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Old 22-10-2016, 09:49 PM   #1
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What is worst software synth\effects you ever had ? fixed soundfont players and romplers dont count but you can include these too

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Old 22-10-2016, 10:27 PM   #2
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

daHornet, possibly.

Most freeware synths and FX make the cut for me, unless they're highly experimental on purpose and not just glitchy due to poor programming.
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Old 22-10-2016, 10:34 PM   #3
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Old 22-10-2016, 11:19 PM   #4
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Really? Why so? Would love to hear your thoughts, as all I've ever heard are good things about this one.

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Old 23-10-2016, 01:13 AM   #5
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Really? Why so? Would love to hear your thoughts, as all I've ever heard are good things about this one.
overly priced basic in terms of useability and sound desighn (yea its easy to use and to get to grips with but thats it theres no learning curve with that synth and it just seems to go on toward making nothing but sounds for dance music thats it it has no multi genre purpose) Plus its been raped to death to the point now i can here it in tracks and pin point it out automatically and therefore lacks any sort of inspiration for me to use it.
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Old 23-10-2016, 01:22 AM   #6
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overly priced basic in terms of useability and sound desighn (yea its easy to use and to get to grips with but thats it theres no learning curve with that synth and it just seems to go on toward making nothing but sounds for dance music thats it it has no multi genre purpose) Plus its been raped to death to the point now i can here it in tracks and pin point it out automatically and therefore lacks any sort of inspiration for me to use it.
Yeah..thanks..I get what you mean..it is kinda old I guess at this stage, though I've never used it myself, so I've no experience with it. Nearly bought it earlier this year..glad I didn't though, as I would have been rightly pissed to find it so limited after all the hot reviews I read about it.

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Yeah..thanks..I get what you mean..it is kinda old I guess at this stage, though I've never used it myself, so I've no experience with it. Nearly bought it earlier this year..glad I didn't though, as I would have been rightly pissed to find it so limited after all the hot reviews I read about it.
if you want a synth like it thats way better and three thirds the cost get dune 2
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Old 23-10-2016, 01:29 AM   #8
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if you want a synth like it thats way better and three thirds the cost get dune 2
Yeah dune 2 is quite good!

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Old 23-10-2016, 04:51 AM   #9
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I can not remember but all free vstis is a bad quality for sure

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Old 23-10-2016, 05:47 AM   #10
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

I think I'm lucky in that I read a lot of reviews and look around here before I get something, so I don't really have a lot of experience with bad vsts. That said, I've gotten some that I just don't like, and I think the biggest disappointment for me was Tone2 Rayblaster. I wanted to like it, learn it, and use it to do really unique stuff, but I just couldn't wrap my head around it.I remember watching the preview video, thinking that it sounded cool, and figuring I could learn how to do stuff like that from presets. I couldn't, and I could never figure out how to get the sound I wanted out of it. I moved on and use Harmor now when I want to get experimental.
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Old 23-10-2016, 06:08 AM   #11
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I think I'm lucky in that I read a lot of reviews and look around here before I get something, so I don't really have a lot of experience with bad vsts. That said, I've gotten some that I just don't like, and I think the biggest disappointment for me was Tone2 Rayblaster. I wanted to like it, learn it, and use it to do really unique stuff, but I just couldn't wrap my head around it.I remember watching the preview video, thinking that it sounded cool, and figuring I could learn how to do stuff like that from presets. I couldn't, and I could never figure out how to get the sound I wanted out of it. I moved on and use Harmor now when I want to get experimental.
Same here
Genesis by famous sound designer, can't learn that synths
In some russian boards(forums) people said that this synth is alternative to Vanguard

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Old 23-10-2016, 06:10 AM   #12
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I think I'm lucky in that I read a lot of reviews and look around here before I get something, so I don't really have a lot of experience with bad vsts. That said, I've gotten some that I just don't like, and I think the biggest disappointment for me was Tone2 Rayblaster. I wanted to like it, learn it, and use it to do really unique stuff, but I just couldn't wrap my head around it.I remember watching the preview video, thinking that it sounded cool, and figuring I could learn how to do stuff like that from presets. I couldn't, and I could never figure out how to get the sound I wanted out of it. I moved on and use Harmor now when I want to get experimental.
But this is not a bad thing

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Old 23-10-2016, 09:30 AM   #13
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

The worst one was a freeware synth that had a neon pink GUI and I can't even remember its name (haven't found it when googling it, because I want to try it again). It had no parameter names and it was just a random mess. Usually I like these kinds of concepts (tweaking and listening, instead of "looking at the sound"), but this one just sucked.
I will try to find it again.

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Old 25-10-2016, 03:17 AM   #14
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

about syletn 1... I like to hate on it for fun, but..

I do think it sounds kind of special. it really does sit well in a mix. It has a "lively" sound. That said, fuck that synth. It has so many limitations that are freaking ridiculous for a soft synth. You can't even control envelope amount with velocity.. yea.. wtf. Among many other things.

I don't think that it has to be a dance synth tho.. you have to be very careful with the unison if you want to avoid that, i.e. low detune amounts.

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Old 27-10-2016, 01:06 PM   #15
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

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What is worst software synth\effects you ever had ? fixed soundfont players and romplers dont count but you can include these too
Oh that's easy. Any vst developed not knowing "don't allow keyboard focus" in FL is a thing. Lol.
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Re: Worst VSTI and VST you ever had

Looking through my VST folders, there's nothing in there right now that I don't like and use. Hmmm... Will have to think about this one.

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I can not remember but all free vstis is a bad quality for sure
Not all free vsts are automatically bad quality... I'm sure a lot are but definitely not all.

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Not all free vsts are automatically bad quality... I'm sure a lot are but definitely not all.
nah dont agree, all free vsts suck and everyone who uses freeware is broke hobo, if you dont pay 200 bucks for software then kys, saw pad from massive so much better that from free vst that its totally worth throwing money

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nah dont agree, all free vsts suck and everyone who uses freeware is broke hobo, if you dont pay 200 bucks for software then kys, saw pad from massive so much better that from free vst that its totally worth throwing money
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i'm becoming more confident that donkey42kong is a troll account.

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