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TONE2 Audio releases Warlock

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TONE2 Audio Software Synth Warlock

Warlock is a mighty synthesizer that comes with a reduced user interface to facilitate an efficient workflow. It offers high-end sound quality and ships with 2140 patches. The random button can generate an unlimited number of unheard, but useful sounds.

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TONE2 Audio releases Warlock
  • Can create completely new sounds, but covers also traditional synthesis
  • True high-end sound-quality for a low price
  • Contains 2140 factory-sounds created by professionals
  • Limited feature-set, but huge sonic range
  • Low CPU-usage
  • Suitable for beginners as well as experts
  • Created by an established audio-developer with 25 years of experience

Warlock’s UI comes with a reduced user interface to facilitate an efficient and fast workflow. You can dive into the different sounds by using the random button to generate unlimited unheard but musically useful patches.

The sound engine includes 84 oscillator types (spectra) with over 14,000 waveforms. All spectra can be altered, morphed, and looped. Support of automatic chords, sub-oscillator, hyper saw, and ring-modulation. The limitable number of partials for warm and clean sounds.

The synthesizer can be used in many different ways. It can create sounds for TV, movies, and games or it can be used as a stand-alone instrument for live performances. Warlock is perfect for beginners as well as experts who are looking for an affordable high-end sound synthesizer. The synthesizer has been created by an established audio developer with 25 years of experience.

TONE2 Audio Software Synth Warlock
TONE2 Audio Software Synth Warlock

Warlock is a mighty synthesizer that comes with a reduced user interface to facilitate an efficient workflow.

It offers high-end sound quality and ships with 2140 patches. The random button can generate an unlimited number of unheard, but useful sounds.

38 sonically different filter types are included in the synth. The UX is extremely intuitive, allowing you to use a single tool for both digital and analog types.

The frequency response may be displayed in real-time by the UI, with self-oscillation. Vocal, Aliaser, Resampler, Ringmod, Fractal, FM, Resonator, and classic filter types such as Low-pass, high-pass, band-pass notch Notch EQs vary in complexity.

Warlock System requirements

  • PC: Windows 7, 8, 10 (64 bit)
    Supported formats: VST 2.4 (64 bit), VST 3.7 (64 bit), Standalone
  • Mac: macOS 10.11 or higher, macOS 11; Intel CPU or Apple M1 (native support)
    Supported formats: VST 3.7 (64 bit), not compatible with Logic

User-friendly copy-protection: No cloud, no dongle, no need to be online

Conclusion

The Tone2 Audio Software Synth Warlock is a synthesizer that comes with a reduced user interface to facilitate an efficient workflow. It offers high-end sound quality and ships with 2140 patches. The random button can generate an unlimited number of unheard, but useful sounds. The synthesizer can be used in many different ways. It can create sounds for TV, movies, and games or it can be used as a stand-alone instrument for live performances.

Pricing and Availability

Warlock is available now.

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TONE2 Audio Releases Icarus 2.0.6: Powerful and Versatile Synthesizer

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TONE2 Audio has announced the release of Icarus 2.0.6, which features a new filter design with 6x oversampling, improved compatibility with DAWs and more.

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Icarus 2 is one of the most powerful, full-featured, and versatile synthesizers available on the market today. It’s also one of the best-sounding virtual instruments in existence – check out this excerpt from their website: “The power to create your own sound world is at your fingertips.”

The latest version (2.0.6) features a VST3 version and some enhancements, improved compatibility with many popular DAWs, improved stability, and many other features you’ll find detailed below. Icarus’s presets are divided into categories for easier browsing or search by descriptive keywords. You can also quickly create new patches using the preset menu category “User” which contains all programmable parameters of Icarus.

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Icarus 2.0.6 New Features

The update is available for free. It adds a VST3 version and some enhancements.

