The update for Native Instruments Kontakt Version 1.5.2 (Mac/Win) is now available for registered Kontakt 1.5 users. This update adds new features, such as multi-dimensional controllers, inverter modules for pan and phase, exclusive poly mute groups, and a batch converter for Giga samples. Also included are numerous enhancements and bug fixes.
For more information, visit www.native-instruments.com. Check out the EM review of Kontakt 1.1 by clicking here.
In related news, Stanton Magnetics and Native Instruments have announced that Traktor FinalScratch 1.5.1 is now optimized for use with Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther). A major new feature is the Key Correct
function, which allows DJs to change the tempo of a track while preserving the track's original pitch. Customers who bought a FinalScratch system after January 1, 2004 can download the update for free or receive an update CD at a discounted price. For more information, visit FinalScratch.com. (www.FinalScratch.com)