Saltline has released version 1.1.1 of Swierk, a free subtractive synthesizer for Windows, and version 1.0.3 of Brzoza, a free FM synthesizer plug-in.

Saltline Swierk

Swierk is a relatively straight forward subtractive synthesizer with familiar sound generators, controls, routing, look and feel. Swierk comprises of 4 sound generators, 2 oscillators with 3 different selectable waveforms, a sub oscillator and a noise generator.

Brzoza is a two operator mono FM synthesizer. Each operator has three, fixed route, modulators. modulation amount is controlled by the modulator’s ADSR envelopes. A wide range of sounds and textures can be created from tight, soaring leads and deep basses to “bell” like sounds and evolving textures.

Changes in Swierk v1.1.1

  • Minor graphical changes.
  • Sub waveform mix added.
  • Double click to reset on centered controls.
  • Envelope 1 + 2 response curves and time adjust added.
  • Envelopes 1-3 added to external matrix.
  • Unison voices increased to 8.
  • Tune drift and heat added to oscillators 1+2.
  • Output LP/HP filter bypass.

Changes in Brzoza v1.0.3

  • Double click to reset on centered controls.
  • Minor graphical changes.
  • Linear and exponential envelope shapes.
  • Modulator cascade sync.

Both plug-ins are available to download for Windows (VST) at no charge.

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