BloXpander

eaREckon release a Windows-based music application for musicians and engineers in live situations      11/03/10
BloXpander


Here's all the details from eaReckon...
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)
    • 24 channels
    • 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
  • Advanced routing
    • 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
    • Audio inputs monitoring
    • Outputs Solo and Mute functions
    • Inserts Bypass function.
  • Full screen friendly and fast interface
    • Designed as the panel of a hardware unit
    • Touchscreen friendly (for critical functionalities)
    • No main menu and no massive amount of overlapping windows
    • Auto-created visual representation of your plugins (GUI screenshots)
    • "Drag 'n Drop" your plugins and their states from insert to insert (copy / move)
    • Supports multi-screens
    • Netbook friendly
  • "Libraries" system
    • Store and callback a plugin and its state from one double-click on a large zone
    • Custom management of your favorite plugins and presets.
  • "Sets" and "scenes"
    • Store and callback the complete state of BloXpander ("Scene") from one double-click
    • Organize your scenes as "sets" (easy and fast access to what you need during a show)
  • Categorized Plugins library ("The Case")
  • Optimized and secured operations
    • Analyze your plugins compatibility from a stand-alone tool (limits the eventuality of the main application malfunctioning)
    • Fast launching
  • And more...
    • Tempo adjustment (« Tap tempo » feature)
    • MIDI panic
    • Plugins transparency
    • "Shell" plugins compliance
Pricing and Availability:
69 Euros More information:
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