Rob Papen Explorer III - Virtual Instruments and Effects Bundle

Rob Papen Explorer III - Virtual Instruments and Effects Bundle

Rob Papen Explorer III - Virtual Instruments and Effects Bundle

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  • Blade
  • Punch and Punch-BD
  • BLUE-II
  • SubBoomBass
  • Predator and Predator FX
  • RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar
  • RP-Delay, RP-Verb, RP-Distort, RP-Amod
  • RAW
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  • 1Description

The Explorer III from Rob Papen contains all of Papen's plug-ins, including Blade, Punch, BLUE-II, SubBoomBass, Predator and Predator FX, RG virtual rhythm guitar, RP-Delay, RP-Verb, RP-Distort, RP-Amod, Punch-BD, and RAW.

The bundle concentrates on synthesis, guitar and bass modeling, enhanced by multi-fx, distortion, and time-based effects including reverb and delay.

  • Blade - Virtual Synthesizer

    Blade from Rob Papen is a virtual synthesizer that takes traditional synthesis further via the inclusion of what the company calls a "Harmolator," a function that allows for modulating the "harmonics" of an oscillator using a virtual XY pad. This oscillator system uses nine global controls which change the harmonic content (partials) of the waveform.

    The Harmolator allows oscillator spreading, fattening the sound and producing a square/sine wave sub-oscillator. The original sound source can be further modified using twenty-one per-voice distortions types and fourteen filter types. The synthesizer offers total control of the sound over time using an array of different modulation controls.

    A central XY screen allows for either altering things directly by moving the cursor around, or by recording paths that can be replayed. The recorded path can be looped, bi-directional, and tempo synched. Even the speed of the XY path can be modulated for dynamic changes.

    Additionally, Blade offers a full range of other modulation sources, including a dedicated envelope, and velocity as a modulation source for the Harmolator controls. Two effects units feature all the effects from the company's other products, plus an Arpeggiator/Sequencer and an Easy page which allow for easily and complete control of sound creation.

    • Sixteen voices, operating in poly , mono 1/2 , legato 1/2 and arpeggiator modes
    • Harmolator oscillator with nine controls, Harmolator wave settings, two types of spread functions, and extended sub-oscillator
    • Twenty-one distortion units operating per voice (ahead of filter)
    • Fourteen filter types including 6/12/18/24 low/high, 12/24 band pass/notch, vocal and comb filter
    • Filter Separation function for unique filter stereo sound
    • Amplifier section with volume, velocity and envelope control
    • XP Pad with twelve amount controls for each X and Y, which can modulate the 9 Harmolator parameters, filter cutoff, filter Q, and volume
    • XY Pad which can operate either directly or with recorded paths, in poly, mono or free modes
    • XY Pad playback can be tempo synced, with different tempo settings, and with loop and bi-directional loop options
    • XY Pad movement speed control
    • XY editing options on right mouse menu
    • Dedicated Harmolator velocity, LFO and envelope controls
    • Pitch LFO and pitch envelope, two free Harmolator control sources, two free envelopes, two free LFOs and four modulation sources
    • All controls can be used as modulation destinations, and there are a full range of modulation sources including MIDI controls and internal controls
    • Two effects units with twenty-seven effects, including distortion, reverb and tape delay plus many more
    • Sixteen-step arpeggiator with each step having its own pitch, velocity and free amount, which can also be used as a sequencer for modulation purposes
    • Easy Page allows control of the main parameters in a flexible and easy way
    • Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function
    • "Quick Browser," "Recently Browsed" and "Favorite" functions
    • Preset Manager Screen allows you to easily find and organize presets and banks
    • Full MIDI control over all parameters including the X/Y Pad
  • Punch - Software Instrument

    Punch from Rob Papen is a synthesized drums software instrument especially designed for the contemporary producer who wants "body rattling" sounds. Use synthesis and the built-in samples to construct your own unique sounding drum-kit, or load your own custom samples. The sounds can then be crafted using the comprehensive feature set.

    Punch has built in sequencers, allowing you to have multiple patterns at your finger tips. These grooves can be triggered in a live environment to build a song, but are also useful for improvising and jamming. Also featured are a growing number of drum-kits built by third party designers and well know DJs.

