VocalSynth 2 Release Notes

Version 2.6.1 released September 14, 2023

Bug Fixes

  • FIXED Existing authorization not recognized for some users after updating to version 2.6.0 from version 2.5.0.


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Version 2.5.0 released April 28, 2022

Updates & Improvements

  • Added native support for Apple silicon Macs (Apple M1 chips).
    • Note: VST2 instances of VocalSynth 2 are only available in DAWs or NLEs opened using Rosetta on Apple silicon Macs.
  • Added support for macOS Monterey (12.3.x).
  • Added support for Windows 11.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed hang that could occur when loading a saved session containing multiple instances of VocalSynth.
  • Fixed error message or blank plug-in UI that could appear in Logic on Apple silicon-based Macs upon closing and reopening the plug-in window after certain interactions.
  • Fixed filter instability when processing at low sample rates that could cause failures during AU validation.

Version 2.4.1 released December 14, 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes a hang that could occur when interacting with the VocalSynth 2 UI on macOS High Sierra (10.13).


Version 2.4.0 released October 29, 2021

Operating System Support Changes

  • Added support for Rosetta on Apple Silicon ARM-based Macs running macOS Big Sur.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed possible AU validation failure on Apple Silicon ARM-based Macs running macOS Big Sur.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when VocalSynth was added to sessions alongside certain 3rd party plug-ins (MAAT, InaGRM, Sonnox, etc...).
  • Fixed invisible inline edit text field boxes in AAX instances within Pro Tools on Big Sur (Intel & Apple Silicon Rosetta).
  • Fixed inability to delete presets when running VocalSynth as an out-of-process AU plug-in on Apple Silicon ARM-based Macs running macOS Big Sur.
  • Fixed missing setup help images when running VocalSynth as an out-of-process AU plug-in in certain DAWs on Apple Silicon ARM-based Macs running macOS Big Sur.
  • Fixed display issue that could occur after opening an inline edit field in Logic Pro on macOS Catalina.
  • Various additional bug fixes.

General Updates

  • Updated preset system to install factory presets to a root level directory and save custom presets to the user documents directory.

Version 2.2.0a released October 19, 2020

Bugs & Fixes:

  • Windows installer: Fixed cleanup behavior when a customized installation is aborted.


Version 2.2.0 released September 2, 2020

Bugs & Fixes:

  • Various bugfixes
  • Improved animation on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where coarse slider adjustment via a keyboard modifier did not function properly


Version 2.1.0 released June 11, 2020

Bugs & Fixes:

  • Fixed crash in Logic Pro X 10.5
  • Improved support for macOS Catalina
  • Fixed an issue where the uninstaller would not first run when re-installing or upgrading on Windows
  • Update installation path to 64-bit Program Files directory on Windows
  • Added Japanese translation of help documentation
  • Performance improvements
  • Display enharmonic names of root notes in Pitch module


Version 2.01n released December 17, 2019

General Compatibility Updates:

  • Support for installation on macOS 10.15 (Catalina)


Version 2.0 released May 23, 2018


General Compatibility Updates:

  • VocalSynth 2 & Insight 2 Compatibility:Added ability to select VocalSynth 2 instances as IPC sources in the Insight 2 Spectrogram meter.
  • Installer update: Updated installer to fix optimization error message that would appear on macOS High Sierra (10.13) and macOS Mojave (10.14).
  • Operating system support: Added support for macOS Mojave (10.14).
  • Plug-in host application support: Added support for Presonus Studio One 4.