We're currently living in the age of digital audio. Kontakt Instrument is an incredibly powerful tool that is essential to any music producer.

But there are so many different Kontakt Instrument plugins in the music production landscape, so we decided to create the ultimate list of the top Kontakt Instrument plugins today that will help you find the perfect fit.


Pipes

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Tubes, Cans, Pipes

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Pipes is a collection of instruments derived from a variety of cardboard tubes, aluminium spray cans, dreamcatchers, and PVC pipes. Even if the pitch of most of the sources is not stable, all instruments were manually tuned. Each instrument features from 3 to 6 Round Robin samples and up to 3 velocity layers. One of the main instruments is a sampled Wah Wah Tube (aka Vibratone): bell-like sound with a very long release and a dedicated control for overtones. There are a couple of sound designed patches derived from the original instruments along with Kontakt Multis ready to play.

Features

  • 34 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 6 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • Up to 6 Round Robin samples
  • Up to 3 Velocity layers
  • 188 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 243 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
  • Sample sets including: beer cans, cardboards, corrugated pipes, dreamcatchers, long PVC pipe, spray cans, vibratone



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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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Pong Glockenspiel

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Glockenspiel Played with Ping Pong Balls

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Why use sticks when you can use ping pong balls?

Pong Glockenspiel is a Kontakt Instrument made by recording a toy glockenspiel played with ping pong balls. Two velocity layers (hard and soft) are cross faded to have a smooth transition while the 3 round robin (repetitions samples) avoid the “machine gun” effect of sampled instruments. Tweaking the controls in the custom performance view you can alter the instrument making many new sounds. There are also two ambient instruments, two synth pad instruments and two slowed down instruments crafted using the original samples.




Features

  • 8 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 3 Round Robin
  • 2 Velocity Layer (cross faded)
  • 110 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 102 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
  • Bonus: pad, ambience and slow instruments

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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Bells

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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From Brass to Iron

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

As the name suggests, Bells is a collection of samples derived from many different kinds of bells. After visiting Pontificia Fonderia Marinelli in Agnone, Italy – the largest bells company and one of the oldest family-owned businesses worldwide – we started collecting many different kinds of bells, including: an Agnone souvenir bell, three different cowbells, a hotel desk-bell, a Perko fog bell, a classic school bell, a singing bowl, and old telephone bells. All the bells are made from different materials such as bronze, brass, and iron, and we sampled them with different articulations and techniques to provide a wide range of sounds.




Features

  • 30 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 7 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • Up to 7 Round Robin samples
  • Up to 3 Velocity layers
  • 200 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 430 MB
  • 7 Custom Reverb IRs
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
  • Sample sets including Agnone Bell, Cowbells, Hotel Desk-Bell, Perko Fog Bell, School Bell, Singing Bowl, Old Telephone Bells

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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Toy Piano

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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2-Octaves Upright Toy Piano

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Who has never wanted to have a Toy Piano like Schroeder’s, from Peanuts? The sound of the piano is produced by metal bars stroke by plastic hammers, almost like a glockenspiel but more deep and warm. This lovely 2-octaves upright toy piano was sampled with the lid both closed and open and percussions samples have been recorded playing its wood case with hands, nylon brushes and rubber mallets. There are also different ambient/pad/drone instruments created using samples start/loop tricks and a bunch of effects, both with a custom, tweakable, GUI.




Features

  • 10 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 6 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • 3 Round Robin samples for each key
  • 6 Random release samples
  • 175 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit)
  • Formats: Kontakt/MachFive and WAV
  • Two main sample sets: closed and open lid
  • Bonus: percussion samples and sound designed instruments

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  • The full version of Kontakt 3.5 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 3.5 or higher is required to run this software.

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Organetta

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Portable Reed Organ

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

The Organetta is a small portable reed organ made in the late 50s by the German company Hohner*. The sound is generated by an electric fan that blows air into a set of brass reeds hence the sound is reminiscent of something in between a melodica and an accordion.We sampled this little green friend with two mics: a large diaphragm condenser mic and a piezo attached to the chassis. The fan noise has been removed from the samples but you can choose to add it to the mix or play it alone by pressing the green keys. To add more realism we captured 6 round robin of the key down and up noises.




Features

  • 6 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 144 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 618 MB
  • Two Mics (condenser and piezo)
  • 17 sec long notes samples
  • 30+ sec long fan samples
  • Two intensity layers
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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Tank Drum

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Steel Tongue Drum

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Tank Drum features samples from a famous steel tongue drum. Also called hank drums, these instruments are usually made out of propane tanks with tongues of different sizes and tuned in different scales. The instrument we have sampled features 8 tongues and it’s tuned in E minor pentatonic. It was played both with hands and rubber mallets along with some sound effects with hands and brushes. The sound has a long release and is rich in harmonics.




Features

  • 7 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 5 Round Robin samples
  • 3 Velocity Layers
  • 7 Custom Impulse Responses
  • 274 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 790 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV

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  • The full version of Kontakt 5.1 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 5.1 or higher is required to run this software.

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Soundscapes Vol.1

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Atmospheres and Textures

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Soundscapes, textures and ambiences ready to use as Kontakt instruments or WAV loops. These sounds are divided in two main categories: concrete and gear. The raw concrete samples were recorded in different places across Europe (Paris, Dublin, London and Naples) using studio or handy equipment. The raw gear samples were recorded from hardware synthesizers like a Custom Eurorack Modular Synth, guitar pedals and noisy toys like the Thingamagoop 2. Everything was then processed and boxed inside a Kontakt instrument with a custom performance view. The pitch bend is assigned to a ±24 pitch transpose, good for glitch effects. All samples are perfect loops, so if you don’t have Kontakt you can load them directly.

The Swapper

Soundscapes Vol.1 was widely used in the soundtrack and sound design of the award winning indie game The Swapper. The game is an atmospheric 2D puzzle platformer, constructed using clay models and other everyday materials for a uniquely detailed look and feel. The same feel that inspired most of the Soundscapes Vol.1 instruments.




Features

  • 30 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 10 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • 31 Samples (48kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 115 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV (loops)
  • Sample sets derived from: water/boiling, escalator, fans, fridge, rain, sand, violin, voices, mixed synths and effects

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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Soundscapes Vol.2

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Atmospheres and Textures

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Soundscapes, textures and ambiences ready to use as Kontakt instruments or WAV loops. These sounds are divided into four categories: binaural, concrete, inductor and piezo. As our previous version Soundscapes Vol.1, the samples were recorded in different places across the world (Las Vegas, Dublin, Prague, Naples, and Cosenza) using studio or portable equipment. We used different types of microphones, including handmade piezo and inductor mics, a large condenser microphone and a binaural microphone set. Everything was then processed and boxed inside a Kontakt instrument with a custom GUI. The pitch bend is assigned to a ±24 pitch transpose for glitch effects. All samples are seamless loops, so if you don’t have Kontakt you can load them directly into your DAW.




Features

  • 35 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 35 Samples (48kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 207 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV (loops)
  • Sample sets derived from binaural recordings, inductor and piezo effects, mixed objects/places

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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The Beat Boxer

Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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The Beat Boxer is a combination deep, multi-sampled percussion and solo vocal performance library. It captures the raw, urban human drum machine that is a beatboxer through a combination of multi-sampled round robin articulations and a variety of authentic performance loops. From kick drums to snares, robots to turntables and beyond, The Beat Boxer provides a fresh, organic and extremely playable instrument suitable for all composers. This hybrid multisample/groove library transforms the creative vocal art of up-and-coming East Bay beatboxer "JBox" (Jerry Girard) into a flexible and detailed virtual instrument. Jerry Girard - stage name “Jbox” - is a young and upcoming beatbox artist based near Oakland, CA. He was recorded in the San Francisco Bay area by engineer Andre Frazier in Emeryville, CA.

The Beat Boxer was recorded in a close, totally dry studio environment with both dynamic and condenser microphones to capture every subtle nuance of the performance. We then carefully prepared and edited each sample and hand-programmed each element into an unrivaled performance interface that delivers both efficiency and control. We’ve also included our comprehensive FX Rack panel, with multi-effects, compression, EQ, amp/speaker simulation and convolution reverb, featuring dozens of our most popular custom recorded rooms, halls, cathedrals and otherworldly fx impulses easily available right through the interface. The Beat Boxer brings together superior programming and quality to transform a highly-nuanced and specialized instrument into an unprecedented and truly unmatched percussive/vocal library.

The Beat Boxer features 100+ articulations and 11 instrument types, each with an average 12x round robin variations to bring you the total beatboxing package. Every articulation was recorded with 2 different microphones (condenser and dynamic), each with fully independent volume, panning and routing controls through our advanced custom user interface. Our powerful Midi Loop playback engine allows you to load up an existing midi groove and customize the quantization, swing and velocity attenuation on-the-fly. The main "Ensemble All" preset also features full remapping capability, user map saving/loading and ships with standard presets for popular midi drum programs.

Our powerful custom user interface gives you full control over the performance; users can control volume, attack softness/hardness, release time, sample start offset, velocity attenuation and humanization. Our Uberpeggiator arpeggiation system allows users to quickly create grooves and gives full control over a wide range of parameters as well has user preset saving and loading. Our Megamixer is a powerful drumkit creator with user kit saving and loading; it features 12 different articulation slots, each with independent volume, attack, offset, attenuation, pitch, tuning and key range and memory optimization to load only what you need.

We've also included a selection of authentic live performance and augmented glitch grooves. Like the multi-samples, these loops feature 2 completely independent microphone positions each with full volume, panning and routing control. All performance loops feature full time-stretching and tempo-syncing capabilities selectable from within the UI. The loops also feature our powerful Phrase Sequencer which allows for up to 32 slots, each with independent start, end and pitch controls. Finally, we contorted the source recordings into a broad selection of ambiences, drones, atmospheres and special FX instruments.




Features

  • 2 mic positions (dynamic & condenser) w/independent volume, panning and routing
  • 100+ multi-sampled articulation types across 11 "drum" types
  • An average of 12x round robins each
  • Midi Groove playback system featuring quantization, swing and velocity attenuation
  • Midi remapping system with user map saving and loading
  • Uberpeggiator arpeggiation system for quick groove creation
  • Megamixer 12-slot drumkit creator with user kit saving and loading
  • Midi remapping system with user map saving and loading
  • Special SFX preset type with extra single-shot hits from all articulations.
  • 100 authentic live performance loops
  • 108 augmented glitch, breakcore and fx loops
  • Loop presets allow pitch transposition, pattern sequencing, x-blending, tempo-synching/time-stretching, offset/release shaping and more
  • Phrase sequencer allows for per-slot phrase start and end markers for unlimited flexibility
  • Convenient real-time visual wave-form display in every Loop preset
  • 104 Midi Grooves by Sashca Knorr, Si Begg, Dirk Ehlert, Brad Jerkins and Sean Gordon
  • Tons of bonus vocal Ambiences, Atmospheres, Tuned Pads and other custom melodic instruments
  • Swell, Attack, Release, Offset, Attenuation and Humanization controls allow for real-time dynamic performance shaping
  • Full Multi-FX rack panel with Chorus, Compression, Distortion, Amp and Cab simulation, EQ, Delay and Reverb
  • Our Reverb rack unit includes 25 unique creative FX convolutions and 45 excellent live rooms, studios, chambers, cathedrals, halls and other real-world environments, with flexible tone, size and mix controls
  • Fully automatable, with customizable key switch and GUI controls
  • Product Specs

  • 1.25 GB Installed
  • 4,416 Samples
  • 24 Kontakt 5.1 .nki instrument presets
  • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed PCM wav audio
  • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization

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  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10.7 or higher.
  • Dual-Core CPU, 3 GB System RAM, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

Important Notes: 

  • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or above is required to run this software.
  • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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Crystal

Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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Become a glitch master with CRYSTAL, a collection of over 600 unique, shatteringly-crystalline, glitchy percussive strikes, stingers, multisamples and effects that will cut right through your mix. Crystal's unique sound comes from glass field recordings, twisted and mangled into an easy "out-of-the-box" solution for glitch percussion. Crystal is perfect for minimalist, EDM, IDM, dubstep, chillwave, glitch, post rock, soundtrack, downtempo, dub and ambient music. It's also fantastic for sci-fi sound design and creating user interface SFX for games and apps.

The library is programmed for the full version of Kontakt 5.5 and later (OSX 10.8 or later / Windows 7 or later required). It comes equipped with a custom user interface dynamic sound shaping and mixing controls: attack, edge, release, filter resonance and cut, bank preset loading (with optional key-switching), adaptive arpeggiation and built-in convolution reverb with your choice of 30 different rooms, halls, spaces and special FX impulses. All of the samples are also included as categorized and clearly named stereo wave files that can be imported and used in any wav-format compatible audio environment, sampler, editor, sequencer or other audio software you like.

When developing the concept for Crystal, we were inspired by the piercing and percussive quality of glass jars banging together. At the same time, subtle rustling and clinking-about created a nice background accent that can sit well in a track for added interest. Armed with this knowledge we set out to capture high fidelity recordings of glass, and after many weeks of thoughtful sound design and mastering, we had Crystal.

The idea behind Crystal is that all of the sounds are completely cohesive and pretty much any sound can follow any *other* sound. To this end, you can achieve great results simply by turning on the arpeggiator, tweaking the sequencer dialog and mashing a bunch of keys—the results will surprise you! You can take this idea a step further by using the different sound presets with the sequencer, for example: give your beat a solid groove by sequencing the bass preset on downbeats, and the effects preset on the spaces in-between. This will keep your groove structurally sound while using chaos and randomness to your advantage.

The library comes equipped with flexible control features, like attack, release, transient offset, dynamic swelling, filter type selection, resonant filter sweep and a robust Arpeggiator system that provides a full range of custom dynamic arpeggiation modes and step sequencer pattern creation options. There’s also a complete DSP effects rack, including convolution reverb with dozens of unique spaces, such as cathedrals, churches, halls, bunkers, garages, tunnels, chambers, rooms and plenty of otherworldly FX impulses to fully explore and endless variety of strange and unexpected sonic manipulations.




Features

  • 8 Instrument Presets with dozens of selectable articulations, performance controls, filter, vibrato/ring mod, Arp sequencing and full FX rack.
  • 19 pre-built percussion kits.
  • 88 unconventional kicks in 2 style categories.
  • 113 unique snares in 2 style categories.
  • 72 strange toms in 2 style categories.
  • 51 cymbal-like splashes, crashes, clicks, blips and snaps in 2 style categories.
  • 131 long and short special effect strikes, stingers and stabs in 4 style categories.
  • 219 acoustic glass multisamples, including taps, strikes, clinks, clangs, rattles.
  • 18 ambient, atmospheric, tonal pad and environmental presets.
  • Multi-mode Arpeggiation with step-sequencer.
  • Convolution Reverb with 70 different cathedrals, churches, chambers, rooms, halls and special effect impulses.
  • A full multi-effects rack, with EQ, filter, phaser, flanger, delay, distortion, amp & speaker simulation and more.
  • Product Specs

  • 737 MB Installed
  • 692 Samples
  • 8 Kontakt 5.5 .nki preset banks
  • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed stereo PCM wav audio

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The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 5.5 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt "Player" and "Add Library" import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library. Windows 7 or higher. Mac OSX 10.8 or higher. Dual Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

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Frame Drums

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Two Bodhráns, Two Tambourines

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Frame Drums features a collection of four drums: two Bodhráns and two tambourines. The Bodhrán is a traditional Irish frame drum usually played with a wooden stick. The main Bodhrán measures 18 inches while the main tambourine measures 8 inches. The other drums are small toy/souvenir versions. The frame drums were sampled using sticks, hands, and multiple gestures.




Features

  • 19 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • Up to 8 Round Robin samples
  • Up to 3 Velocity layers
  • 160 Samples (48kHz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 178 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV

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  • The full version of Kontakt 5.1 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 5.1 or higher is required to run this software.

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M1 Garand Rifle

Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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M1 Garand Rifle is an experimental hybrid percussion/sfx instrument designed for professional sound designers, composers, re-recording mixers and music producers. It combines the real-time playability, musicality and control of a virtual instrument with the accessibility and flexibility of a classic professional-grade sound effect library, delivered in a convenient a la cart package for easy download and integration into your workflow. The first in our Fireams series, the Soundiron SFX M1 Garand Rifle library focuses exclusively on this classic and widely used WWII military weapon, and includes the most essential sound effect elements that it produces, from 30-06 caliber gunshots (indoor /outdoor) and brass bounces on two common surfaces to a whole spectrum of mechanical M1 reloading, trigger, handling and firing action sounds. This library is designed to be your M1-in-a-Box, with everything you need in one easy solution. However, since it's recorded in a dry, neutral environment, its ready for easy mixing with other sound libraries. And as always, we explore each sound effect category in great depth, to provide an organic, non-repetitive and lifelike result that is especially ideal for video game sound design and film audio post production, or for use in more unorthodox applications, such as concert percussion. While the sounds are authentic and specific to their source for those doing period work, they can easily be manipulated and employed in any number of other ways.

