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RayBlaster 2.6 Adds Higher Precision Audio, UI Enhancements & Support of Catalina

The RayBlaster update to v2.6 is a big update for Tone2. The release of RayBlaster 2.6 includes a big GUI, exciting new features, higher sound-quality, many enhancements, and some fixes.

RayBlaster 2.6 is downward-compatible with all previous versions. All existing song projects and patches can be loaded without any further steps necessary. They will benefit from the enhanced sound quality. The new version can be downloaded now.

RayBlaster 2.6 New Features and Enhancements

32-bit on Mac is not longer supported. If you still use it, install RayBlaster 2.5 instead. MacOS 10.7 is the minimum requirement now. If you use 10.6 or 10.5, install RayBlaster 2.5 instead.

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New 2.6 Features

  • A big interface is available beside of the normal scale now.
  • It is possible to select from 4 GUI sizes in ‘Setup’.
  • The texts shown in the patch-browser on Mac support hi-dpi drawing.
  • The plugin detects the best GUI-size automatically.
  • Added Digital-Signatures for the installers on PC
  • Added Notarisation for the installers on Mac
  • Support for Code-Signing on the Mac, since new hosts may require it to be able to run plugins
  • Compatibility with MacOS Catalina
  • Completely new AudioUnit interface

New 2.6 Enhancements

  • More harmonic overall sound.
  • Enhanced sound of ‘Chorus’ and ‘Ensemble’. They sound smoother and less detuned.
  • Enhanced sound of ‘Delay’,’Delay Band’,ping pong’,’Multitap’,’Delay Diffuse’, and ‘Delay Dual’. The echo sounds less detuned.
  • Higher precision audio-rendering.
  • Workaround for a well-known bug in Apple’s AU-manager: It is not longer necessary to reboot the Mac to detect the plugin.
  • Some texts on newer OSX-versions were looking ugly.
  • More contrast for the user-interface.
  • Removed the ugly reflections of the borders from the GUI.
  • PC-version is loading faster.
  • Better compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Activation-dialogue in also available in German.

New 2.6 Fixes

  • The check-mark for the patch selector was missing in some hosts after closing and opening the GUI.
  • Fixed some GUI glitches in the browser which could appear if very long names are used.
  • Fixed the Y-coordinates of the texts on Mac.
  • Fixed a rarely appearing crash on the Mac that could happen when the plugin was deleted while a tooltip was shown.
  • Fixed a rarely appearing problem when envelope-parameters were not updated correctly.
  • Fixed an unlikely crash on the Mac which happened if the plugin was closed immediately after opening the browser.
  • Fixed a bug in the fast-sine-approximation on PC.
  • Fixed a bug with list-selectors on Mac 64bit.
  • Updated some deprecated links.
  • The check-mark for the patch selector was missing in some hosts after closing and opening the GUI.
  • Fixed some GUI glitches in the browser which could appear if very long names are used.
  • Fixed the Y-coordinates of the texts on Mac.
  • Fixed a rarely appearing crash on the Mac that could happen when the plugin was deleted while a tooltip was shown.
  • Fixed a rarely appearing problem when envelope-parameters were not updated correctly.
  • Fixed an unlikely crash on the Mac which happened if the plugin was closed immediately after opening the browser.
  • Fixed a bug in the fast-sine-approximation on PC.
  • Fixed a bug with list-selectors on Mac 64bit.
  • Updated some deprecated links.

Pricing and Availability

The RayBlaster Big Bundle includes 6 expansions and 2000 sounds. Get it now for $199 instead of $483 (60% discount), or just RayBlaster at a 45% discount.

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