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/

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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

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Flying Delay by SuperflyDSP 0 (0)

Flying Delay allows you to repeat the input signal periodically like an echo.

It can be used subtly or intensively on different instruments (like guitar, vocals or keyboards.).
 
It can simulate a very short reverb (50ms) or echo until five second.


Thanks to the Tape slider you can rise the spirit of an analog Tape delay. It also offers two filters lowpass and highpass (12dB/Octave) . As well as the essential ping-pong mode.

As usual with the Flying series it is possible to synchronize to the host tempo.

https://superflydsp.com/index.php/2020/12/21/flying-delay-freeware/

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LoudMax by Thomas Mundt 0 (0)

LoudMax is a Look-Ahead Brickwall Loudness Maximizer 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.

Main range of application:

  • Audio Mastering.
  • Output Limiter/Maximizer for web radio stations.

Controls:

  • One slider for threshold, one for the output level.
  • Meters for input, output and gain reduction in relation to the desired threshold.
  • Link: Output slider will be coupled to the threshold slider.
  • ISP: Inter-sample peak detection for true peak limiting.

Features:

  • True Peak Limiting.
  • Supported Samplerates: 2kHz – 384kHz.
  • Latency: 1.25ms (+ 6 samples with ISP).
  • Look-Ahead and Attack Time: 1.25ms.
  • Release Time: Automatic – depending on the input signal.
  • No audible distortion.
  • Possible Overdrive: 740dB.
  • Very low CPU usage.

LoudMax Webside

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Decomposer Sitala v1.0 x64 x86 VST AU AXX WiN MAC LiNUX [FREE] 0 (0)

Sitala is a free drum plugin and standalone app
Sitala‘s beauty is simplicity. It‘s fast and musical. Six knobs. Sixteen pads. Drag and drop. Playable like instrument.

New in Sitala 1.0 — Released December 11, 2020:
• Editable sample start and end points
With automatic silence detection, playback starts where the sound actually starts, not at the beginning of the file.

• Beat slicing
Individual hits are automatically detected, and can be sliced out to a series of Sitala pads.

• AAX for Pro Tools
This is the first release with an AAX version for both Windows and macOS.

• Automatic Multi-Out in Reaper
Setting Reaper to multi-out mode automatically puts Sitala into multi-out mode and channel names are kept in sync with Sitala’s pad names.

Sitala‘s Features Include:
• 16 Assignable Pads
Use our built-in 808 kit or your own sounds. Each sample is analyzed for dynamics and pitch, which makes the controls more intuitive and musical.

You can save the kits you create to your user kits library.

• Drag and Drop Sound Management
Drop single samples or groups of samples onto Sitala’s pads.

• Easily rearrange kits
Move samples around, copy and swap pads with ease.

Save your creations to the user kits library and quickly access any frequently used kits.

• Shape
Adjust the attack, length and sustain of your sounds while the overall volume remains constant.

• Compression
Make your sounds punchier with more sustain. Automatic gain makeup maintains the overall volume while chainging dynamics.

• Tuning
Pitch sounds up or down by up to one octave while showing you exactly where the current sound falls in the frequency spectrum.

• Tone
Emphasizes the highs or lows in a sound. Accentuate or scoop the midrange to position the sound in the mix. Adapts based on the pitch content of each sound.

• Volume / Pan
Adjust the sound’s overall volume and place it either to the left or right in the stereo mix.

• Editable MIDI Map
MIDI learn sets up triggers for each of Sitala’s pads and mappings for each control value.

Default mappings are provided for chromatic pitches, white keys or General MIDI.

• Built-In File Browser
The new file browser is available either via a drop down in the sound preview or by right clicking on the pads.

• Preview All Samples in a Folder
Use arrow buttons to cycle through all samples in the current folder.

• Free 808 Kit
One of Berlin’s top producers sampled their 808 to create Sitala’s default kit.

• VST, AudioUnit, AAX and Standalone
Available in the two most popular plugin formats, as well as AAX for Pro Tools and a standalone application. Multi-out is supported with one stereo channel per pad for all plugin formats.

Sitala.v1.0

https://decomposer.de/sitala/

 

Andreas Pohl AudioGridder v1.1b10 WIN MAC LIN [FREE] 5 (1)

AudioGridder is a plugin host, that allows you to offload the DSP processing of audio plugins to remote computers running macOS or Windows. This can come in handy when mixing complex projects or running CPU intensive instruments for instance. AudioGridder comes with a plugin and a server and supports VST2, VST3 and AudioUnit plugin formats. Plugins can be hosted and accessed across the network: simply run the AudioGridder server on a remote machine and connect your DAW using the AudioGridder plugin. This allows you to add remote insert chains or instruments into your DAW’s signal paths. The DSP code of the loaded remote plugins will be executed on the remote machine and the remote plugin UI’s will be streamed over the wire. With AudioGridder you get an experience very close to hosting the plugins directly in your DAW but not using your local CPU.

