IK Multimedia - AmpliTube Metal


"The Metal Distortion Powerhouse Software/Plug-in For the first time, a plug-in entirely dedicated to heavy-metal gear with an arsenal of 36 highly acclaimed modern/vintage amps and stomp box models spanning from the late 70s through the 90s. 7 highly sought-after distortion pedals plus 5 other must-have metal stomp-boxes, 4 amp heads and 8 cabinets for 32 high-gain amp combinations, plus 8-rack effects that rock! If you want a distortion powerhouse go for the Metal. All of this available in the familiar and extremely easy-to-use Powered by AmpliTube interface which is laid down the same way your guitar rig is set up and with controls never more than 2 clicks away. * 12 Stomp effects with highly acclaimed distortion models * 4 Power amps * 8 cabinet effects * 4 microphones * 8 post FX racks * 2 fully configurable rigs with up to 32 insertable effects * Digital tuner * Stand-alone and VST/AU/RTAS plug-in for all popular DAWs * Speed-Trainer for riff tracking * Powered by AmpliTube® * Exclusive DSM" (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology * MacOSX and XP/Vista compatible 12 Stomp Effects with highly acclaimed distortion models AmpliTube Metal contains 7 of the most highly acclaimed distortion pedals of hard rock and metal with Japanese, British and American models. From vintage 70s to 90s distortion, from metal to scream, all the firepower is into this high-gain arsenal. Add 2 highly-cutting flangers modeled from classic renowned metal flangers, a pitch-shifter for adding low-bottom bass sub harmonics, delay and sculpting graphic EQ and you have one of the greatest collections of metal pedals of all time. Four Amp Heads that helped define the history of rock A classic British 100W rock head plus one 80s and two 90s US metal lead heads with up to 300 watts. All collectors examples of high-gain MOS-FET and tubes heads with enormous sound, from hard to heavy, all chainable with 2 rigs for complex routings. 8 Must-have cabinet stacks with 4 mics All the possible 2x12 and 4x12 configurations and wattage, with accurate matching to the original heads, reconfigurable on 32 amp combinations for a huge wall of sound. Also includes a 1x15 low-bottom cabinet for 7-string guitar performances. Everything miked with 4 must-have classic microphone models. 8 Racks that rock Multi-tap delay, Reverb, Tube Comp, Parametric EQ, Digital Flanger, Digital Chorus, Pitch Shifter, 31-band Graphic EQ. Control it live with StompIO as the ultimate stage processor Through the new AmpliTube X-GEAR shell-host, AmpliTube Metal can be controlled live with the StompIO for the ultimate stage metal rig. The StompIO is the only USB floor controller that gives you the same feeling of playing your computer like a high-end hardware floor processor with its 10 floor-board switches, 6 knobs, 2 large displays and up to 6 external switches/expression pedals (and no need to see the screen or even touch the mouse). Mix it with any Powered by AmpliTube package to build your ultimate custom tone AmpliTube X-GEAR also allows you to read AmpliTube Metal together with AmpliTube 2, Ampeg® SVX and AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix" from a single interface with full mixing capabilities among the astounding number of 128 different and accurately modeled types of gear. Plus, future Powered by AmpliTube products will allow even greater expandability to further build your ultimate custom guitar and bass tones. System Requirements Power PC based Macintosh® Minimal: 866 MHz G4 processor, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Suggested: dual 1.25 GHz G4 or G5 processor, 1 GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Supported Plug-in formats: AU, VST, RTAS. Intel based Macintosh® Minimal: 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later. Suggested: 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, 1 GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later. Supported Plug-in formats: AU, VST, RTAS. Windows® Minimal: Pentium 1GHz / Athlon XP 1.33 GHz, 512 MB of RAM, Windows XP / Vista or later. Suggested: Pentium 2.4 GHz / Athlon XP 2.4 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, Windows XP / Vista or later. Supported Plug-in formats: VST, RTAS.

Price & Availability

AmpliTube Metal will have a list price of $249/€199 and will ship within 2007 from IK’s online store and its network of authorized dealers and resellers."