The Guitar Rig family is growing, Native Instruments has just released Guitar Rig Session
and Guitar Rig 3 XE
Guitar Rig 3 XE :
Guitar Rig 3 XE is a new declination of the Guitar Rig software which offers a selection of five "true-to-life" tube amplifier models and 12 cabinet types, as well as 21 stomp boxes and effect units. All components can be freely combined in the virtual Guitar Rig rack. A library with over 150 instantly playable tones from different musical eras and genres is included, together with several helpful tools including dual tape-decks, metronome, tuner, and a dedicated Live View.
Guitar Rig Session :
Guitar Rig Session is a new recording solution for guitarists, bass players and songwriters which combines the new Guitar Rig 3 XE software with a specially designed audio interface and additional recording software.
The crucial link between the instrument and the computer is established with the included Session I/O, a new USB 2.0 stereo audio interface specifically designed for guitarists. Two high-quality instrument preamps and studio-grade 24bit/192kHz Cirrus Logic audio converters enable pristine audio quality, while low-latency drivers provide excellent feel and responsiveness under all conditions. With an additional microphone input and headphone output, the compact and rugged Session I/O offers everything necessary to turn a Windows or Macintosh computer into a full guitar or bass setup.
Guitar Rig Session also includes Cubase 4 LE, as well as the Kore Player software instrument combined with the Pop Drums acoustic drum library.
Guitar Rig Session and Guitar Rig 3 XE are available for a suggested retail price of $249 / €229 and $119 / €99 respectively.