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TX16Wx Software Sampler [read all reviews]
Reviewed By Sidom [read all by] on 3rd March 2018
Version reviewed: 2.4.2 on Windows.
Last edited by Sidom on 14th September 2018.
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TX16Wx is overlooked and underrated, despite being the best software sampler today. And I'm not even talking about the Pro version – the free version can easily compete with commercial products. To my mind, it has everything you need for creative sampling:

  • Fast workflow.
  • The fact that it actually SAMPLES: you don't necessarily have to use samples – you can record your own sounds straight into TX16Wx and start editing them right away.
  • Great looking GUI (which is also resizable and customizable).
  • Huge feature list that ensures comprehensive sound design and sample editing possibilities.
  • Low CPU usage (though it can be quite high if you decide to use extreme quality settings).
  • Stability.

TX16Wx doesn't have a 100 GB sample library because it was never intended to. Its purpose is to bring back the joy of sampling. And I believe TX16Wx serves its purpose really well.

Although it is a feature-packed sampler, don't be intimidated and discouraged – you don't need to use all of its features. In fact, thanks to flexible GUI, TX16Wx can be as simple as a sampler can get: just hide the panels that you don't want to use – this way you will have less complex GUI and faster workflow. Also, as always – make sure to read the manual before using it.

Finally, it has active support and the Pro version is very reasonably priced, so if you like using TX16Wx free, I think you should definitely support the developer by purchasing the Pro version.