Native Instruments Komplete 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Educational Institution Discount - Add-On License)

Native Instruments Komplete 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Educational Institution Discount - Add-On License)

Native Instruments Komplete 9 - Virtual Instruments and Effects Collection (Educational Institution Discount - Add-On License)

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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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NOTE: This product is an educational discounted version available to qualified, accredited academic institutions only (not for individual teachers or students). Proof of current educational status is required. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us prior to purchasing.

Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 overview

  • 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 software includes a $25 e-voucher for use in the NI Online Shop, valid for 3 months from registration.

Note: This item provides an additional license for school and educational institutions that have previously purchased the 5-Station Lab Pack (not available to individual students). Proof of status is required.


  • 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 (Educational Institution Discount - Add-On License)
  • 12 x Installer DVDs
  • $25 e-voucher
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Native Instruments KOMPLETE 9 specs

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    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

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