Nektarine 2.5.2

Nektarine 2.5.2

‘available now’

Capable of hosting VST, VST3 and AU plugins, Nektarine can be run in any DAW or other MIDI music software product able to host AAX (Pro Tools), AU, VST or VST3 plugins. If you are using a compatible controller with pads, such as Aruba or the Panorama series, Nektarine now includes comprehensive drum creation capabilities with 4 new plugins: the DP1 Drum Player, K1 Kick Synth, S1 Snare Synth and T1 Tom Synth.

The new look Nektarine 2.5 UI

For Panorama T and P-Series, Aruba (Aura) and GXP users, Nektarine is designed to enable control of plugins from compatible Nektar hardware complete with parameter and patch browsing, as well as create drum beats with the new software add-ons.

There are many improvements in Nektarine 2.5 including a revised UI which displays all instrument and effect plugins in the Rack and adds a Browser pane to the right of any window.

Additional features and improvements include:

  • Master output control and meter.
  • Channel output meter added to all instrument and send channels
  • Mixer page showing¬† instrument and send channels in a traditional mixer layout.
  • Revised Pads page for Aruba (Aura) users showing all 16 pads in one view.
  • DP1 Drum Player includes over 500 unique drum instruments and 40 kits
  • Pads swap, copy and paste features.
  • Drag and drop of content from the browser to plugin slots and pads.
  • Better regression map handling should ensure preservation of mapping as plugins are updated.
  • Audio folder mounting for audio browsing of libraries.
  • Plugin scan on startup option added.
  • Multi-threaded audio processing.
  • A ton of bug fixes.

Current users can download the latest version from their Nektartech account.

The new pad view and DP1 drum player

Display setup for plug-in parameters