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 VZ8 by AKAI is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin for Windows and Mac OS X. It functions as a VST Plugin and an Audio Units Plugin.
VZ8
Product VZ8
Developer AKAI
Price (MSRP) No Longer Available
Type / Tags
Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
Instrument(s)  
Operating System Availability
Operating
System
Latest
Version
Download Released
N/A - Not Released
N/A - Not Released
Supported Sample Formats (loads or saves) include
AIFF, Akai, WAV
Miscellaneous Information
Important Note
Never released
  • 24-bi t/ 96kHz operation (*).
  • Polyphony for each VSTi/AU instance is limited only by the host CPU's processing power.
  • Up to 16 audio outputs for each instance.
  • Each instance allows up to 128 layers assignable to 16 MIDI channels.
  • Multiple instances can be opened (**).
  • Q -EDIT allows quick and easy access to key parameters for instant tweaking.
  • Virtual assignable Q-link knobs for real-time performance control. These controls’ movements can be recorded to the host sequencer.
  • Full program editing available using Akai Professional’s award-winning ak.Sys software.
  • Disk browser integrated within ak.Sys allows the use of your PC/Mac CD-ROM for sound library loading.
  • True compatibility with S1000, S1100, S2000, S3000, S3000XL, S5000, S6000, Z4 and Z8 sound library formats.
  • Network VZ8 software samplers and Z4/8, S5/6000 and MPC4000 hardware samplers on the ak.Sys network with drag and drop data compatibility between them.
  • 34 resonant filter types (2, 4 and 6-pole lowpass plus various highpass, bandpass, notch reject, peak, phase shifting filters, a voweliser and an assortment of ‘combo’ filters).
  • Special ‘triple filter’ mode offers three separate multi-mode filters per voice that allow you to create your own unique filter combinations.
  • Three envelope generators (two multi-stage, one ADSR) per voice.
  • Two multi-wave, MIDI syncable LFOs with variable waveform phase and shift.
  • Comprehensive modulation matrix that allows you to route up to 35 control sources to over 50 targets.
  • Velocity switching and continuous controller cross fading between zones.
  • Portamento, Glissando and Mono Legato functions allow you to accurately emulate monophonic analogue synthesisers.

(*) Polyphony is halved at 96kHz
(**) The exact number of instances depends on the host processing power.

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