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Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In

Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In

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Product Highlights

  • Based on Legendary PPG Wave Synthesizer
  • Also Models PPG Wave 2.2, 2.3 & 2.V
  • Up to 256 Voices per Instance
  • MIDI Controller Automation
  • Over 100 Wavetables by Wolfgang Palm
  • Waveterm B Factory Sample Library
  • Original PPG Wave Factory Sounds
  • Eight Part Multimode & Eight Stereo Outs
  • Compatible with Windows XP & Higher
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.3.9 & Higher
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The Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In is based on the legendary PPG Wave Synthesizer from the 1980's. Originally designed by Wolfgang Palm, the synth influenced a generation of musicians and producers. Besides owning an actual PPG, the next best thing is Waldorf's PPG Wave 3.V plug-in. It's compatible with either Mac or PC and it works easily for every VST or AU Host. Offering even more than the original, it lets you switch between several versions of the classic synthesizer, including the PPG Wave 2.2, PPG Wave 2.3 and PPG Wave 2.V.

The plug-in supports up to 256 voices of polyphony and each voice affords two Wavetable oscillators for developing sounds. Plus, you can playback with 8, 12 or 32-bit resolution. There's a low pass filter, four-band EQ, overdrive, LFO and three envelope generators. You can control 8 voices with separate semitone adjustments. And, the Multimode offers 8 stereo outputs for use in the studio or when using the plug-in live. As an added bonus, the 3.V plug-in features the exact same user-interface as the original PPG - complete with the "Analog Control Panel" design and updated MIDI regulation as well.

General Features

Up to 256 voices per instance (depending on available CPU power)
8 part Multimode
8 stereo outputs
Host automation of most parameters
MIDI controller automation of most parameters
More than 100 Wavetables created by Wolfgang Palm
Original Waveterm B Factory sample library
Original PPG Wave Factory sounds
Sample loading via drag-and-drop or load file dialog
Multisample playback by using the 8 part Multimode
Features 8 adjustable Cutoff / Resonance deviations to simulate analog inexactness
Finer adjustments of several values in Fine Modulation mode

Features (Per Voice)

Two Wavetable oscillators
Sample playback with 8, 12 or 32-bit
Authentic aliasing emulation of the PPG Wave 2.2, 2.3, 2.V or no aliasing
12 dB or 24 dB low pass filter
Authentic filter emulation of the PPG Wave 2.2 and 2.3
Overdrive behind filter
One LFO and three envelopes
Authentic emulation of the modulation graininess (switchable with True PPG)

Features (Per Part)

Poly, dual, quad and mono (8 voices) with 8 different semitone offsets to create chords or melodic lines
Arpeggiator with up, down, alternate and cascade (PPG special) mode
True PPG mode switchable between PPG Wave 2.2, Wave 2.3 and Wave 2.V
Four-band equalizer
Overdrive with various types
Phaser with up to 12 stages
Chorus with up to 6 stages
Flanger, stereo delay and reverb
Windows System Requirements Windows XP, Vista or better
1 GHz Intel Pentium 3 or better
800 MHz AMD Athlon or better
64 MB free RAM
VST 2.0 compatible host software that supports virtual instruments, such as Cubase VST 5.0 or higher, Cubase SX/SL, Nuendo 1.5 or better
PC equipped according to the specifications of the VST host software
Mac OS System Requirements Mac OS X 10.3.9 or better
PowerPC: G4 800 MHz or better
Intel: any processor
64 MB free RAM
VST 2.0 compatible host software that supports virtual instruments, such as Cubase VST 5.0 or higher, Cubase SX/SL, Nuendo 1.5 or better
AudioUnit 2.0 compatible host application that supports AudioUnit Instruments, such as Apple Logic or GarageBand
Macintosh equipped according to the specifications of the host software
Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In
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    WaldorfPPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In

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    Excellent VSTi!

    By Arlo

    from Maine

    About Me Forensic Expert Musician

    Verified Buyer


    • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
    • Easy to Customize
    • Easy to Navigate
    • Too Many To List
    • Versatile


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    Best Uses

    • Multimedia
    • Music production

    Comments about Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V Wave Synthesizer Plug-In:

    I use PPG in a lot of my electronic music productions. The "Tangerine Dream'ish" quality and arp presets alone are worth it. But the overall functionality and sound are really excellent! Well done Waldorf!

    I can't find anything wrong with the synth.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC

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