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Loomer updates Sequent to v1.3

Loomer Sequent

Loomer has updated Sequent, a multi effects plug-in for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Sequent is a step-sequenced multi-effect processor with a flexible modular effects routing system, an incredibly powerful beat looper, twenty-three parameter sequencers, and a wealth of randomization options. Sequent is the ideal tool for mangling audio on stage or in the studio.

Changes in Sequent v1.3.0

  • Native 64-bit VST plug-in for Mac OS X (64-bit VST support requires Mac OS X 10.6 or greater; 64-bit Audio Unit requires Mac OS X 10.5 or greater; all other formats require Mac OS X 10.4 or greater. )
  • Bitcrusher effect added to distortion module.
  • Massively improved speed and responsiveness of all UI controls.
  • Improved CPU usage when wiring effects in the modular view.
  • Improved CPU usage when tweaking parameters from a hardware controller.
  • Improved CPU usage when rapidly switching patterns.
  • Sequence syncing is now more reliable for hosts which provide only periodic PPQ positional information.
  • Rotary controls for Looper mode and Filter types are now replaced by combo controls.
  • For the Windows VST plug-in, when using a relative path for the presets folder, the path is now relative to the DLL, not the host.
  • Standalone versions now support multiple simultaneous hardware controllers.
  • MIDI Program Changes are now multi-threaded, and so will no longer potentially stall the audio synthesis.
  • Fix for GUI freeze that could occur in certain Mac OS X VST hosts.
  • Preset searches are now multi-threaded. Preset browser can now immediately respond to user interaction, even whilst searching a massive preset library, or when browsing a folder containing a large number of presets.
  • Added soft notching for volume and crossfade controls, making unity volume and 50% crossfade mix easier to dial in.
  • Fixed extremely rare crash that could occur on a minority of Windows 32-bit systems when opening the UI.
  • Preset meta data (ie, author name, notes, tags) is now correctly displayed after loading an .FXP based preset or restoring a saved project.
  • Standalone application tempo can now be set to within two decimal places of accuracy.

Sequent is available to purchase for £49 GBP excl. VAT.

More information: Loomer / Sequent

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Loomer releases Cumulus granular sampler (available with Computer Music 170)

Computer Magazine is featuring Cumulus by Loomer on the DVD of its latest edition.

Cumulus is a granular sampler which radically transforms sample content by breaking it into tiny slithers of audio called grains and reorganizing them to form new sounds.

Loomer Cumulus
Loomer Cumulus

Cumulus is capable of a wide ranges of timbres: from evolving atmospheric soundscapes; to organic physical textures.

Up to eight Scenes can be created; a Scene corresponding to a particular sample position and set of synthesis parameters. Scenes can be played in realtime via MIDI, or arranged internally using the built-in sequencer.

Cumulus for Windows, Mac and Linux (VST/AU/RTAS) is now available with Computer Music Magazine.

More information: Computer Music / Loomer

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Loomer updates Aspect to v1.7.6

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Loomer Aspect

Loomer has updated Aspect, a virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Aspect is a 32-note polyphonic software instrument that combines a great-sounding, powerful synthesis engine, with a flexible semi-modular architecture and unparalleled ease of use. The core of Aspect’s superb sound are two analog modeled oscillators, each capable of producing a powerful selection of raw waveforms, and dual filters that can be routed in series, in parallel, or even blended into unique combinations.

Changes in Aspect v1.7.6

  • Native 64-bit VST plug-in for Mac OS X (64-bit VST support requires Mac OS X 10.6 or greater; 64-bit Audio Unit requires Mac OS X 10.5 or greater; all other formats require Mac OS X 10.4 or greater.)
  • Preset searches are now multi-threaded. Preset browser can now immediately respond to user interaction, even whilst searching a massive preset library, or when browsing a folder containing a large
    number of presets.
  • Preset meta data (ie, author name, notes, tags) is now correctly displayed after loading an .FXP based preset or restoring a saved project.
  • Vastly improved CPU usage when recalculating DSP graph as a result of realtime re-wiring of a modular preset.
  • Standalone application tempo can now be set to within two decimal places of accuracy.
  • Fix for GUI freeze that could occur in certain Mac OS X VST hosts.
  • Fix for LFOs being incorrectly reset every four bars when using the standalone application.
  • Fix for minor issue which caused a changed preset to temporarily be reverted to its original state when previewing presets via the browser.

Aspect 1.7.6 is available for immediate download from Loomer. A license is available to purchase for £65 + VAT.

More information: Loomer / Aspect

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Loomer updates Manifold and Resound to v1.6.0

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Loomer Manifold / Resound

Loomer has released updates to Manifold and Resound, two cross-platform effect plugins.

Manifold is a software audio effect processor that enhances an audio signal, producing a fuller, livelier, bigger sound.

