Steinberg has announced the release of VST Connect Pro for remote multitrack recording of audio and MIDI in premium sound quality.
Frank Simmerlein, marketing director at Steinberg, told us "With VST Connect Pro, we're convinced to be revolutionizing the way producers and musicians work together. In fact, the technology behind VST Connect delivers completely new approaches to producing music, triggering and recording instruments remotely, and cooperating with musicians and clients at a distance."
VST Connect Pro offers encrypted transfer of real-time recordings through the internet and local area networks. While delivering immediate stereo recordings, up to 16 audio tracks are recorded in the background in uncompressed, high resolution.
Compatible with Cubase 7, VST Connect Pro establishes a peer-to-peer connection with the free client-side application, VST Connect Performer. During remote recording sessions, users of both software applications can adjust the cue mix and talkback levels, as well as communicate via video link.
With the release of VST Connect Pro, Steinberg also introduces Studio Pass, the free iOS app for VST Connect that lets users dial into the recording session with an iPhone or iPad.
Features at a glance
Pricing and Availability:
VST Connect Pro is available as of today through the Steinberg Online Shop. The suggested retail price is 199 euros, including German VAT.
Studio Pass for VST Connect Pro is soon available as free App Store download on iTunes.
Seamless audio and MIDI switchover between computers