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Newgrounds Wiki: Software Synthesizers

Rapture - $99

Capable of producing rich, hypnotic, and rhythmic basses, leads, and pads, Rapture is perfect for performing and designing the modern synthesized sounds igniting today's pop, dance, and electronic music.

Scorpion - $39

The Scorpion is a virtual analog VSTi synthesizer. Unlike most other virtual analog synthesizers, the Scorpion does not attempt to recreate any particular real-world analog synthesizer, but contains original circuitry.

The Scorpion finds its use in all genres of electronic music, and is capable of a wide variety of strings, winds, basses, leads, pads and atmospheric sounds.

Hydra - $79

The Hydra is a multi-model VSTi / DXi synthesizer, designed for use in all genres of electronic music.

Albino Synthesizer - $199

In 2002 Rob Papen approached Peter Linsener of LinPlug with his idea of a sound-designer's dream synth... A few months later ALBINO was born. Within a very short time it stole the hearts of many musicians due to it's high quality sound, usability and inspirational presets.

NEXUS2 - $349.99

NEXUS2 is a next generation ROM synthesizer of the highest quality that can turn your musical dreams into a stunning reality. Forget about stereotypical, boring, stale, old sounding ROM synths and embrace the power of NEXUS2 to evolve your productions to a new level of greatness.

Pro 53 The PRO-53 carries on the tradition from the legendary days of vintage cult synthesizers. This virtual instrument, fashioned after the Sequential Circuits%u2122 Prophet%u2122-5, provides the sonic properties of the unique originals while meeting the practical requirements of the present day.

Pentagon - $128

Powerful, full feature packed, uncompromised quality sound with a comfortable and easy layout: all controls in one panel for instant access, lovely knobs to make easy the recording of automation changes. Its unique Voice Modulator brings even more fun to your digital audio station.

Novation Bass Station - $179.99

Following the predictably stunning reaction to the V-Station, Novation goes 'back to its roots' with a VST and Audio Unit plug-in which flawlessly re-creates the the warmth, character and 'oomph' of the enormously successful Bass Station keyboard and rack analogue instruments.

Novation V-Station - $249

When Novation launched the multi-award winning K-Station in 2002 it made an impact akin to lobbing a barracuda into a goldfish bowl. Musicians were mad for the phattness, the flexibility and the cool sound shaping while reviewers oozed with praise. And history is about to repeat itself with the new V-Station Virtual Analog Synthesiser.

Audio Realism Bassline - $128

The legendary silver box which is hallmark in electronic music has been recreated in the AudioRealism Bass Line Synthesizer. Sophisticated analog modeling techniques have been employed to create a DSP-algorithm that accurately emulates every aspect of the original Bass Line, from growling basses to hollow middles and beeping highs with metal rattling accents. Patterns are composed in a fashion similar to the original Bass Line using the integrated step sequencer with easy to use manipulation functions such as transpose and randomization

Omnisphere - $499

This epic 'Power Synth' breaks completely new sonic ground by combining a wide variety of hybrid realtime synthesis techniques, an epic library of remarkable 'Psychoacoustic' sounds, and many innovative features that have never been seen before in any hardware or software synthesizer.

Reaktor REAKTOR 4, the award-winning modular sound studio, is the ultimate tool for sound design and music production. REAKTOR 4 lets musicians and engineers design and build their own instruments, samplers, effects and sound design tools.

Korg Legacy Collection The KORG Legacy Collection is the ultimate virtual instrument pack, consisting of software versions of the MS-20 and Polysix analog synthesizers, and the WAVESTATION advanced vector synthesizer, together with a dedicated MS-20 Controller that faithfully replicates the original MS-20 at 84% of the original size.

Trilogy - $349

When you're ready to get serious about Bass, this is the instrument! Trilogy is a programmable, sample-based sound module plug-in, that integrates a massive 3 Gigabyte core library of hundreds of brand new, remarkable Bass sounds, with a powerful user interface for creating your own unique patches.

Superwave P80 - $39.99

The P80 features four sixteen step Sequencers, Phrase Arpeggiator and Multi-Effects which include Chorus, Double-Delay, Distortion and EQ. Good for producing Trance music.

Superwave Tarkus - $49.99

If you're looking for a synthesizer capable of recreating awesome vintage analogue sounds, then you must check out the Tarkus. The Tarkus features four sixteen step Sequencers, Arpeggiator and Multi-Effects which include Chorus, Phaser, Delay, Distortion and EQ.

Superwave Performer - $39.99

If you're looking for great leads, pads, strings, basses, organs and pianos, whether for live performance work or sequencing ...look no further! The Performer features a sixteen step Sequencer, two Arpeggiators and Multi-Effects which include Chorus, Stereo-Delay, Reverb, Distortion and Parametric EQ.

Triangle 2 - FREE

The successor of the Triangle I Monophonic Synthesizer, now with new elements from its big-brother Pentagon I. Capable of a broad range of sounds, from warm to aggressive, Triangle II packs the perfect feature set for a mono synthesizer for uncompromised playability.

ReFX Claw - FREE

Monophon VST synthesizer with breath-taking possibilities. The sound production is identical with reFXs' Beast with the difference that Claw has only one oscillator (Beast has four). Pulsating basses or cutting Leads - Claw is flexible and offers a pressureful, penetratable sound, which satisfies your needs.

Special Thanks to Denvish for organizing the above information.