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Urs Heckmann
Guerickestr. 31a
10587 Berlin
Sales: info@u-he.com
Support: support@u-he.com
Mar 26
Number Two: @Bitwig & u-he promo + congratz to Bitwig anniversary http://t.co/GSehTEC7pe
Mar 26
Number One: ACE, Bazille, Zebra updated today! http://t.co/VEMYbjJpwS
Mar 25
@rrymc Newsletter either tomorrow or Friday. If all goes well. Couple of updates and a goodie.

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).


18 Dec 2014u-he releases Presswerk 1.0 - Dynamics Processor for Mac OS X and Windows0 comments 17 Oct 2014KVR u-he Synth Bundle Giveaway Winner Announced - Wins ACE, Bazille, Diva & Zebra0 comments 7 Oct 2014KVR Giveaway: u-he Synth Bundle - Win ACE, Bazille, Diva & Zebra - Final Day0 comments 29 Sep 2014u-he releases Bazille 1.0 - Hybrid Modular Synth for Mac & Win in VST2, AU and AAX formats with Intro Offer1 comments 10 Sep 2014KVR Giveaway: u-he Synth Bundle - Win ACE, Bazille, Diva & Zebra0 comments 5 Aug 2014u-he updates "Satin - Tape Machine" to v1.2 - incl. Pro Tools AAX Support0 comments 7 Jul 2014u-he launches Bazille Patch Competition #30 comments 26 May 2014U-he updates ACE to V1.31 comments 9 Dec 2013u-he Zebra turns 10 - updated to V2.7; Diva updated to V1.3 (Both incl. AAX)0 comments 30 Sep 2013u-he updates Satin Tape Machine Plug-in to V1.10 comments 12 Sep 2013u-he releases Satin Tape Machine0 comments 2 Sep 2013u-he announces release date and price for Satin - Tape Effects plug-in0 comments 30 Apr 2013u-he updates all their plug-ins0 comments 11 Apr 2013u-he announces "Satin - Tape Machine" Plug-in for Win & Mac0 comments 18 Dec 2012u-he releases free Podolski synth for Mac & Win VST, VST3 & AU (incl. 64-bit)1 comments 17 Dec 2012u-he release Uhbik G, P and D Rack Extensions0 comments 15 Oct 2012u-he release Uhbik-Q and Uhbik-F Rack Extensions0 comments 26 Aug 2012u-he updates Diva to v1.1.1 and Zebra2 to v2.5.41 comments 24 Jul 2012u-he releases The Dark Zebra and ZebraHZ0 comments 8 May 2012u-he updates Diva to v1.1 - Boosts Performance0 comments

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KVR Forum (Latest Posts)

March 2015 update: ACE, Bazille & Zebra2 (rev 3437)
by Urs at 30 Mar 2015, 02:23

by hakey at 30 Mar 2015, 01:37

The Hive Hexagon Thread
by Tony Ostinato at 30 Mar 2015, 01:34

u-he preset library
by shpitz at 30 Mar 2015, 00:53

Hive Beta Presetlibrary not there any more?
by Howard at 30 Mar 2015, 00:20

Zebra Redux
by FLWrd at 29 Mar 2015, 23:50

Some tutorials would be nice
by sascha at 29 Mar 2015, 23:48

Hive preview (extended + presets)
by Urs at 29 Mar 2015, 23:21

u-he/Bitwig sikkkkkkk cross-promotion
by xx JPRacer xx at 29 Mar 2015, 19:21

Aaltos reverb for Bazille. (AU only)
by V0RT3X at 29 Mar 2015, 12:38

'Future Retro Beats' for Hive available for purchase. Intro Price. MP3 demo coming soon.
by Xenos at 29 Mar 2015, 12:25

Linux public beta
by glokraw at 29 Mar 2015, 12:11

Latest builds - Revision 3304 (incl. GUI fix for LogicX 10.1)
by Urs at 29 Mar 2015, 08:03

Dedicated Hive feature request thread.
by mcnoone at 29 Mar 2015, 03:33

Some NEW Zebra Food - Tesla's Zebra
by PatchAdamz at 29 Mar 2015, 01:27

by sascha at 28 Mar 2015, 13:31

U-He Hive Demo Track
by NatLife at 28 Mar 2015, 12:07

317 patches for Hive. Free download. FINAL version.
by aaron aardvark at 28 Mar 2015, 11:33

Presswerk 1.0 released
by aaron aardvark at 28 Mar 2015, 10:47

Zebra3 Info
by JurijPopotnig at 28 Mar 2015, 07:17

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