UAD Powered Plug-Ins Software Details

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  • The UAD Software Archives include previous releases for all platforms, including compatibility with older operating systems.
  • For updated compatibility information about the new Apple Mac Pro (Late 2013), click here.

Version 7.8.1 - July 8, 2014


About This Software (Mac only)
  • This version supports all Apollo audio interfaces using Thunderbolt for the computer connection.
    Important: If connecting Apollo or Apollo 16 to the computer via FireWire, use the concurrent UAD v7.8.0 release.
  • This version supports all UAD-2 devices.
New UAD-2 Plug-In from Universal Audio
New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Direct Developer
Other Changes
  • (Neve 1073) Resolved noise issue that could manifest when EQL is enabled
  • (Pro Tools) Session compatibility between Mac and Windows with Pro Tools 11.2
  • (Pro Tools) Resolved issue that could cause an unresponsive system when transport is looping
  • (Cubase) Steinberg Cubase 7.5 is a compatible host application

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Version 7.8.0 - July 8, 2014


About This Software
  • This version supports all UAD-2 devices on Mac and Windows 7.
  • This version supports all Apollo audio interfaces using FireWire for the computer connection.
    For all Apollo interfaces connecting to a Mac via Thunderbolt, use the concurrent UAD v7.8.1 release.
New UAD-2 Plug-In from Universal Audio
New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Direct Developer
Other Changes
  • (Neve 1073) Resolved noise issue that could manifest when EQL is enabled
  • (Pro Tools) Session compatibility between Mac and Windows with Pro Tools 11.2
  • (Pro Tools) Resolved issue that could cause an unresponsive system when looping in Pro Tools 11
  • (Cubase) Steinberg Cubase 7.5 is a compatible host application

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Version 7.7.1 - May 8, 2014


About This Release (Mac only)
  • This release supports all UAD-2 devices.
  • This release supports all Apollo audio interfaces using Thunderbolt for the computer connection.
  • Important: If connecting Apollo or Apollo 16 to the computer via FireWire, use the concurrent UAD v7.7.0 release.
New UAD-2 Plug-In from Universal Audio
New Apollo Platform Features
  • Neve 1073 Preamp and EQ enabled for Unison Technology
  • Console input labeling (“scribble strips”)
  • Thunderbolt PCIe audio drivers for Apollo and Apollo 16
    Important: This feature disables the FireWire ports on Apollo and Apollo 16
  • Apollo Twin compatibility with UAD-2 devices
  • For important related details, click “Show More Detail” below
Other Changes
  • (Pro Tools) Resolved missing control surface layouts issue introduced in UAD v7.6
  • Apple Mac Pro (Late 2013) is fully tested with compatible UAD devices

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Version 7.7.0 - May 8, 2014


About This Release
  • This release supports all UAD-2 devices on Mac and PC.
  • This release supports all Apollo audio interfaces using FireWire for the computer connection.
  • For all Apollo interfaces that connect to a Mac via Thunderbolt, use the concurrent UAD v7.7.1 release.
New UAD-2 Plug-In from Universal Audio
New Apollo Platform Features
  • Neve 1073 Preamp and EQ enabled for Unison Technology
  • Console input labeling (“scribble strips”)
New AAX Features for Windows 7
  • Windows AAX 64 compatibility with Pro Tools 11
  • AudioSuite support (offline processing for audio clips)
  • Offline bounce support (faster than realtime bounce to disk)
  • Multi-mono support (adjust independent settings for multi-channel tracks)
  • Important: To use Pro Tools 11 with UAD AAX 64 plug-ins under Windows 7, the following steps are required (once only):
    1. Install the UAD v7.7.0 software. Be sure to restart the computer after installation.
    2. Open the Pro Tools 11 application. The UAD AAX 64 plug-ins are automatically scanned during launch.
    3. After all plug-in scans are complete, QUIT Pro Tools 11. The UAD AAX 64 plug-ins are now properly initialized and ready for use the next time Pro Tools 11 is opened.
Other Changes
  • (Pro Tools) Resolved missing control surface layouts issue introduced in UAD v7.6
  • Apple Mac Pro (Late 2013) is fully tested with compatible UAD devices

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Version 7.6.1 - April 15, 2014


About This Release

This software is for Apollo Twin. For all other UAD-2 devices, use the concurrent UAD v7.6.0 release.

New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from UAD Direct Development Partner
Other Changes
  • (ENGL) Resolved save/recall issues with ENGL Amp plug-in settings
  • (ENGL) Resolved unresponsive ENGL Amp buttons when used within Apple Logic X

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Version 7.6.0 - April 15, 2014


About This Release

UAD v7.6.0 software is for the following Universal Audio devices:

  • Apollo
  • Apollo 16
  • UAD-2 PCIe
  • UAD-2 Satellite
  • UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop

Note: For Apollo Twin, use the concurrent UAD v7.6.1 release.

New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from UAD Direct Development Partner
Other Changes
  • (ENGL) Resolved save/recall issues with ENGL Amp plug-in settings
  • (ENGL) Resolved unresponsive ENGL Amp buttons when used within Apple Logic X
  • UAD driver logs are optionally transmitted to UA if a driver error occurs
  • (Mac) Driver enhancements to improve FireWire reliability with UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces
  • Click “Show More Detail” below for related information

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Version 7.5.1 - February 20, 2014


About This Release

This software is for Apollo Twin. For all other UAD-2 devices, use the concurrent UAD v7.5.0 release.

New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Universal Audio
New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from UAD Direct Development Partner
Unison™ Technology Additions
UAD preamp plug-ins with Unison technology in this release:
Other Changes
  • (Console) Plug-in windows are offset for easier viewing when multiple UAD plug-ins are inserted
  • (Console) Numeric key presses are passed to Pro Tools for improved control
  • (Console) Resolved condition that allowed session files to be overwritten without warning
  • (ATR-102) Resolved unresponsive DAW issue when Tape Delay was changed to value of 99

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Version 7.5.0 - February 20, 2014


About This Release

UAD v7.5.0 software is for the following Universal Audio devices:

  • Apollo DUO/QUAD
  • Apollo 16
  • UAD-2 PCIe
  • UAD-2 Satellite
  • UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop

Note: For Apollo Twin, use the concurrent UAD v7.5.1 release.

New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Universal Audio
New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from UAD Direct Development Partner
New Apollo Platform Feature
  • Unison™ Preamp Integration Technology
UAD preamp plug-ins with Unison technology in this release:
Other Changes
  • (Console) Plug-in windows are offset for easier viewing when multiple UAD plug-ins are inserted
  • (Console) Added Help menu item for improved access to documentation
  • (Console) Numeric key presses are passed to Pro Tools for improved control
  • (Console) Resolved condition that allowed session files to be overwritten without warning
  • (Apollo) Resolved issue that could cause a kernel panic under rare firmware update conditions
  • (ATR-102) Resolved unresponsive DAW issue when Tape Delay was changed to value of 99
  • (Mac) OS X 10.9 Mavericks is fully compatible
  • (Mac) AAX 64 for Pro Tools 11 is fully compatible
  • (Mac) OS X 10.7 Lion is no longer tested
  • (Sonar X3) Resolved chaining issue when UAD plug-ins are inserted in series
  • This release includes firmware for some devices. Click “Show More Detail” below for important related information.

