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Steinberg Intros HALion 2.0

At Musikmesse, Steinberg unveiled HALion 2.0. Among the new features are brand-new filters from Waldorf and surround sound material by Wizoo. The new 3/07/2003 7:00 AM Eastern

At Musikmesse, Steinberg unveiled HALion 2.0. Among the new featuresare brand-new filters from Waldorf and surround sound material byWizoo.

The new Waldorf filters are provided in numerous differentconfigurations, including 12- and 24dB lowpass and highpass, bandpassand notch. It also offers practically unlimited number of layers perprogram, as well as modulation routing options. Its 32-stage envelopescan be synchronized to the tempo of the host software, and favoritesettings can be stored as presets and loaded for each envelope. Alsonew to HALion 2.0 is a feature called Step Envelope, a freelyconfigurable modulation source that is suited to rhythmic soundprogressions. In addition, extended support is provided for a vastrange of sample formats, including Roland S770 sample import andhandling of GIGA sample libraries.

HALion 2.0 will be available from April 2003 for a U.S. retail priceof $449.99. Updates for registered HALion 1.0 users will be availableonline for free. HALion supports VST and DXi under Windows 2000/XP andVST under Mac OS X.

For more, visit Steinberg online at www.us.steinberg.net. Stay tuned to mixonline.comfor more product announcements from Musikmesse.