What is CV in VCV Rack?

What is CV in VCV Rack?

CV-Gate ¶ Converts gates in Rack to MIDI note on/off commands for external hardware. Useful for performing hardware drum machines with Rack.

What does VCV stand for in VCV Rack?

There is no official meaning of the name “VCV”, but some users have suggested “Virtual Control Voltage” or “Voltage Controlled Virtualization”. These are good guesses, but “VCV” was chosen simply because it is easy to remember and type. VCV Rack is the full name of our flagship software product.

Is VCV Rack polyphonic?

VCV Rack supports polyphonic cables containing up to 16 channels of voltage (audio, CV, gates, etc). To distinguish them from normal monophonic cables, polyphonic cables appear thicker and can contain any number of channels from 2 to 16.


You can now use the VCV Rack open-source modular synthesizer as a VST plugin in your favorite digital audio workstation thanks to this unofficial port by KVR user bsp804. VCV Rack is an open-source modular virtual synthesizer which was introduced in September last year.

Is VCV Rack free?

VCV Rack is free/open-source software, but you should still familiarize yourself with the VCV Rack licenses before releasing your plugin, to avoid misuse of intellectual property.

What is the VCV pattern?

In words such as salad /sæləd/, you have a VCV pattern (vowel-consonant-vowel), in which the first vowel is short. The syllable division of such words is generally done after the consonant, i.e, as VC-V. This division is in agreement with the notion that generally, a short vowel do not end a syllable.

What is a V CV pattern?

V/CV means that when the / is the syllable split, the vowel in front (V) is a long vowel (the vowel says its name) like in equal and profile. VC/V means that the front vowel does not say its name like in linen and punish.

What is a CV syllable?

A syllable with a branching rime is a closed syllable, that is, one with a coda (one or more consonants at the end of the syllable); this type of syllable is abbreviated CVC. In some languages, both CVV and CVC syllables are heavy, while a syllable with a short vowel as the nucleus and no coda (a CV syllable) is a light syllable.