Avid Announces Pro Tools 11 Compatibility for Complete EASTWEST Catalog of Award-Winning Instruments
EASTWEST Software Engine PLAY 4 provides full AAX and 64-bit support for Avid Pro Tools 11
WHAT: Avid® and EASTWEST, the industry leader in soundware and virtual instrument development, announce compatibility with Pro Tools® 11, the industry standard in music production, for the entire catalog of EASTWEST award-winning virtual instruments. EASTWEST released the newest version of its proprietary software, PLAY 4, to support all of its collections with the new Avid AAX format. EASTWEST/Quantum Leap virtual instruments enable musicians to create, compose and perform using the most realistic sounding samples, from rock to classical with many other genres in between. Top composers and producers in the television, film and music industries rely on EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Virtual Instruments for audio production such as James Newton Howard (“The Dark Knight,” “King Kong”); Danny Elfman (“Spiderman,” “Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Terminator”); Mark "Spike" Stent (Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Muse); Herbie Hancock (12 time Grammy winning pianist & composer); Teddy Riley (producer of Michael Jackson’s "Dangerous" and "Invincible"), to name a few.
More than 30 EASTWEST/Quantum Leap award-winning collections are now Pro Tools 11 compatible, including EASTWEST’s famous Hollywood series. Avid Pro Tools 11 redefines professional music and audio production for today’s workflows. From all-new audio and video engines and turbocharged 64-bit performance, to expanded metering and new HD video workflows, Pro Tools 11 enables users to take on the most demanding sessions and maximize creativity.
WHO: EASTWEST joins more than 50 Avid third-party developers who have released more than 300 64-bit AAX plug-ins for Pro Tools 11 compatibility. With a clientele that spans the who's who of the music, film, television, games, multimedia and performing arts industries, EASTWEST provides professionals with the very best music creation tools available, now ready to be used with AAX and 64-bit support. The new 64-bit Avid Audio Engine in Pro Tools 11 allows customers to freely compose with large numbers of EASTWEST virtual instruments with practically no limits on RAM for sample buffers, which has not been possible before.
WHEN: The newest version of Play 4 software is now available.
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