Paragon Backup and Recovery 16 is Free Until November

I have always been a big supporter of keeping system images through the Windows install process as well as before doing any updates. Windows system updates for example can occasionally go bad. Installing new software is always risky (ILOK...). Occasionally everything goes well but the new software is buggy or has a bug that you are not going to live with. Imaging is the easiest way to keep safety backups of your system.

Continue reading

Spectrasonics Announce Keyscape™ – Collector Keyboards

KEYSCAPE™ is an extraordinary new virtual instrument featuring the largest selection of collector keyboards in the world. Ten years in the making, each of these rare, sought-after keyboards were carefully restored and then deeply multisampled by the renowned Spectrasonics Sound Development Team. These compelling and highly expressive sounds will inspire you to PLAY!

Continue reading
Windows 10 Telemetry and Data Collecting

Windows Data Collecting And Phone Home Features

Windows 10 has been a full public release now for over a year. Its biggest complaints seem to be about its heavy handed security model and intrusiveness. This seems to have been slowly ramping up more and more in every Windows release. These telemetry and data collecting features ARE present in Windows 7-8, but its not nearly as intrusive and baked in the OS.

Continue reading

Fxpansion Acquired By ROLI

News has just been posted that Fxpansion have been acquired by keyboard innovators ROLI, In their statement Fxpansion say:

We’re thrilled to announce that FXpansion has been acquired by ROLI, a fellow leader in music technology innovation — and the company behind the Seaboard, the multidimensionally expressive instrument acclaimed as “the future of the keyboard”.

Continue reading

Sound Radix Announce Surfer EQ 2

SURFEREQ is a ground-breaking pitch-tracking equalizer plug-in that tracks a monophonic instrument or vocal and moves the selected bands with the music.

Synthesizer filters can track the pitch to maintain the timbre of the sound throughout the instrument's voices. However, sound equalizers have always been static. While being effective for broad tone-shaping and room resonance correction, standard EQs do a poor job at maintaining the vocal or instrument's timbre as the music changes.
Enter SURFEREQ.

Continue reading
Trasher 12 b2

Trasher 12 Is Finally Updated!

Trasher was created to assist Windows Pro Tools users in a variety of functions. To speed up the process of deleting Dae and Pro Tools prefs, along with the databases for purposes of troubleshooting were the original. More features have been added over time to help with or speed up other processes. Functions like opening Plugin Folders to move plugins or backing up Plugin Settings to move to other computers and drives, as well as backing up and restoring other functions which are common place procedures.

Continue reading
Kazrog Kclip 2

Kazrog KClip 2 Available Now !

Kazrog KClip 2 – the sequel to Kazrog's highly regarded flagship mastering clipper plugin – out now!

KClip is the most transparent way to increase the apparent loudness of your mixes during mastering. KClip isn’t just for mastering, though – in fact, it’s incredibly useful for adding warmth, distortion, or saturation to individual tracks – use it to fatten up drums, bass, synths, guitars, vocals, and more!

Continue reading
Native Access

Native Instruments Introduce Native Access Public Beta

Please note: The purpose of beta testing is to eliminate bugs, crashes, and unstable application behaviour ahead of the official release. As such, you may experience some of these issues while using Native Access during the beta phase. The Native Access beta currently only manages KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects.

Continue reading
Vienna Ensemble Pro 6

Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 Announced – With Introductory Pricing For August 2016

Vienna Ensemble Pro has become the definitive cross-platform network solution in studios and production facilities around the world. This mixing and hosting application enables you to set up a multiple computer network with both Macs and PCs without the need for extra MIDI and audio interfaces – all you need is a simple Ethernet cable! Even when you’re using only one computer, Vienna Ensemble Pro improves your work-flow dramatically, with unique functions such as “Preserve” that keeps all your plug-ins and samples loaded while switching from one project to another – a huge time saver!
Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 is the latest version and comes with a wealth of new features and performance improvements. Please find an overview of all the key features and versions under the Product Comparison menu.

Continue reading