SampleScience has announcesd the release of a free virtual instrument for Windows and macOS. The Bells features a collection of 15 tonal bell sounds that can be shaped using onboard effects.

Different sound design techniques have been used to create a range of highly usable bell tones. From resynthesized acoustic bell to FM synthesis and physical models. The instrument also features a nice set of real-life acoustic bell sounds. The onboard effects of the plugin version make this plugin highly versatile for different genres of music from trap to modern classical music.

The VST/VST3 and AU plugin version includes 4 effects to shape your sounds to your taste, while the Decent Sampler version can be used on iOS, Linux, and in Pro Tools.

The Bells (plugin) features

  • 15 bell sounds.
  • Multi-LFO.
  • Distortion, reverb, chorus, delay.
  • Lowpass/highpass filter.
  • Low-CPU usage.
  • Amplitude range controls.
  • 3 voice modes: polyphonic, monophonic, and legato.

The Bells is available as a “pay what you like” download, including free.

More information: SampleScience