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MIDI FX / Utility Plugin by mucoder
hypercyclic
hypercyclic by mucoder is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin and a Standalone Application for macOS, Windows and Linux. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin and a Standalone Application.
Product
Version
1.5.544
System Requirements
Windows XP SP3 or later
Product
Version
1.5.544
System Requirements
VST, Standalone: OS/X 10.5 or later
AU: OS/X 10.6 or later
Product
Version
1.5.544
System Requirements
tested with Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin x64
Instrument
Formats
Copy Protection
None
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What is hypercyclic?:

  • an LFO-driven MIDI arpeggiator, gate effect and step sequencer.
  • for mangling sustained MIDI input chords.
  • the output of which can then drive other MIDI instruments.
  • acts either as a VST or Audio Unit plugin for your DAW, or as a standalone application.
  • the original hypercyclic won 2nd place in the KVRAudio.com Developer Challenge '07.
  • the sweetspot for hypercyclic is the narrow border between chaos and regularity. Or, in other words, how to induce a certain pleasant randomness and syncopation, yet forcing everything to align again on the bar or beat boundaries.

How do you use it?:

  • the main use for hypercyclic is to generate MIDI that can be recorded and/or sent to other plugins. However it also features a simple built-in synth for testing purposes.
  • you can use two tempo-synced LFOs to modulate various parameters for creating interesting rhythmic effects and chord variations.
  • a unique feature is the possiblity to modulate the sequencer step size itself, which is useful for creating glitchy stuttering effects.
  • another thing you can use is a groove function for playing slightly off the beat. The groove parameters can also be modulated over time by the LFOs, adding to the rhythmic variation.

Now with 64-bit support.

Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 5.00 from 4 reviews

hypercyclic
Reviewed By DJark
December 30, 2017

Great vst. Thanks so much for providing this free. Great work. I especially like it when using for drones or ambient pieces, gives the sound structure a whole new level of greatness.

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hypercyclic
Reviewed By data salad
June 24, 2016

Crazy hypnotic tool for controlling my analog synths, i checked alot of those arpeggiator plugins and this one is real dope plus its free.

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hypercyclic
Reviewed By jacobh
December 3, 2015

Love the fact that this is free! There is a shortage of innovative arps out there, and this one is very interesting. I like the concept of an arp which can be controlled by an LFO. Most arpeggiators don't have LFOs.

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hypercyclic
Reviewed By anp27
March 15, 2015

Hypercyclic is a step sequencer that can give you interesting glitchy type effects when used effectively. It is free so it's a no-brainer to check out.

Note to the developer: Please port this wonderful plugin over as a MIDI FX insert in Logic X, that would be amazing.

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