SunVox 1.7.2 arrives

SunVox v1.7.2 is out with a lot of new features and changes:

  • for Android users: if your display flickers sometimes, put option_glnoretain.txt file (with any content) to the following directory: device SD card/Android/data/nightradio.sunvox/files/;
  • now XM and MOD files (formats of old trackers) can be loaded without the converter, through the Main Menu -> Load Song; you can find hundreds of these files on this site: modarchive.org;
  • extended list of effects for XM/MOD to SunVox conversion;
  • new std. pattern effect 30 – use it to stop playing the song;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “All-pass filter”; use it to enable/disable output all-pass filter;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “Room size”;
  • added autorepeat mode for the following buttons: HLD (clear current note), OFF (insert Note OFF), INS (insert), BCK (backspace);
  • added eight layers for the modules; for example you can place some complicated drum chain on the first layer, and all other synths – on the second layer; layers can be visible together or separately;
  • new function “Scale” in the Module menu: use it if you want a smaller or bigger module size for the current project;
  • changing the size of the modules by mouse wheel (scroll wheel);
  • new module – WaveShaper;
  • new module – MetaModule; with this module you can include some external .sunvox song to your project and use this song as synth or effect; Not available for PalmOS;
  • new options in the Preferences->;Recording: Pattern fit to grid, Note quantization, Controller quantization;
  • new option in the Preferences->;MIDI: Ignore velocity;
  • new option in the Preferences->;Audio Ouput: Audio buffer size;
  • empty parameter of the vibrato effect 04 is now treated as “use previous parameter value”; works only for songs created in SunVox 1.7.2 and higher;
  • new option “Smooth frequency change” in the Analog Generator; enabled by default; disable it if you want to use arpeggio effect 08;
  • velocity map in the MultiSynth module;
  • improved CPU Usage Monitor with scrolling and module selection;
  • maximum number of pattern tracks has been increased from 8 to 16;
  • maximum Echo delay length increased to 4 seconds (except for PalmOS, where still the maximum is 1 second);
  • new controller in the Echo module – “Delay units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Filter module – “LFO frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Flanger module – “Vibrato speed units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the LFO module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Set phase”;
  • new simple examples: MIDI_out, waveshaper, velocity_map, reverb2, reverb3;
  • new instrument in instruments/bass directory: analog_bass;
  • new instrument in instruments/pads directory: synth_violin;
  • new instruments in instruments/keyboard directory: piano14, piano15, space, space2;
  • new instruments in instruments/various directory: electric_guitar, noise_slide_up, electro_drum_loop;
  • keyboard instruments piano04.wav, piano05.wav has been replaced by piano04.sunsynth, piano05.sunsynth;
  • sound engine optimization;
  • many bugs fixed.

Available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, PalmOS, Windows Mobile, Maemo and Android.
Meego and iOS versions are coming soon…

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