Xfer Records updates Nerve drum synthesizer to v1.1

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Xfer Records has released version 1.1 of its Nerve drum synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Nerve is a software drum machine which brings powerful beat creation and manipulation to your Host Sequencer. Nerve runs as a VSTi or AudioUnit plugin. Nerve was designed and coded by veteran dance music producers, with a diverse sample library included from many of todays top sound designers.

Changes in Nerve v1.1

  • 64-bit support (VST/AU/AAX).
  • ProTools AAX32 and AAX64 support (ProTools 10.3.5 or later).
  • Drag-and-drop pattern button (A-L) to export MIDI to host.
  • Drag-and-drop pad to host (source wave file).
  • Drag-and-drop pad + Shift + Control + Alt: render all to a new wave file in host.
  • Drag-and-drop pad + Control + Alt: renders pattern of dragged pad as wave file.
  • 16 stereo outputs.
  • Pre-calculated 4-band parametric EQ per-pad.
  • Pre-calculated plate reverb per-pad.
  • Pattern randomize (‘R’ button).
  • Pattern hybridize (‘H’ button) creates new patterns based on existing loaded patterns.
  • Option to follow Host notes note-length / note-offs choke the sound.
  • Type-able values for all controls (text entry appears with double-click).
  • Mouseover help for all controls (when mouse is hovered for 1 second).
  • “MIDI Note Off Chokes Pads” option now stores gate values to Sequencer.
  • Option Menu: “Gate Only alters Hold time” (to maintain other envelope length.
  • Improved panning law.
  • Command: Explode Loop to All Pads – converts a loop pad to all 16 pads as one-shots, with pop-up to choose between ‘stretched’ render, or raw loop.
  • Command: Generate Pattern from Loop Timing – Creates notes + Late-Graph offsets for a loop file, based on the loop slice points.
  • Command: Convert back to OneShot (so One shots can be stretched-to-tempo with the various settings / loop-stretching algorithms).
  • Alternate OpenSoundControl build + template, for Lemur users.
  • Alternate TouchOSC build + template, for TouchOSC users.
  • Alternate Korg PadKontrol build which automatically detects and connects to the PadKontrol.
  • Screen redraw improvements (hardware accelerated graphics).
  • Support for dragging from Cubase Media Bay, fixes for dragging files from StudioOne browser.
  • MIDI Key names in piano roll support, for hosts which allow it (e.g. Reaper/FL Studio/ StudioOne).
  • Additional MIDI CC controls.
  • Dozens of bug fixes.

Nerve is available to purchase for $199 USD. The update is free for existing Nerve users.

More information: Xfer Records / Nerve

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