Captain Beat is the VST drum machine from Captain Plugins. It’s fast, intuitive and easy to use.
Unique features like wave-form visualization and per-channel rhythm and sample substitution make it stand out from the drum machine crowd.
Hundreds of killer rhythms, hundreds of high-quality sounds. A workflow to suit every producer. Intense sound design capabilities. Compatible with any pad controller or MIDI keyboard, just as effective without.
You’ll wonder how you ever used another drum machine.Buy Captain Beat today
With all the features and more than the competition for a fraction of the price, it’s no wonder Captain Beat is loved by so many producers.
Drum machine sound effects should be tailored specifically for beats. That’s why we loaded Captain Beat with effects that give you precise control where you need it most.
Each one is carefully crafted to sound great with drums. Combine them with precision envelope controls for deep sound design power.
It couldn’t be easier to tap out, draw, or select rhythms. Captain Beat’s threefold drum machine workflow means you’ll make better beats, faster.
You can play in beats using a controller or your computer keyboard. Or, you can draw them in with Pencil mode. Then there’s the unique pattern banks. Load a full pattern across all 16 channels, or mix and match patterns on a per-channel basis. There’s a pattern for any genre and any style. Crafting dope beats has never been faster.
This is an evolutionary drum machine. Regular updates and an ever-expanding features list make Captain Beat an essential drum machine for serious producers.
You can save your own patterns and kits, plus we are teaming up with top producers in a range of genres to bring you an Expansion Pack series of essential patterns.
It’s the gift that keeps giving.
Available for Mac and Windows.Comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. Created by Mixed In Key.
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