New Android Synth, Heat, Offers VST Integration


Nils Schneider has introduced Heat – a new virtual analog synthesizer for Android that also offers VST integration for Windows.


  • Full-featured virtual analogue subtractive synthesizer, optimized for mobile devices
  • Available as Demo and Pro version in the Google Play Store
  • Full VST 2.3 integration for Windows x86 and x64
  • Collaborative Preset Browser, store your delicious sounds online directly and share them with the community
  • Browse through thousands of sounds created by other people around the world
  • Design your sounds offline while on the way and use your sounds later in a VST-compatible sequencer of your choice

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Sonoma Wire Works Wants To Fix The Android Audio Latency Problem

Sonomalow-latency-android-audio Wire Works wants to fix the Android audio latency problem.

At the 2013 Winter NAMM ShowSonoma Wire Works announced the development of a low-latency audio (LLA) solution for Android smartphones and other devices.

Typical input to output latency on Android devices is between 100 and 250 milliseconds. According to Sonoma Wire Works, their LLA solution brings latency down to approximately 20 milliseconds. Continue reading

Caustic 2 update for Android

caustic-2Developer Single Cell Software has updated Caustic 2 for Android, adding MIDI Support and more.

Caustic 2 is a rack-mount virtual studio that lets you use synthesizers and samplers to create music. It lets you create a virtual rack, using any 6 of these machines:

  • Virtual analog subtractive synthesizer
  • PCM synthesizer
  • BassLine synthesizer (303-like synth)
  • Sampling drum machine

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Microsoft Windows 8, Surface Tablets Get Multi-Touch Music Apps From Wizdom

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While Google’s Android hasn’t developed into a strong music platform yet, it looks like Microsoft Windows 8 and tablets like the Microsoft Surface might.

Here’s a sneak preview, by Jordan Rudess, of two of his apps, running on a Microsoft Surface tablet. In the video, Rudess demos MorphWiz and Tachyon.

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