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Version 5 of Altiverb Convolution Reverb Released

Version 5 of Altiverb Convolution Reverb Released


Altiverb 5 is a convolution reverb plug-in for Mac OS X that uses samples of real spaces to create reverb, ranging from Sydney Opera House to the cabin of a fire truck. Altiverb 5 offers an extensive set of parameters, it supports all plug-in formats on the Mac, parameter automation and surround. Altiverb 5 gives you a choice between iLok SmartKey or Challenge/response copy protection, and it lets you sample your own spaces. Audio Ease also releases free impulse responses every few weeks for Altiverb users.

Supported Mac OS X Plug-in formats : HTDM, VST, MAS, RTAS, AudioUnit and added in Altiverb 5: AudioSuite.

Changes in this version include:

  • iLok authorization, or challenge/response
  • New Stage Positioning control allows you to place your source sound anywhere on stage.
  • Four band EQ, taylored for reverb.
  • Internal level meters
  • I/O controlls for front, rear, center bleed and lfe channels.
  • Separate Gains and Delays for Direct, Early Ref and Tail
  • Extensive CPU load control
  • Room Size shifts room modes and resonances.
  • Reverse reverb mode.
  • Internal test samples can be triggered from the Mac's keyboard.
  • VR movies, pictures, statistics, mic layouts etc, in the info screen.
  • Automatable preset switching.
  • Built in presets, user presets.
  • Impulse Responses in unlimited levels.
  • Three band damping

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Altiverb and its downloadable demos are available the company's web site. The Audio Ease on-line store price is US$595.00 for the MAS-VST-RTAS-Audio Unit-AudioSuite bundle. The HTDM-RTAS-MAS-VST-Audio Unit-AudioSuite Bundle costs US$895.00

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