MuTools Releases Mu.Lab 3

MuTools has released Mu.Lab 3 – an “alternative, hi-quality music application for Mac OSX and Windows”.

New in MU.LAB 3

  • Function shortcuts: Map a key or MIDI event to almost any function!
  • Step Recorder
  • Integrated virtual MIDI keyboard
  • Super comfortable editor zooming & scrolling
  • Finetuned mouse tools
  • Composition Sub Tracks
  • Compressor Module
  • MIDI Clock Out
  • “Open Recent”
  • Relative audio file paths -> easy to move sessions to another system
  • Line tool for velocity beams
  • Improved sequence loop system
  • Improved modular system
  • Comfortable library system
  • Support for recording multiple event sources at once
  • Logical Event Selector
  • Improved VST plug-in editors
  • Finetuned ASIO and VST engines
  • Many user comfort add-ons and workflow enhancements
  • Windows: Supports stereo MME output so no need to install ASIO4ALL first
  • Comes in 3 versions: MU.LAB FREE, MU.LAB XT and MU.LAB UL

MU.LAB 3 comes in 3 versions: MU.LAB FREE, MU.LAB XT and MU.LAB UL. The table below explains the differences:

MU.LAB
FREE
MU.LAB XT MU.LAB UL
Number of Audio Ins/Outs 2/2 2/2 32/32
Number of MIDI Ins/Outs 1/1 1/1 8/8
Tracks per Composition (*) 4 8 Unlimited
VST plug-ins in database 8 16 Unlimited
Able to mixdown in 32 bit No No Yes
MultiChannel ReWire No No Yes
Function Shortcuts 16 32 Unlimited
Free updates for MU.LAB 3.x Yes Yes
Free update to MU.LAB 4 No Yes
Price 0 EUR 25 EUR 75 EUR

Besides these differences, all MU.LAB versions work in exactly the same way, and so these docs apply to all versions.

MU.LAB Key Features

  • Create, record, edit and play audio & MIDI
  • Flexible routing of audio & MIDI
  • Integrated hi-quality synths, samplers and effects
  • Supports VST plug-ins, both audio & MIDI
  • ReWire Master
  • Hi-quality audio engine
  • Sample accurate sequencing
  • Easy workflow
  • Modular architecture
  • Available on Mac OSX and Windows
  • Can be used from a USB memory stick

2 thoughts on “MuTools Releases Mu.Lab 3

  1. Now this looks interesting!

    It even has a free version, supports rewire and has an installation procedure which is very refreshing to see (it doesn't have any ;-)).

    I'm going to check up on this and see how well my Live environment "rewires" with this. Thanks for the link!

  2. Now this looks interesting!

    It even has a free version, supports rewire and has an installation procedure which is very refreshing to see (it doesn't have any ;-)).

    I'm going to check up on this and see how well my Live environment "rewires" with this. Thanks for the link!

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