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Version 7.4.3 - February 4, 2014


This release is for Soundcraft Realtime Rack only.
Version 7.4.3 cannot be used with any UA-branded products.
 
New Features
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    Version 7.4.2 - January 23, 2014


    This release is for Apollo Twin only.
    Version 7.4.2 cannot be used with Apollo, Apollo 16, UAD-2 PCIe, or UAD-2 Satellite.
     
    New Features
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    Version 7.4.1 (Public Beta for Mac) - December 10, 2013


    About This Release
    • UAD v7.4.1 is a public beta release intended for Mac users running Avid Pro Tools 11.
    • This Mac-only release supports all UAD-2 devices (UAD-2 PCIe cards, UAD-2 Satellite, Apollo, and Apollo 16).
    • Qualified host applications and operating systems are unchanged since UAD v7.4.0.
    • To install UAD AAX 64 support, check the "UAD Powered Plug-Ins for Pro Tools" option during installation. RTAS and AAX 64 plug-ins will both be installed.
    • After installing UAD v7.4.1, sessions and presets created in previous versions of Pro Tools can be loaded and used immediately in Pro Tools 11. The transition is seamless.
    New AAX Features (Mac only)
    • AAX 64 compatibility with Pro Tools 11
    • AudioSuite support (offline processing for audio clips)
    • Faster-than-realtime bounce support (offline bounce to disk)
    • Multi-mono support (adjust independent settings for multi-channel tracks)
    Other Changes
    • Resolved parameter adjustment issues in RealVerb Pro and Dreamverb
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    Version 7.4.0 - November 18, 2013


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Universal Audio
    New UAD-2 Plug-In from Direct Developer
    Other Changes
    • (Mac) Driver enhancements to address -38 issues (Apollo, UAD-2 Satellite)
    • (API Vision, Pultec Collection) Resolved issue causing high host CPU loads with large sessions
    • (ENGL) Resolved issue where user settings could be incorrectly restored on session recall
    • Resolved issue where UAD authorization could be requested twice
    • (Fairchild) The original plug-in is renamed to “Fairchild 670 Legacy”
    • (Mac) Resolved issue installing UAD software under OS X 10.8.5 Supplemental Update 1.0
    • (Mac) OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is no longer qualified
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    Version 7.3.0 - October 10, 2013


    New UAD-2 Plug-In from Universal Audio
    Other Changes
    • New qualified host applications: Cubase 7.0.6, Nuendo 6.0.6, and Logic Pro X
    • Mono (m) versions of UAD plug-ins are restored for all titles
    • (Oxford EQ) Resolved various stability issues
    • (All Amp Room) Enable and stereo states are properly retained
    • (Metal Amp Room) Resolved various stability issues
    • (Ocean Way Studios) Parameter label corrections for Pro Tools and Avid Artist Series control surfaces
    • (Apollo Multi-Unit) Expander unit monitor signal is passed to monitor unit upon computer disconnection
    • (Apollo/Apollo 16) This release includes a firmware update for improved operation. Be sure to click "OK" when prompted to update the firmware, then power off and power on the Apollo hardware to complete the firmware update process. Click "Show More Detail" below for additional information.
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    Version 7.2.0 - August 13, 2013


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Direct Development Partner
    New Console Feature for Apollo and Apollo 16
    • Console session tempo can be specified in Console Settings window for UAD plug-ins that use tempo sync
    Other Changes
    • (Ocean Way Studios) Plug-in settings are properly recalled when used in Apollo Console
    • Resolved issue preventing operation of Apollo & UAD-2 Satellite at FireWire 800 speeds on some systems
    Known Issue In This Release
    • (Apollo and Apollo 16) When multi-unit cascading at sample rates of 88.2 kHz and higher, the powering sequence is critical for proper initialization. For details, click here.
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    Version 7.1.0 - July 9, 2013


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Universal Audio
    New UAD-2 Plug-In from Direct Development Partner
    New Apollo and Apollo 16 Features
    • Flex Routing: Up to eight Console inputs can be routed to hardware outputs with optional direct monitor mirroring
    • Flex Routing: Apollo headphone mix buses can be optionally mirrored to any hardware output
    • Flex Routing: Pre/post fader switching on aux mix buses
    • The Console application window can be vertically resized
    Other Changes
    • (UAD-2 Satellite) Resolved issue where the computer could become unresponsive when used with Apollo
    • (Apollo) Resolved clocking issue if multi-unit cascading when not connected to host computer
    • (Apollo - Win7) Resolved issue that could cause loud clicks when switching sample rates
    • (Ocean Way Studios) Corrected delay compensation latency reporting at sample rates of 88.2 kHz and higher
    • (Pro Tools, Live) Resolved issue preventing transport control via spacebar after clicking UAD Toolbar
    • (Moog Filter) LFO reset button functionality is restored
    • (Pultec, Pultec-Pro) These original plug-ins are renamed to “Pultec EQP-1A Legacy” and “Pultec-Pro Legacy”
    • (1176LN, 1176SE) These original plug-ins are renamed to “UA 1176LN Legacy” and “UA 1176SE Legacy”
    • (LA2A) The original plug-in is renamed to “Teletronix LA-2A Legacy”
    (Apollo and Apollo 16) Known Issue In This Release
    • When multi-unit cascading at sample rates of 88.2 kHz and higher, the powering sequence is critical for proper initialization. For details, click here.
    Important Apollo and Apollo 16 Firmware Update Information
    • UAD v7.1.0 includes a firmware update which enables new Flex Routing functionality in Apollo and Apollo 16. Be sure to click "OK" when prompted to update the firmware, then power off and power on Apollo to complete the firmware update process.
    • Click "Show More Detail" below for additional firmware update information.
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    Version 7.0.1 - June 4, 2013


    Changes In This Maintenance Release
    • UAD plug-in status display is restored in the UAD Meter & Control Panel application
    • Resolved issue where plug-in controls could jump to maximum when using the scroll wheel under 32-bit hosts
    • (Ocean Way Studios) Corrected behavior of Master Level fader in Reverb mode when using Dry/Wet blend
    • (UAD-2 Satellite) Resolved issue preventing adjustment of the UAD FireWire Bandwidth Allocation
    • (Apollo 16) This release includes a firmware update for Apollo 16
    Important Apollo Firmware Update Information
    • Apollo requires a firmware update to use UAD version 7, and the UAD v7 firmware is incompatible with UAD v6.5.2 and earlier versions of UAD software. The required firmware is in the UAD v7 installer; be sure to click "OK" when prompted by the UAD Meter & Control Panel to update the firmware, then power-cycle (turn off then turn on) Apollo to complete the firmware update. Click "Show More Detail" below for additional information.
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    Version 7.0.0 - May 7, 2013


