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VSTs updated to installers – Ammonite updated to v1.22

I’ve taken some time to simplify all the older products by updating them all to installers, in the future simply select your vstplugin folder and that’s it. All products live in a HGSounds/Product Name directory, so if you use an installer and already have one installed you may need to manually delete the old version first.

Secondly Ammonite has been updated to v1.22:

  • Fixed a bug with the Microtonal Scale Menu.
  • Added a new Filter called ‘Mellow LP’ – It’s an odd one which sounds a bit grungy and is not very resonant but it has an interesting character.

I’ve started working on an ARP update which will be released in the next few weeks, and I will also be tackling Vortex shortly afterwards.

What is Microtuning?

Standard Western Tuning is called 12 Tone Equal Temperament which means that each semitone is exactly 100 cents apart. As an example on acoustic instruments this is rarely the case, for instance the Piano has slight variations at either end of the keys. Equal Temperament is a fairly recent Tuning system and there have been many tradition tunings which differ such as Mean tone or Pythagorean. Using a different tuning will produce different Harmonics in chords and can produce sound which is more harmonically pleasing, though can sound slightly out of tune as our brains are so used to Equal Temperament in the West.

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Ammonite VSTi major update

Ammonite v1.1 is a serious upgrade which introduces a Sample Engine, Additive Synthesis, Ring and Ampiltude Modulation, Xfade Modes and much much more, see the changelog below for details. Ammonite has become an even more powerful synth / Sonic Playground. The demo version has also been updated.

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