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Musikmesse 2012Renoise 2.8 Final released


Renoise version 2.8 is now available, adding 64-bit support for all platforms and workflow improvements.

Registered users can download their personal copies from the Renoise Backstage. Demo versions are available at renoise.com/demo

New features in 2.8 include:

Full 64-bit Support:

  • 64-bit versions for all platforms: Windows, OS X and Linux.
  • Plug-in bridge allows 32-bit plug-ins to be used within 64-bit Renoise.
  • Full Rewire 64-bit support.

Track Groups & Collapsing:

  • Group tracks into logical units, collapse them for better overview.
  • Flexible routing of group tracks.
  • Collapsed tracks use minimal space, while still providing a quick overview.
  • Pattern effects in groups will affect all member tracks simultaneously.
  • Automatically collapse all tracks except the one you are focussing on.
  • Color code tracks with adjustable background colors.

New and Improved DSP Effects and Meta Devices:

  • New DSP Multitap delay for spaced out filtered echo madness.
  • New DSP Repeater for st-st-st-stuttery goodness.
  • New DSP Exciter to make your mixes sparkle.
  • New Meta Mixer allowing blending of modulation signals into one output.
  • Improved EQs with bigger graphs and all values can be automated.
  • Improved Send devices, which can now be individually panned.
  • New and improved crossover filters for the Multi Send device.

Other Workflow Improvements:

  • Sample Editor channels can be edited separately.
  • Significantly faster sample loading.
  • New and improved spectrum view with phase correlation meter in Phase Scope.
  • Side-by-side comparison of two tracks in the spectrum view.
  • New pattern effects: Tremolo, Auto Pan, Set Envelope Position.
  • Logical mnemonics for pattern effects from A-Z instead of cryptic numbers.
  • Hyper-threading support for new Intel i5 and i7 CPUs and others.
  • Various audio engine speed optimizations for all platforms.
  • New Favorites system for plug-ins and native DSP devices.
  • Expandable and detachable Envelope Editor.
  • Memorize last used bank/preset paths per plug-in.
  • Automatically name rendered songs/patterns.

and much more...

For a complete rundown of the new features, have a look at the Renoise 2.8 launch page: renoise.com/release-notes/280



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