The RealGuitar Acoustic Guitar Virtual Instrument by MusicLab features sample-based guitar modeling, reproducing the sound and feel of 8 different acoustic guitars, with only a standard MIDI keyboard. Its advanced key/pedal/velocity switch system provides excellent playability, allowing a keyboardist to perform guitar parts with realistic expression.
RealGuitar features high-quality samples, covering practically every sound a guitarist makes. It's also equipped with a Pattern Manager containing a complete rhythmic library for easily creating guitar accompaniment tracks. Find the appropriate rhythm pattern in the software, copy it to the needed number of measures, start your sequencer, and use a MIDI keyboard to play chord changes.
A better sounding virtual guitar
Multi-channel layering technology, incorporating a library of samples recorded from every fret of all 6 strings on 8 different acoustic guitars
Floating Fret Position imitates the change of a guitarist's hand position on the neck. Play up to 140 specifically-sampled frets using just the 46 keys of a standard keyboard.
Guitar Touch technology lets you easily recreate basic guitar techniques using standard MIDI keyboard and controllers.
Built-in EQ and effects; including stereo tremolo, 2-way chorus, and doubling.
Guitar sample library
RealGuitar includes 555 MB sample set featuring 8 Acoustic guitar patches:
Steel 2 Picked
Steel 2 Doubling
Five performance modes
MusicLab performance modes add to the realism of the virtual guitar's tone and expression. The five modes are Solo, Harmony, Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, and Chords.
Chord detect/construct system
1-4 note piano chords can be translated in real-time to 6-voice guitar chords. RealGuitar has 2,000 instantly available guitar chord shapes.
For creating accompaniment tracks quickly, RealGuitar has a library of 1,250 rhythm patterns, covering a wide range of music styles. Copy the appropriate rhythmic pattern to the needed number of measures, start your sequencer, and fill in the chord changes with your MIDI keyboard.
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Operates in all major DAWs: Digital Performer, Logic, Cubase, Sonar, etc...
Works as a standalone module
1GB+ RAM, 2GB+ free hard drive space
1GHz+ Intel Core Duo or better
Windows XP SP3 / Vista SP2 / 7 SP1
Host DAW must support VST or DXi plug-ins
G4/G5 800+ MHz PPC or Intel Core Solo/Duo
OS X 10.4 or better
Host DAW must support VST or AU plug-ins
RTAS support is available via FXpansion's VST to RTAS adapter.