New Sonic Arts has released public beta version 0.9517 of its Freestyle VST host software for Windows and Mac.

In Studio — Split, layer and combine your VST instruments and FX to explore vast new sound design possibilities. Quickly organise and access your VST collection via the visual Plugin Browser.

On Stage — Transform your laptop into a powerful keyboard workstation. Perform with Macro Controls, and navigate your set mouse-free with the Snapshot list.

Changes in Freestyle v0.9517

  • Missing / moved plugins are now resolved by ID (e.g. when loading preset saved on different computer).
  • Making MIDI assignments could crash / get lost.
  • Possible crash when adding layers.
  • ‘Reset’ deleted all channels on mixer (now resets parameters).
  • Recall snapshots could mess up snapshot panel or whole UI.

Freestyle for Windows and Mac (Standalone/VST/AU) is available for purchase 99 EUR during the public beta stage (regular 129 EUR). A demo version is available for download.

More information: New Sonic Arts