RENOISE


AUTHOR/CREW
EDUARD MÜLLER (TAKTIK) AND ZVONKO TESIC (PHAZZE)

LICENSE
COMMERCIAL

SOURCE 
CLOSED

GENERATION
PCM/VST

DEVELOPMENT 
ACTIVE

STABILITY
STABLE

LAST UPDATE
2016

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
MODERN MULTICORE CPU WITH SSE AND PLENTY OF RAM

OVERVIEW

The most advanced tracker to date. It is keeping the spirit of original tracker programs and adds all of the features, that professional modern sequencers can provide.

Renoise was originally written from the code of another tracker called NoiseTrekker, made by Juan Antonio Arguelles Rius (Arguru). The then unnamed Renoise project was initiated by Eduard Müller (Taktik) and Zvonko Tesic (Phazze) during December 2000. The development team planned to take tracking software into a new standard of quality, enabling tracking scene composers to make audio of the same quality as other existing professional packages, while still keeping the proven layout that originated with Soundtracker in 1987.By early 2002 stable versions (such as 1.27) were available. Over the years the development team has grown to distribute the tasks of testing, administrative, support and web duties among several people

FEATURES
    • Cross-platform: Renoise runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. If you want to use Renoise on all of them, that's possible too! A Renoise license covers all platforms, so there's no need to register a separate copy for each.
    • Tracker Interface: Quick. Once you get rolling with the keyboard shortcuts, there is no stopping you. There are no annoying floating windows. Every widget stays where it belongs.
    • Plugin support: Plugins provide you with a vast array of effects and synths. With Renoise, all of that is within reach. Renoise supports VST, AU, LADSPA and DSSI. 
    • ReWire Support: Connect and synchronize Renoise with other ReWire-capable audio applications. Combine the best aspects of both trackers and sequencers.
    • Multi-Core Support: Take advantage of all the cores in your system to boost performance, allowing you to add much more and heavier DSPs, tracks, VST FX and VST Instruments than before.
    • Automatic PDC: Plug-ins and external inputs have varying amounts of delay, making your tracks sound really sloppy. With Automatic PDC, instruments and effects in your productions will be tightly synced.
    • 26+ Native DSP FX: With over 26 native effects included, Renoise has all the essentials you need to tackle any production: reverb, delay, filters, compressors, EQ, distortion, flanger, phaser and more. Use as many of them as you like.
    • Powerful Sampler and Sample Editor: Edit and playback samples with the Sample Editor. Actually the whole tracker is one big sampler with a vast amount of sample mangling possibilities.
    • MIDI: Connect Renoise to hardware synths or VST instruments to send and receive notes and controllers changes. Sync Renoise in either master or slave mode.
    • Lua Scripting API: Renoise contains an API (application programming interface) which enables you to customize and extend the application by writing scripts in the Lua programming language.
    • External Audio Recording: You can record your sound card's line-in in the Sample Editor. Capture perfectly synched or manually triggered external audio directly into a sample slot. Or route the external signal through the Line-In Device into the DSP Chain.
    • Mixer: Renoise's flexible answer to the traditional mixer. Also doubles as an interface for the DSP Chain.
    • Track routing: The Send and Master tracks pave the way for unique routing options. Whether you route a single channel or 50 channels to a Send track full of effects, your PC's CPU will hardly know the difference.
    • Meta Devices: With meta devices like the Signal Follower, LFO, X/Y Pad, Meta Mixer and more, you can modulate or control other device parameters instead of manipulating audio. They can even be linked between different tracks, making for complex and powerful sound design possibilities.
    • Automation: Draw curves to tell effects and instruments how their parameters should change during playback.
    • Rendering to WAV: Export your songs to WAV. Up to 32-bit, 96 kHz, with either cubic or sinc interpolation. Renoise can also save the separate tracks and patterns.
    MIDI SUPPORT
    YES

    IMPORT/EXPORT
    IT, XM, MOD, NTK, PTK, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, OGG, MP3



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