    Drums
    • "Classic Samples" taken from several classic analog drum machines
    • "Punch Samples" are RP library samples
    • Pre-installed RP sample collection for the 8 sample pads
    • Two bass drums with 4 different models, 4 classic samples, and 20 punch samples
    • Two snare drums with 2 different models, 4 classic samples and 61 punch samples
    • Two open hi-hats and two closed hi-hats, with 3 models, 4 classic samples and 7 punch samples
    • Three tom/user with 2 tom models, 3 classic samples and 8 punch samples
    • Two claps with 3 models, 3 classic samples and 12 punch samples
    • Three user drum with 9 models, 22 classic samples, 106 punch (included percussion) samples.
    • Eight dual sample slots, each with amplifier/pitch envelopes and filter with filter envelope
    • Each drum features "easy controls", distortion (20 models) , output destination (dry or any 4 FX channels) and choke groups
    • Each drum can be previewed and selected by clicking in the Drum Preview Pad
    Sequencers Patterns
    • Internal sequencer can play 8 different patterns, each consisting of up to 16 steps
    • 4 grooves and 4 break patterns
    • C3 to G3 keyboard range
    • Each pattern is composed of 4 tracks, each track having its own drum output, and each step in each track can have different velocity, panning, pitch, envelope speed, flaming, time offset and a free row
    • Each pattern also has a free row for modulation step values which can be used to modulate controls
    • Swing amount, flaming time and humanization controls
    Modulators
    • 2 envelopes, 2 LFOs and 8 modulation slots allow for a wide variety of modulation sources to modulate Punch's controls
    Mixer
    • Full screen mixer displays the volume and panning of all the controls, plus the FX mix and panning allows for easy mixing of drum sounds
    Easy Screen
    • Easy to use sliders allow for altering the main controls on the fly
    • All sliders are available for MIDI latching
    Effects Section
    • Four effects slots, each with 26 different types
    • Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb Filter, Reverb, HQ Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, WahWah Delay, Distort, Low Fi, Amp Sim, Waveshaper, Widener, AutoPan, Gator, Ring-Mod, Filter, Equalizer, Compressor, Noise-Gate, Ensemble, Cabinet, Multi Distort, AutoWah
    • Effects can be arranged in 5 different routings
    • In the multi-channel version the effects are output to the different output channels
    Manager Screen
    • Large manager screen displays all the presets, banks and presets, allows you to load, save, copy and paste them, and includes a powerful find function
  • SubBoomBass Virtual Plug-in Instrument

    The Rob Papen SubBoomBass Virtual Plug-in Instrument is a versatile synth bass sequencer plug-in for your VST2.4, Audio Units and RTAS compatible host software. Create custom bass lines and complex low-end grooves using SubBoomBass' sophisticated oscillator, filter and sequencer sections. Use the internal effects, filters and modulation sections to create custom grooves. Tuned drum and percussion samples bring your complete groove and rhythm ideas to life. Rob Papen SubBoomBass is ideal for R&B, Hip Hop, Electronic and Dance Music production, sound design, film scoring and much more.

    Oscillators Section

    2 Oscillators with Analogue types waveforms and tuned percussion waveforms
    Oscillator waveform Symmetry control for each oscillator
    Free running option for each oscillator and Oscillator Syncing of oscillator 2 to oscillator 1
    Extended semitone range going from -48 semitones up to +48 semitones
    Separate octave control and fine-tuning
    Keyboard tracking on/off for each oscillator
    Each Oscillator offers Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) using an independent LFO for each oscillator with individual speed and amount controls
    FM and Ring modulation modes for Oscillator 2
    Each oscillator has a (PWM) square wave or sinus wave Sub-oscillator
    Volume control for each oscillator and output on/off for Oscillator 1

    Filter Section

    Main filter is an analog modeled stereo Multimode Filter, offering 6 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB, 18 dB and 24 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB and 24 dB BandPass, 12 dB and 24 dB Notch, Comb and Vocal Filter
    Pre-filtering distortion
    Easy Filter control by pre-defined Cutoff Frequency modulation controllers: Envelope, Velocity, Key-tracking, LFO and Modulation Wheel
    Built-in Filter Envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
    Build in Filter LFO with various waveforms, modulation amount control and tempo sync option with speed settings between 16/1 and 1/32t
    LFO Poly, free or mono mode options

    Filter2 Section

    Additional Filter with cutoff control offering 6 dB, 12 dB and 24 dB LowPass or HighPass setting

    Filter Path

    Additional Filter 1 and Filter 2 path selector.
    Serial mode, Parallel mode and Split mode (Osc1>Filter1 / Osc2>Filter2)

