Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: OS 10.6 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: http://www.syntorial.com/
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How to install:
1. Install Syntorial app.
2. Make your computer offline or block http://www.syntorial.com
3. Run the program, use the provided key to register
Syntorial is video game-like training software, that will teach you how to program synth patches by ear. With almost 200 lessons, combining video demonstrations with interactive challenges, you'll get hands on experience programming patches on a built-in soft synth, and learn everything you need to know to start making your own sounds with ease.
Syntorial not only gives you the information, but it walks you through a step-by-step method in which you use your ear to program patch after patch after patch, and provides you with feedback at every turn to make sure you're doing it right. You not only learn WHAT to do, you actually DO it, and BECOME a sound designer in the process.
Syntorial doesn't just show you how synth programming works. It engages you in 129 Interactive Challenges in which you program patches on a built-in synth. You aren't just learning how to design sound, you are becoming a sound designer.
FOR MUSICIANS, NOT PHYSICISTS
Instead of talking about the science and physics behind synthesizers, Syntorial will show you how each control effects sound, as well as when, why and how you would use them when designing sounds. This is information that you can immediately apply to real-life situations.
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE EAR
One step at a time, Syntorial trains your ear to recognize how each control shapes and manipulates sound. By the end of the program you'll be able to take the sounds you hear and re-create them, completely by ear.
SYNTH PLUGIN INCLUDED
Syntorial's built-in synth, known as Primer, also comes as a VST/AU plugin, included with your purchase of Syntorial. This way you can take the very synth that you're training on, and use it in any recording software that accepts VST and AU plugins
Along with the 199 core essential lessons that come with Syntorial, additional Lesson Packs expand your learning experience into other parts of the synth world. Check out the current lineup.