Alpha

Category Audio Production / Virtual Instruments
Version 3.3
Format AUVST
Compatibility AlphaMacOS X Intel
Licence Commercial Software
Price $59  /  59€
Rating
Updated On Apr 17, 2014
Total Downloads 1,392
Mac Downloads 1,193
Category Audio Production / Virtual Instruments
Version 3.3
Format VST
Compatibility AlphaWindows
Licence Commercial Software
Price $59  /  59€
Rating
Updated On Apr 17, 2014
Total Downloads 1,392
PC Downloads 199

Substractive Synthesizer

The Alpha Synthesizer features an easy to learn subtractive design with special attention being paid to recreating the warmth and feel typically found in early-1980s analog synthesizers.


Key Features :
- up to 24 note polyphonic VST2.0 plugin software synthesizer (CPU dependent)
- 2 oscillators with each 2 from 30 different waveforms; pitch, amplitude and symmetry modulation from LFO, Envelope or MIDI
- Fat and rich-sounding Multimode filter with saturation; cutoff and resonance modulation from LFO, Envelope and MIDI
- 2 separate ADSFR envelopes for amplitude and cutoff, time ranges from super-fast 1 millisecond up to full 10 seconds
- LFO with 6 waveforms, variable attack, variable temp sync, switchable Mono-mode
- modulation matrix with 4 free assignable slots, 15 sources,...
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The Alpha Synthesizer features an easy to learn subtractive design with special attention being paid to recreating the warmth and feel typically found in early-1980s analog synthesizers.


Key Features :
- up to 24 note polyphonic VST2.0 plugin software synthesizer (CPU dependent)
- 2 oscillators with each 2 from 30 different waveforms; pitch, amplitude and symmetry modulation from LFO, Envelope or MIDI
- Fat and rich-sounding Multimode filter with saturation; cutoff and resonance modulation from LFO, Envelope and MIDI
- 2 separate ADSFR envelopes for amplitude and cutoff, time ranges from super-fast 1 millisecond up to full 10 seconds
- LFO with 6 waveforms, variable attack, variable temp sync, switchable Mono-mode
- modulation matrix with 4 free assignable slots, 15 sources, 12 destinations
- Adjustable Warmth (Precision)
- Mono- & polyphonic portamento/glide with Normal, Held and Auto-Bend mode; constant rate or time
- adjustable voice limit down to monophony
- fully recognized velocity and aftertouch (mono and poly) and several controllers
- LinPlug ECS for MIDI-CC assignment
- Own Preset Browser works in any VST host
- Comprehensive PDF manual
- Sample accurate timing, full automation and settings are saved with your song
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A Mac or PC computer with at least 500 MHz CPU An AU or VST2.0 capable host software (DAW), like Cubase, Logic, Orion, FL Studio etc Alpha itself requires about 8 Mb memory only (first instance, 2 Mb for all additional instances) a Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or better Mac OSX 10.4.8 or newer or Windows XP or newer
Alpha Alpha v 3.3 Apr 17, 2014 MacOS X Intel
Major update with the following changes (not all apply to FreeAlpha)

new, scale-able User Interface
new full window bank/preset browser
undo / redo functionality
noise now in three colours: white, pink and brown
prev/next switch for browsing through waveforms
pitch bend range now saved per preset
matrix now with 11 slots
filter drive/saturation now as destination in the matrix
main pan position now as destination in the matrix
new random and alternate modulation sources
LinPlug Alpha Alpha v 3.2.2 Nov 2, 2012 MacOS X Intel
OSX 10.8 certified installers
Fixed hangs when switching presets
Compatibility enhancements
Added MIDI output (parameter feedback) for Audio Units
Ended support for PowerPC processors
LinPlug Alpha v 3.2.1 Feb 28, 2012 MacOS X UB
Mac only update:

Fixed detune problem when loading on PowerPC systems (may require removal from rack)
Stability improvements
Fixed transport sync in RTAS
Ended support for PowerPC G3 processors
modulation Alpha v 3.2 Nov 1, 2011 MacOS X UB
Most changes apply to both Alpha and FreeAlpha
  • Additional new 24 db LP Filter type

  • Improved Bank / Preset system now for up to 200 banks

  • 44 new presets of various types (Alpha only!)

  • fixed Release time might be too short in rare cases

  • fixed ECS (MIDI Learn) not being stored permanently on Windows
  • synthesizer Alpha v 3.1.5 Jul 19, 2011 MacOS X UB
    Mac only update:
  • added support for Mac OSX 10.7 Lion

  • fixed crash when loading aupreset (AU only)
  • envelope Alpha v 3.1.3 Jun 2, 2011 MacOS X UB
  • Mac only update: 64 bit native Mac version included
  • adjustable Alpha v 3.1.2 Dec 11, 2010 MacOS X UB
  • fixed crashes in Reaper x64 / Sonar 8.5 x64

  • fixed MIDI Controller feedback not working in 64 bit version

  • support for asian languages in filenames
  • amplitude Alpha v 3.1.1 Feb 27, 2010 MacOS X UB
  • fixed audio problem on PowerPC Macs

  • fixed rare sound spikes with certain presets

  • corrected setup GUI (setting default preset on Mac)
  • download Alpha v 3.1 Dec 3, 2009 MacOS X UB
  • fixed program change issues

  • Mac OSX 10.6 compatibility

  • improved Windows Vista compatibility

  • Windows 7 compatibility

  • improved Digital Performer compatibility

  • native 64 bit version for PC available
  • mac Alpha v 3.0 Feb 9, 2007 MacOS X UB
  • improved sound quality

  • noise oscillator

  • filter-FM

  • adjustable and modulatable ringmodulator

  • increased polyphony (now 32 voices)

  • improved ECS (MIDI learn)

  • now 3 LFO's

  • larger modulation matrix (now 7 slots)

  • more than 150 new presets from some of the best sound designers
  • Alpha Alpha v 3.3 Apr 17, 2014 Windows
    Major update with the following changes (not all apply to FreeAlpha)

    new, scale-able User Interface
    new full window bank/preset browser
    undo / redo functionality
    noise now in three colours: white, pink and brown
    prev/next switch for browsing through waveforms
    pitch bend range now saved per preset
    matrix now with 11 slots
    filter drive/saturation now as destination in the matrix
    main pan position now as destination in the matrix
    new random and alternate modulation sources
    LinPlug Alpha Alpha v 3.2 Nov 1, 2011 Windows
    Most changes apply to both Alpha and FreeAlpha
  • Additional new 24 db LP Filter type

  • Improved Bank / Preset system now for up to 200 banks

  • 44 new presets of various types (Alpha only!)

  • fixed Release time might be too short in rare cases

  • fixed ECS (MIDI Learn) not being stored permanently on Windows
  • LinPlug Alpha v 3.1.2 Dec 11, 2010 Windows
  • fixed crashes in Reaper x64 / Sonar 8.5 x64

  • fixed MIDI Controller feedback not working in 64 bit version

  • support for asian languages in filenames
  • modulation Alpha v 3.1.1 Feb 27, 2010 Windows
  • fixed audio problem on PowerPC Macs

  • fixed rare sound spikes with certain presets

  • corrected setup GUI (setting default preset on Mac)
  • synthesizer Alpha v 3.1 Dec 3, 2009 Windows
  • fixed program change issues

  • Mac OSX 10.6 compatibility

  • improved Windows Vista compatibility

  • Windows 7 compatibility

  • improved Digital Performer compatibility

  • native 64 bit version for PC available
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