Cul (software)

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Cul
Culvocaloid3box.jpg
Package for Cul
Developer(s)Internet Co., Ltd.
Initial releaseDecember 22, 2011
Operating systemWindows
PlatformPC, Mac
Available inJapanese
TypeVocal Synthesizer Application
LicenseProprietary

Cul (カル) is a female vocal for Vocaloid 3, her voice is based on samples from Eri Kitamura.

Development[edit]

Cul was originally a mascot of VOCALO Revolution a Vocaloid related TV program that aired in Japan in January 2011. She originally used the vocal of Vocaloid 2 vocal VY1 to "sing".[1]

On June 8, 2011, Yamaha announced that CUL would become a real Vocaloid, with Eri Kitamura for her voice samples. The publisher was to be Internet Co., Ltd. Noboru mentioned that Cul was a hard vocal to produce as when synthesized she gave a result that was under quality. Noboru mentioned they had to scrap her original vocal and rebuild it from scratch. They had to re-build the vocal twice, though no re-recordings were involved.

In July 2013, Internet co.,Ltd announced a Mac update of this product for the Vocaloid Neo engine.[2]

Characteristics[edit]

Originally, CUL was released without background information. However, the information was posted for her in 2013 when she was featured in a special event.

Name Cul
Release December 22, 2011
Age 16
Height 157 cm / 5 ft 2 in
Weight Secret
Suggested Tempo 40 ~ 200BPM
Suggested Vocal Range F2 ~ E4

Video Game[edit]

Cul appeared in an iOS game called "Vocadol" along with Vocals Anon & Kanon, Lily, Aoki Lapis, Merli, VY1 and Kokone.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "初音ミクみく". Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  2. ^ "INTERNET Talks Mac". Vocaloidism. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  3. ^ "VOCADOL". Retrieved 27 April 2016.