updated 10:50 am EDT, Thu September 30, 2004
MOTU Digital Performer 4.5
MOTU has released , an update to the company's integrated MIDI and audio sequencer designed for studio recording, film scoring, live performance, and remixing. Version 4.5 features a new Beat Detection engine, latency compensation, MasterWorks EQ, enhanced Pro Tools support, a consolidated Window, and productivity enhancements, including a new Smooth Audio Edits to automatically fill gaps with "room tone", a new QuickScribe notation view that shows film cues in a manner familiar to film composer, frame-accurate QuickTime movie DV playback, MP3 and other audio file export, more voices and busses, Apple Loop import. Upgrades are $150 from a previous version and cross-grades from a competing product are $400.