Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Update from KOMPLETE 2~8)

Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Update from KOMPLETE 2~8)

Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Update from KOMPLETE 2~8)

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Product Highlights

  • 33 Virtual Instruments and Effects
  • Over 120GB of Samples
  • 12,000 Sounds
  • Audio Units
  • AAX Native and RTAS
  • VST
  • Standalone
  • ASIO, Core Audio, WASAPI
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows 7/8
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  • 1Description

KOMPLETE 9 from Native Instruments is a comprehensive collection of virtual instruments and effect plug-ins that together provide all the high-quality tools necessary for musicians, producers and sound designers. This latest version features 120GB of data that spans 33 instruments and effects, and contains more than 12,000 production-ready sounds, suitable for all styles and genres.

New to version 9 are the monophonic synthesizer MONARK, and a studio effects suite featuring EQ and dynamics with side-chaining and parallel compression. BATTERY has been updated to version 4. Also added are GIANT, a virtual instrument featuring the sound of the world's biggest upright piano, and SESSION STRINGS, a production-ready string ensemble.

The package includes a $25 e-voucher for making additional purchases in the NI Online Shop, and is valid for 3 months from time of registration.

Note: This update is for registered user of KOMPLETE versions 2 through 8. A purchaser will not be able to install and activate this version unless they own one of the required products.


  • Software sampler with a 43 GB library
  • Over 1,000 instruments
  • Instrument collections include Choir, Orchestral, World, Vintage, Band, Synth, Urban Beats and the RETRO MACHINES MKII
  • Flexible sound architecture
  • SOLID BUS COMP and SOLID G-EQ effects
  • TRANSIENT MASTER for re-shaping any kind of percussive sound
  • TAPE SATURATOR adds warmth to sound by simulating the harmonic compression of analog tape - pushed a little harder it delivers a smooth, organic overdrive
  • Thirty-seven filters covering the whole spectrum, from classic state variable low-pass filters, to avant-garde formant filters, with nine employing adaptive resonance technology
  • Vintage sample modes re-create the sound and feel of the MPC60 and the SP1200
  • Time Machine Pro algorithm provides high-quality time-stretching, particularly suited to melodic and tonal material
  • 16- bus system for comprehensive routing options with integrated insert and send effects
  • MIDI file player

  • Modular sound studio with over 70 synthesizers, sound generators, grooveboxes, sequencers and effects, as well as 3,000+ instruments freely available in the Online User Library
  • Two new synthesis techniques, modal and additive
  • Easily modify or construct instruments with a GUI that displays the exact structure of an instrument or effect
  • Full OSC support in plug-in and stand-alone modes
  • Updated OSC settings window for comprehensive setup of OSC based controllers
  • OSC learn and improved OSC and MIDI controller handling for fast, easy mapping
  • New OSC Array modules are designed to send and receive OSC messages in array format using indices
  • Improved sample management: Manage samples when in Play Mode, and more
  • Mouse control fine tuning
  • Bookmark behavior for Screensets

  • Monophonic analog synthesizer for bass, leads, percussion and more
  • Three oscillators, a filter and amp section, and fine tuning, modulation, and glide controls

  • Virtual-analog architecture
  • Comprehensive library with 1,300 presets
  • Ideal for live performances with the integrated step sequencers and effects section as well as a highly flexible modulation concept

  • Semi-modular synthesizer offering a vast range of sonic possibilities, perfect for pads, endlessly evolving soundscapes and synthesizer sounds
  • 2,100 presets
  • Hybrid synthesis architecture with a modulation and effect system
  • Flexible envelope control with 68-stage envelopes
  • One-click sound design

  • Features crystalline, razor-sharp digital sounds embodying the bright, lively sound of FM synthesis
  • 1,200 presets
  • Edit page brings simplicity to the FM synthesis process

