Includes native Digital Performer support 30/10/01
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Following the success of the SampleTank(r) software Sound Module, Italian music software developer IK Multimedia have announced the new 1.1 MAS version for MOTU Digital Performer(tm).
The new MAS version is a native plug-in which allows for the first time MOTU Digital Performer(tm) users to access a fully integrated sample-based professional sound module, vastly increasing the compositional possibilities of their favourite sequencer.
SampleTank 1.1 MAS offers:
Perfect integration with MOTU Digital Performer(tm)
Up to 450 high-quality multi-sampled banks included (2.5GB of samples)
Huge variety of sounds, including: acoustic and electric basses, brass solo and sections, natural/electronic/analog drum kits, percussion, acoustic and electric guitars, grand/acoustic/electric/synthesized pianos, church and electric organs, ethnic instruments, full orchestra and orchestral elements, string solo and sections, vocal choirs, woods, winds, synthesized basses/leads/pads/effects, dance and ethnic loops
16 multitimbral instruments per module
128 voices polyphony per module
8 separate outputs per module
Unlimited number of modules can be opened (CPU dependant)
32 bit floating point processing
Patented RAM doubling sample play
4 dynamic sound parameters
4 insert effects selectable from among 20 high quality DSP effects
Imports AKAI(r) S1000/S3000 sound format
One-click sound loading
User friendly organization of sounds with multiple folders/multiple HDs
Sound search feature with user-defined categories
Access to a large variety of forthcoming 3rd party sound libraries
"Digital Performer users will truly enjoy the many advantages SampleTank brings to their DP virtual recording studio, especially the massive sound libraries that are now just one click away with no setup hassles", said JimCooper, MOTU Director of Marketing.
"We're excited to support Digital Performer, one of the best and most complete Macintosh sequencing application on the market. The combination between DP and SampleTank will give users an unprecedented level of creative possibilities", said Enrico Iori, CEO of IK Multimedia.
Pricing and Availability
SampleTank(r) 1.1 MAS is available in two versions:
- SampleTank L
Includes 200 top-quality sounds using more than 1.1GB of samples: 42 orchestral sounds, 40 electric sounds, 54 acoustic sounds, 65 electronic synth sounds and loops. Includes AKAI(r) S1000-3000 converter. $279
- SampleTank XL
Includes 450 top-quality sounds using more than 2.5GB of samples: 82 orchestral sounds, 77 electric sounds, 96 acoustic sounds, 199 electronic sounds and loops. Includes AKAI(r) S1000-3000 converter. $499
Current SampleTank users will be able to download the new MAS version for free.
The product will be available for shipping by the end of November 2001.
A demo version of the new SampleTank 1.1 MAS is available as free download here: