M-Audio releases Torq v1.5

M-Audio Torq v1.5

M-Audio has released version 1.5 of Torq, the DJ software for Mac OS X and Windows.

Torq is a fully equipped DJ software workstation that provides innovative tools and production power to set you apart from everyone else. In addition to essential cueing, beat-matching and mixing, Torq goes beyond all other DJ applications by offering a host of real-time creative options unavailable anywhere else.

New in Torq v1.5

  • Improved Tempo/Pitch Alteration – Tempo Anchors, Tempo Master, zPlane Elastique time-stretching/compression technology.
  • Advanced MIDI Control – send/receive MIDI Clock.
  • New User Interface Features – a new toolbar and more.
  • Enhanced Effects Processing – effects chains for internal effects, VST effect tempo sync.
  • Rock-Solid Integration with Traditional DJ Hardware – Skip Protection, True Key Lock.
  • New Looping Functionality – Loop points after section plays, QuickLoop, quantize function.

The upgrade to Torq 1.5 is available now for $49.95 USD. Customers who purchased and registered their Torq Conectiv or Xponent hardware after January 17th, 2008 are eligible for a free upgrade.

Visit M-Audio for more information.

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if i may add anything to this news item – this update was “shown” at the last namm, but it got delayed by almost a year.

in my opinion it takes the cake on the most embarrassing event in software development for 2008. but alas it’s here and the features are great.

mr. tunes
mr. tunes

yeah i’m using torq with the xponent for about a year and a half. i like it a lot.

it’s never crashed at a gig, but these new features in v1.5 make me nervous about that.

the timestretching sounds great for starters. before you couldn’t speed up and keep it at the same pitch, but now you can like a cd-j