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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Waldorf Wave Zebra
by Vectorman at 19 Feb 2017, 13:06
Anyone Using Diva On More Than 4 Cores?
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Strange Bazille behaviour on 1 patch
by Howard at 19 Feb 2017, 05:51
by Howard at 19 Feb 2017, 05:34
Linux public beta (4408)
by Beamboom at 17 Feb 2017, 14:18
Why we can't automate pitchbender in Uhe's instruments ?
by Maykie at 17 Feb 2017, 11:21
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by kyhon at 17 Feb 2017, 06:34
SoundsDivine releases 'Original Score' - U-he Diva
by brick at 17 Feb 2017, 04:47
Nice (german) interview with Urs
by Howard at 16 Feb 2017, 02:04
How can I modulate overall volume with expression (cc11)
by Howard at 16 Feb 2017, 02:00
Reflections - A soundset for Hive
by NerdMcBoon at 15 Feb 2017, 15:11
Tyrell-N6 v2 80s skin (update)
by vanKloot at 15 Feb 2017, 06:46
VST3 - known issues (Updated info!)
by tasmaniandevil at 15 Feb 2017, 02:31
FR request: How about a comprehensive U-he midi-out?
by glokraw at 14 Feb 2017, 15:24
Patchlib of Zebra 2 - a question
by akira at 14 Feb 2017, 01:35
by Shiek927 at 13 Feb 2017, 18:13
Diva multicore adds noise
by mevla at 12 Feb 2017, 17:16
Diva 2 Wishlist
by alexpen at 12 Feb 2017, 14:21