Madrona Labs updates Aalto v1.1

Madrona Labs Aalto

Madrona Labs has released version 1.1 of Aalto, a virtual software synthesizer for Mac.

Aalto is a new semi-modular software synthesizer with an innovative, patchable UI, distinctive sounds, and a charming personality.

Changes in Aalto v1.1

  • Much faster: Aalto now runs 25 to 50% faster than version 1.0.
  • Installer: Easy install using Apple’s Installer puts Aalto’s bits where they belong.
  • New preset management UI: Load and save presets from the Aalto window.
  • Copy and paste presets: From the preset menu to and from the clipboard, for easy sharing, editing, and backup.
  • Host sync: Aalto’s sequencer now has rock-solid synchronization with your DAW’s clock.
  • Tuning tables: Load tunings from the Scala .scl file format. Over 100 different tunings categorized by musical tradition are included.
  • Sequencer modes: Key trigger and loop mode allow new uses of the sequencer.
  • Presets: Aalto now comes with 30 new presets from programming guru Simon Ball of SoundsDivine, and 10 fun sound machine constructions from synth innovator Alessandro Cortini.
  • Many minor bug fixes have also been implemented. See the bug tracker for a complete list.

Aalto is available to purchase as an Audio Unit plug-in for Mac (Mac and Windows VST coming soon) for $99 USD.

More information: Madrona Labs / Aalto

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