Polychrome Software Synthesizer
Pigments 3 is a state-of-the-art software instrument that gives you the power of every shade of synthesis. With colorful sound engines, effortless modulation, professional utilities, and studio-grade FX, explore an infinite spectrum of sound.
What’s new in Pigments 3
Pigments has evolved to be bigger, bolder, and more versatile than ever, blurring the lines between timbres and pushing sound design into vivid new territory.
Harmonic oscillator for expressive & beautiful additive synthesis
Third Utility engine to add depth & color to any sound
64 new wavetables for metallic, aggressive timbres
4 x new FX including Pitch Shift Delay & Flanger BL-20
Jup-8 V’s iconic resonant low pass filter
Enhanced filter & FX routing
New in-app tutorials
200 new preset sounds
An infinite spectrum of sound
Pigments 3 raises the bar for VST instruments, surpassing the capabilities of premium hardware synths and plugins alike, making your wildest sonic fantasy a full-color reality. Effortlessly build, animate, customize, and refine complex patches unlike anything you’ve ever heard.
Sound Engines – Combine any 2 out of 4 sound engines for your own custom timbres
Utility Engine – An extra oscillator & up to 2 layers of sampled noise for sonic depth
Dual filters – Choose any 2 out of 10 filter types, with advanced routing
Professional FX – Enjoy 18 stunning FX algorithms, from vintage to cutting-edge
Massive modulation – Modulate anything with anything, with a simple click-and-drag
Powerful sequencing – Sequence & arpeggiate with advanced randomization, scale quantization, and polyrhythms
Easy-to-use interface – Color-coded 3-panel design with real-time visual feedback
Preset library – 1200 presets, spanning every genre, crafted by elite sound designers and producers
Create any sound
Whatever sound you need, Pigments can take you there.
From bright nylon-like plucks to the fattest wavetable sounds, dark hip hop & trap bass to creeping film soundtrack ambience, Pigments is your blank sonic canvas. Combine any pair from a selection of 4 state-of-the-art sound engines, and layer them with deep sub bass and a sprinkling of sampled noise for instant access to every texture, timbre, and color.
Cutting-edge additive synthesis that lets you forge curious & tangible timbres from scratch, from plastic tubular resonance to evolving vowel-like swells – in vivid harmonic detail.
Animate, distort, or morph through over 160 wavetables, bringing a vast spectrum of breathy, glassy, and abrasive digital sounds. Perfect for everything from roof-raising bass music to hyperpop toplines.
Virtual analog engine
Energize your mix with coveted analog warmth and irresistible vintage charm, inspired by the greatest synths ever made, courtesy of our award-winning analog emulation technology.
Sample & granular engine
Browse hundreds of instrument samples and loops, import your own, and transform them into genre-defying granular patches. Warp, contort, stretch, and modulate samples down to the finest detail.
Used in conjunction with Pigments’ dual sound engines, the Utility engine lets you add an extra oscillator to the mix, complemented by 2 noise sample players, ensuring that your sound always has the depth and detail it deserves.
Any parameter tweak or expression is just a colorful click away. Shape, animate, and elevate your sound until it’s entirely your own with instant patch modulation, the best classic & modern filters, and stunning studio-grade FX.
Modulation is the beating heart of Pigments’ living sound. Instantly access dozens of modulation sources, from keyboard velocity to random generators, and assign them to any parameter with a single click – create your own complex patch in minutes.
Route your sound through dual filters, with 10 filter types to choose from – ranging from vintage synth VCF emulations to modern dance anthem high pass curves.
The ultimate final touch. Create your own unique chain of FX with twin insert buses and a send bus, and a curated selection of 18 classic, creative, or modern algorithms – from pitch shifting delay to an essential multiband compressor.