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Steinberg Releases VST Connect Pro
Software allows remote multitrack recording of audio and MIDI 14/11/13
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Steinberg has announced the release of VST Connect Pro for remote multitrack recording of audio and MIDI in premium sound quality.
Frank Simmerlein, marketing director at Steinberg, told us "With VST Connect Pro, we're convinced to be revolutionizing the way producers and musicians work together. In fact, the technology behind VST Connect delivers completely new approaches to producing music, triggering and recording instruments remotely, and cooperating with musicians and clients at a distance."
VST Connect Pro offers encrypted transfer of real-time recordings through the internet and local area networks. While delivering immediate stereo recordings, up to 16 audio tracks are recorded in the background in uncompressed, high resolution.
Compatible with Cubase 7, VST Connect Pro establishes a peer-to-peer connection with the free client-side application, VST Connect Performer. During remote recording sessions, users of both software applications can adjust the cue mix and talkback levels, as well as communicate via video link.
With the release of VST Connect Pro, Steinberg also introduces Studio Pass, the free iOS app for VST Connect that lets users dial into the recording session with an iPhone or iPad.
Features at a glance
Collaborate with other musicians and producers around the world
Peer-to-peer solution with sample accurate sync
MIDI support for sending and receiving MIDI data to your recording counterpart
Encrypted transfer for secure exchange of important audio material
Multi-channel support for remote recording of up to 16 channels
Up to 192 kHz audio support with downstream transfer of large-scale uncompressed audio files
Cue mix section for optimal recording environment
LAN support for connections in your local network
VST 3 support for recording VST instruments via peer-to-peer connection
Free download client-side application with full remote control of session settings by the session administrator
Pricing and Availability: VST Connect Pro is available as of today through the Steinberg Online Shop. The suggested retail price is 199 euros, including German VAT.
Studio Pass for VST Connect Pro is soon available as free App Store download on iTunes.