Steinberg Absolute VST Instrument Collection
Six highly acclaimed virtual instruments with thousands of sounds in one box and all at a great price.
Consisting of HALion Sonic, Padshop Pro, Retrologue, Hypnotic Dance, Triebwerk and Dark Planet, the Absolute VST Instrument Collection offers thousands of sounds, advanced technology and state-of-the-art sound design for contemporary music production, composing and live performance. Absolute combines exceptional quality and premium value at a fantastic price.
•6 high-quality VST instruments comprising thousands of presets:
•HALion Sonic, Padshop Pro (including Zero Gravity expansion pack), Retrologue, Dark Planet, Triebwerk, Hypnotic Dance
•VST 3, VST 2 and AU host compatibility
•Cross-platform 32-/64-bit for Windows and Mac OS X Intel
•Steinberg USB-eLicenser included
HALion Sonic is Steinberg’s premier VST workstation instrument featuring a staggering array of over 1,300 first-class synths, hybrid and acoustic instruments — best suited for a wide range of styles.
Padshop Pro is an enhanced version of Steinberg’s state-of-the-art VST granular synthesizer and comes with effects and opportunities to fit the requirements of professional sound designers and skilled creatives.
Retrologue offers those old-school analog synth sounds and biting sonic blocks that spices up your production with first-class analog purity — ideal for creating fat and funky lead and bass sounds.
Dark Planet is loaded with hundreds of creepy sounds, shattering loops and eerie instruments, including leads, basses, drums and effects that give you the shivers while providing musical inspiration at the same time.
Triebwerk jet-fuels your inimitable productions with supersonic loops and samples that leave a dissonant residue of dancefloor frenzy all over you. Taking off to new heights, Triebwerk is a sure nod to the now in electronic dance music.
Hypnotic Dance offers an eclectic ensemble of 400 synth-laden dance sounds. Complemented by 100 inspiring step modulator presets, this content pack is a treasure trove for electronic music producers and dance floor addicts alike.
HALion Sonic combines a high-quality sample library with a powerful sampling and synthesis engine that unfolds infinite possibilities for sound generation. Featuring synthesizer programs and presets for contemporary productions, Hypnotic Dance, Triebwerk and Dark Planet complement HALion Sonic’s library and as a completely new feature now also run independently as full blown instruments within VST and AU hosts. Retrologue is a virtual-analog synthesizer while Padshop Pro is Steinberg’s latest achievement in bringing granular synthesis to the world of VST.
“Absolute is the epitome of what Steinberg offers regarding synthesized sounds. With the entire collection running on your computer, an infinite palette of sounds is at your fingertips,” commented Matthias Quellmann, Steinberg’s product marketing manager for VST instruments. “It’s going to take a while for users to comprehend the sheer magnitude of it all,” Quellmann added.
The minimum system requirements state the minimal specification your computer must have to be able to use the software. A more powerful system may be required for certain tasks or larger projects.
•Mac OS X Version 10.7*/10.8
•Intel Core Duo CPU
•CoreAudio compatible audio hardware
•VST 3 or AU compatible host application for using as plug-in
•4 GB RAM
•20 GB of free HD space (900 MB Padshop Pro)
•1280 x 800 display recommended
•DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
•USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
•Internet connection required for installation, activation, account setup and personal / product registration
•Windows 7*/Windows 8*
•Intel or AMD Dual Core CPU
•Windows compatible audio hardware**
•VST 3 or VST 2 compatible host application for using as plug-in
* Native 32-bit and 64-bit version.
** ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance.