VOLT Synth by Kai Aras (Universal)
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Released: Mar 29, 2018
Version: 1.4.5
Size: 92 MB
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VOLT Synth

Kai Aras
VOLT is a virtual analog synthesizer designed to create classic synth sounds while emphasising expressive play.

With full support for multidimensional polyphonic expression (MPE) - VOLT is a great companion to any Seaboard player.

Overview:
* Polyphonic Virtual Analog Synthesizer
* Expressive synth engine with MPE, poly-, channel aftertouch & 4D touch keyboard
* 5 Keyboard Layouts (Classic, Uniform, String, Scale & Chord)
* Built-in stereo effects
* 100+ fine tuned factory presets
* Supports ROLI Seaboard, LinnStrument, Geoshred and others out of the box
* Standalone operation with support for USB audio interfaces, wired, network & bluetooth MIDI
* Audio Unit v3 Extension
* Inter App Audio support
* Audiobus support
* Ableton Link

Synth Voice:
* Variable waveshape
* Variable pulse-width (on all waves)
* Detunable sub & noise source
* SEM style state-variable filter
* LFO per voice
* Dual ADSR
* Poly drive (per voice distortion)
* 8x Polyphony / Unison
* Detune / Slop
* Pan Spread
* Arpeggiator

Effects:
* 3x stereo effect units
* Vintage Chorus
* Digital Delay (syncable)
* Epic Reverb

Input/Expression:
* MPE MIDI hardware including but not limited to ROLI Seaboard Rise, Seaboard Block, Lightpad Block
* MPE MIDI software including but not limited to Geoshred, Geoshred Control
* Regular MIDI keyboards featuring channel or poly aftertouch, pitch- and mod wheels
* Onscreen 2D Touch Keyboard (supports slide and glide)
* Plain MIDI Input

Presets:
* Factory bank including 100+ expressive presets ready to play out of the box
* Preset Management with Templates & Categories
* Shared User Presets between Standalone and AUv3 versions
* Preset Export & Import via Files.app, Airdrop etc.
* iCloud Drive Support

Connectivity:
* Standalone
* AUv3 Instrument
* Inter-App Audio Instrument
* Audiobus Instrument

What's new in version 1.4.5
1.4.5 (190)
- Fixed an issue where attempting to connect BLE MIDI devices would cause the app to crash in some cases
- Fixed an issue where effect controls would not work properly
- Fixed an issue where the preset browser was missing when running on an iPhone 11 Pro Max or iPhone Xs Max
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + VOLT Synth is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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