    Known Issue in UAD version 7
    • Demo and Authorization status is not displayed in the Plug-Ins panel within the UAD v7 Meter & Control Panel. As a workaround for checking Demo/Authorization status, please use the UAD Toolbar found in the individual plug-in windows. Or, to view the complete list of authorized UAD plug-ins for your system, visit your My Systems page. Note: This issue is resolved in UAD v7.0.1 (and higher).
    New Universal Audio UAD-2 Plug-In
    New Direct Developer UAD-2 Plug-Ins
    New Apollo Features
    • Support for new Apollo 16 High Resolution Audio Interface
    • Multi-Unit Cascading of two Apollo units or two Apollo 16 units*
      *Note: Combining Apollo with Apollo 16 is an unsupported configuration
    • Virtual I/O feature for Realtime UAD Processing of virtual instruments and DAW tracks
    • New PT Mode for easy insertion of outboard analog hardware in Pro Tools
    • Enhancements to Console mixer interface
    • Improved Console session file handling
    • Revised Console Recall plug-in window
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    Other Changes
    • General stability improvements to all UAD-2 and Apollo devices
    • Qualification of UAD Powered Plug-Ins with Ableton Live
    • (RTAS) 1176 Classic Limiter Collection presets are now visible within Pro Tools
    • (Mac) New FireWire "Buffering" setting resolves host CPU spikes when using UAD plug-ins that have high DSP requirements
    • (Win) New Windows installer with simplified interface
    • (Win) New UAD System Menu in Windows System Tray
    • (Apollo) Updated firmware – see important information below
    Important Apollo Firmware Update Information
    • Apollo requires a firmware update to use UAD version 7, and the UAD v7 firmware is incompatible with earlier versions of UAD software. The required firmware is in the UAD v7 installer; be sure to click "OK" when prompted by the UAD Meter & Control Panel to update the firmware, then power-cycle Apollo to complete the firmware update. Click "Show More Detail" below for additional information.
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    Version 6.5.2 - February 27, 2013


    Changes In This Version
    • (Pro Tools) Resolved issue where certain UAD plug-in settings are not recalled when opening sessions saved with earlier UAD versions
    • (Cubase 64-bit) Resolved issue where host can become unresponsive with projects that have high memory usage
    Additional Release Notes

     

    Version 6.5.1 - February 21, 2013


    Change In This Version
    Additional Release Notes

     

    Version 6.5.0 - February 14, 2013


    Five New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Universal Audio
    Three New UAD-2 Plug-Ins from Direct Development Partners
    Other Changes – Mac and Windows
    • Resolved various graphics and control anomalies introduced with 64-bit plug-ins
    Other Changes – Mac (since v6.4.1 public beta)
    • OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 is qualified
    • 32-bit and 64-bit hosts are qualified
    • Resolved UAD plug-in random disabling issue
    • Resolved issue preventing operation in 32-bit kernel mode
    • (Apollo) Console’s Channel Strip Editor feature is re-enabled
    Other Changes – Windows (since v6.4.0)
    • Sonnox Oxford EQ is included
    • Resolved issue with Sonar X2 when available DSP is exceeded
    • Resolved issue when Apollo or UAD-2 Satellite are powered before the computer is started
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    Version 6.4.1 - January 3, 2013


    About This Release
    • UAD v6.4.1 for Mac OS X is a public beta release intended primarily for Apple Logic Pro 9 64-bit users. Although 32-bit and 64-bit versions of VST and Audio Units plug-ins are included, they are not fully tested with other hosts.
    • Users of 32-bit hosts such as Avid Pro Tools and Ableton Live 8 should not install UAD v6.4.1. Instead, UAD v6.3.2 is recommended. Full support for 32-bit and 64-bit hosts will be included in a future release.
    • This release supports all UAD-2 devices (UAD-2 PCIe cards, UAD-2 Satellite, and Apollo audio interface).
    New Features
    • Mac OS X 64-bit UAD Powered Plug-Ins (VST and Audio Units)
    System Requirements
    • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion is required
    • Mac OS X 64-bit kernel mode is required
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    Version 6.4.0 - November 28, 2012


    Note: This release is for Windows 7 64-bit editions only

    New Features
    • Windows 64-bit versions of all UAD Powered Plug-Ins
    • Windows drivers & support for Apollo
    • Windows drivers & support for UAD-2 Satellite
    Other Changes
    • Windows 7 64-Bit Edition w/SP1 is required
    Known Issue In This Release
    • (Pro Tools) There is a critical known issue with this release that can cause certain UAD plug-in settings to be lost. The issue is resolved in UAD v6.5.2 and higher.
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    Version 6.3.2 - November 1, 2012


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins
    Other Changes
    • Mono VST versions are not included for new UAD plug-ins
    • (Mac) UAD icons are not duplicated in OS X Dock
    • (Logic) Resolved Audio Units plug-in validation issue under OS X Lion 10.7.5
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    Version 6.3.1 - October 1, 2012


    New Features
    • Support for the new UAD-2 OCTO Card
    • (Logic Pro) UAD plug-in chaining reduces latency
    Apollo Changes
    • Support for the new Thunderbolt Option Card
    • Improved latency reporting to host applications
    • Resolved audio artifacts present on input 8 under specific DSP loading conditions
    • "Command-F" keyboard shortcut returns Console to upper left of screen
    • (Apollo/Satellite) Improved performance with UAD FireWire devices
    Other Changes
    • (Oxford EQ) Resolved issues that could cause the host to stop responding
    • (Mac) OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is supported
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    Version 6.3.0 - August 1, 2012


    New UAD-2 EQ Plug-In
    Other Changes
    • Improved operation with Direct Developer plug-ins
    • Resolved DSP Load Limit issue introduced in v6.2.0
    • (Win) Resolved installer errors with Windows 7 & Vista
    • (Mac) Installation is enabled with OS X Mountain Lion
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    Version 6.2.0 - April 4, 2012


    Three new UAD-2 Plug-Ins
    Other Changes
    • UAD-1 software is no longer included
    • (Mac) OS X 10.5 Leopard is no longer supported
    • (Apollo) Resolved RealVerb Pro crash issue
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    Version 6.1.1 - March 19, 2012


    Changes in this release:
    About this release:
    • v6.1.1 is for Apollo only (no changes for other UAD devices)
    • For detailed Apollo technical notes, see the Apollo support page

     

    Version 6.1.0 - November 1, 2011


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins:
    Other Changes:
    • Ampex ATR-102 Delay Time values are saved when adjusted with Tape Speed control
    • Additional RTAS enhancements
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    Version 6.0.0 - September 1, 2011


