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Off topic, but I’ve been pretty happy with https://www.ocenaudio.com/ as a basic audio editor. Does all the basics and has a nice user interface – I just can’t get over how ugly Audacity is :joy:

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It’ll do basic cut/copy/paste stuff, crossfading, so its fine for just trimming and adjusting levels. It’s missing markers, cue points etc, only has equal power fades… But for the current price it’s a bargain imo. Best take a look at the manual and try the demo. Manual is here: http://download.plugivery.com/pvdl/?bid=102&do=browse&dir=manuals

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IMO … nobrainer … thanks for the info … just got it :smiley:

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totally … it is really quite impressive and I would have 100% bought it by now, however I downloaded the demo and found it was seriously cpu intensive when just playing back a short wav - so for me I couldn’t even dream of setting the buffer less than 512 (normally I can run 64) and even then it would still glitch a bit and that’s before the magic is applied - it seems the fancy engine is always on, so basic audio use takes that hit straight away - totally worth it more as a plugin of sorts, the stretch was impressive - but I will have to pass sadly- demo is essential (plus it seems to work only in stereo which may be a bind if prepping mono for AR DT etc)

ditto - it’s an absolute mess and essentially a huge turn off

ocenaudio is really clean, sweet and lean, perfect for basic stuff, zooms quickly etc - looks quite promising and quite the deal being a free/donate model - very happy to get the nod on this - I have a nice cocoa editor on my other machine (inconvenient location), but the company went bust so I can’t get my license running on my audio Mac mini - bonus is that this also has key mapping :thup:

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Real issue for me too! Will be checking ocean

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Yeah, for my fairly basic audio editing needs it’s great. It’s the closest thing I’ve found to Cool Edit 96/2000 (both in terms of simplicity/speed, and in terms of e.g. selection behaviour), which for me was the pinnacle of audio editing!

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Free Reason Rack Lite plugin with any purchase from Plugin Boutique: https://www.pluginboutique.com/articles/1613#a_aid=57ac3d39bf8f6&chan=GEN001

Reason Rack sounds kinda interesting, I always used to like the Reason devices… you don’t get the best devices in Lite but there’s a few good ones in there.

Now who can find the cheapest eligible purchase?! I found this (£3.95/$4.99) https://www.pluginboutique.com/product/1-Instruments/4-Synth/1545-Hybrid-3

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Nice that it’s available in all manner of Linux flavours, and that it can use VSTs (not got that to work yet… EDIT: found them!) - but on Linux at least, the advantage of Audacity is that it can use the hundreds of free LADSPA FX more or less automatically. I don’t really mind the interface either.

But yeah ; thanks for the tip - it’s always good to have options and I’ll give it a go.

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Izotope Iris 2 is $9.99 at Plugin Boutique. Comes with 11 GB of samples.

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That’s an amazing deal on a very overlooked synth. I use Iris on almost everything.

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This kind of looks like the Absynth sampler part, but simpler. What I wonder is why it comes with 11 GiGs of samples?

And free Reason Rack Lite as mentioned above!

Because it’s a sample-based synth. The 11 GB samples are part of the Iris 2 product, not something Plugin Boutique added.

These are the sample categories for the 11GB samples btw in case anyone is wondering:

Abstract
Core
Environments 1 & 2
EuroRack Modular
Instruments
Objects
Synthesizers 1 & 2
Toys
Voice

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Thanx. This looks like a great tool.

This is not on sale, but it doesn’t get mentioned. Imageline Edison is an audio editor that can be used as a VST. I often use it to record quickly in Ableton. Just put it at the end of the channel and hit record. Then you can edit the file without leaving Ableton.

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There are a couple Ableton chord racks for $3.70

I had 1 reward point I converted to $1.25 and some change leftover from a previous purchase got me down to $1.26 :smile:

Nice, I’m actually more interested in those than some crappy VST!

The sample collection included is incredible.

Amplitube Metal for free. If you sign up to their newsletter.

https://www.ikmultimedia.com/news/index.php?id=atmetalfree

Nembrini Audio has a big sale on AGAIN! $37 for each of their amp sims (75% off), $19 for their FX Rack…man this guy makes SUCH good stuff!

I just bought all his amps on iOS and will now buy the Cali Reverb for MacOS as well, this company needs to be supported.

@DimensionsTomorrow not sure if you’re into the MesaBoogie cleans, I didn’t know I was until I tried the Cali Reverb! :slight_smile: maybe worth a demo for you? For me playing some neo-soul and a bit of rudimentary jazz, it really works nicely this beautiful morning :slight_smile:

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