Xpand2, the much loved synth that has shipped free with Pro Tools for several generations is about to be set free as a VST and AU version, giving owners of other DAWs the oportunity to use it in their productions.
What Is Xpand2
Xpand!2 is a virtual workstation synthesizer featuring a broad range of sound generation possibilities including multi-sampled instruments as well as FM, wavetable, and virtual analog synthesis.
The settings of all four slots and their respective Parts can be saved as a single Patch. Xpand!2 comes with a set of over 2300 Patches, created by renowned sound designers.
New Versions Of Xpand2 In VST And AU Formats
In the next few weeks Xpand2 will be set free from Pro Tools and ship in the following versions;
- AU and VST 32 and 64 bit for Mac
- VST 32 and 64 bit for Windows PC
- AU and VST - $99.99
- Existing owners of AIEP will be able to purchase for $39.99
- Pro Tools owners wishing to use AU and VST versions will also be subject to the same pricing
- AAX and RTAS versions will remain free built into Pro Tools