AudioKit Synth One: An Open Source Synth – FREE

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The world’s first completely open-source, full featured professional iOS synthesiser app that can be downloaded can now be yours absolutely FREE! 

The AudioKit Synth One is a special mobile app that takes a synth in your pocket to whole new realms. The instrument has been created by volunteers and is completely open source so you can rewrite it and customise it to your hearts content or even build your own synth from it.

The app has been created with sound design and consultancy from a number of esteemed synth techs and engineers who have worked with top artists and makers around the world. The app features MIDI support allowing it to be played on MIDI keyboards and controllers and features a sequencer, vintage-inspired analog filters, expressive arpeggiators, warm analog delays, and over 200 presets to play with.

The AudioKit Synth features:

Hybrid Analog/FM Poly Synthesizer

Over 200+ Presets crafted by famous sound designers

Audiobus 3 & Inter-app Audio (IAA)

Five Oscillators (2 DCO, FM, Sub, Noise)

2 Assignable LFOs with dozens of routing possibilities

100+ Alternative Scales & Tunings

Vintage-Style 16-Step Sequencer

Classic poly arpeggiator

MIDI in (Control with a MIDI Keyboard or DAW)

Touchable ADSR Envelopes for Amp & Filter

FM Oscillator w/ Mod

Dedicated Sine/Square -12/24 Sub Osc

4-Pole Vintage Low-Pass Filter

High-Pass/Band Pass Filters

Mono portamento & legato

Beautiful Sean Costello Reverb

Multi-tap (ping-pong) delay


Preset Import/Export & More…

Compact app size (under 25mb)

MIDI Learn on all knobs, MIDI Bank/Patch & Sustain Pedal support

Full Source code included

The creators will soon also be adding Ableton Link support, AUv3 plugin support for using in an iOS host, and MPE MIDI support for expressive control with the Roli Seaboard and other similarly expressive devices.

You can get the AudioKit Synth One on your iOS device free when it comes out by entering your email at audiokitpro.com/synth.

Noisegate is an Australian based collective of working musicians, producers, DJ’s, and live audio professionals.

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