Blue Cat Audio has released new versions of a selection of its multi-effects processors which are also capable of hosting third party plugins.
These free updates add the ability to load third party Audio Unit plug-ins that are not compatible with Apple Silicon while running natively on the M1 processor. PatchWork and Axiom applications now also include a network server mode to be run remotely from another app with the recently released Connector plug-in. They also include several enhancements and fixes.
Changes in the update
- Native Apple Silicon (M1) version can now load 64-bit Audio Units that are not compatible with Apple Silicon (via the MacOS bridge).
- Presets can now be loaded via MIDI even when the user interface is closed.
- Fixed MPC Beat plugin not loading.
- Fixed VST3 version not always loading properly in Ableton Live 11.
- Fixed latency compensation changes not always picked up by host applications.
- VST3: Fixed parameters update issues in Studio One when bouncing tracks.
- (PatchWork & Axiom) New “network server” mode to run as an audio/MIDI processing server for the Connector plugin.
- (PatchWork & Axiom) Improved MIDI events timing precision in the application.
- (PatchWork & Axiom) Audio engine can now be restarted from the audio settings window in the application.
- (PatchWork & Axiom) Windows: ASIO Control panel can now be launched from the audio settings window in the application.
The updated versions of Axiom, PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer and Late Replies are free to owners of respective plugins.