the best vst synth is

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ethios4
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Post by ethios4 » Thu Jan 25, 2007 6:56 pm

yes, MASSIVE sounds freaking amazing, but damn its the most CPU intensive plugin I've ever used! Seriously, some of those patches will send my CPU to 80% with one note!

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Post by efexx » Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:16 pm

For me: Fabfilter Twin,very nice GUI(which for me is very important for a vst-instrument), good sounding filters and a reasonable price.
300 Euro for massive or Fm8 ? Hell, that´s too much for a plugin.

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Post by womoma » Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:07 am

i love absynth and zebra.

anyone tryed rob papen predator yet?

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Post by NorthernMonkey » Wed Mar 14, 2007 11:00 am

womoma wrote:i love absynth and zebra.

anyone tryed rob papen predator yet?
Yup, love it, great for most styles of house. Rob Papen's synths are propbably my favourites right now, although I still use the old ones, imposcar, etc.
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Post by Steve Christian » Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:02 pm

rasputin wrote: I have to admit that sometimes I'm not as patient as I should be in synth sounds design, and that if I were I could get better results with the tools I have rather than get new ones. For instance, I like Dimension Pro but I do tend to use among the thousands of presets that come with it rather than trying to dial up sounds from scratch...

But everyone works differently which is why there's such a wealth of options out there...

For dialing in sounds, check out Zebra2. I was never much of a synth tweaker either other then the standard pitch and filter mods, but Zebra2 makes it EASY to come up with your own unique sounds from scratch quickly and easily.

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Post by aburgener » Tue May 22, 2007 7:59 pm

I just started playing with impOSCar and i love it so much

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Post by the ar » Tue May 22, 2007 8:08 pm

The best vst synth is...
... the one that suits your needs.

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Post by lesterdiamond » Tue May 22, 2007 10:31 pm

arturia minimoog & arp 2600v are my fav's

imposcar is good too

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Post by paddypaws » Tue May 22, 2007 10:44 pm

the ar wrote:
The best vst synth is...
... the one that suits your needs.
ohh hats off man your dead right
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Post by 3dot... » Tue May 22, 2007 11:59 pm

the ar wrote:
The best vst synth is...
... the one that suits your needs.

+1 :lol:

Exacto mundo!!!

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Post by jamester » Wed May 23, 2007 6:44 am

I didn't get through this whole thread, but I just wanted to say that for people out there who are only "moderately synthy" - IOW don't really use them extensively but just like to fart around with them (like me) -

The 'free' ZebraCM from CM Mag has got to be the ultimate hands-down best synth around! I was blown away when I first used it, seriously. And the AlphaCM is also included on the disc, which is excellent as well (and better than the regular free version because it has a ring modulator).

For the non-hardcore user, I feel it is silly to spend more than the price of that magazine, when you're getting not just one but two excellent and fully pro sounding synths with mucho feaatures and presets - not to mention all the other cool stuff on those dvd's... 8)
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Post by Synthbuilder » Wed May 23, 2007 12:54 pm

My current favourite is Vaz Modular.

It is really quite something. Modelled on a real analogue modular it actually ends up as a wonderful cross between Reason and Reaktor.

I wish I had discovered it earlier.

BTW: The Vaz website does however leave a lot to be desired. But don't let that put you off.

http://www.software-technology.com/

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Post by 3dot... » Wed May 23, 2007 4:28 pm

Synthbuilder wrote:My current favourite is Vaz Modular.

It is really quite something. Modelled on a real analogue modular it actually ends up as a wonderful cross between Reason and Reaktor.

I wish I had discovered it earlier.

BTW: The Vaz website does however leave a lot to be desired. But don't let that put you off.

http://www.software-technology.com/
Vaz is AWESOME!!! used it a few years back.....It's probably a lot better now...

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