MachFive | 3 – the third generation of MOTU’s flagship sampler

September 11, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

MachFive | 3 is available now for Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later and PC for Windows Vista or 7.  MF3 comes in AU, RTAS and VST Plug-In formats  and can be purchased for £395/$565 MSRP.  As an interesting offer from MOTU, MF3 can also be upgraded from a competing product for a discount price of $295 MSRP and as a cross-grade for $179 MSRP.

“Within minutes after you begin using MachFive 3, you’ll appreciate the years of user interface design and engineering that have gone into this 3rd-generation release. From the configurable part list to the full-screen envelope editor, MachFive 3 has been designed to spur your creative muse while delivering state-of-the-art virtual instrument technology in a streamlined, efficient environment. After all, music, sound design, and audio production are creative endeavors that deserve a worthy partner in creativity.”

•    Scripting engine – Instead of guitar presets, you get a guitar player…
•    A universe of sounds – 45 GB of included instruments, loops and phrases
•    Powerful new synth engine – Twelve forms of synthesis that span music history
•    IRCAM Technology.
•    Automation and modulation – Twist, morph, and pulsate.
•    New flexible effects architecture.
•    New filters and effects.
•    Convolution reverb.
•    Enhanced sample library support – Load anything. Directly, with no conversion.
•    Event processors.
•    Preset browsing and searching.
•    LoopLab beat slice editor.
•    Full-screen operation.
•    Unlimited everything – Oscillators, layers, parts, effects — add all you want
•    Oscillator Editor – It’s way more than just a sample editor
•    Mapping Editor – Keygroup mapping so intuitive, you’ll never have to stop and ask for directions
•    Tree Editor
•    List Editor – If you are a list person, this editor is for you
•    Effects Rack – Comprehensive effects processing throughout
•    Performance View – Transform MachFive into the ultimate live performance instrument
•    Mixer – A complete, self-contained mixing environment
•    3rd-generation UVI Engine XT. – Acclaimed worldwide for its sound quality.
•    Multiple outputs. – Submix to 17 stereo output pairs.
•    Disk streaming. – Conserve RAM and quicken load times.
•    Unlimited polyphony. – With ultra-low software latency.

SSL Duende Native Plug-in Collection Released

February 16, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

The Duende Native Plug-in suite is a collection of audio processing tools which bring professional audio quality, sophistication and benchmark performance within reach of all DAW users.

Duende plug-ins provide the superior precision, advanced feature set and legendary tonal characteristics of SSL console products in affordable VST/AU/RTAS* plug-in form. They are quite simply the easiest way to get your hands on professional tools that will help you achieve professional mixes that sound like a record.

More info and 30 day demo download here

Via AUB

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