Positive Grid is proud to announce the release of BIAS FX 2, the next generation of its acclaimed BIAS FX guitar amp and effects1 6 w 0 software. ComV P { \ 2 R \ ?pletely re-engineered, with a higher-resolution DSP engine and hundreds of improver T Z V I Lments, BIAS FX 2 delivers the ultim& ~ K R pate in responsive, detailed and truly authentic guitar and bass tones6 u F – s 1 K Y.

Hig_ \ \hlights include Positi@ ( K + , q f + =ve Grid’s newly developed, exclusive Guitar Match and emulation technologiesp ] _ P 5 , thatP _ 0 ; 6 | virtually turn one guitar into another with startling realism. An extensiv# k p p le collection of all-new and revamped am= C .psI + : U H n [ 6 ), pedals and HD racks adds unparaq ? – 5 ` \lleled depth and width to guitar sounds. And all-new Fuzz,\ _ x k 0 f Time andI ? w HarmonizH # M b ^ | N }er modelers provide unique guitar tones and effects, and a looper and recorder allow new performance capabilities. With a newlt m oy designed interface that makes it easier than ever to access the massive power of BIAS FX 2, the promise of ultimate tone and flexibility is truly delivered.

Completely Re-Engineered
Completely re-engineered, higher-resolution DSP engint t g s ; ? b se with hundreds of improvements deliver the ultimate in responsive, detaile( 5 A : o {d and varied guitar tones.

Hyper-realistic Guitar Match
Positive Grid’s nea j – } : o b Nwly developed, exclusive Guitar, 0 W : Match an= V 9 sd emulation technologies virtually turn your guitar into another with startling realism.

New Amps, Pedals &amb b $ 5 F x M –p; Racks
An extensive collection of all-new revamped amps, pedals and HD racks add unparalleled depth and widt/ I T D ^ g /h to your guitarY , . # S L R a soundS i 3s.

Stunning Advanced Modelers
All-new Fuzz, Time and Harmonizer modelers pump up your productions with exciting, unique guitar tones and effects.

NEW Easy. Insanely Comprehensive

Turn Your Com{ g \ _ 0 s Aputer Into an A7 S n z E # A q zll-In-One Guitar Powerhouse
Want access to famous classic and modern amplifiers and effects, right at your fingertips BIAS FX 2 providF [ res this and more as an intuitive, fully customizable v+ W B Zirtual ele{ m ] c ~ W 6 vctric guitar, bass or acoustic gz W – Y # D B xuitar rig foY 0 1 = { = #r Mac and PC. Works as a standalone app, allowing you to inject new tones and creativity into your playing, pra( * & j 8cticing and jamming – no need for any other software oX # 0r DAW.

NEW Pedalboarh C v \ W X : 0 xd Paradise

ThousaQ , P Q L t lnds of Authentic, Analoge @ | M M E G ^-Like Pedals
BIAS FX 2’s stockpile) Q . l C of foot pedals can be ex$ n v r l Opanded by downloading thousands of shared, custom foot pedals from ToneCloud, Positive Grid’s worldwide social network of players, engineers and producers. But why stop there Wi= } + ! 4 – ^th BIA7 J ( F c 1 : ; DS FX 2 you can easily hot rod your distortion, delay and modulation pedals using the fully integrated BIAS Pedal sO s software included with BIAS FX 2 ElU L K Fite, creating pedalboards and sounds nobody else has.

NEW Grouny ( \ n . r . ~dbreak3 ( B 1 X W y E :ing Guitar Match

Hyper-Realistic, Precision Guitar Emulation
Forget swapping out real guitars in th% O Z b me studio to, – 6 6 # – e 6 z record the next track, or grabbing another guitar onstage for the next song. With BIAS FX 2’s groundbreaking Guitar Match– 1 m 2 T O P technology, you can turn your guitar—any g] T Ruitar— into a hoarder’s collection of legendary axes, each prec= x s k _ 5 . 8 ,isely recreated down to their pickups, body type and body thickness. No special pickup is required to make your guitar sound like a c\ a . g glassic American guitar, a vintage LP and more.

