Our mission is to improve the way sound is designed and performed
We are the company behind the award-winning Dehumaniser, Reformer, Weaponiser ,Igniter and Concept product range: software that allows you to perform and customise sound easily, saving you hours of editing time and allowing you to focus on creativity while injecting more fun into the process.
Our software has become industry-standard across audio post-production and games, with credits in a growing list of major Hollywood and AAA game titles from Stranger Things, Game of Thrones, the Lion King, Avengers, Captain Marvel, Star Trek, and many more.
This innovative Krotos vocal processing product line has evolved into the industry-standard Dehumaniser 2. A favourite across audio post-production and games industries, Dehumaniser 2 has been responsible for creature effects in a growing list of major Hollywood and AAA game titles from Stranger Things, Avengers, Captain Marvel, Star Trek and so many more.
“Dehumaniser is an incredible tool for creating unique and varied vocal sound design treatments. From animals to alien effects, it is simple to use and easily tailored”
Lora Hirschberg (Oscar Winner / Re-recording Mixer) Avengers, Inception, Lord of the RingsLearn More
The release of Reformer then made it possible for audio professionals to perform a library of sound effects in real-time. Paula Fairfield, sound designer on Game of Thrones said Reformer is “insanely awesome”, and told Vanity Fair that when designing dragons, “she wasn’t sure how she would have done all this if Reformer hadn’t been released.”
Fuelled by accolades from its growing customer base, Krotos then acquired funding from games industry luminary Leslie Benzies, assembling a world-class team.
“Instantly, Reformer is a brand new approach and a very creatively inspired tool. I love that I can try out a bunch of new things without having to manually dig up and place sweetener material. Now, THAT’s new! Cool and useful results are easy and fast to come by. It’s an inspiration maker!”
David Farmer (Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy – The Hobbit Trilogy – King Kong – Ant-man – ValerianLearn More
The start of 2018 marked the release of Weaponiser, offering audio professionals the ability to import, customise and layer weapon sounds more easily, efficiently and creatively – all from within one plug-in.
“If you ever find yourself struggling over a tedious and repetitive sound editing task, just Weaponise It!”
Steven Avila (Sound Designer) Frozen Ground, Feast, Stuck in Love, PreacherLearn More
In 2019, Krotos launched Igniter, a specialised vehicle sound design plugin that revolutionises the vehicle sound design process. Igniter was quickly dubbed ‘the new industry standard’ for creating any real-world or sci-fi vehicle and engine sound effects.
“Igniter is a game changer! I’ve been waiting for something like this for years!”
Joseph Fraioli (Sound Designer/Supervisor, Foley artist, Field Recordist) Tenet, Kin, Dirty Lies, RefugeLearn More
NAMM 2020 saw the introduction of Krotos’ first venture into the wider music-market with Concept, an intuitive and creative soft-synth with a focus on intuitive and creative patch-making processes and modulation. Concept was awarded ‘Best Plugin of NAMM 2020’ by SonicState, and was featured at the top of the MusicTech Best Software at NAMM list.
“It’s powerful stuff, opening up a world of rhythmic & tonal control.”
Join our team in Edinburgh and help reshape the audio industry.
At Krotos, you’ll work with exceptionally talented people who love audio technology as much as you do.
Krotos is looking for an experienced director of marketing to take the company to the next level. Our ideal candidate will have metrics driven marketing mind with an eye for creativity responsible for developing marketing campaigns while managing and inspiring a team.Learn More
We are looking for an experienced Technical Director, to be an integral part of the development of the company, and to guide its technical direction into the future.Learn More
Digital Marketing Manager
We are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels.Learn More
This position involves producing highly quality, modern C++ code, working as part of a growing development team, and facilitating the efficient production of audio software.Learn More