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FXpansion updates GURU to v1.5

FXpansion GURU

FXpansion has updated GURU to version 1.5.

GURU is a combination of sampler, drum machine, beat slicer and step sequencer – in short, a complete rhythm production workstation for your computer or DAW.

Updated in v1.5

  • New Audio Content (3GB)
  • 100% compatible with the latest hardware & software platforms
  • Audio Export – render pads, tracks, engines or the full mix directly within GURU, and instantly export it via drag + drop to your host or OS, or give the rendered loop a second pass through GURU for further mangling
  • Randomize slider can operate on any of GURU’s main screens – sequence, graphs, pad edit, effects, mixer – and allows you to apply a controllable amount of randomization to either the current pad or various combinations
  • Sample editing – Reverse, new layer modes, predelay
  • Slicer is now much more accurate, and has a ‘Sensitivity’ control allowing you to adjust how it responds to possible hit points in your loops. Slicing and score extraction process is now velocity-aware.
  • The Browser is now significantly faster and can be driven entirely from the keyboard.
  • Keyboard Support – The pads, patterns, browser, engines and transport all respond to the keyboard.
  • Sequencer – improved sync, note duration / gate
  • MIDI implementation has been greatly extended.
  • Close to 100 new features and enhancements in total (download v1.5 what’s new in .pdf here)

Visit FXpansion for more information and a link to download the latest demo of GURU (find the demo downloads on the left, no need to login or sign up).

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