    Amp Section

    Built-in Amp/Volume Envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
    Volume control. Velocity> Volume amount
    Panning control

    Free Modulation Section

    1 Envelopes with Attack, Decay Sustain, Fade and Release
    Option to control the Envelopes times using "velocity" or "key played"
    Modulation Amount Envelope and amount control for this Envelope
    48 modulation destinations
    1 LFO's with various waveforms
    Tempo sync option with speed settings between 16/1 and 1/32t
    Poly, free or mono mode options
    Modulation Amount and amount control for this LFO
    48 modulation destinations
    4 free modulation routings
    32 modulation sources
    48 modulation destinations
    Secondary modulation source & control

    Play Modes Section

    Mono/Legato/Sequencer/Poly Play modes
    Unison2/Unison4/Unison6/ and Octave modes with Unison detune
    Portamento featuring constant rate/constant time or held (legato) constant rate/constant time
    Adjustable Analogness setting to simulate the instability of vintage analogue synthesizers
    Demo C2 button to preview sounds.
    Global Tuning
    Decay/Release Shape. This changes the curvature of Predator's envelopes decay and release stages, from exponential to linear to logarithmic

    Overall Pitch Modulation Section

    Tempo sync-able global Pitch LFO. You can set the amount and also which wave is used for this LFO
    Pitch bend with separate settings for up and down pitch-bends

    Sequencer

    16 step sequencer
    Sequencer patterns can be 1-16 steps long
    Speed setting of 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 3/2, 2, 3 and 4x BPM
    Overall step length
    Swing amount
    Slide amount for sliding steps
    Velocity control knob which mixes between keyboard (MIDI) velocity input and the steps velocity settings
    •Each step has on/off, Tie, Slide, Tune, Velocity, Free, Osc1 waveform, Osc2 waveform row.
    Tie modes normal and special which allows Slide, Tune, Velocity and Free settings inside a step if that step is set to Tie. Toggle modes 1 and 2 which toggle between normal and special
    Sequencer Latch which can be controlled by the MIDI sustain pedal
    You can load, save, copy, paste and clear sequencer, so you can reuse them in different presets

    FX Section

    HQ effects blocks in serial mode and split mode option if Filter 1/2 are in 'Split' mode
    Available effects: Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb, Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, Wah/Delay, Distort, Low-Fi, Amp Sim, WaveShaper, Stereo Widener, Auto Pan, Gator, Bass Enhancer, FX Filter, Equalizer, Compressor, Ensemble Cabinet, MultiDistort, Auto Wah. MIDI tempo based settings in most effects.
    2 FX modulation sources for connecting MIDI or synth controls to FX parameters.

    Preset Section:

    Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets.
    Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function. 'Quick Browser', 'Recently Browsed' and 'Favorite' functions.
    Presets are stored in clear categories banks.
    Bank manager
    More than 800 presets
  • Predator - Virtual Synthesizer Plug-In (Download)

    Predator from Rob Papen is a virtual synthesizer plug-in that combines inspiring presets and first-class features to make it a "go-to" synthesizer for contemporary music production. The user interface has been designed so that almost all controls are visible on screen, making it easy-to-use.

    Predator is packed with powerful features such as preset morphing, intelligent preset variation, MIDI and synthesizer controllable FX, unison detune, chord memory and an extremely versatile arpeggiator. The plug-in also includes PredatorFX that allows the user to use the filters, modulations, effects and the vocoder as an FX plug-in within the music host.

    Preset banks include Hip Hop (NY, Club, Dirty South and G funk), Jump, hardcore, breakbeat, various trance styles, D n' B banks, and more.

