Apex Audio has released a free plugin, for Mac & Windows, Haa5.
Haa5 uses stereo delays to create what is known as the “precedence effect”, also known as the “Haas effect” after Helmut Haas, whose 1949 Ph.D. thesis first described this psycho-acoustic phenomenon. Continue reading
Sinevibes has introduced Zap, a ‘unique mini-synthesizer’ controlled by incoming audio.
It starts with an envelope follower that tracks the peak energy of the sound and then applies it onto the frequency of a monophonic oscillator. With three different oscillator waveform modes and features like envelope stepping, Zap can turn any sound source into dynamic synth sweeps, sub-basses, blips, chirps or glitches. Continue reading
Puremagnetik has released Frequencizer – a free fixer filter bank for Ableton Live + Max For Live. Continue reading
Developer Matthias Frick let us know that MIDI LE for Windows is now available as a beta. Continue reading
Elektron has released Unmechanical, a free sound library for the Analog Keys and Analog Four synthesizers. Continue reading
Developer Matthias Frick let us know that he’s updated his free MIDI LE app, based on Synthtopia reader feedback, to be backwards-compatible with iOS 7.
MIDI LE is a free app that lets you use MIDI over USB with CoreMIDI compatible iOS apps, without the need for a MIDI adapter.
Onn iOS 8, MIDI LE also lets you use MIDI over Bluetooth LE with CoreMIDI apps.
AudioKit is a new open source platform for audio synthesis, processing and analysis on iOS and OS X.
It’s evolved from the Csound computer language for audio. As CDM’s Peter Kirn notes, “what AudioKit is in effect is Csound as an audio engine, with Objective-C and Swift as the API.” Continue reading
VST Zone has introduced Eclipsis – a hybrid wavetable synthesizer with three oscillators, each with frequency and subtractive modulation.
Additional modulation is possible with 6 LFO, assignable through a modulation matrix with 9 sources and 39 modulation targets. Continue reading