With Predator 1.6.4 the best just got a whole lot better — and bigger! First and foremost, studio-based producers and musicians maximising ‘screen estate’ to speed up DAW workflow will appreciate the new Big Screen graphic mode which increases the original Predator GUI by 150\\%.
Of course, sound is where the art is, and, given its pedigree, Predator 1.6.4 does not disappoint with over 450 new presets!
Rob Papen himself is in the fortuitous position of being personally in contact with many of the world’s top producers and musicians who regularly use his company’s products and so can quickly act upon providing requested sounds and features to comfortably remain on the cutting edge of contemporary music production with Predator.
For example, a visit to the Rob Papen HQ by Headhunterz (a.k.a. Dutch hardstyle DJ/producer Willem Rebergen) — recently ranked 11th in DJ Magazine’s annual Top 100 DJs poll — resulted in the aforesaid dedicated HardStyle BD Basses sound bank and also a new distortion effect within Predator 1.6.4 — proof positive of the soft synth’s versatility.
Additionally, Dutch DJ Rob Fabrie (a.k.a. DJ Headbanger, TheAlienator, Gizeh, and Waxweazle) contributed the new Hardstyle Core BD Basses RF sound bank to Predator 1.6.4 while JoMal has also added his own artist bank of distinctive sounds to the update.
If you already own Predator 1.6, then just login to our homepage and download the latest installer to get hold of these fantastic new banks and features.
The new features Predator 1.6.4 are:
- New big screen graphic mode (150\\% size)
- Clipper Distortion FX (with symmetry control)
- Tape Chorus effects
- Vowel, Formant 2-band, and Formant 4-band readouts (which when selected result in the Distortion dial displaying VOWEL or BANDWIDTH)
- External MIDI Capture Mode (that allows a parameter to start changing as soon as the external MIDI controller reaches the displayed preset value)
- Over 450 of new presets:
Bank 02 Predator dance 04 (preset 058 until preset 067)
Bank 03 Classic Synth 04 (preset 067 until 119)
Bank 03 Classic Synth 05 (preset 001 until 015)
Bank 08 Ambient 02 (preset 081 until preset 096)
Bank 12 DubStep 02 (preset 114 until preset 127)
Bank 12 DubStep 03 (preset 01 until preset 020)
Bank 20 all basses 04 (preset 092 until preset 096)
Bank 20 Hardstyle BD basses (preset 01 - 084)
Bank 20 hardstyle core BD basses RF (preset 01- 100)
Bank 29 JoMal-bank 2 (preset 01-128)