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Universal Audio Releases UAD Software V7.7 for UAD-2 and Apollo Interfaces

New Software Features the Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection, AAX 64 Windows 7 Support, PCIe Audio Driver Support, Expanded Compatibility for Apollo Twin and UAD Devices, and Console Input Labeling

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • May 8, 2014 —Universal Audio is proud to announce the release of UAD software version v7.7 for their award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces.

Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection
Featuring UA’s groundbreaking Unison™ technology, the all-new Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection plug-in for Apollo and UAD-2 provides all the features, unique circuit behaviors, and sonics of Neve's original hardware design. The Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection is available from the UA Online Store for $299 ($149 for owners of the legacy Neve 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins).

AAX 64 Windows 7 Support for Pro Tools 11
Now Windows 7 users can benefit from AAX 64 features such as offline bounce, AudioSuite processing for file-based workflows, and multi-mono plug-in support. UA will continue to support/release RTAS Windows UAD plug-ins for Pro Tools 10 users.

Mac Thunderbolt PCIe Audio Driver Support
New ultra-fast PCIe audio drivers are here for Apollo and Apollo 16, providing high-bandwidth, low-latency performance on all Thunderbolt-equipped Macs. This update works with existing Thunderbolt Option cards via a free firmware update.

Expanded Compatibility for Apollo Twin and UAD Devices
With the included free firmware update, Apollo Twin users can add even more UAD plug-in processing power by chaining a UAD-2 Satellite (via Thunderbolt-to-FireWire adapter) or UAD-2 PCIe card (via a supported Thunderbolt Chassis) to their system.

Console Input Labeling (“Scribble Strips”)
This update enables Apollo Console users to rename all channels in the Console application. The names are stored globally and won’t be erased when opening and closing new sessions.

Download new UAD Software v7.7 here:
www.uaudio.com/support/uad/77.html

Learn more about the Neve 1073 EQ & Preamp Collection plug-in here:
www.uaudio.com/store/unison/neve-1073-collection.html

Learn more about award-winning Apollo audio interfaces here:
www.uaudio.com/apollo

Learn more about the award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins:
www.uaudio.com/uad-plug-ins.html

 

About UAD Powered Plug-Ins
Powered by Universal Audio’s popular UAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware and Apollo audio interfaces, UAD Powered Plug-Ins offer the world’s most authentic analog hardware emulations and award-winning audio plug-ins on Mac and PC. UAD plug-ins deliver rich, analog sound quality that would be difficult or impossible to achieve with native recording systems.

About Universal Audio Inc.
Founded in 1958 by recording pioneer Bill Putnam Sr., and refounded in 1999 by Bill Putnam Jr., Universal Audio is best known for its classic, hand-built analog hardware and advanced UAD Digital Signal Processing technology for recording, mixing, and mastering audio. Headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, UA is focused on merging the best of vintage analog and modern digital technology, following its rich recording heritage and motto, “Analog Ears. Digital Minds.” www.uaudio.com.

©2014 Universal Audio, Inc. All rights reserved. Product features, specifications, pricing, and availability are subject to change without notice. The "Universal Audio" name, UA "Diamond" logo, “Apollo,” and "UAD Powered Plug-Ins" are trademarks of Universal Audio Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. The “Neve” name, “Neve” logos, and any Neve product images contained herein are used by permission of AMS Neve Ltd.

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