Free Reason Update

9.1 brings Ableton's Link technology to the Reason Rack      14/09/16

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Propellerhead Software has announced Reason 9.1, the newest update to their Reason music production software. They say that you can expand your workflow, access new sounds and effortlessly jam or create music in real-time using Reason 9 with Ableton Live and Link enabled apps.  Reason 9.1 is a free update to Reason 9 that brings Ableton's Link technology to the Reason Rack. The first third party DAW to support Ableton Link, Reason 9.1 can effortlessly play in time with Link-enabled apps on desktop and mobile.

Mattias Häggström Gerdt, Propellerhead Product Marketing Manager, told us, "We're thrilled to provide Reason 9.1 as a free update after the great response to Reason 9. Adding Ableton Link in addition to the three new Player devices, 1000 new sounds, Pitch Edit, numerous workflow enhancements and the addition of the Pulsar dual-channel LFO makes Reason 9 even more fun for making music -- from initial jam to polished song."

Reason 9 was released on June 21, building on the Reason platform by introducing a host of new devices, sounds, and creative tools that Propellerhead say inspire music makers to create more and better music from initial concept to a polished song.

Ableton Link was introduced in Nov 2015 as a way to let apps on different devices to play in time, needing only a WiFi connection to start on the beat and stay in tempo. The technology was developed for Ableton Live and was quickly adopted in mobile apps such as Gadget by Korg, Figure by Allihoopa, iMaschine by Native Instruments and many more.

Pricing and Availability:
Reason 9.1 is a free downloadable update for Reason 9 owners.
Reason is available for purchase as a direct download from Propellerhead's website, or from authorized dealers worldwide at the following suggested retail pricing:

  • Reason -- EUR €405 / USD $449
  • Reason Essentials -- EUR €120 / USD $129
  • Reason Upgrade (from any previous Reason version) -- EUR €129 / USD $129

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