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  • Where can I find the Softube Amp & Softube Bass Amp?

    The Softube Amp and Softube Bass Amp Rack Extension are included free in Reason 8 and Reason Essentials 8. They are also available to owners of Reason 6.5 – 7 and Reason Essentials as a separate purchase. When buying and registering Reason 8, licenses for the Softube Amps are automatically issued to your user account. To download the Softube Amps, login in to Your Account, and click the Sync All button.

  • My song using the BV-512 Vocoder sounds different?

    Old songs using the BV-512 Vocoder in EQ mode may sound different in Reason 7.1. There was a bug in how the BV-512 Vocoder handled inputs in EQ mode. Fixing this bug caused a change in the function of the Dry/Wet knob: In older versions of Reason, the Dry/Wet knob worked in EQ mode as a level control, crossfading between the Carrier input signal and the Modulator input signal. If the Modulator source was silent, the Dry/Wet knob acted as volume knob. In Reason 7.1, the Dry/Wet knob is disabled in EQ mode. This means your old song can sound different if it contained: Read more…

  • I can’t see the models from my Line 6 POD/POD Farm in Reason

    With Reason and Reason Essentials you can use POD Farm 2.5 and what’s called “computer authorization”. This will alows you to register new model packs to your computer without having a Line 6 USB device connected. Read more…

Rack Extensions

  • “Bad format” alert when trying to authorize or download Rack Extensions

    If it’s Reason that launches when you try to authorize, or download rack Extensions, the “phrem” protocol is wrongly associated with Reason as the helper app. The “phrem” protocol should instead be associated with the Authorizer application. Read more…

  • Where can I find the Softube Amp & Softube Bass Amp?

    The Softube Amp and Softube Bass Amp Rack Extension are included free in Reason 8 and Reason Essentials 8. They are also available to owners of Reason 6.5 – 7 and Reason Essentials as a separate purchase. When buying and registering Reason 8, licenses for the Softube Amps are automatically issued to your user account. To download the Softube Amps, login in to Your Account, and click the Sync All button.

  • Has Rack Extension performance improved in Reason 7.1?

    Rack Extensions compiled with the new version of the Rack Extension SDK will in many cases see performance increases (require less processing power) compared to the previous version. How much will differ between products. A Rack Extension that has not been updated by its developer with the new SDK will not benefit from the improved performance.

  • Rack Extension download problem in Reason 7 or Reason Essentials 2?

    If you are getting time-outs in Authorizer during Rack Extension downloads, please update to Reason 7.1.x and/or Reason Essentials 2.1.x.  These updates also adresses a problem in Authorizer where an “Internal Error” dialog could be shown when trying to start a new Rack Extension download if old downloads were still in progress.

  • Free Audiomatic Rack Extension?

    The Audiomatic Rack Extension is included free in Reason version 7 or later but is available to owners of Reason 6.5 and Reason Essentials too, as a separate purchase. When buying and registering Reason 7 or later, a license for Audiomatic is automatically issued to your user account. To download Audiomatic, login in to Your Account, and click the Sync All button.

  • “Some licenses only available online” – What does it mean?

    Most likely you are seeing this message because you are currently trying out a Rack Extension, and are launching Reason with your Ignition Key inserted. Since trial versions cannot be written to Ignition Key, you will need to run Reason with Internet Verification in order to access your trials. Read more…

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