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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby alexis » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:23 pm

A youtube site describing some freebies, I can't vouch for any of them personally. Am actually trying to get my head around why a meter needs to "process" my audio rather than just display data (Vintage PSP highlighted in the video).

Nice thread, this one!
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby alexis » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:58 pm

alexis wrote:A youtube site describing some freebies, I can't vouch for any of them personally. Am actually trying to get my head around why a meter needs to "process" my audio rather than just display data (Vintage PSP highlighted in the video). Edit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1oAiB2C4NU&feature=g-hist

Nice thread, this one!

Whoops - forgot to put the link, sorry!
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby yofiel » Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:00 pm

chazz wrote:Synthfont is one of my favorites since its both a VST plugin and selfstanding. Dont forget http://www.audiomastermind.com/browse-free_vst_plugins-5886988-1.html

+1. A search for keyword 'delay' returned >400 links!
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Marjeda » Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:58 pm

I downloaded this freeware sampler the other day, and seems decent so far

http://www.tx16wx.com/
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby lingyai » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:40 am

Not sure of this counts as a plug-in per se, but here is an amazingly expressive and easy to use, free cello for Kontakt

http://blakus.com/pocketblakus-192
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby shufflebeat » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:58 am

Marjeda wrote:I downloaded this freeware sampler the other day, and seems decent so far

http://www.tx16wx.com/

There seems to be a lot of chat about this. I've d/l 'd it but haven't had time to play. Post back with your thoughts if you can.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Marjeda » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:02 pm

I haven't spent much time with it myself really.

I've just switched over from using Ableton Live onto Cockos Reaper and needed a sampler and came across this.

All I've really done is load a few vocal samples and had a quick play, so don't really have anything much to contribute just yet.

But from the little I've used it, it seems to do the same sort of functions that I was using Ableton's 'Sampler' for.

And the website says that a future update will bring alongside the freeware version a professional version that will provide a few more extra features, but that takes it into 'Budgetware' rather than freeware but I think I'll be happy to pay a little bit for something I'm making use of.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby full circleltd » Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:03 pm

Hi everyone,

Nice post for sharing with us and share your views/ information.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby OneWorld » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:18 pm

Marjeda wrote:I downloaded this freeware sampler the other day, and seems decent so far

http://www.tx16wx.com/

Seems a good little sampler, really easy to setup and use, intuitive interface. I use Kontakt 5, which is great, if you live to a 101 to get your head round it.

I also have Gigastudio GVI, which is great too, but of course TASCAM ditched Gigastudio users, and that too was a very easy GUI to understand, and TX16 seems just as easy.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Scope » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:28 pm

Presonus Studio One
A fab free sequencer for Mac & PC.
Comes with a rompler. & a "get you started" library for the synth and numerous instrument and drum loops.
The PC version rompler can access sound fonts - so there is an unlimited library out there, all for free.

There are higher versions offering more features @a £££.
But for sheer fun for free, studio one gets my vote
(& I am a long term cubase & logic user !!)
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Shonn Frank » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:24 pm


IDK..Is it just me? I have a hard time with free plugins. I think it's because I'm old (40 :shock:) and I'm stuck thinking BEFORE the renaissance of computers when there was a canyon between professional/acceptable gear and non-professional/ "cheap" stuff and forget about free! lol

It's the old "you get what you pay for" mentality, where you're thinking there's no way some shmuck can throw a compressor together that can rival these million dollar companies who can pay top programmers and collaborate with engineers and designers and have access to vintage gear and all that.

I know there are plenty of reasons why I'm wrong to think this way. I'm also a sucker for a cool GUI. idk

Although, when the freebie is from a bonafide developer with those resources, and I can understand that they are showcasing their stuff..my mind acts more inviting.

For example:
Camel Crusher by Camel Audio (thumbs up)
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Matt Houghton » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:37 pm

Tokyo Dawn Labs Feedback Compressor II is in beta for both Mac & PC now. Bit of a resource hog, so more suited to mastering or occasional use in a mix - not something for every channel! - but it offers things most other dynamics plug-ins (whatever the price) don't and sounds superb.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby annaangel » Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:22 am

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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby OneWorld » Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:39 pm

Marjeda wrote:I haven't spent much time with it myself really.

I've just switched over from using Ableton Live onto Cockos Reaper and needed a sampler and came across this.

All I've really done is load a few vocal samples and had a quick play, so don't really have anything much to contribute just yet.

But from the little I've used it, it seems to do the same sort of functions that I was using Ableton's 'Sampler' for.

And the website says that a future update will bring alongside the freeware version a professional version that will provide a few more extra features, but that takes it into 'Budgetware' rather than freeware but I think I'll be happy to pay a little bit for something I'm making use of.

Came across what?
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