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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 3 months ago #17514

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There's a company called Tone2 that makes a pretty awesome synth called Firebird 2. Used to be $80 but they just dropped it to free. I'm a big believer in keeping your vst options to a minimum especially since there's a billion softsynths but this one is worth a look. Similar to a wavetable synth like massive. Anyway you can check out the article at the link below. Lists off some of the important specs.

createdigitalmusic.com/2013/08/firebird-...-windows/#more-30212
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 3 months ago #17546

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I picked this synth up yesterday. I think it sounds really good. Sounds are easy to make with it. 400+ presets I wanted to mention the navigation to go through them is a little different. Most soft synths that I've seen have a preset navigation menu. For this one you have to use the plugin instance that ableton puts in when you put in a vst in the device panel. There's a dropdown that usually shows you what preset you're on. Use this to change presets. The settings section of the synth itself you can switch between banks.
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 3 months ago #17549

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Thank you Mr Fork!!!! :) Got this yesterday, had a play and you can get some lush sounds really quick and easy, loving playing with it, some of the presets are actually usable as well! Got like 5 in the tune I'm working on haha :D
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 3 months ago #17581

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Yeah no problem man. I used it last night on my current track. It's really easy to use. Has some great features. The sound quality is great. Also you can't beat the price. ;)

I've added this to my small list of free vst synths I use. I'm up to 3 now. Synth1, kairatune, and Firebird. Mostly I use ableton analog and operator and then Massive. Seriously though I'm pretty impressed with Firebird.
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 1 week ago #19408

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only free for windows? Struggling to find an AU without a price-tag :(
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 1 week ago #19409

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Thanks Mr Fork, I'm going to give it a try :)

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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 1 week ago #19415

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Yeah windows only unfortunately. Sorry Fox. I'll let you know if I run into something similar for free on the mac side.
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 1 week ago #19428

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Shame really cause all their other synths look to be multi-platform :(
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Firebird 2 synth went free 4 years 1 week ago #19443

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Mr Fork wrote:
Yeah windows only unfortunately. Sorry Fox. I'll let you know if I run into something similar for free on the mac side.

cheers bro B)
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