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EastWest updates PLAY to v5.0.2 - Adds VST3 Plug-in


EastWest has updated its PLAY software to v5.0.2.

Fixed and added in PLAY Software Update 5.0.2:

  • Added VST3 plugin.
  • Fixed hanging in Logic Pro X when freezing tracks or during office bounce.
  • Fixed "Sound Design" error if no Favorite is set.
  • Fixed cut-off notes from SSD with Sample Cache set to 0.
  • Sample Cache now defaults to 1 for SSD.
  • Fixed sluggish behavior in FL Studio.
  • Fixed WB phrase saving on Windows.
  • Fixed click at start of SD3 loops.
  • Fixed Multi/MPE MIDI channel saving.
  • Fixed pitch shifting in SD3 when changing sample rate.
  • Fixed occasional hanging of the load progress bar.
  • Added 'Locate' button to 'Missing Favorite' message.
  • Added plugin format to "About Play" dialog.
  • Added support for HiDPI displays on Windows.
  • Fixed Play crashing when loading files with non-ASCII characters in the name.
  • Possible to load/download Symphonic Orchestra GoldX samples with the old Gold Close Mic Upgrade license.
  • Manuals are no longer uninstalled on Mac.
  • Added support for split Pianos products.
  • Reverted a fix for cut notes in offline export in several hosts which created other problems (see Known Issues below).

Known Issues:

  • Cut-off notes in offline export in the following hosts: Tracktion (only VST), Reaper (only AU) -> This is a problem in the affected hosts. EastWest are working with the host manufacturers to get this fixed.
  • PLAY 5.0.2 is for Mac users running OS X 10.7 or higher, and for Windows users running 7 and above.
  • PLAY 5 does not support 32-bit. If you use a 32-bit host continue using PLAY 4.3.5.


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