NAMM 2017 News: BITWIG announced Bitwig Studio 2

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NAMM 2017 is not yet started but another company just announced a great news. BITWIG, the Berlin based developer announced Bitwig Studio 2, a major upgrade of Bitwig Studio. Bitwig Studio 2 will coming with a lot of new features, workflow enhancements and a new optimised GUI. Really looking forward to see all the new features in this version. 

If you buy now Bitwig Studio 1, the upgrade to version 2 is free of charge. 

Available here: Bitwig Studio

Released back in 2014, Bitwig Studio 1 was the first music production software to combine linear and non-linear sequencing on Windows, macOS and Linux. Combining cutting edge technologies like plug-in crash protection and a highly flexible user interface, alongside a lightning fast workflow experience for keyboard, mouse and touch screens, Bitwig Studio has attracted a large and steadily growing user base all over the world.

While constantly refining and improving version 1, we’ve been focused on making Bitwig Studio 2 one of the most innovative music creation software solutions available. Today we’re proud to announce that we’ve reached the next big milestone on our journey: Bitwig Studio 2 is very close to completion, and we’re excited to share some details with you.

Before public release, we’ll be submitting the beta version to a round of rigorous testing – and that phase starts now. Bitwig Studio license holders can apply for a beta license here.
The planned release date for Bitwig Studio 2 is February 28th, 2017.

Summary of the new features:
  • A universe of modulators – introducing a new modulation paradigm 

New Devices 
  • New Spectrum Analyzer
  • New Phaser
  • New Pitch Shifter
  • New Treemonster (Organic zero-crossing amplitude controlled ring modulator with a life of its own) 
  • Multi-Note (Chorder Device) 
  • Note Harmonizer
  • Note Length 
  • Note Echo
  • Note Latch
  • Note Velocity 

Better Hardware Integration 
  • Midi CC 
  • Midi Program Change
  • HW Clock out 
  • HW CV Instrument 
  • HW CV Out
  • Midi Timecode 

Device updates
  • Updated version of the Polysynth 
  • Remote controls 
  • Dynamic displays everywhere 
  • Fades and Crossfades
  • VST3 Support 
  • Smart Tool switching and improved Editor workflow 
  • Dashboard 
  • New Notifications System 
  • New Menu System

The upgrade from Bitwig Studio 1 to Bitwig Studio 2 is priced at 159 EUR / 169 USDBitwig Studio 2 is coming February 28th, 2017, and will be priced at 379 EUR / 399 USD.The upgrade is free for anyone who purchased Bitwig Studio 1 on, or after, December 10th, 2016.

Available here: Bitwig Studio

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