Krotos has announced the release of Igniter, a virtual instrument for complex vehicle sound design.

Krotos Igniter

Igniter aims to set a new industry standard for creating any real-world or sci-fi vehicle and engine sound effects with ease.

Whether you work in audio post or game audio, Igniter enables you to design, perform and automate any complex vehicle behaviour directly in your DAW – from sports cars, motorbikes, planes, helicopters, spacecraft and other engine sounds to moving ambiences, textures, Foley or whatever sparks your imagination.

Igniter is the only solution of its kind to come jam-packed with over 20 performable vehicles and 614 audio assets from vehicles including Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche, Tesla, Harley Davidson, Huey UH-1H, Agusta Westland 119x, CH-47D Chinook, Bombardier Challenger, Cessna 560XL, skids, sweeteners and much more. Recordings come from Watson Wu, The Recordist, Sounding Sweet, George Vlad, Echo Peak and Flysound.

Igniter for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for $599 USD / 529 EUR / £449 GBP.

For vehicle fanatics, Igniter Full Tank comes with 75GB of additional library content including onboard recordings, ramps and static rev bands, Foley sounds, skids, slides and more. Igniter Full Tank is $999 USD / 882 EUR / £775 GBP.

Prices ex. VAT where applicable.

More information: Krotos