VTines Live
We have always known that the future of virtual instruments would be a hybrid of sampling and modeling. With samples alone, the flexibility is lost when it comes to performance, and with modeling alone too much of the authentic sound is lost.
Enter the VTines. We have found a way to combine both technologies by using samples as the sound source alone, controllable using modeling techniques. This allows the V Tines to weight only 80Mb (retina graphics and presets included), to really sound like a Fender Rhodes© with all of its imperfections and to have a fully continuous response (if you're not convinced, listen to the 127 velocity example in our video) as well as a highly tweakable sound.
The VTines was limited to desktops for a while, but we were able to make it work on iOS, you can now take it with you everywhere, on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.0 or later.
The VTines LIVE is almost the same on iOS, the only differences are that it is not as tweakable as the desktop version, but the base engine is untouched and you still get the continuous response, the great suitcase simulation as well as the vintage stereo tremolo effect.
The « Live » version of our instruments has been especially thought for Live performance usage. CPU and RAM footprints have been optimized, so that our model can run on IOS devices. We paid a particular attention to making it easy to connect and use with external MIDI keyboards, and/or within you favorite AUv3 host


The VTines Live interface

Main page on iPad

Preferences on iPad

Settings on iPad

Main page on iPhone

Preferences on iPhone

Settings on iPhone
Pure Rhodes© sound, uncompromised playability
Our model is based on real samples of a 1978 Fender Rhodes© Mark1 fully restored with clean pickups and tines, new grommets, new hammer tips, etc, so it is the best an electric piano can sound.
Our model gives you access to a 100% continuous response, a very small sized app (86Mb) and a very high tweakability.
It also ensures that the staccatos and releases that make up for half of the realism sound perfect, not like a fadeout, not too loud, just perfect.
Vibrato and front FX

We carefully measured the output of the preamp of a Rhodes© suitcase and created an exact replica of the stereo panning of the Vibrato. We just added the possibility to sync it to your tempo and also extended the speed range just like some real mods do.

The Bass and treble EQ are precisely adjusted to the frequencies and ranges of the original preamp.

Pre 1969 Rhodes© only had a mono tremolo, so we added that option and you can get that old school vibrato effect.

Suitcase AMP
Rhodes© are often recorded through the direct output, but the suitcase models have a stereo amp that has a very recognizable sound with two 12' speakers facing the front and two facing the back and each side.
Our AMP simulation is true stereo, meaning that we have a very precise stereo image which is extremely useful when the Vibrato is on.


Precise adjustments
Modeling also means customization, the full desktop version allows for more options, but the LIVE version still ievs you access to a few parameters.
Technical description

Requires an iPhone or iPad under at least iOS 11.0

App size once installed on your device:  43Mb

Works as standaloine and AUv3

- Sampling and modeling hybrid of a Mark1 Fender Rhodes©
- Full continuous velocity
- Perfect staccatos and release samples
- 7 high quality presets
- Bass and treble EQ adjusted to the frequencies and ranges of the original preamp
- Precise modeling of the original Vibrato effect (can be synched to the host tempo)
- Very detailed Rhodes© AMP simulation
- Reverberation and Drive FX
- Adjustable pedal volume, release volume and bell amount
- Adjustable MIDI response, input sources and channels
- Adjustable MIDI CCs to control knobs and switches
- Standalone app and AUv3 plug-in
- Low download and installation size (about 45 Mb)
- Low RAM and CPU footprint

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May 09, 2022
By BrianK
Amazing for live use and I can't wait for more ios apps. The only complaint I have is that the low end is too sensitive and gets barky after only about 15% velocity.

April 19, 2021
By Adje
VTines Live for iOS: Nothing really comes that close to the real thing. Truly amazing..... small in size, big in sound; in short: "a must have" ! Gr.@dje (

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