IK Multimedia said on Thursday that AmpliTube 2.0, the much-anticipated release of its guitar amp and effects plug-in, would ship in February.
In addition to its completely redesigned interface, AmpliTube 2.0 also features 5 separate modules, including Tuner, Stomp, Amp Head, Miked Cabinet and Rack Effects. The software also includes 14 Preamps and EQs, 7 Power Amps, 16 Cabinets, 6 Microphones, 21 Stomp Effects and 11 Rack Effects.
Amp models included in this release are based on Fender, Vox, Marshall, THD and Supro, among others. Some of the many Stomp Box effects are based on the Arbiter FuzzFace, Ibanez Tube Screamer, MXR Dynacomp, MXR Phase100 and the Electro Harmonix Memory Man.
AmpliTube 2.0 also works with the new StompIO, a dedicated USB foot controller able to fully control AmpliTube.
AmpliTube 2.0 requires an 867MHz Power Macintosh G4, with 512MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.3 or later, 1024x768 screen thousands of colors. The Software will sell for $399 for the full version and $249 for the upgrades. All customers of AmpliTube 1 full or upgrade, AmpliTube 1 LE /SE and AmpliTube Live are eligible for the upgrade to AmpliTube 2, although no specific upgrade pricing was given.
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