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.