Fretted Synth updates SoftDrum
and re-releases Free Amp 2 (+updates it to 2.5)
27th April 2009
Fretted Synth has updated
SoftDrum and re-released Free Amp 2
(and updated it to v2.5). Both are free and are
available for Windows as a VST instrument and effect
After receiving several email
requests for Free Amp 2, Fretted Synth revisited FA2 and
found it to be a quite different sounding amp from the
latest version of Free Amp 3. Much more
color in its tone compared to Free Amp 3 but very
useful. So Fretted Synth updated the plug-in and
is designed as a simple to use
drum plug-in. The new version includes a fix so it will
trigger from Alesis pad to MIDI controllers.
wave (.wav) files in both mono and stereo format up to
32-bit at any sample rate.
All sample are
loaded into RAM which helps to make SoftDrum very fast
and CPU friendly.
Up to four samples
to be loaded in each slot with user selectable velocity
Six stereo outputs
are provided for separate send channels.
groups for accurate emulation of hi hats and many other
percussion instruments where one sound needs to be
canceled out by the last played pad.
Polyphony is set
at sixteen voices per pad, meaning that the only way a
voice can be cancelled out is from itself (so no more
crash cutoff by a tom roll).