Pigments is a softsynth VST with the power to create any sound, from the best mix-ready modern presets to deep custom sound design. Explore every shade of synthesis and make your wildest sonic fantasy a full-color reality, whatever your style.
The fastest way tothe sound in your head
Quickly craft the ultra-fat, hard-hitting, soul-stirring sounds you need with a software synthesizer that’s powerful, versatile, and easy to use.
Simple to use
Pigments deconstructs synthesis and sound design, making it easier than ever to explore the infinite spectrum of sound. Color-coded, single-click modulation, packed with curated presets, immediately expressive macros - all instantly gratifying to use.
Complete sound design solution
A no-nonsense sound design experience that lets you create any sound from scratch in seconds, or deep dive when you need to. Pigments unites voices, filters, modulation, sequencing, and FX in a slick end-to-end solution for your production.
Built for modern sound creation
A software instrument for hip hop, trap, bass, EDM, lo-fi, cinematic music and beyond. Whatever your style, Pigments’ preset library, precise features, and inviting workflow are tailor-made for modern production.
Make it your own
Enjoy a softsynth workflow that can be customized to suit your setup, so you can focus on your sound; change Pigments’ appearance, opt for the simplified Play Mode, shake up your audio routing, curate custom preset playlists, and more.
What’s new in Pigments 4?
Take a step back and enjoy a simplified overview of your entire sound, with stripped-back modules and hands-on macros.
New looks for your setup
A refreshed graphical interface and a higher-contrast Light Mode makes Pigments easier to navigate than ever.
The best sound design workflow yet
Quick drag-and-drop modulation editing, LFO waveform presets, ODDSound MTS-ESP microtuning compatibility, and more.
Wavetable engine ring mod and PWM, extra Harmonic engine phase options, and streamlined Unison controls.
New effects & filters
Introducing the MS-20 Filter, Shimmer Reverb, Super Unison, and improvements to a number of existing effects & filters.
Fresh sound exploration
Discover a huge selection of new factory presets, wavetables, samples, and noise types.
The best sounds formodern music production
EDM production? Covered. Drill beatmaking? No sweat. Generative ambient? Sorted. Hear the sounds that Pigments can bring to your projects.
Complex synthesismade easy
A sound designer’s dream, a producer’s workhorse, a musician’s playground. With everything only ever a click away, Pigments takes the intricate details of sound creation and makes them instantly accessible, enjoyable, and yours to explore.
Multiple synthesis types
Pigments puts you in control of 4 powerful sound engine types: Wavetable, Virtual analog, Sample & Granular, and Harmonic. Combine any pairing of these engines with an additional Utility oscillator and sampled noise for a near-infinite synthesis palette.
Modulation & sound shaping
Unleash, mutate, and elevate your sound until it’s entirely your own with instant drag-and-drop modulation. Nothing is off-limits when it comes to altering your patches, with dozens of sources and almost infinite destination combinations, yours to command with a single click.
Musical sequencing & arpeggiation
Pigments doesn’t just make amazing synth sounds - it makes music. Weave beautiful melodies, create evolving stepped modulations, and animate your whole sound with a simple yet powerful sequencing and arpeggiation engine that keeps your sound moving.
Color your sound
Add the finishing touches or send your patches into sonic orbit with a vast yet accessible array of filtering and FX options. Combine or collide dual filters with a selection of classic & modern modes, and sprinkle endless color into any sound with studio-grade FX, from Shimmer Reverb to Bitcrusher.
Get totally lost in your sound without ever losing your focus using Pigments’ clean-cut layout options. Oversee your voices and modulation with the Synth tab, switch to Play Mode to keep it simple, or opt for Light Mode for a higher-contrast look.
Flexible audio routing
Choose how Pigments’ voices, modulations, filters, and FX respond to each other with complete control over its audio routing. Direct different engines into different filters, swap series for parallel, or find your own combo for uniquely experimental audio manipulation.