is generated via a hybrid method that combines synthesis and
sampling techniques, to create a bright sound, rich in
12 predefined sounds and a friendly user
interface. Creating new sounds is as simple as combining these presets
in different ways and selecting the harpsichord type as desired.
a real harpsichord, RetroMagix
allow dynamic changes and shapes varying its parameters, offering you a wide variety of
sounds to create professional music from Classical
to Neoclassical styles.
enthusiasts can enjoy an authentic experience with
all of the advantages of RetroMagix
to recreate the classical harpsichord sounds. Also if you are looking for
any instrument of harpsichord family like Virginal, Muselaar Virginal,
Spinet or Clavicytheriumsounds, RetroMagix
can offer you an approach to those instruments that were popular
between the 15th and 17th centuries.
Filter: The values are automatically
computed when you select any of the filter types. Filter
switch includes: LP (Low pass), BP (Band pass), HP (High pass), notch,
peak, low pass and high pass shelving filter with adjustable cutoff and
variable room simulation. Reverb
effect can control the "room ambience".
MIDI Channel Selector.
Automation: Added complete MIDI CC#. The following MIDI
Continuous Controllers (MIDI CC) messages are recognized and affect the
The harpsichord was widely used in
Renaissance and Baroque music. During the late 18th century, it gradually
disappeared from the musical scene with the rise of the piano. But in the 20th
century, it made a resurgence, being used in historically informed performance
of older music, in new (contemporary) compositions, and in popular culture.
you install VST Instruments & Effects, please make sure your
computer fulfills the following requirements:
System: Native dll file for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8,
Windows 8.1, Windows 10
x86 architecture (32-bit platform).
For x64 (64-bit platform) test the demo
plug-in with your host internal bit bridge as in Cubase up to v8.5 (VST Bridge),
FL Studio (Bridged
mode), Cakewalk SONAR (BitBridge),
Cockos REAPER (Bridging),
Acoustica Mixcraft (full
or via external jBridge application for Ableton Live, PreSonus Studio One,
Cubase 9, etc.
500 MHz Processor (Pentium®, Celeron®
AMD® or equivalent) minimum.
128 MB or higher recommended.
VST compatible host / Digital Audio Workstation
DAW/ MIDI Sequencer: This VST software can be "plugged in" to any host application that supports VST
Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase Pro, Artist and
Elements, Cakewalk by BandLab, Ableton Live, Cockos REAPER, PreSonus Studio One,
Acoustica Mixcraft, MAGIX Acid Pro, MakeMusic
Finale, Avid Sibelius, Mackie Tracktion, AudioMulch, Steinberg Nuendo, Magix
Samplitude, Magix Music Maker, Cantabile (Lite, Solo, Performer), n-Track
Studio, VSTHost, SAVIHost, and much more
MIDI Controller Device: A MIDI Controller is
required to play this VST instrument. The most common type of device in this
class is the keyboard controller. After launching the Digital
Audio Workstation or MIDI host application be sure to select the appropriate
MIDI device before attempting to play your MIDI controller.
An ASIO® soundcard is recommended for
low latency real-time play.
test extensively the demo version of your selected product (s) in your
make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.
Installing and Uninstalling VST Plug-in
To install VST plug-in, follow these
must be in a directory
where the VST host is looking for VST plug-ins.
file into VST
Plug-ins Folder of your host application.
To uninstall simply
RetroMagix Harpsichord.dllfile of your VST Plug-ins folder
and the "User Guide and
Information" and "License Agreement" PDFs files, if you also placed them
This section outlines revisions
between RetroMagix Harpsichord releases. The most recent changes are at the top.
Version 1.1 Improvements:
- Added MIDI Channel selector button on graphical user interface (GUI)
and assigned a MIDI CC number.
- Minor changes in GUI.
- Minor bugs fixed.
Beta (Beta Tester version only)
and Programming by Daniel Laiseca
Evaluation & Registration
The code for the licensed and evaluation
versions of this software are
The Demo Version
is full functional. You can do anything you can do with the full
version, also some
presets are included to demonstrate the instruments
demo restrictions are:
demo generates a short beep noise in all output channels every 10
seconds and is limited to a certain number of trial
Registered Version does not have nagging sounds and
their use is unlimited.
The program is a SHAREWARE. You are hereby licensed
to use this
software for evaluation purposes without charge but if you use this software after the evaluation period, a
registration fee is required.
Note that by registering the software, you enable us to improve it and
full version is available to purchase, as downloadable software, the
price is US$35,90,
and you can download the full version as soon as your payment is
is a trademark of Steinberg Soft- und Hardware GmbH