    Oscillators
    • 3 Oscillators with 128 waves including analog, additive and spectral type of waveforms, plus pink and white noise generators
    • Oscillator waveform symmetry control for each oscillator
    • Free running option for each oscillator and oscillator syncing of oscillator 2 or 3 to oscillator 1
    • Extended semitone range from -48 up to +48 semitones
    • Separate octave control and fine-tuning
    • Keyboard tracking on/off for each oscillator
    • Each Oscillator offers Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) using an independent LFO for each oscillator with individual speed and amount controls
    • FM and ring modulation modes for oscillator 2 and 3
    • Each oscillator has a PWM square wave Sub-oscillator
    • Spread function for detuned multiple oscillator sound within one oscillator
    • Volume control for each oscillator and output on/off for Oscillator 1 and 2
    Filters
    • Main filter is an analog modeled stereo multi-mode filter, offering 6dB low-pass and high-pass, as well as 12dB and 24dB low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, notch, ring, comb and vox (formant)
    • Pre-filtering distortion with smooth or edgy mode option
    • Easy Filter control by pre-defined cutoff frequency modulation controllers - envelope, velocity, key-tracking, LFO and modulation wheel
    • Built-in filter envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
    • Filter LFO with various waveforms, modulation amount control and tempo sync option and poly, free or mono mode options.
    • Additional filter with cutoff control offering 6dB, 12dB and 24dB low- or high-pass setting
    Pitch Modulation
    • Tempo-syncable global pitch LFO
    • You can set the amount and also which wave is used for this LFO
    • Pitch bend with separate settings for up and down pitch-bends
    Amplifier Section
    • Built-in amplifier/volume envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
    • Volume control
    • Velocity to volume amount
    • Panning control
    Modulation
    • 2 envelopes with Attack, Decay Sustain, Fade and Release
    • Option to control the envelopes times using "velocity" or "key played"
    • Modulation amount envelope 1 and 2 and amount control for envelope 1
    • 65 modulation destinations
    • 2 LFO's with various waveforms
    • Tempo sync option
    • Poly, free or mono mode options
    • Modulation amount LFO 1 and 2 and amount control for LFO 1
    • 65 modulation destinations
    • 8 free modulation routings
    • 40 modulation sources
    • 65 modulation destinations
    • Secondary modulation source and control
    Play Modes
    • Poly, mono, mono 2, legato, arp, unison 2, unison 4, unison 6 play modes
    • Portamento featuring constant rate/constant time or held(legato) constant rate/constant time
    • Unison detune amount when Predator is in unison 2, unison 4 or unison 6 mode
    • 8 note chord memory, saved within the preset, including syncable strum timing
    Arpeggiator
    • 16 step arpeggiator, which can also be used as a step sequencer or as modulation source
    • Arpeggiator patterns can be 1 to 16 steps long
    • Adjustable speed ratio setting with reference to the host BPM setting
    • Up, down, up/down, down/up, random, ordered, reverse ordered, ordered up/down, ordered down/up, chord and modulation mode
    • 1 to 4 octaves settings
    • Swing amount
    • Slide amount for sliding steps
    • Velocity control knob which mixes between keyboard (MIDI) velocity input and the steps velocity settings
    • Each step has on/off, Tie, slide, tune, velocity and free row
    • Normal and special Tie modes which allows slide, tune, velocity and free settings inside a step, if that step is set to Tie
    • Arpeggiator latch can be controlled by the MIDI sustain pedal
    • You can load, save, copy, paste and reset arpeggiator patterns, allowing you to reuse them in different presets
    • Right mouse menu in the arpeggiator screen brings up a menu which allows you to copy, paste, clear, move, reverse, randomize and turn off / on controls, for either selected steps, or all steps
    Effects
    • Available effects include mono and stereo delay, comb, reverb, chorus, chorus/delay, flanger, phaser, wah/delay, distortion, Lo-Fi, amplifier simulator with 5 models, waveshaper, stereo widener, autopan, gator, vocoder, FX multi-filter, 5-band EQ, compressor, ensemble, cabinet simulator, multi-distortion and autowah
    • MIDI tempo based settings in most effects 2 effects modulation sources for connecting MIDI or synthesizer controls to effect parameters
    General
    • 16-voice polyphony
    • Adjustable Precision setting per oscillator to simulate the instability of vintage analog synthesizers
    • Global tuning
    • Variable envelope attack shape
    • Decay/release shape changes the curvature of the envelope's decay and release stages from exponential, to linear, to logarithmic
    • Velocity shape changes Predator's velocity curvature
    • Over-sampling mode and over-sampling filter on/off
    • Strum timing for use with chord mode, with timing in milliseconds or tempo synced
    • Audio input selector with input gain control (PredatorFX only)
    • All advance settings are saved within each individual preset.
    • External controller hardware settings can be saved and restored
    • Parameter read-out field at lower right corner with a help function for most controls
    • Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets
    • Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function
    • "Quick Browser", "Recently Browsed" and "Favorite" functions
    • All settings included the Advance panel settings are stored inside each preset
    • 4 "Preset variation" buttons with amount control of the variation
    • Preset morphing with amount control allows for morphing between 2 presets within the selected bank
  • RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument

    The Rob Papen RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument allows you to create custom guitar rhythms, grooves and effects using the plug-in's unique synthesizer and effects features. Easily create classic rhythm guitar sequences, or edgy grooves by simply playing the desired chords on a MIDI keyboard controller. RG features models of the Fender Stratocaster, 8th & 16th note groove type steel string acoustic guitars, and a Power Chord groove type distorted guitar.

