Steinberg HALion 4 - Virtual Instrument - Educational Discount (1-4 Station Lab Pack)

Steinberg HALion 4 - Virtual Instrument - Educational Discount (1-4 Station Lab Pack)

Steinberg HALion 4 - Virtual Instrument - Educational Discount (1-4 Station Lab Pack)

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Product Highlights

  • Sound Creation System
  • User-Friendly and Intuitive
  • Combines Sample Engine and Synthesizer
  • Loops and Instruments
  • Over 1,400 Programs
  • Audio Effects
  • Audio Units
  • VST
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows Vista/7
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Steinberg HALion 4 overview

  • 1Description

HALion 4 from Steinberg is a powerful and comprehensive, yet ultra-flexible and user-friendly VST sampler and sound creation system. The software is more than a professional VST sampler - the fourth incarnation of HALion delivering a state-of-the-art sample engine with an award-winning synthesizer section, along with various tools and effects.

A universal workhorse for professional sound designers, producers and musicians alike, it offers everything they need to turn their sonic vision to reality. The flexible desktop architecture can be adjusted to each step of the creative process and a range of studio-grade effect processors, a world-class library and features such as MegaTrig or VST 3.5 support are also included.

HALion 4 offers a complete range of acoustic, electric and electronic instrument sounds along with a wealth of drums, effects and more. The included studio-quality library features up to 20 articulations per instrument for natural-sounding productions and covers an enormous range of styles - from the detailed acoustic instruments to legendary synthesizers, club sounds and soundscapes, from ultra-realistic acoustic drum kits to the latest electronic beats.

Note: This package is an educational discount for school and educational institutions only (not for individual students). Proof of status is required.

What's New

Virtual Analog Synthesizer
  • Alongside its comprehensive sampler functionality, HALion 4 contains the high-class virtual analog synthesizer based on HALion Sonic
  • Create razor-sharp leads and evolving pads from scratch and switch over to meticulously layered sample programs, powerful editing tools and sublime sound controls in the sampler section

Flexible User Interface and Multi-Monitor Support
  • With its flexible desktop architecture the instrument can be adjusted to each phase of the creative process even when working on large projects
  • Designed for the most demanding sound design tasks, HALion 4 lets you resize, move and dock windows, save and recall screen sets, spread windows across multiple monitors, and create tabs for frequently used functions
  • Simply leave out screen-cluttering elements and build a workspace that is dedicated to your current projects and individual needs

  • VST 3.5 and VST Expression 2 Support
  • Supports the VST 3.5 standard with all its advantages like VST Expression 2.0, Note Expression and Quick Control integration
  • With the Note Expression feature, individual note events now contain their own set of controller data when played polyphonically, offering a whole new creative approach to sound design
  • With VST Expression Maps, musical articulations and playing styles can be directly controlled during any performance and recording

  • Easy Sound Programming with MegaTrig
  • MegaTrig contains loads of new features and conditions that let you create own playing styles, articulations and conditional triggering easier and faster without page-filling scripting
  • With plenty predefined conditions that can individually be combined, you can bring your sound to the next level

  • Complete HALion Sonic library
  • All presets and instruments of the comprehensive HALion Sonic library are included plus additional exclusive HALion 4 content
  • 1,600 factory presets cover the entire sound palette of each music genre

  • Full Compatibility with HALion 3
  • Able to read HALion 3 sounds with all parameters (FXP, HSB)

  • FlexPhraser Module
  • Based on Yamaha's Motif Technology, the FlexPhraser arpeggiator allows complex instrument patterns.
  • Complete MIDI multi-channel FlexPhrases can be mapped across the keyboard or the virtual drum pads allowing you to start an entire inspiring backing just with a single fingertip.
  • Beyond dozens of different arpeggio types, FlexPhraser is the perfect tool for playing complete instrument patterns in sync to the host with a touch of a key

  • Flexible Signal Routing
  • Incorporates a state-of-the-art mixing engine with powerful routing options for complete control over your signal flow
  • There are virtually no restrictions - create an unlimited number of buses per Program and Layer and freely route the signals as desired
  • Each bus holds controls for level, pan, mute and solo as well as eight insert slots
  • Total of 32 stereo output channels and 6-channel surround support
  • Create professional mixes without ever leaving HALion 4

  • MediaBay Integration
  • Keep track of your sounds and presets
  • Helps you to immediate access the sounds you are looking for
  • Main Features

    More than a Sampler
    • HALion 4 combines the best in sampling technology with the very latest in virtual analog synthesis to offer a fully integrated sound design environment for professional demands
    • Build complex sample libraries on the fly, create cutting-edge synthesizers and invent your own sound, all in one intuitive instrument

    User interface
    • Incorporates an efficient yet flexible user interface, allowing you to undock, move and resize windows, create function tabs and save entire screen sets
    • Ideal for multi-monitor setups and perfect for keeping you focused

    Leave Your Acoustic Fingerprint
  • Perform precise correction to intense coloring with a total of 44 studio-grade effect processors
  • Highlights include the REVerence convolution reverb, the StudioEQ, and a rotary cabinet emulation
  • Innovative tools such as the unique morphing filter section and the FlexPhraser arpeggiator are right there to further fine-tune your sounds

  • Creativity from the start
  • Software lets you assign your sounds on-the-fly during the import and is even able to extract key range, velocity and root key parameter directly from the file name and transfers them into your program
  • Workflow-optimized mapping editor makes the mapping process easy and convenient
  • Fading between zones, easy drag and drop and automatic gap filling are just a few of the features

  • Start Experimenting
  • Quick Controls are ready to become your truest assistant in your sound design environment
  • Controls can be individually assigned to every program, layer and FX parameter to give you direct access your sounds and can also be automated in your host application to capture your creative moment
  • With the unlimited undo and redo and the integrated Undo History you can try out all the amazing modulation opportunities without having regrets

  • Integration
  • Effortlessly integrates into various VST applications, making excellent use of the advantages each tool has to offer
  • Seamless integration into Cubase and WaveLab and the Advanced Integration support of Steinberg hardware make HALion 4 a top flight VST sampler and sound creation system

  • Compatibility
  • Supports all the major library and sampler formats
  • Providing true backward compatibility to HALion 3 means that all HALion 3 sound and effect parameters are preserved in this latest version
  • Running in both VST and AU plug-in hosts as well featuring cross-platform compatibility for 32- and 64-bit editions of Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 make HALion 4 the perfect tool for audio designers and music producers using different machines and systems
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    Steinberg HALion 4 specs

    System Requirements Mac
    Intel Core Duo 2.0GHz processor
    OS X 10.6
    2GB RAM
    15GB hard drive space (approximately)
    Display resolution 1024 x 768 (1280 x 800 recommended)
    CoreAudio compatible audio hardware
    DVD-ROM drive with dual-layer support
    USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
    USB-eLicenser (not included)
    Internet connection for license activation
    Audio Units or VST 3 compatible host for using as plug-in

    Windows
    Pentium/Athlon 2.0GHz dual-core CPU
    Windows Vista or Windows 7
    2GB RAM
    15GB hard drive space (approximately)
    Display resolution 1024 x 768 (1280 x 800 recommended)
    Windows DirectX compatible audio hardware (ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance)
    DVD-ROM drive with dual-layer support
    USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
    USB-eLicenser (not included)
    Internet connection for license activation
    VST 2 or VST 3 compatible host for using as plug-in
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.8 x 1.9"

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