MusicLab has released version 5.0 of its RealGuitar Classic and Steel String virtual guitar instruments for Windows and Mac.

RealMusic RealGuitar 5

RealGuitar Classic includes all of the original guitar models with loads of new playability features. It is fully backward compatible with RealGuitar 4. RealGuitar Steel String features a new Steel String guitar sample set with five patches and three tuning selections for each.

Changes in RealGuitar 5.0

  • New steel string guitar sample set
    • New high quality 24-bit stereo samples.
    • 6-string, 7-string, Baritone guitar tunings.
    • 12-string Standard and Baritone guitars.
    • 14-string Standard guitar.
    • Nashville Tuning for Standard and Baritone guitars.
    • Authentic, deep velocity response with controllable Buzz and Slap noises.
    • Up to 30 different samples for repeated notes.
    • Stereo, Mono, and Double output options.
    • Stop Slap, Stop Strum sound FX.
    • Palm Mute sound with tightness control.
  • New multi performance mode
    • Combining various guitar techniques (strumming, soloing, string picking, etc.) in a single performance layout.
    • 25 new Key Switch FX in chordal modes.
    • Velocity controllable number of strings in strummed chords.
    • Live control of solo and strum techniques.
    • Live control of chord inversions/positions.
    • Free voices leading in strummed chords.
    • Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs in chords.
    • Slider (Bottleneck) guitar technique emulation.
    • Numerous performance options, effects, and their combinations.
  • New usability features
    • Advanced Velocity Curve control.
    • Hi quality Reverb FX.
    • Internal Loop in Song mode.
    • Use of DAW MIDI track to edit and play Pattern track.
    • Streamlined user interface for RealGuitar Steel String.

RealGuitar 5.0 (VST/AU/AAX/Standalone) is available for $199 USD. The upgrade price for previous version owners is $59 USD. A full-featured trial version can be downloaded as well.

More information: MusicLab / RealGuitar

RealMusic RealGuitar Classic