5 Free Audio Effects For Windows


B. Serrano has released IO – a collection of five free audio effects for Windows.

A unique aspect of the effects is that they all feature sophisticated envelope control. Default time values are in seconds and duration is theorically infinite. So the control envelop can run from nanoseconds to minutes or even hours. Continue reading

Dirty Harry Synth Now Free In All Its Dirty, Gritty, Lofi Glory


De La Mancha has released Dirty Harry – a dirty, gritty, lofi synth for Windows – as freeware.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

dirty harry is an unashamedly DIY lofi synth based on the samples of my two homemade, lofi noisemakers, the Atari Punk Console and the BugBrand WOM

dirty harry offers 20 unique waveforms in all their mono/monophonic glory. For extra grit the oscillators can be sync’d or ring modulated. Fidelity can be lowered further still with reduction in sample quality, distortion and a unique ‘bad contact’ emulation.

2 tempo sync LFOs allow modulation of filter, pitch and contact, with one LFO modulating the depth and frequency of the other. There are envelopes for volume, pitch and filter, with different contours and pitch options. Throw in an arpeggiator, pitch drift and portamento and you can see that whilst it may be lofi in sound, it doesn’t lack for sound design features.

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Free Software Synth For Windows, Dionysos


B. Serrano has released Dionysos, a free software synthesizer for Windows.


  • 16 voices polyphonic.
  • Substractive, FM and additive synthesis.
  • Full MDI learn implementation.
  • Envelope & LFO Host syncable.
  • 32 steps graphic sequencer.
  • Many filters.
  • XY pad.
  • Tons of modulations.

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Free XenFont Microtonal Hybrid Synth VSTi For Windows


Xen-Arts has released XenFont – a two oscillator, hybrid SF2 SoundFont & Subtractive Synthesis VST for Windows.

It features full-controller MIDI Pitch Microtuning, using the MTS (MIDI Tuning Standard) format, where any MIDI Note Number can be freely microtuned to any desired pitch across the MIDI range, enabling computer musicians and composers to explore the expressive possibilities of composing music with alternative intonation systems. Continue reading