Venom VB-303 is a free software synth that simulates the iconic sound of the Roland TB-303 bass synthesizer.
It’s Windows only – so Mac users are out of luck.
It’s available for download here.
Here’s a user video demo: Continue reading
Xenobioz has introduced Funxion - a free hybrid synthesizer VSTi, with user definable functions for waveforms and distortion. Continue reading
B. Serrano has released Dionysos, a free software synthesizer 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
H.G.Fortune has a holiday gift for Windows users, a free software synth, Fortune Cookie 2012.
Fortune Cookie 2012 is a VA synth (VSTi plugin) for ‘various types of solo and more or less typical polysynth and strange FX sounds’. According to Fortune, it gains special uniqueness from it’s different sync modes and X-Torsion.
KX-Polymod is a free modular synth for Windows, inspired by Klaus Schulze, who the developer calls “my electronic music reference.