    New UAD-2 Plug-Ins:
    Enhanced UAD-1 and UAD-2 Pro Tools Compatibility:
    • Removal of the VST-to-RTAS adapter
    • Control surface enhancements
    • Category support
    • Much more! See the RTAS support page for the complete list of changes.
    • Important: Pro Tools automation data for discrete (non-continuous) UAD plug-in parameters will be lost by performing this update. Please click "Show More Detail" below for more information.
    Mac:
    • Support for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
    • Resolved PowerPC issue introduced in UAD v5.9.1
    UAD Studer A800:
    • By default, the graphical tape reels now “spin” only if the DAW transport is running
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    Version 5.9.1 - May 27, 2011


    UAD-2:
    • (Lexicon 224) Right channel input/output gain values are properly recalled
    Mac PowerPC:
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    Version 5.9.0 - May 5, 2011


    UAD-2:
    UAD-2 Satellite (Mac):
    • Resolved compatibility issues with Avid/Digidesign 002 & 003 audio interfaces
    • Two units can be used together in a single system
    • Resolved various “err−98” issues
    • Resolved possible unresponsive state when unit is on at system boot or restart
    • Resolved issue requiring specific boot sequence with Avid/Digidesign Mbox 2 Pro
    Studer A800:
    • Support for ganged preset loads via UAD Toolbar
    • Resolved crash issue using ganged controls in some hosts
    • (Mac AU) Auto-calibration now occurs immediately when AutoCal is enabled
    Mac:
    • Resolved “err-26” DSP load rebalancing errors
    • Resolved “err-50” issue when “Limit DSP Load” setting is exceeded
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    Version 5.8.1 (Mac only) - February 22, 2011


    Mac:
    • Support for UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerator

     

    Version 5.8.0 - December 1, 2010


    UAD-2:
    Mac:
    • UAD drivers are now compatible with 64-bit kernel mode
    • Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" is no longer supported
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    Version 5.7.0 - September 23, 2010


    All Platforms:
    • UAD VCA VU is now officially licensed and renamed to UAD dbx 160
    UAD-2:
    • New delay plug-in: EP-34 Classic Tape Echo
    • Firmware update resolves potential flash memory errors
    Win:
    • UAD Meter settings are now obeyed under certain DAWs with Vista/Win7
    • (RTAS) Manley Massive Passive and Precision Enhancer Hz are now installed on non-english language systems
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    Version 5.6.0 - March 11, 2010


    All Platforms:
    • Enhanced reverb plug-in: UAD Plate 140 is now UAD EMT 140 with additional controls
    • (4K Channel Strip) Minor Q control revisions now better reflect the reference hardware
    • (FATSO Sr.) Minor Attack and Release control revisions now better reflect the reference hardware
    • (Cooper Time Cube) Coils setting in automation now matches GUI value
    UAD-2:
    • New EQ plug-ins: UAD Manley Massive Passive & Massive Passive Mastering
    • New Precision Series plug-in: UAD Precision Enhancer Hz
    • Firmware update resolves reboot and “Error 74” issues
    Win:
    • UAD-2 Driver enhancements significantly improve host CPU performance and address CPU spiking
    • Resolved issue saving custom RTAS presets from within some UAD plug-ins
    Mac:
    • Apple WaveBurner (v1.6.x) no longer crashes on quit
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    Version 5.5.0 - October 28, 2009


    All Platforms:
    • New EQ plug-in: UAD Trident A-Range Classic Console EQ
    • (EMT 250) New Noise parameter optionally eliminates modeled noise floor
    • (EMT 250) Improved Wet/Dry slider mouse tracking
    • (1176LN/SE) Added output dB labels for controls view and automation
    RTAS:
    • Mellowmuse ATA plug-in and manual are updated to version 1.4
    Mac:
    • UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop now supports “Higher Performance” graphics mode
    • Resolved Err -50, Not Responding, and Kernel Panic errors with UAD-2 Duo & Quad
    • Resolved excessive UAD-2 unload times when quitting Logic Pro
    • Resolved UAD-1e wake from sleep issue on some Mac Pro systems
    • Fixed scrolling of horizontal controls which were previously reversed
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    Version 5.4.1 - September 3, 2009


    UAD-2:
    • (FATSO Jr./Sr.) Minor functional and sonic changes improve usability and emulation accuracy:
    • All LEDs turn off when power disabled
    • Ch 2 parameters default to OFF/"0" in mono instance
    • Improvements to interaction between Compressor threshold and Tranny circuit
    • Removed discontinuities in the saturation curve at clip level
    • Copy+Paste settings from mono to stereo now working
    • IMPORTANT: FATSO Jr./Sr. v5.4.1 session and preset settings are not backwards compatible with v5.4.0
      Please see the release notes for more information.
    Windows:
    • New "Clear CPU Affinity" setting reduces CPU spiking on most multiprocessor systems (UAD-2 only)
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    Version 5.4.0 - July 29, 2009


    All Platforms:
    • New EQ plug-ins: UAD Neve 31102 and 31102SE
    • (UAD Meter) 1176SE no longer uses 1176LN RunOn setting in plug-ins tab
    • (Fairchild) Automation is no longer overwritten when controls are linked
    • (UAD 4K Channel Strip) Clicking "OFF" labels now disable HP and LP filters
    • (Cooper Time Cube) Improved control resolution in lower ranges
    UAD-2:
    • New special plug-ins: UAD EL7 FATSO Jr. and FATSO Sr.
    • New reverb plug-in: UAD EMT 250
    Windows:
    • (UAD-2) Reduced host loads on multiprocessor systems
    • (UAD-2) Improved host CPU spiking/dropouts in Vista
    Mac:
    • (AU) Removed Fairchild Mono Audio Units plug-in
    • (VST) Mono(m) plug-ins no longer load on UAD-2 when RunOn is set to UAD-1
    • (UAD-1) Resolved intermittent kernel panic on certain systems during driver install, driver load, or system wake
    RTAS:
    • Additional UAD RTAS presets
    • Fixed issue with enabling Tempo Sync in CS-1, DM-1, and DM-1L
    • Pasting 1176LN/SE or LA-2A settings via UAD preset menu no longer zeros parameter values
    • (UAD-2) Latency is now 1x the hardware I/O buffer size instead of 2x
    • (Mac) Pro Tools 8 no longer hangs using Precision Multiband on UAD-2
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    Version 5.3.0 - March 25, 2009


    All Platforms:
    • New plug-in: UAD 4K Channel Strip
    • New plug-in: UAD 4K Buss Compressor
    • New plug-in: UAD Cooper Time Cube Mk II (UAD-2 only)
    • Extra presets are included in installation
    • Enhanced dialogs when loading authorizations
    • (UAD Meter) Added key command for "Always On Top" mode
    • (UAD Meter) Card disable button updates after scrolling in System Information tab
    • (UAD Meter) Use Host Mode setting works properly in Cubase 4/Nuendo 4
    RTAS:
    • UAD buffer automatically configures to match audio hardware I/O setting
    • Mono instances generally use less DSP
    • Factory presets available in RTAS format
    • (Mac) Fixed plug-in UI drawing issues under Mac OS 10.5 Leopard
    UAD-2:
    • New firmware improves overall performance and stability
    • RE-201 now sonically matches UAD-1 version
    • Fixed "DSP Load Limit" error with multiple Cambridge EQ instantiations
    • Fixed Precision EQ "DSP Limit Expired" error when DSP Load Lock is disabled
    • Fixed intermittent audio corruption and system spiking with Precision De-Esser
    Windows:
    • Plug-in subfolders are created when UAD presets saved with UAD Toolbar
    Mac:
    • Authorization files can be dragged onto UAD Meter window
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    Version 5.2.0 - December 18, 2008


