Tone2 releases ElectraX v1.2 public beta

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Tone2 has released version 1.2 public beta of ElectraX, a virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

ElectraX v1.2 will be available soon. We added a huge number of new features and improvements. This update will be for free for all ElectraX customers.

Tone2 ElectraX
Tone2 ElectraX

Changes in ElectraX v1.2 (public beta)

  • New features:
    • ‘Load patch to synth’ allows to stack up to 4 patches for fat multitimbral sounds.
    • ‘Copy’ button now includes the option to create 4x stereo unison patch.
    • The filter section has been extended with multiple unique Fractal Filters. These innovative, new filter types are exclusive and not available from any other company..
    • Analog modeled ‘Moog’ filter (Analog controls self oscillation and non-linearity).
    • Analog modeled State Variable Low-pass with ‘Filter-FM’ (analog controls FM amount).
    • Nonlinear 12dB Low-pass ‘LP Shaped’ filter.
    • Native PC 64 Bit standalone version.
    • 20 additional patches.
    • The oscillators now support drag&drop for wav and resynthesis import.
    • Samples longer than 10 seconds can be loaded now.
    • Loop/Single is automatically set on sample import.
    • Octave/Semi is automatically detected from sample name (e.g. Piano_A-3.wav).
    • Last directory is remembered on wav load and fxp load/save.
    • Mod Matrix destination ‘Start’ sets OSC start phase or sample start point.
    • Mod Matrix destination ‘Mix’ crossblends between filter1 and filter2.
    • Mod Matrix sources ‘Midi CC’, ‘Breath’, ‘Foot’, ‘Expression’, ‘Hold’….
    • Mod Matrix source ‘VoiceNr’ returns a value which depends on the current voice number.
    • Mod Matrix source ‘NumKeys’ counts the number of pressed keys for more dynamic expression.
    • Mod Matrix source ‘KeySat.’ returns a saturated version of key follow.
    • Mod Matrix source ‘Impulse’ returns a 1ms long impulse suitable for attack sounds.
    • Mod Matrix: 12 additional analog ‘Decay’ envelopes as source.
  • Improvements:
    • Improved graphics with 4 new skins.
    • FM on/off, OSC on/off, Distortion type and Sync can also be changed during playback.
    • Oscillators that are FM modulated by a deactivated source do no longer output noise.
    • Many improvements in sample handling.
    • Up/down controls now display an arrow and are more smooth to handle.
    • Improved sound when using glide mode.
    • ElectraX is more robust against broken Midi data which is sent by hosts.
    • Improved CPU compatibility.
    • Waiting icon is now displayed during patch load.
    • ‘Analog’ psychoacoustic mode has been improved.
    • Smarter installer.
  • Changes:
    • Trancegate is now only available as Insert Effect.
  • Fixed:
    • Fixed a crash which could happen if patches were loaded during playback.
    • Fixed a possible problem with could result in hanging notes.
    • Fixed a rarely appearing problem where the plugin did not output sound.
    • Fixed a rarely appearing GUI freeze.
    • Fixed a click in sample playback.
    • Fixed a possible glitch in the filters.

ElectraX v1.2 public beta is available to download now, for Windows PC 32-bit, Windows PC 64-bit, and Mac OS X.

More information: Tone2 / ElectraX

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