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Tweet A Sound let’s you design and share synth patches by way of the ever-popular Twitter. The software represents your patch via a compact string of numbers. The 140 character limit keeps your tweakable parameter count relatively low, but this could be welcome if you’ve ever found yourself overwhelmed by the deluge of options common to software synths. With a few adjustments to one of the presets, it’s easy to eke out a quick “wow” –

#tas 0 10 4796 61 7010 40 8507 25 9720 12 9999 0 0 0 2258 80 7999 69 9999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 587 2 2 21 59900 1 652 70 80 1059 844 34 81 11 2

Built with Max/MSP, the app will become exponentially cooler once MIDI control is fleshed out. Grab the free download for Mac available on the site. [via Create Digital Music]

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

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