26th March 2007
Modartt has announced the imminent release of Pianoteq 2, a major new version of the modelled piano plug-in, offering a new soundboard model, a vastly improved piano sound and a stand-alone version.
With the newly developed soundboard model, the piano sound is now mature and has a "great acoustic realism" throughout all ranges of the keyboard. With the new "Grand C2" preset, Modartt present a "beautiful" piano that was developed in response to the many suggestions from their customers and beta team.
New feature summary:
- New soundboard model.
- Stand-alone version.
- Microtuning with scala support.
- Lid position (open, half-open, closed).
- Pan slider.
- Key release velocity.
- Midi controllers assignment.
- Smooth adjustment of parameters during play.
- Two strings in the bass.
Pianoteq 2 will be released on April 4th as a free upgrade for all registered owners of version 1.x. Audio demos are available.