Wolfgang Palm has announced the PPG WaveMapper 2 for Mac OS X and Windows. The PPG WaveMapper first appeared as an iOS App but PPG WaveMapper 2 is a greatly expanded version, with many new features, including the WaveMap and new resource merging possibilities. Here's the full details direct from Wolfgang...
PPG WaveMapper 2 comes with a very flexible synth engine, capable of playing material from classic wavetables as well as samples and a new type which we call "Time corrected sample" (TCS). This type still has the advantage of wavetables, which is totally random access of the material, but preserving the authentic sound of the original sample.
PPG WaveMapper 2 has three oscillators have independent control of the sound resources and access of the material. Each oscillator has its own WaveMap with up to 16 zones, filled with any combination of the resources. The control of the zones can be done by the keyboard, which we call Multi- tabling, or by a path that determines how the engine plays back the material.
The synthesizer is controlled by over 200 parameters, which can be directly programmed on the two editor pages. In addition to that there is the SoundMap that acts as a module manipulation tool, moving the 8 icons to different fields on the Map changes sounds. These fields are loaded with programs that then define the results of the morphing. Thus the user can setup their own "themes" of sounds they wish to generate with a setup. The morphing can be done rapidly or in an evolving morph from one sound into another.
The built in Analyzer lets you convert your own samples into resources the synth can use in its oscillators.
WaveMapper 2 comes already with around 300 resources and a huge number of presets made by our sound design team from around the world.
The browser page allows you to list and sort your sounds. besides that you can exchange single presets with another bank of sounds.
Mac: VST And AU 64 and 32bit
Windows: VST 64 and 32bit
PPG protection system used, no dongle or iLok is necessary.
Pricing and Availability:
PPG WaveMapper 2 is download only and is €99
Special intro promotional offer – buy the PPG WaveMapper 2 and WaveGenerator 2 plug-in bundle for just €149 – offer lasts 28 days.
Purchase and shipping date: October 27th 2014
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