VB3-II 4+

Professional Tonewheel Organ

Genuine Soundware

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Released in 2023, this is the second version of GSi's most famous product: VB3-II Tonewheel Organ emulator. This marks 20 years of research and development of this instrument.

- Features already present in the 2018 edition:
- Full polyphony (61 upper + 61 lower + 25 pedals = 147 notes)
- 91 modeled tonewheels with accurate phase synchronization
- Adjustable leakage noise and cross modulation between tonewheels
- A total of 22 different tonewheel generators to choose from
- Generator shaping for a total of 154 generator combinations
- Adjustable global tuning from 430 to 450 Hz
- Foldback on 16" deactivatable
- Complex wheels
- Resistor wiring with multiple options
- Realistic "run" motor wow and flutter
- Busbars and 9 key contact simulation
- Two separate sets of drawbars per manual
- Full "inverted octave" presets
- String Bass with adjustable release time
- Loudness "robbing" effect
- Single triggered percussion with natural capacitor discharge/recharge
- Adjustable Percussion Level and Decay
- Vibrato/Chorus virtual scanner
- Adjustable Vibrato Scanner depth and mix
- Separated Upper and Lower V/C tablets with smooth switching
- Dynamic tube overdrive simulation
- Spring Reverb (pre) and Digital stereo reverb (post)
- Rotary speaker simulation with virtual microphone positioning, tube overdrive, tube feedback
- Rotors "Front Stop" brake position with adjustable preferred position
- Very low CPU consumption
- Advanced MIDI Learn function with import/export of custom mappings
- Upper and Lower manuals SPLIT with adjustable split point
- Supports pedal sustain
- Custom programmer with import/export of Programs and Banks

New VB3-II 2023 edition features
- Added both the tonewheel engine and the rotary simulator from VB3 v.1.4
- The V1 rotary simulator features 3 variations, for a total of 4 different amplifiers
- Added 1 new tonewheel generator
- Added Ring Modulator and Delay effects (pre)
- Added FET Limiter (post)
- Session Recorder: silently records everything is played and imports/exports standard Midi Files and renders to WAV files
- Built-in Audio Player plays the most common audio formats to add a backing track to your music
- Octave transposers for upper and lower separately
- New Program browser shows full list with move, swap, delete functions along with import/export of banks and single Programs
- Built-in function to import/export from/to VB3-II 2018 (and Crumar Mojo Desktop) Program and Bank formats
- New Midi Map with reverse, latch and lock functions for each parameter
- New advanced Midi Javascript processor for custom event transformations (supports SysEx and RPN/NRPN)
- Multiple outputs (Main + Organ Only)
- Separate plugin for remote Audio and Midi input - includes the exclusive VoMidiCoder
- New bigger touch-friendly interface
- Four different drawbar view styles
- On-screen keyboards with two different viewing styles
- Random program generator
- Added rotary effect speed control from Channel Aftertouch
- Supports Midi Output, can send whole "snapshots" when loading and when changing Programs
- Supports different curves for the Swell Pedal
- Built-in Midi Monitor for monitoring incoming Midi messages
- Free Cloud service for sharing Programs, Midi Maps and Midi Processor Scripts with other users

Available for iPad as standalone App with IAA support or AUv3 plugin, compatible with all plugin hosts.

What’s New

Version 2.1.1

- Fixed issue with AUv3 plugin not responding to Program Change events correctly
- Minor UI improvements

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