McDSP has released AAX DSP and AAX Native support for select McDSP plug-ins. The McDSP AAX versions are a free update to McDSP v5 customers. They have been configured to take advantage of the processing power within the new Avid HDX hardware. HDX owners will see gains in headroom and efficiency while Native users will see improvements with the latest multi-core processors.
The following v5 plug-ins are now available with AAX DSP and AAX Native support:
- Analog Channel.
- 6030 Ultimate Compressor.
- 4020 Retro EQ.
- 4030 Retro Compressor.
- 4040 Retro Limiter.
McDSP v5 includes support for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 along with Intel-Mac systems running Mac OS 10.5.x (Leopard), 10.6.x (Snow Leopard), 10.7.x (Lion), and 10.8.x (Mountain Lion). The AAX format is only supported in Pro Tools 10.2 and later versions, on Mac OS X 10.7.4 and later versions, and Windows 7.