Image Line DirectWave


DirectWave is a multi instrument/velocity sampler that will take your sampling to new heights. It will map out all samples you feed it AND sample your VSTi instruments or live audio. You will receive both the FL plugin & VSTi version.

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Opens all your sounds

DirectWave is one of the most complete VSTi samplers currently available. It loads and edits most of the existing sound formats³ out there (WAV (any), SF2 (Soundfont), AKP (Akai), Propellerheads Recycle, Native Instruments Battery, Kontakt *(nki), GIGA *(gig) & eMagic EXS24, …) and it can even sample your existing VSTi instruments.

Technical Specifications:

·         16 part multitimbral, 32-bit VSTi sampler
·         128 Voice Polyphony
·         128 programs
·         Unlimited zones per program
·         All samplerates supported
·         Realtime SINC-64 point interpolation (HQ Audiophile)
·         Poly, Mono, Legato operation, with glide / auto mode.
·         2*24 dB 5 mode filters serial or parallel
·         Flexible 16 slot freely assignable Modulation Matrix
·         2 mod. ADSR envelopes, 2 zone-independent mod. LFOs 2 global program mod. LFOs
·         Automatable loop points, reverse loop points supported
·         Loop modes : fwd, one-shot, sustained, bounce looping
·         Automatable sample start offset (available as mod. destination parameters)
·         Built-in voice Insert FX with independent settings for each zone : ring mod. samplerate decimator, bitcrusher & phaser.
·         Built-in send effects : chorus, reverb, delay (with filtered feedback, sync to host tempo).
·         Independent send amounts per zone
·         Freely assignable 16 stereo outputs
·         Multi-editor with channel list, mixer, expression, modulation and pitchbend GUI controls
·         Built-in sample editor with destructive editing (cut / copy / paste / trim functions), loop finding tool, normalize, vertical / horizontal zooming, etc)
·         Realtime sampling / recording of whatever is connected to DirectWave inputs (needs modular host or host with assignable plug-in routing)
·         Record Threshold: sampling input will wait until signal peak arises (-40dB)
·         Built-in VSTi host to easily automate “sampling” of your vst instruments directly into DirectWave
·         Total Recall operation mode: DirectWave will enclose all the required sample data in the project files created by your host: it creates totally portable projects without worrying about needed sample files
·         Import: DWP (proprietary), WAV (any), SF2 (Soundfont), AKP (Akai), Propellerheads Recycle, Native Instruments Battery, Kontakt *(nki), GIGA *(gig) & eMagic EXS24
·         Several importing methods: built-in browsing, drag&drop, menu options
·         Built-in fast library browser list and tree-arranged menu program selector.
·         Zone editor with visual zone arrangement map and list with all zone properties
·         All program/zone parameters of all channels can be automated as VST parameters

System requirements

·         2Ghz AMD or Intel Pentium 3 compatible CPU with full SSE1 support
·         512Mb RAM.
·         30Mb free disc space.
·         DirectSound or ASIO compatible soundcard.


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