Weaponiser UI


Your Secret Sound Design Weapon

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Generate Infinite Sound Variations & Save Hours of Editing Time

Weaponiser is the powerful sound design sampler that allows you to design, customise, and perform a huge range of sound effects at high speed – all from within one plugin. Transform your sound design with limitless flexibility and fuel your creativity with Weaponiser!

Fully loaded SFX design in your DAW

Design your sound effects at lightning speed

Weaponiser is an inspiring audio layering solution that allows you to design, customise, and perform a huge range of sound effects – all within one plugin.

Layer, sequence & design with built-in assets

Choose from hundreds of presets, design with thousands of factory assets, or quickly import your own sounds. Layer up to 80 audio files using 4 powerful engines and 3 built in synthesisers to create a huge range of sound effects.

Full flexibility & endless variation

Customise and create endless variations to your sound effects every time they are triggered, and use MIDI to program or perform with speed and precision.

Weapons, Footsteps, Whooshes, Impacts… any sound at your fingertips

Choose from a diverse range of included sound library categories, easily accessible through the tag-driven browser via simple drag-and-drop. Import these into Weaponiser’s customised engines to design your components and layers with ease – Onset, Body, Thump and Tail. Weaponiser also includes a huge range of designed presets, straight out of the box to get you started immediately.

Weapon Sound Design

Real & Sci-Fi Weapons

Sci Fi Sound Design

Sci-Fi Sound Effects

Footstep Sound Design

Footsteps & Surfaces

Whooshes Sound Design

Whooshes & Transitions

“I must say that Weaponiser is my favourite Krotos tool for getting things done quickly without giving up creativity and quality. If you ever find yourself struggling over a tedious and repetitive sound editing task….. just Weaponise It!”

– Steven Avila (Sound Designer, Sony / Warner Brothers)
Future Man, Frozen Ground, Preacher, Stuck in Love, White Bird in a Blizzard

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Sync to picture with MIDI

Switch between presets whilst maintaining sync within your DAW, rather than adjust multiple tracks, groups or plugins. Use MIDI to trigger your engines and velocity sensitivity to program or perform precise variations to your design. Trigger the entire plugin, or individual engines via MIDI.

Sequence your timeline & fire away!

The timing and arrangement of the engines can be sequenced and offset by using the colour-coded built-in timeline. For precise micro-timings between engines, or variation between layers each time a sound is triggered.

Hit the Fire button to trigger, activate Burst mode to create automatic bursts from one-shot assets, or adjust the fire rate to match changes in footage.

Intuitive workflow

Easily import your own sounds with drag and a drop from the browser or your own library, or get started using hundreds of factory presets.

Multichannel output

Process each engine with your own plugins or output each layer to its own stereo track to prep of your design for mixing.

Paul Stoughton

“Weaponiser has become an integral part of my workflow for interactive weapon design. You can’t really preview how automatic weapon layers will stack at the proper fire rate without tedious editing in a DAW. With Weaponiser I’m able to drop in the layers and tweak as if I was in a game audio middleware program like Wwise, greatly tightening the iteration loop.”

– Paul Stoughton (Skywalker Sound / Penguin Grenade)
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, Mafia: Definitive Edition

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Trusted as the go-to sound design software

Weaponiser is used widely in movies, TV, and games. Here are some projects that use Weaponiser:

Experience the Power of Weaponiser in Action

Weaponiser is available to try for free with a 10 day trial. The demo features a smaller selection of presets and assets than the full version. Start your trial now and explore it’s potential in your own projects!

Start Saving Hours of Editing Time!

Pick the version that’s right for you.

Weaponiser comes in two versions: Basic lets you get started with a light selection of assets, and Fully Loaded offers an extensive range of included libraries covering Weapons, Footsteps, Magic, Trailers, Whooshes and User Interface sounds.

Weaponiser Basic

Ideal for the starter sound designers, or for working under a tight budget

Light selection of weapons, whooshes, footsteps, magic, UI and Trailers assets

1,385 Samples

515 Weapon Samples

160 Presets

1.88 GB of Assets

Tag-driven browser

inc. VAT

You save $119.40 (50%)

Weaponiser Fully Loaded

For the professional sound designer looking for the ultimate layering solution

Full collection of weapons, whooshes, footsteps, magic, UI and Trailers assets

6,737 Samples

1,595 Weapon Samples

561 Presets

8 GB of Assets

Tag-driven browser

Presets from leading sound designers

inc. VAT

You save $359.40 (50%)

Already own Weaponiser Basic? Upgrade to Fully Loaded Now.

If you have already purchased Weaponiser Basic, you can upgrade to Weaponiser Fully Loaded at a discounted price.

inc. VAT

You save $240.00 (50%)


Technical Specifications

System Requirements

  • Mac Intel computer with a minimum of 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • OS X 10.13 or later
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • Windows 10 64-bit or above

Other Information

  • Hard Disk Space: 1.88GB (Basic), 8GB (Fully Loaded)
  • This software is a digital download
  • Formats (64-bit only): AAX Native/AudioSuite, VST, AU
  • Minimum sample rate: 44.1 kHz
  • Maximum sample rate: 192 kHz
  • An internet connection is required at the time of activation
  • Screen resolution of 1280×1024 or higher
  • An iLok account (available for free at ilok.com) is required to activate and use both the demo and full version of the software
  • Weaponiser can only be activated on one computer at a time
  • An iLok 2 or later is required for dongle use
  • Supported host applications: Pro Tools (11 or later), Logic Pro X, Nuendo, Live, Cubase, Reaper, StudioOne

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“I love being able to layer my own gun sounds and have them constantly switch and rotate through every time I hit the fire button in Weaponiser. No two gun shots sound the same and it quickly gives me a dynamic battle happening in a matter of seconds. “

– James David Redding III, (Sound Designer / Re-Recording Mixer)
JDR3 Productions

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