The .30 Caliber M1 Garand rifle is a classic military firearm that was widely used by the United States during World War II and throughout the mid 20th century. Invented by Canadian-born John Cantius Garand, it was the first semi-automatic infantry rifle fielded widely by any nation and served as the primary infantry weapon for the US and a number of it's allies throughout the war. Primarily chambered for a .30-06 Springfield cartridge (often called “30-aught-six”), with some chambered for .308 Winchester rounds. The rifle had an internal magazine that was loaded with an En-bloc clip, most likely leading to the popularization of the improper term “clip” being applied to any detachable magazine. The slide mechanism is also well known for its tenancy to smash the thumb of the operator during reloading, requiring special care to ride the bolt forward after the clip is inserted. Following WWII, the rifle continued to see service in both the United States military and in the armed forces of a number of nations around the world well into the late 60s and 70s, with a number of regional and specialized variants, until finally being phased out in favor of the M14 carbine and M16 rifle. The M1 is still used by USMC drill teams to this day.

Our library focuses on a .30-06 Garand and covers a full kit of associated sounds, including indoor and outdoor gunshots, spent brass bouncing on concrete and wooden surfaces, weapon shaking, movement and handling sounds and a full spectrum of important and useful mechanical action, loading, trigger, safety and other functional sounds produced by the common battlefield use (and abuse) of this weapon.

We've included 450 individual M1 Garand sound effects and segments, with individual presets for each category, as well as a master construction preset that includes all of the key sound elements in a single sound bank, with built-in auto-variation (round-robin) where appropriate.

Once you begin manipulating the pitch, tone, start position and other performance parameters and start applying our built-in convolution effects or any of your own, these classic and rather menacing mechanical wood and metal clicks, clunks, rattles, scrapes, rings, snaps and creaks can also become endlessly handy as raw and versatile sonic paint that can be applied to any number of common and uncommon aesthetics and themes, from sci fi to horror.

This library is specially designed to facilitate detailed, nuanced and high quality live Foley performances using the Native Instruments Kontakt sampler platform in any VST, AU or RTAS compatible and midi capable host sequencer. This special adaptation allows sound designers to become Foley artists and perform live to picture. It can also allow rapid iteration and implementation on the fly and it can bring whole new levels of personal artistry, improvisation and inspiration into your work. On the other hand, if you don't have Kontakt, no problem! You can use this library as a standard wav-based sfx library or manually convert and import it into any other sampler format you prefer.

Special thanks to the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas, for allowing us to photograph one of their historic pieces.

Features:

450 unique percussion/sfx samples made from actual rifle foley and range recordings:

  • .30-06 Rifle Gunshot indoors (13 var.)
  • .30-06 Rifle Gunshot outdoors (13 var.)
  • Spent Brass Bounce on Concrete (18 variations)
  • Spent Brass Bounce on Wood (29 variations)
  • Butt and Handguard Grabs & Impacts (51 var.)
  • Handle & carry rattles and clicks (16 var.)
  • Heavy rifle shakes and rattles (8 variations)
  • Action handling and ammo clip loading (119 var)
  • Rack slide fast, w/ spent round eject (37 var.)
  • Fast Bolt open and release cycle (24 var)
  • Slow Bolt open and release cycle (43 variations)
  • Bolt release and close hard (32 variations)
  • Rifle Trigger clicks (20 variations)
  • Rifle Safety Clicks (17 variations)
  • Various metallic and wooden rattles, shakes clicks, slides, scrapes, scuffs and creaks.
  • Round-robin variation and unique single-shot effects. Organized into 21 archive-ready bank wav files, with pre-regioned sound effects

Product Specs:

  • 171 MB installed
  • 17 Kontakt 3.5 .nki instrument presets
  • 42 Bonus custom convolution reverb impulses
  • Standard sfx library configuration
  • 450 SFX, with ready-to-extract regions
  • 21 Pre-Regioned Broadcast Wav Files, ready to extract and export
  • Deep bwf metadata, including keywords
  • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization
  • Custom scripted user interface with full automation support



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  • This library is designed for the full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt 3.5 or later. Kontakt is an industry-standard advanced virtual instrument / software sampler platform. 
  • Check out screenshots of our custom graphical user interface for Kontakt in the image gallery above. They provide a wide range of sound shaping parameter controls, each one totally automation-ready in your host environment or Kontakt's stand-alone mode.
  • This is a standard Kontakt open-format library, so the free Kontakt Player doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library. However, the sample directories are fully accessible to allow user customization, import and mapping into other wav-compatible software, sampler and synth formats.
  • The special Libraries tab doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library, but you can use the standard File browser tab, or import this library into the Kontakt database and Quickload tools for easy navigation, loading and organization.

Please note: The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 3.5 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt "Player" and "Add Library" import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library. Windows XP or higher. Mac OSX 10.5 or higher. Dual Core CPU, 1 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.

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Glass

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Bright and Crystalline Samples

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Found in a flea market, buried inside a box full of dust and cutlery, this balloon wine Glass has a bright and crystalline tone and long sustain. Hits were sampled with fingers, a piano hammer, a metal stick, and palm of the hand. Additional sounds produced with wet fingers on the border, small screws thrown inside the goblet, and processed slowed down hits for the atmospheric pads.

Features

  • 10 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 7 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • Up to 10 Round Robin samples
  • Up to 3 Velocity layers
  • 114 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • 7 Custom Reverb IRs
  • Size: 387 MB
  • Sample sets including finger hits, metal hits, piano hammer hits, palm hits, screw hits, wet fingers



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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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SIGNAL + REV Bundle

Kontakt Instrument by Output



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Output Signal + REV Bundle

Signal

The New Way To PULSE

FAT analog synths and beautifully recorded live instruments combined in a groundbreaking way

Click HERE to learn more about Signal

Features

  • 500 Pulse Instruments for instant playability
  • A massive array of content
  • 40GB including analog synths, digital synths and organic instruments
  • Up to 4 separate pulses at one time
  • All pulses lock to tempo
  • Rhythms: Looper, Step Sequencers, Arpeggiators, LFOs
  • 4 central MACRO sliders unique to each of the 500 Pulse Instruments

The Engine

  • 4 simultaneous rhythms
  • Massive - 40GB of content (uncompressed)
  • LFOs, Step, Arpeggiator, Looper™
  • Basic & Advanced modes

Pulse Instruments

  • UNIQUELY CRAFTED STARTING POINTS WITH IMMENSE DEPTH AND VARIETY
  • Use SIGNAL’s intuitive tagging system to quickly find the sound you are looking for.

Macros & Fx

  • PERFORM, Customize, Make it your own.
  • Every Pulse Instrument has its own unique sliders.
  • Built-in Filters, Convolution Reverb, Saturation, Delays & more.

REV

Click HERE to learn more about REV

A NEW WORLD IN REVERSE

A massive collection of instruments, loops, rises, pads... all based on reverse sounds

  • 1000+ Unique Presets
  • 4 Powerful Engines

Introducing REV

REV is not a “reverse” button like the one on your DAW or sampler. It’s a world of sound design for producers, composers and musicians based on reverse elements.

Powerful Features

Packed into 4 powerful engines with over 14 GB of content, REV includes complex synths, real instruments, multi-layered organic pads, loops, rises, pulses, swells, stutters and more.



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  • Runs in Kontakt or Free Kontakt player version 5.3.1 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
  • Windows 7 or higher
  • At least 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended), and 22 GB of free drive space
  • Access to a stable internet connection for digital delivery
  • Native Access is required for the activation of our Kontakt based instruments
  • This product is compatible with both the FULL Version of Kontakt and the FREE Kontakt Player (5.3.1 or higher)

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Wood

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Hits, Collision and Effects with Wooden Tools

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Wood is an organic material, found in plants, and used for many purposes such as making musical instruments. Many wooden instruments are idiophones, instruments where the vibration of the material itself is the main source of the sound. Following this concept, Wood is a sample library made by sampling hits, collision or effects with wooden tools (sticks, claves, boards, drums, castanets, bowls and so on). The samples are then processed into different instruments ranging from tuned/untuned percussions, drum kits, hits/noises to sound textures and sound effects. Wood features 17 instruments and 4 multis using 278 stereo samples with many round robin and velocity layers. Four standard effects are accessible from the custom performance view: Saturation, Rotator, Delay and Reverb.




Features

  • 17 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 4 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
  • Up to 3 Round Robin
  • Up to 3 Velocity Layers
  • 278 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo)
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
  • Sample sets including wood-block, wooden bowl, castanets, wooden boards, claves and sticks, raw drum, various hits and effects

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  • The full version of Kontakt 3.5 or higher is required to run this instrument

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Aeris: Hybrid Choir Designer

Kontakt Instrument by Vir2 Instruments



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Vir2 Instruments is Proud to Introduce Aeris: Hybrid Choir Designer!

Superior Choirs, Solo Singers & Sound Design

Please Note: Aeries is a virtual instrument for Kontakt 5

Aeris combines the usefulness and practicality of beautifully recorded male & female choirs and solo singers with the powerful sound design capabilities of the Kontakt engine. Vir2 multi-sampled all singers performing vowels Ah’s, Oh’s, Oo’s, and Hums. Composers will easily be able to create lush vocal performances for their projects with different articulations including non-vibrato, vibrato, and true legato.

In order to give users a fresh take on vocal performances, Vir2 collaborated with industry-leading professional sound designers to create a diverse collection of vocal pads using Aeris’ choir and solo singer sample content.

Aside from playable vocal patches, Aeris also provides the user with a vast amount of sound design tools for endless customization. With up to four LFO’s, users can modulate their choice of volume, pan, low pass, high pass, bandpass, and pitch. Additionally, Aeris includes dual sequencers for complex pattern creation, as well as eight powerful effects to make sound design truly limitless.

Performance

Performance Features:

True Legato:

  • All vocal groups were recorded with true legato, giving users the most realistic sounding vocal performances available.

6 Performance Groups:

  • The Performance patch places the full power of male and female choirs, as well as four solo performers including bass, tenor, alto, and soprano, at your fingertips.

Vowel Selector:

  • Each choir group and solo singer were recorded performing four different vowels: Ah’s, Oh’s, Oo’s, and Hums.

Flexible Modulation:

  • All AERIS patches contain four separate LFO slots which can be engaged simultaneously. Modulate your choice of volume, pan, high pass, low pass, bandpass, and pitch.

Dynamic Sequencer:

  • AERIS’ step sequencer gives users an additional layer of sound customization. With two separate slots, users can have multiple step sequencers engaged at the same time. Choose from six different modulation types including volume, pan, high pass, low pass, band pass, and pitch.

8 Powerful Effects:

  • The effects page brings you six different built-in effects including a compressor, delay, chorus, flanger, distortion, and stereo spread.

Pads

Pad Features:

140+ Unique Pads:

  • Choose between 140+ inspiring pads organized into six different categories, including calm, uplift, distorted, tension, motion, and effects.

Created by Industry Leading Professionals:

  • The Pads patch features pads created by sound designers with credits including Mad Max: Fury Road, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, The Dark Knight, Inception, and more.

Sourced from Choirs and Singers:

  • All pads were created exclusively using AERIS’ choir and solo singer sample content.

Combine Sounds with Aeries' Dual Pad Engine:

  • Users are given two pad engines which can be triggered simultaneously, or individually, for endless original sound design and atmospheric composition.

User

The User patch provides you with full access to the backend of Aeris, allowing you to drag in your own samples and use the interface to manipulate the sounds.

User Features:

Use Any Sound Source:

  • Drag in any .wav or .aiff file and begin tweaking your sound. Use Acidized WAV and Apple Loop files to create tempo-syncing patches.

Sample, Import, Create:

  • No longer be limited to the sounds you buy. Record your own samples and import them into Aeris to create something truly unique.

Fully Utilise Aeries:

  • Make Aeris’ powerful interface work for you. Utilize its built-in reverb, envelope, LFOs, Step Sequencer and effects for boundless sound design.

Komplete Kontrol & Maschine Integration

Aeris has been designed for seamless integration with the KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series and MASCHINE, offering you a unique hands-on experience. Manipulate Aeris’ interface using the controls of all NKS compatible hardware.




Features

  • 6 vocal groups including bass, tenor, male choir, female choir, alto, and soprano
  • 4 different vowel performances including Ah’s, Oh’s, Oo’s, and Hums
  • Recorded with True Legato for the most realistic performances possible
  • 146 custom pads created exclusively using the Performance samples
  • 4 separate and customizable LFO slots and two Step Sequencer slots for endless modulation
  • Full Komplete Control & Maschine integration
  • Manipulate your own samples with the User patch
  • Over 10GB of uncompressed content

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MAC:

  • OSX 10.9 or later
  • Intel Core Duo 2.0Ghz or higher
  • 8 GB free hard drive space
  • Kontakt version 5.5.1 or higher
  • 4 GB RAM or more (8 GB recommended)

PC: 

  • OS 7 or higher
  • 32 or 64 bit compatible
  • Dual Core 2.0 GHz or higher 
  • 8 GB free hard drive space
  • Kontakt version 5.5.1 or higher
  • 4 GB RAM or more (8 GB recommended)

Compatibility

This product is compatible with...

  • AAX
  • AU
  • Cubase
  • Digital Performer
  • GarageBand
  • Kontakt 5
  • Live
  • Logic
  • Mac
  • Nuendo
  • PC
  • Pro Tools 9
  • Reaper
  • RTAS
  • Sonar
  • Studio One
  • VSTi

Please note: This product requires a full version of Kontakt.

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SX1500

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Italian Analog Synthesiser

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

In the lab, for years, covered by other instruments and things, there was this old Italian analog synthesizer from 1979: the Jen SX1000. Monophonic with just 1 oscillator, it was often called “poor man’s Moog”. It is always hard to sample analog gears so, instead of trying to clone it (which is obviously impossible for a sampler), we decided to use the samples of each waveform to build an hybrid synthesizer taking advantage of the Kontakt Script language. It sounds both vintage and new! It is also possible to drift the oscillators to emulate the tuning problems of vintage analog synthesizers and to hear the usual knobs noise caused by dust while tweaking them. The Performance View follows the original parameters scheme adding, of course, new features.




Features

  • 2 Oscillators (Saw, Square, Pulse 5%)
  • 1 Noise generator (White/Pink)
  • 12dB/oct filter
  • 1 LFO (Sine) for Pitch and Cutoff
  • 2 Envelopes
  • Cutoff and Velocity Arpeggiator
  • 24 Factory Presets
  • 24 User Presets (save function within the Kontakt GUI)
  • 229 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 123 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV

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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

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Toy Bars

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Glockenspiel with Chunky Keys

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Toy Bars features samples from a forgotten musical toy. The instrument consists of a small glockenspiel operated by the chunky keys. The sounds were sampled with condenser and binaural microphones, with 5 round robin repetitions. The key release noises were sampled separately and can be adjusted to taste.

This library also includes hits on the back of the plastic case along with slowed down samples.




Features

  • 8 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
  • 5 Round Robin samples
  • Two mics: condenser and binaural
  • 102 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV

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  • The full version of Kontakt 5.5.1 or higher is required to run this instrument

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Magical Toy Keyboard

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Magical Toy Keyboard

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

Years ago we used to do circuit bending and we had many little toy keyboards around. This one was perfect for 8bit and chiptunes genres or just for fun. A little custom GUI let you choose to extend the original range of the instrument and to enable velocity to control the volume of the instrument. There is, also, a low pass filter (just 1 pole) to cut unwanted noise from original samples. The rhythms patch has each rhythm mapped to the white keys (just like the original) and they are tempo-synced to your DAW/sequencer.

Features

  • 25 Patches
  • 12 Rhythms
  • 248 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit)
  • Size: 70 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV



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  • The full version of Kontakt 3.5 or higher is required to run this instrument

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Grit Kit FX Drums

Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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This unique drum kit library begins with a simple, efficient acoustic 6-piece drum kit. It's your all-around basic stereo jazz set, with kick, 14" snare, 10" snare, floor tom, mid and high toms, hi-hats, ride-crash, large and small splashes. This fully playable and functional drum kit offers a warm sound, with 12 round-robin variations per layer and fully responsive dynamic layering. Built into an easy to use preset with tons of built-in FX options, this by itself can serve as a great “plug and play” drum kit instrument for just about any style of music.

