Re-Compose Spexx (Now renamed Venom and owned by W.A. Production)

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KVRist
105 posts since 25 Oct, 2019

Post Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:03 pm

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KVRian
1462 posts since 23 Feb, 2017

Post Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:33 am

Is this the first acquisition that W.A Production has made or have there been more?
Signatures are so early 2000s.

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Banned
3896 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats

Post Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:40 am

Pretty much all wa stuff is taken from others afaik

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KVRAF
15631 posts since 12 Oct, 2008 from Here and there

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:39 am

The new plugin-in version works fine, the only big problem I see is that all my presets stored in SPEXX are of course gone now and that all instances of SPEXX used in former projects will not be replaced by automatically with Venom and the plug-in settings within these projects are lost, that's a big bummer...

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KVRAF
15631 posts since 12 Oct, 2008 from Here and there

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:46 am

So I copied over the.au-presets I made with SPEXX into the mew Venom user folder for au-presets (located in User Library/Audio/Presets/W.A.Production) but Venom can't read the old presets so...arggghhhh

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KVRAF
15631 posts since 12 Oct, 2008 from Here and there

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:11 am

So I'll just copy over the parameters manually from Spexx presets to new Venom presets, as long as Spexx still works that seems the only solution.

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KVRAF
2150 posts since 12 Jan, 2019

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:54 pm

I took a chance on it (for 11 dollars and some change), and I am blown away by its potential for sound design. It's resizable, as well, for the win. I've only tinkered with it for about 15 minutes, but damn it has taken me places. :)
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3896 posts since 15 Sep, 2010

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:56 pm

Dirtgrain wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:54 pm
I took a chance on it (for 11 dollars and some change), and I am blown away by its potential for sound design. It's resizable, as well, for the win. I've only tinkered with it for about 15 minutes, but damn it has taken me places. :)
Pretty amazing uh! :D :tu:
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KVRAF
1841 posts since 11 Aug, 2012 from omfr morf form romf frmo

Post Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:22 pm

Spexx was always awesome and now it's a lot more affordable. I don't like the new name (the original was distinct and told you what it is) but the rebranding needed to get away from the Google search results. The UI changes improved it. More visible on/off indicator on the modules, input/output/mix now grouped together, help button is more obvious, and the Venom logo now adds true bypass. We lost the CPU readout but I already have that in my DAW so no big loss.

On Windows, the presets are saved with a .prs extension. I copied them over from \ProgramData\Audio\Presets\ReCompose\Spexx to \ProgramData\Audio\Presets\WAProduction\Venom and they all load perfectly. I loaded the presets in a hex editor and I don't notice any differences in format.

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KVRAF
4453 posts since 8 Jul, 2009

Post Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:56 pm

If you buy it direct from WA Productions, its $11.80 with another 40% off with code WABlackXX which expires at some point, That means you can get Venom for around $7. Crazy. Also look out on their sire for other discounted tools that another 40% apply to - I picked up MidiQ and the Vocal Bundle with 5 plugins. Puncher was free. Total was $16. The ones I got are actually pretty good, and somewhat unique. Good impulse buy to for those suffering from GAS. Won't break the bank. Babylon is also included in the sale.

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KVRAF
1931 posts since 16 May, 2004 from Soviet Union

Post Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:53 am

Still did not get Venom to my WAprod account (yes did described license migration process week ago or more, even already two times lol). Though it's not critically ofcourse, Spexx works fine under his key.

KVRist
234 posts since 14 Jun, 2018

Post Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:40 pm

Okay. Only did it a few days ago... will have to wait.

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