  • Polyphonic instrument and effects processor
  • Uses modal synthesis to produce a unique and responsive polyphonic instrument
  • Five audio effects included an amp simulation, 8-pole filter, a flanger, a stereo delay and a reverb
  • 370 ready-to-play sounds
  • REAKTOR PRISM FX is an additional ensemble that works as an effects processor for incoming audio
  • Works as a polyphonic resonator, a complex filter and a self-oscillating sound generator with integrated Gate and Envelope Follower

  • Subtractive synthesizer
  • 200 sounds

  • Over twenty instruments based entirely on samples from legendary vintage analog synthesizers and keyboards from the '70s and '80s, each with an effects section
  • Versatile and easy to use arpeggiator
  • Chord Player creates chords from single notes, especially useful in combination with the arpeggiator
Creative and Studio Effects

  • Six-band equalizer
  • Two fully-parametric mid-range bands and two semi-parametric high and low bands switchable to shelf or bell curves, along with high and low cut bands
  • A/B comparison feature
  • Runs as a stand-alone plug-in in any DAW

  • Features a transparent and neutral sound
  • "Glues" mixes together
  • A/B comparison feature
  • Runs as a stand-alone plug-in in any DAW

  • All-in-one tool for total control over dynamics
  • Stereo compressor with a gate/expander module
  • Ratio, Threshold and Release controls
  • Knee characteristic switchable from soft to hard
  • Runs as a stand-alone plug-in in any DAW

  • Envelope shaper tool for dynamically placing instruments in the mix
  • Bring percussive sounds from the back of the mix to the front
  • Enhance attack on drums and percussion
  • Fix muddy recordings, or reduce reverb

  • Live performance and remix effect which can be "played" like a musical instrument
  • More than 40 effects, including real-time samplers/transformers (e.g. loop, re-arrange, reverse, scratch, heavy granular effects etc.), as well as filters, gaters, delays, reverbs, distortion, wave shapers, ring modulation, and many others
  • Each effect has two parameters controlled by velocity or mod wheel, and is tempo-synced to a master clock or the tempo of an audio host
  • Trigger effects via a MIDI keyboard

  • Convolution reverb based on Zero Latency Convolution technology
  • Over 300 Impulse Responses, providing a range of reverbs from realistic rooms to virtual acoustics

  • Twelve contemporary effects from TRAKTOR PRO, including delays, reverbs, filters, Beatmasher,
  • Transpose Stretch and Mulholland Drive, among others
  • Controlled by only four intuitive knobs and buttons, the effects contain a serious amount of sound mangling potential
Drums and Percussion

  • Drum sampler with comprehensive mapping and sound tweaking capabilities
  • Extensive drum kit library featuring electronic and urban styles
  • 129 kits
  • Effects, intuitive routing and side-chaining with drag-and-drop simplicity
  • Tag-based browser for quickly finding sounds
  • Accepts all current sample formats including MPC kit

  • Two legendary 1960s drum kits, recorded at Abbey Road with vintage equipment, deliver authentic and nuanced drum sounds
  • Each kit has a choice of two '60s snares
  • Drums were recorded in up to thirty different velocity layers, with up to six alternative hits (round robins) for each drum
  • Dedicated mixer section and a range of high-quality studio effects

  • Three premium acoustic kits
  • Fully-featured mixer and effects section
  • Over 3,500 beats and fills

  • Percussion and melodic instruments, playable solo or as polyrhythmic ensembles
  • Intuitive pattern sequencer
  • Seventy-four, pre-programmed ensemble patterns included for instant access to rhythms and melodies, easily triggered with one key, while another key triggers additional solos, fills, and single hits
Guitar and Bass

  • Software for guitar and bass with 17 amps, 27 cabinets and 54 effects to create every imaginable guitar and bass tone
  • Control Room Pro delivers in-depth tone shaping using multiple, movable microphone positions
  • Also suitable for studio and creative effects

