Line 6 has just released a brand new version of Gear Box that makes GuitarPort Online compatible with Mac OS X Leopard, improves sample rate support in the GearBox Player, and now includes support for plug-in functionality. The installer includes a complete software package for all GuitarPort, TonePort, and PODxt devices. It includes the Gear Box application (version 3.51), device drivers (version 3.7.0), the Line 6 Monkey intelligent updater (version 1.22), and Preference Panel (version 3.4.1). The update is available at from Line 6’s website. Also, according to Line 6, this version of GearBox has been released as a “Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Public Beta.” Complete information is available on the Line 6 forum.
Cakewalk has announced that it has updated the Mac OS X version of Dimension Pro to version 1.3. This update now includes AU, VSTi, and RTAS components, all in Universal Binary format. This update also addresses Dimension Pro users running on OS X Leopard 10.5. This update is only for Mac users; Windows users do not require any update. Download it on Cakewalk’s website.