AIR announces instrument expansion pack with Hybrid 3.0, AAX support

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Leading software developer expands its premium collection of virtual instruments with a powerful virtual synthesizer and universal plugin support.

Cumberland, RI, USA—May 1, 2014. AIR Music Technology (, creators of the original virtual instruments and core effects offered with Avid’s® Pro Tools® software, updates its renowned AIR Instrument Expansion Pack (AIEP) with universal plugin support and numerous instrument enhancements. AIEP contains seven virtual instruments that range from high-quality emulations of vintage gear, to unique synthesis technologies, to tools for intuitive music creation. Each title is available in VST, AU, and AAX plugin formats and seamlessly integrates with today’s leading DAWs.

The latest rendition of AIEP features Hybrid 3.0 and 2.0.2 versions of the remaining six instruments—Loom, Vacuum Pro, Structure, Strike, Velvet, and Transfuser 2. All instruments feature numerous improvements to sonic quality, interface design, and production workflow.

The AIR Instrument Expansion Pack contains:

Hybrid 3.0 – High-Definition Analog & Wavetable Synth Loom – Modular Additive Synthesizer
Vacuum Pro – Polyphonic Analog Tube Synthesizer Structure – Multi-Timbral Sampler Instrument

Strike – Ultimate Virtual Drummer Instrument
Velvet – Vintage Electric Piano Instrument
Transfuser 2 – Melodic & Rhythmic Groove-Creation Instrument

“We are excited that, for the first time, the AIR Instrument Expansion Pack is available to both Pro Tools and non-Pro Tools users, offering seamless DAW integration with Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase, Pro Tools, and more,” says Mike Hosker, Software Product Manager at AIR Music Technology.

The AIR Instrument Expansion Pack is now available for $299.99 USD. Existing AIEP 2.0 owners will be able to upgrade to the latest version of AIEP for $29.99 USD. Compatibility updates to enable AU/VST support are free. To purchase and for additional pricing information, visit: .