Trusted musician and artist reviews for Image Line Harmor
Based on 53 Reviews
an underrated component of FL
Harmor and Harmless have been growing on me a lot to reinforce the lows on my hardware generated basslines.... these plugins sound REALLY good in the mix and have great modulation and routing capabilities as well as th ability to create really complex oscillator shapes. I think they're supposed to contend with NI's Massive, but the character is different and I prefer them for two reasons: 1) Massive is so ubiquitous that I just never want to hear it again and 2) Harmor and Harmless were included with FL producer
What a beast!
This is by far my favourite synth! My go-to for resampling, basses, pads, leads, plucks and everything else there is. Since it is additive based it can do things that I don't know are possible in any other synth i know!
Just like its little brother Harmless, Harmor is driven by a powerful additive synthesis engine. Its modules will look familiar to subtractive synthesizer enthusiasts: oscillators, filters & phasers, these are featured in Harmor but, because performed through additive synthesis, offer more freedom. You don't just select filter types, you draw them.
An amazing synth
If you ask me, Harmor deserves the reputation Massive has (and by that I mean it should be sought after by thousands of aspiring electro/dubstep producers). I first discovered it's power while watching SeamlessR's tutorials and live streams, and since then pretty much all of my productions have used Harmor in some way. A great synth for leads, pads, and especially basses. It's about one hundred dollars on Guitar Center, and it's the best hundred dollars you'll make buying a VST.
Harmor is a very good additive synth. You can articulate everything from the unison pitch to the prism amount. The effects are very good and can completely change the sound. The only thing I dislike about it is the LFO, which is always out of sync even in tempo mode, and can not be edited very well.
edited over 4 years ago
Really good synth
I used this since a lot back when I was an FL user, and I recently got the standalone version to use in Ableton. It's still an incredible synth, with the best unison I've heard on any synth hands down, great resampling capabilities, and tons of programming capabilities. It can be a little intimidating for beginning users, but once you get under the hood, it's a great synth.
The "everything" plugin.
Image-Line gave birth to Harmor in October of 2011, and its the definitive Jack-of-all-trades in my eyes. It's the perfect plugin for rigorous and extensive sound design and can produce some of the most unique sounds you'll ever hear. I love it so much. I wish I could hug it and cuddle it, but that's impossible with digital software, unfortunately. Its purposes range from simple things like leads, plucks, pads, and basses, but it has a really, really big ace up its sleeve; the IMG tab. With this, you can import any sample you'd like, and re-synthesize it into a disgustingly filthy growl, or stretch it into digital robotic beauty. However the IMG tab is not limited to audio. You have the ability to import images. Already you're probably thinking "how does that... what?" Harmor is an additive synthesizer, which, in simple terms, means creating a timbre using many sine waves at different frequencies. Each sine waver is referred to as a "harmonic," hence the name "Harmor." However each sine wave besides the fundamental is technically referred to as a "partial." So with this plugin, you can literally make any sound you desire. Yes, literally any sound, with no limitations. Easily a 5/5 just for it's sampling and re-synthesis capabilities. If you don't have this plugin, buy it. Its worth every penny.
The god of all plugins
Harmor is amazing I use it for almost everything from resampling vocal tracks to leads to hardcore basses. Wonderful selection of effects and inclusion of the harmonizer from harmless, visually appealing too, along with a wavetable synthesizer such as massive or serum and an fm such as fm8 or sytrus it's a must have plugin for electronic producers. The best basses can be made when you use vocodex or ohmicide on it.
Only got it for Arps and the Panda Eyes Bass
Only got it for Arps and mostly because I wanted the Panda Eyes Harmor Bass, My only complaint is that I cant get the x64 (64 Bit) version working and I have to bridge it and when I bridge it, it runs pretty slow
Harmor is able to resample, subtract and add. I love harmor, however I never use it for resampling, I use it always for my leads, pads, arpeggiators and basses. A wonderful synthesizer, not even that expensive either.
There's nothing bad about harmor really, I recommend getting this synth.
CPU Usage isin't really high at all. (Atleast for me.) Pentium G3420