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Back Issues Happy Sampling: July Despite the widespread proliferation of software effects and instruments of all shapes and sizes, there is strangely a dearth of quality software in some very important categories. It was used by many, mainly due the amazing features and an intuitive GUI that got the job done. But then the usual happened:
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Back Issues Happy Sampling: July Despite the widespread proliferation of software effects and instruments of all shapes and sizes, there is strangely a dearth of quality software in some very important categories. It was used by many, mainly due the amazing features and an intuitive GUI that got the job done.
But then the usual happened: The developer went onto greener pastures Bitwig , and Shortcircuit was, for all purposes, abandoned or frozen in time. It was small, free and had a developer who was attentive to users. By the time the dust cleared and TX16WX 2. The GUI has grown by leaps and bounds, while the features had increased to include almost everything you could ever want in a soft sampler including the fact that it actually sampled, and that too in a fast easy manner with quick editing and mapping.
The original king was dead, and everyone hailed the new flesh. Currently at version 2. The clincher here is that all the instruments that you make and share in the pro-version work fine without any issues or limitations in the free version so it pretty much is an ideal distribution format. So this small sized, resource friendly work of coding art can allow you to slice a few loops, assign then to MIDI notes in a few mouse clicks, while also adding multi-velocity round robin samples and sending each to separate outputs in your DAW, and furthermore allow you to switch between them using key-switches.
That is just one small example. The pricing is beyond fair using a model similar to Reaper. Having seen the sampler grow from its humble origins has been nothing less than awe-inspiring. I always knew Calle would be an interesting and intriguing interviewee, and he did not disappoint. So without further adieu, here is the man behind the machine, Calle Wilund. Please introduce yourself to our readers and let us know a little about your background?
Calle Wilund: Once upon a time I was also a composer and musician, though very rarely now. How did TX16WX start out and what was your initial goal in developing it? Initially I just wanted a sampler instrument for myself, and since I felt that none of the available options had the features and work flow I was used to from my old hardware instruments, I decided to write one myself.
Looking back, how would you quantify and explain its evolution since its beginnings? Of course, I made the mistake of making it public to see what the feedback was. I got quite a lot of response, and soon ended up spending more time supporting and improving the sampler than actually using it: I guess the rest is history: Development has been very user driven, with a core group of very vocal and energetic users pushing for features. Where do plan to take TX16WX in the future and what new features can users look forward to?
I want to keep pushing work flow and core functionality, mainly adding to features that allow creative sampling and sound mangling. This includes improved mapping capabilities and better modulation and automation. Additional sound shapers, such as more advanced envelopes and filters will also be coming. For TX16Wx 3. What is your reasoning behind keeping the basic version free as well as such an affordable and extremely fair pricing model for the Pro version?
I think that sampling is an aspect of music making where free or affordable alternatives have been a bit scarce or at least had a lot of pitfalls. As such, I can afford to provide it without necessarily earning a profit from it. This was always the biggest headache for me producing music, even with hardware.
Once you picked a tool, your work would be locked into the format of that product, which most often would be closed and undocumented. This meant that once the product died, or I simply wanted to move on, trying to carry materials or libraries forward might not even be possible.
But if at least file formats are documented, you can at the very least always write a conversion tool yourself, and have the freedom to move on. And the same of course goes for moving stuff to the TX platform. Since everything is documented, anyone can write conversion or management tools for sound banks etc. It is no secret that I am not a huge fan of the oversized sample libraries of today, where splurging on samples is used instead of good sound programming. But on the other hand, for some use cases it is clear that modern banks provide unprecedented realism and potential.
It has been very positive. I try to take all suggestions into consideration, or at least explain the rationale for design decisions. In turn, users give a lot of feedback and provide user cases and testing. What other effects and instrument developers do you admire or appreciate for coding, philosophy, GUI etc.
Will disk streaming ever be an option in TX16WX in the future? And it will be way better than in other products. Is there anything else you want to add for our readers? Find a small number of tools that you like and can afford, then learn to use them well.
Too many toys will just make you lazy. Thank you for the interview! Thank you, and Happy Sampling!
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TX16Wx Software Sampler is a plug-in for the creative musician, inspired and modeled after the best hardware samplers with all the ease and new exiting features modern software brings. A multitimbral instrument that actually samples, and with a documented file format so you never will be locked in to a single instrument. This version contains many new features and fixes, such as group cross fading, SoundFont patch loading and improved FX. Changes in TX16Wx v2. Fixed load failure with certain banks created with older versions.
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