SoundToys has updated its plug-ins with 64-bit VST support for Mac OS X and native AAX for Windows.
We’re excited to announce that version 4.4 of our award-winning effects plug-ins is here, adding 64-bit VST support for Mac and native AAX support for Windows. All of our most popular plug-ins are now compatibie with all supported 64-bit platforms, including Pro Tools 11, Ableton Live, and Cubase/Nuendo on both Mac and Windows, and Logic X on the Mac.
Glorious 64-bit versions of EchoBoy, Decapitator, Crystallizer, FilterFreak, Tremolator, PhaseMistress, PanMan, MicroShift, Radiator, and Devil-Loc are here, and ready to spice up your mix.
Existing V4 users can update for free from their SoundToys account.
More information: SoundToys
LSR audio has released version 1.2 of its WARMultipress vintage multi-band compressor plug-in for Windows and Mac.
WARMultiband features 3 bands, with adjustable cross-over frequencies.
Changes in WARMultipress v1.2
- Support for AAX native for ProTools 11 (64-bit) and 10.3.6 (32-bit) on Mac and Windows.
- Better crossover filters.
- Improved ATR102 tape emulation.
- Better compression algorithm (progressive curve, fast reaction, soft overshoot).
- Better performances.
WARMultipress for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available for purchase for $89 USD. The update is free to registered users.
More information: LSR Audio / WARMultipress
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Plugin Boutique has announced a limited time sale on the CLA-76 compressor/limiter effect plug-in by Waves.
Inspired by two highly-desirable revisions of the famed mid-60s Class A line level limiting amplifier, both versions of the CLA-76 (“Blacky” and “Bluey”) offer the superfast attack (as quick as 50 microseconds!) that made the originals studio legends.
With an exclusive “ALL” control that recreates the original’s explosive “All-Ratio-Buttons-In” mode, plus modeled pre-amp distortion for that extra edge, the CLA-76 delivers some of the most powerful drum sounds imaginable.
- Modeled compressor plugin.
- Based on the famed mid-’60s Class A line level limiting amplifier.
- Superfast attack.
- Sounds excellent on drums.
- Exclusive ALL controlZero latency.
- Pre-amp distortion modeling.
The plug-in is available from Plugin Boutique for $120 USD until April 30th, 2014.
More information: Plugin Boutique / Waves CLA-76
Audio Assault has updated its GrindMachine effect plug-in for Windows and Mac to version 1.2, which includes the release of RTAS/AU/VST/VST3 versions for Mac OS X.
Grind Machine is the ultimate metal tone monster. No need to tweak, just plug Grind Machine into your track and enjoy instant mix ready tones that cut through your mix effortlessly.
Changes in GrindMachine v1.2
- GUI overhaul.
- Noise gate.
- DJENT pedal.
- 2 new amps.
- Multiplatform plugin formats.
The plug-in is available to purchase for $29.99 USD. A free version is also available.
More information: Audio Assault / GrindMachine
u-he has released rev 2211 of its ACE, Diva, Filterscape, MFM, Podolski, Satin, Triple Cheese, Uhbik, Zebra, and ZebraCM plug-ins.
In an effort to become more agile we’re going to offer more frequent updates of our stuff. Whenever we change any code, we always build all products for all platforms. So we also have all products with the most recent changes, improvements and bug fixes, but also with the latest bugs – some of which we might not experience in our environment. So by puting out latest builds we hope to provide bug fixes early, and also get early feedback on bugs that just happened. Which then get fixed quickly.
Changes in rev 2211
- hopefully fixed possible crash on PT auto save (AAX).
- fixed possible crash on closing down VST3 versions.
- fixed possible crash when unloading Diva.
- fixed permissions issue in VST2 Mac directory (this time, no tampering at all).
- workaround for Maschine hang.
- fix for wrong settings folder in Pro Tools.
- fixed missing string representation in VST2 automation.
- fixed potential memory problem at high samplerates (Diva, maybe Satin).
- fixed possible crash in Diva digital Osc.
- fixed possible crash in Diva Rotary Effect.
- fixed possible crash in Preset save.
- removed few more memory leaks.
- improved Map Editors (ACE/Zebra).
- Added high-precision CPU meter (internal use, logging only atm).
The new revision of u-he plug-ins is available to download from the u-he forum at KVR Audio.
More information: u-he
Avid has released VENUE Version 4.1.3 software, a free download for the Avid S3L live sound system that doubles the system’s on-board plug-in slots—from 20 to 40—to provide engineers with even more processing options than before.
VENUE 4.1.3 also offers support for the latest qualified AAX live sound plug-ins. Avid S3L users can now choose from a superior range of Avid and third-party plug-ins from some of the world’s most respected developers such as Crane Song, McDSP and Sonnox. As part of the update, current and new S3L customers can download additional free AAX plug-ins for their system through their Avid customer account.
To meet the growing demand for more powerful, flexible processing, Avid S3L runs AAX plug-ins directly on an HDX-powered processing engine. It delivers the tightest integration and lowest latency of any live plug-in system, without the expense and complexity of outboard solutions. By supporting industry-standard Pro Tools® plug-ins, Avid live systems enable engineers to select the best plug-ins to suit their needs.
The VENUE v4.1.3 software upgrade is available to download for Avid S3L customers now, free of charge.
More information: Avid
PSP Audioware has released version 2.0.4 of PSP Neon HR, a linear phase equalizer plug-in for Windows and Mac.
PSP Neon offers eight bands of equalization, each of which can be assigned one of seven filter types.
PSP Neon uses frequency-domain fast convolution based linear phase algorithms for the best balance between CPU efficiency and phase accuracy. For those who want to use the excellent analog-modeled PSP Neon filters in even more CPU critical applications, you can even toggle off the linear phase mode and take advantage of PSP Neon’s minimum phase error Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) mode!
PSP Neon also features one of our most user friendly interfaces ever, offering unparalleled easy of workflow. Once you experience for yourself the pristine, transparent response and intuitive design of this plug-in, we believe it will become your “go to” linear phase equalizer for mastering and other critical audio applications.
Changes in PSP Neon HR v2.0.4
- Pro Tools AAX 64-bit for Windows & Mac OS X.
- Minor bugs fixed.
PSP Neon HR for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for just $99 USD until March 30th, 2014 (regular $149 USD).
More information: PSP Audioware / PSP Neon HR
Sample Magic has released version 1.2 of its Magic AB referencing plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Magic AB is a simple, powerful reference tool that allows you to switch between the audio you are working on and up to nine tracks in an instant.
The update fixes several issues, including mp3 loading on Windows, and it future-proofs against potential problems that may arise when updating the host DAW, with specific improvements for Logic, Cubase, Wavelab and more.
Sample Magic recommends that all customers update to V1.1.2 by logging into the MY PLUGINS members area at www.samplemagic.com and downloading the most recent version of Magic AB.
To check which version you are running, click on the PREFS tab on the lower part of the plugin. The waveform display will change to show you the version number.
Changes in Magic AB v1.2
- Fixed mp3 loading failure > PC: On previous versions, occasional mp3s failed to load due to third party tagging. Magic AB now loads all mp3 files, including Beatport and iTunes files.
- GUI fixes > Mac: Static GUI window in Cubase 7.5 and Wavelab 8 now works as it should when running in 32-bit.
- Mac validation > Mac: AU validation failed in previous version under Mavericks OS. The AU now passes validation in Mavericks.
Magic AB for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available for £29.90 GBP.
More information: Sample Magic / Magic AB