Soundworks FZ-1 is a sample editor for the Casio FZ-1 and FZ-10M, running on Atari ST. It was created and commercialized in 1987-1988.
Note : I made this software a long time ago, it was protected a that time by a physical dongle key. I would like to create a new version without this protection, and even though I’m the developer, I need a legal permission from the former publisher Steinberg to do that. In the meantime, you can download below a demo version and the protected version.
When it first came on the market, the Casio FZ1 set a new standard in sampling technology as the first 16 bit stereo sampler to be offered at such a reasonable price. Its exceptional sound quality and innovative features make it a popular instrument for use in many different areas.
However, as with all samplers of its class, its use is hampered by one basic drawback, the fact that it only has limited capabilities with regard to its visual representation of recorded acoustic material. Although it has an LCD display which is able to present various parameters as well as small sections of a sample, its display unit is not really suitable for processing complex sounds in a speedy and precise fashion.
With its product, Soundworks FZ1, Steinberg now provides you with a user interface which not only does justice to the sound capabilities of the FZ1, but also meets users’ demands for a convenient and easy-to-use means of controlling all the processes involved in sampling.
You will be able to save time (and of course, money) as a result of having complete and much easier access to your sound data as well as a variety of means of saving and transferring it. Soundworks FZ1 has by no means been developed in an environment far removed from the practical world of music. It has been produced in close cooperation with working musicians and you will no doubt find that it has become an indispensable tool which you rather not do without.
You can download the complete user guide below.
All the updates : Changelog
Coming one day, I hope. See the note at the top of this page.
– Demo 2.0 Compressed : Soundworks_FZ1_2.0_Demo.zip
– Demo 2.0 ST Floppy disk : Soundworks_FZ1_2.0_Demo.st
– Slide show Compressed : Soundworks_FZ1_SlideShow.zip
– Slide show ST Floppy disk : Soundworks_FZ1_SlideShow.st
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