H. G. Fortune - X-Wheel of Fortune 3 (Pc/Free version available)

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X-Wheel of Fortune 3 (X-WoF 3) is a multipart integrated algorithmic VSTi music system
for creating tracks based on 8 instruments-parts: Pad 1 synthesizer, Pad 2 synthesizer,
Bass synthesizer, Hi Sq Synthesizer, Kick, HiHat, Perc3 to Perc5 and Variable Atmospheric Oneshot Sq.
Each patch/preset may be a complete musical track, a track for backing a live performance etc.
All this can be arranged in two different ways using the algorithmic Wheel mode for free floating
or the Scale step mode for harmonically prestructured tracks.

There are more than 80 selectable PCM waves for the Pad synthesizers, over 200 Percussion
instruments and drums. In addition wavefiles can be loaded at pad parts and for percussion.
Also featured is an inbuilt quickhelp system covering the most needed topics including
a quicktutorial with resp. patch.

It's a tool for incredibly easy track creation for many types of electronic music.

There are 64 editable presets/patches available in the registered version (32 in free)

Some outstanding features:
# Pad 1 and Pad 2 Synthesizer with over 80 different PCM waveforms
# Pad 1 and Pad 2 Synthesizer featuring Transition light inherited from STS-24
# Bass and HiSq (=High Sequencer sounds)
# Percussion section with 5 instruments and dedicated programmable Kick-part.
# over 200 Percussion intruments
# VaSq - the Variable Athmospheric One Shot Sq for spacey things within a track
# User Wav files loadable for Pads and all percussion instruments (even in free version)
# 41 different internal scales + one adjustable User scale within every preset
# Fade In and Fade Out, individual audio out (6xstereo) selectable, Start/Stop by Transport Run of Host
# inbuilt helppages and quicktutorial with resp. patch

Some more details:

The Percussion section features a dedicated and programmable part for Kick with 16 selectable steps. Each slot has it's dedicate delay and there is an adjustable accent, pitch modulation by LFO and adjustable pitch around +/- 1 octave. The selector features 67 items with 3 variations to each selection. User wave files can be loaded into each slot (even in free version!)

Inbuilt helpsystem

The inbuilt helppages are selectable by a dedicated menu and cover the most needed hints for
a quick access to this music machine. There is even a quick tutorial for handling
the Wheel with a related patch!


Within X-WoF 3 there are more than 40 scales selectable as displayed on the image:

Anyway as there can be a different USER-Scale within each patch preset you are not limited to these. Selecting the User-scale will show the current setting which is changeble at
realtime! for a very creative usage of such User scales have look at some of the internal patches.

X-WoF 3 combines (controlwise) the best features of prior X-WoF and X-WoF II but features completely enhanced soundegines!

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The registered version is available for only 39Euro as introductionary offer til June, 30th 2006 (later will be 49Euro).

You can download the 5 part free version with full audition mode for certain patches.
Within the free version Pad 1, Bass and the complete percussion section (Kick, HiHat and Perc
3-5) are fully accessible and editable! Thus you can create basic tracks to play along or so.