The first prototypes of Macs running Apple Silicon are now out in the wild, and speed tests are starting to appear that suggest that performance worries may be overblown.… Read More iMacs Running Apple Silicon In Emulation Mode May Beat Your Intel MacBook Pro
Sinevibes has introduced Whirl, an macOS AU plugin, designed to create ‘barber-pole’ phaser effects., that go endlessly upwards or downwards.… Read More Sinevibes Whirl Creates ‘Barber-Pole’ Infinite Phaser Effects
Image Line today introduced FL Studio 20 for Windows and – for the first time – for Mac (native). … Read More FL Studio 20 Now Available For Mac (Native) & Windows
Developer Jakob Penca has introduced SDS Drop for OS X – a utility that’s designed to make sample transfers to your Elektron Analog Rytm drum machine ‘a breeze’. To use, you drag & drop your files onto the drum pads, and the app takes care of the rest. Samples are loaded into the current Rytm project and… Read More SDS Drop Streamlines Sample Transfer For Elektron Analog Rytm
Cockos has released Reaper 5, its multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment for Windows and Mac. New in Reaper 5: FX:VST3 support, sample-accurate automation for VST3 and JSFX, FX browser improvements. ReaScript:API and scripting improvements, including a built-in development environment for creating and debugging scripts in LUA, EEL, or Python.… Read More Cockos Reaper 5 Now Available – Here’s What’s New
Roland has released the Aira Modular Customizers App, a free app for Android, iOS, Mac & Windows that lets you customize the way its four Aira Eurorack effects modules work.
Audiofile Engineering has released Loop Editor 2 – a is powerful Mac music loop editing tool for musicians and engineers that they describe as “the perfect replacement for Apple Loops Utility”. Loop Editor 2 supports all audio file formats that support loop points: AIFF Apple Loops, compressed & uncompressed CAF (AIFF, AAC & Apple Lossless) Apple… Read More Loop Editor 2 ‘The Perfect Replacement For Apple Loops Utility’
Synapse Audio Software has released Dune 2, a software synthesizer for Mac & Windows. Dune 2 is a new synthesizer, rewritten from scratch, with the goal to provide higher sound quality and allow for an even wider range of sounds than its predecessor. Features: VA, Wavetable and FM Synthesis Two oscillator stacks with 32 oscillators each… Read More Dune 2 Synthesizer Offers Up To 520 Oscillators Per Note
Anarchy Effects – a free bundle of 5 audio plugins, previously available only for Windows – is now available for both Mac & Windows. The effects each do a different form of frequency domain processing. Here’s what’s included in the free bundle:
iFixit has done a teardown of the new Apple Mac Pro, and gives it high marks (8 out of 10) for repairability and ease of upgrading.