discoDSP Highlife Open Source updated to R3 beta

The Open Source version of discoDSP’s HighLife sampler instrument has been updated to R3 beta. HighLife R3 beta now has greatly improved sfz import, more in line with the official sfz specs. Most sfz files … read more

mobilesynth — Synthesizer for the iPhone

Allen Porter has released mobilesynth, a freeware synthesizer for the Apple iPhone. mobilesynth is an open source classic monophonic synthesizer, designed for live performance. Developers are encouraged to visit the website and contribute. mobilesynth features … read more

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Mixblendr v0.2.2 released

A new version of the Mixblendr software package has been released. Mixblendr is open source audio editing and remixing software that you can install on your website. Mixblendr lets fans create remixes in real-time in … read more

Christian Budde releases Fast Multiband Compressor

Christian Budde has released Fast Multiband Compressor, a lightweight multiband compressor based on Christian’s Fast Soft Knee Compressor and a set of linkwitz-riley filters. Fast Multiband Compressor features Lightweight multiband compressor. Second order linkwitz-riley crossover … read more

Christian Budde releases Fast Compressor

Christian Budde has released Fast Compressor, a freeware soft knee compressor optimized for low CPU usage. While it is not that difficult to build a hard knee compressor with a low CPU usage, it is … read more

Insert Piz Here releases Mr. Alias 2

Insert Piz Here has released Mr. Alias 2, a freeware instrument plug-in for Windows, Mac and Linux. Mr. Alias 2 uses non-bandlimited oscillators which can be transposed near to and beyond the Nyquist frequency, causing … read more

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RJProjects releases Aqualizer v1.1

RJProjects has released version 1.1 of Aqualizer, a sound filter plug-in which is very similar to an equalizer. Developers Josse van Dobben de Bruyn and Jelle van Mourik write: We cannot refrain from telling you … read more

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Christian Budde releases Simple Chorus

Christian Budde has released Simple Chorus, a freeware plug-in that was originally created as part of Christian’s Delphi ASIO & VST Open Source Project. nX-Synth 2 features Simple chorus implementation with up to 8 stages. … read more

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Chris Cannam updates Sonic Visualiser to v1.4

Chris Cannam has released version 1.4 of Sonic Visualiser, an application for inspecting and analysing the contents of music audio files. It combines powerful waveform and spectral visualisation tools with automated feature extraction plugins and … read more

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Short links for December 4th, 2008

Some interesting things I found recently: # Califaudio: Open Reel Ensemble – Califaudio posts about the Open Reel Ensemble: scratching 4 reel-to-reel analog tape recorders to make some really cool music. They hook up a … read more

Ardour 2.7 SAE Edition now available for OS X/Intel

Ardour, the open source digital audio workstation, is now available in a native version for Intel Mac, Ardour 2.7 SAE Edition. In April 2007, SAE Institute agreed to become a corporate sponsor for the Ardour … read more

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jVSTwRapper v0.9g released

Java based plug-in development environment jVSTwRapper has been updated to version 0.9g, adding Audio Unit (AU) support. This is a major relase, introducing “one click multi-platform, multi-plugin-technology deployment”: jVSTwRapper has slowly grown into a multi-platform, … read more

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Short links for September 22nd, 2008

Some interesting things I found recently: # Rhythm Ring: Interactive Rhythm Sequencer – The Rhythm Ring interactive rhythm sequencer is an engaging musical device that enables the user to create a plethora of rhythms and … read more

Short links for August 28th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on August 28th, 2008: # Hands-on with Aurora, Open Source DJ Control Surface, Shipping Now Peter Kirn takes the Aurora for a spin: The Aurora is called a DJ “mixer,” … read more

Short links for August 26th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on August 26th, 2008: # The A Team music box From Asciimation: The box has two buttons on the top and a 3.5mm audio jack on the front. Also visible … read more

Short links for August 18th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on August 18th, 2008: # Learning Reaktor: 10-Step Path to Building New Sequencers, Beatboxes, and Effects Peter Kirn writes: “What if you had to take just one software instrument with … read more

Short links for August 14th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on August 14th, 2008: # Cellphone Piano by Joe McKay Joe writes: Each key on the keyboard is wired into a key on a cell phone – as you play, … read more

Livid Instruments releases Livid Looper

Livid Instruments has released Livid Looper, a freeware audio looping tool for Windows and Mac. The spacious, colorful, illustrated interface is designed to inspire the artist, the simple rules provide for never-ending complexity, collaboration on … read more

Mixxx v1.6.0 released

Adam Davison and Albert Santoni have released version 1.6.0 of Mixxx, a free, open source DJ software that gives you everything you need to perform live mixes. Mixxx v1.6.0 on Linux From the development blog: … read more

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Koblo releases Centaurus and Koblo Studio (alpha)

Koblo has released Centaurus, a mini synthesizer with a great big sound. Centaurus features Frequency and Pulse width Modulation Key Sync Multi-waveform LFO Mod Envelope Filter from the Legendary Vibra9000 developed by Max Gronlund and … read more

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