Tracktion Corporation has released the DAW Essentials Collection, a suite of 16 premium quality effects plug-ins which they say are compatible with all professional level digital audio workstation applications. They tell us that, with an emphasis on sound quality, ease of use and utility, Tracktion has provided all the DSP effects needed for most contemporary music productions in a single $99 package.
Tracktion says that as products of the latest, most advanced algorithms and coding techniques, the Essential Collection plugins allow extensive manipulation of the most expressive parameters for each effect. They tell us that, despite control characteristics and sound quality of the highest caliber, these effects are highly efficient allowing them to perform well on a wide range of computer platforms.
One of the most compelling aspects of the Essential Collection is its portability, says Tracktion - While some top DAW's offer plugins of similar quality, they are captive to those applications. The Essential Collection can move from one DAW to another allowing the complete sound of a recording to move as well.
Tracktion's James Woodburn told us, "You want to be able to jump around from one host to another when working creatively. It's no good to have your plugins stuck on the wrong DAW as you change platforms to move between composition, production and live performance."
Pricing and Availability:
The Essentials Collection, as well as the BioTek Organic Synthesizer, Tracktion 7 DAW and more are available to try or buy on the tracktion.com website.
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