Native Instruments today announced GUITAR RIG 2 Software Edition, a software-only version of its award-winning digital guitar studio. Geared toward producers looking for a professional, yet affordable guitar and bass recording solution, the Software Edition provides the “complete arsenal of highly acclaimed amp emulations and effect modules that has won GUITAR RIG more than 20 international press awards to date.” GUITAR 2 Software Edition offers the full functionality of the software without any limitations, with only the Rig Kontrol pedal remaining exclusive to the standard GUITAR RIG 2 package. GUITAR RIG 2 Software Edition will be available in November 2006 for a suggested retail price of US$339.