Category Archives: Software

Blast from the past :)

News of the year! FAST TRACKER 2 IS BACK! Its 100% clone of old good FT2 for modern Windows and Mac. No shitty DOSBox setups. It’s beta, but works great! FT2 download: http://16-bits.org/ft2.php and… this is not new, but maybe … Continue reading

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SMDI sample transfer over MIDI

I’ve just found excellent little program for windows and mac Elektron C6 SysExManager / local copy: mac windows This software can upload wav and aiff samples to ANY hardware sampler that supports SMDI transfer protocol by MIDI cable! Designed for … Continue reading

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Akai time stretch / pitch shift software

I’ve just found nice software for time stretch / pitch shift. It works like old akai samplers. download here: Akaizer Please donate to the author, He wants beer :) local copy: windows mac command line version for win, mac, linux

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Convert samples to 10bit 11bit 12bit 13bit

I made few useful scripts for converting wav samples to 10-13bit. Windows only! You need sox command line converter. Download sox-14.3.2-win32.zip and unpack to C: Download archive with *.bat scripts convert10-13bit.zip You can use scripts in two ways. First: Open … Continue reading

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Yamaha A4000 / A5000

Very nice piece of vintage gear :) This is probably the most powerful and advanced hardware sampler. It has so many possible modulations, parameters to choose and it has great midi implementation. 24 bit DA, 20 bit AD, 128voices of … Continue reading

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Akai tools

Very useful “must have” tools for akai S1k/S3k samplers: Omni Flop – reads and saves akai floppys and images (Win XP) Wav2Akai – converts wavs to akai s1000 *.p programs (Win 98, XP) EMXP – soft for Emu and Akai … Continue reading

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