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
PACE Anti-Piracy Inc. has announced the release of a new version of the iLok USB Smart Key.
The iLok was redesigned from the ground up with usability considerations and performance in mind. The new iLok holds over 500 software license authorizations; five times the number of software licenses than the previous iLok.
Design improvements include the security loop on the end of the iLok so that two iLoks may now be placed side by side in adjacent USB ports, a stronger USB connector, and a new solid body making the iLok more durable than ever. The second generation iLok is fully compatible with the original iLok.
New iLok USB Smart Key
- Smaller: two iLoks now fit side by side in adjacent USB ports.
- Stronger: sturdier USB connector and solid body makes it one tough iLok.
- Higher Capacity: holds over 500 software license authorizations.
- Customizable: add a custom label under the protective sleeve – no more guessing which iLok is which.
- Hip: sleek black design and cool blue LED.
The 2nd generation iLok is available to purchase for $49.95 USD.
More information: iLok
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on Oct 25, 2010 - 0 comments
Waves has announced the Waves Gold PreSonus Special, a limited time promotion.
Now’s the time to get the home studio you’ve always dreamed of, for less than you’ve ever imagined.
Waves Gold PreSonus Bundle includes:
- PreSonus FireStudio Mobile – 10-in/6-out 24-bit/96kHz I/O with Class A mic preamps, MIDI, and more.
- PreSonus StudioOne Pro – Powerful new DAW with over 4 GB of virtual instruments, loops, and samples.
- Waves Gold – The most popular Waves bundle, with 26 of the most sought-after professional audio plugins.
- iLok – Take your plugin authorizations wherever you go with the iLok USB key.
The Waves Gold PreSonus Special is available to purchase for $1,000 USD (regular $2,093 USD).
More information: Waves
Brainworx has announced bx_shredspread, an effect plug-in featuring intelligent M/S stereo width and tone control.
Our brandnew M/S stereo width and tone control tool bx_shredspread was designed to bring you the wide and roaring guitar sound of the pros, hassle-free and fast.
bx_shredspread is NOT an amp simulation or digital amp, it is an M/S tool with sophisticated algorithms developed especially for your guitar recordings. bx_shredspread will work with ANY doubled guitar tracks you have recorded and with any stereo guitar sound and samples.
bx_shredspread will be available to purchase for 119 EUR after a public beta period. bx_bundle & bx_control V2 users (incl. Massive Pack 8 owners) will be eligable for introductory offers.
Brainworx has also announced it is now offering demo versions of its plug-ins that do not require an ILOK dongle.
all NATIVE demo versions of the award-winning Brainworx plug-ins will run for 14 days – without any dongle – and without limitations. Just grab the installers and get your hands on the plug-ins used by the best audio engineers around the globe on a daily basis.
More information: Brainworx
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on Apr 02, 2010 - 2 comments
PSP Audioware has released a non-iLok version of PSP Xenon, a limiter effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
PSP Xenon is a full band, dual-stage limiter plug-in featuring an integrated Leveller, advanced K-System metering and psychoacoustically optimized wordlength reduction. PSP Xenon offers 64-bit precision processing throughout its entire signal path, and can operate at sample rates up to 192kHz.
Once you experience for yourself the pristine, transparent response and intuitive design of this plug-in, we believe it will become your “go to” limiter for mastering and other critical audio applications.
Xenon is avaialble to purchase as an effect plug-in for PC and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS).
Until 7th of April 2010 you can buy PSP Xenon — now also available in non iLok version, at a special Spring Offer price of $99 USD (regular price $249 USD, prices exclude taxes).
More information: PSP Audioware / Xenon