New Sonic Arts has released version 1.503 of Granite, the granular texture generator instrument for Windows and Mac.

Granite’s unique sound engine melds a state-of-the-art granular processor, an innovative modulation system and a range of grain-level FX, resulting in a degree of musicality not achieved before with granular synthesis.

Changes in Granite v1.503

  • New Features:
    • New LP and HP Filter modes.
    • New Browser Audition Volume.
    • New look for Setup dialog.
    • Demo mode now supports saving presets.
  • Improvements:
    • Increased CPU efficiency for parameter modulation recordings.
    • Browser: Drive names now displayed.
    • Browser: Hidden files no longer shown.
    • Browser and assignment manager now support Page Up and Page Down keys.
    • Sample Play position is reset when loading presets.
    • Various other small misc improvement and graphical enhancements.
  • Note: Due to file-format changes, Granite 1.5 requires re-activation on first start.

Granite for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available to purchase for 39 EUR as part of New Sonic Arts’ Holiday Sale until December 31st, 2013 (regular 70 EUR).

More information: New Sonic Arts / Granite