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Granted Software has announced the availability of Rax 1.0 for Mac OS X. Rax turns your Mac into a virtual rig for live performance, slaving instruments and effects from another app or offloading DSP to a second computer. With its streamlined UI, it's easy to play AudioUnit instruments and process live audio through your AudioUnit effects. One-touch record lets you capture a great riff without delay.
Rax comes with many features such as multiple synths per rack, flexible effect routing including insert, send and master effects, a 16 channel mixer, and support for live audio inputs.
MIDI features include layering , keyboard and velocity splits, multiple inputs, host based MIDI learn for AudioUnit controls and external MIDI clock sync.
The product is available as a download directly from Granted Software for USD $29.95. Until a license is purchased users are limited to a single instrument and audio input per rack and recording is disabled.