Synapse Audio Orion 8.5

Synapse Audio has announced the releae of Orion 8.5 Public Beta 2, an update to the music production software for Windows.

Orion is a complete virtual studio software, including a powerful pattern-based sequencer, many synthesizers and effects, a mixing desk with sub busses, and multitrack audio recording.

Changes in Orion 8.5 Public Beta 2

  • New: Full Screen Mode (F11).
  • Arpeggiator played wrong notes in some cases, fixed.
  • VST Sidechain input was not memorized, fixed.
  • Time View window did not refresh its title bar, fixed.
  • Cloning channels with FX having sidechains did not clone the sidechain channel, fixed.
  • Clone Cancel button not working, fixed.
  • The VSTi Purity did not show its GUI in Orion, fixed.
  • Last note length used was no longer remembered, fixed.
  • New Reverb could overload at high decay and low HF Damp values, fixed.
  • Recording with Metronome Count-in gave odd results when step recording was active, fixed.
  • Recording in Pattern Mode with Quantize On could yield notes beyond pattern boundary, fixed.
  • Recording in Song Mode with the Arpeggiator turned on did not work, fixed.
  • Transport into the middle of a pattern was not always working properly, fixed.
  • Stereo Pan/Width effect inverted left and right channels, fixed.
  • Pattern size was not updated properly after an Undo operation, fixed.
  • Windows moved outside the visible area (e.g. due to a screen resolution change) can be restored via the View menu.
  • Minor Skin/UI improvements and fixes.

Orion for Windows is available to purchase for $249 USD. The public beta is available to registered Orion 8 users in the service section. This will be the last beta before the final release of Orion 8.5 scheduled for September 2011.

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