IK Multimedia AmpliTube X-Drive is the company’s first hardware distortion pedal, the software version (plugin) of it with 16 algorithms is now available for FREE for a limited time.
With the X-GEAR Pedals, IK Multimedia released hardware effects for the first time in their company’s history. A distortion, modulation. delay and reverb. What many do not know: if you buy the pedal, you get the plugin version with all the same algorithms for your DAW on top. So you can easily take your sounds from the pedalboard to the DAW.
IK Multimedia is currently celebrating 20 years of the AmpliTube guitar software. Happy Birthday. And on this occasion they are giving away the software version of the X-Drive distortion pedal as a FREE download for a limited time.
IK Multimedia AmpliTube X-DRIVE
AmpliTube X-DRIVE is the software version of IK’s first distortion hardware pedal. It gives you the same algorithms and functionality.16 unique algorithms are availabe: modern, metal, monarch, cat, orange, yellow, green, diode, blue, booster, h-boost, crush, octofuzz, purple, fuzzace, and big fuzz.
Each algorithm features a set of parameters with which you can tweak the sound. You can set the drive, bass, mid, treble, and much more. You can record, create and save presets within the AmpliTube software. If you own the hardware version, you can also transfer your soft presets in the hardware.
AmpliTube X-DRIVE is fully compatible with the free AmpliTube 5 CS version which comes with 42 pedals, amps, cabinets, mics, and rack FX. And now you can upgrade it with 16 more overdrive/distortion effects from the AmpliTube X-DRIVE. And you can keep it forever.
How To Benefit From This Deal
- log into or register an IK account and head over to your user account.
- follow the pop-up message to redeem your promotional item and sign up for the newsletter, if you’re not already subscribed.
- download and open the IK Product Manager
- select “manage my products, then using the “software” tab click the “install” and “authorize” button to the right of AmpliTube 5
- if you’re already authorized, hover over the Authorize button and click “re-authorize”.
- now start up AmpliTube 5 and click “Collection” on the right side of the display
- go to the button and click on “X-GEAR series”
- select “X-DRIVE” to drag it to your signal chain
Registration is a bit cumbersome. But you shouldn’t miss this plugin deal, especially because you get algorithms from a hardware pedal. A test drive in software of a hardware pedal forever.
The IK Multimedia AmpliTube X-GEAR free download deal is valid from now until February 25, 2022. The hardware version is available now for 245€
More information here: IK Multimedia
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