Bootsy (H. L. Goldberg) has released TesslaSE, a freeware signal modelling VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

TesslaSE models pleasant sounding electric effects coming from transformer coupled tube circuits in a digital controlled fashion.

TesslaSE features

  • Transformer style signal saturation.
  • Smooth transient polishing and increased RMS leveling.
  • Subtle analog style signal colouration.
  • Switchable sub bass enhancements.
  • Zero latency processing, low CPU usage.
  • Harmonic enhancements without artefacts (aliasing).
  • Dynamic noise model.
  • Proprietary signal processing and modelling algorithms implemented.
  • Performance crucial parts are written in assembler, completely SSE optimized.

Check the included manual (.pdf) for more information about TesslaSE.

TesslaSE can be downloaded here.