But that’s just where we get started. From that raw essence, we’ve used all manner of strange and mysterious sound design tricks, hacks and evil science to build a killer collection of 15 complete special FX drum kits, exploring decayed, demolished, destroyed and generally degenerated percussion sounds. We take you from lo-fi retro-lounge combos, to brutally overblown and shredded death kits, to crisply stuttering glitch kits and beyond.




Features

  • Stereo acoustic jazz drum kit, with 14" snare, 10" snare, kick, floor tom, mid tom, high tom, hi-hats, ride-crash, large splash and small splash
  • 15 aggressively distorted, decayed, degraded and destroyed FX drum kits with total sound-shaping control
  • 12x round robin variations per layer, with natural dynamic layering and responsiveness
  • Megamixer kit building interface, with customizable modules to combine any of the 352 sound sets in the library into your own custom 8-piece kits, with kit saving and loading
  • Dual layer tuned percussion presets to create multi-layered chromatic tuned percussion and effect instruments
  • Core Kit Ensemble presets that put each unique drum kit at your findertips
  • ARP meta-arpeggiation and EZ-roll system
  • Rack DSP Effects, including amp sim, cab sim, compression, distortion, delay, EQ, filter, flange, phase, chorus and a huge range of custom room, environmental and special FX convolution reverbs
  • Product Specs

  • 7.4 GB installed
  • 7920 Samples
  • 45.nki instrument presets
  • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed PCM wav samples
  • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization

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  • Windows XP or higher.
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher.
  • Dual-Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

Important Notes: 

  • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or above is required to run this software.
  • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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TX-101

Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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Glitch Sequencer

Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

TX-101 is a 4-tracks sequencer designed for the creation of evolving rhythm patterns. Each track has 4 different samples (for a total of 16 samples), including organic glitches and metal hits. It is possible to store eight presets that can be joined and looped together to build a 128 steps sequence (16×8). It is also possible to sequence Delay and Flanger effects as two additional tracks.

Both parameters (cutoff, resonance, effects) and steps can be randomized separately. There are 6 different variations (.nki instruments) of TX-101 for different mood/styles: master, ambient, hard, leslie, modulations, talking. The modulation wheel is also assigned to a different set of parameters for each instrument. You can watch the tutorial video or download the documentation to learn more about TX-101.

Features

  • Sequencer: 4 Tracks and 16 Steps + tracks for Delay and Flanger
  • 8 Patterns presets
  • 6 Kontakt Instruments (.nki) presets: Master, ambient, hard, Leslie, modulations, talking
  • Mod. Wheel assigned to different parameters for each preset
  • Size: 16 MB
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV



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  • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

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Olympus Choir Micro

Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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Olympus Choir Micro is the official introductory pack to our mighty Olympus Symphonic Choral Collection, but it goes much further than that. This light-weight, user-friendly choir instrument stands alone as the perfect tool for musicians who just need a basic choir in their mix, without all the fuss. Divided into matching men's and women's divisi sections, Olympus Micro includes a classic set of great-sounding 'Ah' and 'Oo' vowel sustains, with both natural and smooth "pad" modes. It also offers a pair of synchronized Latin and Russian sustaining words (called "polysustains"), as well as 'Ah' and 'Oo' staccato syllables.

Featuring content from our acclaimed Olympus Symphonic Choir Collection, this choir was recorded in a large, natural hall with 63 hand-picked singers from SF Choral Society, Volti, SF Opera and the SF Symphony Chorus, conducted by maestro Robert Geary. The massive Olympus Choral Collection was designed for professionals in mind, with over 44 GB of content, over 40,000 samples and hundreds of distinct articulations to provide a total scoring solution ideal for any professional composer. We know how daunting such a huge collection can be and the significant investment it represents, so we designed this Micro pack as a fully functional and playable kit to offer just a taste of the enormous possibilities that our full Olympus Collection offers. Yet it can also simply serve as an great-sounding basic stand-alone choir instrument for anybody that just needs a basic full, warm choral sound with a world-class sonic richness and fidelity. Whether you're curious about our Olympus Symphonic Choir, or you're new to virtual choirs, Olympus Micro is the perfect low cost and easy way to begin your journey.

Our custom scripted Kontakt user interface gives you flexible control features like attack, release, transient start offset, dynamic swelling, layer blend, panning, Tempo Sync, Pad mode, and Key Range. There’s also controls for Vibrato, Legato, 3-Band EQ, and reverb with over a 50 custom impulse responses featuring life-like spaces, such as cathedrals, churches, halls, bunkers, garages, tunnels, chambers, rooms and creative FX convolution impulse responses.




Features

  • Full Men's and Women's divisi sections, with editable key ranges
  • 100BPM Latin "Dominum" chromatic Poly-sustain chants w/ release syllable
  • 140BPM Russian "Raduisya" chromatic Poly-sustain chants w/ release syllable
  • "Oo" pp vowel sustains w/ releases
  • "Ah" ff vowel sustains w/ releases
  • "Oo" and "Ah" staccatos
  • Use the Offset, Attack & Release controls to shape your own syllables, sustains and phrases
  • Automatic polysustain host tempo-synching for Kontakt 5 presets.
  • Swell control allows real-time dynamic performance shaping.
  • Independent Release timing and Release Volume controls, to control room decay
  • Simulated divisi & dual-layer polyphonic legato with customizable controls
  • Independent Pan controls for each divisi section
  • Bonus Special FX presets for creating atmospheric pads and soundscapes.
  • Per-section and per-layer polyphonic legato with adjustable speed, interval-range and gliss intensity
  • 10 Special FX impulses integrated into the interface to create your own effects
  • 10 Natural Environmental Reverb Impulses, including Halls, Cathedrals, Churches, Studios, Bundkers, Garages and more.
  • 3-band parametric EQ with sweepable mid
  • Master Full Ensemble Preset with independent controls for men's and women's sections
  • Divisi Men's and Divisi Women's Section presets, with dual layer blending, crossfading and phrase morphing
  • 5 Bonus Atmospheric FX presets
  • Kontakt Player

  • This library has been licensed for use in the free Kontakt Player virtual instrument engine. It can be used in Kontakt Player or the full retail version of Kontakt (version 5.6.8 or later) for VST, AU or AAX instrument plugin formats. You can add this product to the Kontakt “Libraries” browser. It requires online serial number registration through the Native Instruments Service Center app. This library is also fully compatible with Komplete Kontrol and all S-Series Keyboard Controllers by Native Instruments. Purchasing this library qualifies you for a great cross-grade discount toward the full unlocked version of Kontakt through Native Instruments!

  • Product Specs

  • Product Version 3.0
  • 448 MB Installed
  • 252 Samples
  • 32 Kontakt 5.6.8 .nki instrument preset banks
  • 24 bit / 48kHz lossless NCW format samples
  • Works with the free Kontakt Player (version 5.6.8+)

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  • Windows XP or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10.10 or higher.
  • Dual-Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.
  • This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required.

Important Notes: 

  • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 6.4.2 or above is required to run this software.
  • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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Vocalise

Kontakt Instrument by Heavyocity



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An Evocative Vocal Experience

Heavyocity has combined the raw character of the human voice with their signature sound design capabilities to create Vocalise , an alluring collection of vocal pads and phrases.

With over 4 GB of production-ready content, Vocalise  adds an emotional vocal component to the already-diverse GRAVITY family of instruments. Featuring an esteemed roster of professional vocalists, including Siobhan Magnus of American Idol Season 9, Vocalise  delivers a sonic sound palette unlike anything else in your cinematic collection.

Inspiring Vocalists

After amassing a talented lineup of professional vocalists, Heavyocity headed into the studio to meticulously capture moving vowels, phrases and ensembles. Leveraging the serene intimacy from Brick Hill Studios in Massachusetts and Heavyocity HQ in NYC, the award-winning sound design team went to work converting this dynamic source material into highly-stylized playable pads and phrases. In their first-ever dedicated vocal instrument, Heavyocity interprets the human voice in the way that only they can -- creating a cinematic vocal experience unlike any other.

Expert Sound Design

It’s no secret that Heavyocity’s prowess for creating cinematic sound design content is unparalleled in the industry, and Vocalise  is no exception. With precision processing and creative synthetic manipulation, these already-vibrant organic sound sources were given new life, and a commanding sonic voice.

Add a whole new center to GRAVITY, or feel the pull of Vocalise on its own. Either way, inspiration awaits.




Features

  • 4 GB uncompressed
  • Available as direct download only
  • 750+ Sound Sources
  • 330+ Snapshots
  • 300+ Motion Presets (NKA’s)
  • 20 Complex Pads
  • 120 Single Pads
  • 16 Sustained and Moving Vowel Pads
  • 16 Performance Palettes
  • Motion page for advanced volume, pitch, and pan pattern creation
  • Playable Trigger FX™ for real-time control
  • Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX

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  • Mac: OS X 10.9, Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM
  • PC: Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit, Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 4GB RAM
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    Questionably Barbershop

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Questionably Barbershop is a simple 4-piece male vocal ensemble, crafted in the style of an old timey Barbershop Quartet. Featuring the humble vocal talents of our own Mike Peaslee, Gregg Stephens and Spencer Nunamaker, this library offers basic chromatic sustains and staccato articulations, improvised scat and bebop phrases and even a couple of classic Americana folk song construction kits that are broken down line-by-line with each vocal part directly accessible in several different root keys. From a deep booming bass to a soaring high tenor falsetto, Questionably Barbershop gives you easy 4-part harmony in a box.

    Each one of our singers (Mike: Tenor Lead, Gregg: Baritone, Spencer: Bass and ‘Mikey’: Tenor Falsetto) performed 3 types of sustains and staccatos: Doo, Lah and Woh. Using our custom GUI controls, these 3 different sounds can also act as pure Oo, Ah and Oh vowel sounds, with adjustable durations and attack shaping. Our advanced scripting gives you automatic 4-part harmony voicing in the Ensemble Sustains and Staccatos presets, ensuring that you always hear the Lead first, the Bass in his appropriate range and the Tenor for those piercing high notes! And for a big male chorus sound, you can select the “Unison” mode for all four voices over the whole key range. We even give you Auto-pan feature to intelligently spread the singers over the stereo field for a nice wide sound.

    The Scat ’N Bebop phrase section includes 356 improvised phrases, with real-time tempo-synching and time-stretching. Phrases are included in the root keys of C, E, and G# with easy transposition to other keys. You’ll also find our DSP Rack panel, with multi-effects, compression, EQ, amp/speaker simulation and convolution reverb, with dozens of our favorite rooms, halls, chambers, cathedrals and FX impulses.

    Features:

    • 4 Separate Male Voices: Lead, Bass, Baritone and Tenor (Falsetto)
    • 2 Classic American Folk Songs in 4-Part Harmony
    • 3 Staccato types with 8RR for each Voice
    • 3 Sustain types for each Voice
    • 356 Improvised Scat 'N Bebop Phrases for each Voice in multiple Keys
    • Full Multi-FX rack panel with Chorus, Compression, Distortion, Amp and Cab simulation, EQ, Delay and Reverb
    • Our Reverb rack unit includes 25 unique creative FX convolutions and 45 excellent live rooms, studios, chambers, cathedrals, halls and other real-world environments, with flexible tone, size and mix controls
    • Fully automatable, with customizable key switch and GUI controls
    • Convenient real-time visual wave-form displays

    Product Specs:

    • 955 MB
    • 2588 Samples
    • 24 instrument presets for Kontakt 5.1
    • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed PCM wav samples
    • Unlocked Kontakt presets and samples that you can customize



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    • This library is designed for the full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or later. Kontakt is an industry-standard advanced virtual instrument / software sampler platform. 
    • Check out screenshots of our custom graphical user interface for Kontakt in the image gallery above. They provide a wide range of sound shaping parameter controls, each one totally automation-ready in your host environment or Kontakt's stand-alone mode.
    • This is a standard Kontakt open-format library, so the free Kontakt Player doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library. However, the sample directories are fully accessible to allow user customization, import and mapping into other wav-compatible software, sampler and synth formats. Click Here to learn about the differences between the full unlocked version of Kontakt and limited Kontakt Player.
    • The special Libraries tab doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library, but you can use the standard File browser tab, or import this library into the Kontakt database and Quickload tools for easy navigation, loading and organization.

    Please note: The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 5.1.0 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt "Player" and "Add Library" import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library. Windows 7 or later. Mac OSX 10.7 or later. Dual Core CPU, 3 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

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    Xmas Beer Bottles

    Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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    Xmas Beer Bottles

    Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

    Santa is coming to AudioThing! As the title suggests, Xmas Beer Bottles features samples from beer bottles especially brewed for Christmas. You will find carefully drunk sampled whistles, hits, and sound gestures along with custom sound designed instruments.

    Features

    • 16 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
    • 2 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
    • Up to 5 Round Robin samples
    • 35 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
    • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
    • Sample sets including:
    • Bottle whistle, hits and gestures



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    • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

    Important Note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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    Halloween Pumpkins

    Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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    Halloween Pumpkins

    Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

    Halloween Pumpkins features samples and unusual sound design experiments with traditional Halloween pumpkins. You will find spooky bowed textures, creepy hits, plucked rubber bands, a fake transistor organ and of course an experimental impulse response of the inside of a large pumpkin. The pumpkins were sampled with two mics, a large diaphragm condenser mic and a piezo attached directly to the skin, then mixed to match the perfect eerie sound.




    Features

    • 12 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
    • 5 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
    • Up to 6 Round Robin samples
    • 1 Custom Pumpkin IR
    • 76 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
    • Size: 76 MB
    • Formats: Kontakt and WAV
    • Sample sets including: Bowed textures, hits, plucked rubber bands, fake transistor organ

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    • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this instrument

    Important note: The full version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher is required to run this software.

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    AEON Rhythmic

    Kontakt Instrument by Heavyocity



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    From pristine and expressive to dark and aggressive, AEON Rhythmic delivers 400+ presets of pure inspiration, melding super-fat analog synths with expressive organic instruments into a breathtaking electro-organic collection of cutting edge loops.

    This unique collection combines traditional, ethnic, and orchestral instruments with searing synths and edgy samples, all created with Heavyocity's signature quality.

    AEON Rhythmic delivers 315+ tempo-synced melodic loops arranged in menu-style suites and single loop presets. Create intricate melodic grooves by layering loops in the menu suites. Re-compose any single loop by re-arranging its slices via midi drag-and-drop or the signature "Loop Mutator". This groundbreaking new feature enables you to sequence and re-arrange the playback of looped material in previously unimaginable ways.

    Twist, Punish, Effect

    Globally affect the preset with one of the 4 Master FX (Delay, Mod, Drive, and Convolution). You have control over four effect-specific parameters (like effect amount, rate, size, or depth). Dial in the aggression with the signature “Punish” Knob, a combination of saturation, distortion, and compression. Or, modulate the shape of the sound with the new “Twist” knob.

    Master Your Sound

    AEON’S user interface was designed FOR composers and sound designers BY composers and sound designers, providing simple, intuitive ways to alter the sounds without leaving the interface.

    Similar to DAMAGE, three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the Melodic and Rhythmic Components — apply effects globally, engage the Advanced Trigger-FX, or tweak individual sounds.

    Instrument Details

    The sound of AEON comes from a combination of deeply sampled Organic Instruments, Racks of Analog Modular Synths, and an advance arsenal of FX all housed in the KONTAKT 5 PLAYER Engine. Loops are presented as both menu-style suites and single loops with ‘MIDI Drag and Drop’ capability. Create instant melodic grooves by layering individual loops from the menus, or recompose a loop by re-arranging the slices using the single loops.

    Perform

    AEON Rhythmic offers 315+ carefully sculpted melodic loops arranged into 3 main categories: Menu Suites, Single Loops, and Three Loop Combos for quick and easy melodic development. The Menu Suites provide 63 loops intelligently mapped across the keyboard, ranging from low to high timbres. You can easily change the tonal center by using the tuning keyswitches found at the bottom of the keyrange.

    The Single Loop presets provide detailed control over individual loops. Tweak the level, pan and tuning for each slice, or quickly import the midi data into your DAW with the simple “MIDI To Host”

    Sculpt your tone with per loop Tune, Pan, Level, and EQs or add sizzle and punch with the 4-band Master EQ.

    Mutate

    AEON Rhythmic's all-new Loop Mutator™ allows you to re-compose and re-imagine 300+ loops with spectacular results. You have full control over step amount, time signature, note subdivision (straight or triplet), individual note duration, Loop/Slice selection, and velocity. There are also controls for glide, octave randomizing, and playback type (chord, pairs, etc).

