Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Aspect 1.6.1 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Aspect 1.6.1 for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. This release adds the following fixes and features:
  • Native 64-bit versions for Mac OS X Audio Unit, and Windows VST.
  • New built-in Preset Browser with support for xml, fxp, and fxb preset files.
  • Presets can now have meta-data, such as author name, notes, and tags. Use meta-data to search your preset library.
  • Hot-swap preset browsing: quickly step through and preview presets in context.
  • Various host compatibility fixes.
  • Audio-rate pitch modulation of Oscillator 1 from Oscillator 2 now works.
  • Sample & Hold module's latched value is now correctly reset when the the input source is removed.
  • Much faster GUI response.
  • Slight reduction in CPU usage on particularily complex presets.
  • Vastly reduced start-up time.
  • Clearer font rendering: a larger font is now used for menu items.
  • Additional and improved factory presets.
And here is the new Preset Browser (click for full-size):

Aspect 1.6.1 is available for immediate download from http://www.loomer.co.uk


  1. Hey, any chance of a 64-bit Linux VSTi?

  2. Absolutely - the next release of Aspect (1.7), should come with a 64-bit Linux VSTi version.

  3. Beautiful, thanks. I use Resound all over the place too, that would also be excellent to have 64-bit.