Audio Ease has announced the forthcoming release of a Windows version of Altiverb, the convolution reverb, in VST and RTAS plug-in formats. The new version will be available before March 31st 2006 as a free download for current owners of Altiverb version 5 for Mac OS X. It will be shown at Frankfurt Musikmesse, Hall 5.1, stand d98b. The suggested retail price is $595.
The Windows release kicks off a series of Altiverb format additions slated for 2006: a version that runs on the Digidesign TDM chips will see light, Pro Tools 7 optimized RTAS versions will be released, and of course Intel-Mac compatibility is in the making as well.