    Rhythm Guitar Models

    Electric guitar type Fender Stratocaster® Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke, Ghost Stroke and Glide stroke. Available chords are: Major and Minor7 in "classic" Rhythm guitar setting.
    Steel 8TH type for Steelstrings 8th note grooves Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke and Extra Stroke (hand mute on strings) Available chords are: Major and Minor.
    Steel 16TH type for Steelstrings 16th note grooves. Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke and Ghost Stroke. Available chords are: Major and Minor.
    Distorted type for distorted Powerchord grooves. Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke, Ghost Stroke and Extra Stroke available chords are: 5th Chord for both Major and Minor keyboard range.

    Sequencer Section

    Controls the guitar strokes and RG synthesizer parts.
    32 steps
    Each step has on/off, Tie, Stroke (Down, Up, Ghost or Glide/Extra), Velocity and Free/Release row.
    Release row on/off option to control the 'Release" times of the Filter and Amp Envelope
    Sequencer A and B each with fully independent settings
    Sequence A is played by using keyboard range C1 - B3
    Sequence B is played by using keyboard range C3 - B4
    Each sequence keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
    Start Loop setting, Sequencer can loop from any step of the sequence
    Speed setting of 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 3/2, 2, 3 and 4x BPM. Independent for each sequence
    Swing amount
    Velocity control knob which mixes between keyboard (MIDI) velocity input and the steps velocity settings
    Tie modes normal or special which allows 'velocity' and 'free' settings inside a step if that step is set to Tie
    Sequencer Latch which can be controlled by the MIDI sustain pedal as well
    Reset Mode on/off. When it is set to 'on' the sequencer resets each time you press a new key
    File button function with: load, save, copy, paste, swap and clear for sequencer A or B
    File < and > to scroll through sequences stored on hard disk

    Keyboard Layout RG

    Sequence A is played by playing notes in the keyboard range C1 - B3
    Sequence B is played by playing notes in the keyboard range C3 - B4
    Sequence A keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
    Major chords are from C1- B1 range and Minor are from C2 - B2 range
    Sequence B keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
    Major chords are from C3- B3 range and Minor are from C3 - B4 range
    Build in keyboard to demo grooves

    Overall Pitch Modulation Section

    Tempo sync-able global Pitch LFO
    Amount control option
    Pitch bend with separate settings for up and down pitch-bends

    Filter Section

    Main filter is an analogue modeled stereo Multimode Filter, offering 6 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB, 18 dB and 24 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB and 24 dB BandPass, 12 dB and 24 dB Notch, Comb and Vowel Filter
    Pre-filtering distortion
    Easy Filter control by pre-defined Cutoff Frequency modulation controllers: Envelope, Velocity, Modulation Wheel and LFO
    Built-in Filter Envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
    Build in Filter LFO with various waveforms, modulation amount control and tempo sync option with speed settings between 16/1 and 1/32t
    LFO free or mono mode options

    Amp Section

    Built-in Amp/Volume Envelope with Attack, Decay and Release
    Volume control
    Velocity > Volume amount
    Panning control

    Modulation Section

    2 free modulation routings
    33 modulation sources, included the stroke types of the RG sequencer
    22 modulation destinations

    FX Section

    3 HQ effects blocks in serial mode
    Available effects: Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb Filter, Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, Ensemble, FX Filter, WahWah/Delay, AutoWah, Amp Simulator (5 models), Cabinet Simulator (5 models), Distortion, Low Fi, Waveshaper, Multi-distort (11 types), Stereo Widener, Autopan, Gator and Compressor
    MIDI tempo based settings in most effects
    Overall bypass for FX or bypass per FX
    Right mouse menu options with: FX copy, paste, swap, clear, undo, save, load and option to un-sync the effects
    2 FX modulation matrix for connecting RG sequencer, MIDI or synth controls to FX parameters.

