Arturia has announced another free update to their keyboard anthology. They say that V Collection 8.2 is their most efficient and powerful suite yet, bringing improved compatibility, streamlined performance, and a number of creative enhancements. Here's some of the new features:
Apple M1 compatibility
V Collection's instruments can now run smoothly with native support for Apple's next-generation M1 processors, ensuring flawless performance on the latest macOS machines. Check out our FAQ for more info.
Clavinet V, Stage-73 V, Piano V, and DX7 V now feature microtuning thanks to compatibility with ODDSound's MTS-ESP, a versatile microtuning software utility designed with the help of Aphex Twin.
GUI & animation upgrade
We've upgraded the visual performance of all V Collection instruments using the JUCE 6 framework, meaning our 4K interfaces respond quickly and smoothly, no matter how hard you push them.
Presets from V Collection instrument's factory libraries now load up to 2 x faster, meaning quicker sound switching, easier project navigation, and a smoother creative flow.
Pricing and Availability:
Upgrade is free.
V Collection 8 is currently on offer at 299 Euros
We take a look at the new Multi-channel mix tech
Twice as much synth, 2 octaves more
Force 3.1, RC-505 MKII, Tascam 688
Authentic 90s LA Synthesis action