MOTU compatibility with Windows 7

Windows 7 has been available for a while now as the pre-installed OS on various new PCs, but the official ship date for accross-the-board availability is October 22. MOTU has worked closely with Microsoft to ensure a smooth transition for your MOTU products when you make the move to Windows 7.

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Are you ready to tame Snow Leopard?

Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard is due to ship on August 28th. To prepare for this major OS release, MOTU has worked closely with Apple to ensure a smooth transition for your MOTU products when you make the move to Snow Leopard. In most cases, current versions of your MOTU software have already been made forward-compatible with Snow Leopard, including support for Mac OS X's latest advances in multi-threading and multi-processor operation. In other cases, MOTU software updates or driver updates are now (or soon to be) available to tame the new Snow Leopard in your Mac.

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Classic drum machine sounds for BPM: Beat Box Anthology

BPM has quickly established itself as the ultimate virtual beat box. Now you can add the ultimate library of classic beat box sounds from the 70's, 80's and 90's. Introducing Beat Box Anthology, the latest UVI Soundcard designed specifically for BPM with hundreds of native BPM kits, patterns and loops. Adding Beat Box Anthology to your BPM sound set is like adding dozens of classic drum machines to your studio.

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New phase and polarity tools for mk3 interface owners

CueMix FX has been updated yet again with two new visual diagnostic tools for stereo audio signals: an X-Y Plot and a Phase Analysis. These real time displays join three other recently introduced tools (the FFT, Spectrogram and Oscilloscope) for a total of five powerful new features now available as a free download for all owners of mk3 FireWire audio interface products. Phase and polarity are critical elements of any stereo mix or multi-mic recording session. Find out how you can improve your sound with these advanced, yet easy-to-use tools.

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An exciting new soundcard for BPM and MachFive: Jazzistic

Ultimate Sound Bank has just released Jazzistic, the first add-on soundcard designed specifically for BPM and MachFive. Jazzistic gives you complete access to BPM-compatible kits, patterns, loops and individual sounds, just like BPM's included library. You'll find authentic sounds and instruments entirely dedicated to the artistry of jazz music: drums, double bass, jazz guitar and electric keyboards.

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BPM 1.02 is now shipping with more new features

BPM version 1.02 is now available as a free, downloadable update for all registered BPM users. Version 1.02 introduces more new features, including Step Sequencer shortcuts and abilities, MIDI beat clock sync, MIDI modulation, expanded Metronome controls, and One Shot pads.

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Meet your new oscilloscope

If you own a "mk3" MOTU FireWire audio interface, you also now own a powerful oscilloscope, which graphs the amplitude of an audio signal in real time. This allows you to see audio waveforms dynamically, rather than in the frozen state we usually see them as recorded audio. But how can you put an oscilloscope to good use in your day-to-day recording and music-making activity? Watch the new CueMix FX Oscilloscope movie to find out.

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New audio signal analysis features for "mk3" interface users

A new software update is now available as a free download for all owners of MOTU "mk3" FireWire audio interfaces. This new software installer package includes an updated version of CueMix FX, the cross-platform software application that gives users graphic, on-screen access to the many mixing and processing features in their mk3 interface. The CueMix FX software update provides three new advanced diagnostic tools for visual analysis of individual audio signals and entire mixes: a real-time FFT graph, a Spectrogram “waferfall” display, and an Oscilloscope. This CueMix FX software update enables these new tools for owners of all currently shipping MOTU “mk3” FireWire audio interfaces, including the 828mk3, 896mk3, UltraLite-mk3 and Traveler-mk3.

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BPM version 1.01 is now shipping with significant new features

BPM version 1.01 is now available as a free, downloadable update for all registered BPM users. This is not just a "maintenance update". Version 1.01 is loaded with significant new features, including the ability create slices in audio files that don't have them yet, plus the ability to drag and drop slice loops onto a pad bank to automatically load loop slices into the pads.

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