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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Zebra 2.8/3.0 misleading hype
by pdxindy at 17 Oct 2017, 11:38
Linux public beta (4408)
by hihu at 17 Oct 2017, 10:39
by Stollmeister at 17 Oct 2017, 01:10
by pdxindy at 16 Oct 2017, 12:23
Linking Zebra2 to CCs
by The unshushable Coktor at 16 Oct 2017, 06:55
Persistant crash of Filterscape
by Urs at 16 Oct 2017, 03:22
I own zebra.. but want a new synth.. which?
by spunkmuffin at 15 Oct 2017, 12:23
So Long And Thanks For All The Cheese
by Chris-S at 15 Oct 2017, 10:13
What would you say comparing ACE and Bazille
by mevla at 15 Oct 2017, 06:56
2 new patch sets for Hive released.
by Perimeter Sound at 14 Oct 2017, 15:39
Help: Repro-1 does not respond to any Midi Messages!
by luqsuasa at 14 Oct 2017, 11:10
u-he preset library
by mclstr at 14 Oct 2017, 02:29
wav2zebra like software
by TMW at 13 Oct 2017, 23:26
Lyrebird delay time question...
by Urs at 13 Oct 2017, 23:10
Looking for Zebra patches in which expression controlled by velocity
by mcnoone at 13 Oct 2017, 03:08
Why Are the Linux Versions of U-He Products Hidden On the U-He Web Page
by mevla at 12 Oct 2017, 09:54
Diva: Analogue Hits soundset
by analoguesamples909 at 11 Oct 2017, 16:33
Look What You Made Me Do - I changed DAW
by Beamboom at 11 Oct 2017, 03:42
Using Satin on every channel
by #rob at 11 Oct 2017, 02:27
by david.beholder at 11 Oct 2017, 00:04