PreSonus' new MegaStudio Producer ($TBA) offers music recording, video creation and music sales/distribution in one package. It features the PreSonus FP10 (formerly Firepod) FireWire audio interface, Steinberg Cubase 4 LE, Sony Vegas Movie Studio + DVD Architect, virtual instruments, effects plug-ins, loops, sound effects collections, Sony CD Architect, five free uploads from TuneCore.com to iTunes and free BroadJam.com membership, as well as instructional videos and booklets.
The FP10 10-input/10-output interface is Mac and Windows (XP and Vista) compatible and operates at up to 24-bit/96kHz and has eight Class-A XMAX mic preamps (including two instrument inputs), eight TRS line outputs, SP/DIF I/O, MIDI I/O and zero-latency monitoring.
Virtual instruments include Reason Adapted, Drumagog LE, BFD Lite, Ultra Analog Session, PreSonus VI by SoniVox, Lounge Lizard Session, Amplitube LE and the KeytoSound synth. Real-time effects include MasterVerb, EyeQ, Chamberverb, Track Plug LE, Camel Crusher, PitchCraft, FuzzPlus 2, SFX Machine and Pluggo Jr. MegaStudio Producer also offers Sony's 1001 Sound Effects, Discrete Drums PreSonus Edition, Cycling 74 loops and Keyfax Twiddly.Bits MIDI samples.
For more information, visit www.presonus.com/megastudio_producer.html