updated 07:50 am EDT, Fri October 29, 2004
Virtual analog synth
Applied Acoustics has released its Ultra Analog virtual analog synthesizer for Mac OS X described as a "unique and powerful virtual analog synthesizer that is fast, easy to use and remarkably versatile." Based on the company's physical modeling synthesis engine, provides alias-free synthesizer components with outstanding dynamics and unmatched sound quality. It offers a high-quality preset library, realtime calculation of sound, 32-bit floating point internal processing, sample rates up to 24=bit/192kHz, an integrated audio recorder to capture performance on-the-fly, import/export functions, unlimited undo/redo, full audio/MIDI support, and more. The $200 syntch is available as a standalone version and supports DXi, VST, Audio Units and RTAS (Mac OS only) plug-in formats.