Cescato Musiktechnologie has released v2.50 Release Candidate 4 of Trans Computer Maschine, a free synthesizer instrument for Windows.

Cescato Trans Computer Maschine 2.5 RC4

Trans Computer Maschine is a Semi-modular Vintage Lead Synthesizer + Pattern Sequencer, firstly modelled after two legendary synths and a custom analogue sequencer from Germany.

Changes in Trans Computer Maschine v2.50

  • Added ‘KBD’ and ‘SEQ’ set buttons to speed up some basic routings.
  • Added Oscillators MIDI input ‘RESET’.
  • Added Sequencer ‘Clock’ indicator in ‘Synth Ch.’ display for ‘Gate’ mode.
  • Added Sequencer internal gating options for ‘Pitch’ and ‘Ctrls’ outputs.
  • Added Sequencer start step setting (Synth Ch. Reset menu).
  • Added some automatic resets for smoothly ‘MIDI Ch. Router’ operation.
  • Added un-synced ‘LFO’ frequency memory.
  • Changed ‘inverted Envelopes’ behaviour to unipolar negative.
  • Fixed CPU overload and Sequencer jitter while switching patches.
  • Fixed Envelopes not loading set mode after loading host project.
  • Fixed ‘LFO’ triggering noise click after changing patch.
  • Fixed noise clicks when selecting ‘SH Mixer’ from Oscillators FM sources.
  • Fixed occasional ‘LFO’ resetting at wrong times.
  • Fixed Oscillator 2 ‘Sync’ not working for triangle shape.
  • Fixed ‘Portamento’ and ‘Output Lag’ controls not matching displayed time.
  • Fixed Sequencer ‘Pulse Width’ showing slightly offset values.
  • Fixed Sequencer reset shift in ‘Pendulum’ modes.
  • Fixed signal flow display messed up after loading host project.
  • Fixed some switches not responding to full MIDI range.
  • Improved ‘Filter’ modulation indicators.
  • Improved filtering link, now featuring bandwidth control.
  • Improved GUI, disabling filters on inactive ‘Audio Mixer’ buses.
  • Improved Sequencer external/human triggering and gating.
  • Improved Sequencer ‘Random’ mode algorithm.
  • Improved Sequencer ‘Skip’ and ‘ON’ buttons interaction.
  • Improved the reading of values by adding dark blue background displays.
  • Improved value displays, discarding decimals for very large numbers.
  • Increased ‘Portamento’ time to 2 seconds, as it is in the ARP 2600.
  • Removed Patch selection GUI controls (was added in previous beta).
  • Removed some superfluous parameter automation.
  • Revised MIDI CC mapping for better compatibility.

Trans Computer Maschine is available as a free download for Windows (VST) in exchange for a Facebook like.

More information: Cescato Musiktechnologie