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Arturia's Moog Modular V is a faithful reproduction of one of the most legendary synthesizers of all time: the Moog modular.

Bob Moog says, "Arturia's Moog Modular V is a high quality computer emulation of the analog modular synthesizer technology that Moog Music originally introduced. Traditional front panel controls and switches are clearly and accurately displayed, while virtual patch cords can be plugged in or removed with the click of the mouse. The basic audio generating and modifying functions are instantly available, and so are envelope generators, LFO's, and other traditional control functions. The Modular V offers important contemporary features like MIDI, easy loading and saving of patches, and polyphonic tone generation. With the Modular V installed in your computer, you can develop a wide range of modular synth effects, and then program or play them as you wish. I am delighted that Arturia's Moog Modular V is adding a new dimension to an instrument tradition that has a special meaning to so many musicians."

In 1964 the first version of what was to become the Moog modular system was introduced by Bob Moog at the AES Show. "Probably the number one modular system" according to Peter Forrest (the A-Z of Analogue Synthesizers), it was soon to be adopted by the most famous artists and bands of that time.

For Frederic Brun, President of Arturia, "Moog is one of the most famous names in this industry. It is synonymous with quality, innovation, and tradition. This is why I am particularly proud that Arturia is bringing its software reproduction of the Moog modular system in partnership with the people who have initiated the legend and who are still looking after it. I am sure the Moog Modular V will allow a new generation of musicians to play with a wonderful instrument while it will also satisfy the people who have used the original."

Michael Adams, President of Moog Music, states, " Partnering with Arturia was an opportunity to work with a talented music software design team and see how they approach the art of designing synthesizers for use by today's computer musician. Moog will continue to work with leading software developers interested in developing emulations of classic Moog products. Today's youth learn to play music on computers. The more they learn on Moog products; the more they will be prepared and interested in real Moog hardware when they are ready to take the next step in their musical careers."

Moog Modular V is based on a new set of algorithms created by Arturia's sound engineers and gathered under the name TAE. TAE stands for True Analog Emulation. It brings a superior quality of sound when reproducing analog circuits. In particular, TAE avoids any sort of aliasing; it also emulates the typical instability of hardware oscillators and brings the warm sound of the vintage synths.

In addition to the replication of all the functions of the original, the Moog Modular V comes loaded with more than 400 presets made by a selection of the most famous sound designers.

Moog Modular V can be used as stand-alone software or as a virtual instrument. With the ability to work 32 bits / 96 kHz, you can now begin to make music on your computer the way you would do with a real hardware synthesizer.

PLATFORM SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Windows: Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP
  • Mac OS classic: Mac OS 9.x
  • Mac OS X: Mac OS X.2 or higher

Required minimum configuration

  • PC / Windows: 128 Mbytes RAM ; 500 Mhz processor
  • Mac OS 9: 128 Mbytes RAM ; 500 Mhz processor
  • Mac OS X: 128 Mbytes RAM ; 500 Mhz processor
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