GFORCE VSM Virtual String Machine

The quickest way to get the right string sounds from 21 classic and rare string machines.

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The Virtual String Machine v3 (VSM) is an intuitive but highly powerful virtual string machine which captures many of the sounds from this genre of instrument, containing a wealth of sounds from a small mountain of classic and rare string machines.

VSM comes with 1000+ patches yet enables you to craft your own unique strings from the 208 individual sets of meticulously sampled machines helping confirm VSM as the go-to instrument for this wonderful family of instruments.


  • 1000+ Patch library
  • The sounds from 21 classic and rare string machines
  • Stereo playback
  • 208 individual sample sets
  • 49 note range, each note individually sampled & looped
  • Dual Layer & Split Keyboard capability
  • Vintage style Ensemble & Phaser effects
  • Lowpass, Bandpass & Highpass Resonant Filter Section
  • Two Envelope Generators
  • Pitch & Filter LFO
  • Dynamic control including filter aftertouch


The modern, polyphonic string synthesizer was invented in 1970 by Ken Freeman, a British keyboard player and engineer who discovered that if you layered a note with another detuned and slightly modulated version of itself, a pleasant ‘chorused’ sound resulted.

Even though Ken’s invention wasn’t the first instrument of this genre to be commercially released (That honor fell to the Eminent organ company with their 310 Unique organ) there’s little doubt that Ken’s vision contributed immeasurably to electronic music over the next few decades in the guise of over 100+ different models that followed from a huge variety of manufacturers.


The VSM is an intuitive but highly powerful Virtual String Machine which affords the user many of the sounds from this genre of instrument, and contains a wealth of sounds from a small mountain of classic and rare string machines. These range from the first commercial string ensembles (Eminent 310 & Freeman String Symphonizer) through to the highly lauded Solina, Elka Rhapsody, Logan String Melody, Korg PE2000 and many more.


With the sheer amount of instruments captured within the VSM, it’s simplicity itself to recreate those golden string machine tones from yesteryear. However, with the VSM’s comprehensive, yet intuitive feature-set, plus a two-layer option it’s now possible to create your own hybrid instruments taking these sublime vintage tones into hitherto unchartered territory.

Full Instrument List

  • ARP Omni
  • ARP Quartet
  • ARP Quadra Stereo
  • Clef
  • Crumar Multiman
  • Crumar Trilogy
  • Elektronika
  • Elka Rhapsody
  • Eminent 310
  • Farfisa
  • Firstman
  • Freeman String Symphonizer
  • Godwin
  • Hohner K4
  • Jen SX2007
  • Junost 21
  • Korg Lambda
  • Korg PE-2000
  • Logan String Melody
  • Logan String Melody II
  • Mellotron MkII
  • Moog Opus 3
  • Moog Polymoog
  • Oberheim OB-8
  • Oberheim OB-8 Stereo
  • Oberheim OB-12 Stereo
  • Oberheim Xpander
  • Orchestron
  • Philicorda
  • Sequential Prelude
  • Solina
  • Solina Stereo
  • Streicher Stereo
  • Technics KN200
  • Teisco
  • Roland Juno 106 Stereo
  • Roland JP-6 Stereo
  • Roland JP-8000 Stereo
  • Roland RS-202
  • Roland RS-505 Stereo
  • Roland VP-330
  • Roland VP-330 Stereo
  • Yamaha CE-25
  • Yamaha CS-60
  • Yamaha CS-60 Stereo
  • Yamaha CS-80 Stereo
  • Yamaha GX-1
  • Yamaha SK-15
  • Yamaha SS-30
  • Yamaha SY-2
  • Yamaha SY-2 Stereo

"This is retro repro at it's best - informed, sensitive, detailed, technologically extended - and best of all a new, very useful electronic instrument in its own right" - John Foxx, Electronic Music pioneer

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Tech Specs

Product Type:

Virtual Instrument


  • Stand alone

Product Specs:

System Requirements

Mac Minimum Requirements

  • Intel Mac
  • Apple Silicon Mac (via Rosetta2)
  • macOS 10.12 or above

Windows Minimum Requirements

  • Intel Pentium IV 1GHz with 1GB RAM
  • Windows XP SP2