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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.10
Released 11/20/17

Works with:
No Hardware Required

Helix Native 1.10 Release Notes

New Amps (7)

- Voltage Queen, based on* the Victoria® Electro King

- Derailed Ingrid, based on* the Trainwreck Circuits® Express

- Brit Trem Nrm, based on* the normal channel of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Brit Trem Brt, based on* the bright channel of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Brit Trem Jump, based on* the normal and bright channel (jumped) of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Cartographer, based on* the Ben Adrian Cartographer

- Agua 51, based on* the Aguilar® DB751 bass amp

New Effects (7)

- Distortion > Kinky Boost (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Xotic® EP Booster

- Distortion > Thrifter Fuzz (Mono, Stereo), Line 6 Original

- Dynamics > Kinky Comp (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Xotic® SP Compressor

- Modulation > Bleat Chop Trem (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Lightfoot Labs© Goatkeeper

- Modulation > Double Take (Mono, Stereo), Line 6 Original doubler

- Delay > Cosmos Echo (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Roland® RE-201 Space Echo

- Volume/Pan > Stereo Width (Stereo), Line 6 Original utility to collapse stereo paths

* All product names are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Line 6.

New Features

- Plug-in Window Resizing—Click and drag the lower right-hand corner of Helix Native to resize the window and view more or fewer parameters and model list items

Show/Hide PRESETS/IMPULSES List—Click the icon to the left of the preset name to show or hide the PRESETS/IMPULSES list

Bug Fixes

- In the rare case that all paths are full, it is possible to drag more blocks into them, which may result in the error “Failed to move item. (Unknown. [code -1])” -FIXED

- On rare occasions, a warning dialog may appear during AU Validation scan of other AudioUnit plug-ins -FIXED

- After updating from OS X 10.12 Sierra to OS X 10.13 High Sierra, Helix Native may not load properly in GarageBand -FIXED

- After importing an IR file in a certain instance of Helix Native, the same file may not automatically appear in subsequent instances -FIXED

- Many other minor bug fixes and optimizations

- General stability improvements

Known Issues

- Recalling an effect or instrument rack in Ableton Live with Helix Native instantiated can mute the track. Workaround: Uninstantiate and re-instantiate the plug-in

- In rare cases, clearing Helix Native’s preset library while the DAW is under high CPU loads can sometimes cause the plug-in to become unresponsive. Workaround: Close the Helix Native plug-in window and reopen

- EXP pedal assignments may not automatically be assigned

- The copy/paste clipboard may be cleared after closing and reopening Helix Native


OS: Mac OS X, Mac OS Mountain Lion, Mac OS Mavericks, Mac OS Yosemite, Mac OS El Capitan, macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra
( 30 MB )

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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.10
Released 11/20/17

Works with:
No Hardware Required

Helix Native 1.10 Release Notes

New Amps (7)

- Voltage Queen, based on* the Victoria® Electro King

- Derailed Ingrid, based on* the Trainwreck Circuits® Express

- Brit Trem Nrm, based on* the normal channel of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Brit Trem Brt, based on* the bright channel of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Brit Trem Jump, based on* the normal and bright channel (jumped) of the Marshall® Plexi Tremolo 50

- Cartographer, based on* the Ben Adrian Cartographer

- Agua 51, based on* the Aguilar® DB751 bass amp

New Effects (7)

- Distortion > Kinky Boost (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Xotic® EP Booster

- Distortion > Thrifter Fuzz (Mono, Stereo), Line 6 Original

- Dynamics > Kinky Comp (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Xotic® SP Compressor

- Modulation > Bleat Chop Trem (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Lightfoot Labs© Goatkeeper

- Modulation > Double Take (Mono, Stereo), Line 6 Original doubler

- Delay > Cosmos Echo (Mono, Stereo), based on* the Roland® RE-201 Space Echo

- Volume/Pan > Stereo Width (Stereo), Line 6 Original utility to collapse stereo paths

* All product names are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Line 6.

