Waves today introduced Codex, a new wavetable synthesizer instrument for Mac & Windows.
Waves Codex is a polyphonic synthesizer, based on a granular wavetable engine. According to Waves, Codex is designed to ‘create sounds that range from warm acoustic and analog emulations to completely new, never-before-heard intricate and evolving textures’.
Here’s the official video intro:
- Polyphonic wavetable synthesizer.
- Oscillators with progressive wavetable scanning capabilities.
- Advanced and comprehensive Modulation Matrix.
- Formant control – direct control over the acoustic resonance of the sound.
- Wavetable (sample) importing.
- User-replaceable wavetables.
- Arpeggiator/16-step sequencer.
- Integrated chorus, delay, reverb, distortion and bit crusher effects.
- Visual dynamic waveforms.
- Plugin and standalone instrument.
Here’s a Codex demo, with producer/engineer and Codex developer Yoad Nevo:
Here’s an in-depth look at the various sections of Codex, with special focus on the synth’s oscillators and modulation capabilities:
Codex is available now; it’s priced at US $200, but it has an introductory price of $99.
If you’ve used Codex, let us know what you think of it!