LinPlug SaxLab 2 for Mac OSX Released

LinPlug has released the SaxLab 2 Saxophone Synthesizer for Mac OSX. The PC version has been available since late June of this year.

SaxLab uses a mixture of various synthesis techniques to obtain create a realistic sax sound.

The main features of SaxLab 2 are:

  • High-Quality Soundsets for bass, baritone, tenor, alto and soprano saxophone.
  • Monophonic with real sax behavior
  • Adjustable mix of the Air layer, the Keys layer and the main tonal layer
  • User-definable, velocity-sensitive amplitude envelope
  • Tonal characteristics of the instruments overall sound can be defined by the user
  • Real-time control of amplitude, brightness and the roaring of the sound.
  • Three modes of mono performance: Legato, Retrigger and Alternate
  • Separate control of Up/Down PitchBend and Scoop
  • Adjustable pitch, air and body frequency deviation per note
  • Envelope, LFO and MIDI-controlled vibrato and tremolo
  • Specialized Stereo Chorus and Stereo Reverb effects
  • Full Micro Tuning capability (loads TUN files)
  • MidiLearn available for every control
  • Sample accurate timing, full automation and settings are saved with the song

System Requirements:

  • Macintosh™: Mac OSX™ 10.3 or newer, 700 MHz or higher CPU, 512 Mb RAM
  • PC: Windows XP™ or newer, 700 MHz or higher CPU, 512 Mb RAM

The license fee is $199/€149 including a 38 page manual in English, French and German. The upgrade from SaxLab 1 and is $49/€39. A demo version is available.

4 thoughts on “LinPlug SaxLab 2 for Mac OSX Released

  1. Excellent. The only thing more annoying than saxophone is simulated saxophone.

    It does what?
    I stand corrected.

    The only thing more annoying than saxophone is simulated MICROTONAL saxophone.

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