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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby merlyn » Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:43 pm

CHOW Tape Model written by Jatin Chowdhury models several analogue tape machines and is available for Mac, PC and Linux.

https://github.com/jatinchowdhury18/Ana ... tag/v2.7.0

It adds a certain something. The GUI doesn't look like a tape machine, and I like that because the GUI doesn't actually affect the sound. There is an option for oversampling up to 16x. 16x oversampling is heavy on CPU so it's possible to monitor at say 4x oversampling then use 16x for the final render.
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby 4ryo » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:08 pm

currently loving totape from airwindows:
https://www.airwindows.com/totape5/
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Re: Your Recommended Free PC Software

Postby Martin Walker » Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:22 pm

Quick comment on the previous two posts - I have both of these tape freebies and like them a lot.

Chow Tape is actually incredibly versatile, and you can use it to create quite a range of really funky 'ancient machine' sounds with crackly and mangled artefacts.

Likewise, Airwindows ToTape is great not only for tape warmth, but also for more radical tape wobble and tangle special FX.

Recommended!


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