Features
* VST2 / VST3 / AudioUnit (macOS only)
* Effect & Instrument plugins
* Latency compensation
* 32/64 bit float processing
* Audio/MIDI over network
* Streaming of plugin UIs
* Local control of remote plugin UI’s
* Automation

Compatibility
* Server: macOS 10.7+, Windows 7+
* Plugin: macOS 10.11+, Windows 7+, Linux 64bit
* The server supports AudioUnit (macOS only) and VST2/VST3 plugins
* The plugin is available as AudioUnit (macOS only) and VST2/VST3
* Tested DAWs: Cubase 10 Pro, Logic Pro X, Reaper, Ableton Live
* ProTools is reportedly working via wrapper plugins

https://audiogridder.com

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fircomp by Jon V Audio 0 (0)

fircomp is a clean compressor with punchy attack, musical release, and optional lookahead smoothing.
For tracks or busses. Zero/low latency and low CPU. Warm distortion at extreme settings.
  • Simple UI and fast workflow.
  • Attack stage tuned for punch. True zero attack (same-sample) when 0.0 ms is selected.
  • Dual parallel release stage with musical, highly program-dependent behaviour. Avoids needing to use multiple compressors in series!
  • Easy sidechain filtering options for common mixing situations.
  • Optional smooth digital FIR lookahead gain smoothing with perfect timing and no artefacts, resulting in the minimum possible distortion.
  • Low CPU DSP code written in a mix of C++ and SSE intrinsics. Insert on every track without a second thought!
  • Zero latency with lookahead off. With lookahead on, compensated latency of 64, 128, or 256 samples depending on sample rate (approximately 1.3 to 1.5 ms)

https://jonvaudio.com/fircomp/

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Bertom Audio Air Shelf free dynamic EQ plugin 0 (0)

Air Shelf is a plugin designed to shape your (very) high end, mostly above 10kHz. Use the Boost knob to get more highs, and the Tame knob to keep high frequency transients under control.

Features :

– Boost : A 1st order high shelf centred at 20kHz, fully decramped up to 21kHz, with a very smooth and gradual response.
– Tame
 : A mix between a very fast dynamic EQ and a transient shaper. It means that it is NOT dependant on the input signal level and, contrary to a multiband processor, there are no crossovers involved while still only affecting (very) high frequency spikes.
– Zero-latency

https://www.bertomaudio.com/airshelf.html

or

BertomAirShelf1.0.0_LINUX64 BertomAirShelf1.0.0_MAC BertomAirShelf1.0.0_WIN

discoDSP OB-XD v2.2 x64 VST VST3 AU AAX WiN MAC LiNUX [FREE] 5 (1)

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.

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

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U-he Zebralette v2.9.2 VST AU AAX x32 x64 WiN MAC LiNUX [FREE] 0 (0)

U-he Zebralette v2.9.2 VST AU AAX x32 x64 WiN MAC LiNUX [FREE]

Zebralette: mini Zebra

Zebralette is our version of a Trojan horse. A free synthesizer and an introduction to Zebra2’s fantastic oscillators. Perhaps it will persuade you to try Zebra2 and upgrade. If one oscillator is this powerful, imagine what you can achieve with four… and all the other great features available in Zebra2.

– A single Zebra2 oscillator with a 16-slot waveset. Read more below
– Oscillator waveform editing with geomorph, spectromorph, geoblend and spectroblend modes. Read more below
– 24 spectral effects including filter, sync, scatter, phase distortion and many more
– Polyphonic (up to 16 voices), monophonic and legato modes
– Stereo VCA with pan and volume modulation
– VCA oscillator stacking with adjustable stereo width: single, dual, quad and eleven modes
– ADSR envelope with fall/rise (sustain slope) and velocity controls
– Modulation options including: modwheel, velocity, pressure, breath, key follow, gate and more
– 2 LFOs: one global, one per voice
– A 32-stage MSEG (multi-stage envelope generator)
– 3 built-in effects: chorus/phaser, EQ, delay
– MIDI learn / unlearn of hardware controls (CC)
– Polyphonic aftertouch support
– 300 factory presets
– Scalable UI from 70% to 200%

What is a Zebralette?
-ette: an English suffix indicating a diminutive form

Zebralette is an introduction to Zebra2’s powerful oscillators. Zebra2 can seem overwhelming at first glance, so we stripped it down to a single oscillator plus a few other features and created Zebralette, the little Zebra. Once you master Zebralette you can move up to Zebra2 with confidence. And your presets can come with you, as Zebralette presets can be opened in Zebra2.

But more than a teaching tool, Zebralette is an incredible sounding synth in its own right. Surrounding Zebra’s spectral oscillator with a few core modulation options and effects make Zebralette highly capable. With unsion options (think supersaw, but Zebralette is not limited to saw waves, so we refer to it as superwave), 16 voice polyphony and two different envelopes, you have everything needed to create some marvellously complex sounds.

Diminutive? Yes. Powerful? Yes.

Zebra oscillator
One oscillator may not seem like enough for a synthesizer, but Zebra2 oscillators are rather powerful and clever.

It resembles many other oscillators you may have used. You can choose a waveset from the included library, or use the waveform editor to draw your own shapes. Here is where things start to get interesting: The Waveform Editor manages up to 16 different waves and lets you rearrange, duplicate and morph between individual waves. Use one of modulation sources and the WaveWarp control to scan through the 16 waves and create unusual, dynamic sounds.

There are four drawing modes: GeoMorph, SpectroMorph, GeoBlend, SpectroBlend, each offering a different approach to creating and manipulating waveforms.

Using the two Geo modes you draw the waveform shape using up to 32 points, while the Spectro modes let you create the harmonic spectrum over 128 columns. When using WaveWarp to scan through the waveset, Morph alters the waveform, whereas Blend blends (crossfades) between adjacent waves.

To add further complexity, use one of the 24 Spectral Effects to warp, mangle or add subtle harmonics to your sound. Read the user guide for the full list and descriptions.

You can do quite a lot with just one oscillator.

Requirements
– Apple logoMac OS X 10.9 or newer
or
– Windows logoWindows 7 or newer
or
– Linux

– 1GB RAM, more recommended
– 50MB free disk space
– 1000 × 600 or larger display
– Modern CPU (Sandy Bridge or newer recommended)
– Host software

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