CLAP is a new open-source plug-in format from Bitwig, u-he – do we need it, and who will use it?

Bitwig and plug-in maker u-he today are announcing a new plug-in format into beta, dubbed CLAP, for CLever Audio Plug-in API. It’s open and has features missing from the leading proprietary formats – and boasts some significant support at launch. So what will that mean for you?

V Collection 8.2 – Apple M1, faster GUIs, tuning support, and it’s 50% off for Black Friday

It doesn’t cover everything Arturia makes, but the V Collection 8.2 update shows a ton of modernization for their software synths – including tuning support, faster GUIs, faster presets, and for the Mac folks, that all-important M1 native compatibility. That coincides with their Black Friday sale pricing, too. New in this release: M1 native compatibility […]

Peter Kirn - November 25, 2021

OB-Xd 2.0: Open Oberheim-inspired synth for Mac, Windows, Linux adds loads of improvements

discoDSP just released 2.0 of their open-source plug-in inspired by the Oberheim OB-X, with new features, Linux and high-res display support, and more.

Peter Kirn - August 4, 2020

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