    EQ Section

    Equalizer with 5 bands at 60 Hz, 200 Hz, 600 Hz, 2000 Hz and 8000 Hz frequencies

    Overall

    Parameter read-out field above the preset box.
    Back panel with extra global function: External controller settings can be saved to disk Computer keyboard up/down for scrolling presets can be turned on/off. Syncing on/off. Depending on host it can be turned on/off

    Preset Section

    Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets
    Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function 'Quick Browse', 'Recently Browsed' and 'Favorite' functions.
    Banks with Electric RG grooves, Steelstring RG grooves, Disto RG grooves, Electric, Steelstring, Disto basic grooves
  • RP-Delay - Delay Plug-In

    RP-Delay from Rob Papen is a delay plug-in that features regular delays, along with FX routings that allow the delay to function beyond typical delays. Six delay lines and eight multi-mode filters can all operate at once in each of several delay modes. In addition to the basic delay models like a simple mono delay and a stereo delay, the plug-in features a tape-sound delay which allows for changing tape length without inducing any clicks.

    A sound reverser can reverse the input, while simultaneously reversing one of the delay lines. The reverse sound can also be triggered via an on-screen keyboard, generating totally new sounds, and sending them into the reverser with via dedicated filters and distortion. The delays, filters, and reverser can all be modulated by the built-in modulators. There are four modulation sequencers, four LFO's, and four envelopes, complete with several trigger options.

    Delay plug-in available in Audio Units, RTAS, or VST formats
    6 delay lines and 8 multi-mode filters
    Tape-sound delay
    Sound reverser
    Built-in modulators
  • RP-Verb - Reverb Plug-in Software

    Rob Papen RP-Verb is a professional reverb software plug-in for both Mac and Windows operating systems. RP-Verb runs native on popular host DAW software, and delivers professional quality reverb at a cost effective price. User control over early reflections, tube saturation, dry / wet amount and ensemble will customize professional grade reverb algorithms to suite your needs.

    Main Section

    Dry / wet control with FX bypass button
    HQ Mode on/off
    ECS (external controler setup)
    ? key brings up the 'Quick Manual'

    Preset Section

    Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets.
    Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function. 'Quick Browser', 'Recently Browsed' and 'Favorite' functions
    Presets are stored in clear categories banks

    Distortion

    Tube saturation distortion
    Amount control
    On/Off

    Ensemble

    Multi voice chorus
    Amount control
    Routing into reverb or direct + reverb
    Volume control
    On/Off

    Early Reflections

    Complex Early reflection algorithm
    Routing into reverb or direct
    Length / damping / feedback / side-feedbak / cross-feedback control
    On/Off
  • RP-Distort - Distortion and Effects Plug-In

    RP-Distort from Rob Papen is not just a distortion plug-in, but offers more sound processing by allowing combining the distortion section with an analog modeled filter, compressor and widener unit. The order of the units can be changed and also turned on or off.

    Controls can be modulated using MIDI sources, or by one of the four LFOs that can sync to the host tempo. Twenty-two distortion types are offered, included a ring modulator and Lo-Fi processor. EQ and a noise-gate are also available inside the distortion section.

    Presets
    • Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets
    • Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare functions
    • "Quick Browser", "Recently Browsed" and "Favorite" functions
    • All settings are stored inside each preset
    • Presets are stored in clear categories banks
    ESC
    • External controller hardware (fader-box) settings can be saved and restored
    Distortion
    • Amplifier simulation - none, 4 x 10" guitar speakers, 4 x 12" guitar speakers, bass speaker, combo speaker, radio speaker
    • Cabinet simulator with several cabinet types - none, Fender, Marshall, off axis
    • Clipper limits output using a large range of preset settings
    • Cosine
    • Cross 1
    • Cross 2
    • Foldover amplifies and then 'folds over' the sound
    • Fuzz-box
    • Gapper distortion
    • Hard-limiter
    • Low-Fi reduces the sample and bit rate and adds noise to the signal
    • OverDrive
    • Octave 1
    • Octave 2
    • Power wave-shaping
    • Rectify
    • Ring Modulation
    • Saturate
    • SoftLimit
    • Squarify turns the source to a square wave and low-pass filters it
    • Transient distorts a sound's beginning
    • Tube Simulator
    EQ
    • 4-band equalizer effect inside distortion section
    • 125 Hz, 1.5 kHz, 2.2 kHz and 8 kHz
    • EQ on/off
    Noise Gate
    • Noise gate (inside distortion section) silences any sound below a set threshold
    • Threshold, attack, hold and release controls
    • Gate on/off
    Filter
    • Low- and high-pass filters, in that order
    • 12 and 24 dB pole selection
    • Adjustable frequencies
    • Adjustable Q
    Compressor
    • Threshold, ratio, attack, release and volume controls
    • Compressor on/off
    Modulation
    • Four free modulation routings with amount control
    • Four LFOs with tempo based sync mode, waveform, speed, human feel, symmetry controls
    • Bypass button for all active modulations
    • Global amount control for all active modulations
  • Punch-BD - Bass Drum Software Synthesizer (Download)

