VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

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VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

Postby meatballfulton » Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:58 pm

New free software modular, the VCV Rack. It's standalone only right now but a VST/AU wrapper is promised. I've downloaded it and it definitely works although it's not perfect.

Only one filter so far is the big one. You will use lots of multiples! Just a simple 2 VCO, 1 VCF, 1 VCA, 1 EG patch required 3 of them just like a real modular :? I haven't yet found a MIDI Learn function to map controllers, so it's all mouse and trackpad for now. Since it's open source, users can roll their own modules...an enhanced MIDI interface with CC outputs would certainly help.

Good news: the filter will self oscillate all on it's own with no input which is rare in softsynths and simple FM seems to be free of aliasing.

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Re: VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

Postby desmond » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:36 pm

Autodafe has an extra bunch of modules in a few free module packs too...

https://www.autodafe.net/virtual-instru ... dules.html
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Re: VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

Postby briandc » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:32 pm

A few more modules:

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Re: VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

Postby meatballfulton » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:10 am

I've been using it on an iMac. It's overly sensitive to the mouse, often my mouse actions cause the screen to scroll up and down or left and right when I'm trying to control a knob. Anyone else seeing this?

That's been annoying me quite a bit, reminds me how I hate skeumorphism. I hope the VST/AU wrapper comes soon, it would be nice to be able to access the knobs from my MIDI controller instead of using the mouse.
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Re: VCV Modular -- and it's FREE!

Postby Bitexion » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:20 pm

Another issue is that half of the face buttons on the Mutable instruments modules do nothing. They've just put the code in there but not replicated the button functions.
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