Nov10

ReSynth: An FM Synthesizer

Author // Stavros Didakis Categories // Tutorials, Sound, Code Examples

ReSynth: An FM Synthesizer

Resynth is a Frequency Modulation (FM) synthesizer programmed in Max/MSP. In this article you can download for free this sound module and use it in your projects to build your own sounds or synthesis patches.

The patch is in .maxpat format, which means that you will need to install MaxMSP/Jitter in your computer to open the file. This synthesis module uses FM to modulate a carrier frequency with another. You can use your own amplitude envelopes and modulation indeces to shape the sound the way you want. Moreover, there are audio effects to add such as filter, delay and echo, and also a MIDI utility to communicate with your hardware devices for the control of this patch.

For more information on audio digital signal processing and synthesis techniques and DSP effects you may want to check first our tutorials: Frequency Modulation, MIDI, and Audio Processors.

resynthScreen 

Download the Max file

About the Author

Stavros Didakis

Stavros Didakis

Stavros Didakis is the founder and managing director of SoniconLab, a media laboratory with a focus and interest in media, art, and technology. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Media Arts & Technology at the Institure of Digital Arts Technology (i-DAT), in Plymouth University (UK). His work focuses on the development of digital systems, programming, media design, interaction, and system installation. Stavros is also a scholar of Alexander S. Onasis Public Benefit Foundation.

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