    Eight fully customizable and linkable patterns per preset allow you to create complex melodic grooves and sequences (up to 128 steps) of full melodic loops (in Menu Suites). Or activate the Loop Mutator with a Single Loop preset to quickly re-compose or change the timing of any loop. Use any of AEON's tonal loops as they are or turn on the Loop Mutator™ and create unique sequences that are completely your own.

    Effect

    Three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the presets - apply effects globally, trigger performance effects, or tweak individual sounds.

    Master Effects control distortion, reverb, delay, and modulation.

    The Advanced Trigger FX (pictured here) are switchable real-time effects with incredible scope for intuitive, creative sound-tweaking. Control the attack and decay of each triggered effect, or turn on the sequence, and modulate the effect in time.

    The Punish and Twist knobs preside over everything, adding signature drive and character.

    Organic Instruments

    Over the course of two years, Heavyocity captured in-depth recordings of a wide array of instruments. Over 10,000 samples were recorded at 48 kHz, 24-bit in world class studios. Instruments ranging from Tuned Cowbells and Upright Bass to pristine Crotales and Harps provide you with a vast range of timbres at your fingertips.

    Unique Ensembles

    AEON provides a vast range of sampled material including a number of unique ensembles. Performed in unison, these ensembles were made up of instruments like Tuned Dinner Bells, Stringed Oil Cans, and Plucked Guitar.

    Pure Analog Synth

    For AEON, Heavyocity captured true analog fatness from a combination of modular analog synth rigs. Carefully crafted, tuned, and tracked, these sounds range from serene to horrifically aggressive.




    Features

    • 1.13 GB (compressed)
    • Available as direct download only
    • 330+ tempo-synced loops
    • 9 Menu Suites
    • 315 Single Loop Presets
    • 20 Menu Suite ARP Presets
    • 26 Single Loop ARP Presets
    • 40+ Loop Combo Presets
    • Distortion, Modulation, Delay, Reverb, ADSR, Filter, EQ, and LFO controls
    • Signature Loop Mutator
    • Advanced Trigger FXTM
    • 48kHz/24-Bit Samples
    • Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX

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    • Powered by the Kontakt Engine
    • Kontakt 5 (Player) ver 5.5.1.451 or higher, NKS compatible
    • Mac: OS X 10.10, Intel Core Duo, 4 GB RAM
    • PC: Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit, Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64, 2GB RAM

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    PRO II

    Kontakt Instrument by Wave Alchemy



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    Introducing Pro II - A versatile hybrid synthesizer for Kontakt 4, influenced by the legendary monophonic analogue synthesizer!

    A limitless source of screaming bass lines, lush synth tones and powerful analogue sequences, Pro II by Wave Alchemy is powered by over 6500 carefully recorded multi-sampled sounds, driven by a custom scripted Kontakt 4 engine and intuitive graphical interface.

    Inspired by one of the most popular synths of its time, Pro II combines classic sounds with modern sound shaping tools to achieve a versatile and fully programmable analogue hybrid synthesizer!

    Pro II for Kontakt 4 ships with a 3.9GB core sound library and includes 195 expertly programmed presets, all of which are editable via our extensively scripted instrument panel and stunning GUI controls.

    A full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 4 or 5 is required to use our Pro II instrument. A slimmed down version including 3.2GB of multi-sampled presets is available and optimized for users of Ableton Live, Reason and various other software.

    The Pro II instrument features 5 main editing pages:

    Preset Page

    The preset page is able to load 138 extensively multi-sampled patches designed and recorded from a vintage Sequential Circuits Pro One synthesizer. Sounds from this page can be further edited and mixed with the Pro II's 'raw oscillators' (see below) to create interesting 'hybrid' patches.

    Raw Oscillator (Synthesizer) Page

    Synthesize your own sounds using the Pro II's oscillators… Raw mode boasts 2 analogue oscillators, 2 sub oscillators and 2 noise sources, all of which are individually powered by an extensive set of carefully looped waveforms recorded from a Pro One analogue synthesizer.

    Sequencer Page

    A comprehensive, tempo sync-able analogue style step sequencer. Each step boasts independent settings for both filter cut-off and resonance which when combined with the instruments "shuffle" (randomize) function can produce everything from subtle S+H type effects to completely insane sequences.

    Effects Page

    The effects page boasts a number of fully editable effects as well as specially created reverb IR's (Impulse Responses) recorded from our Eventide DSP-7000 Harmonizer.

    Controls Page

    The controls page gives you full control over mono/polyphonic modes, portamento, pitch bend range, 8 voice unison and keyboard velocity/curve response.




    Features

    • 3.9GB core sound library including 6587 multi-sampled 24-bit WAV samples
    • Heavily scripted Kontakt 4+ instrument and intuitive graphical interface (requires full version of Kontakt)
    • 138 Pro One multi patches including a wide range of huge analogue basses, lush synth leads, quirky tones and twisted SFX
    • 38 carefully programmed Pro II presets and starting points
    • 19 multi-rack patches featuring analogue hybrid synth sounds, creatively layered pad arrays and enormous bass tones
    • Please Note: This instrument does NOT work with Native Instruments' Free Kontakt Player. A full version of Kontakt 4 or 5 is required

    • Important Download Information:  This Sample pack is over 3GB in size so please ensure you have a stable connection to download.  It is not advisable to download large files on wireless connections, even if they cut for a brief second that will terminate the connection with the Loopmasters site and the download will be affected.  So where possible use a fixed-line connection.


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    • The full version of Kontakt 4.2.2 and upwards 
    • 24-bit Quality
    • 3.9 GB

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL Version of Kontakt 4.2.2+ is required in order to use this instrument.
    • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.

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    Tronto Trilogy

    Kontakt Instrument by Tronsonic



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    Tronto Trilogy requires the full version of Kontakt.

    The Tronto Trilogy combines 3 of our expertly crafted analogue style synths, featuring TRONTO, VCO & DCO.

    TRONTO

    Vintage Analogue style Polysynth for Kontakt 5




    Features

    • 7 phase aligned waveforms from a legendary 1980s Japanese DCO analogue synth
    • Recorded using vintage valve pre-amps without tape, for waveform precision
    • A choice of 30 filters
    • 6 LFOs, two per section (oscillator, filter, amplifier)
    • 2 global LFOs and an AHD envelope modulating each of the 6 LFOs
    • 36 variations of spring reverb
    • Over 100 Presets (many with a 'modular' style sound)
    • Link synths with 'Tronto' in multi-mode for dual oscillators and control
    • Unique tape 'saturation' button with custom tape/tube impulse response
    • With tuned self-oscillation and extra fat sawtooth/square bass samples
    • The word 'precision' is used for two reasons - firstly the digitally controlled oscillators of the original analogue synth maintain a very accurate tuning, and secondly because no tape was used in the recordings of these waveforms, which in turn keeps them very true and precise to the originals (allowing a less characterful and more 'scientific' synthesis to take place within Kontakt). This makes DCO the perfect companion for Tronto, as they contrast each other perfectly.

    • In exchange for not using tape, the tape saturation plugin within Kontakt 5 is enabled, along with the regular saturation effect AND Tronsonic's own tape and valve impulse response within the convolution reverb. This is all simultaneously activated with the 'saturation' button on the interface and really makes a difference.


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    • Powered by the Full Kontakt Engine (VST / AU / RTAS / Pro Tools 8 & Higher) / FREE Kontakt Player not supported.

    Windows

    • Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit
    • Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64
    • 2 GB RAM

    Mac

    • Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update) or 10.7
    • Intel Core Duo
    • 2 GB RAM

    Please Note: The Full Version of Kontakt is required and will NOT function within the FREE Kontakt Player.

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    Kork M500 Micro Preset

    Kontakt Instrument by Tronsonic



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    Important Note: Kork M500 Micro Preset requires the FULL version of Kontakt.

    A faithful replica of the classic late 70s micro preset synth, plus a few extras...

    Featuring a custom 'tape fx' section, to emulate the effect of tape compression, as well as damage - listen to the audio demo to the left for an example of how this affects the dynamic of the synth.

    Recorded without tape, to preserve the purity of the waveform. Near 100-year-old interstage transformers were used in the sampling, along with valves to provide extra high-end sizzle and dimension.

    Korg M500 contains two sets of NKIS - both for NI's Kontakt 5.1.0.



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    • Powered by Kontakt (VST / AU / RTAS / Pro Tools 8 & Higher)

    Windows

    • Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit)
    • Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64
    • 2 GB RAM

    Mac

    • Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update) or 10.7
    • Intel Core Duo
    • 2 GB RAM

    Please Note: The FULL version of Kontakt is required and will not work in the FREE version of Kontakt Player. 

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    The System 1000M

    Kontakt Instrument by Tronsonic



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    Modular Style Synthesizer for Native Instruments Kontakt. This complex intuitive Kontakt instrument allows you to mutate sounds endlessly with every tweak!

    Modular Style Synthesizer for Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 (FULL VERSION REQUIRED)




    Features

    • Over 525 presets
    • A choice of 10 waveforms plus white and pink noise
    • From raucous laboratory experiments, acid house and techno to serene radiophonic bliss-scapes
    • Now on Version 2 with a bank of 5 new waveforms from the original System100M modular
    • Bank 1 sampled with vintage valve equipment to quarter inch tape for maximum analogue texture

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    • Powered by Kontakt (VST / AU / RTAS / Pro Tools 8 & Higher)

    Windows

    • Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit)
    • Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64
    • 2 GB RAM

    Mac

    • Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update) or 10.7
    • Intel Core Duo
    • 2 GB RAM

    Note: The FULL version of Kontakt is required (Kontakt Player not supported).

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    The Solino String Proto Ensemble MK 1

    Kontakt Instrument by Tronsonic



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    Please note - Full version of Kontakt is required.

    A recreation of an imaginary EMINENT SOLINA STRING ENSEMBLE 'PROTOTYPE' - perhaps found in the basement of the old Eminent factory in Holland.

    Sampled from the original MARK1 version (with ensemble effect always ON).

    You can configure the ultimate string synth, with as many combinations of any of the 6 instruments as your computer can handle, and adjust the keyrange and controls for each individual preset.

    Sampled through vintage valves and transformers - no tape was used in order to preserve the purity of the wave - a taped version may well surface one day as a free upgrade.

    Featuring customisable 'EQ MODULATION' EFFECT (see 2nd video in the player), plus 2 PHASERS - allowing a different variety of ensemble with a wide range of movement, for complex and evolving synthesized orchestral sounds.



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    • Powered by Kontakt (VST / AU / RTAS / Pro Tools 8 & Higher) 

    Windows 

    • Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32 / 64-bit)
    • Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64
    • 2 GB RAM

    Mac 

    • Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update) or 10.7
    • Intel Core Duo
    • 2 GB RAM

    Please Note: The Full Version of Kontakt is required.

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    The Drinking Piano

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Welcome to The Drinking Piano by Soundiron! This fat-bottomed monster upright has a classic beer hall sound, evoking images of the roaring 20s and pre-war 30s. It's got all of the brutal wear and tear that you'd expect from a hundred-year-old instrument that has been played hard and put away wet, night after night. With a fat, wide and close sound, it puts you right on the bench with the yellow, cracked ivories under your fingers. It was recorded right up against the strings in a small, slightly reflective hall, giving it all the presence of a dry studio recording with just a hint of live ambiance.

    The years of alcohol-fueled abuse have been less than kind to this once stately instrument. With worn and rickety key action, unreliable dampers, loose pedal mechanics, wear hardened felts, the occasional misaligned hammer and decades of baked-in dust, every key has all the character and frailty of a hundred-year-old bartender. The strings were far too corroded to be tuned without risking breakage and further internal damage, so the whole thing is a little over a half-step flat. But beneath the beer stains and cigarette burns, this massive aging troubadour has a substantial pedigree. It's an original Ivors and Pond model from the dawn of the 20th century, made of solid mahogany, with expert hand-craftsmanship and detail rarely seen in any modern uprights.

    Weighing in at 5.25 GB, The Drinking Piano features 25 Kontakt presets (22 K4 or K5 and 3 dedicated K3 presets), over 1700 samples and over 50 custom convolution impulses. As always there is a range of automatable LFO, EQ, filter and sound-shaping to expand on the creative possibilities that this library offers. Pour yourself a glass of your favorite spirit and enjoy!

    The Drinking Piano library features a range of proprietary features, including the latest version of our Uberpeggiator arp system, optional tempo synching volume and filter LFOs, custom convolution effects, parametric EQ and standard performance shaping parameters. Note attack and sample offset allow you to simply tighten the sound or create pad-like effects. Release timing with extended decay range settings, independent release sample volume and separate pedal SFX volume knobs give you complete control over the release and decay of the notes.

    Micro-tuning and stereo-imaging allow you to fine-tune how the piano sits in a mix with other instruments. The special Sober/Drunk switch gives you the ability to instantly tighten the sound wiping away years of wear and tear or hear the piano as it naturally sounds; a bit rougher around the edges. The Tuned/Untuned switch corrects the tuning of the entire piano, getting it about as close as it will ever be again to 440 and fixing the misaligned hammer action that can be heard souring a few notes here and there.




    Features

    • 8 - 12 velocity layers per note and release
    • Fully adjustable, realistic dynamic action, pedal and hardware sounds
    • Tuned mode offers refined intonation and smooth response
    • Untuned mode reveals the naturally raw and untamed instrument
    • Muted Bass String finger plucks
    • Piano Pedal press and release sfx w/ dynamic layering (damper, sostenuto, half-pedal)
    • Bench Creaks and Lid open/close
    • Ambiences and Atmospheres
    • Product Specs

    • 5.25 GB Installed
    • 1,778 Samples
    • 25 .nki files (open format) – 22 K4 / 3 K5
    • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed PCM wav audio
    • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization

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    • Windows 7 or higher.
    • Mac OSX 10.7 or higher.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 3 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

    Important Notes: 

    • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or above is required to run this software.
    • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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    Spectrum

    Kontakt Instrument by Wave Alchemy



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    Introducing Spectrum for Kontakt 5 –The hybrid waveform synthesizer that delivers endless inspiration!

    14 iconic vintage synthesizers, 10,000 samples and 175 unique patches; each expertly programmed and creatively combined into a single unified, incredibly powerful virtual instrument - Wave Alchemy's most versatile to date…

    Please note: The FULL version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.5.1 (or above) is required to run Spectrum. This instrument DOES NOT work with the FREE Kontakt Player.

    Concept

    Over 18 months in development, Wave Alchemy's goal with Spectrum was to bring together under one roof the iconic sounds of the most sought-after analogue and digital synths in existence, with the ability to layer, blend and creatively transform patches, tones and timbres into fresh, organic, evolving sounds… Revolutionize the timeless sounds of yesteryear!

    At the heart of Spectrum lies a beautiful, versatile collection of synth patches; each lovingly designed from the ground up using an impressive collection of iconic analogue and digital synthesizers:

    Moog Minimoog Model D, Roland Juno-60, Roland Juno-106, Arp Odyssey, Korg MS-20, Roland JX8P, Moog Source, Roland Saturn 09, Roland SH-09, Moog MG-01, Korg Minikorg, Korg Poly-800, Future Retro XS and Yamaha DX5.

    4 powerful oscillators are loaded with 175 characterful multi-sampled ‘waveforms’, which can be layered simultaneously and transformed into oblivion with Spectrum’s ground-breaking editing and processing parameters!

    This stunning instrument boasts a wealth of powerful analogue-modelled effects, filters, envelopes, LFO’s and waveform editing parameters, along with an impressive onboard step sequencer and much more… A huge ‘spectrum’ of sounds are capable with this synth; from characterful analogue bass and leads to complex evolving pads, expressive chords twisted analogue sequences and everything in between…




    Features

    • 175 unique patches designed on a collection of Vintage Analogue and Early Digital hardware synthesizers
    • Over 250 uniquely designed custom presets in Kontakt Snapshot format with support for Maschine 2 and Komplete Kontrol Keyboards
    • Blend and creatively layer up to four unique patches simultaneously for authentic vintage character or powerful modern sounds
    • 9969 carefully recorded samples at 96KHz - Over 20GB in size (12GB Compressed)
    • HD analogue - All samples have been carefully looped and edited with advanced noise removal to greatly increase the dynamic range many times over the original synths
    • Single Instrument Design - Unlike most Kontakt based instruments the entire instrument and all of its features can be loaded within a single .nki. There is no need to load and save multiple instruments while browsing presets
    • True analogue samples recreate the sound and character of Analogue Synthesis beyond what is possible with purely digital synthesis
    • Stunning visuals recreate the look and feel of working with vintage hardware synths
    • Dice Mode – a unique feature allowing you to automatically create new and inspiring sounds instantly, in a single click, with hundreds of millions of unique combinations…
    • Deeply scripted parameters allow for intuitive and powerful control to sculpt the sound of the original patches into new, organic and complex unique sounds
    • Internal Chord memorizer (along with presets), including easy and advanced modes for creating powerful chords and stacked sounds
    • Internal 32-step, 9 lane sequencer allowing you to sequence note, pitch, length, LFOs velocity, and all filter parameters independently
    • Internal Channel strip effect allows for quick and easy processing of sounds for a punchy and modern sound
    • Internal Effects system allows for routing of Chorus / Flanger, Delay and Reverb to external busses for mixdown
    • Voice playback allows for mono, legato and variable polyphonic voices up to 64 voices
    • Advanced options allow preset loading with the ability to globally disable internal effects for advanced mixing in a host DAW
    • Full integration with NI Maschine and Komplete Kontrol. Every parameter of Spectrum is mapped to physical controls of the hardware

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    Mac:

    • OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
    • 11GB free hard disk space.

