Parawave Audio has announced the release of Rapid, a new synthesizer instrument that combines multiple synthesis layers to achieve powerful and dynamic sounds.

Rapid is a modern polyphonic hybrid synthesizer designed to bring together fast workflow and powerful synthesis techniques.

It features a unique layer engine that lets you shape and customize all aspects of your sounds, resulting in dynamic and fat patches, ready for production, performance or simply inspiration.

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After a long development cycle and fine-tuning process, the creation of many wavetables, multi-samples and hundreds of presets we proudly announce the public release version of our first product the RAPID Synthesizer.

We hope that with RAPID you will find a new companion in your daily sound design and music production process. From the beginning, our design goal was to bring a fresh new user experience that will convince with sonic quality an ease of use. For the future we try to constantly enhance the workflow and develop new synthesis features requested by our customers, or maybe by you? Make sure to tell us your ideas, or any suggestions, you think will improve RAPID. For sure we will think about it!

Rapid features

  • Enormous sounds and a fast workflow.
  • 8 layers – each with its own modulation and effect stack.
  • 650+ carefully crafted sound presets.
  • 250+ wavetables.
  • 190+ multi-samples.
  • 210+ modulator presets.
  • 220+ effect presets.
  • 8 oscillator effects.
  • 20 filter types.
  • 7 insert effects.
  • 12 layer effects.
  • Good sounding synth reverb.
  • 4 envelopes, LFOs and sequences per layer.
  • Trancegate and sidechain.
  • Intelligent arpeggiator.
  • 3-band equalizer and master compressor/limiter.

Rapid is currently available for Windows (32/64-bit VST), priced at 210 EUR incl. VAT. Future development plans include Mac support, a resizable and skinnable GUI, drag & drop import of samples, more FX slots and workflow featues, and Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) support.

Parawave Audio will also extend Rapid with extensions, individual packages that offer new wavetables, multi-samples, sound presets and additional tools.

More information: Parawave Audio