Parawave Audio Rapid Synthesizer 1.8 Update Brings Granular Synthesis & More

New in parawave audio rapid 1.8

  • Granular Synthesis.
  • Value indicator in the top information display now shows the value of the lastly changed parameter.
  • Dropdown parameters (e.g Filter Type) now support the mouse wheel input to quickly scroll through values.
  • Force Loop options is now available when importing singe samples without a loop.
  • Massively reduced wavetable load times.
  • Multi-Sample loading improved. Decoder is now multi-threaded.
  • Voicing display waveform sample rate is now synced up to the currently played note.
  • Master Compressor now displays the gain reduction curves if active.
  • Added Constant and Constant x 0.1 to context menu modulations sources.
  • If a sample is shown in the oscillator display, the phase position is now settable by clicking into it.
  • Increased maximum number of preset author characters from 16 to 24.
  • Fixed: Phase Bend Mid A table calculation was out of range at 180 degrees.
  • Fixed: Very short duplicated note on/off events within a buffer got stuck at the end of pattern loops.
  • Fixed: Allow internal stereo processing if plugin is inserted on mono channel configurations.
  • Fixed: Show “bypassed” warning instead of license check button.
  • Fixed: Blurry context menu icons are now sharper at scales above 100%.
  • Fixed: Avoid visible waveform glitches in voicing and multi-band display.
  • Fixed: If monophon, legato, always glide off and voice is in release state, don’t glide the note pitch.
  • Fixed: The initial aftertouch value of new arpeggiator notes is now correctly redirected from the previous note.
  • Free sound package “Granular Elements” with 155 Multi-Samples and 59 Sounds Presets.

New in rapid v1.7 synthesizer

  • New oscillator insert effects: Sync Bend A, Sync Bend B, Organic Drift.
  • New lowpass filters: Pro LP 12dB, Pro LP 24dB, Xtreme LP II.
  • New reverb models: Nuclear, Solar, Nova, Space.
  • New insert: Attack Booster.
  • New insert: Lowpass Highpass 12dB. Serial & Parallel.
  • New Talker FX formant modes “Mate”, “Babe” and “Daft”.
  • Added Rapid FX: Use Rapid as an effect plugin.
  • Added a basic set of 93 FX presets.
  • Many other improvements and fixes.

Rapid synthesizer — your new sound design companion — gearslutz

RAPID is here. You can expect hundreds of massive wavetables and multi-samples.
RAPID is a modern polyphonic hybrid synthesizer designed to bring together fast workflow and powerful synthesis techniques. The unique layer engine that powers RAPID lets you shape and customize all aspects of your sounds, resulting in dynamic and fat patches, ready for production, performance or simply inspiration.

Each of the 8 synthesis layer can be controlled separately and consist of the follwing elements.


Filter & Insert

  • Reverb with Room, Hall or Area mode
  • Delay with smooth delay time modulation
  • Dual Delay with Cross-Feedback and Ping-Pong mode
  • Chamber for very short reverb acoustics
  • Smooth Tube Distortion with dynamic EQ Boost
  • Bitcrusher, Rate-Reduction with Jitter
  • two band waveshaper with adjustable crossover
  • Phaser, Flanger, Chorus with precise modulation depth control
  • Ensemble Chorus
  • three band Equalizer with low-pass, high-pass, low-shelf, high-shelf and bell filter
  • Talker Filter with Male, Female and Child vocal mode and internal crusher
  • Dynamic Compressor with Digital and Analog mode
  • syncable sidechain leveler with different shapes
  • 32-step stereo Trancegate with shuffle-rhytmn mode
  • Send Router, to mix the output parallel to other layers

RAPID comes with a great variety of production ready sounds. Each preset designed and hand crafted for playability and creativity in mind, passed through careful quality control. All macros are linked All macros were linked to the most useful parameters for an easy sound control.

Factory Sounds

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