    Windows:

    • Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
    • 11GB free hard disk space.

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL Version of Kontakt 5.5.1+ is required in order to use this instrument.
    • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.

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    Petroglyph

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Petroglyph is a stone hand percussion library recorded with a collection of authentic primitive stone artifacts from various North America tribes and cultures from the pre-Columbian era, with some pieces dating back many thousands of years. They include basic tools (mortars, pestles, grindstones, bowls, awls, hammers) and weapons (axe heads, spear tips and arrow heads) in all sorts of shapes, sizes and stone types. The objects are carved from obsidian, serpentine, slate, flint, granite, sandstone, volcanic basalt and animal bone.

    The sounds produced can range from heavy grinding scrapes and thuds to thin, glassy taps, clicks, clacks and clinks. We’ve recorded 100 sound sets, each with 8 to 10 round-robin variations for each velocity layer. They’re useful as unique alternatives for traditional hand and drum percussion, electronic percussion, sound effects and game/software user interface sounds. And they have a satisfyingly basic, raw and elemental feel to them that makes them fun to play.

    These assorted artifacts of ancient everyday life were discovered all over the continent. Yet they each share the same common forms, shapes, designs and purposes that can be found among tools and weapons in nearly all pre-historic human societies throughout the world. They give us insight into our shared origins as families and tribes of creators and tool makers, farmers, war-makers and hunters. They are not mere curiosities—they are symbols of our common legacy. They were crafted by those who came before us as tools that were meant to be put to use, so as tool-builders ourselves, we feel it is important to give them new life and new potential as creative tools for the modern era.

    The custom scripted Kontakt user interface built into this library comes equipped with flexible control features, like attack, release, transient offset, dynamic swelling, filter type selection, resonant filter sweep and a robust Arpeggiator system that provides a full range of custom dynamic arpeggiation modes and step sequencer pattern creation options. There’s also a complete DSP effects rack, including convolution reverb with dozens of unique spaces, such as cathedrals, churches, halls, bunkers, garages, tunnels, chambers, rooms and plenty of otherworldly FX impulses to fully explore and endless variety of strange and unexpected sonic manipulations.

    This 305 MB library includes 2292 samples and 7 nki presets with a custom user interface for the full version of Kontakt 5.5 and later (OSX 10.8 or later / Windows 7 or later required).




    Features

    • A Deeply sampled collection of primitive stone weapons and tools, with 100 recorded articulations.
    • Captured up close and in stereo in a dry studio environment
    • Recorded with high-fidelity Neumann and Sound Devices hardware
    • 7 NKI instrument presets.
    • 12 Click articulations
    • 17 Flam and bounce articulations
    • 13 Hand and finger articulations
    • 33 Scrape, drag and grind articulations
    • 25 Striking articulations
    • Selected tonal "Tuned Percussion" articulations for melodic playing
    • Beautifully-rendered user interface.
    • Multi-mode Arpeggiation with step-sequencer
    • Multi-FX Rack panel perfect for sound design and creative manipulation
    • Convolution Reverb with 70 different cathedrals, churches, chambers, rooms, halls and special effect impulses
    • A full multi-effects rack, with EQ, filter, phaser, flanger, delay, distortion, amp & speaker simulation and more
    • Unlocked samples that can be used in any software environment that supports regular uncompressed wav files
    • Product Specs

    • 305 MB Installed
    • 2292 Samples
    • 7 Kontakt 5.5 .nki preset banks
    • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed stereo PCM wav audio
    • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization

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    Kontakt Format:

    • This library is designed for the full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.5 or later. Kontakt 5.5 requires OSX version 10.8 and later for Mac, or Windows & and later for PC. Kontakt is an industry-standard advanced virtual instrument / software sampler platform.
    • Check out screenshots of our custom graphical user interface for Kontakt in the image gallery above. They provide a wide range of sound shaping parameter controls, each one totally automation-ready in your host environment or Kontakt's stand-alone mode.
    • This is a standard Kontakt open-format library, so the free Kontakt Player doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library. However, the sample directories are fully accessible to allow user customization, import and mapping into other wav-compatible software, sampler and synth formats.
    • The special Libraries tab doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library, but you can use the standard File browser tab, or import this library into the Kontakt database and Quickload tools for easy navigation, loading and organization.

    Please note: The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 5.5 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt "Player" and "Add Library" import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library. Windows 7 or higher. Mac OSX 10.8 or higher. Dual Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.

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    Mojo: Horn Section

    Kontakt Instrument by Vir2 Instruments



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    Description


    The heart and soul of pop, funk, and big band horn sections

    Inspired by legendary groups like Tower of Power and the big bands of decades past, MOJO is capable of emulating everything from a sultry sax solo to a screaming full big band playing at the top of their lungs.

    Now at the tips of your fingers is the most versatile horn section in the world, MOJO: Horn Section, which offers the most flexible and innovative approach to pop, funk, jazz, and big band horns ever created in a virtual instrument.

    Pushing the boundaries of sampling and scripting technology far beyond traditional sample libraries, MOJO offers a simple but feature-packed interface. No need to decide in advance which articulation you want to play. Simply load the instrument, turn the Ensemble knob to specify how many players you want playing that instrument (from a soloist to a dectet) and begin controlling the instrument from the keyboard. More than a dozen articulations are instantly loaded and intelligently handled via performance features and keyswitches. Behind the scenes, a humanizing function, smart release layers, and custom legato and vibrato tools assist the player in reproducing the ultimate dimensions in realism. Crescendos and swells sync instantly to host tempos and can be triggered in real time.

    Included in the instrument collection are: soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, trumpet (open, muted, and piccolo), flugelhorn, trombone (open and muted), bass trombone, and clarinet. The articulation list varies for each instrument, but generally includes sustains, stabs, staccatos, trills, slurs, shakes, octave runs, rise to hits, falls (including four different lengths), doits, bends, stylistic riffs, special effects, and tempo-synced swells and crescendos. All samples are recorded in 24-bit stereo using the finest preamps in the world, including a vintage Neve 1073 and a LaChapell Audio 992EG, and mics by AKG, Neumann, and Coles.

    MOJO is powered by the popular Kontakt engine, offering total integration into all major sequencers via its AudioUnit, VST, and RTAS plug-ins, as well as standalone operation.

    At the heart of MOJO are twelve core instruments: Trumpet, Trombone, Trumpet Muted, Trombone Muted, Piccolo Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Clarinet, and Flugelhorn. Using MOJO is as simple as deciding which instrument to load. Solo and ensemble playing is built into each individual core patch, as are all articulations and release types. MOJO makes it as easy and straightforward as possible to begin playing without having to make too many decisions or sifting through dozens of patches. When any of the twelve core instruments are loaded, this interface is displayed.

    The first two knobs allow you to control how many players should be playing this instrument (from one to ten) and which mode they should be playing in (polyphonic, monophonic, or legato). These knobs, as well as virtually every other parameter in the MOJO interface, can be controlled via MIDI, so these knobs can be programmed and adjusted on the fly. Using these features, it's easy to sequence a stacked trumpet section, then switch to a solo trumpet, then return to the section, all within one MIDI track or performance.

    As you add players to the ensemble, MOJO intelligently spreads the ensemble around the stereo field and gives you control over their spread, tuning variation, and other aspects of the group.

    The onscreen display shows you which articulation and release type is active at any given time. Each instrument includes various articulations and release layers which are triggered via keyswitches, such as bends, runs, crescendos, swells, doits, falls, staccatos, stabs, and more.

    Doits, falls of various speeds, and up-slurs are available as releases and are also triggerable via keyswitches. In other words, hold down a sustain chord, then hold down the keyswitch trigger, then exactly when you release the original chord, MOJO will play the release articulation, ascending from the original notes you played.

    Swells and crescendos are programmed to sync to the tempo of the host sequencer. Using MOJO's advanced automatic timestretching, you can configure MOJO to play swells and crescendos that are the exact number of beats you want, from 1 beat to 18 beats. MOJO will also follow a changing tempo, so if the tempo changes in the middle of the song, swells and crescendos will adjust automatically.

    Each core instrument includes a full suite of integrated effects, such as compression, limiting, reverb, EQ, and more.

    Many other engines and controls have been integrated into MOJO, including physically modeled vibrato, advanced humanization, character control (allowing adjustment between mellow vs. aggressive playing), attack control for more percussive playing, and EZRoom one-click convolution reverb.

    In addition to the twelve core instruments discussed above, MOJO includes prerecorded riffs and special effects.

    Riffs

    MOJO includes an extensive library over over 1600 riffs spread across the twelve instruments. Each riff has been recorded in specific keys and has been tempo-synced, and the MOJO engine allows for instant transposition and time-stretching of the riffs.

    The interface of each riffs patch looks like this (click to enlarge). Each patch is notated with the instrument, original BPM, and original key.

    Controls in the bottom right corner allow for the instant transposition into other keys. Tempo-syncing is done automatically; MOJO reads the tempo of the host sequencer and adjusts the riff accordingly.

    MOJO also includes hundreds of stylistic special effects. These are typically one-shot samples which can be added to enhance realism when recording instruments in MOJO.

    Humanize Engine

    The integrated humanizing engine works to provide variety in sample selection and differentiation. The core library includes two distinct takes of nearly everything in the MOJO library, and the humanizing engine works to select alternate takes and introduce tiny randomization elements to avoid the dreaded machine-gun effect and to make playback sound as real and varied as a real horn ensemble. Full control over the extent of the humanization (as well as complete bypass) are offered in the interface.

    Character Control

    MOJO offers an adjustable Character control that lets you tailor velocity response to different styles of playing, in six degrees from mellow to aggressive. A Punch knob allows you to add additional attack intensity for rhythmic playing. All parameters are controllable by remote MIDI CC's.

    Physically Modeled Vibrato

    MOJO includes several distinct types of physically modeled vibrato. Going far beyond traditional LFO vibrato, the physically modeled vibrato engine recreates authentic vibrato types created by analyzing real horn players. This special vibrato is available in all MOJO instruments except for the saxophones, where real sampled vibrato is used instead.

    EZRoom

    EZRoom is an integrated convolution reverb option, allowing the user to instantly place the percussion instruments in one of more than fifty different custom sonic spaces; everything from chapels and halls to caverns, small rooms, and unique esoteric spaces is included. When EZRoom is activated, new knobs for dry and wet levels appear, allowing full control over the level and balance of the convoluted sound.

    Included Instruments

    • Alto Sax / Bari Sax / Bass Trombone / Clarinet / Flugelhorn / Piccolo Trumpet / Soprano Sax / Tenor Sax / Trombone / Trombone Mute / Trumpet / Trumpet Mute

    Articulation List

    (Varies by instrument)

    • Sustain / Octave Run Up and Down / Stab / Staccato / Bend Down / Crescendo (tempo-synced) / Swell (tempo-synced) / Rise to Hit / Shake / Trills

    Release Types

    (Varies by instrument)

    • Standard / Doit / Slur Up / Falls (4 different speeds) / Shake

    Riffs

    • Over 1600 riffs included / Tempo-synced / Transposable / Organized by instrument, key, and tempo

    Effects

    • Hundreds of special effects samples

    Ensembles

    • Instant adjustment between 1 and 10 players per instrument / Intelligent and adjustable stereo positioning / Adjustable accuracy and sloppiness

    Integrated Engines

    • Physically modeled vibrato / Advanced humanization / Character control / EZRoom Convolution Reverb

    Playing Modes

    • Polyphonic /. Monophonic /Legato

    Built-in Audio Effects

    • 3-Band Equalizer / Compressor / Saturation / Distortion / Chorus / Reverb / Delay / Stereo Width / Limiter

    Other

    • Remote MIDI CC control over almost every parameter / Lite patches with fewer samples for faster loading / Individual articulation instruments



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    • MOJO is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms and includes the standalone Kontakt Player application as well as AudioUnit, VST, and RTAS plug-ins. All of these versions are included.
    • The Macintosh version requires a G5 or faster, 1GB of RAM, a DVD drive, and OS 10.4.x or higher. For optimum performance, Vir2 Instruments recommends a 2.0GHz processor or faster, and 2GB or more of RAM. The library requires 15GB of free hard drive space.
    • Windows IconThe Windows version requires a processor speed of 1.4GHz or higher (Pentium or Athlon XP), 1GB of RAM, a DVD drive, and Windows XP SP2 (32-bit) or Windows Vista or Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit). For optimum performance, Vir2 Instruments recommends a 2.0GHz processor or faster, and 2GB or more of RAM. The library requires 15GB of free hard drive space.
    • MOJO will run in standalone mode and is also compatible with every major sequencing package in the world, including but not limited to: Apple Logic and GarageBand, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools 7 & 8 (TDM, LE, and M-Powered), Steinberg Cubase and Nuendo, Ableton Live, and more.

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    Ensemble Metals Collection

    Kontakt Instrument by Heavyocity



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    Master Sessions is Heavyocity’s boutique line of scoring tools for the pro composer. Recorded in New York City, the Master Sessions series focuses on specific instruments and ensembles housed in Heavyocity’s award-winning engine (powered by Kontakt). Master Sessions delivers an epic sound without the epic price!

    From intricate, piercing highs to thunderous booming lows (and nearly everything in between), Master Sessions: Ensemble Metals sets a dynamic new standard for cinematic percussive metals. Complete with 12 unique multi-sampled metal ensembles and over 300 tempo-synced loops, Ensemble Metals is the diverse new chapter your library of percussion elements has been waiting for.  Captured in simultaneous six-player ensembles, and then processed with Heavyocity’s signature sound design skill, Master Sessions: Ensemble Metals is THE must-have metals instrument for the serious cinematic composer.

    Ensemble Metals - Kits

    The 12 ensembles run the gamut of epic and punchy (kegs & trash cans), to sharp and penetrating (railroad spikes & pipes). These ensembles ooze with playable metallic character, and are presented in both menu and single kit presets, providing complete mastery of your sound. 

    Mix and shape your sound using Heavyocity’s proprietary interface containing global effects (reverb, delay, distortion, and chorus mod), per-metal EQ, per-channel ADSR, TriggerFX,  and the signature Punish and Twist knobs.

    Ensemble Metals - Loops

    Ensemble Metals - Loops contains over 300 tempo-synced phrases arranged in menu and single loop presets. As an exciting new feature, the content is now divided into straight and triplet loops. Rearrange and adjust the loops by slice with Heavyocity’s signature “Loop Mutator”. Dial in the Trigger FX, master effects, filter modulation and ADSR for radical sonic results.

    Layer massive kits with hybrid loops to create huge walls of percussion. Mix and match loop “stems” to build your own unique combinations of tempo-synced rhythms.

    Master Your Sound

    Master Sessions: Ensemble Metals’ user interface was designed FOR composers and sound designers BY composers and sound designers, providing simple, intuitive ways to alter the sounds without leaving the interface. Three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the Kit and Loop components — apply effects globally, engage the Trigger-FX, or tweak individual sounds.

    Twist, Punish, Effect

    Globally affect the preset with one of the 4 Master FX (Delay, Mod, Drive, and Convolution). You have control over four effect-specific parameters (like effect amount, rate, size, or depth). Dial in the aggression with the signature “Punish” Knob, a combination of saturation, distortion, and compression. Or, modulate the shape of the sound with the “Twist” knob.

    EQ, Filter, Modulate

    Sculpt your sound with per-channel and per-loop EQs or add sizzle and punch with the 4-band Master EQ. Control the modulation of filters with an envelope or LFO in Ensemble Metals - Loops, altering the amount and rate of an LFO, or trigger the Filter with an ADSR envelope.

