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ETC: Hog OS v3.15 Update

Stage Directions • Tools of the Trade • January 26, 2021

ETC has announced the release of Hog 4 OS v3.15 software, which includes enhancements to MIDI mapping of third-party control panels, adding tap tempo for effects and internal effect engine optimizations. This version also contains new keyboard shortcuts a number of bug fixes, listed in the release notes.

Hog 4 OS v3.15 is now available for download. The company recommends users update their systems as their production schedules allow, and that users with existing MIDI mapping applications become familiar with the new mapping scheme prior to show day.

Entertainment Controls Product Manager Sarah Clausen commented, “We are happy to bring improvements to MIDI mapping in this release to follow on our opening up of MIDI/OSC control of encoders and faders in the last release. And many users will be happy to see implementing tap tempo for effects.”

Download Hog 4 OS v3.15:,

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