Tone2 has released a second public beta version of its Icarus wavetable synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Tone2 Icarus beta

Icarus is a exceptionally powerful, new synthesizer with ‘3D wavetable synthesis’. It offers a fresh signature sound, which quickly catches your audiences’ attention. The easy to use interface and a massive amount of inspiring factory sounds allow you to create professional tracks rapidly and with very low effort.

Changes in Icarus public beta 2

  • New features:
    • The shape of the Step LFO can be drawn with the left mouse button. The right button edits a single step.
    • Video tutorials can be shown by clicking on the help button.
    • Support for 22Khz samplerate.
  • Enhancements:
    • Enhanced some factory sounds.
    • Enhanced ‘Create random patch’. It now gives more interesting results.
    • Enhanced sound quality at 88 khz samplerate.
    • Better compatibility with Fruity Loops.
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed a hanging tone which could appear after demo timeout.
    • Fixed a wrong name in the about screen.
    • Fixed ‘Action RMX 2000 SJA.fxp’.
    • Modwheel in patch browser sometimes showed a wrong value.
    • Fixed a wrong menu entry in the wavetable editor.
    • Fixed Modwheel value display.
    • Fixed Osc Volume value display.
    • Fixed a falsely appearing ‘midi learn’ when drawing the step lfo.
    • Fixed focus problems with some hosts.
    • Fixed a hanging note.

The public beta is available for download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU). A license for Icarus costs 149 EUR.

More information: Tone2 / Icarus