Sapling is a freeware standalone sound-mangling application for Mac OS X built with Max/MSP. It was designed with both live use and studio work in mind. Sapling is a program for remixing up to four audio files, and can offer some very interesting and unexpected results by utilizing several realtime randomization features.
â€¢ control loop start time, size, and playback speed of four audio files
â€¢ drag and drop a folder of sound files for quick access to custom libraries of sounds
â€¢ randomizing of various parameters for unexpected results
â€¢ built-in stereo reverb and filtering effects
â€¢ record output to disk for further processing or conversion to other file formats
â€¢ store your favorite presets quickly and easily
â€¢ cpu monitor gives you realtime feedback concerning Saplingâ€™s tax on your machine
â€¢ independent effects sends for each file and panning/balance control
â€¢ freeware (but donations welcome)
â€¢ On/off toggles for each individual file, with hotkeys
â€¢ Ability to save and load presets to and from disk
â€¢ Access to I/O settings (Note: this feature was added to fulfill user requests. It has had minimal testing by the beta team, but all reports were positive).