does anyone know of any good software synthesizers??

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  1. unknownelementz

    unknownelementz Elementz

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    does anyone know of any good synths for basslines n such, that resemble cakewalks z3ta at all?? i used t use a pc but switchd to mac, n massive n the usual just arent doin it, dont get me wrong i love massive but it doesnt have tht edgey sound tht z3ta had. any ideas? cheers pzx
     
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    Woodz12 sssounds so heavy...

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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    any synths that sounds like its from the 80s, there are quite a lot of them out there for free, but there is so much shit out there its nearly impossible to know what to get. but i did a thread on DOA about 80s sounding vsts and got quite a few good replies, here ill go see if i can find it

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    doa is down right now. im sure youll find your way though. its all about resampling anyway.
     
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    kama benkama.net

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    I quite like Rob Papen synths. Predator has that Rave kind of quality to it. Somehow I manage to create the biggest stabs or what ever when I fire it up.
     
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    kama benkama.net

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    Nexus is nothing fancy imo. Sample-based, not much adjustability and the sounds are nothing special.
     
  9. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    big man with your biggest stabs. show and prove hot shot! and yes predator is bloody amazing. nothing on the freeware side even comes close. but like i said with a little resampling you can come a long way
     
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    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    Yes, yes, yes - as far as free products go I must say Togu Audio Line (TAL) has some of the best free stuff I've come across! Noisemaker is awesome!
     
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    I just use Sytrus or 3xosc for everything.
    Hit shit up with some drive, a little delay and a fat filter and you're good to go.
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    I agree with Kama, anything by rob papen is solid gold in my opinion. Predator for the synth stabs and leads, albino 3 for the monster basses and blue for some nice ambience
     
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    cahbdnb New Member

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    Native Instruments Massive....

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  14. duttymonster

    duttymonster deep in the jungle

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    can i add on a question..?

    is there such a thing as a free mac VST host that i could run massive etc in?

    reason user innit.
     
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    maybe reaper works for mac aswell, dunno.
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    there are standalone vsts hosts, i specifically remember toby (of toby plugs or similar) writing one (pluggo i think it was?) but i have no idea if they got it for mac, id be shocked if they even had notepad for mac tbh
    but from what i understand you can use a wrapper in logic on a mac, to run vsts, as it were.
     
  17. unknownelementz

    unknownelementz Elementz

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    ok thnx 4 all tht guy i already hav n use massive, albino 3 n predator, is ther a gud/safe way of using pc based software on a mac, wot is bootcamp like? I jus basically want t use z3ta.
     
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    Ok, Z3ta is ok, but why the hell would you want to use that, when you have the likes of Massive, Albino and Predator! Personally I think any three of those synths are better than Z3ta........although that is only my opinion.........