Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SynthScaper LE ver. 1.2 has been released

This update fixes the AU sample rate problem and brings several improvements.

What's new:

- Fixed problem with sample rate in AU instance.
- Sound engine is updated as in the advanced version.
- Improves IAA synchronization.
- Improves MIDI synchronization.
- Audiobus SDK 3.0.6 updated.
- Ableton Link SDK 3.0.5 updated.
- Several minor bugs fixed.

[ SynthScaper LE - Tune panel ]

[ Complete description of SynthScaper LE 1.1 (pdf) ]

[ List of auto detected MIDI keyboards (pdf) ]

Demos and reviews:

SynthScaper LE - Detailed tutorial (video)

The Sound Test Room - SynthScaper LE - AUv3 - Running in Cubasis - Demo for the iPad (video)

First try with Synthscaper LE from Rodolfo Ruiz - Sound demo (video)

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

SynthScaper ver. 1.7 has been released

Synthesizer specially designed for creating and experiments with ambient soundscapes in wide range from noises to melodic instruments and everything in between.

This update improves user interface and adds new modes that make it more convenient to use with MIDI keyboards.

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What's new:

  • New presets inspired by sound of vintage synths.
  • Separate ADSR when changing address mask for each voice.
  • Sequencer can use range of keys defined by keyboard scale.
  • Marks for hold keys mode for virtual and MIDI keyboard.
  • Added counter that indicates use samples in presets and scenes.
  • Visual meter of velocity for MIDI keyboards.
  • Visual meter of modulation wheel for MIDI keyboards.
  • MIDI keyboard meters can be disabled in settings.
  • Oscillators controls have different color labels.
  • Added text labels on oscillator controls.
  • Optimization for use on iPhone XR, XS, Max.
  • Audiobus SDK 3.0.6 updated.
  • Ableton Link SDK 3.0.5 updated.
  • Built-in description updated.
  • Several bugs have been fixed.

Tutorials and guides:

[ SynthScaper - Detailed tutorial. Part 1 (video tutorial) ]

[ SynthScaper - Detailed tutorial. Part 2 (video tutorial) ]

[ SynthScaper - Wide and deep sound with the single preset (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Natural chorus and Spatial effects (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - How to assign "LFO" to parameters (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - How to use "Effect" parameters (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Two-Voiced Drone (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Start with your own samples (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - The Designer tool (short description) ]

[ SynthScaper - Arpeggiator / Sequencer overview (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper - Automate pitch shifting (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper - One shot sample demo (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper modules connection diagram (big picture) ]

[ Complete description of SynthScaper 1.7 in one PDF file ]