Sound Design with a Difference
Discover new musical possibilities with CDP, a mature and wide-ranging suite of sound-manipulation programs.
CDP has hundreds of processes covering nearly every aspect of creative sound design.
CDP's emphasis is on transforming existing sounds to create new ones in the tradition of musique concrète: READ MORE.
CDP is free software, running on MacOS™, Windows™ and Linux™ and released under the GNU Lesser General Public License.
New! CDP Release 8
CDP is proud to announce its 8th software release the first major upgrade since 2014.
Release 8 adds to the CDP's toolset especially in the treatment of formants, wavecycle distortion, segmentation and repetition:
- Around 80 new processes, including:
New waveset distortion processes
New multichannel processes, including special tools targeting 8-channel and 16-channel arrays
New PVOC processes, including extensive manipulation of formants
New vocal processing tools, including many new ways to chop and repeat segments
New synthesis and waveform generation tools
Many small improvements, extensions and bug fixes
Some special Wishart "experimental" and "scientific" processes
See full list: New Additions
- CDP documentation: fully revised for Release 8
- GUI programs updated:
Support for Release 8 in Soundshaper and SoundLoom interfaces
Viewsf, Grainmill and BrkEdit now support 24-bit files
Grainmill re-implemented in floating point throughout
- PVOCEX analysis file support (.pvx, as standard in Csound)
supported in SoundLoom (latest version 17.0.4E - "soundloomE")
.pvx files supported in PVPLAY (including stereo .pvx files), DIRSF
- Scripting: Tabula Vigilans (TV), our versatile scripting language, now runs CDP processes as well as MIDI, with full control of parameter values.
Download CDP 8
See the DOWNLOAD page for the the latest CDP Release 8 for MacOS™ and Windows™.
Also see our GitHub page for sources.