IrcamLAB has introduced an update to The Snail, a high-precision frequency-domain analyzer that offers a new way of analyzing music or tuning an instrument accurately.

Version 1.3 provides extended feature options, improved performance, license activation (supporting up-to 3 machines), documentation overhaul, and more.

Changes in The Snail v1.3

  • New Features
    • Color grid option.
    • Click and Tune.
    • Show grid option.
  • Enhancements
    • Significantly improved performances and optimized file size.
    • Updated installers with EULA (macOS & Windows).
    • Updated authorization scheme and UI.
    • Updated trial period scheme and UI.
    • About panel with new Licence button (click on main icon to display).
    • Product name changed: Standalone & Plug-ins now start with The Snail.
    • Improved text upon successful authorization.
    • Documentation update.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Undesired background overlay.
    • Installer text description for plug-in formats.
    • Optimized GPU performance to reduce fan activity.
    • Flashy background for audio settings dialog.
    • Brief scratchy sound upon opening.
    • OpenGL misc. updates to address reported incompatibilities.
    • Monophonic audio system (input and/or output) handled more gracefully.
    • Signed and notarized installer for macOS 10.15 and up.
    • Mac compatibility from 10.7 to 11.1 (inc. ARM machines with Rosetta 2).

Available in VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats and as standalone software for Windows and Mac, The Snail is on sale for $49 USD until August 29th, 2021 (MSRP $99 USD). The update is free to existing users.

More information: IrcamLAB