Berlin-based audio software company u-he was founded in 2001 by Urs Heckmann. Originally a one-man show, the company recently evolved into a tightly-knit team of employees, active associates and 3rd-party contractors – with ambitious plans.
Especially well known for the Zebra2 software synthesizer, u-he has developed several other successful products over the last decade, and regularly contributes freeware to popular magazines (available as download or on cover discs).
Despite their underlying complexity, u-he synthesizers and effects are widely acclaimed for their ease of use. This is often attributed to Urs Heckmann's background as industrial designer. Heckmann sees the seemingly unconventional decision to start an audio software company as a direct result of his equal love for industrial design and for synthesizers.
Most recently, u-he has been exploring concepts for analogue synthesizers, and the first results can be heard in the software synths ACE (audio-rate modulation paths) and Diva (highly accurate simulation of electronic circuitry).
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by jme-audio at 23 Oct 2017, 14:57
Blade Runner 2049, Spot the Zebra
by Bathrobe at 23 Oct 2017, 13:48
Zebra 2.8/3.0 misleading hype
by Howard at 23 Oct 2017, 11:18
Attack Problem with Voice Stealing
by anyoddthing at 23 Oct 2017, 09:40
[Bazille] Most parameters can't be automated in Live
by mcbpete at 23 Oct 2017, 08:02
by Tp3 at 23 Oct 2017, 07:06
Zebralette, no preset name after Reaper reopen
by Urs at 23 Oct 2017, 04:38
Linux public beta (4408)
by Beamboom at 23 Oct 2017, 01:47
New song with RePro-1, Diva, Hive, and Presswerk as of Oct. 22! Check it out!
by aaron aardvark at 22 Oct 2017, 20:06
Massive Modular Skin : Massive-like Mod System in Zebra²
by Jax Pok at 22 Oct 2017, 16:37
u-he preset library
by aMUSEd at 22 Oct 2017, 15:08
Using Satin on every channel
by Andrew John at 22 Oct 2017, 08:24
2 new patch sets for Hive released.
by Perimeter Sound at 21 Oct 2017, 15:31
Presswerk for distressor-ish compression
by Urs at 21 Oct 2017, 13:09
Zebra 2.7.2: Inconsistent attack on sound
by pdxindy at 21 Oct 2017, 11:43
by zvenx at 21 Oct 2017, 05:03
Why Are the Linux Versions of U-He Products Hidden On the U-He Web Page
by krans at 20 Oct 2017, 02:29
Way to many stickies
by Urs at 19 Oct 2017, 23:28
Changing Zebra2's default midi inputs
by psychogenetix at 19 Oct 2017, 18:25
Zebra2 in FL Studio 12.5 - automation precision issues
by psychogenetix at 19 Oct 2017, 18:19