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Berlin, September 1st, 2011 – Native Instruments has just released five
products that further expand its versatile range of KOMPLETE Instruments
and Effects. The new products include KONTAKT 5, GUITAR RIG 5 PRO,
STUDIO DRUMMER, SOLID MIX SERIES and TRANSIENT MASTER.
KONTAKT 5 is the next generation of the leading software sampler. The
new version offers profoundly enhanced sound shaping through a host of
new high-quality filters and studio-grade effect algorithms, superior
time-stretching, vintage sampling modes, and more. Further accommodating
its role as the central sample library platform on the market, KONTAKT 5
also introduces major new features for advanced instrument design.
GUITAR RIG 5 PRO is the latest version of the versatile effects studio.
The fifth generation expands the comprehensive feature set of the
software with additional amplifiers and effects, advanced speaker
emulation, and various new creative features that make GUITAR RIG even
more powerful both for studio production and live performance.
STUDIO DRUMMER is a new instrument for the efficient creation of
studio-quality acoustic drum tracks. By combining premium sampled drum
kits and a comprehensive studio-grade mixing environment with a wide
assortment of professional grooves, the KONTAKT-based instrument
provides a highly versatile and easy-to-use "virtual drummer" that gives
authentic and fast results for pop, rock, metal, jazz and related music
The new SOLID MIX SERIES emulates the distinctive EQ and dynamics
sections of one of the most revered mixing consoles of all time, while
TRANSIENT MASTER recreates a popular hardware processor that provides
highly efficient transient processing. Both products can used be used
with the free GUITAR RIG PLAYER, or expand the arsenal of the GUITAR RIG
All new KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects are available now for
individual purchase, and are also included in the new KOMPLETE 8 and
KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE bundles (SOLID MIX SERIES only included in KOMPLETE
Pricing: KONTAKT 5 $399 / 379 EUR // GUITAR RIG 5 PRO $199 / 179 EUR //
STUDIO DRUMMER $169 / 149 EUR // SOLID MIX SERIES $229 / 199 EUR //
TRANSIENT MASTER $119 / 99 EUR
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