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Digidesign Pro Tools Instrument Expansion Pack - Virtual Instruments Bundle

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Product Highlights
  • Structure
  • Transfuser
  • Velvet
  • Strike
  • Hybrid
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista

The Pro Tools Instrument Expansion Pack from Digidesign is a collection of 5 virtual instruments for use with any Pro Tools system, from HD down to M-Powered. The bundle features the latest versions of all 5 instruments - Structure, Transfuser, Velvet, Strike and Hybrid.

With more features and functionality available than ever before, creating richly compelling music is easy. The 55GB of samples, loops, and sound generators (including over 16.5GB of all-new content) allows you to lay down anything from bottom-thumping grooves, to refined orchestral passages, and everything in between.

  • Play and customize virtually any instrument sound with the Structure sampler workstation
  • Whip up professional drum performances with ease using Strike, the ultimate virtual drummer
  • Add some vintage flavor using emulations of '60s, '70s, and '80s electric pianos in Velvet
  • Throw together rad loop-based grooves fast with Transfuser and reclaim your musical identity
  • Dare to dream up your own sounds (or re-create your favorites) with the Hybrid synthesizer

Structure
  • Professional RTAS sampler designed and optimized exclusively for Pro Tools delivers superior performance and unprecedented reliability
  • Includes a comprehensive, high-quality sound library with 17.5GB of content, including 5GB of new orchestral sounds, Nashville Signature drum kits (recorded at the legendary Blackbird Studios), and a high-definition grand piano
  • Use your existing SampleCell, Kontakt 1-3, Giga sample, and EXS24 sound libraries (supports up to 8-channel interleaved samples)
  • Drag-and-drop regions from within Pro Tools directly into the sampler for easy custom sound creation
  • Orchestral control features let you create ultra-realistic performances that simulate a range of playing styles
  • EXS modulation matrix support imports LFO and mod wheel assignments with your EXS24 samples
  • Sample engine tightly couples with the Pro Tools engine for superior playback performance
  • Supports sample playback via a choice of disk streaming or RAM-only for optimal operation
  • Powerful, enhanced database and integrated file browser make finding sounds and managing them easier than ever
  • Integrated stereo and surround multi-effects processing engine offers over 20 effects types - including stereo and surround convolution reverbs - and hundreds of effects presets
  • Universal sound engine provides support for an unlimited number of nestable patches, enabling you to easily create highly complex sounds
  • Supports up to 128-level multi-timbral playback per Structure instance and an unlimited number of parts, audio effects, and MIDI effects per patch
  • Fully resizable built-in Sample Editor enables fast and easy waveform editing and sample mapping
  • Supports all common bit depths, sample rates, and surround formats - up to 24-bit/192kHz/7.1 surround
  • Surround/stereo main outputs and up to 31 auxiliary outputs allow discrete source mixing and signal processing
  • 6 freely assignable, context-dependent Smart Knobs enable fast access to the most important sound sculpting parameters
  • Powerful hands-on, real-time control of the sampler using an Avid control surface, or MIDI controller via MIDI Learn
  • Integrated REX Player allows you to use and manipulate REX 1 and 2 files
Transfuser
  • Easily create, tweak, arrange, and perform grooves on the fly right within Pro Tools
  • Offers unique audio tools that let you creatively:

    1. Beat-sync, auto-slice, stretch, pitch, tag, and resample grooves in real time
    2. Automatically convert loops into 
MIDI patterns/drum kits
    3. Replace sounds in existing loops without stopping playback

  • New Roland TB-303-inspired Bass Line module lets you lay down bottom-heavy grooves and phrases
  • Musically intelligent randomization lets you instantly explore inspiring groove variations at the click of a button
  • Supports full drag and drop of Pro Tools regions and audio files from your computer browser
  • Comes with 1.6GB of new audio content for a total of nearly 4GB
  • Includes 20 real-time effects that are ideal for electronic, hip-hop, and dance music creation
  • Supports WAV, AIFF, ACID, REX 1 and 2, and Apple Loops audio files
Velvet
  • Realistic emulations of 4 legendary electric pianos - The Fender Rhodes Suitcase, Fender Rhodes MK I and MK II Stage Pianos, and the Wurlitzer A200
  • Unique combination of high-definition sampling and a proprietary dynamic modeling technique delivers the ultimate electric piano experience
  • Proprietary engine allows for unprecedented dynamic resolution and response
  • Detailed reproductions of electric pianos, including signature sounds when keys are hit forcefully
  • Control over the sound characteristics, including the unique ability to add the sound of the keyboard mechanics to the output signal
  • Easily adjust the overall timbre, dynamic response, and velocity curve of each model for a range of classic and contemporary electric piano sounds
  • Powerful preamp section with tube overdrive, compression, and custom 3-band EQ with a parametric mid-band
  • High-quality reverb effects module provides ambience, spring and room reverb types
  • Flexible, dedicated tremolo and autopan effects modeled after those on vintage electric pianos
  • Built-in professional multi-effects processing engine features stunningly realistic reproductions of vintage distortion, wah/filter, modulation, amplifier, and delay effects - including an emulation of classic tape delay
  • Over 100 electric piano presets build a basis for faithful reproductions of legendary classic, as well as modern electric piano sounds
  • MIDI Learn functionality allows for easily mapping plug-in parameters to MIDI instruments and controllers
  • Familiar, easy-to-use graphic user interface reminiscent of the classic electric pianos
Strike
  • Highly optimized RTAS instrument for Pro Tools
  • Easily produce professional, highly realistic drum performances right within Pro Tools software
  • Full, real-time control of the virtual drummer's performance, including intensity, complexity, timing, groove, dynamics and much more
  • Groundbreaking real-time performance engine allows for gradually adjusting the dynamics of a drum performance without the typical machine gun effect or audible velocity layer switching
  • Choose from 12 high-definition drum kits, each featuring up to 12 instruments per kit and up to 300 samples per instrument
  • Includes over 30GB of 24-bit audio stored in just 5.6GB of space via proprietary lossless compression
  • New sample import lets you work with WAV and AIFF files from your own sample libraries
  • Over 1,500 editable preset drum patterns/performances covering dozens of musical styles and song section structures
  • Enhanced Style editor, with redesigned interface for faster, easier editing
  • Intelligently mapped drum patterns and sounds allow for fast, interactive real-time arrangement and composition of drum parts
  • Doubles as a powerful MIDI drum module for use with your own drum patterns and sequences
  • Built-in virtual mixing console for full control over drum kit sound, including room ambience, microphone levels/leakage, EQ, dynamics and more
  • Dedicated EQ and 2 insert effects processors per channel including compressor, limiter, tube saturation, distortion, bit crusher, filter, ring modulator, delay, reverb, phaser, chorus and more
  • Support for multi-channel plug-in output for discrete routing and mixing of each drum kit component independently in the Pro Tools mixer
  • Improved MIDI features provide easier handling and better efficiency
  • MIDI Learn functionality allows for easily mapping plug-in parameters to MIDI instruments for hands-on control
  • Full support for Pro Tools automation and control via Avid control surfaces and ICON integrated consoles
Hybrid
  • Over 800 presets offer a wide range of analog and digital sounds
  • Vintage VCF lets you achieve retro synthesizer sounds and more
  • Comprehensive editing parameters for the ultimate in sound manipulation
  • Sample-accurate synthesizer engine for super-fast envelopes and high-definition sound
  • 2 simultaneous parts, each with plenty of oscillator, filter, LFO, envelope and effects flexibility for creating complex patches
  • Blue, White, Mod and Crackle waveforms added to the noise oscillator to offer more texture versatility
  • Performance-driven features, including a modulation matrix and step sequencer for maximum playability
System Requirements
Mac Qualified Intel-based Mac
OS X 10.5.x or 10.6.x (Intel only)
Pro Tool HD, Pro Tools LE, or Pro Tools M-Powered system running Pro Tools 8.0 or higher software
1GB RAM (2GB RAM highly recommended)
33GB of free hard drive space (for full installation)
iLok USB Smart Key (plus Internet access and a free iLok.com account for authorization) 1
Please Note:

For hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to http://www.avid.com

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PC Qualified Windows XP or Vista based computer
Pro Tool HD, Pro Tools LE, or Pro Tools M-Powered system running Pro Tools 8.0 or higher software
1GB RAM (2GB RAM highly recommended)
33GB of free hard drive space (for full installation)
iLok USB Smart Key (plus Internet access and a free iLok.com account) 2
Please Note:

For hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to http://www.avid.com

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