Vember Releases Surge 1.2

Vember Audio has released Surge 1.2, which includes the first release for Mac OS X, delivered as a Universal Binary for both the Audio Units and VSTi formats. On Windows it is available as a VSTi in both 32 and 64-bit (x64) varieties.

• Synthesis method: Subtractive hybrid
• Each patch contain two ‘scenes’ which are seperate instances of the enitre synthesis engine (except effects) that can be used for layering or split patches.
• Quick category-based patch-browser
• Future proof, comes as both a 32 & 64-bit VST plugin (Windows PC)
• Universal Binary for both VST and AU (Mac)
• Factory sounds: 914 patches, 177 wavetables

• 3 oscillators/voice
• 5 versatile oscillator algorithms: Classic, Sinus, Wavetable, S/H Noise and Audio-input
• The classic oscillator is a morphable pulse/saw/dualsaw oscillator with a sub-oscillator and self-sync.
• Most algorithms (all except sinus and audio-input) offer up to 16-voice unison at the oscillator level.
• Oscillator FM/ringmodulation
• All oscillator algorithms are band-limited yet they still cover the entire audible spectrum.
• Noise generator with variable spectrum

• Two filter-units with arrangeable in 7 different configurations
• Feedback loop
• Available filter-algorithms: LP12, LP24, LP24L (ladder filter with 1-4 poles), HP12, HP24, BP, Notch, Comb (4 modes), S&H
• Most filter-algorithms have been improved in v1.2
• Waveshaper (5 shapes)

• 12 LFO-units available to each voice (6 are running on each voice and 6 are shared for the scene)
• DAHDSR envelope generators on every LFO-unit
• 7 deformable LFO-waveforms + 1 drawable/stepsequencer waveform
• LFO1 allows envelope retriggering when used as stepsequencer
• Extremely fast and flexible modulation routing. Almost every continuous parameter can be modulated.

• 8 effect units arranged as 2 inserts/scene, 2 sends and 2 master effects
• 9 top-quality algorithms: Delay, Reverb, Chorus, Phaser, EQ, Distortion, Conditioner (EQ, stereo-image control & limiter), Rotary speaker, • • Frequency shifter

System Requirements:
Windows: 2000/2003/XP (32/64-bit) or later, CPU must support the SSE instruction set. (Intel Pentium 3/4/M and AMD Athlon XP/64), 256 MB RAM, A VST-compatible Host application, An x64-compatible CPU, OS and Host is required to use the 64-bit version.
Mac: Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later, Intel Mac or a PowerPC Mac with a 1GHz G4/G5 or faster CPU, 256 MB RAM, An AU or VST-compatible Host application

Surge is available for €120. The 1.2.0 update is Free for registered users. More information on Surge 1.2

Author: FutureMusic

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