Sample Editor


This tool makes it easy to slice a sample from within the pattern editor. Use it to remix and re-arrange existing (rendered) songs, or to extract snippets.


This tool works by slicing a sample into smaller segments when the signal is crossing the zero threshold (also known as a 'zero crossing').

Use it to create raw wavetable materials, or generate microtonal harmonics from pretty much any type of sound.
Instructions are provided with the tool (click the 'Help' button)

Chop Sample

Chop a sample into equal slices.

Run it from the right-click menu in the Sample Editor or bind it to a keyboard shortcut: Sample Editor --> Slices --> Chop Sample

Update 0.2: Compatible with Renoise 3.1

Batch Adjust Bit Depth

Adjust the bit depth of all samples in the current instrument to 8, 16, 24 or 32 bits. Useful for shrinking song file size or when preparing to export sample packs as 16- or 24-bit.

Optionally, only change samples whose bit depths are currently higher -- i.e., don't upsample. This avoids increasing file size when some samples in the instrument are already smaller (e.g. 8-bit).

Slice N Exact

An automated way to create evenly spaced markers. Very simple tool, small improvements to be made on short term. As of now, works via keyboard shortcut only (in the preferences Keys section search for "Slice 'n' Exact"). Works on an entire sample.


Adds custom volume slopes / boosts

Mash Up

Enables ways to "Mash Up" samples like potatoes. Mash up can autochop a sample to pieces and refile them to a new sample in a style honouring Picasso. Using the "Slow down" and "Speed up" shortcuts, it can also generate certain 'skipping' sped up and 'doubling' slown down sounds. It also can make random beat hit series out of a sliced loop.


Easily create evenly spaced slices from the sample selection or entered values

Midi Zoom Select

Gives the possibility to position left/right zoom, selection, and loop markers with midi control. Selection and Loop are computed relative to the current zoom.


A tool that gives excellent opportunity to experiment making your own chiptunes. Now fully keyboard operated since v2.2.
Since the version numbering on this page does not play nice, the most recent version can be found on my dedicated tools page at .
how it works in a nutshell:


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