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Modern, Renaissance or Baroque, I tried everything! It's hopeless... it definitively sounds plastic or electronic... Absolutely not natural! Even plastic scholar recorders have a better sound.
I own this plug-in since its version 1.0 then 1.1 and now 1.2... but I never use it. Because I have the impression to use a toy for children rather than a real classic or baroque flute! Even the new release 1.2 remains with its plastic/electronic sound absolutely not natural.
I am myself a flute player, with 45 years of practice (I'm 53) with many flutes of the world, included of course the european transverse flutes... and the baroque recorders like should be this plug-in regard to its picture. With baroque recorders, I've been for 20 years recital player of Telemann, Pergolese, Haendel, Purcell, Vivaldi...
But when I need to record MIDI tracks with the sound of a flute or a recorder (instead of real audio tracks) I of course don't use my flutes but I use at least something which reproduce quite closely the sound of a flute or of a recorder.
If I don't want to enter into the two big Garritan or Vienna symphonic sounsets, for my MIDI tracks here are the two free excellent plug-ins which sound far, far, far, far, far, far better!: - Ixox Flute by Ixox - Mini Dizi by Kong Audio.
I simply use both depending on the case because they are totally complementary each of other. Though totally free, both are really awesome, no comparison at all with this RECsoprano. Whatever the flute you want to get you can get it with one of these two VSTs simply by changing the sound to your needs with all their knobs. Even to play staccato or percussive, Ixox flute is awesome.
You can get absolutely all the flute sounds with these two plug-ins, from deep cylinders like didgeridoo or Xiao or Shakuhachi upto very high pitch flutes like Dizi or Shinobue, including native american flutes, bansuri, nay, panpipes, kena, baroque recorders of all tessitura, and transverse flutes.
And if these two plug-ins are not enough as raw to get YOUR sound, since there are little but obvious difference between the real flutes (physically the differences are essentially due to their own matter, their age, the care we have to them, and also (a factor decisive for their future life) the long preparation of the wood (or clay or metal) by the instrument maker before it is carved)... there is only one method absolutely best of the best to drive even more realistic the sound made by these two plug-ins above (no need to acquire different dedicate flute plug-ins!) and to get it as close as you like to your aim... it's simply by using an excellent filter plug-in to sculpt your harmonics. Many filters are convenient for that among the VSTs. The only one that I use myself to get all the flute sounds that I want (and each one more beautiful than the next)... is this filter (free too) that I love to sculpt flute sounds because of one of its unusual characteristics: it can keep a very very slight white noise at the output, hushed, discrete, fluting and fabulous for the reproduction of woodwinds: - TAL-Filter-II by Togu Audio Line. A filter where you draw the curve with your mouse! Apart with very complex physical modeling synthesis, one can't do better than a filter like this one for the reproduction of acoustic instruments.