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Fm Vst Oct. 13th, 2012 @ 09:40 PM Reply

I'm looking for a good and stable Frequency Modulator VST. I don't mind if it's an instrument or effect, as long as it's good.

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 13th, 2012 @ 09:59 PM Reply

At 10/13/12 09:40 PM, BB-7 wrote: I'm looking for a good and stable Frequency Modulator VST. I don't mind if it's an instrument or effect, as long as it's good.

An FM synthesizer? Native Instruments' FM8 would probably be your best bet. I'm always using it.

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 01:39 AM Reply

Agreed, NI's FM8 is more or less the best of the best right now in FM synthesis. Another notable contender though is Image Line's very own "Sytrus", which combines additive synthesis and FM.

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 01:50 AM Reply

You Need to check out Synth1 and look up Proto Psg.


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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 03:12 AM Reply

+1 for FM8. Great software.


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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 03:19 AM Reply

FM8 tought me a lot about subtractive and additive synthesis. It really is a great program!

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 10:46 AM Reply

NI's Reaktor. The learning curve is high but worth it.

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 11:49 AM Reply

At 10/14/12 03:19 AM, FatKidWitAJetPak wrote: FM8 tought me a lot about subtractive and additive synthesis. It really is a great program!

Using FM8 for subtractive synthesis just seems weird to me, but whatever works for you ;)

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 09:15 PM Reply

I mean a vst EFFECT

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 09:33 PM Reply

At 10/14/12 09:15 PM, BB-7 wrote: I mean a vst EFFECT

Haven't used any of these, but they look like they might do the job

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Response to Fm Vst Oct. 14th, 2012 @ 09:59 PM Reply

I'm gonna give the dissenting opinion in this thread and say that Sytrus can kick FM8's ass any day of the week.


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Response to Fm Vst Feb. 16th, 2013 @ 12:56 AM Reply

At 10/14/12 09:33 PM, SineRider wrote:
At 10/14/12 09:15 PM, BB-7 wrote: I mean a vst EFFECT
Haven't used any of these, but they look like they might do the job

I hadn't encountered those before.

Here are a few others.

AtlantisSynth (includes an FX only version)
Tone2 BiFilter
Cytomic The Drop (one of the most well-regarded filters at the moment and also includes FM)