    Bunker Studios 

    Ensemble Metals was recorded at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, NY by John Davis (not of Korn). The 3,000 square foot recording studio utilizes a wide array of analog gear, including an SSL 4040e mixing console, BAE microphone Pre’s, and a massive collection of vintage and modern microphones. The pinewood room of Studio A, boasting a huge 25’ ceiling, was the ideal environment for achieving the tight, punchy impact we desired for the Ensemble Metals Collection.

    Ensemble Performances

    The Heavyocity team performed all the percussion found in Ensemble Metals collection. Each ensemble consists of round-robin performances at multiple velocities. Close, room and ceiling-mounted X-Y mics created the perfect capturing environment for the massive ensembles.

    Creative Processing

    All content was mixed and mastered through Heavyocity’s high end signal chain of analog and digital equipment. In addition to the crisp, organic percussion, we tweaked, eq’ed, filtered, and modulated the content to produce grittier, overdriven sounds and loops.




    Features

    • 2.65 GB uncompressed (1.5 GB on Disk with NI lossless compression)
    • Available as direct download only
    • 22 Ensemble Kits
    • 52 Kit Presets
    • 464 Loop Presets
    • 420+ Loops
    • The Stage for easy stereo placement
    • Playable Trigger FX™ for real-time control
    • Loop Mutator™ for real-time re-composing of loops
    • Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX

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    • Powered by the Kontakt Engine
    • Kontakt 5 (Player) Version 5.5.1.451 or higher required.
    • Mac: OS X 10.9 or higher, Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM
    • PC: Windows 7 or higher (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit, Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2GB RAM

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    Real Strings Vol. 6 - Broken Chords

    Kontakt Instrument by Organic Loops



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    Organic Loops is proud to release Broken Chords from Real Strings, a loops library of violins, performing the distinctive texture of rolling arpeggios. These loops will give character and movement to all styles of music.
     
    There are 94 chord patterns, recorded across 4 bars, at 100 and 120 BPM. The loops cover major, minor, and open 5th chords, as well as unusual patterns like augmented, diminished and sus chords. The pack also includes sustained notes with rising and falling dynamics.
     
    The pack really comes to life for producers who own Kontakt 5, as they are treated to a fully scripted performance instrument that features a customisable preset of up to 8 Broken (arpeggiated) chord patterns, a two-octave spread of single notes to compliment the arpeggios, and a reverb module to add air to the sounds and loops. 'Real Strings - Broken Chords' features clever key switching allowing producers to change between the 8 loaded sequences on the fly, with the ability to also change the root key of each loop. Tempo changes are not a problem as the instrument will use Kontakt 5’s ability to follow your DAWs tempo.

    Expect to find over 600MB of 24Bit loops, recorded at 100 and 120 BPM.  All loops are supplied as 5 bar files, to include the tail. The Kontakt 5 instrument is also included in this download as are the scores in MIDI, PDF and Sibelus format, for those who want to dig even deeper.
     
    In detail, expect to find 980MB of content including; 214 Arpeggiated Loops, 1 Kontakt 5 Scripted Instrument Preset and 214 Rex2 Files. Apple loop version with the Kontakt 5 instrument is also available for purchase, separately.
     
    Credits from the Real Strings studio include artists and producers; Future Cut, Rhymefest, Zed Bias, Ken Lewis, Judas Priest, The Christians, Candi Staton, Heather Small, Mr Scruff, Olly Murs, Christina Aguilera, Kanye West, Lower Than Atlantis, Ella Henderson, Eliza Doolittle and Foxes, as well as media music from Hollywood to Bollywood. Loops from the Real Strings series have been featured on tracks by many artists, including Skrillex and Rudimental.

    Please Note: Kontakt 5 is required for maximum benefits.

    Features:

    • 980MB (this includes duplicated content in the Kontakt instrument) 
    • 214 Arpeggiated Loops
    • 1 Kontakt 5 Scripted Instrument Preset
    • 214 Rex2 Files

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL Version of Kontakt 5+ is required in order to use this instrument.
    • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.



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    Organic Loops is proud to release Broken Chords from Real Strings, a loops library of violins, performing the distinctive texture of rolling arpeggios. These loops will give character and movement to all styles of music.
     
    There are 94 chord patterns, recorded across 4 bars, at 100 and 120 BPM. The loops cover major, minor, and open 5th chords, as well as unusual patterns like augmented, diminished and sus chords. The pack also includes sustained notes with rising and falling dynamics.
     
    The pack really comes to life for producers who own Kontakt 5, as they are treated to a fully scripted performance instrument that features a customisable preset of up to 8 Broken (arpeggiated) chord patterns, a two-octave spread of single notes to compliment the arpeggios, and a reverb module to add air to the sounds and loops. 'Real Strings - Broken Chords' features clever key switching allowing producers to change between the 8 loaded sequences on the fly, with the ability to also change the root key of each loop. Tempo changes are not a problem as the instrument will use Kontakt 5’s ability to follow your DAWs tempo.

    Expect to find over 600MB of 24Bit loops, recorded at 100 and 120 BPM.  All loops are supplied as 5 bar files, to include the tail. The Kontakt 5 instrument is also included in this download as are the scores in MIDI, PDF and Sibelus format, for those who want to dig even deeper.
     
    In detail, expect to find 980MB of content including; 214 Arpeggiated Loops, 1 Kontakt 5 Scripted Instrument Preset and 214 Rex2 Files. Apple loop version with the Kontakt 5 instrument is also available for purchase, separately.
     
    Credits from the Real Strings studio include artists and producers; Future Cut, Rhymefest, Zed Bias, Ken Lewis, Judas Priest, The Christians, Candi Staton, Heather Small, Mr Scruff, Olly Murs, Christina Aguilera, Kanye West, Lower Than Atlantis, Ella Henderson, Eliza Doolittle and Foxes, as well as media music from Hollywood to Bollywood. Loops from the Real Strings series have been featured on tracks by many artists, including Skrillex and Rudimental.

    Please Note: Kontakt 5 is required for maximum benefits.

    Features:

    • 980MB (this includes duplicated content in the Kontakt instrument) 
    • 214 Arpeggiated Loops
    • 1 Kontakt 5 Scripted Instrument Preset
    • 214 Rex2 Files

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL Version of Kontakt 5+ is required in order to use this instrument.
    • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.

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    Bowed Harp

    Kontakt Instrument by AudioThing



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    AutoHarp Meets EBow

    Important Note: This is a software instrument designed for the full version of the NI Kontakt engine, and is not a physical product!

    Bowed Harp features samples from an autoharp played with a pick and an EBow. The autoharp is a string instrument similar to a zither. The EBow is a battery-powered electronic device for playing string instruments (like an electric guitar), producing a sound reminiscent of using a bow on the strings. Bowed Harp lets you mix these two sources to create unique plucked and pad sounds. Both sources also feature a selection of 12 impulse responses (4 reverbs, 4 cabinets, 4 effects) to further mangle the sounds.

    Features

    • 14 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
    • 5 Round Robin samples
    • 3 Velocity layers
    • 160 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit)
    • Size: 467 MB
    • Formats: Kontakt and WAV



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    • The full version of Kontakt 5.5.1 or higher is required to run this instrument

    Important note: The full version of Kontakt 5.5.1 or higher is required to run this software.

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    Bass Pedals

    Kontakt Instrument by Wave Alchemy



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    Introducing Bass Pedals – An endless source of wall-shattering subs, filthy bass drones and obese analogue tones! 

    Bass Pedals for Kontakt 4 (and above) is powered by over 3200 meticulously recorded multi-sampled sounds, driven by a custom scripted Kontakt 4 engine and intuitive graphical interface.

    Inspired by the sought-after Moog Taurus Mk1 bass synthesizer, Bass Pedals combines powerful analogue source sounds with modern sound shaping capabilities to create a versatile and fully programmable bass synthesizer!

    Please Note: The FULL version of Kontakt 4 or 5 is required in order for this product to work. This instrument DOES NOT work with FREE Kontakt Player.

    Bass Pedals For Kontakt Features Four Main Editing Pages:

    Preset Page

    The preset page is able to load 28 extensively multi-sampled patches designed and recorded from a vintage Moog Taurus MK1 bass synthesizer. All preset patches boast 3 x round robin sample variations and long sample lengths to help capture the imperfections and quirkiness of the original instrument. Sounds from this page can be further edited and mixed with Bass Pedals' 'raw oscillators' (see below) to create interesting 'hybrid' patches

    Raw Oscillator (Synthesizer) Page

    Synthesize your own 'Taurus like' sounds using Bass Pedals' raw oscillators... Raw mode boasts 2 analogue oscillators (each with switchable saturated waveforms courtesy of an Empirical Labs Fatso), 1 switchable sub oscillator, noise source, and oscillator unison modes, all of which are individually powered by an extensive set of carefully looped waveforms recorded from a Taurus MK1 analogue bass synthesizer

    Effects Page

    The effects page boasts a number of fully editable effects as well as specially created reverb IR's (Impulse Responses) recorded from our Eventide DSP-7000 Harmonizer

    Controls Page

    The controls page gives you control over the instruments mono mode with selectable note priorities, portamento, pitch bend range, keyboard velocity and curve response. It is important to note that just like the original Moog Taurus; Bass Pedals has been designed to be a monophonic instrument. A custom Kontakt script is used to realistically 'mute' previous notes once a new key is played, even when using long amp release settings




    Features

    • 4.5GB core sound library including 3207 multi-sampled 24-bit WAV samples
    • Heavily scripted custom Kontakt 4+ instrument and intuitive graphical interface (requires full version of Kontakt)
    • 28 heavily multi-sampled (including 3 x round robin) Taurus MK1 patches 
    • 40 carefully programmed Bass Pedals presets and starting points making use of the instrument's Raw Oscillator page

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    • Kontakt 4+ Instrument
    • 24-bit Quality
    • 3.9 GB

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL Version of Kontakt 4+ is required in order to use this instrument.
    • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.

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    Acou6tics

    Kontakt Instrument by Vir2 Instruments



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    Re-imagine the acoustic guitar with the follow up to Vir2's Electri6ity

    Following in the footsteps of Vir2 Instruments' award-winning Electri6ity electric guitar virtual instrument, Acou6tics applies the same advanced technologies to re-imagine the virtual acoustic guitar. Vir2 has meticulously recorded six different acoustic instruments: a steel-string guitar, twelve-string, nylon string, ukulele, mandolin, and guitalele, and presents them in astonishing detail.

    It features both plectrum and finger picking, and Blumlein stereo recordings alongside the piezo pickup perspective. Thousands of samples across more than a dozen articulations were recorded for each instrument, including sustains, mutes, releases, legatos, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, harmonics, and effects. Acou6tics also features virtual room control with adjustable mic distance and sympathetic resonance.

    Acou6tics is powered by the industry-leading Kontakt engine. It is compatible with VST, RTAS (Pro Tools 9 & 10), and AAX (Pro Tools 10 & 11) plug-in formats allowing it to work seamlessly within any major sequencer, in addition to standalone use.

    Guitars

    • Steel-string (Plectrum & Finger Picked)
    • 12-string (Plectrum)
    • Nylon String (Finger Picked & Finger Nail Picked)
    • Ukulele (Finger Picked & Finger Nail Picked)
    • Mandolin (Plectrum)
    • Guitalele (Finger Picked & Finger Nail Picked)

    Recording

    • Recoreded in Blumlein-Stereo with no phasing issues when mixed down to mono.
    • Special recording process to minimize the recorded room while keeping the natural tone of the instrument,leading to an completely dry, yet natural sounding guitar tone.
    • All guitars are recorded with stereo micing plus additional piezo DI channel.
    • Between 4000 and 8000 samples per instrument (4GB to 8GB wave files, uncompressed)

    Articulations

    • All articulations are available on all strings, all frets
    • Sustain (Plectrum Dn, Plectrum Up, Finger, Thumb, Finger Nail Dn, Finger Nail Up)
    • Muted (Palm Muted, Hand Muted)
    • Legato (Hammer On, Pull Off)
    • Slides (Slide Dn 1 & 2 Frets, Slide Up 1 & 2 Frets, Slide In)
    • Release (Normal, Buzz, Slide Dn, Pick Mute, Finger Mute)
    • Chucka-Chuckas
    • Harmonic
    • FX (Pick Noises, Body Knocks, Slaps, etc.)

    Features

    • Virtual room with adjustable mic distance
    • Physical correct sympathetic resonance
    • Advanced strum engine (fully customizable strum keys, including special keys for
    • transition strums & open string strums) & picking engine
    • Advanced guitar chord detection - almost 25,000 chords are detected and transferred into guitar chords in real time. Most guitar chords are available in up to fifty different voicings
    • Advanced string and fretboard positioning - the AI chooses the best fitting strings and fretboard position for you. It takes speed, timing, notes and polyphony into account. Manual overwrite is possible whenever you need it (by manually choosing a string or a position on the fretboard)
    • Advanced guitar noise engine - adds pick, finger and slide noises according to your playing
    • Advanced vibrato engine



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    • Acou6tics is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms and includes the standalone Kontakt Player 5 application as well as AudioUnit, VST, RTAS (Pro Tools 9 & 10), and AAX (Pro Tools 10 & 11) plug-ins. All of these versions ship in the same box.
    • The Macintosh version requires an Intel Core Duo, 2GB of RAM, and OSX 10.7.3 or later. For optimum performance, Vir2 Instruments recommends a 2.0GHz processor or faster. The library requires 13GB of free hard drive space.
    • The Windows version requires Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pac, 32/64 Bit) Intel Core Duo, and 2GB of RAM. For optimum performance, Vir2 Instruments recommends a 2.0GHz processor or faster. The library requires 13GB of free hard drive space.
    • Acou6tics will run in standalone mode and is also compatible with every major sequencing package in the world, including but not limited to: Apple Logic and GarageBand, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools (9 and higher), Steinberg Cubase and Nuendo, Ableton Live, and more.

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    Digital Revolution

    Kontakt Instrument by Wave Alchemy



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    The resurgence of retro drum machines has become an enormous trend in recent months, with iconic sounds from such classic machines as the Linndrum, Drumtraks, and Drumulator featuring heavily in genres such as Indie-Electronic, Pop, Deep House, Bass Music and even Techno!

    Imagine having instant access to the world’s most sought-after retro drum machines in a single virtual instrument plugin, being able to mix and match drum machines, creatively process and sequence sounds in a unique, easy-to-use virtual environment…

    Introducing Digital Revolution – 12 iconic drum machines, 15,000+ samples, custom interface and sequencer, real-time tone-shaping and much more….Powered by 'Revolution Engine' technology, our Digital Revolution instrument (for Windows and OSX) places the most sought-after digital drum sounds from the 1980s at your fingertips.

    Digital Revolution faithfully captures the sound of 9 digital (and 3 analogue) drum machines spanning from 1980 to 1989, including all sample variations and parameters of the original drum machines; tune/pitch, decay and various other settings.

    The digital nature of the sound sources meant that we could focus less on ‘in-depth’ round-robin multisampling and more on the creation of real-time re-sampling and tone shaping controls, capable of a producing a wide range of variation; from subtle saturation to gritty sonic destruction and everything in between!

    Adding Character...

    Digital Revolution’s unique character mode allows each drum voice to be played back in one of three ways:

    • Original Mode - Plays the sample back with the identical sound character of the original drum machine
    • Hi-Fi Mode - Plays the sample back processed through a unique high end outboard mastering chain
    • Lo-Fi Mode - Resamples the sound in real-time through an iconic ‘grey’ 12-bit sampler. Each raw drum sound has been recorded and manually re-pitched 16 times!



