|Author||Topic: Good FreeAlpha VSTi|
Posted: 4th July 2002 20:46
A big thumbs up for Linplug. I haven't actually got anything of theirs, so I d/led the freeAlpha VSTi. A very smooth sounding synth - very Juno-ish (but alot warmer in the filter to my ears). The presets weren't too brilliant, so you need to program it a bit to get the best out of it. It's not going to set the world alight in terms of flexibility, but not too shabby in the modulation stakes though. I like it - rounded and warm sounding rather than in-yer-face. In fact it made me think about having a peek at their other stuff - I d/l'ed the demo of their sampler thing because of the quality of the FreeAlpha sound.
I do like this idea of s/w companies - give us the goodies for free as a taster and it probably increases their business for the real good stuff.
So what do users think about the other Linplug stuff? - Am I missing out on good s/w here? Because I need a s/w sampler (doesn't have to be real flashy, but quality sound).
Posted: 4th July 2002 22:20
Just played with FreeAlpha. It's a very useable little synth, with enough quirks and unique features to make it worth the download. You can get some strong thick basses out of this thing, as well as some nice retro percussive sounds. Very nice.
Posted: 5th July 2002 16:11
all linplug stuff is real good quality software . . . i have the cronoX [fantastic] and the rmIII [still my 'bread and butter' drum sampler [i have dr008 too]] . . . stable as hell and peters support is second to none . . . heard nothing but good stuff about the deltaIII too
. . . cheers rob