AmpliTube Orange from IK Multimedia provides amplifier and cabinet emulations modeled on classic Orange units. In stand-alone mode, this software can be utilized for live performances in conjunction with any footswitch that allows you to access its instant preset-switching, a feature which allows you to load pre-saved guitar chains on the fly. In the studio, the stand-alone app also functions as a 2-channel recorder for your ideas.
Used in any DAW such as Pro Tools or Logic, the software allows you to process DI’d guitar and bass through simulations of various pieces of guitar-related gear, and thus approximate a more realistic Orange tone. Essentially, AmpliTube Orange provides you with an emulated pedalboard, a modeled amplifier, a cabinet stage, and an effects rack, all of which are yours to tweak however you see fit. Not only that, you get two sets of the aforementioned items, and you’re able to route your signal through each model in any manner you choose; mono chains, stereo setups, and dual-stages of amplification are possible, as are creative combinations in practically any assortment you could cobble together. For added convenience, the program includes an on-board chromatic tuner.
It is also worth noting that the tools in AmpliTube Orange work well in conjunction with analog synths, electric pianos, drums, and even soft-synths. This software is compatible with Mac and PC platforms, and will work in VST2, VST3, AU, and AAX formats running at 64-bit.