Korg has announced that Gadget For Mac – an OS X version of its virtual studio for iOS – will be available Feb 28, 2017, with an intro price of US $199.
The Mac virtual studio follows in the footsteps of virtual-studio style DAWs like Propellerhead Reason, except that Korg’s virtual instruments can not only be used within its virtual studio, but also within third-party DAWs. The Mac version comes with the complete Gadget Plug-In Collection, a set of plug-ins in AU, VST and AAX formats.
With KORG Gadget, you can use the Mac version at home and the iOS version when you are mobile, with a ‘seamless workflow’, according to KORG.
- Gadget collection includes all of the more than 30 gadgets.
- Designed for intuitive and simple operation
- Takes advantage of the large screen with a single-window four-split (divided in four) screen design.
- Supports AU, VST, AAX, and NKS (planned).
- Two new gadgets provide long-awaited audio recording.
- A new powerful drum gadget with 16 pads.
- Supports Allihoopa, Ableton Link, and Bluetooth MIDI.
- Seamless connection between KORG Gadget for iOS and KORG Gadget for Mac
In addition to Gadget for Mac, KORG has announced that Gadget for iOS version 3 will also be available February 28 and will also get Audio Track recording and playback.
Pricing and Availability
KORG Gadget for Mac will be available February 28, 2017, with an intro price of US $199 (normally $299). See the KORG site for details.