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Imaginando VS Materials

Imaginando VS Materials  ·  Source: Imaginando

Imaginando VS interface

Imaginando VS interface  ·  Source: Imaginando

The VS Visual Synthesizer from Imaginando uses graphical shaders to render stunning real-time visuals that react to MIDI or audio and can plug right into your DAW.

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VS Visual Synthesizer

VS uses graphical shaders it calls Materials to render procedurally generated geometrical visuals which is a complicated way to say that VS generates some really nice stuff.

You have 50 built-in materials which range from wireframe cubes to neon lines, squishy blobs to tunnels of plasma which can be layered up on one of the 8 polyphonic visual layers which sits upon a custom background image or video layer. The visuals then bleed and combine with each other to come up with some rather groovy projections.

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To keep things moving there are 4 LFOS and 2 envelope generators that can respond to MIDI or audio stimulus. A modulation matrix helps you route your sources to any available destinations. Each layer can handle up to 4 responses at a time drawing multiple instances of the material as “visual voices”.

It can run stand-alone or as a VST/AU plugin in your DAW which will make it easy to run audio or MIDI into it in perfect sync with your project. You can literally have it running on a track in Ableton Live and trigger clips into from your scenes.

VS is really easy to use and only takes a few moments of fiddling to get the hang of the interface. The visual content is stunning and instantly usable without having to try too hard. I can see that I’m going to playing with this demo for some time.

VS is on a special price of €49.50 for the desktop where you can license it for 5 computers. It’s also available on the iPad for $9.99.

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One response to “VS – Visual Synthesizer: Captivating multi-layered musically responsive visuals”

  1. Richard says:

    The 64-bit equivalent to the Critter & Guitarri “8-bit” Eyesy – there’s probably much to love in both!

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