Tone2 Audio has announced an update to its software synthesizer-workstation instrument Electra. Version 2.11 includes VST3 support, a new standalone version and various enhancements.

The award-winning Electra is not only one of the most powerful synthesizers ever – it’s the complete synthesis solution! Explore a vast musical universe of multi-synthesis oscillators, analog filters, chaotic fractals, samples, flexible modulation and an immense sonic range.

Changes in Electra v2.11

  • Added a VST3 version for Mac (M1 native and Intel).
  • Added a standalone version for Mac (M1 native and Intel).
  • Completely new AudioUnit interface.
  • AU and VST3 version display the layer of the automation parameter.
  • The installer of the PC version automatically detects the path of a previous installation to avoid duplicates.
  • The VST3 version now comes with mousewheel support for all DAWs on PC.
  • Many small enhancements.
  • Workarounds for many DAWs which did not resize the VST3 plugin properly.
  • Automation in the VST3 version did not work with parameters that were located behind the 10th slot.
  • Workaround for a bug of Ableton and FL Studio which do not properly stick to the AudioUnit2 standard and did not display the AudioUnit.
  • Workaround for a bug of Reaper which did display automation parameters incorrectly.
  • Compatibility fix for Ableton which did not record the automation of knobs from layer2-4 correctly.

Electra2 is Priced 149 EUR / $169 USD. The update is free for all Electra2 users.

More information: Tone2 Audio