Special Upgrade Offer: Customers who purchased OB-Xd 2.14 after November 1st receive a free license update to 3.0. Others can upgrade for just $9.99 in the Members Area.
While not copying originals, some of the features were taken to a better point. Continuous blendable multimode filter (HP-Notch(BP)-HP in 12 dB mode and 4-1 pole in 24 dB mode). Also, like many synths of the OB-X's generation, the OB-Xd has no internal effects so its sounds and textures can be greatly enhanced by the use of additional processing like chorus, reverb, delay, etc.
Additionally, for those interested in micro-tuning, the OB-Xd comes equipped with support for MTS-ESP. This allows for more granular control over your tuning adjustments, perfect for the discerning synth musician.
Free version includes fully functional Standalone app, Audio Unit and VST plug-ins. Registered version delivers both 2.x and 3.x commercial rights1, AAX, VST3, and LV2 plug-ins and technical support to help you get the most out of the software.
In 2022, OB-Xd is one of the top sellers on KVR Marketplace, a popular audio plugin website.
What's New in OB-Xd 3
Enhanced Oscillator Features: The update introduces new Pulse Width Modulation Controls for intricate sound shaping, enhancing the sonic possibilities of the oscillators.
Advanced Filter Capabilities: Including Self-Oscillation, Filter Falloff Adjustment, and Adjustable Filter Envelope Shape, providing more control and variety in sound filtering.
Refined Attack Envelope Shape: This feature introduces a sophisticated logarithmic-linear attack slider, offering unparalleled flexibility for dynamic sound sculpting. The slider enables users to precisely control the attack phase of sounds, ranging from subtle, gentle slopes for softer onsets to sharp, aggressive inclines for more pronounced attacks.
This dual-mode approach allows for a wider array of sonic textures, providing musicians and producers with the tools to tailor the attack characteristics of their sounds, whether they're aiming for a natural, smooth progression or seeking a more abrupt, impactful onset.
Oversampling Selection: Available in the registered version, this feature offers options for different sound quality requirements, including no oversampling (1x), 2x, or 4x.
MIDI and Preset Bar Enhancements: Improved usability and functionality, making it easier to manage and access MIDI controls and presets.
LFO Synchronization: Ensures perfect timing by syncing the internal LFO with your DAW's BPM.
Legacy Support with Release 2 Builds
Understanding the importance of legacy projects, we offer release 2 builds of OB-Xd for those who need compatibility with older projects. This ensures that our users can continue to work seamlessly on their existing creations without any compatibility issues.
System RequirementsPC: Windows 7 or a newer version.
Credit and Licensing
OB-Xd is a software synthesizer developed under a commercial license granted by Vadim Filatov, also known as 2Dat. All rights and permissions for the use of OB-Xd have been lawfully obtained in accordance with the terms of the license agreement.