Syntheway Virtual Musical Instruments | About Us
The Beginning |
Synthesis & Sampling
was founded by Daniel Laiseca, initiated as a non-profit project
in August 2004. In September 2008, it became a for-profit
company renamed to Syntheway Virtual Musical
its beginning it has been focused on
development of pro audio plug-ins for Microsoft
Apple macOS (Previously Mac OS X, then OS X) operating systems, offering Software Synthesizers and Samplers for computer-based music
The name Syntheway is a portmanteau of the words
'synthesizer' and 'way', as a path or method to create
music through their software.
& Sampling Techniques (Innovation, Quality and Price)
brings this groundbreaking technology to the musician, in the form of a software instrument, combining advanced
based on real instruments multi-sampled and synthesizing techniques to
create natural, synthetic and hybrid sounds into VST
architecture. Them are playable from a MIDI keyboard or other MIDI controller
via music software host application.
the mission of providing quality products to its valued
customers, the musical instruments and effects are developed
using the latest programming technologies.
for usability: Syntheway user interfaces are designed to be
easy to use, easy to learn, easy to remember, and helpful to
order to maximize the customers' satisfaction, Syntheway
operates with a low overhead which allows to keep the prices
the most competitive in the market through the years. The
"try-before-you-buy" philosophy lets you try a VST software
before you buy it, in order to know whether it will meet your
needs before you pay for it.
products are used by known
composers, producers and musicians as well as music teachers and
amateurs in over
was the sincere love of music and the compromise to create
useful and reliable tools that integrates software audio
synthesizers with audio editors and recording systems, plus
the enterprising nature of an ambitious project which drove
the company to develop and improve a series of virtual
instruments on over 10 years.
story began in August 2004 when Realistic Virtual Piano
v0.90 (pre-alpha) was released, a sample-based acoustic
grand piano which lasted several months in its developing
stage. A few months later was
introduced the first version of DAL
Flute, a woodwind instrument combining multi-samples of real flutes
with a Digital Signal Processing engine. Subsequently, at the
end of 2004 was presented the first beta release of Fantasize SF2
Player, a SoundFont sampler.
In early 2005,
was started the development of a much-requested "virtual
choir", and immediately after came the Magnus
Choir v0.92 Alpha released, which caught the attention of
computer musicians and was
widely accepted as a powerful generator of choral sounds. Magnus
Choir was the first experience of Syntheway in combining synthesis with sampling and today is
one of the most popular Virtual Choir on the Internet,
been reviewed and hailed by prestigious specialized magazines.
mid-2005 they followed: Syntheway
Strings a multisampled ensemble including Violin, Viola, Cello
& Double Bass, Master
Hammond B3 based on the legendary B3 Organ, and Zephyrus
a hybrid synthesizer with analog synthesis and sf2
the springtime 2006 was sampled Organux, designed
to create a wide range of classic and
modern organ sounds, featuring 20 predefined types of organs.
August 2007 Syntheway presents
based on vintage Fender Rhodes MK1™, Hohner Clavinet
D6™, Wurlitzer™ and Yamaha™ CP-70 e-pianos.
early 2008 was released Percussion
Kit, a collection of instruments for creating Orchestral,
Latin, African and Mallet Percussion, including Vibraphone, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Marimba and Tubular Bells.
After several months of careful preparation,
in July 2009 was launched RetroMagix, a
virtual Harpsichord based on the Flemish models and
designed for creating a wide range of sounds, suitable for
classical and neoclassical styles. In October of the same
year was announced the release of Virtual Sitar software based on the Indian
instrument, featuring mastered sitar samples recorded with
was introduced Aeternus Brass featuring
solo Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn,
Flugelhorn as well as Brass Sections and Orchestral
mid-2010, by using Additive Synthesis was released
Harmodion, an organ and a free-reed aerophone virtual
instrument, which includes: Electronic, Tonewheel Drawbar,
Transistor and Combo organs, as well as Harmonium, Accordion
a long developing period, the
virtual instrument named
Chordophonet, was released in March 2013, featuring both
Virtual Celtic and Concert Harps including a Hammered Dulcimer.
the years 2013 and 2014, a new developing stage starts and
progressively on demand, most of the virtual instruments has
been adapted and introduced as
Audio Units Components and VST for macOS,
EXS24 MkII Sample Libraries
for Apple Logic
EXS24 Sampler and GarageBand AUSampler (macOS, previously Mac
OS X, then OS X),
Ableton Live Sampler and MOTU MachFive 3 (macOS, Windows)
and Native Instruments
Kontakt NKI Sample Libraries.
was published in June 2015, a
Virtual Banjo and Mandolin, including a Banjolin, Octave and
Electric Mandolin fretted stringed instruments.
Bassesland, released in May 2016, is a virtual
bass software that covers a wide range of sounds, from an
electric bass guitar or an acoustic double bass, to the
vintage bass synthesizers.
was released in August 2017, a Virtual Accordion, Harmonica
and Melodica software that covers a wide range of sounds, by
combining the traditional accordion performance and modern
most recent instrument called GuitarTempus, released
publicly in October 2017, is a virtual guitar designed to
emulate the acoustic (nylon, six and twelve steel string),
semi acoustic (hollow body) and electric 'clean' guitars.
And there's more to come...
Software Industry Professionals Member and
Member (Organization of Independent Software Vendors).
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