Home » News » IK Multimedia Giveaway – AmpliTube X-DRIVE Virtual Distortion Pedal

From now until February 25, all users of AmpliTube 5, including the free AmpliTube 5 CS, can claim the software version of IK’s new AmpliTube X-DRIVE distortion pedal (worth €/$149.99) for absolutely free.

This software-only version gives you all 16 new overdrive and distortion effects found in the X-DRIVE hardware pedal. You’ll be able to record, create and save presets within AmpliTube and use them onstage if you choose to own the hardware pedal as well.

Here’s X-DRIVE in action to hear all the sounds you get with the free plug-in:

Here are the instructions to redeem and get started with your AmpliTube X-DRIVE virtual distortion pedal:

  • Log into or register an IK account and head over to your User Area
  • Follow the pop-up message to Redeem your promotional item and sign up for the Newsletter, if you’re not already subscribed
  • Download and open the IK Product Manager
  • Select “Manage My Products”, then using the “Software” tab click the ” Install” and “Authorize” button to the right of AmpliTube 5
  • If you’re already authorized, hover over the Authorize button and click “Re-Authorize”
  • Now start up AmpliTube 5 and click “Collection” on the right side of the display
  • Go to the bottom and click on “X-GEAR series”
  • Select “X-DRIVE” to drag it to your signal chain
  • Enjoy!

AmpliTube 5 Custom Shop comes with 42 must-have pedals, amps, cabinets, mics and rack FX, plus the 16 effects found in AmpliTube X-DRIVE, which are all yours to keep.

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