What is it?
Grain Crusher is a Max for Live device which performs “Extreme Grain Manipulation”. It is essentially a noise and glitch FSU audio effect: you can get a lot of strange and unique sounds from its 3 processing modules: the Delay Modulator, the Frequency Mangler and the External Loop.
What kind of plug-in is it?
It is a Max for Live device. It runs in Ableton Live 8 or 9 with Max for Live (both Max 5 and 6 are OK). Please note that you need both Ableton Live and Max for Live to use this device.
Is it Mac/Windows compatible?
Yes, it is compatible with both Mac and Windows (provided you have Ableton Live 8/9 and Max for Live installed on your computer).
How do I install it?
Simply drag the .amxd file on your live browser, into the “Audio Effects/Max Audio Effect” folder.
Here is a video of the device: