Joakim Frostegard OctaSine free synthesizer plugin 0 (0)

Joakim Frostegård has released OctaSine, free and open source frequency modulation-based synthesizer plugin for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

OctaSine is a capable four-operator FM synthesizer with independent volume, panning, feedback, and ADSR controls for each operator. It takes inspiration from popular virtual FM synths like the FM8 from Native Instruments

 

https://www.octasine.com

OctaSine-v0.5.1-Windows

OctaSine-v0.5.1-macOS-Intel

Linux-Source

Thomas Mundt LoudMax v1.39 x64 VST VST3 AU LADSPA WiN OSX LiNUX 0 (0)

LoudMax is a Look-Ahead Brickwall Loudness Maximizer Plugin with a clean transparent sound. It is designed to retain the original character of the music as much as possible even at high compression levels.

Requirements
LoudMax is available as VST 2.4 and VST 3 Plugin for Windows and Mac OS X, Audio Unit Plugin for Mac OS X, LADSPA Plugin for Linux x86 and as Winamp Plugin.
A SSE2-capable CPU is necessary (Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or newer) on Windows and Linux.

The Mac OS X Plugins are “Universal 2 Binaries” with support for Intel Mac and ARM64 based Silicon.
The notarized Mac version was created with the friendly support of the guys from PlugInGuru.
For the users of older MAC OS a legacy version is available. The legacy Audio Unit version was built with Symbiosis from NuEdge Development.

The Linux Plugin has no meters since LADSPA doesn´t support a custom GUI. But it supports 5.1 surround modes. See README file in the LADSPA zip package for further informations.

https://loudmax.blogspot.com

 

discoDSP OB-XD v2.4 x64 VST VST3 AU WiN MAC LiNUX [FREE] 0 (0)

OB-Xd is based on the Oberheim OB-X. It attempts to recreate its sound and behavior, but as the original was very limited in some important ways a number of things were added or altered to the original design. OB-Xd was designed to sound as good and as rich as the original. It implements micro random detuning which is a big part of that sound.

What’s new

• 7x faster GUI controls.
• Linux build.
• Standalone app.
• Signed and notarized installers.
• Updated JUCE framework to 5.4.7 for better stability and compatibility.
• Updated Banks with 2.0 compatibility.
• Ilkka Rosma Dark Theme.
• macOS Catalina support.
• MIDI CC Learn.
• MIDI CC support.
• Parameter refactor.
• XML based skinning.
• HiDPI (Retina) ready GUI themes.

What’s new
• Preset browser bar (switchable using MENU button).
• Added FXP preset and FXB bank files drag and drop support.
• New MIDI CC XML config menu.
• Enhanced MIDI learn. Bindings will be saved to Documents > discoDSP > OB-Xd > MIDI > Custom.xml file for all instances.
• Enhanced Standalone app.
• Fixed preset sync issue.
• Fixed LEARN button led click issue.

Overview

While not copying originals, some of the features were taken to a better point. Continuous blendable multimode filter (HP-Notch(BP)-HP in 12 dB mode and 4-1 pole in 24 dB mode). Also, like many synths of the OB-X’s generation, the OB-Xd has no internal effects so its sounds and textures can be greatly enhanced by the use of additional processing like chorus, reverb, delay, etc.

Thanks to 2Dat for the original OB-Xd and Soshi Studio for giving the rights to continue this wonderful product. Also thanks to all KVR artists for making the amazing skins!. OB-Xd Desktop has no restrictions and is free to use. Buy to support further development, thank you! Source code is available under GPL license at GitHub.

https://www.discodsp.com/obxd/#home

DiscoDSP.OB-Xd.v2.4

 

Spatial Audio SPARTA v1.5.0 VST WiN MACOS LiNUX [FREE] 0 (0)

SPARTA is a collection of flexible VST audio plug-ins for spatial audio production, reproduction and visualisation, developed primarily by members of the Acoustics Lab at Aalto University, Finland.

• Download links of current and past versions can be found here.
• The suite has been formally presented in this publication, with the source code made available here (GPLv3 license).
• The SPARTA installer also includes the COMPASS suite, the HO-DirAC suite, CroPaC Binaural Decoder, and the HO-SIRR room impulse response renderer. These plug-ins employ parametric processing and are signal-dependent, aiming to go beyond conventional linear Ambisonics by extracting meaningful parameters over time and subsequently employing them to map the input to the output in a more informed manner.
• For the curious researchers and/or spatial audio developers: note that the plugins included in the SPARTA installer are all built using the open-source Spatial_Audio_Framework (SAF).

List of plug-ins included in the SPARTA installerThe SPARTA suite:
• sparta_ambiBIN – A binaural ambisonic decoder (up to 7th order) with a built-in SOFA loader and head-tracking support via OSC messages. Includes: Least-Squares (LS), spatial re-sampling (SPR), time-alignment (TA), and magnitude least-squares (Mag-LS) decoding options.
• sparta_ambiDEC – A frequency-dependent loudspeaker ambisonic decoder (up to 7th order) with user specifiable loudspeaker directions (up to 64), which may be optionally imported via JSON configuration files. Includes: All-Round (AllRAD), Energy-Preserving (EPAD), Spatial (SAD), and Mode-Matching (MMD) ambisonic decoding options. The loudspeaker signals may also be binauralised for headphone playback.
• sparta_ambiDRC – A frequency-dependent dynamic range compressor for ambisonic signals (up to 7th order).
• sparta_ambiENC – An ambisonic encoder/panner (up to 7th order), with support for up to 64 input channels; the directions for which may also be imported via JSON configuration files.
• sparta_ambiRoomSim – A shoebox room simulator based on the image-source method, supporting multiple sources and ambisonic receivers..
• sparta_array2sh – A microphone array spatial encoder (up to 7th order), with presets for several commercially available A-format and higher-order microphone arrays. The plug-in can also present objective evaluation metrics for the currently selected configuration.
• sparta_beamformer – A spherical harmonic domain beamforming plug-in with multiple beamforming strategies (up to 64 output beams).
• sparta_binauraliser – A binaural panner (up to 64 input channels) with a built-in SOFA loader and head-tracking support via OSC messages.
• sparta_decorrelator – A simple multi-channel signal decorrelator (up to 64 input channels).
• sparta_dirass – A sound-field visualiser based on re-assigning the energy of beamformers. This re-assigment is based on DoA estimates extracted from “spatially-constrained” regions, which are centred around each beamformer look-direction.
• sparta_matrixconv – A basic matrix convolver with an optional partitioned convolution mode. The user need only specify the number of inputs and load the filters via a wav file.
• sparta_multiconv – A basic multi-channel convolver with an optional partitioned convolution mode. Unlike “MatrixConv”, this plug-in does not perform any matrixing. Instead, each input channel is convolved with the respective filter; i.e. numInputs = numFilters = numOutputs.
• sparta_panner – A frequency-dependent 3-D panner using the VBAP method (up to 64 inputs and outputs).
• sparta_powermap – A sound-field visualisation plug-in based on ambisonic signals as input (up to 7th order), with PWD/MVDR/MUSIC/Min-Norm options.
• sparta_rotator – A flexible ambisonic rotator (up to 7th order) with head-tracking support via OSC messages.
• sparta_sldoa – A frequency-dependent sound-field visualiser (up to 7th order), based on depicting the direction-of-arrival (DoA) estimates derived from spatially localised active-intensity vectors. The low frequency estimates are shown with blue icons, mid-frequencies with green, and high-frequencies with red.
• sparta_spreader – An arbitrary array (e.g. HRIRs or microphone array IRs) panner with coherent and incoherent spreading options.

The COMPASS suite:
• compass_binaural – A binaural ambisonic decoder (up to 3rd order input) based on the parametric COMPASS model, with a built-in SOFA loader and head-tracking support via OSC messages.
• compass_binauralVR – Same as the compass_binaural plugin, but also supporting listener translation around the receiver position and support for multiple simultaneous listeners.
• compass_decoder – A parametrically enhanced loudspeaker ambisonic decoder (up to 3rd order input).
• compass_gravitator – A parametric sound-field focussing plug-in.
• compass_sidechain – A plug-in that manipulates the spatial properties of one Ambisonic recording based on the spatial analysis of a different recording.
• compass_spatedit – A flexible spatial editing plug-in.
• compass_tracker – A multiple target acoustic tracker which can optionally steer a beamformer towards each target.
• compass_upmixer – An Ambisonic upmixer (1-3rd order input, 2-7th order output).

The HO-DirAC suite:
• hodirac_binaural – A binaural ambisonic decoder (up to 3rd order input) based on the parametric HO-DirAC model, with a built-in SOFA loader and head-tracking support via OSC messages.
• hodirac_decoder – A parametrically enhanced loudspeaker ambisonic decoder (up to 3rd order input).
• hodirac_upmixer – An Ambisonic upmixer (1-3rd order input, 2-7th order output).

Other:
• cropac_decoder – A binaural 1st order ambisonic decoder based on the parametric CroPaC model, with a built-in SOFA loader and head-tracking support via OSC messages.
• HOSIRR – An Ambisonic room impulse response (RIR) renderer for arbitrary loudspeaker setups, based on the Higher-order Spatial Impulse Response Rendering (HO-SIRR) algorithm;

http://research.spa.aalto.fi/projects/sparta_vsts/

Win64_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0

MacOSX_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0.pkg

Linux_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0

 

Chowdhury DSP Chow Tape Model v2.8.0 free tape distortion plugin 0 (0)

CHOW Tape is an analog tape machine physical model, originally based on the Sony TC-260. The current version can be used to emulate a wide variety of reel-to-reel tape machines. The physical modelling process is described in a technical paper presented at the 2019 DAFx conference. This work began part of a class project for Music 420 at Stanford University (CCRMA).

CHOW Tape is currently available in the following formats:

– VST.
– VST3.
– AU.
– LV2.
– AUv3.
– Standalone.

https://chowdsp.com/products.html#tape

ChowTapeModel-Linux-x64-2.8.0

ChowTapeModel-Mac-2.8.0

ChowTapeModel-Win-2.8.0

ios

Leo McCormack SPARTA v1.5.0 free VST audio plugin suite 0 (0)

SPARTA is a collection of flexible VST audio plug-ins for spatial audio production, reproduction and visualisation, developed primarily by members of the Acoustics Lab at Aalto University, Finland.

In particular, this release sees the addition of 9 new plug-ins:

– compass_binauralVR: essentially, this is the same as the compass_binaural plugin, except it also supports listener translation around the receiver position and multiple simultaneous listeners.

– compass_spatedit: a flexible spatial editing plug-in intended to be used with 2 instances. The first instance you make of the plugin will allow you to specify marker directions and it will output the beamformed signals, which you can then equalise/re-balance/modulate/swap/modify as you wish. These modified signals can then be routed to the second instance of the plug-in. The ambient components of the first plugin are then also sent internally to the second plugin instance. The edited sound-field is then reconstructed and outputted by the second instance of the plugin.

– compass_gravitator: a sound-field focussing plugin affecting only the direct sound components in the sound scene. It essentially pulls sound sources towards user defined marker directions with a certain degree of “gravitational pull”.

– hodirac_binaural: a parametrically enhanced binaural ambisonic decoder, based on the higher-order Directional Audio Coding (HO-DirAC) method

– hodirac_decoder: the loudspeaker decoder variant

– hodirac_upmixer: the ambisonic upmixing variant

– sparta_spreader: a source panner with coherent and incoherent source spreading options. While by default it loads HRIR data for binaural spreading, the approach is quite general; for example, you could also create synthetic microphone array recordings of spread sources if you wish, by simply loading a SOFA file of microphone array IR measurements instead.

– sparta_ambiRoomSim: a basic shoebox room simulator with Ambisonics output, based on the image-source method. Its main niche is that it supports multiple sources and Ambisonic receivers. The output audio for the receivers is stacked up to the 64 channel limit. e.g., you can have up to 16x1st order, 4x3rd order receivers, or 1x7th order receiver.

– sparta_decorrelator: a multi-channel signal decorrelator, which you can use to make reproduced sound scenes more diffuse when applied, e.g., after sparta_ambiDEC on the loudspeaker signals.

http://research.spa.aalto.fi/projects/sparta_vsts/

Linux_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0

MacOSX_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0.pkg

Win64_SPARTA_2021_04_22_v1.5.0

Performer Free by Crumar – linux 0 (0)

Performer Free is a freeware edition of the Crumar Performer plugin released only for Linux users. It is a stripped-down version with every extra feature removed, leaving just the Performer as it is in real life. It’s available in VST2, VST3 and StandAlone format as a precompiled binary for amd64 (Intel architecture) and armhf (Raspberry Pi4 and compatible boards). The UI dowsizes automatically if the screen resolution is lower than the normal plugin’s UI size, in order to fit smaller displays that can be used with the Raspberry Pi. It’s been tested and proved to work flawlessly under Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, Raspberry Pi OS running on a Pi 4 with 4 GB RAM, and Raspberry Pi 3 B+.

https://www.crumar.it/?a=showproduct&cat=software&pid=CSP0

CrumarPerformerFree

 

Inphonik free bitcrusher effect PCM2612 plugin for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, and iOS 0 (0)

 

Inphonik has announced the release of a free bitcrusher effect plugin for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, and iOS.

Meet the PCM2612 Retro Decimator Unit, a bitcrusher effect plug-in with a distinctive legacy. Based on the work we made on the RYM2612 Iconic FM Synthesizer, our tribute emulation of the Sega Genesis sound chip, the 8-bit decimation is inherited from the FM synth’s PCM playback feature, packed in a simple and compact effect unit. Bonus: it’s free!

The effect is available in 64-bit VST/VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats, as a Rack Extension for Reason 10.1 and higher, and as an AUv3/IAA app for iOS.

https://www.inphonik.com/products/pcm2612-retro-decimator-unit/

PCM2612 1.0.0 Setup

PCM2612 1.0.0 Installer

PCM2612_1.0.0_Linux.tar

Stochas by Surge Synth Team 0 (0)

Stochas is a revolutionary new type of step sequencer that has a unique randomization engine. Designed to work either in mono or polyphonic modes the engine will select from a set of user inputted notes and takes into consideration the probability set for each, this means Stochas can be used to create evolving melodies, rich sounding string and synth sections, unique bass lines and even chaotic yet looping drum patterns, perfect for live and recorded performances. Chord input and predefined scales, make editing and inputting patterns quick and easy, without any knowledge needed of music theory.

With the ability to create polyrhythmic and polymetric patterns up to 64 steps in length, independently on each of the 4 layers, Stochas can create interesting ideas for your next musical project, be it a Phillip Glass style classical piece with varying rhythmical and metric sequences playing against each other, to a polymeric dance style project that has more life and rhythm than the standard 4/4 patterns. Patterns can be chained and created so that little phrases can be triggered randomly during the playback sequence, this can also be used to prevent repetition of the same note if using Stochas to write a bass line or to keep the pattern evolving.

With the groove template editor, you have total control over the timing and feel of the playback in Stochas, these can also be saved and loaded into other sessions, allowing you to recreate the same feel from track to track easily. MIDI input control means that you can use any hardware controller or another MIDI channel to control Stochas, allowing for live performance control of the polymeric lengths, transpositions, the bias of the maximum number of notes played.

Features:

  • Randomisation engine works in both mono and polyphonic modes.
  • Groove templates with export and import function.
  • Chord input.
  • Predefined key and scales, including custom import.
  • Note chains for phrase creation.
  • up to 64 grid steps and 125 rows.
  • Humanization control.
  • Polyrhythmic and polymetric control.
  • 4 layers and 8 patterns.
  • Midi input for live performance control.

https://stochas.org

stochas_windows_installer

stochas-mac-installer

 

TheWaveWarden Odin 2 V2.2.4 VST3 AU WIN OSX Linux [FREE] 0 (0)

Ever dreamt of a kickass synthesizer which is available on every platform? With a deep synthesis engine, endless modulation capabilities and it is literally for free? Look no further, Odin’s got you covered!

The sound of this 24-voice polyphonic beast will take you from your studio right to Valhalla. Earth shattering basses, exquisite leads or mad FX, Odin’s got them all! Use the classic sound of analog waveforms – or draw your own. High quality emulations of legendary analog filters like the Moog-ladder or the Korg-35 further shape your signal. Round your sound off with four onboard FX, or get crazy with modulation. There’s much to discover in Odin 2.

Version 2.2.4
– fixed Legato carrying current value over to Attack rather than to current ADSR section
– ChipDraw tables now available as LFO waves
– XY-Pad automation can now be recorded in DAW
– added background fill to chipdraw and wavedraw editors
– disabled “Made with JUCE” splashscreen
– fixed permissions path in mac installer script when copying file over from old soundbank location
– added new patches to factory sound bank
– git commit hash is now displayed in the help-section

https://www.thewavewarden.com/odin2

Odin2.2.4l