Bring back the digital hardware of times past

Bitcrush simulates the audio being played back using a low quality sampler with limited sample rate and bit depth. It can be used to create distorting effects that sound like that of scraping analog radio, or inherently lo-fi sound sources, like old video games.


  • Rate display
    Down sample the signal to a minimum of 200 Hz
  • Bits knob
    Quantize the amplitude of each sample of the signal—a lower value will result in a more distorted sound
  • ADC Q knob
    Quality of the analog-to-digital conversion—a lower value will add dissonant aliasing in the low frequencies
  • DAC Q knob
    Quality of the digital-to-analog conversion—a lower value will add dissonant aliasing in the high frequencies
  • Dither knob
    Adds noise to the signal in order to reduce distortion caused by quantization
  • Mix knob
    The dry/wet mix of this effect—a lower value will let some of the unmodified signal through

System requirements

Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.10.x and later
Pro Tools Pro Tools 10.x and later
Copy Protection Serial numbers



This product is tested by the Seller for support of current versions of the indicated Avid products and operating systems. For compatibility questions related to older systems, please contact the Seller.

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