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Synth (Analogue / Subtractive) Plugin by Omnitaur
Free (Donationware)
Daedalus by Omnitaur is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin for Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin.
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Daedalus is a polyphonic synthesizer with special attention paid to MIDI controls such as Pitch Bend, Modulation Wheel, Velocity and Aftertouch. It has been developed for the performing musician in mind.

Key Features:

  • VCO
    • 2 Pulse width modulated oscillators
    • Octave tune
    • Semi tune
    • Fine tune (VCO2)
    • Keyboard tracking
    • Envelope modulation
    • PWM mode and modulation
    • VCO2-to-1 modulation
    • Oscillator sync
    • Oscillator volume
    • Dual mode noise oscillator
    • Ring-modulation
  • HPF
    • 1 separate 12dB/octave hipass filter
  • VCF
    • 4 filter modes (1x 12dB/oct, 3x 24dB/oct.)
  • Envelopes (ADSR)
    • VCO,VCF and VCA
  • LFO
    • 2 BPM syncable LFOs
    • Shape
    • Shape invert
    • Rate
    • Trig mode
    • Modulation destinations and sources
    • Key mode (mono, poly and unison)
    • Unison detune
    • Main tuning
    • Main Volume
  • Extensive MIDI Control section including
    • Pitch Bend
    • Modulation Wheel
    • Portamento
    • Play dependant release control
    • Chorus
    • Delay
    • Arpeggiator
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Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 4.00 from 1 review

Reviewed By mhemnarch
January 28th, 2008

Nicely done UI. You can easily tell what everything does, and it's nice to look at.

Well, it sounds like a VA. A good VA, at that. The filters sound solid, and with the modulation options its easy to create interesting sounds. Daedalus operates something of a middle ground between really innovative, complicated digital synths that don't even try to mimic analogs, and outright emulations that try their best to recapture classic sounds. This can be a little tiring - at times the synth seems a little bit bland, but its polished sound manages to pull it ahead of the legions of other similar synths out there. It sounds crisp, clear, and nonetheless also thick.

Basically, you've got two oscillators, two filters that you can route to essentially whatever you want. There's also ring modulation, oscillator sync, chorus, delay, and an arpeggiator, all of which work nicely if not incredibly. However, this is one case where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. In combination, these parts make a synth that can create a very nice range of very solid sounds. It may not become the impossible-to-replace core of your synth setup, but it will prove a solid addition to any arsenal.

Decent, but there are very few of them and they don't really show the possibilities the synth has - in fairness, though, I'm reviewing the free version. From what I understand, the enhanced version, available for a modest donation, has many more presets.
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