  • Virtual instrument that delivers the warm and creamy bass sounds of '70s disco and funk
  • Features an extensive set of playing techniques including sustains, mutes, harmonics, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and more
  • Dynamic fretboard display, chord recognition, random alternation between varying release samples, random insertion of pickup hits and realistic vibrato

  • Amplifier emulation ideal for "heavy riffs," super-fast attack and bone-crunching overdrive, directly modeled on the Pre-500 Dual Rectifier Amp and recording setup of Richard Z. Kruspe (Rammstein)
Pianos and Keys

  • Very large, custom-built upright piano exhibiting a strong low end, crystalline highs, rich overtones, and plenty of punch
  • Suitable for urban pop, film score pathos, soft piano ballads, driving rock riffs or jazzy timbres
  • Two versions
  • 40 presets

  • String sections for modern productions
  • Production-ready ensemble features four violins, three violas, two celli, and two double basses
  • Instrument groups are mapped across the full keyboard range
  • Animator can instantly transform a chord into a staccato, spiccato or pizzicato phrase, rhythmically riffing on the played chord

  • Five legendary organs meticulously sampled and perfectly preserving their authentic character
  • Hammond B-3 - classic, distinctive drawbar organ sound
  • Hammond C-3 - variation on the B-3
  • Hammond M-3 - "Baby B-3," a living room model with smaller tonal range and no fold-back, slightly lighter in sound with less body
  • Vox Continental II - classic transistor/combo organ
  • Farfisa Compact - originally a stripped down answer to the Vox Continental

  • Classic and highly versatile electric piano with all its characteristic dynamic range captured intact
  • 2,000 samples in 24-bit resolution with each of the 64 keys sampled at 16 different velocities
  • "Horizontal Release Technology" chooses release samples from a wave pool depending on how long a key has been held, allowing a staccato note to have a release tone different from a note which is sustained for a longer period

  • Iconic electric piano from the '70s, rich in detail and perfectly preserved in all its analog brilliance
  • Warm and mellow to bright and "barking"
  • Also produces chiming bell-like tones
  • All 73 keys sampled at 12 different velocities
  • Release tones recorded for each of the 12 velocities

  • The sounds of two legends, expertly sampled and brimming with the character of the originals
  • Hohner Clavinet, the highly distinctive electrophonic keyboard
  • Hohner Model N Pianet, a classic electro-mechanical piano

  • Reproduction of an international standard piano
  • Offers enormously expressive power right to the top of the highest treble

  • Detailed reproduction of the contemporary grand piano with a stunning range, consisting of premium samples of a perfectly maintained instrument
  • Use the dry signal or blend in the characteristics of one of four convolution-based locations

  • Traditional, quality piano with a warm and compact sound, offering a distinctly charismatic signature sound, ideal for productions that require something other than a "perfect" piano sound
  • Perfect for use in a broad range of styles including blues, jazz, country, pop and rock
  • Use the dry signal or blend in the characteristics of one of four convolution-based locations

  • Classic concert piano reproducing the "singing" sound of a Viennese legend, beautifully capturing the resonance of a classic continental grand
  • Ten velocity layers per key
  • Use the dry signal or blend in the characteristics of one of four convolution-based locations
In the Box
Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Update from KOMPLETE 2~8)
  • 12 x Installer DVDs
  • $25 e-voucher
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    System Requirements
    Mac Intel Core 2 Duo
    OS X 10.7 or 10.8
    2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
    8 GB free disc space - 90GB for complete installation
    DVD drive
    For plug-in use, host software that supports Audio Units, AAX Native, RTAS*, or VST formats

    *BATTERY 4 and the SOLID MIX SERIES do not support the RTAS format
    PC Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
    Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest SP, 32-/64-bit)
    2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
    8 GB free disc space - 90GB for complete installation
    DVD drive
    For plug-in use, host software that supports RTAS*, or VST formats

    *BATTERY 4 and the SOLID MIX SERIES do not support the RTAS format
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.0 x 4.3 x 9.9"
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