API® Complete UAD Bundle
API Complete UAD Plug‑In Bundle
i was excited to see an update but the sheer disappointment in the community comments makes me wonder if the high update price justify’s paying that much. Alas I will wait for a sale or a coupon in the time being
thx for this "cheap" update !
"Legacy" Owners Deserve an Update
Cmon y'all. Give the legacy folks what they deserve: a proper update path (and $150 ain't it)
I won't buy any new emulation until Universal Audio does not change his "update" policy.
Robbery! Nog cool
Jetzt besitze ich Legacy so eine frechheit von UAD
The best way to refine a mix
very efficient on drums and mix buss; rich of harmonics and super versatile on everything needs more punch
An update for 150 bucks?
I own an API Vision Channel (now legacy). An "update" for $150? No, thanks. You need to rethink this.
Una estafa Robo y Ridiculos
Compré la colección de canales de API Vision hace Un mes . Esta versión "mejorada", que es esencialmente la misma, dejó obsoleta mi licencia actual, y ahora tengo que comprar este producto una vez más para mantenerme actualizado. En mi lista de complementos, está claro que soy el propietario de API Vision Strip Collection, ya que muestra la licencia de este complemento, que tiene exactamente el mismo nombre (!) Con un pequeño lavado de cara que es de $ 300.00. Básicamente, rebajaron mi licencia a una especie de "legado", ya que no indica que ya sea propietario de este complemento mientras lo veo en el sitio de la UAD. Estoy decepcionado de tan gran compañía que estafa los artistas que apenas estamos sobreviviendo con esta pandemia porfavor necesitamos una solución rápiday sin costo adicional.
Ridiculous price for upgrading!!! How about some loyalty towards your loyal customers UAD!!!!
Ridiculous to have to pay $200 Canadian to upgrade this plugin which I bought recently. More and more people will be looking for other options if this model of fleecing loyal customers continues. A lot of customers like myself have invested many thousands of $$ both in uad hardware and plugins.
Give us a break!!!
habe vor kurzem die API CS gekauft.
Sorry, jetzt fühle ich mich als wollte mann mir das Geld aus der Tasche ziehen!
Una estafa!!!! Un robo Sin Vergüenzas
Francamente UAD hace poco pude adquirir el Api vision Chanel strep ahora para utilizar me dicen de paga 149euros es un robot y es ridiculo porfavor deja de aprovechar de los artistas que apenas estamos sobreviviendo
Je suis très dessus et triste, je possède déjà le plug-ins, je demande à UAD d'êtres clément envers ses clients fidèle qui on acheter plus que 100 plug-ins et qui aime UAD, merci de nous offrir le petit sur plus ajouter sur le plug-ins, avec mes meilleures salutations
6 months later….legacy
Something about fairness.
Well, I have to chime in on the bad reviews on this one, UA. I hope you read these comments. There's a lot of them. And I read them everywhere.
I bought both the (now legacy) API Vision Strip AND the API 500 EQ Collection, not that long ago. The what the new Vision strip brings of new features and sound, apart from integrating the API 560 EQ into the strip, does not at all justify an upgrade fee of 149€.
Generally I'm a huge fan of your products, and all my previous reviews have been 5 stars for very good reasons. I know I'm late in the UAD game, and have been using your products for about a year only. And I think most of us can agree that generally there's a certain steepness to your prices, especially the price of getting into the game investing in the hardware to run the software. And I think most of us agree there's also a fairness to that, with regards to the high quality and modelling and the pleasure it is to work with. Using the sales throughout the last year, I invested a huge amount of money into your ecosystem. And as I'm not some hot shot producer at all, for me it's really a lot of money. At least I'm hoping for longevity and decency when it comes to simple upgrades.
In other words we as customers are indeed willing to pay a bit for that extra quality. But it's got to to be fair. This latest upgrade to the API Vision channel strip is not fair at all. There's simply too little to justify the price. I think it was Will or Drew who wrote on the forum, that the prices was comparable to the Helios upgrade. Well, the Helios upgrade was a serious upgrade, adding transformers, gain stage, interacting EQ's and Unision plus a gorgeous new UI. A completely different upgrade experience that was all worth the price. But this one, gives you nothing in comparison. It already had Unison. The Preamp and compressor and 550L EQ is the same. The 560L is similar to the API 560 EQ that I have also already paid for. There's something new at the output stage. But nothing that justifies the price. Not even close. And I think it's obvious for you too, as it is for everyone.
So what would be a decent upgrade price. Well I'll say if you set the price to 99€, it would still be a bit to the far side, but it would be OK. And then stick in that preamp to the bundle. I would probably buy it right away. Some of us would. You know us well. We're deeply loyal and respect your work, your approach and your great customer support. But I repeat it again; there has to be fairness. With this release there is'nt.
In regards to fairness, It would'nt be unfair to send a 50€ coupon in our direction.
downgrading, so bad!
Thanks, so I now need to buy it again. You guys are too much about money! Do not buy =( Time to move away from UA your getting to similar to Avid.
Very good evolution of the UAD Api Series
Very impressed with the Api pre and evolved Channel Strip. The Channel Strip has no value on the main bus as a main mix enhancer, but on individual tracks it is sounding sweet. It is definitely a quality console emulation and combined with putting through my SSL analogue mixer it really is delivering quality recording.
The API pre is a very smooth pre. Comapred to the Neve 73 it is much more transient and gives a nice modern production vibe to the vocal. I already owned everything Api so its good to have the updated channel strip which is a definite imrovemet and this very use unison Api pre. I like the updtes on the eqs too.
This should not be a paid update for existing owners.......pure greed...
Bad business practices! Not the way to keep satisfied customers.
I'll just add my name to the list. Just purchased API Vision Strip Collection and 2 days later it was a legacy item. Now I have to pay the same amount again to get the new API Vision Strip Collection with an additional item. Wow! What a rip-off. These guys are disgusting!!!