> > > > There's an open-source wavetable editor: > > https://github.com/AndrewBelt/WaveEdit
Thanks Eric. > This was written by Andrew Belt (author of VCV Rack) under commission > from Synthesis Technology for creating wavetables for their line of > Eurorack wavetable oscillators. Several other Eurorack manufacturers are > also beginning to use this for their products as well. > > There's an open online repository of wave banks which this application > supports where the user community has begun to share tables that they've > created with the tool, as well as classic wavetables from older > synthesizers like Ensoniq and PPG. I'm seeing PPG Wave wavetables. One called "Fairlight" with no further comment, and two that seem to be a collection of single waves from the ESQ-1 (not the transwaves, which would make a lot more sense, as that was Ensoniq's term for wavetable). Of the rest, none--strangely--look to have been produced by this editor. Instead they're agglomerations of waveforms from other sources; don't have DC filtered out; don't have phases aligned, etc. What I notice in so many of the existing tools in this niche is that they all let you "draw your own waveform!!!!!!" as if that's something you'd actually want to do. It always seemed obvious to me that at least drawing the harmonic spectrum would be far more useful, so why this "draw waveform" ability? Is it just because that's what naive users think would be good?
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