Free music software round-up: Week 124

Four very different free plugins
Four very different free plugins.

A nicely varied collection of software for you this week, as we bring you audio processors to help add stereo width and get rid of sibilance, a filter and a hybrid synth.

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Sleepy Time dsp lisp

Sleepy-Time dsp lisp

Sleepy-Time DSP Lisp

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

This level-independent sibilance processor is said to be a new type of de-esser that offers automatic sibilance detection. It does this by tracking the amplitude and pitch of its input in real time - set the reduction amount and Lisp will work on eliminating those unwanted 'ss', 'the', and 'ch' sounds.

Saltline drzewo li 347 263 step

Saltline drzewo liść-step

Saltline Drzewo Liść-step

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

A simple state-variable filter (low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, band reject) that enables you to control the cutoff frequency via either the 16-step sequencer or the LFO. Modulated filter patterns are easy to create, so we're told.

HASound spring 212

HASound spring 212

HASound Spring 212

Platform/format: PC, Mac/VST Download

If you're mixing music for systems that have stereo speakers in close proximity - boomboxes, for example - HASound thinks that this stereo expander plugin will help you to add a bit of width.

Xenobioz funxion

Xenobioz funxion

Xenobioz Funxion

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

A hybrid 3-oscillator synth that comes with user-definable functions for waveforms and distortion. Other features include three LFOs, three ADSRs, a randomizer, a multimode filter and two delay units.