Tracktion F.’em, multi-layer FM synth plugin on sale for 29€ (82% OFF)

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Save 82% OFF on the Tracktion F.’em, a modern multi-layer FM Synthesizer plugin for macOS/Windows, and get it for 29€ on sale.

Plugin Deals come to the site now and then. Above all, only those are worth a second or third look, in my opinion. Currently, VST Buzz has an excellent deal on one of Tracktion’s latest Synthesizer plugins.

Yes, the company is not directly associated with synth plugins like Arturia, NI… but don’t be mistaken. Among others, the developer Wolfram Franke, responsible for some lovely classic Waldorf plugins, works now for Tracktion. For example, the F.’em Fm Synthesizer plugin, which is currently available with a massive 82% OFF discount, was developed by Wolfram.

Tracktion F.'em sale

Tracktion F.’em Sale

The virtual instrument has the weird name F.’em. However, the name is just bizarre, while the engine is advanced and different. F’em is very reminiscent of the Korg opsix concept. Away from classic FM synthesis à la DX7 to modern FM synthesis that is fully customizable and incorporates elements from other areas.

Some key features are 4 layers, each with 4 effects, modular algorithms, unique wave and multi-sample operators, various filters, modifiers, and more.

The versatility and flexibility of the operators particularly stand out here. There are no fixed algorithms, you can craft your own algos by feeding any wave operator into any other wave operator forward and backward.

Tracktion F.'em

In addition, F.’em is not just limited to sine-based operators. It offers different waveforms (sines, virtual analog ones…) as well as hard sync found in analog synths. There are also multi-sample and noise operators with frequency modulation.

Besides that, each operator comes with its own pitch and level LFO and its own pitch and level envelope. As you know it from FM synths. F.’em also has a lot of what classic subtractive synths have: two freely-routable filters with an overdrive stage, 2 flexible flow LFOs, more envelopes, modulation matrix, and more.

On top, you work on each layer with four different effects. All this gives you four independent synthesizers in one that you can play together in a patch.

F.’em is a flagship FM Synthesizer packed with features. It takes some time to explore all the possibilities. The built-in presets show how far sound design can go. The plugin is certainly not from the category: “more of the same DX-7 emulation”.

Tracktion F.’em is available now for 29€ instead of 170€ (82% OFF) at VST Buzz. It runs as a VST, AU, and AAX plugin on macOS (Intel + Apple Silicon) and Windows. The deal is valid until February 7th, 2023.

More information here: VST Buzz 

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  1. Just bought it. Sounds absurdly thin/anemic. I wanted to like it but I’m going to need to do a lot of post processing to make any of the sounds work.

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