Applied Acoustics Systems Strum GS‐2 is a complete redesign of its acoustic guitar emulating predecessor, with updated synthesis and strumming engines, a streamlined UI, a new equalizer and compressor module, a new multi-effect processor, and native 64-bit operation. Strum GS‐2 also features an all-new factory library including nylon and steel acoustic guitars of various sizes, both in natural and production-ready configurations. Strum GS‐2 is available now for $199, with an intro price of $149 until April 28. Upgrades from Strum Acoustic GS-1, Strum Electric GS-1, and Strum Acoustic Session start at $39. Requires OS X 10.6 or later, a mere 70 MB of free hard drive space, and an AU, VST, RTAS or AAX plug-in compatible DAW when not running in stand-alone mode.