New Features

- Plug-in Window Resizing—Click and drag the lower right-hand corner of Helix Native to resize the window and view more or fewer parameters and model list items

Show/Hide PRESETS/IMPULSES List—Click the icon to the left of the preset name to show or hide the PRESETS/IMPULSES list

Bug Fixes

- In the rare case that all paths are full, it is possible to drag more blocks into them, which may result in the error “Failed to move item. (Unknown. [code -1])” -FIXED

- On rare occasions, a warning dialog may appear during AU Validation scan of other AudioUnit plug-ins -FIXED

- After updating from OS X 10.12 Sierra to OS X 10.13 High Sierra, Helix Native may not load properly in GarageBand -FIXED

- After importing an IR file in a certain instance of Helix Native, the same file may not automatically appear in subsequent instances -FIXED

- Many other minor bug fixes and optimizations

- General stability improvements

Known Issues

- Recalling an effect or instrument rack in Ableton Live with Helix Native instantiated can mute the track. Workaround: Uninstantiate and re-instantiate the plug-in

- In rare cases, clearing Helix Native’s preset library while the DAW is under high CPU loads can sometimes cause the plug-in to become unresponsive. Workaround: Close the Helix Native plug-in window and reopen

- EXP pedal assignments may not automatically be assigned

- The copy/paste clipboard may be cleared after closing and reopening Helix Native


OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
( 24 MB )

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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.01
Released 9/11/17

Works with:
No Hardware Required

Helix Native Version 1.01

The new Helix® Native plug-in delivers the same award-winning HX amp and effects modeling found in the best-selling Line 6 Helix hardware guitar and effects processors, bringing authentic tone to your favorite DAW.

Helix Native is available as a fully functional 15-day free trial, which requires a Line 6 account.

Learn more at http://line6.com/helix/helixnative.html.

Download the user manual here.

GETTING STARTED

  • Supports VST3, AAX, and AU, 64-bit only. 
  • Try it for FREE for 15 days by clicking "start my 15-day free trial" on first launch (internet connection is required for the trial period)
  • Check your Authorized Devices if you can't authorize Helix Native, you might have too many authorized devices on your account
  • Presets Compatible with Helix 2.21 firmware. Make sure your Helix hardware and editor software are up-to-date before transferring presets, setlists, etc.

WHAT'S NEW

  • The Settings Window is accessed via a more easily discoverable gear icon in the bottom left of the window.
  • Import and Export bundle has moved to the Settings Window
  • CPU Optimizations under the hood to the stock cab models
  • Note Sync now stays synced when changing delay and mod models 
  • Block movement and placement has been improved

WHAT'S FIXED

  • Unfreezing Tracks and other modals dialogs under Logic Pro X no longer darken the plug-in UI.
  • Time remaining in trial no longer displays negative or invalid numbers
  • Various other bug fixes and stability improvements

KNOWN ISSUES

We're dedicated to being as transparent as possible, and here are the current known issues.

  • Cali IV Lead Amp model will decrease in gain when Mid and Bass are set to 0. This is already known to occur on Helix hardware.
  • Moving blocks while Automation is running may cause some errors during playback/record on Pro Tools.

HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR HELIX NATIVE?

We've already received a ton of feature requests from beta users, but if you have a great idea for Helix Native, we want to hear about it! Please visit http://line6.ideascale.com to post your requests and suggestions, or vote for features. This is the most direct way for you to influence our updates, and we look forward to hearing from you! 


OS: Mac OS X, Mac OS Mountain Lion, Mac OS Mavericks, Mac OS Yosemite, Mac OS El Capitan, macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra
( 27 MB )

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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.01
Released 9/11/17

Works with:
No Hardware Required

Helix Native Version 1.01

The new Helix® Native plug-in delivers the same award-winning HX amp and effects modeling found in the best-selling Line 6 Helix hardware guitar and effects processors, bringing authentic tone to your favorite DAW.

Helix Native is available as a fully functional 15-day free trial, which requires a Line 6 account.

Learn more at http://line6.com/helix/helixnative.html.

Download the user manual here.

GETTING STARTED

  • Supports VST3, AAX, and AU, 64-bit only. 
  • Try it for FREE for 15 days by clicking "start my 15-day free trial" on first launch (internet connection is required for the trial period)
  • Check your Authorized Devices if you can't authorize Helix Native, you might have too many authorized devices on your account
  • Presets Compatible with Helix 2.21 firmware. Make sure your Helix hardware and editor software are up-to-date before transferring presets, setlists, etc.

WHAT'S NEW

  • The Settings Window is accessed via a more easily discoverable gear icon in the bottom left of the window.
  • Import and Export bundle has moved to the Settings Window
  • CPU Optimizations under the hood to the stock cab models
  • Note Sync now stays synced when changing delay and mod models 
  • Block movement and placement has been improved

WHAT'S FIXED

  • Unfreezing Tracks and other modals dialogs under Logic Pro X no longer darken the plug-in UI.
  • Time remaining in trial no longer displays negative or invalid numbers
  • Various other bug fixes and stability improvements

KNOWN ISSUES

We're dedicated to being as transparent as possible, and here are the current known issues.

  • Cali IV Lead Amp model will decrease in gain when Mid and Bass are set to 0. This is already known to occur on Helix hardware.
  • Moving blocks while Automation is running may cause some errors during playback/record on Pro Tools.

HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR HELIX NATIVE?

We've already received a ton of feature requests from beta users, but if you have a great idea for Helix Native, we want to hear about it! Please visit http://line6.ideascale.com to post your requests and suggestions, or vote for features. This is the most direct way for you to influence our updates, and we look forward to hearing from you! 


OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
( 22 MB )

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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.00
Released 8/10/17

Works with:
Helix
Helix LT
Helix Rack
No Hardware Required

Helix Native Version 1.00

The new Helix® Native plug-in delivers the same award-winning HX amp and effects modeling found in Line 6’s best-selling Helix hardware guitar and effects processors, bringing authentic tone to your favorite DAW.

Helix Native is available as a fully functional 15-day free trial, which requires a Line 6 account.

Learn more at http://line6.com/helix/helixnative.html.

Download the user manual here.

THE WAIT IS OVER!

  • At long last... We are very proud to announce that this is the first version of the Helix Native plug-in for VST3, AAX, and AU made available to the public!
  • Try it for FREE for 15 days by clicking "start my 15-day free trial" on first launch.
  • Check your Authorized Devices if you can't authorize Helix Native, you might have too many authorized devices on your account.
  • Presets Compatible with Helix 2.21 firmware. Make sure your Helix hardware and editor software are up-to-date before transferring presets, setlists, etc.

KNOWN ISSUES

We're dedicated to being as transparent as possible, and here's some not-so-great stuff that you may encounter.

  • Editing min/max for automation of a parameter slider can temporarily stop reading the automation lane.
  • Editing parameters assigned to automation can can temporarily stop reading the automation lane during playback/record.
  • Cali IV Lead Amp model will decrease in gain when Mid and Bass are set to 0. This is already known to occur on Helix hardware.
  • Unfreezing Tracks in Logic Pro X will darken the plug-in UI, just close and reopen it in the meantime.
  • Moving blocks while Automation is running may cause some errors during playback/record on Pro Tools.

HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR HELIX NATIVE?

We've already received a ton of feature requests from beta users, but if you have a great idea for Helix Native, we want to hear about it! Please visit http://line6.ideascale.com to post your requests and suggestions, or vote for features. This is the most direct way for you to influence our updates, and we look forward to hearing from you! 


OS: Mac OS X, Mac OS Yosemite, Mac OS El Capitan, macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra
( 27 MB )

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Helix Native      
Helix Native
Version 1.00
Released 8/10/17

Works with:
Helix
Helix LT
Helix Rack
No Hardware Required

Helix Native Version 1.00

The new Helix® Native plug-in delivers the same award-winning HX amp and effects modeling found in Line 6’s best-selling Helix hardware guitar and effects processors, bringing authentic tone to your favorite DAW.

Helix Native is available as a fully functional 15-day free trial, which requires a Line 6 account.

Learn more at http://line6.com/helix/helixnative.html.

Download the user manual here.

THE WAIT IS OVER!

  • At long last... We are very proud to announce that this is the first version of the Helix Native plug-in for VST3, AAX, and AU made available to the public!
  • Try it for FREE for 15 days by clicking "start my 15-day free trial" on first launch.
  • Where's VST2? If your DAW does not yet support the VST3 standard, like Ableton Live or Reason, be sure to check the "install VST2" checkbox during installation.
  • Check your Authorized Devices if you can't authorize Helix Native, you might have too many authorized devices on your account.
  • Presets Compatible with Helix 2.21 firmware. Make sure your Helix hardware and editor software are up-to-date before transferring presets, setlists, etc.

KNOWN ISSUES

We're dedicated to being as transparent as possible, and here's some not-so-great stuff that you may encounter.

  • Please temporarily disable your antivirus during the installation as some users have had trouble downloading or authorizing and we don't want that to happen to you too.
  • Editing min/max for automation of a parameter slider can temporarily stop reading the automation lane.
  • Editing parameters assigned to automation can can temporarily stop reading the automation lane during playback/record.
  • Cali IV Lead Amp model will decrease in gain when Mid and Bass are set to 0. This is already known to occur on Helix hardware.
  • Unfreezing Tracks in Logic Pro X will darken the plug-in UI, just close and reopen it in the meantime.
  • Moving blocks while Automation is running may cause some errors during playback/record on Pro Tools.

HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR HELIX NATIVE?

We've already received a ton of feature requests from beta users, but if you have a great idea for Helix Native, we want to hear about it! Please visit http://line6.ideascale.com to post your requests and suggestions, or vote for features. This is the most direct way for you to influence our updates, and we look forward to hearing from you! 


OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
( 22 MB )

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