Announcing Virtual Drumline 2.5

[url=https://www.tapspace.com/VDL2.5announce.html][size=14pt][b]Announcing Virtual Drumline 2.5. [/b][/size][/url]
A huge update to the world's most powerful marching battery and concert percussion software instrument, featuring the world-champion Santa Clara Vanguard percussion section.

[b]WHAT'S NEW[/b]

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[li]Now integrated into Native Instruments’ powerful KONTAKT PLAYER 2 engine[/li]

[li]Universal application for Mac-Intel speed and compatibility[/li]

[li]Load up to 64 channels in standalone mode[/li]

[li]Save multi’s for easy loading of projects[/li]

[li]Host VDL instruments alongside other Kontakt Player 2 formatted libraries in the same player[/li]

[li]New instruments – steel drum orchestra (lead pan, double seconds, triple guitar, 6 piece bass pan set), rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass guitar), waterphone, showband single tenors, typewriter[/li]

[li]New enhanced velocity control for more natural accent/tap sensitivity[/li]

[li]More specialized controls for enhanced customization on each instrument such as EQ control, attack/release control, Auxilliary send levels[/li]

[li]Monitor Mod-Wheel or Keyswitch settings onscreen[/li]

[li]Much improved DFD (direct from disc) streaming functionality[/li]

[li]Unlimited polyphony[/li]

[li]Rack view and minimized view[/li]

[li]Integrated effects[/li]

[li]Searchable electronic documentation[/li]

[li]New NI Service Center application to manage and view authorization[/li]
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[b]UPGRADE FROM VIRTUAL DRUMLINE 2[/b]
Since VDL 2.5 has completely revamped all sample data, it will be necessary for VDL:2 users to receive a new DVD. There will be a very small DVD processing fee for existing VDL:2 users who registered prior to April 1, 2007. More information about upgrading will be available on the Tapspace website soon.

[b]WHEN WILL IT BE AVAILABLE?[/b]
We’re working feverishly and making great progress. Stay connected to the Tapspace website for the most current information or [url=http://app.e2ma.net/app/view:Join/signupId:3247]join the Tapspace email list[/url] to be notified when it is shipping.

[b]SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS[/b]
• 5 GB of free hard disk space
• DVD Drive to install software
• RAM: 1 GB or more recommended
• Windows XP (required by KONTAKT PLAYER 2) Pentium 4 or Athlon 2.4 GHz or higher is recommended
• Macintosh OS X 10.4 or higher (required by KONTAKT PLAYER 2) PowerPC G5 or Mac-Intel recommended
• Notation or sequencing software to control sounds
• MIDI keyboard recommended for note input

[b]COMPATIBILITY[/b]
• Standalone mode on Windows XP or Mac OS X 10.4+
• Plug-in formats (VSTi™, Audio Units™, DXi™, RTAS™)
• Audio driver formats (ASIO™, DirectSound™, MME™, Core Audio™)

[i]Important Note: The KONTAKT audio engine is extremely powerful and will rely on your computer’s CPU. Virtual Drumline 2.5 will work best on faster and more current CPUs. In addition to running this software, note the system requirements of your host program, if applicable, and/or notation or sequencer program.[/i]
  Can I get somebody from tapspace to answer? When are the templates for sibelius 5 and vdl2.5 going to be available?
Hi Snaretech. I'm from Tapspace. I'm afraid I can not give you a definitive date for the Sibelius 5 templates. We are working on them and will make them available just as soon as possible. My apologies for the delay, but the new playback system in Sibelius 5 demands a time intensive re-design of the old templates in order for them to function properly. It's a challenging operation, and we want to ensure it works properly when it's delivered. Thank you for your patience.

In the meantime, the existing Sibelius templates will work just fine with VDL 2.5 and Sibelius 4.
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  Can I get somebody from tapspace to answer? When are the templates for sibelius 5 and vdl2.5 going to be available?
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Dude - seriously - chill out.  I can guarantee that you can't find a better, faster, more complete and mature software forum on the internet.  Getting ";snippy"; won't make you any friends on here.  Just be patient and ask your questions.  Believe me - Jim and his gang are working as hard as they can.  He DID just finish up with the DCI season and all that ya know...

:)
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