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Synth1 is a VST & AU software synthesizer designed by Ichiro Toda – (戸田一郎). It is modeled on the iconic Clavia Nord Lead 2. Synth1 combines the common sound synthesis method of Subtractive & FM synthesis. It’s one of the most downloaded soft synth in the world, some say it sounds amazing, and it’s totally free !

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Download LinkSizeLatest Release
Win 32 VST V 1.13 beta3(0.6 Mb)Fri, 11 Jul 2014
Win 64 VST V 1.13 beta3(0.6 Mb)Fri, 11 Jul 2014
Mac OSX VST V 1.13 beta8(0.6 Mb)Fri, 15 May 2015
Mac OSX AU V 1.13 beta8(1.2 Mb)Fri, 15 May 2015

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Synth1 Specifications

  • 3 oscillators, 1 FM modulation, 1 ring modulation and synchronization, and 1 sub-oscillator. Osc 1 can operate as detuned supersaw.
  • One filter section, with distortion. Four filter types: two high-pass, one low-pass, and a band-pass filter.
  • Two assignable LFOs, which can be synchronized to a host tempo.
    An arpeggiator which can be synchronized to a host tempo.
  • Several built-in effects, including a tempo delay, distortion, phaser, and chorus/flanger.
  • Polyphony, monophony, and legato voices.
  • Unison and portamento modes
  • 32 notes polyphony
  • Automation
  • Low CPU usage[12]

Operating environment / restrictions

For Windows

Supported CPUX86 / x64 CPU that supports SSE2. 
* If it is not an old CPU, it is ok.
Supported OSWindows XP, Windows Vista 32Bit, Windows7 (developed with Windows Vista HP sp2) Not confirmed except left.

* Does not work on Windows 98.
Plug-in formatVSTi2.0
Supported hostReaper, Abelton Live, SONAR 6 LE, other than the left

are unconfirmed
LimitationsIt is not a multi-timbral sound source.
Sampling frequency Any