Steinberg HALion Sonic 3 - Music Production Workstation Software (Educational Discount)

Steinberg HALion Sonic 3 - Music Production Workstation Software (Educational Discount)

Steinberg HALion Sonic 3 - Music Production Workstation Software (Educational Discount)

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Product Highlights

  • Over 3200 Instrument Sounds
  • 16 Instrument Slots
  • Multi-Timbral Audio Engine
  • Multiple Types of Synthesis
  • 61 Audio Effect Processors
  • FlexPhraser Pattern Generator
  • Blend up to 4 of 24 Morphing Filters
  • MediaBay Sound Management System
  • AAX, Audio Units, VST2, and VST3
  • Mac, Windows
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Steinberg HALion Sonic 3 is a music production workstation software designed to deliver extensive virtual instruments and audio effects for musicians, producers, and composers in studios and live performance applications. It features over 3200 instrument sounds and 61 effect processors, including six new instruments and nine new effects.

If offers a multi-timbral audio engine and 16 instrument slots, each of which can routed to the 16 stereo outputs. Use virtual analog, granular, and wavetable synthesis methods to produce a wide variety of patches. The FlexPhraser enables easy arpeggiation and pattern creation, and the Phrase Editor allows you to create your own. Add audio effects including reverb, delay, compression, up to four out of the 24 available morphing filter types, vibrato, and more. Quickly access sound libraries and organize files via the MediaBay Sound Management System.

HALion Sonic 3 supports AAX, Audio Units, VST2, and VST3 plug-in formats, works in stand-alone mode, and is compatible with macOS and Windows.

Note: This product is an educational discounted version available to qualified students and faculty/staff of accredited academic institutions only. Proof of current educational status is required. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us prior to purchasing.

