Bitwig has announced the launch of Bitwig Studio 2.1, the first update since the launch of version 2 in February 2017.

Bitwig Studio 2

Bitwig Studio 2.1 contains improvements and bug fixes on Bitwig Studio 2, new features and devices and comes with an assortment of new presets and sounds.

Changes in Bitwig Studio v2.1

  • Amp – Inject some virtual analog grit into your sounds with the new Amp device. The Amp consists of pre and post sections with individual EQs, a drive section with 8 drive types and a cabinet simulation offering advanced cabinet, coloring and mix settings.
  • MIDI Clock slave – MIDI Clock slave functionality lets you sync up Bitwig Studio 2.1 to external MIDI clock sources. Let your hardware sequencer control the Bitwig Studio clock and transport, or sync Bitwig Studio to other software, or indeed run two instances of Bitwig Studio in perfect sync.
  • New Bitwig sounds – Bitwig Studio 2.1 comes with a significant sound content update which includes more than 150 high quality presets for numerous Bitwig devices, including 50 versatile Amp presets, 174 first class drum synth sounds, an impressive electric guitar package featuring multi-samples of the 7 string “Squier Stagemaster-7” and an inspiring Eurorack sound package from Irrupt. All new content is available via the Package Manager within Bitwig Studio.

Bitwig is available for purchase for $399 USD / 379 EUR. Version 2.1 is a free update for all Bitwig Studio 2 license holders.

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