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Codex is a cutting-edge polyphonic synthesizer based on an advanced granular wavetable engine and powered by Waves’ Virtual Voltage technology. Designed to create sounds that range from warm acoustic and analog emulations to completely new, never-before-heard intricate and evolving textures, Codex’s sound design capabilities put infinite possibilities at your fingertips. The Codex synth comes with hundreds of original sound presets, but also lets you import your own audio files, turn them into wavetables and manipulate them as you like. Thanks to its advanced formant control technology, Codex maintains consistent resonance character that is true to the original signal and gives you direct control over the acoustic resonance of the sound. Codex also innovatively uses a high-resolution FFT-based automatic interpolation technology that results in extraordinarily smooth morphing as you sweep through wavetables. The original design of Codex’s oscillators, combined with the dynamic visual display of the synth’s waveforms, allows you to create very complex sounds with very simple settings – all this before you even start adding the bells and whistles of the built-in modulators, effects and arpeggiator/sequencer! Combining analog subtractive synthesis components with an intuitive layout, Codex lets you easily customize existing presets or build custom patches from the ground up. And thanks to the user-friendly single-page GUI, everything is laid out conveniently in front of you so that the entire patch can be seen at all times, freeing you to focus on what matters most – your creativity. Codex features innovative oscillators with progressive wavetable scanning capabilities, advanced and comprehensive Modulation Matrix, Formant control for direct control over the acoustic resonance of the soundWavetable (sample) importing, user-replaceable wavetables, arpeggiator/16-step sequencer, integrated chorus, delay, reverb, distortion and bit crusher effectsVisual dynamic waveforms, and can be used as a plugin and standalone instrument.


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I considered Waves Codex Wavetable Synth, anyone using it? Even off sale it's US$29. My plan was to use it until I got around to getting Serum; now Ableton 10 has a Wavetable Synth and I still need to update to 10... so, no Waves software for me yet.

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At last: new Mac Pro! that guy that doesn't like half the stuff everyone loves.. so... Maybe I am uber sensitive to certain attributes. I prefer waves codex as a WT synth just because i prefer its raw sound, even though most people think serum craps on it. My very favourite is the waldorf hardware stuff of old though. :) BTW, to...

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At last: new Mac Pro!

Fair play, sound is a very subjective and I can understand Serum strength's won't be to everyone's tastes. A big old school Waldorf Pulse fan 1 here.

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