Soundtoys VST3 beta (with M1+M2) arrives – here’s a round-up of sound design tips and tricks

Soundtoys VST3 public beta is here, for both macOS and Windows but crucially with Apple Silicon VST3 support on the Mac. And since I use their stuff an embarrassing amount of the time, let’s round up some tips.

Live 11.2 public beta: AUv3 support for plug-ins across iOS and Mac, refreshed Reverb, more

Ableton Live 11.2 has hit public beta. You get AUv3 support – which means your iPad effects and instruments may have just gotten way more useful – and improvements to Reverb and more. Let’s dig in (and compare the 11.2 Reverb to the one available since the Cretaceous period).

Peter Kirn - June 1, 2022

PatchXR creator tool, for building complete musical worlds in VR, opens sign-ups for beta

Patch we’ve seen already to be an unparalleled tool for building interactive musical instruments and complete immersive worlds in VR. Now it’s nearing beta release, with a sign-up for closed access immediately.

Peter Kirn - January 31, 2022

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