Pyramix 9 - VCube 5 - Ovation 5 - Official Release

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Pyramix 9 - VCube 5 - Ovation 5 - Official Release

Postby Nicolas Cavin » Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:51

Dear Merging Customers,

The Merging Technologies Development Team is pleased to announce the Release of Pyramix 9.0, VCube 5.0 and Ovation 5.0.

Please note that these 3 versions require a new set of keys (v9/v5). Do not install these versions before you have received the new required keys for your system(s). Please contact your Merging Sales Partner for further questions.


Pyramix v9.0.6 build 23165 Official Release

This new Pyramix 9.0 version includes; the Pyramix v9 - 64bit support, new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Pyramix has earned a reputation for its quality as the most advanced DAW on the market and we are glad to once again count on your evaluation as beta-testers.

PYRAMIX 9.0 HIGHLIGHTS:
- Pyramix is now available as a 64bit application
- Mixer ReVamp
- Mixdown ReVamp
- New Loudness and True peak limiting in Mixdown
- New Virtual Transport 2 (Within Pyramix)
- New VS3 plug-ins available in 32 bit and 64bit (from Flux*)
- Automation improvements
- Plus more Improvements & Bugs fixed

*Those new plugins require the new Flux v3/VS3 keys and come as a standalone installer (32 bit or 64bit).

Please carefully read the release notes for the installation procedure for all details.

INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The Pyramix v9.0 requires that you have Pyramix v9 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The Pyramix installer now comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version
WARNING: Users currently running in MassCore on a Core2Duo should NOT update to Pyramix v9. Refer to Pyramix v9 installation Guide for recommended configurations
- Prior to installing Pyramix v9 we recommend that you read the release notes known issue to make sure that this version suits your workflow
- Users that have a Pyramix v8.1 or an older version already installed should remove their Pyramix version before installing v9.0. See the Release Notes and Installation Guide for more details.
- MassCore user running the RTX version installed with Pyramix v8.1 on a 32bit OS do NOT need to un-install MassCore (32bit), since Pyramix v9.0 uses the same MassCore/RTX version.
- MassCore 64bit: Note that in order to run Pyramix v9 MassCore under 64bit you will need a RTX64 Activation Key along with a MassCore 64-bit key.
- The v8 keys are NOT valid under Pyramix 9 released version.
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case
- At the Pyramix v9.0 install you might have a “Bonjour” pending and other Microsoft requirements. Please proceed with those installations and afterwards the Pyramix installer will start. Once Pyramix is installed it is Mandatory that you reboot your system.
- Users that need to run Pyramix and VCube on the same system configuration will have to install the VCube 5.0.6
- For the Pyramix v9 systems recommendations please refer to the link below:
http://www.merging.com/support/pc-config
- Follow the Pyramix v9.0 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Pyramix_v9_Installation_Guide.pdf
- Users that wish to configure a Dual Boot system (32bit & 64bit) can follow our configuration guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Dual_Boot_Configuration.pdf

Installation Troubleshooting:
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6467

Pyramix v9 known issues:
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10240

NOTES:
- Pyramix 9.0 projects are NO longer compatible with Pyramix v8.1, in order to open such projects in an older Pyramix version please make sure that you perform the proper Save Special. A new Save Special as v8.1 has been added to the list.

HORUS:
Horus users can install the latest Firmware v2.0.6 build 23165. Which has a few fixes along with the new latency options
- Horus Firmware v23165: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/HorusFirmware_2.0.6_23165.bin
- Horus release notes v23165: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/Horus_Release_Notes_(v23165).pdf
- Horus User Manual Rev24: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/Horus_User_Manual_rev24.pdf

DOWNLOADS:
- Pyramix v9.0 Release (32 Bit & 64 Bit installers):
http://www.merging.com/products/pyramix/downloads
- Pyramix v9.0 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Pyramix_v9.0_Release_Notes.pdf
- Pyramix v9.0 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Pyramix_v9_Installation_Guide.pdf
- Pyramix v9.0 User Manual:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Pyramix_V9_User_Manual.pdf
- Merging Ravenna Easy Connect Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Merging_Ravenna_EasyConnect_Guide.pdf
- MTDiscovery User Guide (for Horus users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/MTDiscovery_9/MTDiscovery_User_Manual.pdf

Flux new plugins V3/VS3 series
-Flux V3/VS3 – 32bit installer
http://www.flux.to/VS3/Flux_VS3_32-bit_Installer_(3.2.14.32038).exe
-Flux V3/VS3 – 64bit installer
http://www.flux.to/VS3/Flux_VS3_64-bit_Installer_(3.2.14.32038).exe

Audio Magic Ring
- AMR v9.0 Release (32 Bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/AMR_9/AMR_9.0.6__Build23165.exe
- AMR v9.0 Release (64 Bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/AMR_9/AMR_9.0.6__Build23165_x64.exe


RAVENNA Driver for ASIO (PC) and Core Audio (MAC):
Those RAVENNA Drivers will allow the running of RAVENNA in ASIO (PC Windows) or Core Audio (MAC) with your Merging Technologies Horus converter. Users installing the Ravenna ASIO driver must remove their previous installed version under the Windows Programs (if ever you had a pre-beta version installed).

Documentation and links below.
- RAVENNA ASIO and Core Audio Drivers documentation
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/Ravenna_ASIO_and_CoreAudio_Guide.pdf
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 32 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.0.6__Build23165.exe
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 64 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.0.6__Build23165_x64.exe
- RAVENNA Core Audio Driver (For MAC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaCoreAudioInstaller_2.0.23027.dmg


Note: All docs and software can be downloaded from: http://www.merging.com/download




Ovation v5.0 Build 23165 Official Release

This new Ovation 5.0 release version includes the 64 bit OS support along with improvements and bug fixes. Refer to the release notes for more details. Note that the Ovation 5.0.6 version is in sync with the Pyramix v9.0.6 release.


