Zygoat Creative Technical Services has released Doggiebox 2.0 (http://www.doggiebox.com), an update to the percussion sequencing (drum machine) software for the Mac. It sports such new features, enhancements and bug fixes as:

° Improvements to song editing and playback, including new contextual menus, drag-and-drop, and playhead control;

° A live recording mode for drum input using the keyboard or a MIDI device;

° Support for sound files of arbitrary audio sample rate and bit depth;

° A re-designed drum kit editor;

° Better and more automated drum kit reconciliation when switching kits in a song;

° Automatic software updating.

Doggiebox 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later. Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7 is recommended.

Doggiebox costs US$39. Upgrading from version 1.x is free for users who purchased Doggiebox after 2009. A free trial version can be downloaded.