IK Multimedia (www.ikmultimedia.com) has announced an update to the Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC and iOS that adds “Digital Delivery Mastering” – a feature that lets musicians and audio engineers prepare their mastered audio files for popular digital distribution services to comply with Apple’s “Mastered for iTunes” specifications.
The update is complimentary for current owners of Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC, and is an included feature in the HD engine in-app purchase in the iOS release. Five new style presets for Hard Rock/Heavy Metal music are also included in this update.
Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC is available from the IK Multimedia web site and select retailers worldwide for $199.99. Users can download and test-drive Lurssen Mastering Console’s full features at no cost for a period of 10 days. The update is free for current registered users.
Lurssen Mastering Console for iOS is a universal app and free download from the App Store that operates in demo mode. Users can activate two operational modes via in-app purchase as follows:
° Play / Process – $49.99 via in-app purchase. This enables unrestricted playback, monitoring and processing, 48kHz maximum sample rate of the DSP processing and export of compressed formats such as AAC & OGG.
° HD Engine – $99.99 via in-app purchase. This enables the HD Engine, allowing unrestricted playback, processing and monitoring at 88.2/96kHz sample rates for DSP and export, selectable Digital Delivery Mastering export, selectable dithering and export of uncompressed formats such as WAV and FLAC.