the new crossroads of:
composition and free improvisation
inspiration and innovation
live performance and your sound library
chaos and control

Kenaxis shows that you have real experience as a performer, something often lacking in other software.”
Keith Rowe, a godfather of electroacoustic improvisation (England)

From the concert hall to avant-garde performance spaces, whether you’re filling a stadium or a CD, Kenaxis can handle your vision.


  • Powerful Tools: 6 loop players each with a 12 band parametric EQ, granular synthesis, FFT phase vocoder, random file players, analog synthesis, pitch modulation, convolution, 30 second delay with automated filters, and VST support
  • Intuitive Interface: clear, compact display of all parameters at once: monitor and manipulate every aspect of your performance
  • Complete Control: keyboard & mouse, OSC (Open Sound Control), MIDI, USB Joystick, Wacom Tablet, or use built-in random generators or oscillators
  • Easy to Learn: built-in help system, comprehensive manual, and video tutorials
  • All Sources: your audio library, live real-time captures, synthesized sounds
  • Tested and Honed for: live looping, film scores, theatre, DJing, free improvisation, soundscaping, glitch, ambient, noise, electro-acoustic works, much more

Demonstration Videos (Quicktime required)

  1. basic operation
  2. glitch
  3. ambient granulation
  4. random madness

System Requirements:

  • 1 GHz G4, 1GB of RAM or Any G5 or Intel Macintosh
  • Pentium 4 with 1GB of RAM or better for Windows.
  • Full software documentation (4.6MB pdf)


Kenaxis $49

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Kenaxis Bundle $59 (includes Kenaxis, Kenaxis Surround and Kenaxis Visualizer)

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Or download free full-function* trial versions today!

*Trial versions are fully functional except ability to save audio to hard drive.

Purchase includes licenses for 2 computers (any combo of Mac or PC) and additional licenses for any reasonable requests such as owning a new computer.