    Punch-BD from Rob Papen is a synthesized bass drum software instrument especially designed for the contemporary producer who wants "speaker busting" sounds. Use synthesis and the built-in samples to construct your own unique sounding kick drum, or load your own custom samples.

    There are six pads, each offering either drum synthesis or sample modes. There are four synthesis models with built-in classic electronic bass drum samples and 31 punch samples. The sample mode offers a dual sample slot, each with their own amp/pitch envelopes and filter & filter envelope. There are several stacking modes that offer several ways to play the instrument, including Stack Mode for stacking up to 6 BD pads, Tuned Stack Mode for stacking 6 BD pads that respond to keyboard note playing, and Sequence Stack Mode, which plays up to 6 BD pads in sequential order. Punch BD rounds out its comprehensive feature set with several modulators, a mixer, and a full featured effects section.

    Main
    • Punch-BD is a bass drum synthesizer and sample player. With up to 6 pads that can be combined / stacked in several ways including tuned keyboard playing
    6 Drum Pads
    • Each pad can be used in drum synthesis or sample mode
    • 4 different synthesis models and built in 4 classic electronic BD samples and 31 punch samples
    • Dual Sample slot, each with their own amp / pitch envelopes & filter and filter envelope
    • Each drum has its own 'easy controls', distortion (20 different models) and output destination (to dry or any of the 4 FX channels)
    • 3 bank graphic EQ per pad with frequency, bandwidth and gain control
    • Tune bypass button per pad to avoid keyboard tuning response in 'Tuned Stack' or 'Tuned Seq' mode
    • Easy bypass button per pad to avoid response of the sound in the EasyPage
    • Each drum can be previewed and selected by clicking in the Drum Preview Pad
    • Each drum pad has solo and mute
    • Each drum pad has right mouse menu command functions
    Play Mode
    • Stack mode: stacking up to 6 BD pads
    • Tuned Stack mode:  stacking up to 6 BD pads responding to keyboard notes played
    • 6 notes mode: from the central note 6 separate notes representing each one BD pad
    • Seq mode: Up to 6 pads play in sequential order
    • Tuned Seq: Up to 6 pads play in sequential order, responding to keyboard notes played
    • Central note: for selecting the central note. Default is C3
    • Fine-tuning control for the whole preset
    • Semi-tuning control for the whole preset
    Modulators
    • Punch has 2 envelopes, 2 LFOs and 8 modulation slots, which allow you to use a wide variety of modulation sources to control Punch-BD's parameters
    Mixer
    • A full screen shows the volume & panning of all the controls, plus the FX mix & panning, allows you to easily mix the drum sounds
    Easy Page
    • EasyPage, which uses sliders to allow altering of the main controls on the fly during use
    • All are available for MIDI-latching with your MIDI controller
    FX Section
    • 4 FX, each with 32 different types of FX
    • Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb Filter, Reverb, HQ Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, WahWah Delay, Distort, Low Fi, Amp Sim, Waveshaper, Widener, AutoPan, Gator, Ring-Mod, Filter, Equalizer, Compressor, Noise-Gate, Ensemble, Cabinet, Multi Distort, AutoWah, Tape Delay, Tape Flanger, Analogue Phaser, Clipper, Parametric EQ
    • FX can be routed in 5 different paths. In the multi-channel version of Punch-BD, these FX are output to the different output channels
    Manager Screen
    • Big manager screen, which displays all banks and presets, allows you to Load, Save, Copy & Paste them and much more. Also including the powerful find function
  • RAW - Phase Distortion Virtual Synthesizer (Download)

    RAW from Rob Papen is a two oscillator virtual synthesizer featuring an X/Y field to distort the waveform using phase distortion. The instrument also allows you to draw your own waveforms and use them as LFOs, enabling the creation of unique 'wobble' movements that are perfect for dubstep and other styles of electronic music.

