Softsynth equivalents

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by the_noodlemeister » Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:26 pm

ok, thanks - i have a Digidesign 002 Rack with Protools LE 8, but i'm not sure whether it' vst compatible as i've only used RTAS

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by Ashe37 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:08 am

It isn't but there's a reasonably good bridge RTAS that allows you to load and use VSTs.

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by the_noodlemeister » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:03 am

Do you mean on protools or is it something i need to install/

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by Ashe37 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:58 am

there is a third-party VST-to-RTAS adaptor.

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by Subtronik » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:27 am

Gotta mention z3ta+. It sounds as big and rich as the Virus.

There's even a z3ta+ Virus mod floating around.
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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by aphlux » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:06 am

I Like to mention NI's stuff.
Massive is great, Absynth, and FM8.
I dont use guitar rig, since I have a Line 6 Pod X3 Pro rack.
I use my M3 for a sampler, but I have used some of the samples that komplete provides, so I dont use kontakt.
Reaktor is also amazing, once you learn the interface well.
And I use battery 3 for drums until I get the machinedrum.

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Re: Softsynth equivalents

Post by Solderman » Sun Apr 04, 2010 1:02 am

Being a Virus b owner myself, I would recommend Imposcar, Zebra 2 and Vanguard, in that order, as having similar or better character.
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