Digital Performer 9.5 is now shipping

Digital Performer version 9.5 is now shipping and introduces ZTX PRO™ technology: cutting-edge audio time-stretching and pitch-shifting DSP developed and refined through years of advanced R&D by the renowned engineering team at Zynaptiq GmbH (zynaptiq.com).

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Introducing three new audio interfaces: the M64, 8D and LP32

MOTU is now shipping three new audio interfaces with complementary digital audio I/O configurations, flexible routing, stand-alone mixing, AVB-TSN networking and connectivity to a host computer through class compliant, high-speed USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). All three units share the same advanced features as MOTU's other latest-generation interfaces, including proven, ultra low-latency USB drivers, flexible internal routing, 48-channel mixing, DSP effects and Wi-Fi control.

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Introducing two new audio interfaces: the 624 and 8A

MOTU is now shipping the 624 and 8A, two portable audio interfaces with Thunderbolt and USB3 connectivity for Mac and Windows. As their names imply, the 624 and 8A are half-rack counterparts to MOTU's award-winning, flagship 1248 and 16A interfaces. But make no mistake, these two compact versions pack serious punch when it comes to superb analog audio quality and advanced features.

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Introducing the UltraLite-mk4

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, MOTU's award-winning UltraLite audio interface lineup has a new family member: the all-new UltraLite-mk4, with 18 inputs and 22 outputs for a total of 40 simultaneous I/O channels. With exceptional analog audio quality, DSP mixing, wireless control and new optimized low-latency drivers, the UltraLite-mk4 is sure to become another MOTU classic.

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MOTU and OS X Sierra

Apple released OS X® Sierra (version 10.12) today. MOTU has worked with Apple to ensure current MOTU products are compatible with OS X Sierra, and to provide a smooth transition for your MOTU products when you upgrade to OS X Sierra.

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Digital Performer 9.1 is now shipping

Summer is sizzling and so is Digital Performer 9.1, now shipping as a free update for all DP9 owners. If you don't own DP yet, you can run the free download as a 30-day trial version. The 9.1 release introduces two new plug-ins, significant performance optimizations and dozens of workflow enhancements.

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On tour with Digital Performer

Greg Rule is a former Keyboard magazine editor who transitioned to a career on the road ten years ago. Over the past decade, he has toured with the Eagles, Michael Jackson (Cirque du Soleil), Van Halen and others. He’s currently on tour with Foreigner. Through it all, Greg has relied on Digital Performer and MOTU hardware, day in and day out, in a high-pressure backstage world where his backline computer rig connects intimately with the artists and band members on stage, where failure is simply not an option, and where sheer panic is never more than a split second away. In his own words below, Greg shares how his MOTU gear has helped him achieve success over ten years of live touring.

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MOTU announces Windows Thunderbolt support at Musikmesse 2016

Musikmesse 2016 is in the books. This major European trade show in Frankfurt, Germany featured a completely new layout in Halls 8 through 11, lots of walking for show-goers and open doors to the public all four days. The MOTU booth buzzed with in-depth demos, live music performances recorded on-the-fly into Digital Performer and a significant product announcement for MOTU hardware users.

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Major firmware update adds new features and groundbreaking connectivity

Firmware update 1.2.5 is now available for the 1248, 8M, 16A and other latest-generation MOTU audio interfaces, including the UltraLite AVB. A free download that's easy to install, this major firmware upgrade offers significant new features, including another industry first for MOTU and a milestone for pro audio: a whole new way to connect an audio interface to a Mac.

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