NEW Expansive. Next-Level Effects

Make Your Productions Sound More Melodic, Bold, Dk # ^ B 9 2 %eep and Wide
New Harmonizer, Fuzz and Time modele= @ –rs take your recordings and live performanI – k I C { A @ces beyonY J , ( \ wd ordinary limits. BIAS FX 2’s advanced modeling suite lets you create vintage and mQ z K & 7 \ X N So1 ] & % q }dern fuzz pedals for more grit and sustain, time-based effects for moreX J \ M % 4 ) depth, and instantly create enl 9 nsemble lead lines with multiple voices.

Supersize Your Tracks. All New Studio Rack Collection
From essential workhorse tools to creamy vintage effects and sparkling modern outboard gear, BIAS FX 2’s eight brand-new studio rack processors—EchoreX HD, Tri-Chorus, Tube Compress, Spring Reverb, WI y L jah and mo( / J T Hre—polish your project to sound like a state-of-the-art studio’s ultra-high resolution production.

Explore History. Shape The Future
Shape your sound to perfection using advanced DSP emulation in the new Echorec Drum Delay, Tube Multiband Compressor, Rotary Speaker. A high-end collection of all-new and rev. d d R M *amped racks adds unparalleled depth and width to your guitar and bass sounds. Each one is modeled at the component level with met; ( T wiculous attention to detail.

OY s ] ! wffiZ 1 3 I 5 { 7 \ Fcial World-Class Celestion Cabs
We’ve partnered with Celestion, the most trusted name in guitA l K tar speaka h 3 O Q ] z ~ ^ers. Celestion drivers have been used for killer guitar tones on more classic songs thaJ \ | ? l \n! b 1 C % F / Y Y any other brand. Their impulse responses (IRs) are the favori0 @ K *tes of guitar} | R 8 U P M }ists ranging from Pete Thorn and Scott Henderson to George Lynch. Forget loading individual files—just select a custom Celestion cab and start moving virtual mics around. B] 2 r gIAS FX 2 does the rest!

NEW# 0 ] O z ? 0 r u ToneCloud

50,000+ Online Presets Open a Universe of Sounds to You
Forget endless hunting—and paying for—additional presets to expand your collection of guitA = 0a* [ ) dr tones. You, m Q gain direct access to over 50,000 presets for custom amps, pedals and pedalboards shared by the ever-expandin~ q M + ,g ToneCloud online community. There’s no need to o6 z ! 8 6 q Zpen other software.

Greatly Improved Workflow Sp2 ( y % u 0 w %eed-Dials Your Patch Recalls
When inspiration strikez z z es, you won’t haveh / d 7 to go on a huntq # P Y \ O . E `ing expedition to find theW , n G g J 0 e ! perfect patch. With tm Y m W 8 hags and keywords attached to all presets id A % . m I 7 [ Cn ToneCloud, it’s now mu6 3 } ( –ch easier tx H b O \o quicklyw / T c 5 j X [ find and download the right preset to keep the creative juices flowing.

New Factory & Online Presets From The Best7 9 L 5 ? c
New sounds inspire new riffs and songs. You’ll never have writer’s block with BR p H [ v .IAS FX 2. Over 200 new factory pedalboard presets created by world-renowned artists, studio engineers and session players gei ~ , Z J 7 ` j Ut your mojW _ J ( % ) * A foG , J W cranking.

NEW Recording and Performance

Tighten Up Song Transitions, Live Performances and Studio Mixes
Whether you’re an aspiring guitarist or an experienced pro, BIAS FX 2 ma3 7 h 9 {kes it easier than ever to create instant song transitions, mind-? y { i * F !blowing FX changes and ear-catchino I V g , ! bg mixes—in the studio8 k V D T and onstage.

