Arturia V Collection 8.1 Update Brings Micro-Tuning, NKS Support and More

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Arturia have updated their V Collection virtual instrument bundle to version 8.1, bringing a host of new features and functionality, for free! There’s plenty here to please all manner of V Collection owners from new sounds and tuning capabilities, to improved controller integration and accessibility features. 

Here are the 8.1 update highlights in Arturia’s own words: 

  • Microtuning compatibility 

Selected V Collection instruments are now compatible with ODDSound’s microtuning software MTS-ESP, designed with the help of Aphex Twin. 

  • Upgraded OB-Xa V sound engine 

The growl machine has been fitted with detailed analog voice dispersion, improved envelope behaviour, VCO sync, and more. 

  • Analog Lab V accessibility 

Our all-in-one keyboard anthology now has Accessibility mode, with text-to-speech functionality for every tweak and preset change. 

  • More in-app tutorial updates 

We’ve updated even more instruments with detailed in-app tutorials, so you can learn from the pros as you go. 

  • MIDI / macro improvements 

MIDI CC assignment, macro customization, and a number of workflow improvements ensure that nothing gets in the way of your creativity. 

  • NKS ready 

V Collection presets are now compatible with Native Kontrol Standard, ensuring a fluid workflow in any setup. 

There’s also a new sound library available to purchase called ‘New Horizons’ described in the following way:  

“135 expertly-crafted presets, from in-house sound designers and world-renowned producers, created especially to mark the release of V Collection 8.1.“ 

The V-Collection 8.1 update is available to download now via the Arturia Software Center, free for all V Collection 8 owners. 

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