Digidesign on Wednesday announced the release of
Amp Farm 3.0, the latest version of the Pro Tools effects plug-in that models guitar amps. Developed by Line 6, Amp Farm 3.0 adds new amplifier cabinet and mic models as well as a variety of performance enhancements. The software enables musicians to plug a guitar into a Pro Tools|HD or HD Accel system and simulate a wide range of amplifiers and miked cabinets. It supports sample rates up to 192kHz and can be used to tweak pre-recorded tracks.
Upgrades from version 2.0 are US$95 while the full software is $595. Two-, 14- and 31-day rental licenses are available for $30, $90 and $125, respectively. Amp Farm 3.0 is compatible with Pro Tools 6.7 software running on Digidesign Pro Tools|HD and HD Accel systems, as well as Digidesign’s live sound environment Venue.