Tone 2 Sets The Bird Free

FireBird synth is updated and becomes Freeware      12/08/13

Tone 2 Sets The Bird Free

Tone 2 tells us that FireBird v2.0 has been released and is now available for free.

A spokesperson told us, "After seven years of faithful service, the time has come to set the bird free. Firebird itself has become vintage and even though it's no longer profitable to remain a commercial product,we feel that more people should deserve an opportunity to enjoy this sometimes heavily underestimated synthesizer. Which is why we decided to release one last update and turn the product into freeware. We want to say a big Thank You to all customers who supported the development of Firebird and other Tone2 products, by purchasing our software."

Here's more details directly frome Tone 2:

New features and enhancements:

  • Enhanced sound: Less aggressive treble, more smooth
  • Ultra quality is selected by default
  • Lower CPU because of SSE2 support
  • Faster loading and saving of songs
  • Smart installer which automatically detects the correct location
  • Enhanced host compatibility
  • Accidently visiting the website by clicking on the logos is not longer possible
  • Reworked some graphics
  • First patch was clipping in some hosts


  • The product is now freeware
  • Keyfile is not longer required
  • Iqm is switched to off by default


Further notes:

  • V2.0 is downward compatible with previous versions
  • CPU can reduced by selecting a lower quality in 'setup'
  • For technical reasons there will be no 64 bit or Mac version
  • You're allowed to share Firebird2 with all your friends
  • If you like Firebird please support us by buying other Tone2 products

Pricing and Availability:

Free download

More information:


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