zplane development has announced an X-Mas offer for the LE edition of its vielklang instant harmony plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Four voiced choirs and brass sections in your DAW – just a mouse click away with vielklang Instant Harmony! vielklang Instant Harmony is a versatile vocal editing tool and harmony generator for musicians, songwriters and producers. It creates backing vocals and brass sections with up to four voices in a more musical way than traditional harmony processors. vielklang utilizes sophisticated voice-leading and harmony progression models to generate more natural and musical arrangements rather than producing plain parallel voicings. The piano-roll display allows complete control over every pitch of every voice.
vielklang LE features
Automatic generation of four-voiced choirs and brass sections.
Audio & MIDI harmonization.
Musical voicings by using voice-leading and harmony progression theory.
One-click modification of tempo, scale, and harmony.
Highest quality with the élastique pitch shifting engine.
The vielklang LE plugin is available to purchase for $49 USD / 39 EUR until December 31, 2012.
vielklang Instant Harmony is an instrument for easy generation of harmonies from an audio or MIDI melody.
The utilization of voice leading and harmony progression models allows vielklang to create harmony parts in a more musical way than traditional harmony processors and makes it a versatile and creative tool for musicians, songwriters and producers.
vielklang utilizes zplane’s widely-used élastique SOLOIST engine for high quality pitch shifting and time stretching.
The piano roll tab in zplane’s vielklang Instant Harmony V2.
Changes in vielklang Instant Harmony V2
Advanced pitch editing with direct tool access.
New sleek interface.
Vibrato and tremolo generator.
Hybrid view for score-like harmony visualization.
Multiple file harmonization.
vielklang LE is a light version with a reduced feature set at a competitive price. For a direct feature comparison between the two versions see the product page.
vielklang Instant Harmony for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for $149 USD/119 EUR. The upgrade from vielklang 1.x is $69 USD/49 EUR, with an introductory offer of $39 USD/29 EUR).
vielklang LE costs $99 USD/79 EUR. All existing users of vielklang 1.x are eligible to a free version of vielklang LE.
VirSyn has announced Harmony Voice, a harmonizer app for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch.
VirSyn’s Harmony Voice app with real-time pitch display.
Transform your voice into a choir with up to four voices! Harmony Voice is a pitch shifter and harmonizer with professional features including automatic tuning correction. A realtime visual intonation-display gives you feedback of the tunes you sing.
You can sing and Harmony voice will add up to four voices according to the chords you play with the piano keyboard. Instead of playing the chords yourself you can let Harmony Voice play the chords automatically to enrich the sound of your voice in a musically pleasant way.
The voice character can be adjusted in a way that you can turn a female voice into a male voice and the other way round.
Harmony Voice features
Four part realtime Harmonizer / Pitch corrector.
Different Harmonizer modes:
Manual harmonization by playing chords with up to four notes while singing.
Automatic harmonization ( Kraehenbuehl ).
Play base note and Harmony Voice adds appropriate chords.
Directly play the tunes for up to four voices with the keyboard.
Select key note and scale for harmonization and pitch correction.
Harmonies can be in just ( Barbershop ) or tempered tuning.
Mix your original voice with the harmonized parts.
Change the voice character.
Play background track from your iTunes library.
Hi-end reverb effect for room simulation.
Chorus and Delay effect.
Use a CoreMIDI compatible Interface* to control Harmony Voice with a MIDI Keyboard.
Skytopia has released SonicPhoto, an audio program to convert from pictures to sound.
Use your existing photo collection or draw your own in Photoshop (or any other paint editor) and with a click of a button, watch SonicPhoto create the sound before your eyes.
Inspired by the existing PhotoSounder program from Michel Rouzic, SonicPhoto loses the internal paint editor and sound importer, but gains automatic and convincing stereo, and a unique harmony filter to help create distinct and professional effects ranging from sparkling synths and rippling arpeggios, to roaring bass and metallic drones.
Create an infinite variety of sounds ranging based on the patterns found in any picture.
Instrument and harmony quantization so you can create tonal sounds.
Dozens of in-built presets, so you can immediately try sounds out and experiment.
Convincing stereo is automatically added to all sounds.
Very easy to use GUI with everything you need at a click of a button.
Well thought out system for loading and save custom projects.
Instantly adjust the quality to suit your needs (low for preview, high for final result).
Unlimited upgrades to future versions, and hassle-free installation, without messing about with keys/passwords .
SonicPhoto for Windows is available to purchase starting at $39 USD. A free demo version is also available.