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Popular Sample Workstation Beefed Up

Popular Sample Workstation Beefed Up

IK Multimedia''s SampTank 2.5 Released

Modena, Italy (Septemeber 9, 2007) – IK Multimedia has announced the release of SampleTank 2.5, the latest version of its powerful sample workstation. Registered users of SampleTank L and XL can download the upgrade to 2.5 for free.

The update includes many new features, including an enhanced built-in multi-effects system with send and master effects, a high-quality studio reverb, the ability to read all ‘Powered by SampleTank’ instruments and more.

SampleTank’s expanded FX system now includes five new Master insert effects and five Send pre/post effects in addition to the previous five effects per part. All are selectable among the expanded list of high quality effects (including DSP taken from IK’s award-winning AmpliTube and T-RackS). In essence, users have up to 15 effects per part (and up to 90 per instance). SampleTank 2.5 allows users to produce music more creatively and efficiently with one of the most sophisticated effects routing systems and high-quality effects around.

SampleTank’s new reverb was derived from its popular Classik Studio Reverb. It brings the overall list of available DSP effects in SampleTank 2.5 to 33, which is more than any other sample-based instrument on the market. The reverb offers a spaciousness and character that cannot be achieved with other instruments.

Other new features include the Global Volume/Pan, Master Loop sync, selectable Portamento curves and 200 new Combi patches. Additionally, the newly boxed version of SampleTank 2.5 XL includes a bonus sound disk.

SampleTank 2.5 XL list price: $499

2.5 update for registered SampleTank users: Free

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A fully functional 10-day trial version of SampleTank 2.5 is available at: