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Re: aiff to REX?
Yeah, I agree that Recycle didn't seem the best option
for such things, but I love Stylus RMX and that can
pretty much only deal with it's own format or .rex
files, so I'm stuck.
--- Andreas Wetterberg <email@example.com>
> as far as I know the Rex format is so proprietary
> that other apps can't
> generate it. In other words, it sucks.
> There are tons of other options, though - some are
> heaps better than
> Recycle, even. Here are a couple:
> 1) Phatmatik Pro. It's a vsti plugin that can slice
> any wavefile and it
> can be used to play it back. It's an awesome
> product, and it's now being
> developed by the equally awesome iZotope people.
> It's 149$, has filters, envelopes, all of that. It
> even stores the
> slice-information inside a file that can be read as
> a regular wavefile -
> so no .rex file redundancy going on.
> 2) vSampler. It's a full vsti sampler, and it can
> run in rewire mode as
> a standalone if you so desire. The beat-slicing is
> so efficient that
> it's unbelievable. It's no problem slicing up a
> bunch of loops and
> placing them after each other across the keyboard.
> It's 149€, immensely cool, and can be found here:
> I started with ReCycle. realized that I hated it,
> switched to Phatmatik,
> which I still own and love, and then I found out
> that I needed massive
> amounts of sample-mappings in my set, so I upgraded
> to vSampler.
> Compare those to recycle, which is flippin' 229
> euros! Eeek!
> So even though you won't be able to play it in
> Stylus, you'd be getting
> more options at a lower price.
> just my 0.02€.
> Per Boysen wrote:
> > On 29 apr 2006, at 01.37, mark sottilaro wrote:
> >> I have a ton of drum loop samples I've purchased
> >> the years and now I'm finding with Stylus RMX it
> >> accept REX files made in Recycle. It seems kind
> >> silly to get the entire program when all I
> >> want is to convert a few cds of loops over.
> >> know of another app that will do the conversion?
> > Hi Mark,
> > As far as I know buying ReCycle is the quickest
> way to create REX files.
> > Or bringing your CD's and USB stick somewhere
> where they have ReCycle
> > and let you sit down for an hour to do all the
> > It's too bad Stylus RMX can not import audio
> unless being converted into
> > REX, but if you have a lot of material it's worth
> the effort. I am very
> > happy that I did that effort last year to convert
> a recording session
> > with a percussionist (many african instruments
> played and recorded) as
> > well as my own old guitar sampling CD. The loops
> really grow into new
> > dimension when mangled in RMX. This is also true
> for tonal/melodic
> > material, not just drum loops.
> > Greetings from Sweden
> > Per Boysen
> > www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> > www.looproom.com (international)
> > http://tinyurl.com/fauvm (podcast)
> > .
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