Sitala is a free drum plugin and standalone app.

Sitala's beauty is its simplicity: its six knobs allow you to quickly explore the sound space and dial in just the sound you had in mind.

16 Assignable Pads

Use our factory kits or your own sounds. Each sample is analyzed for dynamics and pitch, which makes the controls more intuitive and musical.

Drag and Drop Sound Management

Drop single samples or groups of samples onto Sitala's pads.

Page through the samples in a folder using Sitala's built in navigator or load samples by right clicking on a pad.


Adjust the attack, length and sustain of your sounds while the overall volume remains constant.


Make your sounds punchier with more sustain. Automatic gain makeup maintains the overall volume while chainging dynamics.


Pitch sounds up or down by up to one octave while showing you exactly where the current sound falls in the frequency spectrum.


Emphasizes the highs or lows in a sound. Accentuate or scoop the midrange to position the sound in the mix. Adapts based on the pitch content of each sound.

Volume / Pan

Adjust the sound's overall volume and place it either to the left or right in the stereo mix.

Editable MIDI Map

MIDI learn sets up triggers for each of Sitala's pads and mappings for each control value.

Default mappings are provided for chromatic pitches, white keys or General MIDI.

VST, AudioUnit and Standalone

Available in the two most popular plugin formats or as a standalone application.

As a plugin supports stereo output or one stereo output per pad (for 16 stereo outputs).


Please note, Sitala is still in beta and as such bugs are expected. Please contact us with any issues you encounter.

Version 1.0.0 Beta 1 (November 15, 2018)

Note on Linux packages: We may release packages for other Linux distributions in the future, but at present this package is only tested and intended to work for Ubuntu LTS. It is still considered experimental and has not been run through the same battery of tests as our macOS and Windows packages. Let us know if you have any problems and / or which distributions you'd like to see packages for in the future.

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