Introducing Scene – One Click Changes Your Pedalboard
Each pr, a seset in BIAS FX 2 has fog \ !ur “scenario” settings you can create and save, so you can recall multiple distiy f k _ # O ;nct but closely related pedalboard scenes. With one click, you can simultaneously turn overdrive and delay on for yo| 9 ) m b e N y tur lead solo and turn off the chorus effect you used of y ^n the song’s verse—all while preserving the rest of3 4 * c the preset’s settings. Or, instantly switch from one pedalboard setup to another—each with completely different EQ, reK | x | E Everb and other settings—for different song sections.

Redesigned Workflow for EaB } W zsier, More Productive Recor~ U m ( z ~ s cding Sessions
Redesigned user interface includes a new preset manager that makes it easy to organize and rapidly search, recall and preview youW _ z m % w tr favorite pedalboard setups. Take a custom snapshot of each of your custom pe{ 9 8 + 7 % ( Idalboard setups,f J Q then switch instantly among th@ 4 _em on the fo c 5 3 ply to A/B whic7 _ r H m eh is best for your current song. Or use& 7 Z * 7 Q x x the snapshots to insk P : 1tantly re-amp when switching from a crunchy rhythm guitar part to a soaring lead solo and back again.

Use M` s M f o 2 q fIDI Automation To Turbocharge And St7 \ freamline Complex Mixes
BIAS FX 2’s powerful MIDI features let you make startling, instantaneous mix changes and fluid, morphingC 3 L ( & 0 Q G transitions that captivateT ( l your fans, by aut$ G b e m Tomating pJ / r Jarameter changes for each section of your song—while a, Z h K y Y c # hlso shaving hours of work off your project. W; p + j h Iith BIAS FX 2, you can assign MIDI commands to virtuallyh 4 ! % { J every parameter available, includi( p G o | & ^ _ng vo+ t ; # ! nlume control, individual effects parameters, guitar-emulation selectl W & I { p bion, Looper functions and more.

Create Un} A Pique Hybrid Amps and Sweeping Stereo Amp Setups
In B` Y ; ! 5 *IAS FX 2, the amps youb i , c 0 b $ play thB S G [rough are limited only by youn F [ _ + B ^ Er imaginad B q [ 5 W 0 5 Ytion. Use Dual Amp setup to cherry-pick parts from two separM k ` } ( G O / Aate amps—their im! 4 qpulse resV h t b 5 # C 7ponses, cabs, EQs, even the mics they use—and combine them to create a one-of-a-kind hybrid amp nobody else has.T l p R Or keep the amps as they were, route them parallel to one another and hard pan them toi = 2 create a freightliner-wide stereo setup withO c J tG t @ z L % T 8otally different guitar tones in left and right channels.

Np _ # s + @ 0 2 1EW Smart Recorder/Looper

Preserves Fleeting Ideas Before They’re Lost
Quickly ri 2 {ecord ideas for riffs, vamps and^ 3 G h q songs with a simpl~ l , % te click wheT [ 9 v 0 + =n inspiration strikes, using BIAS FX 2’s built-in recorder. Then loop y+ B m U \our recording while you plat = 1 + ` ] f D :y it back through BIAS FZ G i l lX 2’s foot pedals, amps and rack FX, fine-tunin{ f E 2 % ag the perfect custom preset to use with your new song idea. You? V L $ C’ll never lose that perfI W ! y % h : ^ Qectlp [ / h Sy played riff—simply export it as a WAV file to import into a new track in your DAW. With BIASA y r # FX 2, song ideas recorded in the looperf ? X X B can be used as the foundation for a new multitrack recording.

Changes in BIAS FX 2 Desktop

Fixed:v @ F C
Fixed “Security warning with macOS installer”
Fixed “Flickering cursor in BIAS FX 2 Standalone ver! 0 ? l \ 7sion”
Fixed “ Window size setting in Pro Tools”
Fixed “Saving problem with scene settings”
Fixed “Missing preset in LE license”
Fixed “Scene set? $ S j ptings i` & q V ? In default preset are not available”
Fixed “ MIDI is not worki* k X w : $ & t bng with VST3”
FixeE G L v h X : #d “Plugin settings can’t save in Studio One”

rev.2 – fixed standalon