation realizing effects of Delay and Flanger. There is a possibility of time synchronization of a time delay with rate of composition in DAW, and also the set modes of back coupling (Normal/CrossFeed) and the wave form of a modulating signal LFO (Sine/Triangle).
  • The reverberator creating high-quality spatial reverberation on Ambient Reverb Stone Voices technology.
  • The master the section including regulators of low and high frequencies, and also width of a stereobasis and the overall level.
  • The microtone setup using files of the VAZ/Anamark tuning format format (extension of *.tun and *.scl).
  • Tools for operation with banks and presets.
  • Support of MIDI controllers.
  • Detailed help manual.

Download presets for PolyGas HERE
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synthfreak Jul 08 2023
(2 / 5)
Jul 08 2023
I didnt manage to save a custom presets name. it's all a mess. So you cant have > 1 instances with different sounds. 64bit version crashed, 32 bit didnt. What makes this synth special is, that a custom sample of 1 sec can be looped endlessly without any cracks or dropouts, that nice.
mnrv-ovrf-year-c Jul 19 2022
Jul 19 2022
I'd donate to this developer. This although Marazmator is a bit hard to use. This plug-in is OK with the GUI but could be very CPU intensive especially if the user wants to import his/her sounds. Be careful modulating "Inferon" parameter. Must resist wanting to do "everything" with the envelopes because it's tedious. The separate program to build a bank is buggy, sometimes doesn't commit changes. This synth is great for ambient soundscapes or just weird-sounding tones, but for somebody who has a lot of microprocessing horsepower and some patience.
mnrv-overf-year-c Jul 20 2022
Jul 20 2022
The knob just below sample selection is "Interonset" not "Inferon" sorry about that. :/
Rafael Apr 15 2022
Apr 15 2022
Beware of this one. Amazing featureset, but unfortunately it's not very stable; even worse, it actually decided to break irreversibly on my rig, rendering all projects using it hostage, until I removed the plugin. Maybe you'd have more luck (hence why I didn't just drop a 0-star rating), but please beware. It is a great plugin when it works, though.
Cactus Studios Dec 17 2021
(1 / 5)
Dec 17 2021
YA same here, crashes Cakewalk. Possibly old codex? not W10 compatible?
John Burns Aug 01 2021
(0 / 5)
Aug 01 2021
Couldn't get it to work.
Vassilios Feb 05 2021
(5 / 5)
Feb 05 2021
Xantux Feb 02 2021
Feb 02 2021
Somehow I can't get it to work in S1 :( The Audio Driver always seems to get 'blocked'?
Vassilios Jan 05 2021
(5 / 5)
Jan 05 2021
Very Clear Mystic Atmospheric Pads Strings Sounds Fx´s etc..!! It sounds Very Good!
Kfir Sep 03 2020
(4 / 5)
Sep 03 2020
Beautiful sounds, thank you! for some reason - I can't record it. I mean, playing it sounds wonderful, but when i click record on my DAW (Live 10) - it crashes. Am i doing sthg wrong?
John Jan 02 2020
Jan 02 2020
А для Мак ОС будет версия ?
mauricy Mar 14 2019
(5 / 5)
Mar 14 2019
very gooooooooood
Andrei Jan 19 2019
(5 / 5)
Jan 19 2019
Very good synth for ambient or fx sound design. You can find more banks on the developer's site.
Darko Dec 02 2018
(5 / 5)
Dec 02 2018
Brilliant granular synth! Thanks a lot Stone Voices! <3
Sasso Palmieri Aug 10 2018
Aug 10 2018
Great synth but crashes in Cubase Pro 9.5 if you change presets. Cascade error windows.
SawSpeed Jul 24 2018
Jul 24 2018
Neat synth if you look for more sound banks check the stone voices website there are some
Francis COUSAERT Nov 22 2017
(4 / 5)
Nov 22 2017
Very gooood but not enough presets !
hyperborea Oct 05 2017
Oct 05 2017
Had version 2.0 in Reaper and everything was perfect, but install version 2.2 and started to fail. In some theme I used 2.0, now when I load it with version 2.2 gives error and the program hangs.
Monolectric May 30 2020
May 30 2020
In Reaper/Linux version 2.2 works fine
Aby mathew Sept 19 2017
(5 / 5)
Sept 19 2017
Great Sounds but need more presets :)
damientheroo Sept 08 2017
(5 / 5)
Sept 08 2017
Wonderful synthesizer! I love it. The sounds are phenomenal: great for pads and atmospheres.
Gravity Gas Aug 24 2017
(4 / 5)
Aug 24 2017
Sounds great, and it's fun to use. Now, if only it'd stOP MUTING MY PRESETS ONCE I SAVE THEM.
Ableton Lust Aug 23 2017
(2 / 5)
Aug 23 2017
Reverb Automation crashes in Ableton 9
Gerome Gardensocks Jul 13 2019
Jul 13 2019
Thanks! :)
Original Synth Aug 21 2017
(5 / 5)
Aug 21 2017
Excellent granular synth. Loads of nice presets, very pro sounding. Load in your own samples and mess around with the controls (particularly the distortion), makes some lovely, fat, original sounds. Thanks a lot Stone Voices!