    Features

    • Available in Standalone, VST, AU and RTAS instrument formats for Windows and Mac OS X via the FREE Kontakt 5 Player from Native Instruments. Full version of Kontakt 5 is NOT required
    • Custom built intuitive and feature rich Ableton Live Drum Racks (Live 9) and NI Maschine pack
    • 15,588 samples integrated as a unique virtual drum machine with Intuitive graphical interface and seamless scanning of thousands of sample variations in real-time
    • Recreate every nuance of 12 iconic drum machines or define your own unique sound using the worlds most advanced sampling engine, Kontakt 5
    • Extensive ‘character mode' allowing real-time selection of Lo-Fi (re-sampled), Hi-Fi and Original sound sources
    • Mix and match drum sounds from 12 iconic drum machines in real-time and dynamically browse any available sound either by machine or drum voice
    • TR-style 16 track step-sequencer with accent control, host sync, swing/shuffle and extensive parameter settings
    • Easy synchronization with any host or DAW
    • Dedicated 10-track mixer with individual processing, volume control and pan for each drum sound
    • Dual delay and reverb units loaded with custom built Impulse Responses
    • Master processing including multi-track Tape machine, compression and master EQ modules
    • Design and browse hundreds of presets, all instantly switchable from a single click
    • Modular preset browser allows for instant recall of Drum Patterns, Mixer Channels and Tape Machine / Master Bus Settings in thousands of different configurations
    • Browse 600 included patterns in various styles and easily create and share your own using a fast and intuitive external pattern/preset browser
    • Additional ‘Drum module’ instruments allow you to load individual drum voices as a single, feature-rich instrument. Mix and match modules and build your own dream custom drum machine!
    • 1GB in size after unpacked
    • Live Performance

    • Live performance features make performing with Digital Revolution a fluid and natural experience whether you're a drummer, DJ or Producer

    • Pattern write mode allows DJs and Producers to sequence and arrange patterns live in real-time with full editing capabilities all without having to look at the computer screen
    • Deep velocity modulation capabilities allow live drummers to add natural expression to sounds which can be triggered and mapped easily from any Controller or Electronic Drum Kit


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    Windows

    • Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM

    Mac

    • Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM 

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    Requiem Light Symphonic Choir

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Requiem Light is a professional symphonic choir library specifically designed for epic cinematic scoring and dramatic trailer composition, packed with a huge mix-ready sound in a supremely light ram and disk footprint. Whether you use it in your studio or take it on the road, it has a rich, dynamic cathedral choir sound that's equally perfect for achieving soaring fortissimo power or sculpting delicately soft melodic detail. This library is Powered By the Native Instruments Kontakt Player engine (VST, AU & AAX Plugin formats) and supports all Komplete Kontrol software and hardware.

    This library includes three true legato vowels, a variety of classic vowel sustains and staccatos, single-syllable Marcato words, long poly-syllabic Latin sustains and fast, aggressive Latin staccatos, as well as a big selection of classic and uniquely creative dynamic choral effects, a great collection of emotive solo soprano and tenor polysustains and a selection of sound-designed atmospheric pads, drones and choral atmospheres.

    All of this content is wrapped in a newly redesigned intuitive and flexible graphical user interface for easy parameter shaping, real-time articulation layering and switching, fluid legato, customisable section blending and a fully-integrated syllable and phrase step sequencer. We’ve also included our modular FX rack, including 119 of our favourite custom reverb spaces. With a clean and responsive interface, pristine acoustic fidelity and excellent vocal performances, Requiem Light is your new go-to for classical and cinematic lead choral arrangements.

    Contents

    We recorded Requiem Light in the massive sanctuary hall at historic Saint Paul's in San Francisco and conducted by award-winning maestro Robert Geary with hand-picked members of Volti, SF Symphony Chorus, SF Opera and the San Francisco Choral Society. The choir was captured with 12 large diaphragm microphones and expertly mixed and mastered into a perfectly-balanced stereo image. This instant mix-ready master mix provides you intuitive ease-of-use and resource efficiency right out of the box, without the usual system resource and performance cost.

    The library contains polyphonic true-legato sustains for full unison choir, with essential Ah, Eh and Oh vowel types with smooth piano-forte dynamic cross-fade control. It also includes men's and women's divisi sustains for six common vowel sounds (Ah, Ee, Eh, Ih, Oh and Oo). There are 24 staccato syllables with round-robin and 16 ultra-forte sustaining single-syllable marcato words to choose from, with integrated phrase-sequencing.

    We also include 20 fast and 12 slow multi-syllable Latin words with time-stretching, tempo-synching and legato control. It also features 10 expressive poly-sustain articulations for Tenor and Soprano soloists.

    You'll also find hundreds of dramatic and creative choral effects including clusters, demonic chants, glisses, swells, sweeps, consonants, shouts, stomps, breaths, claps, snaps and more. You can also choose from 119 custom convolution reverb and FX impulse responses to place the choir in different environment or create unique atmospheric and special textural effects.

    The library also offers a variety of uniquely sound-designed atmospheric and choral pad content for underscoring, layering, EDM and ambient songwriting, soundscape creation and more.

    Features:

    • 4,243 Samples
    • 4.72 GB installed (6.4 GB wav source)
    • 14 nki Kontakt instrument presets
    • 24 bit / 44.1kHz lossless NCW format samples
    • Works with the free Kontakt Player
    • Includes bonus choral atmospheres, soundscapes, drones and evolving sound designed pads, hand-crafted from the source.

    Kontakt Player:

    This library has been licensed for use in the free Kontakt Player virtual instrument engine. It can be used in Kontakt Player or the full retail version of Kontakt (version 5.5.2 or later) and can be loaded as a VST, AU or AAX instrument plugin. You can add this product to the Kontakt “Libraries” browser. It requires online serial number registration through the Native Instruments Service Center app. This library is also fully compatible with the Komplete Kontrol software interface and all S-Series Keyboard Controllers by Native Instruments. Purchasing this library qualifies you for a great cross-grade discount toward the full unlocked version of Kontakt through Native Instruments!



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    • Windows XP or higher required for PC.
    • Mac OS X 10.9 or higher is required for Mac.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 3+ GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.

    Please Note: This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required.

    Important Notes:

    • The FULL or FREE Player Version of Kontakt 5.5.2+ is required in order to use this instrument.

              

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    Emotional Piano Player Edition

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Emotional Piano is a legendary virtual grand piano designed for professional soundtrack scoring, song-writing and symphonic orchestration. We carefully selected this particular walnut-bodied Kawai grand piano for it’s soft, luminous warmth and rich, resonant tone. It's the perfect paintbrush for lush and emotive arrangements. Emotional Piano is also equipped with a huge selection of uniquely sound-designed custom presets and effects patches to give you an extraordinary range of sonic flavors and creative tools.

    Our powerful user interface gives you complete control over your sound, with a fully-configurable multi-FX rack and intuitive sound-shaping features. The FX rack provides you a 10-bay modular chain with full routing control and a selection of 18 of Kontakt’s best built-in DSP effects to choose from. You can arrange the effects in any order and save your own presets for later. We’ve also included dozens of Snapshot Presets that cover common use cases and provide lots of new creative possibilities.

    Emotional Piano is compatible with Native Instruments’ free Kontakt Player (versions 5.5.2 and later) for all VST, AU and AAX DAWs and hosts, as well as Komplete Kontrol software environment and all S-Series Keyboards with Light-Guide capabilities. Built from 4.6 GB of content, it’s losslessly compressed to an efficient 2.56 GB installed.




    Features

    • An average of 10 dynamic velocity layers per key note and release
    • Pedal Action Samples
    • Close microphone position for a full, rich sound
    • Adaptive Arpeggiator system in some presets
    • FX Panel with powerful and configurable controls for every effect.
    • Convolution reverb with 100+ custom natural and FX environments.
    • Product Specs

    • Product Version 3.0
    • 1,716 Samples
    • 4.6 GB uncompressed / 2.57 GB Installed with lossless ncw compression
    • 41 nki Kontakt instrument presets
    • 24 bit / 44.1kHz lossless NCW format samples
    • Works with the free Kontakt Player (version 5.5.2+)

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    • Windows XP or higher.
    • Mac OSX 10.9 or higher.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 2 GB System RAM, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 
    • This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required.

    Important Notes: 

    • This Powered-By-Kontakt Player Edition is supported by the latest version of the free Kontakt Player.

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    Olympus Choir Elements

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Olympus Elements is a powerful choral instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt Player, Komplete Kontrol and S-Series Keyboards that puts the core functionality and raw sonic power of our massive 63-voice Olympus Symphonic Choir into a compact and easy-to-use interface, with rich features, dynamic playability and brilliant acoustics. This Powered-By-Kontakt library is designed for everyone, whether you're just beginning your musical career or are a seasoned professional. If you want a glorious sounding, efficient and user-friendly choir without sophisticated lyrical phrasing or solo content, this is the virtual instrument you've been waiting for.

    Olympus Elements contains the wide close stage blend microphone position for all 8 core vowel articulations: Ah, Ee, Eh, Ei, Ih, Mm, Oh and Oo. The choir is completely configurable, with independent control over male and female divisi sections. You'll find sustains, staccatos and marcatos, with pp-ff dynamic layering and intelligent round robin. This choir packs a massive forte punch and velvety smooth piano dynamics, giving you complete expressive control and creative freedom. We also bring you our newly upgraded true ah & oo legato sustains, with up to 6-part polyphonic harmony and fluid interval shaping. The library also features a wide variety of classic choral effects, swells, sweeps, shouts, whispers and more. Each preset comes with an array of fine performance controls, EQ, 50 custom convolution environmental and fx reverbs to choose from. And of course, we've included our signature hand-crafted choral atmospheres, pads and evolving soundscapes to open up more creative possibilities.

    Olympus Elements features a fully automatable custom user interface that allows for full control over sound shaping and performance. You'll have full control over Swell, Attack, Release Time, Release Volume, Sample Start Offset and Panning for each choral section. Section note ranges are fully configurable, and keyswitches are available to quickly select between all the available articulations for each layer.

    Every preset has access to over 50 integrated convolution reverb impulses and full 3-band Equalizer. Many presets also have an optional vibrato feature to simulate molto forte. We also offer our exclusive flexible legato system for up to 6-part polyphonic harmony (3 per section), with full interval range, speed and intensity control. Our Vowelmaster preset is the all-in-one solution, providing live sustain and staccato switching for any vowel for each section, with layer blending and stacking, dynamic shaping and total performance control. Elements also includes the latest version of our Phrasemaster, which gives you the power to sequence up to 16 different complex 16-step sustain/staccato phrases, using your choice of GUI, CC automation and keyswitch control. You can even assign each step to just the men, women or the full choir. The Phrasemaster is key-switch configurable and you can save and load your own custom phrases.




    Features

    • Full Men's and Women's divisi sections, with freely adjustable note ranges
    • All 8 major vowel sustains w/releases -- Ah, Ee, Eh, Ei, Ih, Mm, Oh and Oo -- available in both soft pp and forceful ff dynamics.
    • All 8 major vowel staccatos and marcatos: Ah, Ee, Eh, Ei, Ih, Mm, Oh and Oo with shaping and time-stretching options.
    • Advanced, configurable simulated legato for all vowel sustains.
    • True Divisi Legato for core Ah and Oo vowels, with fluid real-time pp-ff dynamic and vowel morphing.
    • All legato features adjustable interval speed, range, polyphony and intensity.
    • Large selection of vowel-based Choral FX from whispers to drones and clusters, with tuning, shaping and time-stretching options.
    • Vowelmaster preset gives quick access to both sustaining and staccato articulations for all vowels.
    • Phrasemaster preset allows up to 16 user-sequenced patterns with 16 steps each -- supports live sustain/staccato and men/women/ensemble switching for each step!
    • Offset, Attack & Release controls let you shape your own syllables, sustains and phrases
    • Swell and Blend controls allow real-time dynamic performance shaping and morphing.
    • Release time and volume controls, to shape release accents and natural room decay.
    • Independent Pan controls for each divisi section.
    • Bonus Special FX presets for creating atmospheric pads and soundscapes.
    • Over 50 custom reverb impulses, including Halls, Cathedrals, Churches, Studios, Bunkers, Garages, Special FX and more.
    • Ensemble and Divisi Preset types with independent controls for each section, with dual layer blending, crossfading and vowel morphing.
    • 12 Bonus Atmospheric and Custom FX instrument presets.
    • Kontakt Player Format

    • This library has been licensed for use in the free Kontakt Player virtual instrument engine. It can be used in Kontakt Player or the full retail version of Kontakt (version 5.6.8 or later) for VST, AU or AAX instrument plugin formats. You can add this product to the Kontakt “Libraries” browser. It requires online serial number registration through the Native Instruments Service Center app. This library is also fully compatible with Komplete Kontrol and all S-Series Keyboard Controllers by Native Instruments. Purchasing this library qualifies you for a great cross-grade discount toward the full unlocked version of Kontakt through Native Instruments!

    • Product Specs

    • Product Version 1.5
    • 3,061 Samples
    • 2.52 GB installed (4.4 GB Uncompressed)
    • 53 nki Kontakt instrument presets
    • 24 bit / 48kHz lossless NCW format samples
    • Works with the free Kontakt Player and Library browser
    • Compatible with Komplete Kontrol and all S-Series Keyboards by Native Instruments

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    • Windows 7 or higher.
    • Mac OSX 10.9 or higher.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 3 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 
    • This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required.

    Important Notes: 

    • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.5.1 or above is required to run this software.
    • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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    Apocalypse Percussion Elements

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Apocalypse Percussion Elements is a mighty collection of aggressive scoring and concert drums and cymbals for the Native Instruments Kontakt platform. This library is a powerhouse designed for efficient workflow and incredible sound. It's ideal in even the most demanding professional production environment, with extraordinary detail, acoustic quality and flexibility. It features over 40 different drums and over 100 articulations.

    Built from our grand 25GB flagship - the Apocalypse Percussion Ensemble - this Elements version is slimmed down to the put maximum punch into a compact footprint and unbeatable price for everyone. Focusing on a close/stage stereo mic position and standard single-stroke multisampled articulations, it’s designed to be intuitive and easy to play. You’ll find thunderous ensemble and solo bass drums, roaring ensemble and solo toms of all sizes, a massive 8-member snare ensemble and 6 different solo snares ranging from deep 14” wooden bodied snares all the way down to tiny 5” effect snares, ethnic drums of all shapes and sizes, clicks, clacks, hi-hats, stick and mallet rides, crashes, splashes, hybrid China crash, fx cymbals, gongs, Tibetan finger cymbals and much more.

    We here at Soundiron are no strangers to epic ensemble and soundtrack scoring percussion. Those who know our work are familiar with the passion, exacting precision and attention to detail we deliver. This library is the culmination of all of our years of experience, distilled into the most comprehensive and earth-shaking hall percussion package available anywhere on the market. We set out to build a monster that punched harder, rumbled deeper, cut through the mix cleaner and got the job done like no other could. We wanted a massive sound and responsive playability, without compromising user flexibility and choice. And it was recorded in the same acoustically-balanced hall as our famous Olympus Symphonic Choir (Mars & Venus), Mercury Symphonic Boychoir, Montclarion Hall Piano, Struck Grand Piano, Cymbology, Anklung and Tuned Artillery libraries, so it blends perfectly with any of them. Apocalypse Elements offers a wide range of uniquely powerful tools that let you personalize the library to your own needs and push it vastly beyond any other cinematic percussion library in its class or price range. With a huge sound and intuitive presets that work right out of the box, this beast gets it done.

    We captured it all over an exhaustive two week session, recording late into the night. Once the blood and wood chips had settled, we had captured an average of 8 round-robin per velocity layer with up to 14 velocities each. Each instrument was recorded in a very close yet wide-sounding microphone array, with each large diaphragm capsule placed within 12 inches of the drum heads to capture all of the deep tonality and resonance and every exquisite detail. We then painstakingly programmed each instrument with a galaxy of comprehensive and exclusive control and playability features and a totally smooth workflow. We’ve expanded the library with a wide range of uniquely powerful tools that let you personalize the library to your own needs and push it far beyond any other percussion library in its class.

    You can use our expressive “Standard” presets for instant access to the full library in a classic percussion array layout. The main Ensemble All preset lets you customize your note mapping for each articulation, or load one of several common drum library mapping standards. You can adjust room release behavior for 4 independent sub-groupings (basses, snares, auxiliary and cymbals). These let you quickly turn this massive hall ensemble into a fat, clean powerful rock drum kit with the turn of a few knobs. You can also use the front panel controls to tighten, soften and reshape the sound on the fly, with swell, attack, release, offset, tuning, velocity response, and more.

