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By Alex @ Smart Electron:x
- 16 voice polyphonic.
- 6 high quality oscillators with no-interpolation algorithm.
- Custom oscillators can be loaded.
- Custom envelopes can be loaded (WAVs with loop points).
- Detune and phase per oscillator.
- Two filters: VCO with velocity sensitivity and master key follow filter.
- MIDI control for parameters.
- Master effects: Chorus and Reverb.
- 18 factory presets + sound bank created by René @ rgcAudio
Reviewed By orbit
August 19, 2009
Features: Can crash a Quad Xeon in seconds.
Presets: They are there.
Customer Support: Not needed.
Value for money: It's free, I didn't expect much, I wouldn't pay a cent for this.
I love smartelectronix, they DO make good plug-in's. Maybe this was written DAW specific? If so, I'd love to know which one, I do want to hear those pads.Read more
Reviewed By johnmorales
May 17, 2005
Galactix does what it does extremely well. It is also one of the easiest to tweak synths out there. Just a bit of fiddling with the controls and completely new and hot sounds can be created. People talk about its awesome pads, but I got some unique bass sounds, I haven't heard anywhere else.
I use this synth to inspire my writing more than any other.
If you are into hard rock, heavy metal, any type of guitar music, or harsh conflicted industrial music this synth is NOT for you, you will NOT get it. Just pass it by, and don't waste your or anyone's time saying how you don't get it. It's not meant for your type. LOL
Alex made the presets initially hard to find. To display the presets, RIGHT CLICK in the scrolling field where the pre-set name is displayed. When you do a selection list will pop up.
The only drawbacks are it's CPU usage, and it is becoming harder to wrap for DXi hosts like Cakewalk. A workaround for those who would like to use this synth with newer versions of Cakewalk would be to use OLDER versions of the VST wrappers. The newer ones bend and twist the VST completely.
All freeware comes with quirks. This one does to, but after you learn what they are (like notes don't obey the off command when triggered by stopping play of your sequencer) it's easy to work around them.
I sincerely wish Alex would come out with an updated version. I'd gladly pay for it. What ever happened to him and smartelectronix by the way?Read more
Reviewed By warbug
February 21, 2003
Reviewed By drk_sum
August 6, 2002
Reviewed By bajongo
April 28, 2002
Thanx a lot, Alex!Read more