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SoundToys updates plugins to v4.4.2

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SoundToys has released version 4.4.2 of its audio effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac.

SoundToys Speed
The update includes 64-bit support for the Speed tempo and pitch control plug-in.

This update corrects some minor issues, enhances some features, improves stability with all supported host applications, and is for our full product line.

Changes in v4.4.2

  • 64-bit Speed for Logic X.
  • Tighter MIDI lock for all plug-ins with MIDI sync.
  • AAX is now 64-bit only. RTAS provides 32-bit Pro Tools support.
  • Fixes issues with AudioSuite versions.
  • Fixes issues with Preset Manager graphics in certain situations.
  • Fixes an issue that may cause a crash in certain situations during session recall in Pro Tools.
  • Fixes an issue that may cause an error message when recalling settings in Pro Tools 11.
  • Little PrimalTap now supports RTAS on Windows.

The free update is now available for all current registered SoundToys V4 users.

More information: SoundToys

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Scuffham Amps updates S-Gear to v2.4

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Scuffham Amps has released version 2.4 of S-Gear, a collection of guitar amps, speaker cabinets and effects for Windows and Mac.

Scuffham Amps S-GEAR
S-Gear 2.4 includes the new Custom ’57 amp, an updated ProConvolver offering new cabinet models, updated impulse loader & several other improvements.

The Custom ’57 is the new amp in S-GEAR and is inspired by the favourite Tweed amps from the late ’50s. The control line-up is very simple and dialling in great vintage tones is effortless and fun.

In the speaker emulation section we’ve re-worked the ProConvolver interface with a new layout to improve usability and workflow. The first ‘in-house’ cabinet models include the popular EVM-12L and G12-65 speakers, as well as a Tweed Deluxe cabinet loaded with Celestion and Weber Alnico speakers making a great match for the Custom ’57.

A complete rework of the impulse response import process allows you to drag and drop multiple impulses to S-GEAR. It is now super-easy to import an entire set of Redwirez impulses.

S-Gear for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for $99 USD (excluding sales tax/VAT).

More information: Scuffham Amps / S-Gear

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FabFilter launches Summer Sale – 25% off bundles

FabFilter has announced its Summer Sale, offering 25% discount on all plug-in bundles.

FabFilter Summer Sale

Until August 1, we are running a Summer Sale in the online FabFilter web shop, offering 25% discount on all plug-in bundles! In addition, if you already own one or more FabFilter plug-ins, your online FabFilter account* also offers you discounts of 25% or more during the Summer Sale.

Don’t miss out on this chance to complete your FabFilter collection, or recommend FabFilter plug-ins to a friend!

The sale ends August 1st, 2014.

More information: FabFilter

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Cockos updates Reaper to v4.7

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Cockos Reaper

Cockos has released version 4.7 of Reaper, the music production software for Windows and Mac.

REAPER is digital audio workstation software: a complete multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment.

Changes in Reaper v4.7

  • Project settings: better media format options for glue/apply FX, etc.
  • Able to select a preset when loading an FX.
  • More commands added to project tabs context menu, including Close all projects but current.
  • Multiple files can be opened together, each in its own project tab.
  • Project Tab close button can be dragged and dropped to left or right.
  • Media Explorer options now include Preserve pitch shift when changing media, Pitch shift knob behavior (now configurable), Always show waveform peaks for selected media, Display preview positions in tenths of seconds, Auto-stop preview after adding media and Add current folder to shortcut list.
  • Item Properties dialog: Position and Length can be displayed as time, beats or HMSF.
  • New option on MIDI Editor Customize note names menu to Merge note names from file …
  • New MIDI Editor mouse modifier contexts for MIDI source loop and marker and MIDI marker/region lane.
  • ReaVerb usage tips.
  • File Consolidate/Export: more options explained.
  • Project rendering: more options explained.
  • New option under Preferences, General to open last active project, all previously open project tabs, new project, or prompt. More options explained.
  • Performance Meter data is now sortable: also ReaMote column added when ReaMote is enabled.
  • Check the changelog for full details.

Cockos has also updated its ReaPlugs effect plugins to version 2.2, adding a 64-bit version and updates for ReaJS.

More information: Reaper

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MeldaProduction updates effect plugins to v8.04

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MeldaProduction

MeldaProduction has updated all its effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac to version 8.04.

8.04 provides several improvements, optimizations and fixes. It is recommended to install this update. It is necessary to use the newest installer from our download page.

