Native Instruments updates for Akoustik Piano and Battery

Native Instruments have updated Akoustik Piano to version 1.1 and Battery to version 2.1.5.

Native Instruments has updated Akoustik Piano to v1.1 R2.

* Mac: Installer issues with DFD and IRC extensions have been fixed.
* Library patches are now always installed.
* Library patches now contain Performance Views for use in Kontakt 2.1 and higher.
* Library patches now contain additional CC automation (see below).
* New library patches were added with improved overtone logic for all pianos.
* Concert Grand Phil’s upper range was improved.

The following bugs have been resolved:
* CONTENT: In a real piano, when you repedal you hear sustain samples not dry samples.
* CONTENT: the overtone preset is not polyphonic.
* CONTENT: UNA CORDA pedal UNREAL : in a real piano it’s more the timbre not the volume.
* CONTENT: “change_vol” for dry tones doesn’t occur relative to the start value of the event.
* CONTENT: Sustain voices are unnatural when max of voices is reached.
* CONTENT: Release volume should depend on note_length.
* CONTENT: dry tones management not natural when max voices are reached and pedal still down.
* CONTENT: Standard sustain MIDI implementations chart value on/off are not respected.
* CONTENT: Bug in detail script.
* CONTENT: Strange AKP sound with KAWAI MP9000 with internal MIDI and external MIDI in on.
* CONTENT: loading Concert Grand – first note played fades in.

Battery v2.1.5. update:

* Sample Import was greatly improved and the logic was changed in order to provide better mapping of samples to cells
* Empty samples problem for the Jazz kit has been fixed

The following bugs have been resolved:
* CRASH: Changing ASIO settings crash.
* CRASH: Pitch envelope crash.
* CRASH: crashes when the memory overloaded.
* CRASH: change in options > cell trigger velocity crashes Logic7.
* CRASH: crash pressing “eject CD” without CD in drive.
* CRASH: when ProTools Sample buffer is set above 512 – full crash.
* CRASH: Pro Tools disappears when Battery 3/4 cell is triggered.
* CRASH: Crash after visiting Audio/MIDI.
* GROUPING: round robin B row.
* HEADER: Master Level not working correctly.
* HOST: B2 steals cubase keys.
* HOST: Modulation adjust for cells selected in row not working.
* HOST: some modulation settings are not saved in chunk.
* HOST: No prehear in Browser while sequencer is running.
* HOST: Battery automation windows pops up in Sonar.
* IMPORT: Akai import – no refresh in browser.
* IMPORT: Kontakt .nki file import not possible.
* IMPORT: SF2 create strange cell/sample.
* IMPORT: LM4 Mark 1 kits import issue.
* IMPORT: REX slices have wrong order.
* IMPORT: format import problems.
* IMPORT: sort cells according to key order.
* MAPPING: Tune, Pan, and Volume values are lost when replacing a zone.
* MATRIX: cell reverts back to it’s original settings.
* MODULATION: automation assign and automation jumps.
* MODULATION: complete audio dropout while automation.
* MODULATION: Battery 2 – recall modulation issue.
* MODULATION: Parameter does not react to CC if assigned to all cells.
* MODULATION: Midi CCs cannot be removed from list.
* MODULATION: settings are not preserved.
* OUTPUTS: multiple outs Mono do not work.
* PERFORMANCE: Long loading times.
* SETTINGS: midi controller bugs.
* SETTINGS: Output configuration is no longer editable.
* STATUS: show automation.
* USABILITY: can not change root key for empty cells.

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