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Updates to Spectrasonics Instruments Add Windows RTAS Support

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Thursday January 1, 2004

July 13, 2004

Spectrasonics has released new updates of their virtual instrument
plug-ins Trilogy, Stylus and Atmosphere, providing compatibility for the
Windows version of Digidesign's RTAS plug-in format. The updates for Atmosphere
and Trilogy also include include syncable LFOs. The plug-ins are available
for registered owners as a free download from the Spectrasonics website, and
now support all native Pro Tools formats on both Mac and Windows.

Digidesign Pro Tools users on the Windows platform will now enjoy simple and
easy integration and use of Spectrasonics plug-ins using the standard RTAS
and HTDM formats. The three Spectrasonics plug-ins work with the Mac OS OS9
and OSX RTAS standards as well. The new versions, Trilogy 1.2, Atmosphere 1.2
and Stylus 1.1, also include several software code fixes adding more stability
and compatibility for Macintosh OS X and Windows computers.

The Trilogy and Atmosphere updates have also added new syncable LFOs, allowing
host programs such as Pro Tools, Cubase SX, Digital Performer, Garage Band
or Logic to send tempo information to the plug-in and have the LFO rate "locked" to
the feel of the music. Pulsing effects, auto-panning, and rhythmic percussive
effects all synced to the host's tempo, for example, can be easily created
with these new versions.

Summary of Update Features:

All three plug-in updates are free to registered owners and can be downloaded
from the Spectrasonics website.

For more information, visit their web site at

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