MOTU, Inc. announced that it will debut a pre-release version of Digital Performer for Mac OS X at NAMM 2003 in Anaheim, CA this coming January.
"MOTU is working hard and in close collaboration with Apple to bring Digital Performer to Mac OS X in early 2003, not by the end of 2002 as previously announced," said Jim Cooper, Director of Marketing for MOTU.
Digital Performer's MIDI engine fully adopts Mac OS X's advanced MIDI services, collectively referred to as "CoreMIDI". These features allow Digital Performer to carry forward its many high-performance features for professional music applications. For example, extremely accurate timing is critical for musicians, and Digital Performer takes full advantage of Mac OS X's high-resolution MIDI time-stamping services. Digital Performer also supports Mac OS X's MIDI device and patch list management features, which MOTU helped to develop, to ensure that Digital Performer users will experience a smooth transition from FreeMIDI (Digital Performer's OS-level MIDI services under OS 9) to Mac OS X.