Burlington, VT (April 1, 2004)
SoundToys Inc. recently released two new plug-ins as part of a bundle for Pro Tools called UltraFX. For just $399, users of the UltraFX bundle can enjoy four high-quality, innovative plug-ins, including the brand new Crystallizer, a granular echo synthesizer, and Tremolator, a rhythmic amplitude modulator. Also included are the recently launched FilterFreak, an analog rhythmic filter and PhaseMistress, a plug-in phaser.
Representing a 50 percent cost savings compared to buying each plug-in separately, the UltraFX bundle is a versatile and cost effective effects packages.
"The new UltraFX bundle is a sonically superior package of four great effects plug-ins that will give users a reason to put away their aging hardware effects boxes," said Ken Bogdanowicz, SoundToys founder and CEO. "With the UltraFX bundle, we've captured the unique character, vibe and feel of analog sounds and combined it with the advanced level of control and innovative features that digital offers."
With Crystallizer's granular reverse echo slicing and retro pitch processing, you can easily create a huge range of radical sonic manipulations. Use it to create synth-like textures from simple acoustic guitar rhythms, lush detuned echoes, or completely psychedelic pitch-shifted reverse echo effects. According to SoundToys, Crystallizer is "great for drums, guitar, bass, sound design, electronic music, and just about anything else."
Tremolator is a flexible tremolo device that can easily create a myriad of standard guitar tremolo sounds, but also is capable of amplitude effects never imagined. Tremolator features a rhythm sequencer, LFO shape editor, envelope control over both rate and depth, and more. Because of this control, users can create stutter-cut drum loops, transform mixes, turn power chords into awesome rhythm tracks, or create a cool vibe on a keyboard or guitar part. Tremolator's rhythmic sequencer and MIDI or tap tempo locking allow it to lock to the beat and stay there.
Like all the other UltraFX plug-ins, Crystallizer and Tremolator support Digidesign's HTDM, RTAS and AudioSuite plug-in formats for Pro Tools HD, LE and Mix systems. Crystallizer, Tremolator, PhaseMistress and FilterFreak are available from SoundToys and its extensive network of distributors. The UltraFX bundle containing all four plug-ins is available immediately for just $399. Crystallizer and Tremolator are available individually for $149 each, and PhaseMistress and FilterFreak are available individually for $249.00 each. For further information about SoundToys and the UltraFX bundle, or to download a demo please go to www.soundtoys.com
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