Thump is a unique audio processor that allows you to synthesize low frequency audio to add low end to a track or generate another sound entirely.

Already familiar with Thump? Learn how v4 is different.

Thump looks at the pitch and dynamics of its audio input and uses this information to control its oscillators. You can add low end to drums, augment a bass or even create synthetic drones.

Thump is ideal for beefing up a kick drum, add low end to percussive tracks, re-create classic drum synth sounds, and more.

You can use Thump's envelope driven, percussive sub-harmonic synth for the following things (among others):

The best part? Thump is FREE!

Key Features

  • Two independent envelope driven oscillators
  • Complete control over both pitch and amplitude envelopes
  • Wet/Dry control for mixing synthesized sound with the source
  • Detailed metering
  • A dozen presets included to get you started
  • Adjustable UI size / Disclosable Graphs
  • MH Preset Manager - Provides cross-platform presets
  • Cross Platform - Mac AU, Mac/Win VST + VST3 & Mac/Win Pro Tools AAX (Native)
  • Free!

MH Thump Intro Video

Note: Thump generates LOW frequencies -- listen on monitors or headphones to hear the effects. Computer speakers are not going let you hear what you can do with Thump...

Pro Tools Expert Show And Tell Review Of Metric Halo Thump

Russ Hughes of Pro Tools Expert runs down the features and uses of Thump. Check out the video to get some ideas of what you can do with Thump.

Tech Specs

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.10 or newer. Intel Processor or Apple Silicon. AU, VST 2 & 3 or AAX (Pro Tools 11 & newer Native) host. 64 bit.
  • Windows 7 or newer. Intel Processor. VST or AAX (Pro Tools 10, 11 & 12 & Native) host. 64 bit.

Licensing Requirements

  • None! It’s Free.

Documentation [PDF]

Differences between v3 and v4

MH Thump v4 features:

All v4 plugins now feature: