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Battery 2.1 Free Update Released

Native Instruments has released a free version 2.1 update for their Battery drum sampler. The new version includes several new features and enhancements, making NI's powerful next-generation drum sampler even more flexible and convenient...

December 18, 2004

Native Instruments has released a free version 2.1 update for their Battery drum sampler. The new version includes several new features and enhancements, making NI's powerful next-generation drum sampler even more flexible and convenient.

The new features of Battery 2.1 include:

  • Direct-From-Disk streaming (requires free downloadable extension)
  • MIDI CC automation
  • In-Kit-Preview
  • Enhanced output configuration facilities
  • New import browser
  • Extended Rex import (loads slices into individual cells)
  • Improved host automation
  • Option to set a "default kit" that automatically loads at startup
  • 13 additional drumkits consolidating the Battery 2 library samples according to instrument type
  • Various minor improvements, cosmetic changes and fixes

The 2.1 update for Windows and Mac is now available as a free download for all registered Battery 2 users.

For more information, visit their web site at www.native-instruments.com

By our press release coordinator Thursday January 1, 2004