Robotizer rhythmic audio granulator

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Robotizer by Sinevibes is a rhythmic audio granulator. It does its thing by continuously recording small grains of audio and repeating them several times, then starting the round again and again. Each granulator round is triggered in a rhythmical fashion via a step sequencer which is tightly synchronized to the host transport. Robotizer's main parameters such as grain size and repeats count have wide adjustments and include intelligent new randomization and correlation features – all this goodness makes this seemingly simple plugin capable of producing "robotic" granular effects, complex strumming and gating, never-repeating stutter patterns – and much beyond. Robotizer is precisely controlled or completely chaotic and endlessly evolving – whatever you set it to do.


Robotizer's graphic interface features real-time waveform displays for dry input and granulator output, giving you a precise picture of how it operates. All elements are color-coded and feature subtle animations, not only aiding your workflow but also making it unusually fun and enjoyable - this is a Sinevibes product, after all.

Sound engine

  • Real-time audio granulator triggered via a transport-synchronized step sequencer.
  • Variable sequencer rate, swing and trigger probability.
  • Variable grain size & repeats with correlation feature.
  • Intelligent randomization algorithms with natural random number spread.
  • Variable hard-left and hard-right granulator pan randomization.

Graphic interface

  • Color-coded control elements with animated transitions between settings.
  • Fully hardware-accelerated rendering with support for Retina screen resolution.


  • Works with any application that supports Audio Unit effect plugins.
  • Supports OS X 10.6 or later running on 32 or 64 bit Intel Macs.
Update 1.0.1
– Fixed incorrect input audio handling in mono>mono and mono>stereo operation.
– Fixed sound distortion issue when adjusting dry/wet balance on certain system configurations.
– Fixed first granulator round sometimes skipped when starting playback in some hosts.
– Fixed rare crash when quitting Ableton Live with Robotizer UI open.
– Added ability to reset each slider to its default value via double click or command-click.
– Added new factory presets.

Audio examples

Three factory presets on a bassline from AudioRealism ABL3 plugin
Three factory presets on an electric guitar riff from Gibson Les Paul
Three factory presets on an electro drum break from Roland V-Synth
Three factory presets on a synth arpeggio from Novation Bass Station II