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Yamaha releases S90 XS/S70 XS Editor / Editor VST v1.2.2
Yamaha has released the S90 XS/S70 XS Editor, a convenient tool which lets you edit and save the various parameters of your S90 XS/S70 XS synthesizer.
These include Voice and Mixing parameters (edited in the Voice or Multi mode of the S90 XS/S70 XS) such as Volume, Pan, EG, and Cutoff and other settings. Thanks to its easy-to-understand graphical interface, you can edit various parameters of the S90 XS/S70 XS right from your computer—using the mouse to adjust the virtual knobs, sliders, and buttons and entering values from the computer keyboard. Finally, all the changes you have made can be saved to your computer or transmitted to the S90 XS/S70 XS instrument.
Besides a standalone application, Yamaha has also released a VST version.
The S90 XS/S70 XS Editor VST, based on the “VST3 technology” by Steinberg, works as a VST3 plug-in with Cubase series 4.5 or later (DAW application). The S90 XS/S70 XS Editor VST also works as the same way as other VST instrument software, allowing you to save the edited settings of the S90 XS/S70 XS, or use them for another project.
In addition, you can handle the S90 XS/S70 XS Voices in the Media Bay window in Cubase when using the S90 XS/S70 XS Editor VST with Cubase 4.5 or later, allowing you to search for, listen, and play the S90 XS/S70 XS Voices within Media Bay in Cubase. The S90 XS/S70 XS Editor VST provides a comprehensive and seamless music production environment – making the use of hardware and software both easier and much more efficient.
S90 XS/S70 XS Editor and Editor VST v1.2.2 are free to download from the Yamaha website.
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