U-He Founder, Urs Heckmann, Explains The Future Of Software Synths
In this video provided by Electronic Beats, we catch up U-he founder and lead developer, Urs Heckmann, providing insight into U-he’s approach to developing software synthesizers.
If you’ve used synths from U-he (we love Diva), you know that they can take a hit on your CPU when multiple layers and voices are introduced. Heckmann makes reference to this, and explains that this is one facet of development that they wish to optimize. He also alludes to making use of a machine’s GPU for modular emulations, allowing for zero-latency and less weight on the CPU.
We also learn that U-he is developing a polyphonic version of Repro-1, one of their most popular analog-emulating monophonic synths. With polyphony introduced, the sounds created from Repro-1 would not only be robust, but allow for more depth and character from just one patch.
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