    All Platforms:
    • New console EQ plug-ins: UAD Harrison 32C and 32C SE
    • New phase utility plug-in: UAD Little Labs IBP
    • Fixed issue with control values sometimes "jumping" in relative circular mode
    • (RTAS) Includes Mellowmuse ATA automatic delay compensation plug-in
    • (UAD-2) RTAS is fully supported
    • (UAD-2) All UAD-1 Plug-Ins are now available for UAD-2
    • (UAD-2) New Pro Tools Configuration window for UAD-2
    • (UAD-2) All UAD-1 Plug-Ins are now available for UAD-2
    • (UAD-2) New Pro Tools Configuration window in UAD Meter & Control Panel
    • (UAD-2) Global bypass now releases DSP resources
    • (UAD-2) Parameters updated properly after global bypass re-enable
    • (UAD-2) Roland Dimension D sonics now match UAD-1
    • (UAD-2) Neve 1081 sonics now match UAD-1
    • (UAD-2) Plate 140 controls mode modulation parameters now active
    • (UAD-2) Plate 140(m) no longer louder than UAD-1 equivalent
    • (UAD-2) Precision Maximizer now outputs audio when Limit is enabled
    • (UAD-2) UAD Meter & Control Panel prompts for authorization when needed
    Windows:
    • File replace confirmation now appears saving presets via plug-in toolbar
    • (UAD-2) VCA VU is now installed correctly
    • (UAD-1) Authorization files can now be dragged to meter in Vista x64
    Mac:
    • (UAD-2) Sleep support is implemented
    • (AU) Scroll wheel control of parameters now updates hosts and automation
    • (AU) AU plug-ins host load no longer higher than VST versions
    • (AU) Plug-in bar paste settings now updates automation values
    • (AU-Logic) Plug-in buffers (residual sounds) now cleared in Logic
    • (AU-Logic) Reduced host load/CPU spikes in Logic with "live" tracks
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    Version 5.1.0 - September 25, 2008


    All Platforms:
    • (UAD-1) New plug-ins: UAD Moog Filter & UAD Moog Filter SE
    • (UAD-2) Resolved Plate 140 crash issues
    • (Pultec) Resolved allocation errors under certain conditions
    Windows:
    • (UAD-1) Resolved software version mismatch under certain conditions
    Mac:
    • (UAD-2) Resolved system hang (spinning cursor) under certain conditions
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    Version 5.0.0 - August 29, 2008


    All Platforms:
    • Support for the new UAD-2 product line
    • New UAD Meter & Control Panel for UAD-1 and UAD-2
    • New Plug-In Toolbar for UAD-1 and UAD-2
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    Version 4.10.0 - March 12, 2008


    All Platforms:
    • New classic VCA compressor plug-in: UAD VCA VU
    • New dynamic filter plug-in: UAD Precision Enhancer kHz
    • (Precision Buss Compressor) Display range of Gain Reduction Meter changed to -16.0db - 0.0dB
    • (TrackAdv) Settings are now recalled properly on session load
    Mac:
    • (UAD Meter) Authorizations window now accounts for Dock size
    • (UAD Meter) Resolved crash when opening Authorizations window when driver not present or version mismatch
    Windows:
    • Host no longer crashes when plug-in removed while demo dialog is still open
    • Demo dialog no longer prevents CPU Load Limit dialog from appearing if both occur simultaneously
    • (Samplitude) VST(m) plug-ins no longer cause crash

     

    Version 4.9.0 - December 12, 2007


    All Platforms:
    • New Precision Mastering Series Plug-In: UAD Precision Buss Compressor
    • New Plug-In: UAD SPL Transient Designer
    • (Precision series) Input metering (where applicable) is now post-input gain
    • (Precision Limiter) Clicking on Hold/Type LED controls behaves properly
    • (Precision Multiband) Improved meter color ranges are more suitable for peak metering
    • (RE-201) Delay time displays now redraw if covered by another window
    • (Plate 140/DreamVerb) Fixed BSOD/kernel panic that could occur under specific conditions
    • (Ableton Live) VST(m) instance settings changes no longer affect second instance
    Windows:
    • Fixed Sonar compatibility mode glitches in mixdown on multiprocessing systems
    • Authorizations window now fits at 1024 x 768 display resolution
    • UAD plug-ins no longer "hijack" keyboard commands in Pro Tools, Ableton Live, or Magix Samplitude

     

    Version 4.8.0 - September 25, 2007


    All Platforms:
    • New Precision Mastering Series Plug-In: UAD Precision Maximizer
    • New Precision Mix Series Plug-In: UAD Precision De-Esser
    • (Realverb Pro, ModFilter, Nigel) Eliminated fade-in at beginning of offline bounce
    • (ModFilter) Renders no longer have silence in first 4096 samples
    Windows:
    • System sleep is improved

     

    Version 4.7.1 - August 17, 2007


    All Platforms:
    • Support for UAD-Xpander
    Mac:
    • Resolved kernel panic on wake from sleep after several sleep/wake cycles
    • Resolved Precision Multiband playback glitch when used on track insert in Logic
    • Multiple UAD-1 cards are supported in Magma chassis connected via ExpressCard
    • Mac OS 10.4.10 is now correctly displayed in UAD-1 Meter System Information window
    Windows:
    • UAD VST to RTAS Adapter is updated to version 2.11
    • Resolved "err=3" issue that occurred on some systems
    • New "Sonar compatibility mode" option improves Sonar performance
    • Resolved Wavelab "serious error" issue that occurred on some systems

     

    Version 4.7.0 - June 21, 2007


    All Platforms:
    • New channel strip plug-in: UAD Neve 88RS
    • New compressor plug-in: UAD LA-3A
    Mac:
    • System sleep is now supported
    Windows:
    • Resolved UAD-1 not responding in systems with greater than 2GB RAM
    • Resolved installation issues on certain XP systems
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 is no longer supported

     

    Version 4.6.0 - April 12, 2007


    All Platforms:
    • Resolved potential noise burst issue with UAD Helios Type 69
    Mac:
    • Requires Mac OS X version 10.4 or higher
    Windows:
    • Drivers are signed
    • Plug-in demo dialog won't cause crash in certain hosts during plug-in scan
    • (Vista) User Account Control can be enabled
    • (Vista) UAD software does not require Administrator privileges

     

