Free Download – Native Instruments Stems Creator


Native Instruments has released Stem Creator, previously available as a beta release, as a free download for Mac & Windows.

Stem files use the .mp4 container format to store the four individual stems of a track within a single file. Using the file extension .stem.mp4, this single file can be managed just like an mp3 file.

Here’s a video intro to the format: Continue reading

Free Voice Synthesis Plugin, Alter/Ego


Plogue has released Alter/Ego a free vocal synthesis plugin, for Mac & Windows, that is tailored for musical needs.

To use, type in your lyrics, and then play on your MIDI keyboard. It’s a true synthesizer, the sound can be extensively modified for easy and expressive performances.

Daisy is the first voice bank available and is free. Additional voice banks are planned. Continue reading

Native Instruments Releases Stem Creator Tool As A Free Beta


Native Instruments has released Stem Creator, a free application for creating STEMS formatted audio files, as a beta download.

STEMS is an open file format that lets you distribute tracks that incorporate a full mix, plus four stem tracks – such as drums, bass, keys and vocals. Each of the four stem tracks can be individually mixed, allowing for more performance options and making it easier to create new mixes, mashups, instrumentals, a cappellas and more.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading