Full Bucket Music has released version 1.2.0 of the scrooo, a free spectral formant synthesizer instrument.

Previously available for Windows only, version 1.2.0 now includes VST and AU plugin formats for macOS. The plugin has been rebased to WDL-OL/IPlug, and a MIDI Learn function has been added.

The scrooo is a polyphonic software synthesizer plug-in for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) based on a spectral formant synthesis architecture and written in native C++ code for high performance.

the scrooo features

  • Up to 64 voices polyphony including portamento.
  • Two band-limited carrier oscillators.
  • Three fully independent formant generator sections.
  • Three formant generation modes.
  • Two amplifiers with volume and panorama control.
  • Three envelopes (ADSR) with exponential slopes.
  • Three low frequency oscillators (LFOs) with tempo synchronization.
  • MIDI Learn – all parameters can be controlled by MIDI CC.
  • Double precision audio processing.
  • Plug-in supports Windows and macOS (32 bit and 64 bit).

The scrooo is a free download.

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