    Version 4.5.1 - January 17, 2007


    Mac:
    • Fixed intermittent crashes in various hosts when closing certain plug-in editors
    • Modfilter/Phasor "Enable" parameter now correctly displays "Off/On" values in automation
    • UAD RTAS Adapter v2 now requires Mac OS 10.4 (Pro Tools 7, required for Adapter v2, requires Mac OS 10.4)
    • (RTAS) CS-1 plug-ins once again load saved settings (PowerPC-only issue)
    • (AU) Fixed Logic 7 AU Manager crash under OS 10.3.9
    • (AU) DM-1L default settings now match VST default settings
    Windows:
    • 64-bit driver support

     

    Version 4.5.0 - November 14, 2006


    All Platforms:
    • New equalizer plug-ins: UAD Neve 1081 and UAD Neve 1081SE
    • Full "Touch Fader" automation support
    • Single unified installer for all plug-in formats
    • Includes Version 2 of UAD VST to RTAS Adapter from FXpansion
    Mac:
    • Universal Binary for Intel-based Mac compatibility

     

    Version 4.4.1 - September 28, 2006


    All Platforms:
    • (33609SE) Optimized DSP
    Windows:
    • (Plate 140) Clicking reverb time "+" button no longer crashes host

     

    Version 4.4.0 - September 15, 2006


    All Platforms:
    • New compressor plug-ins: UAD Neve 33609 & UAD Neve 33609SE
    Windows:
    • 1176/Cambridge/DV/RV/DimD Controls no longer jump when GUI is opened over cursor position

     

    Version 4.3.0 - June 1, 2006


    All Platforms:
    • New equalizer plug-ins: UAD Neve 1073 & UAD Neve 1073SE
    • (RE-201) Improved accuracy of displayed delay times
    • (RTAS) Third instance of CS-1 no longer crashes Pro Tools
    Mac:
    • Mac OS X version 10.3.9 or higher is required
    • (AU/Logic) New Live Mode option for reduced latency in Logic (Logic v7.2.1 required)
    • (AU/Logic) Support for importing Logic OS 9/Windows projects containing VST versions of UAD plug-ins (Logic v7.2.1 required)

     

    Version 4.2.0 - March 9, 2006


    All Platforms:
    • New Space Echo plug-in: UAD Roland RE-201
    • (Precision Limiter) Added selectable meter type for full K-System compatibility
    • (Precision Multiband) Resolved issue with level-dependent surge during bypass/enable
    • (TremModEcho) ModDelay Sync no longer grays out when Echo type changed
    Mac:
    • (AU) Controls changed via key up/down now correctly write to automation
    • (AU) Resolved Digital Performer DSP allocation issue in multicard systems(AU)
    • (AU) Resolved rare Digital Performer crash when opening sessions with plug-ins that support Tempo Sync
    • Mac OS 10.2.x "Jaguar" is no longer supported

     

    Version 4.1.0 - December 22, 2005


    All Platforms:
    • New Precision Mastering Series plug-in: UAD Precision Multiband
    • DMA enhancements improve non-realtime renders
    • (Dimension D) Eliminated click when changing mode
    • (ModDelay) Depth values over 170c are now recognized by text entry
    • (DM-1/L, RS-1) Right Pan value no longer lost when saved with project
    Mac:
    • Improved DMA engine provides more efficient PCI data transfer resulting in lower host CPU load
    • UAD Driver Utility updated to eliminate errors under Mac OS 10.4.3
    Windows:
    • DirectX is no longer supported

     

    Version 4.0.0 - October 5, 2005


    All Platforms:
    • New chorus plug-in: UAD Roland Dimension D
    • Tempo Synchronization for CS-1 and Nigel family plug-ins
    • (Precision Limiter) Fixed issue which could cause clicks on mixdown in certain hosts
    • (Precision EQ) Presets are now saved correctly under all conditions
    • (Fairchild) Cubase/Nuendo no longer crashes when read and write automation are simultaneously enabled
    • (CS-1/DM-1/DM-1L) Mod type is now restored properly when set to Tri90 or Tri180 in session/preset
    • (CS-1 family) Bank support and new default presets
    • (Nigel family) New default presets
    • (VST) Mono plug-ins are now installed into separate "Mono" subfolder
    Mac:
    • Fixed drawing problem where knobs sometimes wouldn't draw if editor instantiated partly offscreen
    • Installers are now distributed in .zip format
    • Control-click ("select" click) on slider now sends current parameter value to host for automation
    • (AU) UAD plug-ins now work correctly in Digital Performer when instantiated in mono-in/stereo-out configurations
    • (AU) Fixed crash in Digital Performer when deleting/re-instantiating a plug-in with automation data present
    • Mac OS 9 is no longer supported
    Windows:
    • Optimized "Turbo DMA" engine provides full support for the latest multi-processor and multi-core systems, and enhanced performance with FireWire and USB audio interfaces
    • Windows 98SE/ME is no longer supported

     

    Version 3.9.0 - June 23, 2005


    All Platforms:
    • New chorus plug-in: UAD Roland CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
    • Reduced "UAD Not Responding" issues
    • (Pultec/Pultec Pro) Reduced clicks/pops when enabling modules
    • (Precision EQ) Reduced clicks/pops on initial band enable and power switch toggle
    Mac:
    • (OS X) Support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
    • (G5) Reduced clicks/pops during export
    • (AU) Resolved touch automation issues
    • (AU) UAD DSP resources released during Logic Pro 7.1 bypass & freeze
    • (AU) New bypass mode reduces CPU spikes/dropouts under Digital Performer
    • (OS X-VST) Mono UAD plug-ins for cross-platform compatibility and complex routings
    • (OS 9) Cycling certain plug-in presets no longer causes system freeze

     

    Version 3.8.0 - January 20, 2005


    All Platforms:
    • New Precision Mastering plug-in: UAD Precision Equalizer

     

    Version 3.7.0 - November 18, 2004


    All Platforms:
    • New reverb plug-in: UAD Plate 140
    • Resolved control tracking issue introduced in version 3.6.0
    • (Controls now switch values midway between positions again)
    • (Precision Limiter) Fixed one sample offset in reported plug-in delay
    • (DreamVerb) Pops/clicks when plug-in turned on has been eliminated
    • (Pultec) Added factory presets
    • (DelayComp/TrackAdv) Added preset support
    Mac:
    • (DreamVerb) Resolved issue with loading presets created by certain VST hosts
    • (OS X) AMD-8131 DMA mode is now auto-detected and changed if necessary
    • (AU) Added support for saving VST presets
    • (AU) UAD plug-ins pass current Apple AU validation tests with no warnings
    • (MAS) Resolved DreamVerb issue with random noise bursts when automation enabled
    • (G5) Improved multicard performance on systems without AMD-8131 controller (which as of this writing includes the dual 1.8GHz model M9454LL/A)

     

    Version 3.6.0 - August 31, 2004


    All Platforms:
    • New Precision Mastering plug-in: UAD Precision Limiter
    • Improved knob control and resolution in Circular modes (including fine control with Shift key)
    • Reduced host memory used by multiple instances of Fairchild
    • Reduced plug-in file sizes for faster downloads and less hard disk usage
    • Resolved UI anomaly in DreamVerb when Horseshoe 2 Shape Blend is at 100%
    Mac:
    • (OS X) Added auto-unload of UAD plug-ins "orphaned" by forced quit, unexpected quit (crash), or improper cleanup by the host application
      (This was already being done in Windows and Mac OS 9)
    • (AU) Parameters with only two states now display their textual values correctly in "generic" views and on external control surfaces
    • (AU) UAD plug-ins pass current Apple AU validation tests

     

    Version 3.5.2 - June 30, 2004


    All Platforms:
    • Resolved "UAD Not Responding" error when RealVerb-Pro is used with Pultec-Pro
    • Added input mute to RealVerb-Pro and DreamVerb to eliminate noise blasts caused by invalid inputs to the plug-ins
    • Resolved issue with DreamVerb in mono-in/stereo-out mode (right channel predelay no longer set to 0)
    • Resolved RTAS issue with UAD DelayComp ("Plug-ins" parameter now compensates for multiple plug-ins correctly)
    • Improved DMA/interrupt handling to enable higher plug-in counts and/or lower host loads on some systems with multiple UAD cards
    • Reduced system memory use (may resolve some card initialization errors, e.g. "No system memory resources", "MapRDRAM failed", etc. under Windows, and resolves potential issues initializing multiple cards under Mac OS X 10.2.x)
    Mac:
    • (OS X) Reduced DSP load during bypass in most hosts
    • (OS X) Text entry implemented
    • (G5) Improved performance on G5 systems with multiple UAD cards (particularly with FireWire and USB interfaces)
    • (AU) Keyboard shortcuts implemented
    • (AU) Mono-in/stereo-out mode in Digital Performer reenabled
    • (AU ) GUI meters now continue working if multiple instances of a plug-in are instantiated and one is removed
    • (MAS) Fairchild settings now restore properly when session is reloaded

     

    Version 3.5.1 - March 31, 2004


    All Platforms:
    • Fixed Pultec-Pro and DreamVerb issues when running at 192kHz
    • Fixed DreamVerb distortion when re-enabled
    • Delay modules no longer slew when resuming
    Mac:
    • Fixed DreamVerb effect bypass when re-enabled
    • Mono-in/stereo-out has been disabled in MOTU Digital Performer to increase stability

     

    Version 3.5.0 - March 15, 2004 (CD-ROM only)


    All Platforms:
    • New vintage EQ plug-in: UAD Pultec-Pro
    • Cambridge: Reduced CPU load of graphics redraw
    • Fairchild: Improved Lat / Vert presets (#6-9)
    • Fairchild: Added new presets
    Mac:
    • Reduced host loads on G5 systems (all OS versions), and non-G5's running OS X 10.3
    • (G5) Added AMD-8131 mode setting in UAD Meter
    • (G5) Improved performance, particularly with FireWire & USB interfaces
    • (G5) RealVerb Pro: Resolved dropouts with FireWire & USB interfaces
    • (AU) Reverb tails now sound when transport stopped in Digital Performer
    • (AU) Fixed Digital Performer crashes when removing plug-ins or changing screensets
    • (AU) Cambridge: Resolved gain knob automation issue

     

    Version 3.4.0 - January 14, 2004


    All Platforms:
    • New compressor plug-ins: UAD Fairchild and UAD Fairchild Mono

     

    Version 3.3.1 - December 22, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • DreamVerb noise burst under certain conditions has been resolved

     

    Version 3.3.0 - December 18, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • Added support for AMD-8131 PCI-X chipsets (used on 64-bit Opteron and Mac G5 systems)
    • DreamVerb now correctly releases CPU resources when bypassed via UAD Performance Meter
    • Dreamverb right channel dry signal no longer missing in mono-in/stereo out configuration
    • DelayComp bug when used with non-zero samples parameter on a send (or mono track/bus in Logic)
    Mac:
    • Support for Mac OS X VST and Audio Units
    • (VST9) "Live Mode Behavior" switch for Logic Audio
    Windows:
    • Added support for Windows Server 2003
    • Resolved host CPU loading issue introduced in 3.2.0

     

    Version 3.2.0 - September 23, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • New reverb plug-in: UAD DreamVerb
    • New presets bundle (available as separate download)
    • Fine control mode (shift+drag) with horizontal/vertical sliders now provides increased resolution
    Mac:
    • Logic Audio issues no longer occur when UAD Powered Plug-Ins are used where their input is derived from any source in a "live mode". (Logic version 6.1.1 or higher required)
    • (MAS) Control+click on A/B button in Cambridge EQ now behaves as described in manual
    Windows:
    • UAD Meter "Invalid System Time" error under Win98/ME in timezones ahead of GMT
    • UAD Meter "Card Not Available" error for some multiple card users
    • Intermittent Windows 2K/XP Blue Screen error:"IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"
    • Improved stability when exiting host applications in Windows 98/ME

     

    Version 3.1.0 - June 6, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • New EQ plug-in: UAD Cambridge EQ
    • UAD Cambridge has full-featured 14-day demo and replaces feature-limited version in 3.0
    • New 1176SE "Special Edition" plug-in uses very little DSP
    • UAD DSP load limiting avoids overloading host system
    • LA2A and 1176LN use less DSP and also more accurately model the hardware with certain extreme settings and/or program material
    • TrackAdv has new color to easily distinguish it from DelayComp
    • Preflex Morph distortion under certain conditions has been fixed
    • 1176LN Input knob in All Buttons mode is more accurate (may affect sessions and presets using extreme settings in this mode)
    • Nigel ModDelay/Echo parameters are now properly recalled in Logic Audio
    • DelayComp no longer causes noise and/or crashes in some hosts during parameter value changes
    • Text entry now accepts "," in place of "." for European users
    Mac:
    • Up to four UAD cards are supported with automatic load balancing
    • New control modes: circular (jump), relative circular (grab), and linear (slider)
    • New UAD Meter Configuration window
    • Plug-in latency is displayed in System Information window
    • RealVerb Materials and Shape parameters now accept text entry
    Windows:
    • (DX) UAD plug-ins have significantly less host CPU load
    • Drivers now load after reboot when multiple cards installed on some Win2K/XP systems
    • (DX) Offline processing no longer truncates end of selected region in most hosts
    • (DX) Offline Processing no longer results in right channel silence
    • (DX) Additional Pultec delay is now compensated correctly
    • Miscellaneous installer fixes

     

    Version 3.0.1 - February 21, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • Unnecessary error messages (err=3, err=29, etc) have been eliminated
    • Logic 4.x no longer crashes when mono plug-ins are loaded
    • Preflex output is now consistent at all sample rates
    • Nigel Tremolo module no longer changes mode when Preflex Morph is used
    • Installer and uninstaller have been improved
    Mac:
    • UAD Meter no longer causes audio dropouts on some systems
    • Fixed problems opening/closing mono plug-in editors during automation playback
    • UAD plug-ins now use the host knob mode setting
    Windows:
    • (DX) Improved DirectX support
    • (DX) Added support for additional DirectX host applications, including: Sonic Foundry Sound Forge, Acid, and Vegas
    • (DX) Many DirectX issues have been resolved

     

    Version 3.0.0 - February 4, 2003


    All Platforms:
    • New EQ plug-in: UAD Cambridge Demo
    • Mono versions of UAD plug-ins for Logic Audio
    • UAD Track Advance plug-in aligns UAD processed audio tracks with MIDI tracks
    • Bypassing UAD plug-ins now releases DSP resources
    • New Samples parameter in DelayComp and TrackAdv facilitates Pultec compensation
    • Direct text entry of parameter values
    • New keyboard shortcuts to reset and toggle between saved and edited values
    • Up to 32-bit, 192kHz resolution for all UAD plug-ins
    • Graphics resource sharing significantly reduces host memory usage and download size
    • UAD plug-ins now display information messages if errors occur
    • Overall stability is improved
    • ModFilter gain no longer drops when knob touched in highpass mode
    • Echo Recirculate parameter is now stored when set to Infinite
    • LA2A output no longer muted after Bypass>Suspend>Enable
    • LA2A/1176LN/Pultec processing now begins at start of audio
    • 1176LN automation text now matches user interface text
    • Fixed all issues related to 96kHz and higher sample rates
    • UAD Meter no longer displays version mismatch on errors even if versions are correct
    • UAD Meter now displays correct DSP load (under-reported loads are now reported)
    Mac:
    • (MAS) ModDelay and Echo parameters in Nigel and TremModEcho are now saved
    Windows:
    • Up to four UAD cards are supported with automatic load balancing
    • (DX) DirectX support
    • UAD CPU limiting disables UAD plug-ins instead of overloading host system
    • Mouse scroll wheel support
    • New control modes: circular (jump), relative circular (grab), and linear (slider)
    • New UAD Meter includes enhanced System Information and Configuration windows
    • UAD Meter now remembers ‘Always on top’ setting when reopened
    • UAD Meter spacebar no longer activates plug-in disable button
    • Wavelab no longer crashes when quit under Windows 98/Me

     

    Version 2.3.0 - September 25, 2002


    Mac:
    • (VST9) Support for Dual Processor systems
    • Improved driver stability and reduced interrupt latency
    • Improved performance with certain I/O devices (including M-Audio)
    • Driver loads much faster during system startup
    • (MAS) Fixed spurious "Ran out of record buffers" and similar errors

     

    Version 2.2.7 - September 6, 2002


    Mac:
    • (MAS) Support for Dual Processor systems
    • (MAS) Erratic knob movement when adjusting knobs in certain Nigel modules when automation is enabled has been fixed
    • (MAS) Excessive host CPU usage in some UAD plug-ins when automation is enabled has been fixed

     

    Version 2.2.6 - July 18, 2002


    All Platforms:
    • Added support for Emagic Logic Control
    • The Echo wet/dry "Mix" control within Nigel and TremModEcho has been modified to provide increased sensitivity around zero and +/- 100%.
      (Note: On existing projects, the shape of the automation curves for the mix control will be modified slightly)
    • UAD Pultec reset problems have been fixed
    • Nigel/TremModEcho recirculation parameter automation problem has been fixed
    • Pops/clicks when starting playback in Logic Audio have been fixed
    Mac:
    • (VST9) UI graphic offset under certain hosts (ie Opcode Vision) problem has been fixed
    • (VST9) Fixed a problem that could cause clicks during playback or bounce under certain rare conditions

     

    Version 2.2.3 - June 14, 2002


    Mac:
    • (MAS) Support for Mac OS 9 MAS platform

     

    Version 2.2.0 - May 30, 2002


    All Platforms:
    • New EQ plug-in: UAD Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer
    • New Nigel Mod Filter mode: Non-switched Wah

     

    Version 2.1.1 - April 12, 2002


    All Platforms:
    • Intermittent distortion problem when bouncing to disk has been fixed
    • Intermittent noise bursts have been fixed
    • LA-2A distortion in low frequency signals at low signal levels has been fixed

     

    Version 2.1.0 - April 8, 2002


    All Platforms:
    • Nigel advanced guitar processor which includes seven new plug-ins:
      - UAD Nigel
      - UAD Preflex
      - UAD Gate/Compressor
      - UAD Mod Filter
      - UAD Phasor
      - UAD Tremolo
      - UAD Trem/Mod/Echo
    • Reduced PCI bus latency
    • Mixdown click problem has been fixed
    • Buffer size mismatch problem has been addressed by Steinberg and fixed in Nuendo 1.5.3
    Mac:
    • (VST9) Support for Mac OS 9 VST platform

     

    Version 2.0.1


    Windows:
    • Advanced Multi-Processing support
    • Nuendo in-place processing support
    • Latency has been optimized and reduced by 128 samples per plug-in, enabling a minimum latency of 128 samples per plug-in
    • New UAD Performance Meter options enable fine tuning of UAD configuration parameters including large ASIO buffer size support for Steinberg users. These may also provide greater compatibility with other VST host applications and DirectX systems using the Fxpansion VST adapter
    • Deactivation switch in UAD Performance Meter enables temporary disabling of all active Powered Plug-Ins
    • New EX-1M plug-in is a monophonic version of EX-1 that enables independent left and right EQ settings in master effects chains and allows Logic Audio users to conserve UAD DSP resources
    • New DM-1L plug-in is the DM-1 with available delay times of up to 2400 milliseconds per channel includes a right-delay and left-delay line Ratio Link switch
    • New UAD Delay Compensator plug-in allows simplified latency compensation
    • VST host knob mode support for circular, relative circular, and linear parameter changes
    • Dialog box provides specific information when plug-ins fail to load under certain conditions, such as UAD out of memory, mismatched sample rates, mismatched buffer sizes, or plug-ins in use by another application
    • All-new installer minimizes user intervention required on the various Windows platforms
    • Async Distortion problem has been fixed
    • CPU host load has been optimized
    • Vintage compressor no longer clicks at start of audio regions in Logic Audio
    • Vintage compressors 96K operation problems fixed
    • Fixed Cubase hang problem on session open/close with stereo Powered Plug-Ins (Disable/Enable Audio workaround for Cubase users should no longer be necessary)
    • Fixed Cubase hang problem on file audition in sessions with stereo Powered Plug-Ins
    • When insert effects are deactivated with the UAD Performance Meter disable switch, audio is no longer delayed.
    • When master effects are deactivated with the UAD Performance Meter disable switch, audio is no longer muted.
    • DM-1 disable switch no longer disables multiple instances
    • Small one pixel black dots following some knobs and meters have been cleaned up
    • CS-1 title panel eliminated; its presets panel is now visible at 1024x768 within Logic
    • Title panels have been modified and now use less screen real estate
    • RealVerb Pro presets names are now displayed correctly
    • Full support of Windows 98/ME/2000/XP operating systems
    • Wavelab 3.0 support
    • Windows 2000/XP plug-and-play errors fixed

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