What's New in Version 3
  • More than 700 new sounds in six new instruments with quick access macro pages
  • Anima: A wavetable synthesizer with two wavetable oscillators, a flexible modulation section, and the powerful arpeggiator
  • Hot Brass: A high-energy multi-sampled brass section library with a fat, tight and authentic sound well-suited for contemporary pop, funk, reggae and soul productions
  • The Raven: A grand piano featuring a range of nuances, harmonic richness, and a natural, precise, and smooth playing feel
  • The Eagle: A grand piano offering a rich, transparent, and brilliant sound suited not just for traditional classic, but also modern pop, rock, and jazz productions
  • Studio Strings: An out-of-the-box string ensemble sample library tailored to film scores, pop arrangements, and live performances
  • Skylab: A granular synthesizer with a vast sample library filled with analog circuitry sounds and futuristic textures
  • Combi library: Combine acoustic instruments and synthesis patches to make rich sounds and multifaceted new instrument creations
  • A 3-band Resonator and eight new effects from HALion including the Vintage Compressor, Tube Saturator, and more
  • Phrase Editor: Create your own patterns and phrases, set velocity and pitch for sounds in up to 32 steps, and use the power of two controller lanes to drive even more parameters like filters and effects
General Features
  • Easy-to-use and powerful music production workstation for synthesized sounds and recreations of acoustic instruments
  • Over 3200 instrument sounds created by top sound experts at Steinberg and Yamaha
  • Powerful multi-timbral audio engine with disk-streaming sample playback and high-end virtual analog, granular, and wavetable synthesis
  • 16 instrument slots, each loaded with presets that can be routed to the 16 stereo outs and saved as Multi presets for your next performance
  • Trium three-oscillator virtual analog synth
  • Auron granular synthesizer
  • Voltage two-oscillator, vintage-style, virtual analog synth
  • World Instruments sample library of instruments from around the world
  • World Percussion sample library of drum and percussion sounds from around the world
  • HALiotron keyboard model of classic unit from the '60s and '70s
  • Model C drawbar organ
  • B-Box 16-step beat sequencer
  • Simple integration with Cubase
  • Full VST Expression 2 support for smart articulation editing in Cubase
  • Multi-core support and resource-efficiency provided by sample compression technology and a RAM Save Mode
  • Supports AAX, Audio Units, VST2, and VST3 plug-in formats and standalone use
Audio Effects
  • Resonator: 3-band formant filtering
  • Auto Filter: filter driven by the LFO and Envelope Follower
  • Tape Saturator: emulation of analog gear
  • Ring Modulator: multiplies two audio signals to produce wild effects
  • Envelope Shaper: manipulates transients by varying attack and release properties
  • Rotary: creates an effect similar to that of a rotating speaker
  • GraphicEQ: 10-band graphic equalizer with multiple response types
  • Limiter: low-distortion limiter with automatic release
  • Expander: classic expander with automatic release and low latency
  • Reverb: stereo room reflections to large spaces
  • Chorus: single-stage chorus
  • Flanger: highly-adjustable flanger with tempo synchronization capability
  • DJ-EQ: 3-band EQ similar to equalizers found on DJ mixers
  • Brickwall Limiter: hard limiter to ensure signal doesn't exceed a specified point
  • Tube Compressor: versatile compressor with tube simulation
  • Frequency Shifter: shifts each frequency by a fixed amount
  • VST Amp: amp simulator offering recreations of various amplifiers, speakers, mic types, and mic positions
  • Wah Wah: adjustable emulation of analog wah pedals
  • Step Flanger: flanger with sample-and-hold functionality
  • Vintage Ensemble: multi-chorus effect
  • Octaver: adds signals one and two octaves below the original
  • StudioEQ: 4-band parametric equalizer
  • Compressor: traditional compression with automatic release and make-up gain, selectable knee, and RMS/peak mode
  • Gate: noise gate with adjustable attack and release
  • Amplifier: guitar amp and speaker simulation with 14 amp and tube emulations and ten cabinet models
  • REVerence: true-stereo convolution reverb
  • Tremolo: tremolo effect with tempo synchronization capability and depth and phase controls
  • Phaser: phaser effect with variable filter stage, phase modification, and tempo sync
  • MultiDelay: multi-stage delay effect with variable filter
  • Tube Saturator: adds harmonics similar to those created by analog tubes
  • Maximizer: dynamics processor designed to increase loudness without clipping
  • VintageCompressor: compression modeled after vintage-style compressors
  • StereoEnhancer: modify the perceived width of stereo signals
  • Many more!
Advanced Features
  • All effects can be directly added to each program or layer, implemented as an aux effect send, or routed to the master output
  • Blend between up to four out of 24 morphing filter types
  • FlexPhraser for dynamically driving beats, arpeggios, and complex tonal phrases
  • MediaBay sound management system for immediate access to sound libraries
  • Stage-optimized workflows with dedicated player view, rapid building of keyboard splits or layers, and switching of entire multi-setups with a single command
  • Each instrument comes with eight predefined Quick Controls, offering fast access to the most important settings for that sound
  • Eight SoftPads for triggering specific notes or phrase sequences from the FlexPhraser module, or taking snapshots of chords which can then be triggered in a different order to create new chord progressions
  • SoftPads and Quick Controls feature MIDI Learn support and can be assigned to a MIDI controller
  • The Mix Page offers full access to the instrument slot settings, comprising level, pan, effect sends, and the output selector
  • Each of the 16 individual outputs can be freely assigned to any of the 16 instrument slots, making routing and mixing smooth and convenient
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System Requirements Mac
OS X 10.11 or macOS 10.12
64-bit Intel processor (Intel i5 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
30 GB free HD space (90 GB required during installation)
1366 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
OS compatible audio hardware
Host software that supports AAX, Audio Units, or VST3 formats

Windows
Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.x, or Windows 10 (all 64-bit)
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor (Intel i5 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
30 GB free HD space (90 GB required during installation)
1366 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
OS compatible audio hardware
Host software that supports AAX, VST2, or VST3 formats
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