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DreamStation DXi2

Synth (Analogue / Subtractive) Plugin by Audio Simulation
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DreamStation DXi2 has an average user rating of 4.11 from 9 reviews

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User Reviews by KVR Members for DreamStation DXi2

Reviewed By dburgan [read all by] on February 7th, 2004
Version reviewed: DXI2 on Windows
I've heard a lot of people complain about DreamStation, about this or that, but honestly I don't know why. Nearly every time I need a solid, bread-and-butter VA sound out of a soft synth, I end up using DreamStation. Lots of other VA soft synths have more features and are better at certain things, but none are as flexible and usable as DreamStation.

In particular, I've heard people complain the sound is thin or uninspiring. Frankly, I have no idea what they're talking about. I've gotten tremendous basses and nice pads out of DreamStation. And the brass! Wow, you can get a lovely Vangelis CS80-style brass out of this thing, complete with delayed vibrato.

DreamStation lacks only two things really. First is a mod matrix. DreamStation is a very simple VA model, with hardwired modulation, which limits the diversity of sounds it can make. Again, it makes bread-and-butter stuff wonderfully, but if you need a 'different' sound, you'll have to look elsewhere.

Finally, the UI on it is just too small! The knobs are so tiny that sometimes I have to squint to see them clearly. Not that it isn't a nice UI - it is, and very well designed. If it was about 50% bigger, it would be perfect.

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Comments & Discussion for Audio Simulation DreamStation DXi2

Discussion: Active
16 December 2011 at 7:27am

Not working in Windows 7 SP 1 on MacBookPro under Bootcamp, can´t find the "CWDXPX1.DLL" in FL Studio 10.0.2

24 January 2016 at 7:18pm

Works for me on Windows 10 x64 using Synapse Audio Orion 8.6 (32-bit).

2 November 2020 at 10:06am

Looks like this has gone west download links to some unrelated website.

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