LinPlug CronoX 3 3.0.2 review

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Most synthesizers offer various waveforms.

License: Demo
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 27636K
Developer: LinPlug Virtual Instruments GmbH
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Price: $139.00
Updated: 04 Jul 2005
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Most synthesizers offer various waveforms. CronoX 3 offers you an endless source of waveforms. Load any sample you like and process it in realtime like youve never done before.

Here are some key features of "LinPlug CronoX 3":
Free Filter with new, continuously adjustable, modulatable filter-type.
Loop Sampler Generator with individually modulatable loop-points and start-point.
Versatile architecture with 4 generator modules that are mixed into two filters.
Easy-Edit panel allowing preset browsing and quick access to main synthesis parameters.
Powerful, editable arpeggiator with up to 32 steps.
Stereo and 5.1 support (2 generators, both filters and 3 of the effects units can be mixed in 5.1 format, stored as part of the preset).
Generator types are Oscillator, Time-Sampler, Wavetable (Schrader) and Loop-Sampler.
Analogue-modeled Oscillator Generator for real-time analog-style synthesis.
Time-Sampler with independent real-time time-stretching and pitch-shifting.
Wavetable (Schrader) Generator that offers wavetable-like operation using any sample.
Loop Sampler Generator, capable of loading up to 64 samples.
Sampler Generators support audio formats including WAV and AIFF up to 24bit/96kHz.
2 analog-style multimode stereo filters with modulatable cutoff frequency and resonance.
7 ADSFR-type envelopes for controlling output amplitudes and cutoff frequencies, as well
as two freely assignable Modulation Envelopes.
4 independent LFOs with various waveforms and midi-sync capabilities.
LFO Waves have adjustable delay, attack and decay time, and waveform-symmetry.
Modulation Matrix with 10 routings for connecting 30 sources and 56 destinations.
Fully recognizes Velocity, Aftertouch, Pitchbend, Modwheel and various other
MIDI controllers, and includes a MIDI Learn function for easy controller assignment.
6 simultaneously available effect units, including various Delays, Chorus, Phaser, Filter,
Flanger, Gator, Stereo Enhancer, Parametric EQ and Crusher.
Mono/Polyphonic Portamento/Glide featuring "Fingered" mode, switchable Constant Time/Constant Rate and Auto-Bend Modes.
32-voice polyphony (CPU dependent), sample-accurate, settings are saved with the song.

You may use the demo version for evaluation purposes for a period of up to 60 days.

What's New:
improved memory usage and GUI performance
enhanced import of loop points from WAV files
fixed issue with surround controls in stereo mode.
VST2.0 or AU capable host software, a screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher, 500 Mb free space on your harddrive (900 Mb for boxed product which includes additional presets)
Mac OSX® 10.2.6 or higher, 1 MHz CPU, 512 Mb RAM.

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