Tone2 Gladiator v3.0 WiN

  • iND | 11 October 2018 | 58.2 MB

    The award-winning Gladiator is a popular synthesizer, which is used for a large number of professional productions. It offers a groundbreaking approach to sound generation. It’s exclusive HCM-synthesis covers a new and unique aural territory.

    The update to v3.0 is a major update, which is available for free for all Gladiator2 users. It includes a larger and resizable GUI, a patch browser, enhanced sound quality, a bigger sonic range, a more user-friendly interface and many new features. Gladiator3 is downward compatible. Existing song-projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary. They will benefit from the enhanced sound quality.

    New features:
    Created a new interface, which is nearly twice as large
    By clicking on ‘EDITOR SIZE’ you can select from four different interface sizes
    Added a comfortable, new patch browser
    New sound-quality mode ‘high-end’
    18 additional unison modes with a diverse selection of chords
    Added context sensitive tooltips with detailed descriptions for all controls
    The patches can be ranked by clicking on the stars in the patch browser
    The patch rankings are stored within the file "Ranking.rnk"
    6 additional lfo waveforms: "Stair 4 up","Stair 8 up","Stair 4 down","Stair 8 down","Stair 4 up/down","Stair 8 up/down"
    Added manuals in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian to the new help menu
    New loop mode "Noise", which jumps to a random section
    New loop mode "\/50%", which ping-pong-loops 50% of the spectrum
    New loop mode "\/25%", which ping-pong-loops 25% of the spectrum
    3 additional phase-modifiers "Zzzap", which sound like a laser
    3 additional phase-modifiers "Boing", which sound like a reverse laser
    2 additional phase-modifiers "Odd noise" and "Even noise", which noisify the spectrum
    2 additional phase-modifiers "Odd 90" and "Even 90", which sound like a sub-oscillator
    Information tags about the patches are shown in the patch browser
    Extended halftone-range for the arpeggiator from -23 to +23
    Added cross-product-compatibility: Save->’Export…’ exports the sound of osc1 as an Icarus compatible wavetable in wav format
    Video tutorials can be shown from the help menu
    Updates and additional sounds can be accessed directly from the help menu
    176 additional patches

    Enhancements in sound:

    More linear frequency response for oscillators playing below 100Hz
    More precise timing for all sample-rates
    Replaced all micro-tuning algorithms with a better ones. The new ones are more subtle and sounds less ‘detuned’.
    The late-reverb-tail of ‘Reverb small’ sounds less detuned
    The late-reverb-tail of ‘Reverb large’ sounds less detuned
    The late-reverb-tail of ‘Reverb ultra’ sounds less detuned
    All effects do come with default settings now and are more useable
    Reworked factory patches

    Enhancements for the interface:

    Re-rendered the old GUI with sharper texts
    The envelope’s attack, decay, and release time is displayed in seconds
    Registration screen is now also available in German
    Renaming a preset is more straightforward
    The version number now can be also shown from within help menu
    The updated credits can be shown by clicking on help menu
    The parameter info display is able to show longer texts now
    Mousewheel support for knobs and list selectors
    Double-clicking a knob or slider resets it to the default value
    More detailed spectrum display
    Manuals on the Mac now can be opened from within the plugin
    Better init patch
    Enhanced graphics
    After loading patch names are derived from the fxp file name
    Program name and file name are synced after saving a patch
    Added messages boxes with info for some possible errors
    Step speed is set to 1/1 BPM after initializing a patch
    English manual has been updated
    Many smaller enhancements
    Patches are now in alphabetical order

    What’s new in v3.0?
    Loading and saving banks can now be accessed with a new menu called ‘load’ and ‘save’
    Renamed some parameters to be more consistent with the industry standards
    The envelope’s fade parameter now works as expected with long attack times
    Manuals in PDF format and Gladiatorskin.txt have been moved to Gladiator3_data
    On the Mac support files are now stored in /Library/Application Support/Tone2/Gladiator3_data

    Updated some texts
    Enhanced hardware compatibility for midi program changes
    Some sound categories have been renamed

    The timing in 44Khz and 48Khz could have been out-of-sync if large block-sizes were used
    Fixed some typos
    Fixed a couple of wrong pixels
    Fixed a possible bug with ‘static’ loop mode
    Compatibility fix for the ‘m’ key
    Fixed a possible crash when the splash-screen was opened during closing