Positive Grid Bias FX 2 Standard
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BIAS FX 2
Completely re-engineered, higher-resolution DSP engine—with hundreds of improvements—delivers the ultimate in responsive, detailed and varied guitar tones.
Hyper-realistic Guitar Match
Positive Grid’s newly developed, exclusive Guitar Match and emulation technologies virtually turn your guitar into another with startling realism.
New Amps, Pedals & Racks
An extensive collection of all-new and revamped amps, pedals and HD racks adds unparalleled depth and width to your guitar tones.
Stunning Advanced Modelers
All-new Fuzz, Time and Harmonizer modelers pump up your productions with exciting, unique guitar tones and effects.
Dynamic Amp Engine
Responds Accurately to Your Feel
Featuring the same industry-leading amp engine found in BIAS AMP 2, BIAS FX 2’s unmatched responsiveness and dynamics faithfully reproduce your unique feel and every subtle ghost note and palm mute. The amp engine’s component-level simulation accurately reproduces the tone and dynamics of the most popular amps down to the last glowing tube and precision resistor, creating the most authentic, full-bodied and warm guitar tones available.
Thousands of Authentic, Analog-Like Pedals
BIAS FX 2’s stockpile of foot pedals can be expanded 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? With BIAS FX 2 you can easily hot rod your distortion, delay and modulation pedals using the fully integrated BIAS Pedal software included with BIAS FX 2 Elite, creating pedalboards and sounds nobody else has.
Hyper-Realistic Guitar Match
Groundbreaking, Precision Guitar Emulation Puts Coveted Guitars at Your Fingertips
Forget swapping out real guitars in the studio to record the next track, or grabbing another guitar onstage for the next song. With BIAS FX 2’s groundbreaking Guitar Match technology, you can transform your guitar—any guitar— into a hoarder’s collection of legendary axes, each precisely recreated down to their pickups, body type and body thickness. No special pickup is required to make your guitar sound like a classic American guitar, a vintage LP and more.
Expansive, Next-Level Effects
Make Your Productions Sound More Melodic, Bold, Deep and Wide
New Harmonizer, Fuzz and Time modelers take your recordings and live performances beyond ordinary limits. BIAS FX 2’s advanced modeling suite lets you create vintage and modern fuzz pedals for more grit and sustain, time-based effects for more depth, and instantly create ensemble lead lines with multiple voices.
Supersize Your Tracks with the Studio Rack Collection
From essential workhorse tools to creamy vintage effects and sparkling modern outboard gear, brand-new studio rack processors—Echo Tape Delay, Tri-Chorus, Tube Compressor, Spring Reverb, Wah, Guitar Synth and more—polish your project to sound like a state-of-the-art studio’s ultra-high-resolution production.
Explore History And Shape The Future Of Tone
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 revamped racks adds unparalleled depth and width to your guitar and bass sounds. Each one is modeled at the components level with meticulous attention on detail.
Official World-Class Celestion Cabs
We’ve partnered with Celestion, the most trusted name in guitar speakers. Celestion drivers have been used for killer guitar tones on more classic songs than any other brand. Their impulse responses (IRs) are the favorites of guitarists 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. BIAS FX 2 does the rest!
50,000+ Online Presets Open a Universe of Sounds to You
Forget endless hunting—and paying for—additional presets to expand your collection of guitar tones. You gain direct access to over 50,000 presets for custom amps, pedals and pedalboards shared by the ever-expanding ToneCloud® online community. There’s no need to open other software.
Greatly Improved Workflow Puts Your Patches on Speed-Dial
When inspiration strikes, you won’t have to go on a hunting expedition to find the perfect patch. With tags and keywords attached to all presets in ToneCloud®, it’s now much easier to quickly find and download the right preset to keep the creative juices flowing.
New Factory & Online Presets From The Best
New sounds inspire new riffs and songs. You’ll never have writer’s block with BIAS FX 2. Over 200 new factory pedalboard presets created by world-renowned artists, studio engineers and session players get your mojo cranking.
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 makes it easier than ever to create instant song transitions, mind-blowing FX changes and ear-catching mixes—in the studio and onstage.
Introducing Scene - One Click Changes Your Pedalboard
Each preset in BIAS FX 2 has four “scenario” settings you can create and save, so you can recall multiple distinct but closely related pedalboard scenes. With one click, you can simultaneously turn overdrive and delay on for your lead solo and turn off the chorus effect you used on the song’s verse—all while preserving the rest of the preset’s settings. Or, instantly switch from one pedalboard setup to another—each with completely different EQ, reverb and other settings—for different song sections.
Redesigned Workflow for Easier, More Productive Recording Sessions
Redesigned user interface includes a new preset manager that makes it easy to organize and rapidly search, recall and preview your favorite pedalboard setups. Take a custom snapshot of each of your custom pedalboard setups, then switch instantly among them on the fly to A/B which is best for your current song. Or use the snapshots to instantly re-amp when switching from a crunchy rhythm guitar part to a soaring lead solo and back again.
Use MIDI Automation To Turbocharge And Streamline Complex Mixes
BIAS FX 2’s powerful MIDI integration lets you make startling, instantaneous mix changes and fluid, morphing transitions by automating parameter changes for each section of your song—while also shaving hours of work off your project. It’s easy to assign MIDI commands to virtually every parameter available, including volume control, individual effects parameters, guitar-emulation selection, Looper functions and more.
Create Unique Hybrid Amps and Sweeping Stereo Amp Setups
In BIAS FX 2, the amps you use to create your tone are limited only by your imagination. Use Dual Amp setup to cherry-pick parts from two separate amps—their impulse responses, cabs, EQs, even the mics they use—and combine them to create a one-of-a-kind hybrid amp nobody else has. Or keep the amps as they are, route them parallel to one another and hardpan them to create a stereo setup with totally different guitar tones in left and right channels.
Preserves Fleeting Ideas Before They’re Lost
Quickly record ideas for riffs, vamps and songs with a simple click when inspiration strikes, using BIAS FX 2’s built-in recorder. Then loop your recording while you play it back through BIAS FX 2’s foot pedals, amps and rack FX, fine-tuning the perfect custom preset to use with your new song idea. You’ll never lose that perfectly played riff. Simply export it as a wav file for use in a new track in your DAW—the starting point for a new multitrack recording!
BIAS FX 2
The ultimate in guitar amplifier and effects processing.
Everything in Professional plus:
- 100 New Amplifiers Total
- 100 New Effects Total
- 200 New Factory Presets Total
- Guitar Match - Elite (18 Guitars)
- New HD Racks (8 New Racks Total)
- New Fuzz Modeler
- New Delay Modeler
- New Harmonizer Modeler
- BIAS Pedal Distortion, Delay, Modulation
- Create and Download Thousands of Pedals on ToneCloud®
- Windows: Standalone, VST, AAX
- OS X / macOS: Standalone, AU, VST, AAX
- OS X 10.11 or macOS 10.12/10.13/10.14, Core i5
- Windows 10, Intel Core i5 or equivalent, 4 GB RAM