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I've tried every softsynth - the best one is...

Post by DIGITAL SCREAMS » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:45 pm

impOSCar....

In terms of sound....this is the benchmark all other softies need to try and reach.

I'm suprised at how warm, full and musical it sounds - and the price is just amazing. Coming from a strictly hardware background....thats saying something.

What does everyone else think?

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Re: I've tried every softsynth - the best one is...

Post by vanpet » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:52 pm

I didn't like the interface I couldn't program it easily, but yes, the sound is incredible!

I used it in a track I did some years ago, you can listen here: http://www.electrobel.be/muzik/19399/Modulator_wheel

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Post by CS_TBL » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:05 am

DIGITAL SCREAMS wrote:In terms of sound....this is the benchmark all other softies need to try and reach.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Wiglaf » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:57 am

There's going to be an impOSCar 2, just so you know.
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Post by braincandy » Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:17 am

It's a shame G-Force wasn't able to make their Obie softie happen. I'm looking forward to upgrading the next version of impOSCar, though.
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Post by rlm00 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:34 pm

I think arturia's jupiter 8v sounds amazing. especially version 2.0 which is in beta testing at the moment to registered users...other than that I agree about the imposcar, there are some great sounding synths in reaktor , there are a few free vst's out there that sound really good to me namely atlantis and iblit off the top of my head.
been hearing about imposcar 2 for a long time now - like a year or two.....Im starting to wonder if its ever going to come out.

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Post by braincandy » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:34 pm

rlm00 wrote:been hearing about imposcar 2 for a long time now - like a year or two.....Im starting to wonder if its ever going to come out.

http://www.sonicstate.com/news/2010/01/ ... s-arrived/
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Post by SWAN » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:12 pm

I prefer the Sonic Projects OP-X Pro

Its a matter of taste tho. I think imposcar is average.

The Virus TI is the best all round softsynth really. Of course that is debatable whether it is a 'softsynth'...

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Post by stephen » Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:40 pm

I've been demo'ing Loomer's aspect and string synth. They are niiiice. And they are available for linux too!
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Re: I've tried every softsynth - the best one is...

Post by Dogboy73 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:13 am

It's funny but when I saw the title of this thread my first thought was that you were going to say the ImpOSCar :) It's always been my favourite soft synth. As well as sounding really good it's great to work with. I've got several banks up on the GMedia website & I've been working on some patches for the upcoming ImpOSCar 2. It's fu****g spot on :D The new features are fantastic & very worthwhile. It's basically ImpOSCar with extra bells & whistles. The Unison mode is going to blow people away I think & the modulation is now very extensive. It will be worth the wait ;)

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Post by mung » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:33 am

I love Gforce's stuff, everything from Mtron to Minimonsta, which is by far the best moog softsynth available. I haven't used imposcar bet, but i'm sure its as good as their other products.

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Re: I've tried every softsynth - the best one is...

Post by solaristica » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:39 pm

ImpOscar is good. REAKTOR though... unbeatable.

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Post by Scories » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:37 pm

I also think that GMedia produce nice sounding softsynths. Oddity is also impressive; it really helps to fully appreciate the sound of the Arp Oddysey.
I came to the conclusion that for softsynth; simple is better. I still prefer using my Z1 over Reaktor.

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Post by skweeegor » Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:09 pm

I absolutely love the u-he stuff - by far the best softsynths I've ever used. ACE is excellent and Zebra was the first vst I actually had gear lust for.

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Re: I've tried every softsynth - the best one is...

Post by th0mas » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:52 pm

rlm00 wrote: iblit
THANK YOU

This synth is amazing.

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