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Diva 1.3.1 Hotfix Update

Dear Diva Users

Unfortunately we forgot to take out a beta expiration check from our Diva 1.3 development. So from today (January 11th) Diva 1.3.0 and recent betas show "this demo expired" on top of its normal use interface.

We're very sorry for this glitch. Fixed versions for Mac and Windows are now available:

Diva 1.3.1 Win (rev 2165)

Diva 1.3.1 Mac (rev 2165)

As always, just download and install over your existing version. This fixes the glitch. It also brings back preset navigation with cursor keys, GUI updates when changing presets in AAX and a few other fixes that happend during recent weeks.

Thanks for your understanding,

- Urs & team

Zebra's 10th anniversary!

It was December 2003 when Zebra 1.0 was released, and we're celebrating this anniversary with

  • a new Distortion module
  • Howard's anniversary soundset
  • AAX support for Pro Tools 10 & 11

- all packaged nicely in a free upgrade to Version 2.7!

Read more: Zebra's 10th anniversary!

Diva 1.3

This free update expands Diva's sonic palette with the most requested modules since Diva's introduction two years ago:

  • The Uhbie, a filter modeled after a famous analogue multimode VCF. Our take on this morphs from lowpass to highpass via your choice of notch or bandpass.
  • The Digital Osc, a dual oscillator with a flexible feature set reminiscent of the synthesizer that started the hardware VA revolution in the 90ies. Not only have we covered its typical waveforms such as the original Super Saw, Feedback and TriangleMod, we even gave both oscillators the full feature set! (we also sneaked in a high quality mode with less aliasing)
  • An Arpeggiator! - Not to be mistaken with the recent crop of sequencers that also arpeggiate, this one pays tribute to good old analogue style arpeggiators, including some of the lesser known modes such as the "Leap" mode found in rare monophonic synths.

Further improvements include:

  • 60 new factory presets using the new modules
  • AAX support for Pro Tools 10/11!
  • vastly accelerated GUI opening
  • many little niggles fixed

To get this, just download from Diva's website or right here:

Diva 1.3 AAX/VST/VST3 for Windows
Diva 1.3 AAX/AU/VST/VST3 for Mac

Note: As always with our software, you can download and install over the previous version. You don't need to log into your account or re-register - simply follow the instructions in the manual.

Enjoy,

Urs & team

Satin 1.1

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Satin 1.1

We have released an updated version of our SATIN Tape Machine. Apart from a few bugfixes, version 1.1 offers several improvements including a wider range of tape speeds, an automatic mute function for hiss/asperity, and an improved wow & flutter function. The update is free for owners of version 1.0, and is ready for download from here

Note: As always with our software, you can download and install over the previous version. You don't need to log into your account or re-register - simply follow the instructions in the manual.

Enjoy,

Urs & team

Satin is Out!

We took a journey back to the Golden Age of magnetic tape recording. We wanted to recreate all kinds of tape machines in software, from the ground up. After many months spent on research, measurement and on developing an architecture that would be flexible enough for the job, we knew we had nailed it...

It'll be $89 USD (+ VAT in EU) until October 7th 2013, then $129 USD

Everything else is on Satin's product page

Enjoy,

Urs & team


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