XILS-lab has released version 2.0 of XILS 3 LE, a light edition of the analog modular synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.


Capable of producing both a very wide range of classic analog sounds, and sounds no other analog synth can do, The XILS 3 LE V2.0 cumulates an authentic emulation of the Synthi (VCS 3) modular synthesizer and a replica of the 256 Analog Sequencer, its natural companion.

XILS 3 LE features

  • 6 oscillators grouped in 3 pairs, with waveshaping (on sine wave, saw, triangle and square).
  • 1 noise oscillator (with noise color).
  • 1 analog filter, non linear and zero delay behaviors, with 3 modes (12/18/24 db lowpass).
  • 1 trapezoidal envelope generators, looping EG in the time of analog (switchable to ADSR).
  • Polyphonic ring modulator.
  • 2 independent outputs feeding the stereo bus, each with one analog lp/hp filter.
  • Programmable joystick vector controller.
  • Polyphonic sequencer with 3 independent lines, slew rates, 3 recording modes.
  • Sequencer can behave as modulation source.
  • Pitch tracker, envelope follower, transient, gate, sample & hold modules.
  • Chorus, delay, spring reverb.
  • 6 Play modes (including unison 2/4/6), polyphonic and mono portamento/glissando/legato, 2 different keyboard scaling, polyphonic aftertouch and VCA handling.
  • Hundreds of presets made by worldwide famous sound designers.
  • Preset database engine (find the right patch in a flash, create your own tags).
  • Comprehensive manual with a getting started and tutorial sections.
  • Instrument or effect plug-in.

XILS 3 LE is available for a “pay-what-you-want” price (starting at 4 EUR) until November 1st, 2014 (regular 34 EUR). The update is free for XILS 3 LE owners.

More information: XILS-lab / XILS 3 LE