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MacPOD/WinPOD 2.0.4

(for Windows XP and Vista; Mac OS 10.4-11 — High Sierra not supported.)

Select your platform: 

Mac OS: MacPOD

Windows: WinPOD Demo.msi


MacPOD/WinPOD reprises the original MacPOD, first released in 1998 (and recipient of a Bourges Festival  award).


Ultra-long time-stretching and freezing;

Pitch-shifting, independent of tempo;

32 voice real-time granulation of sampled sound creates expansive textures from speech sounds, sound objects or other recordings;

Auto-stretch preserves transients;

Equalizer and resonator section;

MacPOD is named in honour of the original POD GSAMX system developed by Barry Truax at Simon Fraser University.

© 2018 C. Rolfe.

Platform Requirements:

Mac OS X (10.4-10.11; High Sierra not supported.);


Windows XP or Vista. 

[1] If you have problems mounting the MacPOD.dmg disk image, you can download a plain zip file here:

Granular synthesis

MacPOD/WinPOD uses granular synthesis of audio files to generate a wide range of effects from time compression/expansion to richly varied spectral transformations. 

Version History

09.06.15 - Version 2.0 (Intel) release .

09.09.14 - Version 2.0.1 (Universal) release.

                  Extended MIDI Implementation.

                  Added support for recording to different word-sizes (16-bit, 24-bit, etc.)

09.09.22  - Version 2.0.2

                  Fixed bug loading 24-bit/96kHz files.

09.09.26 - Version 2.0.3

   Fixed registration on PPC.

                  Windows BETA release.

09.11.10  - Version 2.0.4

                   Windows stable release.

                   Added pitch shifting and pitch range.

                   Added pause function.

                   Added support for granulation of stereo files.

09.11.20  - Fixed auto-stretch on PPC (build 0004).