    RAW offers all of the Papen filters to further shape your sound. Additionally, the synth features EQ, waveshaper, distortion and lo-fi effects integrated into the synthesis voice level. Other effects include chorus, phaser, flanger, stereo delay and the HQ reverb. An arpeggiator and sequencer allow you to program your own patterns and rhythms.

    The Easypage and preset bank manager are also included as standard and feature presets from well known producers and DJs including Promo, Ophidian, Mad dog, Deathmachine, D-Passion, Rob Fabrie, DJ Thera, N-Vitral, Tha Playah, DJ Hidden, The Viper, Warface and many more.

  • Blade - Virtual Synthesizer
    System Requirement Mac
    OS X 10.5 or higher
    Host software that supports Audio Units (32- and 64-bit), RTAS (32-bit) and VST (32- and 64-bit) plug-in formats
    Support for 32-bit Audio Units, RTAS and VST plug-ins under OSX 10.4 (Tiger)

    PC
    Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
    Host software that supports RTAS and VST plug-in formats (32- and 64-bit)

    Additional authorization for second computer/laptop available after registration of the original serial/license

  • Punch - Software Instrument
    System Requirements Mac
    OS X 10.4 (32-bit), OS X 10.5 and higher (32- and 64-bit)
    Host software that supports Audio Units, RTAS or VST plug-in formats

    Windows
    Windows XP, Vista , or Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
    Host software that supports RTAS or VST plug-in formats
  • SubBoomBass Virtual Plug-in Instrument
    System Requirements VST2.4, AU and RTAS plug-in synthesizer for PC (Xp/Vista 32/Vista 64/Windows 7) and Mac OS-X 10.5 > (IntelMac+ppc) Internet connection needed to activate the software! In case of no internet connection, e-license dongle required! Two activations allowed. 2nd activation after registering product
  • Predator - Virtual Synthesizer Plug-In (Download)
    System Requirements Mac:
    OS X 10.6 or above
    Host software that supports AAX Native, Audio Units, or VST2 plug-in formats (32-/64-bit)
    Internet connection needed to activate the software

    Windows:
    Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 10 (32-/64-bit)
    Host software that supports AAX Native or VST plug-in formats (32-/64-bit)
    Internet connection needed to activate the software
  • RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument
    System Requirements VST2.4, AU and RTAS plug-in synthesizer for PC (Xp/Vista 32/Vista 64/Windows 7) and Mac OS-X 10.5 > (IntelMac+ppc) Internet connection needed to activate the software! In case of no Internet connection, e-license dongle required! Two activations allowed. 2nd activation after registering product
  • RP-Delay - Delay Plug-In
    System Requirements Mac OS-X 10.4 or better (Intel and PPC)
    Windows XP, Vista 32- or 64-bit
    Appropriate host software that supports Audio Units, RTAS and VST plug-in formats
  • RP-Verb - Reverb Plug-in Software
    System Requirements VST2.4, AU and RTAS plug-in for PC (XP/Vista 32/Vista 64/Windows 7) and Mac OS-X 10.5 > (IntelMac+ppc)
  • RP-Distort - Distortion and Effects Plug-In
    System Requirement Mac
    OS X 10.5 or higher
    Host software that supports Audio Units (32- and 64-bit), RTAS (32-bit) and VST (32- and 64-bit) plug-in formats
    Support for 32-bit Audio Units, RTAS and VST plug-ins under OSX 10.4 (Tiger)

    PC
    Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
    Host software that supports RTAS and VST plug-in formats (32- and 64-bit)

    Additional authorization for second computer/laptop available after registration of the original serial/license

  • Punch-BD - Bass Drum Software Synthesizer (Download)
    System Requirements Mac
    OS X 10.6 or higher (32- and 64-bit)
    Host software that supports Audio Units, AAX, or VST plug-in formats

    Windows
    Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
    Host software that supports AAX or VST plug-in formats
  • RAW - Phase Distortion Virtual Synthesizer (Download)
    Compatibility PC: 32 & 64-bits VST, AAX for Windows Vista / Windows 7/ Windows 8
    Mac: 32 & 64-bits AU, VST and AAX, for OS X 10.6 or higher
    Serial/license system with activation while registering the product
    2nd serial for 2nd computer/laptop are available after registering the product's original serial/license

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