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Free music software round-up: Week 99

A couple of previously-paid-for products have entered the freeware landscape this week, as has a physical modelling synth.

If you've got a new free music software release, make sure you let us know about it by emailing musicradar.pressreleases@futurenet.com with all the details.

Dulcet

Dulcet

Xenobioz Dulcet

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

This physical modelling synth features a body resonator with different modes, a noise generator, an oscillator, a pre-filter, filters, a pitch envelope and a delay. There are 128 presets included and, for the benefit of those who want to create their own 'Dulcet tones', a manual.

Wolfgang palm plex 2

Wolfgang palm plex 2

Wolfgang Palm Plex 2

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

Back in 2002, synth legend Wolfgang Palm and Steinberg released Plex, a 'restructuring synth' that was very different to most of the instruments on the market at the time. Now Wolfgang has dusted it off, updated it with a few new features and presets and made it available for free.

Kong audio chineeguzheng

Kong audio chineeguzheng

Kong Audio ChineeGuZheng

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

Now available as freeware, this sample-based plug-in emulates the GuZheng. This is a classic 21-string Chinese instrument that has a sound that you'll immediately recognise; the plug-in is powered by Kong Audio's QIN engine.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Group Content Manager for MusicRadar, specialising in all things tech. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 20 of which I’ve also spent writing about music technology.