Native Instruments MASCHINE

Native Instruments has announced detailed information on the upcoming version 1.6 of Maschine, the groove production studio for PC and Mac.

Changes in Maschine v1.6

  • Plugin hosting for VST/AU instruments and effects.
  • Increased number of effect slots (3 per Sound, 4 per Group, 4 on Master).
  • New “Pad Link” function with 8 pad groups and Master/Slave option.
  • Individual swing setting per sound.
  • Clip naming.
  • Sample renaming.
  • Improved scene duplication.
  • External audio input/output increased to 16 stereo channels.
  • Improved Drag&Drop mapping for samples.
  • Improved Drag&Drop from OS for Maschine files and audio files.
  • Drag&Drop rearrangement of scenes and patterns.
  • Snap-to-grid when moving events via mouse.
  • VST plugin operation under Mac OS X 64bit.
  • Rex import under Mac OS X 64bit.

Maschine 1.6 is currently available as a public beta for registered Maschine users.

More information: Native Instruments / Maschine