Daniel Gergely has released version 1.0 of Emergence, a granular effect plugin for macOS and Windows.


  • 4 grain generation streams with independent parameters.
  • Modulation system with many modulation sources:
  • LFOs, Macros, Audio Input/Output and parameter randomization.
  • High quality grain pitch transposition (+/- 24 semitones).
  • ADSR controls for shaping grain envelopes.
  • Synchronize time based parameters to host tempo/beat.
  • Built-in preset manager.
  • Up to 600 grains (depending on your CPU).
  • Freeze buffer contents.
  • Built-in help (hover over controls and see text at the bottom).
  • Resizable UI.
  • Collapsible UI sections to save screen space.
  • Available in VST3 (windows and mac) and AU (mac only) formats.
  • Native support for ARM and Intel Macs.

Price: $20 at daniel-gergely.itch.io/emergence1 (The original KVR Developer Challenge 2021 entry, v0.3.2, remains free at daniel-gergely.itch.io/emergence).