  • Added a VST3 version.
  • You can select from 3 different installation types: Minimal (VST2 only), Default VST2 + Standalone) and Full (VST2 + VST3 + Standalone)
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Icarus 2.0.6 Changes & Enhancements

  • More smart detection of VST2 path.
  • Faster closing of projects.
  • Minor enhancements for the standalone version.
  • Microsoft dropped support for 32bit operating systems. That’s why we will focus on 64bit only. If you still use 32bit you can install v2.0

Icarus 2.0.5 is downward compatible with all previous versions. All existing song projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary.

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Tone2 Audio’s ‘Big-Room & EDM’ Soundset for Icarus2

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‘Big-Room & EDM’ Soundset for Icarus2

Tone2 Audio released their latest soundset for Icarus2. This soundset is suitable for Big-Room, Electronic, House, Dance, Trance, Rave, Pop, Trap, Dubstep and many other genres.

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Highlights

  • 181 patches
  • 41 new wavetables
  • 7 new MSEG-shapes
  • Seamless integration into the user-interface
  • Very easy installation
  • Uses the new features introduced with Icarus 2
  • The sounds have been carefully normalized
  • All sounds are properly programmed – they are ‘not just samples’. This gives you the complete dynamic range, a lot more expression and the highest possible sound quality

Patch breakdown

  • 23 Arpeggiator
  • 40 Bass
  • 18 Drums & Effect
  • 50 Lead
  • 25 Pad
  • 25 Pluck

Pricing and Availability

‘Big-Room & EDM’ Soundset for Icarus2 is available now.

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Tone2 Updates to Electra 2.8

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TONE2 Audiosoftware releases Electra 2.8

Tone2 Audio has updated the synthesizer-workstation Electra to v2.8. It is a major update, which is available for free.

Several people say that Electra2 is the most powerful synthesizer on the market. Electra2 breathes new life into the term “synthesizer workstation”. With its powerful and sonically versatile approach to audio production, it provides you with truly outstanding new sounds.

The new Electra version includes a big GUI with 6 different sizes, enhanced sound, higher performance, new features, and many improvements. Electra 2.8 is downward compatible with all previous versions. All existing song projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary. They will benefit from the enhanced sound quality.

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New Electra 2.8 Features

  • A big interface is available beside of the normal scale now.
  • It is possible to select from 6 GUI sizes by clicking on ‘SIZE’.
  • The plugin detects the screen-resolution and selects the best size automatically.
  • The filter-display, the osc-display, the lfo-display and the envelope-display are animated when automation or Midi-learn is used.
  • Pitchwheel and Modwheel are animated when the patch-browser is visisble.
  • Added Notarisation for the installers on Mac.
  • Support for Code-Signing on the Mac, since new hosts may require it to be able to run plugins.
  • Compatibility with MacOS Catalina.
  • Completely new AudioUnit interface.

Electra 2.8 Enhancements

  • The plugin and songs are loading, saving, opening and closing faster
  • Better compatibility with other plugins
  • More intuitive handling of sample-loops.
  • Better descriptions for some tool-tips.
  • Many small enhancements for the user-interface.
  • Fixed some typos.
  • More contrast for the pitch-wheel and mod-wheel in the patch-browser.
  • More accurate timing for Midi-events.
  • More accurate processing of Midi-pitchwheel.

Electra 2.8 Enhanced sound-quality

  • Slighly enhanced sound of PingPong, Delay and Delay-Diffuse by reducing the detuning.
  • Enhanced sound and default-settings for Delay-Band and Multitap.
  • Enhanced sound and performance of Reverb-Hall and Reverb-Cathedral.
  • Enhanced sound-quality of sample-playback in high octaves.

Electra 2.8 Changes

  • 32 bit on Mac is not longer supported. If you still use it, install Electra 2.7 instead.
  • MacOS 10.7 is the minimum requirement now. If you still use 10.6 or 10.5, install Electra 2.7.

Electra 2.8 Fixes

  • Fixed a possible crash.
  • Fixed a possible compatibility-problem with Cubase and FL-Studio where the screen was blank.
  • Workaround for a well-known bug in Apple’s AU-manager: It is not longer necessary to reboot the Mac to detect the plugin.
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Pricing and Availability

The update to v2.8 is a major update, which is available for free.

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