Tek’it Audio has announced an updated to the APC virtual re-creation of the popular Atari Punk Console DIY lo-fi circuit.

TekIt Audio APC

Version 1.6 includes support for the macOS Audio Unit format and 64-bit VST2/VST3 plug-in formats for Windows.

APC is a lo-fi square wave synthesizer which is based on the “Stepped Tone Generator” circuit designed by Forrest M. Mims III in 1980. It also includes modifications of the original circuit, resonant Zero-Delay Feedback high-pass and low-pass filters, a gate controller with a Hold function and key tracking.

Changes in APC v1.6

  • Adds 64-bit VST2 support for Windows.
  • Adds 64-bit VST3 support for Windows.
  • Adds 64-bit Audio Unit support for macOS.
  • Adds .vstpreset and aupreset format support.
  • Adds .xmlpreset and .xmlbank to exchange preset between formats.
  • New Windows installer program to support the new plug-in formats.
  • Adds package installer for macOS.
  • Fixes Hold and Gate was not working when Keytrack MOD was active.
  • Fixes BEEP Keytrack was not getting all Note Changes.
  • Improves Gate handling.
  • Fixes Loud stop working when put to zero while using Gate or Hold.
  • Fixes output volume was lighter when hold is active.
  • Improves LFO on BLOOP.
  • Tunes filters frequency knobs curve.
  • UI New About Screen icon.
  • Removes Submit Mod’s feature.
  • Removes Social and Help Screen.
  • Adds new presets.
  • Drops support for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
  • “End User License Agreement” Revised.
  • UI Plug-in information screen updated.
  • User manual revision 4.

APC is available for purchase for 18 EUR/$22 USD.

More information: Tek’it Audio