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Urs Heckmann
Guerickestr. 31a
10587 Berlin
Sales: info@u-he.com
Support: support@u-he.com
Mar 2
RT @moonraidermusic: Check out my review of the breathtaking 'Bazille', from @uheplugins over at http://t.co/Kf3JxiFqsp
Feb 18
KVR OSC finished, 67 songs with Hive, great stuff: https://t.co/4Ge0JoJsZ9 - Congratz to Jasinski for winning it!!!

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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I had an idea.
by whyterabbyt at 6 Mar 2015, 14:16

Hive preview (extended + presets)
by mcnoone at 6 Mar 2015, 14:07

Diva on a Windows8 tablet ...
by Journeyman at 6 Mar 2015, 10:42

Latest builds - Revision 3304 (incl. GUI fix for LogicX 10.1)
by serhiy06 at 6 Mar 2015, 05:25

Bazille XY pads
by tedlogan at 6 Mar 2015, 03:40

way to disable 16 sample latency
by david.beholder at 5 Mar 2015, 18:55

U-He Audio Demos (More than 240 demos!)
by V0RT3X at 5 Mar 2015, 14:28

Hive patching question
by Dasheesh at 5 Mar 2015, 13:48

Zebra 2 TETRALOGY preset collection: rereleased, now with 350+ patches!
by zvenx at 5 Mar 2015, 10:26

Bazille 1.0 released :-)
by liv at 5 Mar 2015, 06:03

by #rob at 5 Mar 2015, 03:46

Moog System 55 vs Uhe Ace.
by pdxindy at 4 Mar 2015, 20:08

Beyond Earth, a soundset for u-he Bazille
by david.beholder at 4 Mar 2015, 14:50

Does Satin's auto-mute save CPU?
by elvisish at 4 Mar 2015, 08:29

U-HE Hive
by aaron aardvark at 3 Mar 2015, 22:23

Presswerk 1.0 released
by aaron aardvark at 3 Mar 2015, 22:11

Toxic Zebra
by V0RT3X at 3 Mar 2015, 15:38

Zebra3 Info
by david.beholder at 3 Mar 2015, 06:10

Symlinks and Presets directory on OSX
by pedx1ng at 2 Mar 2015, 04:54

Dreamer for Zebra, Dream pad collection
by buing at 1 Mar 2015, 07:21

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