IK Multimedia has updated Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC and iOS to v1.1 adding some new and improved features that make it more stable, reliable and CPU optimized. You now have the ability to insert Lurssen Mastering Console as a plugin in mono or multichannel tracks or buses in your favorite DAW. IK have also extended the threshold range of the de-esser and optimized the processing for a more full and pristine sound.
The new Multi Mono operation feature allows the Lurssen Mastering Console Mac/PC plugin to be inserted in mono or multichannel tracks or buses, which was restricted to just multichannel tracks or buses previously. This gives you more power and flexibility when working in your favorite DAW. You can now use it on your mono tracks or in surround mixes 5.1 and up, depending on the selected DAW.
Another feature added to Lurssen Mastering Console Mac/PC and iOS is the extended threshold range of the de-esser. The upper limit of the threshold has been moved to -16dB, which allows more usability towards the upper end of your mixes.
IK has also added some new "Styles" presets, which allows you to get professional mastering results quickly. Jazz and Classical music styles have added to Lurssen Mastering Console's wide array of presets including Rock, Country, Americana, Pop, EDM and more. Each "Styles" preset was created by Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen and the team at Lurssen Mastering, Inc., ensuring that you can get years of mastering experience with your music. You can find a mastering starting point for virtually every style and genre of music.
Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC – is available from the IK Multimedia website and select retailers worldwide for $/€159.99 (excl. taxes). Users can download and test-drive Lurssen Mastering Console's full features for free for a period of 10 days. The update is free for current registered users.
Lurssen Mastering Console for iOS is a universal app and free download from the App Store that operates in demo mode. Users can activate two operational modes via in-app purchase as follows:
- Play / Process - $/€49.99 via in-app purchase:
- Enables unrestricted playback, monitoring and processing, 48kHz maximum sample rate of the DSP processing and export of compressed formats such as AAC & OGG.Play / Process - $/€49.99 via in-app purchase.
- HD Engine - $/€99.99 via in-app purchase:
- Enables the HD Engine, allowing unrestricted playback, processing and monitoring at 88.2/96kHz sample rates for DSP and export, selectable Digital Delivery Mastering export, selectable dithering and export of uncompressed formats such as WAV & FLAC.