There are far too many new and enhanced features to talk about here, but IK promises that you'll have 'instantaneous control over eight stereo loop tracks'; you can 'play live synth parts along with your mix using the Synth Arpeggiator'; and you'll be able to 'manipulate loops in real time - pan, volume, mute, solo, group, tempo and pitch'.
The software comes with a huge CD-ROM library of high-quality bass, bass-drum, FX, pad and percussion loops. The application has been reprogrammed for use on Windows 95/98/2000/NT as well as MacOS and BeOS.
IK has annoucned a two-tier pricing structure too. The standard version of Groovemaker is $79.95 (upgrade price $49.95); loop fans can benefit from the new DJ box version wich includes two extra libraries (Teknostorm and Contaminated), a total of 1,250 loops. 'Tons of acid beats and chemical mixtures,' says the company, for $129.95 (upgrade price $89.95)!
There's lots more - including a demo - on the website:
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