• Added Steam Cloud support - Users may now run the standalone Z3TA+ 2 microhost and save presets into a Steam Cloud synced folder. Users can now save their favorite presets and bring them to any installation. Presets saved to here in the Z3TA+ 2 Demo will also carry over to the full version.
This update addresses a known crash after a recent Windows 10 update. If you are experiencing a crash when scanning or instantiating these plug-ins please use the Steam Beta Branch menu to access the 'Early-Access-Beta' build for Z3TA+ 2.
To Opt In: -In your steam library, right click on Z3TA+ 2 and click on Properties. -Go to the tab called BETAS -Change the drop down to 'Early-Access-Beta'. -Allow STEAM to Update Z3TA+ 2 -Launch the Microhost or use in your DAW
Rapture Pro and Rapture Session builds for Early Access will also be coming soon related to the same issue. If you are using one these plug-ins you may be able to use SONAR in Compatibility mode to prevent crashes on scanning or instantiating the plug-ins.
If you encounter any critical issues prior to official public release, post them to the Problem Reports Forum. Please include Z3TA+2 Early Access in the post title, and refrain from including issues not related as they may get missed. We’ll do our best to lock posts as we confirm the reports.
Note: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3201845) appears to resolve the issue stated below. Make sure to check your Windows 10 updates, if you are having issues.
It has come to our attention that a recent Windows 10 update has introduced instability in a subset of our plug-ins and may cause SONAR or other Windows DAWs to crash. The problem is related to a change in the timing for thread initialization on Windows, which leads to intermittent crashing on project load, plug-in scanning, or adding these plug-ins to a project. We are able to reproduce the issue and it appears to only affect some systems since it is timing related.
We are actively working on a resolution and will release fixes to the affected plugins as soon as possible.
Plug-ins that may be affected:
We appreciate your patience while we work to resolve this issue,
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A bug with long arpeggio MIDI files causing drawing errors has been fixed
A bug resulting in incorrect CC selection has been fixed
Steam Specific Changes:
SteamReg Updated Last week we identified an issue that could impact new users registering or existing users reinstalling Z3ta+2, and the application would stay in Demo Mode. This issue has now been fixed.
Updated the Demo to latest version of Z3TA+ 2
The prior Z3TA+2 2.2.2 Update is available to rollback to if users encounter any issues.
To Rollback: 1. Right-click ‘Z3TA+ 2’ in the Steam Client and select Properties 2. Go to the Beta Tab 3. Select Early-Access 4. Click [OK] and allow Steam to update.