Free FM Synthesizer Dexed (VST Windows and Mac)

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KVRAF
1941 posts since 10 Jul, 2006 from Tampa

Post Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:07 pm

zzz00m wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:53 pm
planetearth wrote:
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Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:09 am
zzz00m wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:22 am
battlecate wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:57 am
Of course I was after the sounds used on the DX7 for JUMP. :) So catchy.
Huh? The Van Halen song?
Maybe it's the Madonna song, or the Kris Kross song...
The Pointer Sisters' song? "Jump (For My Love)"

Steve
You got a "Point-er" there! Considering the year that song was released, very good chance that was a DX. Sounds like it anyway...
Hot damn! What do I win?!

And what was this all about, anyway? I've lost track....

Steve
Listen to some of my stuff here: https://soundcloud.com/shadowsoflife. If you hear something you like, I'm always looking for collaborators....

KVRist
179 posts since 28 Dec, 2007

Post Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:34 am

It seems like not all of the parameters in 0.9.5 are exposed to DAWs for automation. I did not have this issue in 0.9.4hf1.

For example, in 0.9.4hf1, I am able to configure OP 2's Coarse parameter as an automatable parameter in Ableton. But, in 0.9.5, I am unable to do that.

Anyone else dealing with this? Any workarounds?

Thanks

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KVRian
1106 posts since 17 Jul, 2007 from Baghdad-Iq

Post Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:10 am

Any chance to release an update where it's possible to load user waveforms or at least to have additional waveforms on operators?
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KVRist
149 posts since 20 Dec, 2013 from Montreal

Post Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:01 pm

jbone1313 wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:34 am
It seems like not all of the parameters in 0.9.5 are exposed to DAWs for automation. I did not have this issue in 0.9.4hf1.

For example, in 0.9.4hf1, I am able to configure OP 2's Coarse parameter as an automatable parameter in Ableton. But, in 0.9.5, I am unable to do that.

Anyone else dealing with this? Any workarounds?

Thanks
There were issues with VST3 automation with this version. It is now fixed with with 0.9.6.

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KVRAF
5188 posts since 18 Jul, 2002

Post Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:54 pm

macOS binary version says it's 1.0.0.

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KVRist
149 posts since 20 Dec, 2013 from Montreal

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:12 pm

I have to keep version 1.0 to keep the compatibility of the plugin between the versions. Once we go on version 1.0.0 for real this will be updated accordingly.

KVRAF
1671 posts since 11 Jan, 2009 from Portland, OR, USA

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:39 pm

I'm confused, where are you guys getting these newer versions from?

I've always used this as my access point to Dexed -- https://asb2m10.github.io/dexed/ -- and it is still at 0.9.6....
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https://tvhwy.bandcamp.com/releases - classic IDM by TV HWY
www.dwifh.com - old-school industrial music by DEAD WHEN I FOUND HER

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KVRian
1334 posts since 14 Apr, 2016 from Germany

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:02 pm

nvm
Last edited by mladi on Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:05 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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KVRist
149 posts since 20 Dec, 2013 from Montreal

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:04 pm

The real version is 0.9.6. The version in the plugin manifest doesn't match the version of the code. We do this to keep compatibility. If I put 0.9.6 in the plugin manifest, the plugin wont load old projects since it is looking for the version 1.0 and up.

If you want to know the version of dexed, click on the logo to get about box.

KVRist
45 posts since 6 Dec, 2020

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:57 pm

Have there been any issues with VST3 as it pertains to SysEx out capabilities? I know Steinberg's been really... asinine, for lack of a better word, when it comes to MIDI support within VST3 - though I guess if the MIDI irregularities are just limited to Note/CC timings being improperly serialized it wouldn't be critical for SysEx...

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KVRian
641 posts since 14 Jul, 2018

Post Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:18 pm

in re new version 0.9.6:
i am havin problems with the installer on mac, mojave

the zip unzips fine
but the resulting .mpkg crashes hard with a crashlogfile when opening/doubleclick

crashlog saved - i'll happyily send it in case...

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KVRian
941 posts since 14 Apr, 2008 from /* whitenoise */

Post Sat Mar 06, 2021 4:39 am

Is there any time-estimation for a better gui-scaling? It's still unusable blurry for my old eyes.
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KVRer
4 posts since 2 Mar, 2021

Post Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:04 am

Using Dexed as a librarian.

I feel like I must be super dense, but I just got a hardware DX7 and have been trying to use Dexed to load in new patches. Nothing seems to be happening, and I have not found any step by step guides on how to do this. However people seem to really love using Dexed as a librarian/editor, so I feel like I am missing something obvious. Can anyone point me to an explanation on how this is supposed to work so I can troubleshoot what I am doing wrong? Thanks!

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KVRian
1462 posts since 18 Sep, 2004 from Suffolk, UK

Post Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:11 am

Ckafoweeth wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:04 am
Using Dexed as a librarian.

I feel like I must be super dense, but I just got a hardware DX7 and have been trying to use Dexed to load in new patches. Nothing seems to be happening, and I have not found any step by step guides on how to do this. However people seem to really love using Dexed as a librarian/editor, so I feel like I am missing something obvious. Can anyone point me to an explanation on how this is supposed to work so I can troubleshoot what I am doing wrong? Thanks!
Have you turned the Memory Protect off on the DX7? Make sure you have the DX7 Out selected to match the same MIDI port you have the DX7 connected on. Also, ensure that the MIDI RCV channel on the DX7 is set to the same as you have in the PARM settings page on DEXED.
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KVRer
4 posts since 2 Mar, 2021

Post Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:40 am

Thanks for the reply.

Yep, I think i have all of that set up. I was able to send new patches via MIDI-OX, though it seems like it freezes up the DX7 at the end and I need to power cycle it, but once I do, they are all in there. Does it matter if I am using Dexed as a VST or standalone? When does Dexed try to send patches? I can see the lights on my midi adapter working when I hit keys or change knobs in Dexed, but not when selecting new patches/cartridges...

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