Use the V-Studio 20 with your favorite Mac recording software

Cakewalk has just released a free Mac Support Update for the V-Studio 20. The V-Studio 20 Mac Support Update enables the VS-20 hardware and Effects Editor to be used with all popular Mac-based recording software titles. The update provides Mac users with all the benefits of recording with the V-Studio 20 COSM guitar and vocal effects; and use of the V-Studio 20 hardware as dedicated universal DAW controller. Additionally, both GarageBand and Logic can be further integrated into the V-Studio 20 system using the included custom control surface plug-in included in this update.

This update includes:

  • OS X 10.5 & 10.6 (Snow Leopard) drivers for the V-Studio 20 hardware (Mackie Universal Control)
  • OS X 10.5 & 10.6 (Snow Leopard) support for the COSM effects Editor
  • Plugin-in for GarageBand and Logic to allow control surface support

You can download the free update here.

Microsoft’s Ex-Vista Chief Records New Album In SONAR Producer

Jim Allchin, former Co-President of the Platforms and Services Division at Microsoft, just released a new album, Enigma, now available for purchase online and in retail stores worldwide. Allchin received recognition from once-rival Itunes as a ‘What We Are Listening To’ recommendation to customers.  As described on Amazon, Enigma’s “pop sensibility, with a touch of rock, blues and country, keeps the listener intrigued with great arrangements and toe-tapping grooves”. A longtime Cakewalk user, Allchin recorded and mixed the new album in SONAR Producer.