Synapse Audio Software
is a software company
located in Germany
. Previously known as Sonic Syndicate and headed by Richard Hoffman they develop music production software for the Mac OS
and Microsoft Windows
platforms. They started developing software in November 1998 as Sonic Syndicate and changed their name to Synapse Audio with the release of Orion Platinum
The name Synapse Audio was thought of by Epilogue, an Orion user. Sonic Syndicate ran a competition for users to suggest new names for the company. The winner received a free copy of Orion Platinum.