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.
Dexed is a multi-platform, multi-format software synth that is modeled on the Yamaha DX7. It lets you create new sounds, use them in your DAW and save them to your DX-7. Continue reading
Critical Vibrations has released a free instrument for Ableton Live, Home PlaneT Electric Piano.
Here’s what they have have to say about it: Continue reading
AfroDJMac sends his holiday wishes – and has a special Christmas-themed free download for Ableton Live for you:
The Christmas Bells Instrument is the 114th Free Ableton Live Pack I’ve released. It is made up of samples of church bells, as well as a Yamaha DX7 bells preset.
You can mix between the two layers of sound and sculpt them with effects and filters to fit your Holiday Music Making Needs.
Here’s the official demo video: Continue reading
Softube 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
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
Native Instruments today released Replika – a new effect plugin that packs two professional quality delays and a powerful diffusion algorithm into a streamlined interface.
Here are the details: Continue reading
Hinton and Fairchild have released Donk Machine 2 – a freeware synth for Windows for putting a donk on it.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading