Following the recent launch of Avid Pro Tools 11, AIR Music Technology has released an updated and expanded AIR Instrument Expansion Pack. The new Instrument Expansion Pack offers compatibility with the latest Pro Tools AAX format, and includes two of AIR’s latest virtual instruments, Loom and Vacuum Pro, at no additional cost.
The AIR Instrument Expansion Pack contains:
Hybrid 2.0 — High Definition Analog Synth
Velvet 2.0 — Vintage Electric Piano Instrument
Structure 2.0 — Sampler Instrument Workstation
Strike 2.0 — Ultimate Virtual Drummer Instrument
Transfuser 2.0 — Interactive Melodic & Rhythmic Groove Creation Instrument
Loom 1.0.1 — Modular Additive Synthesizer (NEW)
Vacuum Pro 1.0.1 — Polyphonic Analogue Tube Synthesizer (NEW)
iZotope has announced that Nectar 2, the next version of their vocal processing plug-in, will be released next month (October 2013).
With Nectar 2, users can add character to tracks with modeled plate reverb, harmonic saturation, and new creative effects. Stay in tune, remove distracting breaths without the need for audio editing, transform a single vocal take into a harmonized ensemble, and much more.
Nectar 2 Features Include: Continue reading
Sonivox has announced full support of the new AAX plug-in format for Avid Pro Tools 11 with the latest releases of six software instruments.
Pro Tools 11 is the latest version of the music and audio production platform. In addition to a new 64-bit architecture, Pro Tools 11 makes full use of the Avid Audio eXtension (AAX) plug-in format. Sonivox has created enhanced versions of six of its software programs that will take full advantage of both the AAX format and Pro Tools 11.
The software instruments that support the AAX plug-in format include: Continue reading
Spectrasonics today released AAX Public Beta versions of its three virtual instruments – Omnisphere, Trilian and Stylus RMX – for Avid’s new Pro Tools 11. Registered users of the Spectrasonics instruments can log into their user accounts to download the Public Beta versions.
The new versions are available at no charge to registered users to test with the new 64-bit version of Pro Tools. Omnisphere, Trilian and Stylus RMX are all native 64-bit software instruments, designed to work with Pro Tools 11 on both OS X and Windows. Continue reading
This week, McDSP announced the release of 64-bit AAX plug-ins (Native and DSP) for Pro Tools 11. This release is a Mac-only release, requires the iLok2, and is a free upgrade for McDSP v5 customers.
A 64-bit Windows release will be coming shortly. McDSP customers not using v5 can upgrade their McDSP plug-ins at www.mcdsp.com.
Arturia has announced the availability of their AAX Updater, which supports Avid?s advanced AAX plug-in format favored by Pro Tools 11.
In Pro Tools 10, Arturia instrument users could run RTAS versions of their plug-ins. With Pro Tools 11, Avid has dropped RTAS support in favor of AAX. Users now have to update their plug-ins to include the new AAX format.
That’s where the AAX Updater comes in – in will update installed Arturia software instruments to run as 64-bit AAX plug-ins in Pro Tools 11. Continue reading