McDSP APB plug-ins now run natively on Intel & Apple silicon
Posted on: Monday 17th of October 2022
McDSP has announced the release of universal binary versions of the entire APB plug-in line up. [Resolution V18.4 reviewed the innovative McDSP APB hardware host] McDSP APB plug-ins can now run natively on both Intel and Apple silicon computers. This release also takes advantage of recent mac OS improvements in graphics rendering for both Intel and Apple silicon processors, for Mojave, Catalina, Big Sur, and Monterey operating systems. The APB hardware drivers were already updated to run natively on Intel and Apple silicon computers in 2021. Now the APB system will operate more efficiently than ever, delivering high end analogue processing under total software control.
McDSP HD and Native plug-ins v7.1
In August 2022, McDSP also released v7.1 of their well-respected HD and Native plug-in suite, taking advantage of recent Mac OS improvements in graphics rendering optimisations for both the Intel and Apple silicon Macs. The results are significantly faster UI refresh rates and control response. These updates will improve performance on Mojave, Catalina, Big Sur, and Monterey. The v7.1 release also adds improvement to Windows 10 UI refresh rates as well. The new version adds 1500+ additional presets and two activations per license or subscription. All McDSP v7 plug-ins are also optimized for Apple silicon and the latest Intel processors. McDSP HD and Native plug-ins are compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Nuendo, FL Studio, Ableton Live, LUNA, Reaper, Sonar, Studio One, and other DAWs that support AAX, AU, and/or VST3 plug-in formats. As of v7.0, VST is no longer supported. VST versions of v6 McDSP plug-ins will no longer be updated, and will be uninstalled.
McDSP Native plug-ins support AAX Native, AU, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP HD plug-ins additionally support the AAX DSP plug-in format, as well as AAX Native, AU, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP plug-ins support Mac OS 10.13.x (High Sierra), 10.14.x (Mojave), 10.15.x (Catalina), 11.x (Big Sur), 12.x (Monterey), and Windows 10. Mac OS version 10.12.x (Sierra) may work, but is not officially supported. Earlier Mac OS versions are not officially supported.