Cycling '74 has announced v. 1.5 of JazzMutant Lemur, a hardware controller that can now control DAWs such as Apple Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Ableton Live, and Steinberg Cubase. The update also features an LCD touchscreen and an improved JazzEditor. Registered users of JazzMutant Lemur can download the update from Cycling '74's Web site.
D16 Group has released the Universal Binary version of the Phoscyon ($118.71) virtual analog synthesizer, which offers improved performance, storage for internal patterns within the host project, bug fixes, and more. Get the demo here.
The Musicrow Group has released v. 1.4 of Crow Gold Pack for Native Instruments Reaktor 5 ($119). The updated version features 8 new ensembles, including the Green Tape analog tape-recorder emulator and the Magician multi-tap delay, for a grand total of 32 ensembles.
PowerFX has released UK Grime ($49), a sound library with 435 string, ethnic, and FX loops in Acid and WAV formats.
SoundToys Inc. has announced the Preset Expander Series, a free set of preset collections that you can download at SoundToys' Web site.
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The latest Special Report, sponsored by Primera, offers mastering tips for the personal studio. Read about it here.