[NAMM] Steinberg HALion Sonic
Steinberg Media Technologies announced a new version 1.5 update to its HALion Sonic VST workstation.
Update 1.5 is now freely available as download from the Steinberg website.
The latest version of HALion Sonic provides 64-bit support for Mac OS X to address additional memory on Mac computers as well as General MIDI support including MIDI program change, preloaded chorus and reverb effect. The sample library was expanded to include 1.2 GB of new brass and woodwind instrument programs, while audio streaming and loading speed were optimized.
Additional effects, such as the 28 legacy effects from HALion 3, as well as four new distortion modes in the filter type section, assignable key commands and improved standalone application are among the features and enhancements that HALion Sonic includes in its 1.5 update.