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In the broadest update in ten years, Tracktion dramatically expands the capabilities of Waveform 12 with powerful features that make it even more accessible and further improve workflow. Waveform 12 brings huge improvements to both UI and Workflow, including an entirely new Smart Browser, additional plug-ins and effects, a cutting-edge Audio Engine, advanced MIDI features, hardware controller support and hundreds of updates throughout the software. The UI welcomes the return of a customizable Color Editor offering bold new light and dark modes in its visual palette, an the Actions and Properties panels have been unified to reclaim screen space and a dedicated Master Track has been added to both the Arrange and Mix windows. The browser has been designed for speed and agility giving direct, frictionless access to plug-ins, presets, racks, samples, clips and tracks. Favorites can now be Tagged and Color Coded while Smart Lists allow Edit and Project items to be previewed and consolidated. Plus, the browser can be used as the popup plug-in selector with live text entry.

Waveform 12 includes a brand new BassOSC instrument, fifteen refreshed Audio Effects, six handy Utility Plugins, and a low latency Dual Guitar IR. The IR can be used to accurately simulate guitar and bass amplifier cabinets to aid live play, tracking, mixing and more with content from the DAW. A completely re-worked audio engine dramatically boosts CPU performance, allowing for an array of new audio enhancements including powerful podcast and dialogue editing tools like Advanced Strip Silence. To further bolster its capabilities, Waveform 12 also includes the entire DAW Essentials Collection of 16 contemporary FX plug-ins. The beautifully redesigned new Waveform 12 is packed with innovative features, is more expressive and dynamic, rich with content and is everything a musician needs to inspire, make or produce music.

The Recommended Content bundle also adds:

BioTek 2
BioTek 2 offers boundless sound design in a unique and inspirational environment. Not only is its engine more capable than existing offerings, but the choice to use natural and environmental samples gives the instrument its unique character. Extensive modulation and modifier routes are intuitively assigned and all parameters are available for DAW automation. Dive into the weird and wonderful immersive world of BioTek.

Retromod Instruments
The Retromod series of instruments put the world’s most revered hardware synthesizers at your fingertips. However, as the name suggests, this is more than just a collection of sample-based imitations. The goal of this series is to capture the soul of classic hardware synthesizers and push them in new directions, creating sounds simply unachievable from the source hardware.

Imagina Loops 
Tracktion and Imagina Production Recording Studio have joined forces to create a massive construction kit of drum loops that can be used for a wide range of musical genres. Utilizing Tracktion Waveform’s revolutionary ‘Track Loop’ format, this library can be quickly auditioned and then expanded back to original multi-track content upon import, allowing for ultimate flexibility in the mix. Using the Imagina Loop Series in your session is like having the world’s finest drum session players at your fingertips. Each pack consists of 10 complete songs, including numerous intros, verses, fills, etc. Every part was recorded in 24-track through the finest equipment available, providing unprecedented construction kits for you to pick from. Getting the perfect drum sound just became a whole lot faster and easier, allowing you to focus on creativity, rather than programming.

Alex Sanfilippo Drum Loops
Versatility is the keyword for Alex Sanfilippo. He specializes in clean and compact sound instantly adaptable to a multitude of styles. His personal preference is rock with a flair that keeps his sound fresh and inspirational.

Roberto Testa Drum Loops
When you think of Testa, you think of pocket groove. His sound is precise and always natural. Pop music is where he excels, adding just the right amount of movement to keep the rhythm flowing.

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  • A refined look featuring bold UI schemes and a fully customizable color palette
  • Hundreds of workflow improvements sprinkled throughout the app
  • A dedicated Actions Panel and Smart Browser give rapid access to your most used plug-ins, presets and samples
  • Powerful plug-ins including 15 audio FX, 6 handy utility plugins, BassOSC synth and a Dual Guitar IR
  • A completely rewritten audio engine greatly improves CPU performance
  • MIDI enhancements including fold modes, randomization, probability and MIDI Strum
  • Added support for a selection of ICON, Behringer, PreSonus and Native Instruments controllers
  • A wealth of content including genre-specific drum kits, MIDI/Step clips and Track Loops
  • Includes BioTek 2, Retromod FAT, Retromod LoFreq Modern, DAW Essentials Collection, Collective Synth, 2 Imagina drum loop libraries, Antares Auto-Tune Access, Melodyne Essential and 1 year of Free Unlimited Distribution (Emerging Tier) with TuneCore

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  • Platform: Mac, PC, Linux, Raspberry Pi
  • Bit Depth: Mac: 64-bit Intel or Apple Silicon; PC and Linux: 64-bit; Raspberry Pi: 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Format: VST, VST3, AU
  • Hardware Requirements - Mac: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher, 2GB RAM (8GB recommended)
  • Hardware Requirements - PC: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher, 2GB RAM (8GB recommended)
  • Hardware Requirements - Linux Intel Core 2 Duo or higher, 2GB RAM (8GB recommended)
  • OS Requirements - Mac: OS X 10.11 or later
  • OS Requirements - PC: Windows 8 or later
  • OS Requirements - Linux Tested on Ubuntu 18.04
  • OS Requirements – Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 2, 3, 4 (32-bit); 64-bit (Sandy Bridge or later); Raspbian 10 (Buster)

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