NI releases Reaktor 5

Reaktor 5 Unveiled at Musikmesse – Reaktor 5 is the next generation of the modular sound design studio that fuses synthesis, sampling and effects. The latest version introduces the new “Reaktor Core Technology”, resulting in a major technology leap that dramatically widens the scope of Reaktor-based instrument design. With a massive instrument library, powerful new routing options, vastly expanded panel design options, a revised user interface and a host of other improvements, the new version of Reaktor is more than ever an unlimited creative resource for musicians and producers as well as a an open-ended tool for forward-thinking instrument designers.

Reaktor 5 will be available in May 2005 for a suggested retail price of $579 / 499 Euro. An upgrade for owners of Reaktor 4 will be available for $169 / 149 Euro. Owners of NI Komplete CARE 2005 will receive the upgrade at no further costs. All NI Komplete 2 purchases that are registered after April 6th, 2005 are also entitled to a free Reaktor 5 upgrade.

Supported Interfaces: VST, Audio Units, RTAS, DXi, ASIO, Core Audio, DirectSound, Open Sound Control.

Minimum Requirements:

* Windows XP, Pentium 1 GHz/Athlon XP 1.33 GHz, 512 MB RAM

* Mac OS X 10.2.6, G4 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM

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