Yamaha’s new vocal synthesis software will make creating singing voices for producers easier than ever before when using a computer.
This will be the first release of its kind from Yamaha in over four years and will enable users to create voices and lyrics from a huge database of voices based on real human interaction.
VOCALOID 5 will also make it simpler to create variation in singing voices and has 11 dynamic audio effects for vocal tracks.
It comes with four voicebanks, male and female, and in Japanese and English, from r'n'b to vocals ideal for J-pop.
The drag-and-drop song creation, a range of voices from a multitude genres and increased functionality and efficiency means it could become the go-to software of this kind for producers.
Yoichiro Saito, general manager of Yamaha's DMI Division, said: VOCALOID 5 adds virtual vocalists to your music production environment. They can sing your lyrics and melodies in your favourite voices and desired singing styles. Enjoy the experience of being able to edit singing voices however you like."
Find more information and download the software here. See some images of what it looks like below.