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The Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer has been turned into a virtual instrument

Recreate classic movie sounds from the '70s and '80s

The Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer

The Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer — which originally launched as a hardware synth in 2014 — has been reproduced as a virtual instrument for macOS and Windows.

The plugin combines the best of the "previously extinct species" of String Synthesizers, which were mainstays of the '70s and early '80s. It comes with the same (dual) sound engine and user interface as the original hardware, featuring a fully polyphonic strings section and eight-voice solo section, which is "essential for recreating classic movie sounds from the '70s and '80s". The solo section comprises different tone presets — bass, e-piano, clavi — while there are also 16 programmable presets.

The Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer is available at an introductory price for Waldorf Music’s 33rd anniversary (€33) for a limited time, instead of the standard price of €99. Watch a trailer for the plugin and check out some sound demos below.

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