eaREckon release a Windows-based music application for musicians and engineers in live situations 11/03/10
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BloXpander is a music application originally designed to meet the requirements of musicians and engineers in "live" situations.
BloXpander combines the power of a computer and the efficiency of a dedicated device.
Its interface has been designed to match this basic specification. It is visually attractive and clear, the construction of projects and the access to prepared instruments and effects is very fast. The plugins manipulation is direct (especially when BloXpander is coupled to an external MIDI controller). FEATURES :
ASIO Host for VST plugins (Windows only)
4 Auxiliary bus + 1 Master bus
6 inserts per channels (theoretical 174 Instrumetns / FX slots)
Advanced support for external MIDI controllers (lets you control the mixer and plugins)
Mackie Control mode Basic Control mode
Control up to 8 plugins (8 parameters each) with just 8 potentiometers + 8 buttons.
Displays the controlled targets names on screen
Lightning fast configuration procedure
Mackie Control protocol supported
Global management of MIDI and Audio streams (MIDI VST Fx supported)
Assign the same MIDI input port to several channels (MIDI Split)
Assign the same Audio inputs to several channels (Audio Split)
Assign any available audio and/or MIDI output or the Master bus to any channel
Pre/Post fader selector (aux sends)
Specific routing solutions for "multi out" and "sidechain capable" plugins