Tone2 Updates Icarus Synth

Large number of new features includes new resynthesis modes and more effects      04/06/18

Buying Choices

Tone2 says that their flagship Icarus synth has been updated to v1.6. This major update, is available for free and includes new resynthesis modes, additonal effects, a better user interface, enhanced sound and a large number of new features.

Icarus 1.6 is downward compatible with all previous versions. A spokesperson told us, “All existing song projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary. They will benefit from the enhanced sound quality.”

Icarus Features

  • The powerful audio engine is able to produce all important synth sounds in high-end quality
  • The award winning '3D wavetable synthesis' creates sounds impossible with other synths and reveals a new level of dynamic expression
  • The resynthesis allows you to rebuild any sound with a single mouse click
  •  Low CPU requirement
  • Easy to use interface with animated displays and drag&drop modulation
  • Huge sonic range
  • Over 1000 presets by pro-designers
  • Patch browser
  • Powerful wavetable and spectrum editor
  • 3 x 53 effects, vocoder
  • Powerful Arpeggiator
  • 10x stereo Hypersaw, unison, stacks, chords, mono, poly, legato...
  • 54 synthesis modes (FM, PWM, formant, phase distort, sync, ...)
  • Dual multi-mode filter section with 62 filter types and 8 distortion types
  • Customizable user interface
  • Expandability, modular


Pricing and Availability:
Free update.

Icarus costs €149 / $179.

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