Available for download, the AmpliTube Ampeg SVX Power DUO Bundle from IK Multimedia gives you AmpliTube 4 and Ampeg SVX in one package, providing you with modeled amplifiers, cabinets, stompboxes, and effects racks for use with electric guitars and electric basses. In standalone mode, this software can also function as an 8-channel DAW with full recording, looping, editing, mixing, and exporting capabilities—as well as the ability to switch between presets instantaneously via any compatible footswitch, thus making this application suitable for live gigs. Used in any DAW such as Pro Tools or Logic, the software allows you to approximate a more realistic guitar tone.
In addition to AmpliTube 4, this bundle includes Ampeg SVX, a collection of emulations which aim to digitize the distinctive tone of Ampeg bass rigs. With this download you get four amplifier emulations, six cabinet models, six microphone setups for the cabinets, and eight stompbox simulations.
It is also worth noting that the tools in this bundle work well in conjunction with analog synths, electric pianos, drums, and even soft synths. This software is compatible with Mac and Windows platforms, and will work in VST2, VST3, AU, and AAX formats running at 64-bit.
IK Multimedia AmpliTube 4 - Guitar Amplifier and Cabinet Emulation Software (Download)
Available for download, AmpliTube 4 from IK Multimedia provides amplifier, cabinet, stompbox, and effects-rack emulations for electric guitars and electric basses. In stand-alone mode, this software can also function as an 8-channel DAW with full recording, looping, editing, mixing, and exporting capabilities. Used in any application such as Pro Tools or Logic, the software allows you to process DI'd guitar and bass through simulations of various guitar-related gear-pieces, and thus approximate a more realistic tone.
Essentially, AmbliTube 4 provides you with an emulated pedalboard, a simulated effects loop, a modeled amplifier, a cabinet stage, and an effects rack, all of which are yours to tweak however you see fit. Not only that—you get two sets of the aforementioned items, and you're able to route your signal through each model in any manner you choose; mono chains, stereo setups, and dual stages of amplification are possible, as are creative combinations in practically any assortment you could cobble together.
It is also worth noting that the tools in AmpliTube 4 work well in conjunction with analog synths, electric pianos, drums, and even soft-synths. This software is compatible with Mac and Windows platforms, and will work in VST2, VST3, AU, and AAX formats running at 64-bit.
AmpliTube 4 Highlights
Dynamic Response through Sponge & Sag
Put Effects Anywhere in the Chain
Built-In Custom Shop
British Series Amps
- Brit 8000 (based on the JCM800)
- Brit 9000 (based on the JCM900)
- Red Pig (based on the Marshall Major)
- Brit Silver (based on the Silver Jubilee)
- Brit Valve-Pre (based on the JMP-1)
3-Dimensional Cab Room with Selectable Simulators
- 3D Room environment emulation
- Select different speaker cabinets from different amps
- Change individual speakers in the same cabinet
- Dual-Mic Placement on any speaker in the cabinet
- 18 microphones can be used in the Cab Room (three standard, 15 available in Custom Shop)
- 29 individual speaker models
- 6 different room scenes
- Cabinet Mixer section to fine-tune and mix all elements
Easily Switchable Presets for Live Performance
10 Stompbox Models
- Acoustic Sim
- Opto Tremolo
- Wah Pedal
- Diode Overdrive
- Graphic EQ
- Volume Pedal (can be controlled by external controller)
- Brit 8000
- Brit 9000
- Red Pig
- Brit Silver
- Brit Valve Pre
- American Tube Clean 1
- American Tube Clean 2
- British Tube Lead 1
- Solid State Bass Preamp
- 4x12 Brit 8000
- 4x12 Brit 9000
- 4x12 Red Pig
- 4x12 Brit Silver
- 4x12 Brit 30
- 4x10 Open Vintage
- 1x12 Open Vintage
- 2x12 Closed Vintage
- 4x12 Closed Vintage 1
- 1x15 Bass Vintage
Vintage and Modern Individual Speakers
- 29 in total
- Double Dynamic 57
- Dynamic 57
- Condenser 414
- Condenser 87
2 Rackmount Effects Units
- Digital Delay
- Parametric EQ
- Up to 96 kHz sample rate supported
- DAW automation and BPM Synchronization
- Preset database with multiple guitar and bass-oriented tags, keywords, as well as advanced search
- Online sharing service for user presets called “Preset XChange”
- Integration with IK’s range of audio interfaces and controllers such as iRig HD, iRig Pro, iRig 2
- Export loops to hard drive and import into the DAW section; import audio to track 1 in looper for playing over backing track loop
- Imports any WAV, AIFF, SD2, Apple CAF, FLAC, or MP3 audio file (stand-alone version)
- SpeedTrainer for speeding up/slowing down imported tracks without affecting the pitch - useful for practicing and transcribing (standalone version)
IK Multimedia Ampeg SVX - Bass Amplifier and Cabinet Emulation Software (Plug-In, Download)
Available for download, IK Multimedia’s Ampeg SVX is software that emulates the world-renowned and well-regarded sound of Ampeg amplifier heads and speaker cabinets. It also provides models of the microphones used to capture these cabinets in the studio, as well as a comprehensive pedalboard with overdrive, wah, chorus, envelope filtering, and more. You’ll even find a digital, accurate, and chromatic tuner.
It is primarily intended to be used with electric basses, though it has been known to sound good on guitars, keyboards, or any signal to which you’d like to lend the sound of an emulated bass amplifier. Indeed, it has been designed with a stereo path to encourage such experimentation.
The software uses Dynamic Saturation Modeling and Volumetric Response Modeling technologies to provide a realistic emulation of Ampeg gear. As such, it is a suitable choice for producers, mixing engineers, and other studio stalwarts looking to impart more mojo upon a relatively dry DI’ed bass tone. It should be noted, however, that integration with IK Multimedia’s series of hardware products offers you the ability to use this software onstage, and therefore, to bring the sound of Ampeg hardware to your live gig in a comparatively compact form factor.
Many presets have been provided to get you started. They are tagged extensively for advanced search, and are designed to offer great bass timbres out of the gate. Any preset you build for yourself can be shared, if you choose, using Preset Xchange—though you can also keep them to yourself; the decision is yours.
The software operates in 64-bit, is compatible with Mac and Windows platforms, and works in Audio Units, VST2, VST3, and AAX formats. It also operates as a standalone application, in which case you’ll have access to a multitrack recorder to capture ideas.