Reveal Sound has released Spire, a new software synthesizer for Mac & WIndows.
Here’s what they say about it:
Spire is a software polyphonic synthesizer that combines powerful sound engine modulation and flexible architecture, a graphical interface provides unparalleled usability. Spire is the embodiment of the best opportunities, both software and hardware synthesizers.
4x multimode oscillators with polymorphing
9x unison voices on each oscillator with Density
2x multimode filters with 12 different types of filtering
Audiofile Engineering has introduced Triumph, a ‘sequel’ to their Wave Editor audio editing application.
Triumph is more than just a new version of Wave Editor. ?We rethought everything, not only how to improve on what we built in Wave Editor, but how we could bring the concept of an audio editor forward?, says Matthew Foust, founder of Audiofile Engineering, ?Triumph takes full advantage of all of the latest technologies Mac OS X has to offer.?
Developers have announced that the Windows sampling application SampleRobot Pro will soon be available for Mac OS X:
With SampleRobot 4 Pro you can easily do automatic sampling of acoustic and electronic instruments. It does not matter what you would like to sample: orchestral instruments, choir, organs, electric guitars, ethnic percussion, adlips, sound scapes, noises, MIDI gear, virtual instruments, alpenhorns or whatever, SampleRobot makes your sampling as fast and as satisfying as possible. It samples all sound nuances automatically and creates high-end sampled instruments in various formats. Seamless integrated WaveRobot software finds perfect loop points even for whole multi-samples with different velocity layers during recording. It was never easier to build professional sounding software instruments.
Special pricing for the Mac version of SampleRobot Pro is available for a limited time. See the site for more details.
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Reader Neil Cosgrove sent word about an update to LNX_Studio – a free music environment for OS X that’s designed for realtime Internet collaboration:
LNX_Studio is a way of bring people together to make music with new and innovative tools. It’s all about creating and sharing ideas. There are many features in LNX_Studio and it’s strength lies in putting the creative process at the forefront of a networked collaboration.
This release sees some major changes, including the ability to design instruments and effects in SuperCollider. It has an automatic GUI system which is used to create and edit your own widgets. It’s ‘sequencing is driven by a fully featured piano roll.’