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Yamaha Vocaloid 4.3.0 for Cubase

Yamaha Vocaloid

1.75 1.75 out of 5, based on 1 Review

Somehow usable for background vocals, but although crash free, the complicated workflow and tricks needed for acceptable results are as if it's still a beta version.


5th February 2017

Yamaha Vocaloid by fiddler2007

  • Sound Quality 2 out of 5
  • Ease of use 1 out of 5
  • Features 2 out of 5
  • Bang for buck 2 out of 5
  • Overall: 1.75
Yamaha Vocaloid 4.3.0 for Cubase

ENGLISH version 4.3.0: Loaded as VST it causes a playback start delay of around 1 second in Cubase 8.5 and 9. The user interface within the plugin is OK and free of crashes etc, but there's a lot of Japanese not translated into English in version 4.3.0, especially the "Job" macro handling. Tried and tested it extensively with the "Ruby" Vocaloid especially suited as advertised early 2016.

IMO !!: you can use it for background vocals only, and you need to know your way around with tricks like pitch-bends, selecting decay % and vibrato type on individual words, extensive phonetic editing, and adding some extra symbols like a * to avoid occasional plops etc, not found in the manual.

It seems very stable though and found this quite impressive work done by an expert with stand alone Vocaloid 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2EcFqLwNQQ
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Last edited by fiddler2007; 5th February 2017 at 10:34 AM..

 
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