I’m not sure if you compose music on your computer, but if you do, I think you’ll love this tool as it makes managing your sound samples incredibly easy.
Introducing ADSR Sample Manager – a completely free sample manager that can save you a lot of time. With more time for composing and less time spent searching for that elusive loop you recorded last time, what more could you ask for?
ADSR Sample Manager is available as a standalone version or as a VST/AU/AAX plug-in, seamlessly integrating with your favorite DAW. This nifty software lets you efficiently browse through all your samples, whether you recorded them yourself or purchased them from online services. You can filter them by type, genre, BPM, or tonality, and preview them directly within the context of the song you’re working on, thanks to automatic synchronization of their BPM and/or tonality.
What’s more, ADSR Sample Manager plays nicely with services like Splice, Noiiz, Loopcloud, and ADSR. You can browse your purchased samples directly from the cloud, preview them in real time, and download only the ones you need.
This software goes beyond just practical features, offering duplicate detection, drag-and-drop functionality to add samples directly into your project, key detection, transposition, loop and reverse playback, and more.
And here’s the cherry on top: ADSR Sample Manager is compatible with Ableton Link. This means you can synchronize your loops and one-shots with other users on the same network who are using software or mobile apps that support Link.
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