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Tone2 Audio announces Nemesis 2 Synthesizer

Tone2 Audiosoftware

Tone2 Audio has announced the forthcoming release of Nemesis 2, a synthesizer plugin for Windows and Mac OS.

The update to v2.0 is a major update, which is available for free. It includes a big GUI, many new features, new waveforms, higher sound-quality, better performance and many enhancements.

Nemesis 2 is downward-compatible with all previous versions. All existing song projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary.

What's new in v2.0?

New features:

  • A big interface is available beside of the normal scale now.
  • It is possible to select from 4 GUI sizes in 'CFG'.
  • The synth can create an unlimited number of new sounds with FILE->'Create random patch'.
  • 119 additional Waveforms including many noisy and complex types.
  • New effect 'Hypersaw' which stacks 3,5,7 or 9 voices.
  • New effect 'Haas Effect' which creates the impression of positioning a sound source.
  • New effect 'Chorus Standard' which has the sound of an industry-standard chorus.
  • The texts shown in the patch-browser on Mac support hi-dpi drawing.
  • The plugin detects the best GUI-size automatically.
  • Added Digital-Signatures for the installers on PC.
  • Added Notarisation for the installers on Mac.
  • Support for Code-Signing on the Mac, since new hosts may require it to be able to run plugins.
  • Compatibility with MacOS Catalina and Big Sur.
  • Completely new AudioUnit interface.
  • The texts shown in the patch-browser on Mac support hi-dpi drawing.
  • Keyfile-dialogue is available in German.


  • The interface has a smoother rendering with more contrast.
  • Much faster loading of plugin and patches.
  • Compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Enhanced sound of MultiTap, Delay, PingPong, DelayDual, Doubler DelayBand. They sound less detuned.
  • More beautiful fonts.
  • Patch-browser has more contrast.
  • Reworked many graphics.
  • Many small enhancements.

New features and enhancements (standalone-version for PC):

  • Added a recorder that can export your jam-session to a wav-file.
  • The BPM-rate can be changed.
  • Added a soft-clipping-algorithm with low harmonic distortion.
  • The current patch can be saved on exit and is reloaded automatically on start.
  • MME-driver support.
  • Midi-through support with output-routing.
  • Added MIDI-velocity-curves with multipoint-splines.
  • Optional MIDI-transposition with up to +-48 semitones.
  • Optional MIDI-channel-filtering.
  • The current BPM-rate, CPU-load and volume is shown on the top-panel.
  • Tooltips are shown on the top-panel.
  • Lower latency for the sound-card drivers.
  • More responsive GUI with 120 Hz refresh-rate for smooth knob movements.
  • Faster closing of plugin.


  • 32-bit on PC is not longer supported. If you still use a 32-bit host, install Nemesis 1.6 instead.
  • MacOS 10.7 is the minimum requirement now. If you still use 10.6 or 10.5, install Nemesis 1.6 instead.


  • Fixed a rarely appearing crash that could happen when the plugin was closed while a tooltip was shown.
  • Fixed an unlikely crash on the Mac which happened if the plugin was closed immediately after opening the browser.

System requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 10 / Vista (32-bit or 64-bit).
  • PC formats: 32-bit VSTi, 64-bit VSTi, standalone.
  • Mac: MacOS 10.7 or higher / MacOS 11; Intel CPU or Apple M1.
  • Mac formats: 32-bit VSTi, 64-bit VSTi, 32-bit Audio Unit (AU), 64-bit Audio Unit (AU).

Price: TBA.

Nemesis 2 features user-friendly copy-protection: No cloud, no dongle, no need to be online.



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