Lightweight polyphonic synthesizer
Helm is a cross-platform, lightweight, polyphonic, and modular synthesizer that runs on GNU/Linux, Mac, and Windows as a standalone program and as a LV2/VST/AU/AAX plugin. It was developed by Matthew Tytel, who also later worked on Vital.
- 32 voice polyphony
- Interactive visual interface
- Powerful modulation system with live visual feedback
- Dual oscillators with cross modulation and up to 15 unison oscillators each
- Sub oscillator with shuffle waveshaping
- Oscillator feedback and saturation for waveshaping
- 12 different waveforms
- Blending between 12 or 24dB low/band/high pass filter
- Low/Band/High Shelf filters
- 2 monophonic and 1 polyphonic LFO
- Step sequencer
- Lots of modulation sources including polyphonic aftertouch
- Simple arpeggiator
- Effects: Formant filter, stutter, delay, distortion, reverb
- Runs-on:OS X
7 July 2023
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