Image-Line’s FL Studio Guru has posted a video on FL Studio 32 vs 64 Bit, explaining the differences and similarities between the two versions of the music production software.
Since we launched FL Studio 64 Bit we’ve had a lot of questions from customers asking if they should switch from FL Studio 32 to 64 Bit. In this video we look at the differences and similarities between these two versions and hopefully make the decision a little clearer.
FL Studio 64 Bit is a free option for existing customers while new customers get FL Studio 32 and 64 Bit with no change to current FL Studio pricing. FL Studio 64 is available in a single unified FL Studio 32/64 Bit installer or as a 64 Bit update installer for any version of FL Studio 11.
FL Studio is available for purchase for $99 USD (Fruity Edition) / $199 USD (Producer Edition) / $299 USD (Signature Bundle). New Image-Line customers get a 10% discount on their order.
More information: Image-Line / FL Studio
Audiovapor has announced its Summer Sale, offering a 25% discount on its products for a limited time.
Audiovapor announces the Summer Sale 2014!
25% off all Sylenth1 and Granite banks, MIDI loops, and Reason ReFills!
Sale ends on Sunday August 3rd (one week only).
More information: Audiovapor / Summer Sale
Samplephonics has launched FM8: Evolving Textures, a collection of FM8 synth presets designed by Ithaca Audio.
The level of detail and complexity in these sounds is truly stunning and should be in every sound designers and composers sound palette whether it is soundtrack, trailer, ambient, sound design or any electronic genre requiring deep, dark and unique textural sounds.
Inside this FM8 presets pack you will find no less than 116 individual patches, each one complete with various effects, morphing and manipulation options and intelligently labelled and tagged for simple installation.
Ithaca Audio have really taken FM8 to soaring levels with this presets library, allowing you to focus on making music rather than tweaking parameters until the cows come home!
The soundset costs £20 GBP. For a limited time it is available at a 30% discount, use coupon code SummerSale30 at checkout.
More information: Samplephonics
Reveal Sound has introduced Industrial Universe, a soundset featuring 50 presets by Vi Ta Lee & Dark Like Hell Records for the Spire synthesizer.
The most distorted spire library ever done. Smashing industrial sounds will take your productions to new levels of your imagination.
Use it for industrial / techno / hardcore / hardstyle / and all other electronic genres.
Add a little bit of darkness to your film score or even some evil to your band’s next track.
The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 10 EUR / $13.50 USD excl. 19% VAT for EU.
More information: Reveal Sound / Industrial Universe
Spartan Sounds has launched Chart Topping EDM, a soundset featuring over 70 presets for the Spire synthesizer instrument.
‘Chart-Topping EDM for Spire’ is Spartan Sounds’ biggest release to date and is packed with over 70 explosive presets.
This soundbank is inspired by the current chart-toppers and the global labels behind the artists such as Spinnin’ Records, Musical Freedom, Revealed Recordings and Dim Mak.
Take lead off the charts and find yourself signed to these labels with the help of this Spire soundbank in your production arsenal.
The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 12 EUR / $16 USD excl. 19% VAT for EU.
More information: Reveal Sound / Chart Topping EDM
discoDSP has announced the release of the Andi Vax Discovery Pro sound bank, a free soundset for the Discovery Pro synthesizer instrument.
Andi Vax has released his Nord signature bank.
198 presets for Discovery Pro 6 containing basses, leads, pads and uplifters/downlifters.
The soundset is a free download from discoDSP.
More information: discoDSP / Andi Vax Discovery Pro
Akai Pro has released version 1.1 of iMPC Pro, the professional music production app for iPad.
iMPC Pro is a 64-track music production powerhouse for your iPad. With built-in sampling functionality, a massive sound library, effects, and over 30 performance-driven features, iMPC Pro brings the functionality of Akai Professional’s coveted Music Production Center to your iPad.
Developed in partnership with Retronyms, the developers of the original iMPC app, iMPC Pro comes with pro-grade tools for intuitive beat creation whenever inspiration strikes. It combines multiple sampling methods, producer-tested MPC features, a custom sample library from Richard Devine, and an intuitive gestural editor for the most powerful, creative and fun iPad music production experience yet.
Changes in iMPC Pro v1.1
- Trim endpoint saves and loads properly.
- Delete Sounds.
- Velocity for iMPC Element fixed.
- Added sound delete (drag to trash).
- Crash on set global for FX return and Master Fader fixed.
- Can now open and close precision mode controls while popover is active.
- Performance improvements on save and load sessions and sample edits.
- FX returns were moving some fader controls. This is fixed.
- iMPC Pro now registers as a InterApp Audio Instrument. Should sync better with Cubasis and other hosts.
- You can now drag pads across banks using multitouch. (e.g: begin dragging pad, select bank b, drop pad).
- Various other small fixes and performance improvements.
iMPC Pro is available for purchase for $12.99 USD for a limited time (regular $19.99 USD).
More information: Akai Pro / iMPC Pro