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Flock Audio has announced the release of new PATCH APP DX 1.0 control software.

Flock Audio Launches New PATCH APP DX 1.0

Latest version of the software includes added GUI functionality and is designed to foster faster recall of outboard gear settings.

Flock Audio has announced the release of PATCH APP DX 1.0 control software, adding iPad and iPhone iOS apps to its Mac OSX and Windows-based desktop applications while incorporating enhanced photo and annotation features that are designed to enable speedier and more accurate recalls, in addition to several workflow and GUI enhancements.

PATCH APP DX is available from and the Apple App Store along with a 14-day free trial and promotional introductory pricing of $4.99 monthly, $49.99 annually, or a perpetual license for $149.99. Licenses are managed by PACE iLok, and activations are allowed for iLok Dongle, iLok Cloud and direct to CPU. PATCH APP Classic will remain free for all PATCH Series hardware users and will continue to receive standard feature and compatibility updates.

In addition to an enhanced desktop application functionality for Mac OSX and Windows, PATCH APP DX 1.0 integrates a stand-alone version for iPad and remote version for iPhone iOS, all of which communicate with each other via network. Changes made on one device are quickly reflected in the entire PATCH ecosystem, and iPad and iPhone camera functionality can be used to capture photos of everything from device settings to mic placements, which automatically sync and store to user created routings within PATCH APP DX for fast and accurate recall at the most granular level. Annotation tools further enhance the user experience by allowing for easier note-taking and marking of hard-to-read knobs in user photos for more precise recall.

“With the launch of PATCH APP DX 1.0, Flock Audio is excited to embark on a new journey beyond routing into total hardware management,” says Flock Audio CEO and founder Darren Nakonechny. “Analog hardware’s resilience in an increasingly digital world indicates the considerable value engineers, producers, artists, and integrators place on its unmatched sonic capabilities and tactile workflow, and that’s why Flock Audio has worked tirelessly to ensure that these professionals never miss a step when it comes to speed, efficiency and creativity while in the analog workflow.

“PATCH APP DX is already the best tool on the market for tracking, annotating, and recalling your hardware settings, and its capabilities will only continue to grow as we add new features in the months to come with additions like the PATCH APP BRIDGE plugin. Allowing for Install recall right from your DAW’s Session, the potential is nearly limitless for complete analog hardware management with PATCH APP DX.”

GUI enhancements are designed to provide new options for organizing and recalling routings and make zeroing in on the relevant parts of sessions faster and smoother. These include six QuickStrip slots — up from three in PATCH APP Classic — for instantaneous recall of most-used routings with a single click, as well as color customization for Path Names, QuickStrip Selections, and Stored Routings, along with color Hardware Index labeling that allows users to assign colors to certain types of hardware — i.e., equalizers or compressors — for easier visual identification.

Full app version for MAC OSX, Windows, and iPad and a selective remote control for iPhone
network integration within the PATCH APP ecosystem is designed to help ensure that any changes in routings, presets, or settings are quickly reflected across all of a user’s devices. Integration with Flock Audio’s forthcoming DX Bridge plug-in (Q1-Q2, 2023) will allow users to save and store routings and hardware management data from within their DAW, automatically recalling them whenever they open the DAW project file.

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