Overview

Finally, a simple and safe drum replacement technology! The DrumXchanger uses SPL’s renowned Transient Designer technology for its drum sound recognition, making it the easiest and most precise drum replacement tool on the market today. DrumXchanger even faithfully recognizes the faintest ghost notes — regardless of their dynamic level.

To clearly understand the DrumXchanger’s true potential it is important to understand that it is not merely a sound replacer. It is, in fact, a powerful tool to optimize drums tracks. The processing possibilities available to improve and shape drum sounds reduce the need to replace them — thereby offering nearly limitless options for your drum mixes. In addition, the actual sound replacement can be done gradually (0 to 100 percent) in order to mix both the original and the sampled sounds. 

DrumXchanger comes with a complete library of 4 full drum kits (snares, bass drums, toms).

Dual Threshold Technology

Sound replacement technologies are usually based on level recognition, so you can only set the threshold for a given level. This results in softer sounds not being recognized and overall accurate recognition impossible.

The DrumXchanger allows you to set two different thresholds: a level threshold and a transient threshold. This results in highly accurate recognition of drum hits, and super simple drum replacement.

DrumXchanger includes two Transient Designers, one for the original and one for the sampled sound so you can swiftly and accurately recognize the sound you wish to replace and process the replacement sample. Truly powerful!

The DrumXchanger Editor (included) lets you create your own multi-samples - as much as three different sound variations with eight different dynamic levels. Snare and tom samples can also include rim shot sounds. 

During listening tests of this technology, a hardware developer remarked that SPL had “cracked the Analog Code!” and in the process, coined the name of SPL’s software product line.

Download the fully functional 14-day demo today to hear for yourself! (No dongle required!)

Features

  • Professionally recorded set samples included
  • Load sounds from commercial libraries
  • Create your own multi-samples
  • Ducking function for the original signal
  • Phase-accurate processing
  • Transient Designer on both the original and the sample audio
  • Dynamic control to adjust sample loudness
  • Real-time +/- one octave pitch sifting

Audio Examples

Customer Reviews

  • Xchange and make it better!

    ★★★★★
    by Blacksmith Studio
    I really like this plugin mainly because it helps you sculpt your drum sound in a natural way - I am currently using it so it helps me preserve the essence of a good recorded drum set. I took real… Read More
  • I wish the samples lined up better.

    ★★★☆☆
    by David Hollenbeck
    Been using this for a couple years on and off. I love that I can easily add my own one-shot samples, andd the tuning/attack/sustain options are really handy.
    However, no matter what I do… Read More
  • Too Intuitive!

    ★★★★★
    by Ben James
    Ideally I would love to record my live kit but it's far too small to get good consistency with my room. I saw Dave Pensado using the Slate sampler on his videos and thought: "man, if I could get a… Read More
  • DrumXchanger

    ★★★★★
    by MrB
    Yes,exist many tools in this direction, but DrumXchanger is very effective replacer for any kind of drum sound and very easy to manipulate.Thank you P.A.Team for great offers.
  • Súper útil

    ★★★★★
    by Mike Herrera
    Una herramienta súper útil, para re samplear o sumar algunos elementos y me parece rápido y práctico... Buenísimo, súper recomendado.

Specification

Supported Plugin Formats
AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, VST2, VST3

Supported Operating Systems
MacOS 10.9 through 10.14
Windows 7 through 10

Mac
Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

PC
Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM

Downloads

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