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FMMF: new Software Synthesizer with Presets by brian botkiller!
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dc09_39_thumb_FMMFI’m very happy to have been the sound designer for FMMF, a new synthesizer by DeLaMancha, for entry into the KVR audio 2009 Developer Challenge, which challenges synth developers to create a new, challenging synthesizer and offer it up for free for chances to win prizes! I encourage you to check out this synth, and please vote for it in the KVR DC. Below is the press release/info, and links to check it out.

Download the plugin here (Windows only), and start voting on November 2nd to help us win!
http://www.kvraudio.com/developer_challenge_2009.php#dc09_39

de la Mancha has released FMMF, a 4 operator FM (Frequency Modulation) synthesizer plug-in for Windows, written as an entry into the KVR Developer Challenge 2009.

The waveforms, algorithms and envelopes in FMMF are all shown graphically, with the envelopes allowing dragging of nodes and clicking to change contour. Special attention has been paid to the envelopes to allow you to customise them in many ways, such as the number of stages, the contour of each stage, sustain and repeat points and tempo-sync. There are envelopes for the volume of each operator, the pitch, and the effects section (filter, distortion and delay) all with velocity and key tracking. Further modulation comes in the form of LFO’s for the pitch and effects section, with many LFO waveforms available, including my favourite, randomising.

For further sound design potential you have a low pass filter, a multi-mode distortion and a flexible delay (with comb delay option). An arpeggiator let’s you add even more movement to create rhythmic sequences.

FMMF features

* 4 Operator FM Synthesis instrument with 17 FM algorithms.
* 11 different waveforms per operator, with note sync option.
* 7 Multi-segment Envelopes (up to 32 stages) for amp, pitch and effects modulation.
* 3 LFO’s for pitch and effects modulation.
* All envelopes can be free or tempo-sync, each stage can have it’s own contour.
* Envelopes can have user defined sustain and repeat points with flexible locking and zeroing options.
* LFO’s can be free or tempo sync, with 20 waveforms and phase & note sync options.
* Each LFO has it’s own ADSR envelope.
* Arpeggiator with 6 modes and adjustable tempo-sync, note length and octave range.
* Resonant low pass filter with key and velocity tracking, can be modulated by envelopes or LFOs.
* Distortion effect with 18 flavours, can be modulated by envelopes or LFOs.
* Delay with comb delay option, size, feedback and damping, modulated by envelope or LFO.
* Harmonics can be adjusted from 1 to 256, with limit on frequency beyond Nyquist.
* Polyphony adjustable from 1 to 16 voices.
* Portamento time.
* 64 presets by brian botkiller covering many styles.

FMMF is available as a freeware VST instrument plug-in for Windows PC.

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2 Comments to “FMMF: new Software Synthesizer with Presets by brian botkiller!”

  1. Gerardo says:

    I just register to vote for this amazing plugin!

  2. Wonderful information&fine site.

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