Author Topic: Camel Audio stopped business  (Read 488 times)

El culto

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 387
    • View Profile
Camel Audio stopped business
« on: January 08, 2015, 02:52:51 PM »
"We would like to thank you for the support we've received over the years...camel Audio's plug-ins, Alchemy Mobile IAPs and sound libraries are no longer available for purchase."

https://www.camelaudio.com

APK

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2293
    • View Profile
    • DataObscura
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2015, 03:27:36 PM »
Perhaps not surprising. What did they do?
Cameleon synth ... later updated to Alchemy. And a couple of effect plugins, which I thought were mediocre.
That's pretty much it. Not a lot for so many years.

That said, Alchemy is one of my foundation synths. It's on pretty much everything I do.
www.dataobscura.com
www.dataobscura.com/apk
The Circular Ruins / Lammergeyer / Nunc Stans

Ekstasis

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 920
    • View Profile
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2015, 02:23:05 PM »
Very sad and very surprising news! Alchemy is pretty much my primary synth for Ambient music!
Very bad news.. I had hi hopes they would release something big any time soon.. like a new version of Alchemy...
There is really no other synth to fill their spot to be honest..

I wonder what was the reason for them to lay down camel audio ?
No info on the website either... did they not pay taxes or what ?

Ekstasis

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 920
    • View Profile
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2015, 02:53:22 PM »
rumours suggest they have been being sold to another "big company" it would make sense..because of the lack of information on the website.

Scott M2

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 658
    • View Profile
    • dreamSTATE
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2015, 12:15:16 AM »
Alchemy is my main synth too. Supposedly Alchemy 2 was on the horizon, so that "could" be launched by a new owner.

Scott M2

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 658
    • View Profile
    • dreamSTATE
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2015, 09:11:59 PM »
Since I like to manipulate samples, in the future this could end up as my replacement for Alchemy:
http://youtu.be/DbpqdaLO-WI

Altus

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 338
    • View Profile
    • Altus - aural journeys for the mind's eye
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2015, 08:01:30 AM »
Since I like to manipulate samples, in the future this could end up as my replacement for Alchemy:
http://youtu.be/DbpqdaLO-WI

Given I've been using their tools for over a decade, this is definitely a day-one purchase! Sweet!
Mike Carss -- Altus : aural journeys for the mind's eye
www.altusmusic.ca

Juta Takahashi

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 42
    • View Profile
    • Juta Takahashi | Official Website
Re: Camel Audio stopped business
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2015, 10:57:37 PM »
Apple appears to have acquired Camel Audio.

http://www.macrumors.com/2015/02/23/apple-acquires-camel-audio/