Arturia has announced that Prophet V, its reproduction of the Prophet 5 and the Prophet VS hardware synths, has been updated to version 2.0.
The main improvements are:
- Arturia's preset navigation system, called SoundMap.
- New Syncrosoft copy protection.
- MIDI RPN "pitch bend range" message is now recognized.
- Ability to use NRPN MIDI messages for automation.
- Fresh batch of presets made by a selection of top sound designers.
- Presets now respond to modulation wheel.
- Double click on joystick resets to center position.
- Lower CPU utilization on Mac OS X.
- Better Audio Unit compatibility (Digital Performer most notably).
- Better handling of control surfaces while changing preset.
- Better mouse response of Audio Unit version.
- Windows 7/Snow Leopard officially supported.
- Vista/Windows 7 compatibility no longer requires UAC deactivation.
- Numerous bug fixes.
The upgrade is free for all registered users.