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BitHeadz Updates Unity Session

Version 3.0.3 offers new MIDI plugin features By Dave Nagel
BitHeadz has released a minor update to Unity Session 3. Unity Session is a software synthesizer and sampling environment only for the Macintosh. The free update is available now.

The Unity Session 3.0.3 update adds new MIDI plugin features, including a new "Hold" plugin that allows the user to sustain one to four MIDI channels independently of an unsustained lead line played on a separate channel. It also includes the new Arp List plugin, which allows the user to program custom Arp patterns,, including note pitch and length. Other new features include:

  • MAS audio plugin busses, which allows for using the Mixer in conjunction with Digital Performer;
  • Increased functionality in the Sample Editor;
  • Assorted bug fixes.

.Unity Session offers 32-bit, 96 kHz sound with up to 256 note polyphony, depending on the CPU. It supports FreeMIDI, PC300, OMS, OS X CoreMIDI, MAS, VST, RTAS, DirectConnect and ReWire and is compatible with Digidesign Pro Tools HD.

Unity session supports Mac OS 8.6 though 10.1.x. The update is available now for free. For more information, visit

Contact the author: Dave Nagel is the producer of Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; host of several World Wide User Groups, including Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe LiveMotion, Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; and executive producer of the Digital Media Net family of publications. You can reach him at

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