, Sample Magic
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on Dec 12, 2012
Time+Space has announced a number of Festive Bundles.
The season of goodwill has well and truly arrived at Time+Space HQ as the UK’s largest soundware distributor announces its festive bundles and deals for 2012.
- Free iLok with Synthogy Ivory II pianos – start tinkling those ivories straight away with this great bundle deal.
- Toontrack EZkeys and Sound Expansion Bundle – two EZkeys pianos for just £129.00!
- 25% off The Producer’s Manual and The Secrets of House Music Production – swat up on your music making knowledge and skills with these useful books from Sample Magic.
- 50% off all Toontrack SDX expansion packs – get extra kits for your Superior Drummer at only £54.95 each.
- Free Garritan Basic Steinway worth £99.95 when you buy the Garritan Ultimate Collection.
- iZotope Creative Bundle only £379 – save over £200 with everything you need for inspiring adventures in audio manipulation.
- The Ultimate Dance Collection – nine top quality Sample Magic titles for just £99.95 – that’s a saving of over £200!
- Zero-G sample library bundles – Disco, Sound Design, House and Hip Hop bundles with savings of up to £117!
Still stuck for ideas? Why not buy a Time+Space gift voucher and let them pick out their own plugins?
More information: Time+Space
Waves Audio has announced the release of V9 of its plug-in range.
Featuring 64-bit support, faster scanning, faster loading, and faster processing, Waves Version 9 opens up new dimensions of high performance plugin power.
V9 also marks the introduction of our new easy-to-use activation system, Waves License Center, ushering in an era of simplicity, flexibility, mobility, and security.
And with new V9 plugins added to our Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Horizon bundles, there’s never been a better time to renew your Waves Update Plan coverage.
Waves V9 features
- 64-bit support.
- No iLok required.
- Easy activation to computer or USB flash drive.
- Move and manage your licenses via USB flash drive or License Cloud.
- One-click license recovery for lost or damaged devices.
- New plugins added to premium bundles.
Important Note for WavesLive Users: Waves V9 does not yet support SoundGrid, MultiRack Native, and Venue platforms. Do NOT update to V9 yet; support for these platforms will be announced soon.
More information: Waves
Waves has announced V9, the new version of its plug-ins, offering 64-bit host support and new easy-to-use authorization system.
One of Version 9’s most highly anticipated features is 64-bit operating system support. Now Waves users can unleash the power of massive amounts of RAM memory in the DAW hosts of their choice. In addition, V9 offers faster scanning, faster loading and faster processing times.
V9 also marks the introduction of Waves’ new easy-to-use authorization system, Waves License Center, which eliminates use of the iLok. Waves License Center offers users authorization activation straight to their computer or any USB flash drive; easy license management; license mobility via USB flash drive or users’ License Cloud; and one-click license recovery in the case of lost or damaged devices.
Waves V9 will be available Q1 2012.
More information: Waves
Time+Space has announced a limited time offer for Synthogy Ivory II pianos.
“It ticks all the boxes: sound quality, playability, flexibility. And then it ticks a few more: reliability, efficiency, ease of use. This is industry standard, production-ready software that´s a joy to have around. There´s little else to say. Just go and play it…” – Sound on Sound
It’s been almost a year since Ivory II was unleashed onto the world with its powerful new engine delivering an unprecedented level of realism. With the introduction of Harmonic Resonance Modeling for true sympathetic string vibration, plus expanded velocity levels and numerous user requested features such as half pedalling, lid position, pedal noise and tuning tables, Ivory II has become the industry standard in piano software.
Synthogy Ivory II pianos
- Grand Pianos – Features over 77Gb of stunning, Acoustic Grand Piano sampled instruments including: Bösendorfer 290 Imperial Grand, German Steinway D 9’ Concert Grand and Yamaha C7 Grand.
- Italian Grand – Over 28Gb of world-class samples featuring a Premium 10 foot, Italian made Concert Grand renowned for its expressive dynamics and full-bodied character.
- Upright Pianos – Includes four upright pianos; Modern upright (Yamaha U5), Vintage Upright (1914 A.M. Hume), Honky Tonk Barrom upright (1915 Packard) and an early 1900s Tack Piano.
Ivory II pianos require an iLok key to run and until 31st August, Time+Space will send you one for free when you buy any full version Ivory II title, saving you £37.95 GBP (offer excludes upgrades).
More information: Time+Space
Slate Digital has announced the released of the Virtual Console Collection, a virtual effect suite for Windows and Mac.
The Slate Digital “VIRTUAL CONSOLE COLLECTION” brings the sound of 4 of the world’s top analog consoles into your DAW workstation.
“Slate Digital CTO Fabrice Gabriel and I studied these consoles inside and out. We meticulously modeled the entire circuit path so that we could recreate every subtle nuance that makes these consoles the legends that they are”, says Slate.
Virtual Console Collection features
- Brings the sound of 4 legendary analog consoles to your DAW.
- Models all characteristics of both the channels and the analog summing.
- Mix and match consoles.
- Mac/Windows VST, RTAS, AU.
Virtual Console Collection is available to purchase for $249.99 USD / 179.99 EUR. For a limited time a free iLok2 is included with a purchase.
More information: Slate Digital / Virtual Console Collection
PSP Audioware has released version 1.3.0 of its Xenon limiter effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
PSP Xenon is a full band, dual-stage limiter plug-in (AudioUnit, VST and RTAS for MacOSX UniversalBinary; VST and RTAS for PC) featuring an integrated Leveller, advanced K-System metering and psychoacoustically optimized wordlength reduction.
Changes in Xenon v1.3.0
- Mac OSX 64-bit (x86_64) support (AudioUnit and VST).
- Windows 64-bit (x64) support (VST).
- New license file based authorization system.
PSP Xenon 1.3.0 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for $249 USD excl. VAT (non ilok version only).
More information: PSP Audioware / Xenon