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Razer To Close Charity Drive Soon, Offers Free Surround Sound Software

By John Law - on 3 Jun 2014, 11:10am

Razer To Close Charity Drive Soon, Offers Free Surround Sound Software

Razer's Razer Surround sound software will be free of charge until June 30, 2014.

Razer, one of the world's expert in entertainment devices and software, recently announced that they will be ending its one year Child's Play / Razer Surround charity drive, come June 2014. To commemorate the end of their drive, the gaming company will be making their Razer Surround sound software available for free. The reason for this is also because after June 30, 2014, the company will be introducing their latest surround sound software, Razer Surround Pro, for purchase thereafter.

The basic variant of Razer Surround comes with a standard virtualization of 7.1 Surround Sound. Razer Surround Pro, the premium version, allows for the personal calibration of directional audio to individual hearing preferences and headphone model. It will also include other advanced settings, such as sound normalization, voice clarity and level, and equalizer options. You can learn more about the software via the YouTube video provided by Razer below:

Last year, Razer waived all charges on it next-generation virtual surround sound audio engine, Razer Surround and collected donations for the charity Child's Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving children's lives in hospitals around the world. To date, nearly one million users have downloaded Razer Surround and more than US$35,000 has been collected for Child's Play.

The Child's Play charity was created in 2003 by webcomic Penny Arcade authors, Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins.

Child's Play is a charity organization that was set up by the authors of the popular computer and video games-based webcomic Penny Arcade, Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins. Founded back in 2003, the charity aims towards improving the lives of sick children by donating toys and video games to more than 70 hospitals worldwide.

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