Retro AS-1 version 2.0 has arrived for the Macintosh! Version 2.0
includes several new features. Some of the most notable include Altivec
and Pentium III optimization for increased performance and polyphony, and
external audio input to the synth engine.
We've also added an all new
ring modulator, support for Digidesign's DirectConnect, hundreds on new
presets, and automatic publishing of OMS and FreeMIDI names.
complete feature list visit our website at
Retro AS-1 v.2.0 is available now as a feature-limited demo. You can
download it from our website or request a CD to be mailed to you. The
demo can be upgraded to the full version via a challenge/response code.
New Features in 2.0!
Macintosh G4 and Pentium III optimization
Increased maximum number of voices to 64
DirectConnect support for ProTools integration
Stereo signal path for oscillators and insert effects
More oscillator types and improved oscillator resolution and fidelity
More filter types, slope, threshold, comb
External audio input to ring modulator, filters, and trigger
Stereo individual channel outputs via Rewire
Delay parameter for all modulators
More insert effect types including pitch shift, multi-tap chorus, and
Automatic publishing of OMS and FreeMIDI names
Improved user interface
Over 1400 patches including presets by Sound Burst
Audio input/output matrix for ASIO and Direct I/O devices allowing 32
separate channelized outputs
8 assignable controller remappings: any controller to any other
Registered Retro AS-1 users who purchased the software prior to January
1st, 2000 are eligible for a $99.00 upgrade. Users who have purchased
Retro AS-1 after January 1st 2000 are eligible for a free upgrade.
Suggested retail for Retro AS-1 is $259.00.
BitHeadz is also proud to announce a VST 2.0 plug-in version of Retro for
the PC users. Special pricing will be available for current owners of
Retro AS-1. Version 2.0 of the Unity DS-1 digital sampler will also be
arriving soon. More information is available at BitHeadz.com