OVATION 5.0 HIGHLIGHTS:
- Ovation is now available as 64bit application
- Mixer ReVamp
- New VS3 plug-ins available (from Flux)*
- Improvements & Bugs fixed

*Those new plugins require the new Flux v3/VS3 keys and come as a standalone installer (32 bit or 64bit).


INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The Ovation v5.0 requires that you have Ovation v5 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The Ovation installer now comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version
WARNING: Users currently running in MassCore on a Core2Duo should NOT update to Ovation v5.
- Users that have a Ovation v4.1 or an older version already installed should remove their Ovation version before installing v5.0. See the Release Notes and Installation Guide for more details.
- MassCore user running the RTX version installed with Ovation v4.1 on a 32bit OS do NOT need to un-install MassCore (32bit), since Ovation v5.0 uses the same MassCore/RTX version.
- MassCore 64bit: Note that in order to run Ovation v5 MassCore under 64bit you will need a RTX64 Activation Key along with a MassCore 64-bit key.
- At the Ovation v5.0 install you might have a “Bonjour” pending and other Microsoft requirements. Please proceed with those installations and afterwards the Pyramix installer will start. Once Pyramix is installed it is Mandatory that you reboot your system.
- For the Ovation v5 systems recommendations please refer to the link below:
http://www.merging.com/support/pc-config
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case
- Users that wish to configure a Dual Boot system (32bit & 64bit) can follow our configuration guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Dual_Boot_Configuration.pdf

Installation Troubleshooting:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6467


HORUS:
Horus users can install the latest Firmware v2.0.6 build 23165>. Which has a few fixes along with the new latency options
- Horus Firmware v23165: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/HorusFirmware_2.0.6_23165.bin
- Horus release notes v23165: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/Horus_Release_Notes_(v23165).pdf
- Horus User Manual Rev24: http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus/Horus_User_Manual_rev24.pdf


DOWNLOADS:
- Ovation v5.0 Release (32 bit & 64 bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/products/ovation/downloads
-Ovation v5.0 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Ovation_5/Ovation_v5.0_ReleaseNotes.pdf
- Ovation v5.0 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Ovation_5/Ovation_v5_Installation_Guide.pdf


RAVENNA Driver for ASIO (PC) and Core Audio (MAC):
Those RAVENNA Drivers will allow the running of RAVENNA in ASIO (PC Windows) or Core Audio (MAC) with your Merging Technologies Horus converter. Users installing the Ravenna ASIO driver must remove their previous installed version under the Windows Programs (if ever you had a pre-beta version installed).

Documentation and links below.
- RAVENNA ASIO and Core Audio Drivers documentation
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/Ravenna_ASIO_and_CoreAudio_Guide.pdf
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 32 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.0.6__Build23165.exe
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 64 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.0.6__Build23165_x64.exe
- RAVENNA Core Audio Driver (For MAC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaCoreAudioInstaller_2.0.23027.dmg


Note: All docs and software can be downloaded from: http://www.merging.com/download






VCube v5.0 build 23165 Official Release

This new VCube 5.0 version includes the 64 bit OS support along with improvements and bug fixes. Refer to the release notes for more details. Note that the VCube 5.0.6 version is in sync with the Pyramix v9.0.6 release.


VCUBE 5.0 HIGHLIGHTS:
- VCube is now available as 64bit application
- Virtual Transport 2 (transparent to Users)
- VCube Support with RAVENNA ASIO
- Alpha Channel Support
- AJA & ASIO can now be activated simultaneously
- Updated Video Encoder and Decoder
- Updated Realtime Resize engine
- Render DVCPROHD support in; Mov, MXF & AVI
- Improvements & Bugs fixed

Please carefully read the release notes and the installation procedure below.

INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The VCube v5.0 requires that you have VCube v5 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The VCube installer now comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version
- Prior to installing VCube v5 we recommend that you read the release notes known issue to make sure that this version suits your workflow
- Merging recommends that users remove the previous version of VCube installed on their system prior to installing VCube 5.0
- You might be warned of pending requirements at installation please proceed and install accordingly if so
- QuickTime is no longer required nor installed along VCube
- Virtual Transport is now within the VCube’s application and transparent to the users. Though a firewall warning message might appear at the first launch of VCube, please accept it if so.
- The VCube configuration mode must now be setup through the VS3 Control Panel
- Users with Pyramix and VCube installed on the same system, it is mandatory that you upgrade your Pyramix to v9.0.6 release to go along side VCube v5.0.6
- The VCube Packs have been redefined, implicates Key changes for .MOV DNxHD users, contact you nearest sales office for more details
- Mykerinos users must be aware that those cards are not supported under 64bit
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case

Compressed Audio File Formats:
- DirectShow technology support (MP3, WMA, AAC, ..) some additional 3rd party codecs might be needed. For SRC proper support, we recommend that users install the codec packs available here if they haven’t done so already.
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=5755


DOWNLOADS:
- VCube v5.0 Release (32 bit & 64 bit installers):
http://www.merging.com/products/vcube/downloads

-VCube v5.0 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/VCube_5/VCube_v5.0_Release_Notes.pdf
- VCube v5.0 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/VCube_5/VCube_v5_Installation_Guide.pdf


Note: All docs and software can be downloaded from: http://www.merging.com/download



Once again, the whole team would like to thank you for your efforts, patience and commitment.

Best Regards,
The Merging Team
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