IK Multimedia has announced the immediate availability of four new MAX Bundles for Mac OS X and Windows featuring "everything you need for recording, sound design, mixing and mastering on your computer and more" at up to 90% off what it would cost to get each piece of gear individually:
- AmpliTube MAX is the guitar and bass tone studio with over 300 pieces of gear.
- T-RackS MAX is a comprehensive mixing and mastering suite featuring 33 audio processors.
- SampleTank MAX is the most powerful version of the sound and groove workstation with over 4,600 instruments and 50GB of sound content.
- Total Studio MAX ties everything together by offering all three MAX bundles plus Miroslav Philharmonik 2, the expressive orchestral collection.
AmpliTube MAX - Maximum guitar and bass tone
The AmpliTube MAX bundle gives guitar and bass players over 300 pieces of tone sculpting amps, stompboxes and rack effects. It comes with AmpliTube 4 Deluxe, AmpliTube Fender, AmpliTube MESA/Boogie, AmpliTube Orange, Ampeg SVX, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix Anniversary Edition, AmpliTube Slash, AmpliTube Metal plus all the individual gear from the AmpliTube Custom Shop.
T-RackS MAX - Maximum mix & mastering
The T-RackS MAX bundle is a comprehensive and professional, high-quality mixing and mastering suite that includes all the processors in T-RackS Grand plus all the other individual processors in T-RackS Custom Shop. In total, it offers all 33 T-RackS modules that include everything from contemporary classics like the multiband Quad compressor series and near-invisible Stealth Limiter to timeless favorites like the Vintage Tube Compressor and EQ P series. T-RackS MAX comes with everything T-RackS: 14 dynamics processors, 11 EQs and channel strips, 5 reverbs & delays plus an additional 3 utility audio processors.
SampleTank MAX - Maximum sounds and creativity
SampleTank MAX includes SampleTank 3, the sound and groove workstation, plus all 22 additional available Instrument Collections. These include Art Deco Piano, Cinematic Percussion, Hugh Padgham Drums, American Acoustic, the Elektronika series, the Beats series and more. Added together, it includes a library with over 4,600 instruments, 7,400 loops, 3,500 MIDI patterns and 52GB samples. All of these things can be manipulated and creatively processed with 55 high-quality effects, an intuitive 16-channel DAW-style mixer, a powerful synthesizer section and other advanced features.
Total Studio MAX – Everything IK, Maximum value
In addition to the previous bundles, users can get Maximum value through the Total Studio MAX bundle. A complete studio solution, it collects all the gear, processors, sounds and software available in the three MAX bundles and adds Miroslav Philharmonik 2.
Pricing and availability
All four of the MAX bundles are available now from select music and electronics retailers worldwide and from the IK online store. All bundles are available as either a direct download or as a boxed copy with USB drive. AmpliTube MAX, T-RackS MAX and SampleTank MAX cost $/€499.99* for a direct download and $/€529.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive. The Total Studio MAX bundle — which includes all of the aforementioned bundles as well as Miroslav Philharmonik 2 — is available as a direct download for $/€999.99 or as a boxed copy with USB drive for only $/€1,029.99.
Users who already own AmpliTube 4 AND AmpliTube MESA/Boogie or AmpliTube 4 Deluxe can upgrade to AmpliTube MAX for $/€299.99 for a direct download and $/€329.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive. Users who own SampleTank 3 can upgrade to SampleTank MAX for $/€299.99 for a direct download or $/€329.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive. Users who own T-RackS Grand can upgrade to T-RackS MAX for just $/€299.99 for a direct download or $/€329.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive.
Total Studio upgrade pricing
In addition to these upgrade options, users can also upgrade to Total Studio MAX if they own AmpliTube 4 AND AmpliTube MESA/Boogie or AmpliTube Deluxe, SampleTank 3, T-RackS Grand, Miroslav Philharmonik 2. Upgrade pricing depends on the amount of software owned:
- Users with 1 of the above titles can upgrade for either $/€799.99 for direct download or $/€829.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive.
- Users with 2 of the above titles can upgrade for either $/€699.99 for direct download or $/€729.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive.
- Users with 3 of the above titles can upgrade for either $/€599.99 for direct download or $/€629.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive.
- Users with 4 of the above titles can upgrade for either $/€499.99 for direct download or $/€529.99 for a boxed copy with USB drive.
* All prices excluding taxes/VAT.