LinPlug has released SaxLab 2, a virtual saxophone instrument plug-in for Windows (Mac version coming).

Inspirational SoundSets combined with an easy-to-use interface make the LinPlug SaxLab the ideal virtual instrument for musicians wanting to emulate real saxophones.

SaxLab 2 features

  • Many different sound sets for the various saxophone instruments.
  • Monophonic with “real sax” behaviour.
  • Adjustable mix of the “Air” layer, the “Keys” layer and the main tonal layer.
  • User-definable, velocity-sensitive amplitude envelope.
  • Tonal characteristics of the instrument’s overall sound can be defined by the user.
  • Real-time control of the instrument’s amplitude, brightness, the amount of room and the “roaring” of the sound.
  • Three modes of mono performance: Legato, Retrigger and Alternate.
  • Separate control of Up/Down PitchBend and Scoop.
  • Adjustable pitch, air and body frequency deviation per note.
  • Envelope, LFO and MIDI-controlled vibrato and tremolo.
  • Specialized stereo chorus and stereo reverb effects.
  • Full Micro Tuning capability (loads TUN files).
  • MidiLearn available for every control.
  • Sample accurate timing, full automation and settings are saved with the song.

SaxLab 2 is now available for Windows PC for €149 EUR / $199 USD. The upgrade from SaxLab 1 is €39 EUR / $49 USD (Mac version ships soon). A demo version is available for download (requires activation code).

Visit LinPlug for more information and sound demos.