What’s New in Soundtoys 5?

October 5, 2015

Soundtoys 5 is one bundle that contains all 18 Soundtoys plug-ins: EchoBoy, Decapitator, PrimalTap, MicroShift, FilterFreak1, FilterFreak2, PhaseMistress, Devil-Loc Deluxe, Radiator, Crystallizer, Tremolator, PanMan, Little AlterBoy, Devil-Loc, Little Radiator, Little MicroShift, Little PrimalTap, and the new Effect Rack.

Effect Rack – New

  • Create custom effect chains and quickly save and recall your signature sounds
  • Browse the full range of Soundtoys effects with over 200 carefully crafted presets
  • Control your favorite Soundtoys effects without navigating multiple windows
  • Mix, blend and lock effects to tempo with global controls
  • Design one-of-a-kind reverb and echo effects with the Recycle control

PrimalTap – New

  • Inspired by the Lexicon Prime Time—full of 80s vibe and character
  • Get vintage digital delay sounds, from smooth shimmery echos to lo-fi grime
  • Go beyond the original with longer delay time, enhanced modulation and more
  • Freeze and loop audio and twist it into entirely new sounds
  • Create wild pitch jumps and lo fidelity sounds with the Multiply knob

Little AlterBoy – New

  • Change the range or even gender of vocals with pitch and formant shifting
  • Create harmony effects easily using the mix control
  • Snap vocals to pitch for the ever-popular hard-tune effect
  • Robotize vocals or use MIDI control for vocoder-like effects
  • Give vocals warmth or edge with modeled tube drive

Flexible Authorization

  • iLok dongle is now optional
  • Authorize on up to two computers with no iLok key required

Plug-in Enhancements

  • Global Improvements:
    • Redesigned Tweak menus make deep editing features easier to use
    • Improved MIDI timing and tightness
  • EchoBoy:
    • Extra delay time—now supports up to 15 seconds
    • Pitch-slewing on delay time adjustments is now automatable
  • Little PrimalTap
    • Added analog-style pitch-slewing to delay time adjustments
  • Crystallizer:
    • Extra-long delay time of 20 seconds
    • Gate and duck controls for dynamic, responsive effects
  • Tremolator:
    • New Feel control for creating off-the-grid rhythms

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