VL70m Wizard

Project: Build a new VL70-m Editor/Librarian/effect manager for the Yamaha Virtual Acoustic Synth module VL70m.

The VL70-m Module is a synth module that allows very expressive sounds using a Breath Controller (eg.Yamaha WX5. BC2/3 etc.).

Status: Beta standalone versions for MAC/WIN32/WIN64 are released and are under test.

Feature list
– MAC/WIN compatibility – standalone application
– Full remote control, no need to touch the VL70m
– Ability to edit all Voice element parameters, including keyscaling & breakpoints.
– Easy access to Voice Templates (similar to Yamaha Visual Editor)
– Advanced Effect Editor with ability to extract/store/load effects to/from Current Voice)
– Import capabilities of older VL70m libraries (.ALL .LIB)
– Patchman Turbochip compatible
– Backup/restore of the custom, internal voice memory slots
– Color/Theme management (Editor look and feel does change based on instrument type loaded)
– Parent Child dependency manager between the Custom and Internal Variations (Element voice)
– Visual overview of Editor Memory status using a intelligent progress bar
– Advanced Logging tool to facilitate support issues
– Ability to add attributes to Current Voice (Instrument Classification, Author, Remark, Thumbnail)
– Easy access to Yamaha Factory Presets in case your VL70-m has a TurboChip
– Layout of Editor to facilitate a smooth Sound design flow

Future features
– VL1 voice library import capability (foundation is ready)
– Manual & Automated Tuning
– Voice Library Management (with ability to rate, comment, classify VL70m voices)
– ability to assign Midi Controllers and Macros to effect parameters etc.

Contact VL70m@imoxplus.net in case you want to stay informed on the progress of this project.

This project makes extensive use of the DICT and COLL objects. A SYSEX engine has been designed to be able to handle the high volume of SYSEX data exchange (a voice for the VL70m consist of >1800 parameters).
The GUI of the tool made standard MAX/MSP features.
No externals are used. All standard out of the box MAX/MSP objects.

Jun 20 2014 | 8:25 am

Please let us know how we can become Beta testers. This is would be an important teaching tool for me, and allow a deeper understanding of VL synthesis for my students.

Oct 18 2014 | 5:19 pm

Utilisateur du contrôleur midi WX11 associé au VL70m Yamaha, je suis avec intéressement l’avancement votre projet en espérant qu’il voit le jour bientôt.
Bonne continuation.

Nov 03 2014 | 9:18 am

Hi all

Sorry, I’m reading this only today… please drop me an email at VL70m@IMOXPLUS.NET for more info.

You can follow the progress of this project on the forum http://cycling74.com/forums/topic/anyone-here-working-with-a-yamaha-vl70-m/

kind rgds

Apr 06 2016 | 3:38 am

FINALLY, the VL-Wizard is available for downloading. See http://vl70m-editor.com/site/

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