Changes in v8.04

  • Improved performance on Mac OS X.
  • Improved visual response of metering systems, mainly sonograms.
  • Improved preset window layout.
  • Added switch to show loudness maximum to all loudness meters (right click on the maximum field to get the menu).
  • Loudness meters now store settings.
  • Improved ADSR editor.
  • Fix: Hacked ProTools bug, which makes the host freeze when the style wizard has been shown during startup.
  • Fix: A crash could occur in some rare circumstances when a progress window has been displayed.
  • Fix: Custom ADSR attack/release editor sometimes behaved incorrectly.
  • Fix: Signal generator transformation harmonics didn’t update immediately.
  • Fix: Meters may not get initialized right after opening the projects when non-default settings have been saved.
  • Fix: MMultiAnalyzer doesn’t allow tab popups now as these are/were dysfunctional.
  • Fix: MComb and MMultiBandComb weren’t loading & randomizing individual filters.
  • Fix: Removed several potential bottlenecks, that could cause lags with low-latency processing.

More information: MeldaProduction

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Minimal System launches sale on Punch Evolved – 50% off

Minimal System has announced a sale on Punch Evolved, offering the compressor effect plugin for Windows at a 50% discount for a limited time.

Minimal System Punch Evolved

The original Punch compressor is one of Minimal System Instruments most popular and respected plugins. Punch is an up-to-date version of one of the all time classic analogue compression and limiting processors, the 1176AE.

The new Punch Evolved plugin takes this highly respected processor even further with a completely redesigned engine and the addition of new sound shaping features such as Mid/Side processing, EQ, and Gate sections.

Punch Evolved for Windows (VST) is available for purchase for £9.99 GBP until July 31st, 2014.

More information: Minimal System / Punch Evolved

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zplane updates Elastique Pitch to v1.3.3

zplane Elastique Pitch

zplane.development has released version 1.3.3 of Elastique Pitch, the pitch shifter plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Elastique Pitch is the real time pitch shifting solution for RTAS, VST and AU. Powered by zplane’s élastique Pro pitch shifting engine which is used by millions of end users around the world, the plugin ensures the highest, program independent pitch shifting quality.

Changes in Elastique Pitch v1.3.3

  • New: pressing alt & mouse click on a slider, the ball or inside the main field resets pitch and/or timbre, according to the link parameter.
  • Fixed: EP did not always get the keyboard focus in some hosts.
  • Fixed: space bar was not forwarded to host.
  • Fixed: EP crashed when not supported sample rates (currently below 11kHz) were used.

Elastique Pitch for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for 149 EUR including VAT. The update is free for all registered users and can be downloaded from the user accounts.

More information: zplane / Elastique Pitch

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Universal Audio releases Tonelux Tilt EQ & Valley People Dyna-mite Plug-Ins

Universal Audio has released the Tonelux Tilt EQ and Valley People Dyna-mite, two plug-ins developed by Softube for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces.

Tonelux Tilt EQ

Designed to speed up EQ workflow and enhance creativity, the Tonelux Tilt EQ Plug-In allows for quick, simple, and effective broad-stroke EQ moves.

Softube Tonelux Tilt EQ

With the single Tilt control, engineers and producers can quickly mix as they go. Turn it to the right to cut lows and boost highs, turn it to the left to cut highs and boost lows. The Tonelux Tilt EQ Plug-In also models the transformer found in the Tonelux hardware, adding a subtle distortion for bass frequencies, fattening up the low end of a track.

The included Tilt Live EQ plug-in skips the transformer modeling, freeing up even more instances for live mixing. It also replaces the Gain control with a Boost Ceiling control, which keeps the output gain of the plug-in from being boosted no matter how much EQ boost is applied.

Tonelux Tilt EQ Plug-In features

  • A one knob equalizer that quickly gets your mix in shape.
  • Speeds up your workflow and makes mixing more intuitive.
  • Models the entire Tonelux Tilt circuit designed by Paul Wolff.
  • Smooth high and low pass filters.
  • Two plug-ins included —Tilt EQ with transformer modeling, Tilt Live optimized for live mixing.

Valley People Dyna-mite

The Valley People Dyna-mite Plug-In is an exacting emulation of the classic limiter/expander/gate designed by the legendary Paul Buff, who founded the historic PAL studio in southern California.

Valley People Dany-mite

The Dyna-mite has enjoyed a fanatical cult following for over three decades and is considered a “secret weapon” by top engineers and producers. Although it can be used as a traditional limiter or expander, the Dyna-mite is also a creative tool capable of extreme, yet musical effects on a variety of sound sources.

The Valley People Dyna-mite plug-in offers the exact features and sonics of the famed hardware unit and can transform instruments with dynamic gating textures. It can be used for nearly anything from gently limiting and de-essing vocals, to demolishing the transients of any sound.

Valley People Dyna-mite Plug-In features

  • An exacting emulation of the original legendary 80s dynamics processor.
  • Use it to limit, expand, gate or de-ess, with a wide range of uses.
  • Limiter goes from abusively squashing to transient-enhancing spikiness.
  • Expander/gate goes from strict and tight to subtly expanding by softening the soft sounds and bringing the louder sounds forward.

The Tonelux Tilt EQ and Valley People Dyna-mite plug-ins are available for purchase for $99 USD and $199 USD, respectively.

More information: Universal Audio

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