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Last post Sun, Sep 12 2021 by Paul, 15 replies.
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Posted on Tue, Mar 02 2021 11:00
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12789

Hi everybody, 

If you have BOTH Synchron Strings I and Synchron Strings Pro in your VSL arsenal and you want to save some space on your hard drive (more than 50%), check out our OPTIMIZED CONTENT for Synchron Strings I. We have removed the redundant articulations that are already incorporated in Synchron Strings Pro, making this a much lighter package while keeping the additional articulations available. 

Find the download file for this optional download in MyVSL

Best, 
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Tue, Mar 02 2021 22:40
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 1123

Paul, any chance an updated to the Optimized set will add the (very) long crescendo and diminuendo? The are not included in SSP, and are unique and fantastic articulations!

Paolo

Posted on Wed, Mar 03 2021 07:37
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12789

Hi Paolo, 

As these long crescendos take so much space (and diskspace) and are also unique to Synchron Strings I, we decided not to include them with the optimized content. You always have the option to keep the original Synchron Strings I sample content. 

Best,
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Wed, Mar 03 2021 11:02
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 1123

Originally Posted by: Paul Go to Quoted Post

these long crescendos take so much space (and diskspace)

I understand. I'll keep them in my mind as special articulations I have and can use, when I have the needed space. In the meantime, maybe the high number of dynamic layers of the SS1 sustains can simulate "normally long" cresc./dim. well enough.

Thank you for the optimized content, that is a great way to integrate the two Synchron Strings libraries.

Paolo

Posted on Wed, Mar 03 2021 22:07
by Kai
Joined on Sun, Dec 29 2002, Graz, Austria, Posts 162

this is very helpful - thanks so much Paul!

Posted on Thu, Mar 04 2021 17:50
by vanceen
Joined on Wed, Feb 27 2019, Posts 34

I'd like to add my thanks for the optimized content.

A (perhaps) very elementary question. After installing the optimized content, my folder containing Synchron libraries now contains one sub-folder called "Synchron Stings I" (271 GB) and a second called "Synchron Strings I optimized" (124 GB).

Am I right In assuming I need both of these folders?

Thanks.

Posted on Fri, Mar 12 2021 06:18
by muziksculp
Joined on Fri, Oct 03 2003, U.S.A., Posts 430

Originally Posted by: Paul Go to Quoted Post

Hi everybody, 

If you have BOTH Synchron Strings I and Synchron Strings Pro in your VSL arsenal and you want to save some space on your hard drive (more than 50%), check out our OPTIMIZED CONTENT for Synchron Strings I. We have removed the redundant articulations that are already incorporated in Synchron Strings Pro, making this a much lighter package while keeping the additional articulations available. 

Find the download file for this optional download in MyVSL

Best, 
Paul

Hi Paul,

I wish you guys included the Synchron Strings 1 Shorts in the optimized version. These are very good sounding, but sadly they are not included. I had Synchron Strings 1 (Full) deleted form my drive a long time ago to save SSD space. 

Anyways, I decided not to bother with installing the optimized version mainly because of this omission. I will just enjoy using Synchron Strings Pro (Full version). 

Cheers,

Muziksculp 

Posted on Fri, Mar 12 2021 08:33
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12789

Hi muziksculp, 

We find that the adapted shorts with 5 velocities fit the sound of the Synchron Strings Pro much better. So if you see the Synchron Strings I Content as an additional content to Synchron Strings Pro (and I think, many Synchron Strings Pro users have this perspective), this makes sense. 

Of course you're free to keep the original content.

Best, 
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Sat, Mar 13 2021 10:22
by Rom1
Joined on Tue, Nov 14 2017, Posts 4

Hi Paul,

there was a strings all patch in Synchron Strings I, it's no longer present in the optimized version. Do I have to keep the heavy original version just to use these patches ? Any chance it can be in an update of optimized version ?

Thanks

Posted on Sat, Mar 13 2021 10:55
by Rom1
Joined on Tue, Nov 14 2017, Posts 4

Originally Posted by: Rom1 Go to Quoted Post

Hi Paul,

there was a strings all patch in Synchron Strings I, it's no longer present in the optimized version. Do I have to keep the heavy original version just to use these patches ? Any chance it can be in an update of optimized version ?

Thanks

Nevermind, I just realized there are patches "Tutti full range" in SS Pro, that's what I need.

So no problem !

Posted on Wed, Mar 17 2021 21:19
by vanceen
Joined on Wed, Feb 27 2019, Posts 34

There was no response to the question I posted earlier, quoted below. Apologies if it's a dumb question.

"I'd like to add my thanks for the optimized content.

A (perhaps) very elementary question. After installing the optimized content, my folder containing Synchron libraries now contains one sub-folder called "Synchron Stings I" (271 GB) and a second called "Synchron Strings I optimized" (124 GB).

Am I right In assuming I need both of these folders?

Thanks."

Posted on Thu, Mar 18 2021 06:22
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12789

Hello vanceen, 

The "Synchron Strings I" folder with 271 GB contains the original content of your Synchron Strings I.
The "Synchron Strings I optimized" folder with 124 GB contains the optimized content of your Synchron Strings I. 

So you can delete the Synchron Strings I folder with 271 GB and use the optimized sample content instead. 

Best, 
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Fri, Mar 19 2021 20:57
by vanceen
Joined on Wed, Feb 27 2019, Posts 34

Thanks, Paul!

Posted on Thu, Sep 09 2021 21:07
by Karmand
Joined on Wed, Apr 14 2021, Nashville, TN USA, Posts 2

Hi, When I updated to Optimized version - I lost the Contabile articulations lagato...

Why?

now, I'll have to download it all and set it back to the way I want.

k

-ka
Posted on Sun, Sep 12 2021 08:58
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12789

Hi Karmand, 

That was a decision that seemed obvious to us. Here is an overview of the articulations, the bold ones are the ones we kept in the optimized Synchron Strings I. 

Best, 
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
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