Krotos Audio Announces Weaponiser: The Ultimate Weapon Sound Design Solution


Edinburgh, Scotland — Krotos Audio, the company behind the innovative Dehumaniser and Reformer product range, are pleased to announce the release of our latest product – Weaponiser.

Weapon sounds are some of the most commonly used sound effects in AAA games and major Hollywood films. However, authentic weapon sounds can be one of the most challenging categories of sound effects to capture or create.

Weaponiser is the only all-in-one solution for weapon sound design; providing a powerful and efficient workflow, a comprehensive library of professionally recorded weapons, carefully designed presets with high-end, real-time synthesis and unparalleled sound quality – making it the ultimate ‘go to’ tool-kit for creating dynamic assets.

Bullet Proof Sound Design

Available in two versions as a VST/AU/AAX plugin:

Weaponiser Basic – offering a total of 952 assets, 515 edited Weapon recordings, 4 weapons, 389 Sweeteners and 19 IRs and 90 presets
Weaponiser Fully Loaded – offering a total of 2,288 assets, 1594 edited Weapon recordings, 13 Weapons, 692 Sweeteners and 39 IRs and 135 presets

Weaponiser also contains a collection of UI sounds, voices and drum sounds for beatmakers.

Overview of Weaponiser

Comprehensive library of professionally recorded real-world Shotguns, Rifles, Machine Guns, Assault rifles, Pistols and weapon Foley. Combine with Sweeteners and IRs, easily accessible via our tag-driven browser via simple drag and drop and available in a variety of different mic positioning’s.

Huge range of designed presets for all weapons types, sci-Fi, bullet effects, drums and UI

Customized engines to design constituent elements and layers of shots with ease – Onset, Body, Thump and Tail.

Edit and randomize Envelope or Knob Speed and Level for each bank, activate the Synth button to synthesize and process with FM or AM synthesis, choose from a selection of Carriers and Modulators, Pitch, Duration, Gain and edit Amplitude and Amount Envelopes.

Use MIDI to trigger your engines and velocity sensitivity to program or perform precise variations.

Utilise our FX panel and use EQ, Compression, Limiting, Saturation, Ring Modulation, Flanging, Transient Shaping and Noise Gatingto amp-up your weapons for that hyper-real sound: Subtly tweak or totally destroy!

Chain your FX to effortlessly build up complex signal flows.

Sequence or offset your sounds to a built-in timeline, allowing for more precise micro-timings between engines.

Hit the Fire button to audition, activate Burst mode to create automatic weapons from single shot assets, adjust the Fire Rate for creating different loop speeds or press the Drunk button to randomize your timeline sequences, making each shot sound subtly different.

Easily combine Weaponiser with your existing workflow, or process individual engine outputs and your favourite plugins with ease.

Break out your weapon elements onto a mixer for intuitive tweaking and dynamic mixing, and quickly render layers for easy export to in-game engines or your DAW.

Watch this video to see how Weaponiser can help in game audio, post production and music.

User Comments

Mark Kilborn – Sound Designer (Call of Duty, Modern Warfare Remastered, Black Ops 3 and COD WWII)

‘Weaponiser is an extremely cool plugin! I’ve wanted a plugin like this for a while, a clean interface for building guns with a faster interface than doing it all manually on separate DAW tracks’

Bryan Celano – Sound Designer (Destiny 2, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Gears Of War 3 and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker)

‘If you need to create an exotic gun, this plug-in will help you create it! The Krotos libraries are clean and powerful. Plus having the ability to load your own sounds gives you endless possibilities!  (Don’t let the name Weaponiser limit you to using this plug-in to only create weapons!)’

Trials, Downloads and Purchasing 

A 10-day free trial license (iLok-based) for Weaponiser can be obtained HERE along with links to purchase full licenses (iLok-based) of WeaponiserBasic and Fully Loaded, online manuals, demos and tutorial videos.  Trade-ins from Weaponiser Basic to Fully Loaded are also available.

Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of Weaponiser Basic is:

  • $399                     for North America
  • £259 (ex VAT)     for UK and the rest of the world
  • €337 (ex VAT)     for Europe

Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of Weaponiser Fully Loaded is:

  • $599                     for North America
  • £379 (ex VAT)     for UK and the rest of the world
  • €494 (ex VAT)     for Europe

30% OFF above prices available from 15th to 28 February 2018. 

Weaponiser Basic

  • $279                     for North America
  • £181 (ex VAT)     for UK and the rest of the world
  • €236 (ex VAT)     for Europe

Weaponiser Fully Loaded

  • $419                     for North America
  • £265 (ex VAT)     for UK and the rest of the world
  • €346 (ex VAT)     for Europe

Product information HERE


(NOTE: Product pricing, features, specifications, system requirements, and availability are subject to change without notice.)

About Krotos Audio
Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Krotos develops innovative technologies that fundamentally advance the art of sound design. Featured in blockbusters like Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Jungle Book, Far Cry 4 and Doom, Krotos’ Dehumaniser has wowed Hollywood and the video game industry by making it possible for actors to perform otherworldly creature voices.

Dehumaniser Live, the middleware plugin for interactive media, made its debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in The Life of Us, a VR experience from Within. Reformer, Krotos’ latest innovation, makes it possible for sound designers to perform a library of sound effects with their voice or any other audio input. Paula Fairfield, sound designer on Game of Thrones called Reformer “insanely awesome”.

Weaponiser is a registered trademark of Krotos Limited.


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