Strum Acoustic GS-1 from Applied Acoustics Systems is an acoustic guitar modeling instrument that can play chords form a MIDI keyboard or MIDI loops, while sounding like a guitarist actually played them. The chord library containing basic and extended chords in open, movable, or drop voicing styles.
The software presents a collection of nylon and steel string guitars of various sizes, available in pick- or finger-sounding colors. Down- and up-strokes, slides and bends, hammer-on and pull-offs, palm muting, muffled strings and arpeggios are all part of Strum Acoustic's playing technique vocabulary.
Presets can be played as is or adjustments can be made using the built-in EQ, one of the dozen effects, or the reverb. Controls include where the playing position is on the neck and strumming speed. Micro adjustments can also be made string by string.
Entirely based on physical modeling for outstanding sound quality
Top quality presets load in a flash
Super smooth dynamics - no velocity layers
Audio bit-depth and sample rates up to 24-bit/192kHz
Standalone operation - no host application required
PowerPC G5 or Intel Core processor OS X 10.4.11 or later 512MB RAM 70MB hard drive space 1024 x 768 screen resolution Compatible MIDI interface/keyboard For plug-in use, host application that supports Audio Units, RTAS and VST formats Functions standalone under Core Audio
Intel Pentium III 1 GHz or equivalent processor Windows XP, Vista, or Windows7, 32-bit/64-bit 512MB RAM 70MB hard drive space 1024 x 768 screen resolution Windows-compatible audio interface Compatible MIDI interface/keyboard For plug-in use, host application that supports RTAS and VST formats Functions standalone under ASIO, WDM, DirectSound