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PowerCore software for MAC and PC, PUBLIC BETA build 161

Hi everybody,

In this thread we will be posting public beta versions of the PowerCore software for PC and Mac.

The software is posted here for you to try out new versions before they are publically released - it gives you the chance to try new features and to review if bugs are fixed.

Feedback to pocobeta@tcelectronic.com

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thomas Contributor - Level 2 2008-09-23

2008-09-23

PowerCore software for MAC and PC, PUBLIC BETA build 161

Hi everybody,

In this thread we will be posting public beta versions of the PowerCore software for PC and Mac.

The software is posted here for you to try out new versions before they are publically released - it gives you the chance to try new features and to review if bugs are fixed.

Feedback to pocobeta@tcelectronic.com

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Please note that we've made this topic sticky, and that you can't reply on it. This makes us able to update the thread whenever we have new software.
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Re: PowerCore software for MAC and PC, PUBLIC BETA build 161

Version 4.0 PC 32 and 64bit
February 10th 2010



News:
* New installer, driver and fixes for plug-ins for x86 and x64 Windows
* Powercore Virus comes with an "Unable to create Ram Banks folders" on scan and initiation. FIXED
* Installer bitmaps resized to fit
* fixes boot protocol and bus reset handling: stabilizing X8/6000 and firewire devices in general
* adding microsoft runtime libs 7.1 (fixing character not showing issue)
* fixes 32bit firewire boot protocol and bus reset handling
* fixes an issue where plug-ins would not produce audio in their return path
* fixed crash related to clean-up because of DSP resources weren't freed by plug-in
* replaced broken MS CRT 7.1 redistributibles with the fixed ones from VS2003 SP1
* Installer: adds restart question
* added upgrade: removes old installation

Known issues:
Installer:
* separate 32/64 bit install binaries
* installer does not show the readme file

Driver:
* PCI: hardware access fails after sleep (reboot required); issue related to:
* PCI: second attempt to load the driver fails (i.e. uninstall-install combination); reboot required

Application software:
* Messenger not implemented
* CPL does not close on right click from tray

Plug-ins:
* PowerCore X8/6000 problems in getting all 8 DSPs up and run. Reboot of X8/6000 required to make all 8 DSPs show up
* When a plug-in is turned off on the plug-in window in Sonar 8, all audio stops on that channel. Workaround: Turn off the green square in ch. fx.

Hardware/firmware:
* In cases where only 4 DSP´s shows up in CPL, firmware needs to be updated (6000/X8)

Control Panel:
* In some cases, removing plug-ins from the system fails
Thomas Valter Director, Product Management TC Electronic
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Re: PowerCore software for MAC and PC, PUBLIC BETA build 161

Version 4.0 MAC (including Snow Leopard)
December 16th 2009

News:
New installer, driver and fixes for plug-ins
Much better AU validation

Known issues:
Installer:
* disk image does not contain PowerCore icon

Application software:
* VST Bridge fails in Cubase 5 x64, when a lot of plug-ins are loaded and unloaded a couple of times (Seems to be a Cubase issue - we're investigating)

Plug-ins:
* Missing: TC PowercoreCL, TC Voicestrip in Cubase 5.01
* some plug-ins leave the DSPs in an unusable state (after heavy auval sessions)
* In some cases, removing plug-in licenses from the system fails
Thomas Valter Director, Product Management TC Electronic
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Re: PowerCore software for MAC and PC, PUBLIC BETA build 161

Please always use the latest beta drivers.
http://forum.tcelectronic.com/viewforum.php?id=2