Free Download – Softube’s Saturation Knob

softube-saturationSoftube has released Saturation Knob as a free download.

Saturation Knob can be used in any VST, Audio Units or AAX host—and also as a Rack Extension in Propellerhead’s Reason—on both Mac and Windows platforms.

Saturation Knob has previously been available exclusively for Presonus Studio One and Pro Tools users,

For VST, AAX and Audio Units, Saturation Knob is part of the installer package, which includes all Softube plug-ins. Continue reading

Free Caustic Editor For Volca Sample Now Available For iOS

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Developer Rejean Poirier has released Caustic Editor For Volca Sample – a free waveform editor to import, load, record, edit and upload samples for use with the Korg Volca Sample.

Volca sample-specific features:

  • Upload to any of the 100 sample slots
  • Clear all samples
  • Restore factory samples
  • Monitor device memory

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Free Editor For Korg Volca Sample (Android, iOS, Mac & Windows)

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Rej Poirier of Single Cell Software has introduced Caustic Editor for Volca Sample – a free, multiplatform (Android, iOS, Mac & Windows) app that lets you import, load, record, edit and upload samples for the Korg Volca Sample.

“Korg were nice enough to open up their volca sample SDK to 3rd parties,” says Poirer, “so I took a few days to rip out Caustic’s WAV editor and turn it into a stand-alone, multi-platform tool.”

“It was taken from my Caustic 3.2 working branch,” he adds, “so it even has a few more functions than what’s in Caustic 3.1!” Continue reading

Fiddlewax Blue Now A Free Download

Developer Adam Kumpf let us know that Fiddlewax Blue – an iPad music instrument based on music theory – is now a free download.

Beginners can have fun by fiddling around with how notes, chords, and samples sound together. Over time, the hints on each key (note name, chord degree, chord type, etc.) become a powerful way to learn about music and compose phrases or songs. Continue reading

258 Free Patches For Albino 3

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Sound designer Adam Smith (Yemski) has released two patch libraries for Rob Papen/Linplug Albino 3, featuring 258 patches.

The patch libraries were formerly available commercially. Papen discontinued Albino 3 in 2012, so Smith is making the patch libraries available as free downloads.

Here’s an audio demo of the free patches: Continue reading

Korg AudioPocket Now Available

korg-audiopocketKorg today released AudioPocket – an audio sampler for iOS that’s designed for capturing samples for use with the recently announced Volca Sample.

The Volca Sample – the latest member of the Volca line – is a sample mangler, playback device & sequencer. To keep costs down, though, it doesn’t not have built-in sampling capabilities. Instead, samples are managed using the AudioPocket app.

It’s a free download.

There’s no word yet from Korg on whether AudioPocket will be available for other platforms, or whether it will be possible for third-party applications to load samples to the Volca Sample.

Here’s a video demo of AudioPocket: Continue reading