Having been in the mindset that any sound can be “musical” for some time, the division between sound designer and composer appears arbitrary at best. Below is a list of software that can be used in both musical and so-called sound design contexts.
The Weaponizer by Krotos Audio, as the name implies, is the ultimate tool for designing sounds for video games or films where such sounds are needed. The Trash 2 by iZotope is the ultimate mangler that takes distortion and saturation to a new level of mayhem.
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