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We develop state-of-the-art virtual effects as well as the critically acclaimed software synth Curve 2 — "an extremely powerful, flexible synth with a distinctive sound and a stunning, ever-expanding library of presets." (Future Music Magazine, January 2013)

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Curve 2.5 out now!
— And for a limited time: Curve 33% off. Cableguys Bundle 20% off
December 16, 2014
Cableguys Curve 2.5 out now!

The new version features new Sallen-Key filter types, beat-synced envelopes, improved waveform editing, an overhauled UI and many tweaked sounds. Download the fully-functional demo.

Curve 2.5 is free for Curve 2 users—simply download it from your account. To get all the latest sounds, sync presets from within Curve once.

Until December 30 only: Save 33% on Curve 2.5, save 20% on the Cableguys Bundle!

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FilterShaper 3.2.1 and PanCake 2.2.1 out now
December 7, 2014
In some DAWs, FilterShaper 3.2 and PanCake 2.2 have been unable to open settings of previous versions. This is fixed now. But even if everything worked fine with your DAW, we recommend that you update to the newest versions.

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PanCake 2.2 out now
November 27, 2014
Our free panning plugin PanCake got improved wave editing, an overhauled UI and is now fully compatible with OS X Yosemite. Find out more.

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FilterShaper 3.2 out now
November 21, 2014
The new version features improved wave editing, a cleaner UI with higher contrasts and improved compatibility with OS X Yosemite. Find out more.

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VolumeShaper 4 out now!
November 5, 2014

From multiband sidechain compression effects to extreme gating, from tempo-synced stutter to precise sample-shaping — VolumeShaper provides a wealth of creative musical effects with a visual approach to volume.

Find out more.

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Chris Shaw on VolumeShaper and FilterShaper
September 1, 2014
Grammy Award winner Chris Shaw, who engineered dozens of releases for Bob Dylan, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Weezer, Cheap Trick and Lou Reed, on how he shapes drums with VolumeShaper:

"Just wanted to let you know how invaluable VolumeShaper is for getting drum sounds in my mixes. For my rock, alternative and indie mixes, I use the Massey DRT plugin in Pro Tools to generate MIDI notes from my kick and snare tracks and send them to VolumeShaper with its LFO set to 'Fixed 1-Shot'."

So VolumeShaper gets triggered when a kick or snare hits. "This allows me to use VolumeShaper as a precision noise gate with a programmable envelope. Finally I'm able to shape drums any way I want."

Chris Shaw adds: "And FilterShaper is one of the most versatile filter plugins I've ever used; two filters — series or parallel, with LFO and envelope follower modulations (and cross-modulation) for days. Way cool."

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FilterShaper 3 — Hands-on with Computer Music magazine
April 7, 2014

Watch Computer Music get hands-on with FilterShaper 3 in this in-depth new video!

"FilterShaper 3 is a bonkers frequency-sculpting plugin that can achieve mind-bogglingly intricate modulation while managing to make all of this simple and approachable. .. We stumbled upon awesome sound after awesome sound playing around with percussion loops, shaping background atmospherics and working up evolving pads."
(Computer Music Magazine, CM 202)

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Curve 2 Reviews
"A superb synth with slick customisable waveforms and a brilliant cloud-based preset library."
January 2013

"Curve 2 is adept at everything from thunderous dubstep bass wobbles to shimmering pads, advanced, complex sequences and eerie effects."
MusicTech Magazine,
November 2012
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