Seven new gear models including Jet City amps and an updated Authorization Manager 19/10/11
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IK Multimedia has announced version 3.7 of AmpliTube 3 and AmpliTube Custom Shop. This version is a free update for current users of previous AmpliTube 3 versions and is available now in the User Area on the IK Multimedia web site.
The new version of AmpliTube 3 and AmpliTube Custom Shop sees the addition of Officially Certified Jet City Amplification products, the JCA20H and JCA100H amp heads, as well as two new models of high gain amps, a new cabinet and two new microphone models.
AmpliTube version 3.7 also features a new Authorization Manager that will automatically restore a user's purchases in the new version, plus allows for offline authorization of the AmpliTube Custom Shop products for computers not connected to the Internet. New Gear:
Jet City Amplification JCA20H™ designed by Michael Soldano – a 20-watt single channel all-tube head
Jet City Amplification JCA100H™ designed by Michael Soldano – a 100-watt dual channel all-tube head
German Gain: based on a popular dual channel, dual mode German engineered high gain amplifier head
Bottle 563 based on a vintage bottle tube condenser microphone
TubeVM based on a popular high-end tube condenser microphone
HiAmp: based on a popular British 100 watt dual channel head
HiAmp 4x12 Cabinet based on a popular British 4 x 12" cab
Additional Features in AmpliTube v. 3.7:
Auto-Restore: Now AmpliTube 3 will automatically restore all previously purchased AmpliTube products. Users no longer have to manually "restore gear" in the Custom shop when switching from previous versions.
Offline Authorization: When using computers that are not connected to the Internet, the new Authorization manager features an offline procedure to unlock Custom Shop gear models.
Now compatible with Lion, OSX 10.7.
Other improvements include a fix for the proper use of touch automation in host DAWs and an issue that was corrupting the default gear models preset.
About the AmpliTube Custom Shop:
The AmpliTube Custom Shop is the best way to try and buy gear 24/7 from the comfort of your own studio. It is a new plug-in and standalone platform that allows players to purchase gear one piece at a time, as they need it. Plus, players can demo fully functioning gear for a period of two days, making AmpliTube Custom Shop the ultimate "try before you buy" experience. AmpliTube with the included online Custom Shop is available as a free download from the IK Multimedia web site that comes equipped with 24 pieces of gear. Pricing and Availability:
AmpliTube v. 3.7 is a free update to AmpliTube 3. Registered users are encouraged to download the new version from their user area on the IK Multimedia website. All new gear models are available now in the AmpliTube Custom Shop, the online store that offers a brand new way to try and buy gear models together with an unprecedented distribution and pricing model. Gear models in the Custom Shop are sold using Gear Credits and are priced between 5 and 20 credits each. Credits can be purchased from $1.00 / €0.75 to $0.60 / €0.45 per credit depending on Credit Pack purchased. Gear Credit Packs start as low as $19.99 / €14.99 (for 20 credits) and go up to $299.99 / €224.99 (for 500 credits).