Developer Martin Lüders has released PG-8X v2.0, a free virtual analog synthesizer for OS X & Windows, inspired by the Roland JX-8P.
Native Instruments has released the Stems Software Developer Kit (SDK) – a free toolkit for software and hardware developers, designed to make it easy to develop apps that can work with the Stems audio format. Stems is an open file format that lets you individually mix four different musical elements in a track, such as drums, bass, keys… Read More Native Instruments Releases Free Stems Software Developer Kit
Desert Sound Studios has introduced two new free Max For Live plugins. The first is Drum Mapper, right, which lets users quickly remap incoming MIDI notes and save the new mappings as presets in Ableton. With this, in just a minute or two you can completely re-organize the layout of drum kit sounds on a keyboard… Read More Free Max For Live MIDI Plugins
Developer Neil Cosgrove let us know about LNX Studio – a free & open source (GPL) DAW for OS X. “It has a few special features we think people would be interested in,” he notes. “It comes with a lot of built in instruments & effects, like virtual synths & drum machine, but it can do several… Read More LNX Studio Is A Free, Open Source (GPL) DAW For OS X
Dynamic Tonality has introduced XronoMorph – a free app for OS X and Windows, that lets you make beats while exploring a new theory of rhythm.
NUSofting has introduced Sinnah, a free software synth VST/AU plugin for Mac & Windows. Sinnah is a virtual analog synth plugin, but instead of the standard subtractive resonant filter, it uses a resonant delay network.
Urs Heckmann of U-He has released RePro-1 – a free monophonic software synthesizer, for OS X & Windows, that he’s releasing as ‘research ware’. He’s releasing it as a free ‘alpha’ release to gather feedback on the quality of several options for the synth’s filter models. Heckmann says “It’s a first step in our recreation… Read More Free Synth Promises To Emulate A Sequential Circuits Pro-One – But Can Your Computer Handle It?
Synister is a free, open source synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac. Synister was developed by students of TU-Berlin. They describe Synister as ‘the easy synthesizer. Here are the official demo videos: