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Bitwig Spectral Suite Add-on Now Available

The first add-on product for Bitwig Studio: Spectral Suite is here! This new bundle includes four audio FX devices designed to take your mixing and sound design to the next level.

See the New Roland V-DRUM Kit Updates

Roland has introduced new versions of its V-Drums kits: the TD17KVX2, TD17KV2, TD27KV2, VAD307, VAD504 and VAD507. And there's a great V-Drums course to help you get the most out of your V-Drum kit!

reFX Releases Nexus 4.5

The long-awaited Nexus 4.5 update is here! This free update (for Nexus 4 customers) brings new Routing page, Generator and Layer Inspectors, Black Hole FX, new sounds and more.

Native Instruments releases KOMPLETE 14, KONTAKT 7, and CHOIR: OMNIA

KOMPLETE's biggest update yet features 60 newly included instruments, effects, and Expansions, plus iZotope's mastering tool Ozone 10 Standard and additions from Plugin Alliance and Brainworx.

Ableton releases free Live 11.2 update

Ableton Live users with a Live 11 license can now download the free Live 11.2 update. The new new version features improvements to the Reverb device, AUv3 support, and more.

Spectrasonics releases FREE UPDATE to Keyscape, Omnisphere and Trilian

How many times have you been in the perfect "flow state" of musical inspiration, only to lose your idea after dealing with all the setup required to record and capture the moment?

Softube announces Logic Pro control surface support for Console 1 Mixing System

Good news for Logic users! The revolutionary and award-winning Console 1 Mixing System from Softube now seamlessly integrates with Apple Logic Pro.

Discover the new iOS 16 features

After 3 months of beta testing, iOS 16 is now officially released, and it brings some big changes to the way you use your iPhone! Discover all the new features with tech expert Matt Vanacoro.

Modalics releases Beat Scholar

Beat Scholar presents an entirely new way to compose rhythm. Using the concept of "pizzas" and "slices", Beat Scholar makes it easy to create interesting beats and unique rhythmic subdivisions.

Roland TR8S/TR6S firmware update brings new FM drums, new FX and more!

It's great to see that Roland is still dedicated to the TR-8S (first released in 2018). Roland just released a new 2.5 firmware update for it, as well a 1.5 update for the newer TR-6S.

Arturia releases Dist COLDFIRE

Arturia is back with a new FX plugin: Dist COLDFIRE, a dual-engine distortion effect that goes from rich tube saturation to unrestrained sonic destruction in a few clicks!

Baby Audio releases IHNY-2 Punchy Parallel Compressor

Baby Audio turns 3 today and they're celebrating with a major revamp of the plugin that started it all: the IHNY (I Heart NY) Parallel Compressor.

Get AmpliTube Nu-Tron III Free!

IK Multimedia is giving away AmpliTube Nu-Tron III to all new and existing AmpliTube 5 users (including the free Custom Shop version) through August 31, 2022.


UVI release Mission 6, a new instrument inspired by an epic 16-voice analog polysynth, the Andromeda A6. Mission 6 is available now with special intro pricing.

Recreate the sound of 3 guitar legends "in the box"

Want to recreate the guitar sounds of U2, The Police and Pink Floyd right in your DAW using only plugins? Check out this new AskVideo Guitar Production course...