AudioThing has released an updated to the miniBit software 8-bit chiptune style synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Version 1.6 includes a Custom Waveform Editor, featuring 32 steps and 8 waveform slots per preset. You can now draw your own waveforms by clicking and dragging on the editor.

miniBit is an 8-bit/chiptune style synthesizer plugin that emulates the sound of 80s game consoles and retro computers.
It features a main oscillator with 18 waveforms paired with a sub oscillator (a square wave pitched one octave below). The waveforms are not bandlimited and will produce aliasing.

Changes in miniBit v1.6

  • Added: Custom Wave Editor with 32 steps and 8 waves.
  • Added: Glide row to Step Sequencer.
  • Fixed: Sub-Osc Glide Issue.
  • Fixed: Step Sequencer not retaining values on some Hosts.
  • Fixed: Random clicks when scrolling through Waveforms.
  • Improved: Waveform Monitor.

miniBit is available for Windows and Mac (64bit only) from AudioThing and distributor Plugin Boutique, priced at 20 USD/EUR. For a limited time you can save 20% off all AudioThing plugins in a Holiday Sale.