    Contents

    • Solo Elements - 6 Snares // 2 Bass Drums // Bongos // Cajon // 2 Dhol Drums // 4 Frame Drums // 2 Floor Toms // 2 Low Toms // 2 High Toms // 4 Rototoms // Ride Sticks // Ride Mallets // Splashes // Crashes // China & FX // Gong / Hi-Hat // Ting Shag
    • Ensemble Elements - Snares // Bass Drums // Assorted Low Toms // Assorted High Toms // Doumbeks // Dhols // Riqs // Frame Drums // Sticks // Cymbals

    User Interface

    • Powerful Custom User Interface with fully automatable access to critical performance controls
    • Close microphone position for a full, rich sound
    • Customizable key mapping and template design, saving and loading
    • Adaptive meta-arpeggiator system with Preset Saving/Loading
    • Megamixer system with Kit Saving/Loading, Intelligent Sample Loading, and Per-Slot Room Release Controls
    • Drum Category-based (Bass, Snare, Cymbals and Aux) Room Release Controls in many Presets
    • Midi Loop Playback and Custom Mapping
    • Our Custom FX Rack with powerful and configurable controls for every effect
    • 70 integrated custom convolution IR samples

    MIDI Grooves

    This library includes 400 Midi Grooves accessible through the GUI, created by these great Soundiron featured artists:

    • Blake Ewing // Dirk Ehlert // Ian Dorsch // Johnny Knittle // Marie-Anne Fischer // Sascha Knorr // Si Begg // Simon Russell // Tino Danielzik // Xiaotian Shi // Team Soundiron

    Product Specs

    • Product Version 1.5
    • 4,519 Samples
    • 2.15 GB installed (4.4 GB Uncompressed)
    • 52 nki Kontakt instrument presets
    • 400 Midi Loops
    • 24 bit / 48kHz lossless NCW format samples
    • Works with the free Kontakt Player (version 5.5.2+)



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    • This Powered-By-Kontakt Player Edition is supported by the latest version of the free Kontakt Player (VST, AU, AAX) and the special “Libraries” rack.
    • Windows XP or higher required for PC.
    • Mac OS X 10.9 or higher is required for Mac.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.
    • This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required. 

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    Mercury Boys' Choir Elements

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Mercury Elements is an exquisitely recorded boys' chorus for the free Kontakt Player, Komplete Kontrol and the S-Series Keyboard platform by Native Instruments. This library was hand-selected from the most essential elements of our comprehensive Mercury Symphonic Boys' Choir. We’ve carefully crafted this library to provide you a fluid and naturally intuitive musical experience, with a professional children's choral sound and full feature set, for an unprecedented value.

    Mercury Elements includes a close microphone position, captured in a large hall for brilliance, clarity and a naturally stellar tone. It was recorded with a 25-voice boys' choral ensemble, with the award-winning Pacific Boychoir. It includes Sustains, Staccatos and Marcatos for the primary Ah, Eh, Oh and Oo vowels, in both piano and forte dynamics with 2x round-robin variations per note. It also features polyphonic true legato, for Ah and Oo vowel sounds in both piano and forte dynamics. There are also a selection of multi-syllable chromatic Latin sustaining and staccato words with automatic tempo-synching. And we've included an essential selection of children's choral effects and an exclusive new collection of our signature sound-designed choral atmospheres and pads to complete this excellent package. It all comes wrapped in a flexible and user-friendly user interface, with powerful sound shaping and FX features built in.




    Features

    • A chorus of 25 singers from the award-winning Pacific Boychoir
    • 2 Dynamic Layered PP/FF True Legato Vowels (Ah, and Oo)
    • 4 Dynamic Layered PP/FF Vowels (Ah, Eh, Oh, Oo) for Sustains, Staccatos and Marcatos with 2x Round Robin per note
    • Dual-Layer layout for mixing and blending between vowels and articulations
    • Chromatic Latin sustaining and staccato multi-syllable words with automatic tempo-synching
    • Tempo-synching and time-stretching presets optimized for Kontakt 5
    • Children's choral vocal effects
    • A deep bonus collection of custom ambient soundscapes, drones, pads and atmospheres hand-crafted using the original choral source
    • Integrated DSP effects and custom convolution impulses included
    • Fully automatable custom user interface
    • User Interface

    • Powerful Custom User Interface with fully automatable access to critical performance controls
    • Close microphone position for a full, rich sound
    • Customizable key mapping, saving and loading
    • Playmaster system with with immediate access to sustains, staccatos and marcatos
    • 51 integrated custom convolution IR samples
    • Kontakt Player

    • This library has been licensed for use in the free Kontakt Player virtual instrument engine. It can be used in Kontakt Player or the full retail version of Kontakt (version 5.6.8 or later) for VST, AU or AAX instrument plugin formats. You can add this product to the Kontakt “Libraries” browser. It requires online serial number registration through the Native Instruments Service Center app. This library is also fully compatible with Komplete Kontrol and all S-Series Keyboard Controllers by Native Instruments. Purchasing this library qualifies you for a great cross-grade discount toward the full unlocked version of Kontakt through Native Instruments!

    • Product Specs

    • Product Version 1.5
    • 1,266 Samples
    • 1.8 GB installed (2.61 GB Uncompressed)
    • 16 nki Kontakt instrument presets
    • 24 bit / 48kHz lossless NCW format samples
    • Works with the free Kontakt Player

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    • Windows XP or higher required.
    • Mac OS X 10.9 or higher.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

    Note: This software is delivered as a digital download. A broadband internet connection is required.

    Important Notes:

    • The FREE Kontakt Player version 5.5.2+ is required in order to use this instrument.

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    Noah Bells

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    The Noah Bells tuned percussion library is a deeply sampled collection of 21 authentic Indian Khadki bells in a ascending range of sizes and pitches, from resonant deep notes to brittle high notes. These hand-crafted bells are smelted from simple mixtures of copper and other metals, producing a golden or bronze hue. They range in size from over two feet to less than an inch in diameter, with carved wooden clappers. They have a dark, raspy tone with heavy low and mid-range body, variable sustain and complex overtones and undertones.

    We recorded each bell in multiple velocities with plenty of round-robin variation to create a naturally dynamic and truly playable virtual instrument. They were captured up close and dry in wide stereo and from afar in a large open cathedral sanctuary to give you very distinct tonal and atmospheric flavors to blend and choose from. You can use our intuitive UI controls to customize your sound with a variety of options such as swell, attack, release, tightness, tuning, vibrato, articulation selection, an optional sub-synth waveform module for tonal reinforcement and a complete step-sequencing arpeggiator system.

    We also provide you with a full rack of Kontakt’s multi-effects and a wide selection of our own carefully selected convolution reverb impulses offering a variety of authentic and sound-designed spaces. We also include a full set of our popular textural ambiences and custom FX presets, each hand-crafted from the raw source through various effects and sonic manipulation techniques. These bonus presets provide awesome accompaniment tothis library and as great stand-alone resources for cinematic underscoring and professional sound design.

    The custom scripted Kontakt user interface built into this library comes equipped with flexible control features, like attack, release, transient offset (tighten), dynamic swelling, vibrato, and a robust Arpeggiator system that provides a full range of custom dynamic modes and step sequencer pattern creation options. There’s also a complete DSP effects rack, including convolution reverb with dozens of unique spaces, such as cathedrals, churches, halls, bunkers, garages, tunnels, chambers, rooms and plenty of otherworldly FX impulses to fully explore and endless variety of strange and unexpected sonic manipulations.




    Features

    • This 3 GB library includes 1,733 samples and 19 nki presets with a custom user interface for the full version of Kontakt 5.5 and later (OSX 10.8 or later / Windows 7 or later required).

    • 21 Indian Khadki Bells
    • Independent Close and Far microphone positions
    • Mallet Articulations
    • Finger Articulations
    • Brush Articulations
    • Slap Articulations
    • 12 Custom FX Presets
    • 34 unique ambient pads, leads and atmospheres
    • Product Specs

    • 3 GB installed
    • 1733 Samples
    • 19 Kontakt 5.5 .nki instrument presets
    • 24 bit / 48 kHz uncompressed PCM wav audio
    • Unlocked Kontakt presets and wav samples to allow user customization

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    The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 5.5 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt "Player" and "Add Library" import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library. Windows 7 or higher. Mac OSX 10.8 or higher. Dual Core CPU, 2 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. 

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    Voice of Rapture: The Bass

    Kontakt Instrument by Soundiron



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    Voice of Rapture: The Bass is a solo operatic bass vocal library that captures the booming, rich powerful voice of Joseph Trumbo, with a wide variety of playable chromatic articulations and melodic elements. From a bombastic fortissimo to a gentle pianissimo, The Bass provides creative freedom and flexibility. Recorded in a dry studio environment with 2 microphone choices, this virtual solo vocal instrument brings together superior programming, brilliant performances and unrivaled quality. This 7.8 GB library has 42 instrument presets and over 10,000 samples.

    There are 3 True Legato types, with 'Ah', 'Oh' and 'Oo' vowels, each painstakingly captured using the traditional long-form method to allow maximum realism and fluidity. Additional standard vowel sustains and staccatos include both piano and forte dynamics for Ah, Ee, Eh, Oh and Oo, as well as mezzo-piano hummed notes. You’ll also find 29 Latin and vowel staccato syllables and words, with precision attack shaping and syllable switching. There are 12 sustaining chromatic Latin chants, each with synchronized legato, tempo-synching and instant work selection. All chromatic articulations have a playable range of over 2 octaves. The Phrase collection includes 1466 fast and slow melodic elements, with real-time tempo-synching and time-stretching.

    There are 5 categories of performance phrases to choose from: Pure vowel, Latin, French, Humming and Whistling, with a total of nearly 1500 unique phrases. Each Phrase bank includes automatic tempo-synching, time stretching root key selection, easy transposition, step sequencing, breath fx and more. We’ve also included a deep selection of sound-designed vocal ambiences, drones, atmospheres and pad instruments, crafted from his voice. You’ll also find our signature DSP Rack panel, with built-in multi-effects, compression, EQ, amp/speaker simulation and reverb, featuring dozens of rooms, chambers, halls and special FX impulses.

    Joseph Trumbo is a young, upcoming operatic bass singer studying at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio. Joseph was a featured soloist in our Mars Symphonic Men's Choir, as part of the Soundiron Olympus Symphonic Choral Collection. He has also performed with the SF Choral Society, Volti, Quire Cleveland, and numerous other ensembles and choral groups.

    Kontakt Format

    This library is designed for the full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or later. Kontakt is an industry-standard advanced virtual instrument / software sampler platform.

    This is a standard Kontakt open-format library, so the free Kontakt Player doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library. However, the sample directories are fully accessible to allow user customization, import and mapping into other wav-compatible software, sampler and synth formats.

    The special Libraries tab doesn't support this open-format Kontakt library, but you can use the standard File browser tab, or import this library into the Kontakt database and Quickload tools for easy navigation, loading and organization.




    Features

    • 2 mic positions (cardioid & condenser) w/independent loading, volume and panning controls.
    • Ah, Oh and Oo natural true legato vowels.
    • 29 different Staccato words and syllables.
    • Forte Ah, Ee, Eh, Oh and Oo sustains.
    • Piano Ah, Ee, Eh, Oh, Oo and Hum sustains.
    • 12 sustaining Latin Polysustain Chants w/releases, legato & tempo-synching
    • Latin, French, Vowel, Whistling and Humming melodic phrase categories, each with a complete range of keys, with pitch transposition, pattern sequencing, legato blending, tempo-synching/time-stretching, phrase shaping, offset/release editing and more.
    • Whispers, Breaths, Warm-ups and other vocal effects.
    • 74 bonus vocal Ambiences, Atmospheres, Tuned Pads and other custom melodic instruments crafted directly from Joseph's voice.
    • Full Multi-FX rack panel with Chorus, Compression, Distortion, Amp and Cab simulation, EQ, Delay and Reverb.
    • Our Reverb rack unit includes 25 unique creative FX convolutions and 45 excellent live rooms, studios, chambers, cathedrals, halls and other real-world environments, with flexible tone, size and mix controls.
    • Fully automatable, with customizable key switch and GUI controls.Convenient real-time visual wave-form displays.
    • 10,060 Samples.
    • 42 instrument presets for Kontakt 5.1.
    • 24 bit / 48kHz uncompressed PCM wav samples.
    • Unlocked Kontakt presets and samples that you can customize

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    • Windows 7 or later.
    • Mac OS X 10.7 or later.
    • Dual-Core CPU, 3 GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library.
    • This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required.

    Important Notes: 

    • The Full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1.0 or above is required to run this software.
    • This software will not function in full within the FREE Kontakt Player engine and will only be available in DEMO mode.

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    AEON Melodic

    Kontakt Instrument by Heavyocity



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    Description


    From Lyrical and expressive to dark and aggressive, AEON Melodic gives you 25 GB (12.86GB on disk) of organic and synth melodic instruments, arpeggiated instruments and epic One-Shots.

    This unique collection combines traditional, ethnic, and orchestral instruments with searing synths and edgy samples, all created with Heavyocity's signature quality.

    AEON's Melodic component provides 315 presets and 9,800+ samples of playable instruments in a deeply customizable interface. This vast collection is comprised of traditional instruments, unique ensembles, aggressive analog synths, hybrid presets, and signature “AEON HITS”. Quickly create motifs or build intricate rhythmic patterns with your own melodies in the custom Arpeggiator. Redefine your sound with AEON's Advanced Trigger FX, Arpeggiator, and deep modulation controls.

    Twist, Punish, Effect

    Globally affect the preset with one of the 4 Master FX (Delay, Mod, Drive, and Convolution). You have control over four effect-specific parameters (like effect amount, rate, size, or depth). Dial in the aggression with the signature “Punish” Knob, a combination of saturation, distortion, and compression. Or, modulate the shape of the sound with the new “Twist” knob.

    Master Your Sound

    AEON’S user interface was designed FOR composers and sound designers BY composers and sound designers, providing simple, intuitive ways to alter the sounds without leaving the interface.

    Similar to DAMAGE, three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the Melodic and Rhythmic Components — apply effects globally, engage the Advanced Trigger-FX, or tweak individual sounds.

    Instrument Details

    The sound of AEON comes from a combination of deeply sampled Organic Instruments, Racks of Analog Modular Synths and Fx, and an advance arsenal of FX all housed in the KONTAKT 5 PLAYER Engine. All of the instruments and arpeggiated presets are designed to complement one another, and are split up into Organic, Organic Arp, Synth, Synth Arp, Hybrid, and the Signature Aeon Hits.

    Play

    AEON offers over 130 multi-sampled melodic instruments and 80+ Synths and Basses (ranging from pristine and ethereal to punchy and aggressive). Sculpt your tone with per-channel Tune, Pan, Level, and EQs or add sizzle and punch with the 4-band Master EQ. New in AEON is the ability to control the modulation of filters with an envelope or LFO. Alter the amount and rate of an LFO, or trigger the Filter with an ADSR envelope.

    The tonal sister of the signature 'Damage Hits', The unique 'AEON Hits' consist of complex melodic one-shot impacts. Perfect for adding an epic quality to your track.

    Arpeggiate

    AEON's advanced arpeggiator allows for composition of melodic and rhythmic phrases. Load one of the 5 factory presets, or save your own for use in any preset. You have full control over step amount and can adjust time signature, note subdivision (straight or triplet), individual note duration, pitch, and velocity.

    There are also controls for retrigger, glide, poly/mono, octave randomizing, and playback type (chord, pairs, etc). It includes 8 fully customizable and linkable patterns per preset to create long and intricate melodic phrases (up to 128 steps).

    Effect

    Three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the presets - apply effects globally, trigger performance effects, or tweak individual sounds.

    Master Effects control distortion, reverb, delay, and modulation.

    The Advanced Trigger FX (pictured here) are switchable real-time effects with incredible scope for intuitive, creative sound-tweaking. Control the attack and decay of each triggered effect, or turn on the sequence, and modulate the effect in time.

    The Punish and Twist knobs preside over everything, adding signature drive and character.

    Organic Instruments

    Over the course of two years, Heavyocity captured in-depth recordings of a wide array of instruments. Over 10,000 samples were recorded at 48 kHz, 24-bit in world class studios. Instruments ranging from Tuned Cowbells and Upright Bass to pristine Crotales and Harps provide you with a vast range of timbres at your fingertips.

    Unique Ensembles

    AEON provides a vast range of sampled material including a number of unique ensembles. Performed in unison, these ensembles were made up of instruments like Tuned Dinner Bells, Stringed Oil Cans, and Plucked Guitar.

    Pure Analog Synth

    For AEON, Heavyocity captured true analog fatness from a combination of modular analog synth rigs. Carefully crafted, tuned, and tracked, these sounds range from serene to horrifically aggressive.




    Features

    • 25+ GB (12.86 GB on disk)
    • Available as direct download only
    • 9,800+ Samples
    • 70 Deeply Sampled Organic Presets
    • 78 Synth Presets
    • 29 Hybrid Presets
    • 124 Arpeggiator Presets
    • 39 Signature AEON Hits
    • Distortion, Modulation, Delay, Reverb, ADSR, Filter, EQ, and LFO controls
    • Advanced Arpeggiator
    • Advanced Trigger FXTM
    • 48kHz/24-Bit Samples
    • Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX

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    • Powered by the Kontakt Engine
    • Kontakt 5 (Player) ver 5.5.1.451 or higher, NKS compatible
    • Mac: OS X 10.10, Intel Core Duo, 4 GB RAM
    • PC: Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit, Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64, 2GB RAM

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