Toontrack Music has released EZdrummer v1.1, introducing new functionality as well as providing essential bug fixes for all users and compatibility for the recently announced EZX expansions. It is required for the, now shipping, Nashville EZX but is otherwise highly recommended for all users.
New in EZdrummer v1.1:
- User mixer presets containing pan, volume and bleed settings can now be saved.
- Half/double tempo switch allows to preview grooves as half time/double time variants.
- The position in the groove is now indicated by a blue pointer under the text in the display.
- New graphics and scrollbar for MIDI browser allowing unlimited levels to be accessed.
- Velocity sweep controls can now be set at 255 different values (doubling resolution).
Fixed in version v1.1:
- Crashes when EZXs were changed faster than the graphics was drawn fixed.
- Changing drum after closing and reopening GUI no longer causes host to crash.
- Attempt at fixing a rare problem with the mixer closing 'x' button.
- Progress bar is no longer left empty if GUI is opened after the entire bank has loaded.
- Minor alterations of MIDI syncing while host transport is running.
- MIDI loops with NoteOffs events on 'the one' of the next bar should now loop properly.
- 'semiseq' is disabled for softer gradients if the step to the next hit is greater than 6dB.
- Leading spaces in an authorization code are now tolerated allowing ruthless copy pasting.
- Copy protection more robust in relation to unconventional hardware configurations.
Also now available, the Nashville EZX for EZdrummer takes the traditional country heart of Nashville as a starting point but branches out to become something bigger. A library of percussive sounds that will appeal to musicians, writers and producers in every musical genre in need of EZ access to great drums. The EZX takes dfh EZdrummer to new levels, delivering high-end quality content mirroring the melting pot of writers, performers and producers from Hip-hop to Bluegrass that is the Nashville music scene of today.
Nashville EZX for EZdrummer has an MSRP of $99 / €89 / £59.