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MetaSynth is an application for the Macintosh operating system that allows the creation of sound from images.[1] It was most notably used on The Matrix (for bullet-speed special effects),[2] but has also appeared in the electronic artists Aphex Twin's song "ΔMi⁻¹ = −αΣn=1NDi[n][Σj∈C[i]Fji[n − 1] + Fexti[n⁻¹]]," a B-side on the "Windowlicker" single.

Metasynth awards:

  • Electronic Musician 2006 Editor's Choice Award for best sound-design software,
  • Electronic Musician 1999 Editor's Choice Award,
  • Keyboard Magazine Key Buy Award (April '98 and July '00),
  • MacWorld Eddy Nomination, TEC award nomination,
  • Musician Magazine Editor's Pick (1999),


  1. ^ U&I Software, Inc.
  2. ^ Leander Kahney, (May 05, 2002). Hey, Who's That Face in My Song?. Wired, Inc. Accessed 15 June 2010

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