Poison-202 Vintage MIDI Synthesizer 1.1 is massive, brings AU and much more

Yep, this is a huge 1.1 release for Poison-202 Vintage MIDI Synthesizer. Here’s everything that’s new and updated …

  • Audio Units support (AUv3) added. Now you can use Poison-202 as a plugin inside Cubasis, AUM, Garage Band, ModStep and other hosts;
  • Virtual Midi sources support added;
  • Background Audio enable/disable option added;
  • IAA transport bar added with Rewind, Play/Stop, Record and Host buttons;
  • Hold button (with latch) is added;
  • Midi controller CC64 (Hold Pedal) is now supported;
  • special Hold Arpeggiator mode (play one key to transpose current pattern, 2 or more keys to assign new pattern);
  • 10 new factory presets added;
  • “stolen notes” bug fixed;
  • hanging notes bug fixed;
  • fixed bug when on-screen keys sometimes stop playing when dragging fingers fast in Solo mode;
  • added option to select audio buffer size: Optimal (depending on device type), 128, 256, 512 or 1024 samples;
  • fixed bug when turning on Reverb or other effect, previous effect’s tail was heard;
  • sample rate selection algorithm improved, bugs fixed;
  • maximum polyphony value is limited depending on device type for better performance;
  • Patch Selector: additional bank selection bar added to speed up switching between banks;
  • now you can hold the next/prev patch buttons for fast forward/backward scrolling of patches;
  • new knob parameter added: “velocity to cross modulation”. Some of the factory presets were tuned with this parameter to better react on velocity changes, making loud notes sound “brighter”, and vice versa;
  • new Arpeggiator parameter added: Note Repeat;
  • smooth parameter change algorithm added for Pitch Bend, Modulation Wheel and Filter Cutoff parameters;
  • sound clicks removed, which could appear when switching between patches;
  • other improvements and bug fixes.

Note if you are updating from version 1.0: After this update, please run Poison-202 standalone before running Audio Unit version. This will keep safe your previously created user patches. It needs to be done only once.

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