Resound is a software audio delay effect processor that emulates the sound and operation of vintage magnetic-tape echo units.

Changes in Manifold / Resound v1.6.0

  • Native 64-bit VST plug-in for Mac OS X (64-bit VST support requires Mac OS X 10.6 or greater; 64-bit Audio Unit requires Mac OS X 10.5 or greater; all other formats require Mac OS X 10.4 or greater. )
  • Integrated undo and redo, with unlimited history size.
  • [Resound] Split mechanical tape emulation controls into separate Noise and Flutter parameters.
  • Category support in preset browser.
  • MIDI Program Changes are now multi-threaded, and so will no longer potentially stall the audio synthesis.
  • Fix for GUI freeze that could occur in certain Mac OS X VST hosts.
  • Slightly reduced CPU usage and removed potential audio thread stall that could rarely occur when editing parameters.
  • Windows RTAS plug-in is now installed to the correct location on 64-bit Windows operating systems.
  • Fix for rare issue that stopped presets from loading in Linux Renoise when LADSPA plug-in support is enabled.
  • Fix for issue that could cause some presets to be instantly marked as changed after opening them in Pro Tools or Maschine on Mac OS X.
  • Factory presets now load significantly faster.
  • Fix for crash (on both Windows and Linux) that could occur when ‘space’ is pressed when confirming the overwrite preset dialog.
  • For Windows VST (32-bit and 64-bit), the preferences file can be placed alongside the DLL file to facilitate USB or portable installs.
  • Preset meta data (ie, author name, notes, tags) is now correctly displayed after loading an .FXP based preset or restoring a saved project.
  • VU meters now automatically reset their overload status after a few seconds.
  • Various host compatibility fixes.
  • PDF manual is now printer-friendly.

Manifold and Resound are available to purchase for £35 GBP + VAT each.

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Loomer updates String virtual string ensemble synthesizer to v1.3.5

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Loomer String

Loomer has released version 1.3.5 of String for Mac OSX and Windows.

This release fixes several issues specific to the Mac OS X and Windows versions: String for Linux remains at version 1.3.0.

Changes in String v1.3.5

  • Fix for the String FX Mac OS X 64-bit VST plug-in not resizing correctly in some hosts when opening the preset browser.
  • Fix for mouse-wheel not working correctly for the Windows 32-bit VST plug-in.

String 1.3.5 is available for immediate download from Loomer.

More information: Loomer / String

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Loomer updates Shift effect plugin to v2.2.0

Loomer Shift

Loomer has released version 2.2.0 of Shift, a pitch shift delay effect for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Shift is a diatonic granular pitch shifting delay. Shift combines an intuitive and beautiful user interface, with a great sounding granular synthesis engine. Shift’s flexibility allows a palette of timbres ranging from basic echo effects, through intelligent harmonies, to exotic evolving ambient soundscapes.

Changes in Shift v2.2.0

  • Native 64-bit VST plug-in for Mac OS X (64-bit VST support requires Mac OS X 10.6 or greater; 64-bit Audio Unit requires Mac OS X 10.5 or greater; all other formats require Mac OS X 10.4 or greater.)
  • Integrated undo and redo, with unlimited history size.
  • Preset Browser is now maximized to fill the entire plug-in window.
  • Windows RTAS plug-in is now installed to the correct location on 64-bit Windows operating systems.
  • MIDI Program Changes are now multi-threaded, and so will no longer potentially stall the audio synthesis.
  • Fix for crash (on both Windows and Linux) that could occur when ‘space’ is pressed when confirming the overwrite preset dialog.
  • Fixed interface lock that could occur on Cubase for Mac OS X.
  • Preset meta data (ie, author name, notes, tags) is now correctly displayed after loading an .FXP based preset or restoring a saved project.
  • VU meters now automatically reset their overload status after a few seconds.
  • For Windows VST (32-bit and 64-bit), the preferences file can be placed alongside the DLL file to facilitate USB or portable installs.
  • Clearer font in PDF documentation.
  • Fix for rare issue that stopped presets from loading in Linux Renoise when LADSPA plug-in support is enabled.
  • Factory presets now load significantly faster.

Shift v2 is available to purchase for £45 GBP excl. VAT.

More information: Loomer / Shift

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Loomer updates String to v1.3.2 (Mac OSX)

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Loomer String

Loomer has released version 1.3.2 of the Mac OS X version of String, a virtual string synthesizer instrument.

This release fixes several issues specific to the Mac OS X version; String for Windows and Linux both remain at version 1.3.0.

Changes in String v1.3.2

  • Fix for GUI freeze that could occur in certain hosts.
  • Fix for crash that could occur when validating the 64-bit Audio Unit.
  • Fix for newly loaded presets being incorrectly marked as changed in Maschine when using the String Audio Unit.

String v1.3.2 is available for immediate download from Loomer.

More information: Loomer / String

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