Beta testing of version 2 available for Bitwig Studio owners
Version 2 comes with 24 brand new modulators; from standard fare such as envelopes and LFOs, to more unique modulator types like Random, Select-4 and Math. Each device or plugin within the DAW will have modulation slots where you can load an unlimited number of individual modulators.
Alongside the brand new devices, previous units have also been updated in the latest version, with Polysynth’s feature set improved with several oscillator mix and filter waveshaping modes. Polysynth also comes with a sweepable high-pass filter, improved unison features and stereo-width control over the oscillators. And as there are almost endless modulation possibilities, the three LFOs or expression choosers have been ditched. Version 2 also features support for VST3 plugins
Bitwig Studio 2 will be arriving 28 February 2017, but in the meantime, the German firm is offering the beta version free to existing Bitwig Studio 1 users.
The upgrade from Bitwig Studio 1 to Bitwig Studio 2 is priced at €159 EUR/$169, though the upgrade is free for anyone who purchased Bitwig Studio 1 on, or after, 10 December 2016.
For more information and full specs on the update, check out the Bitwig website.