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"I like the fact that Synth Anthology II takes inspiration from the past and is forward thinking. Synth Anthology II is a lot of fancy use and I cannot recommend it enough."Pro Tools Expert. The blog for users of Avid Pro Tools. Pro Tools is the industry standard in recording, editing and production software. Get free tips, tricks, and more.
"After a few hours, I'm pretty impressed. Lots of good sampling of signature sounds from the synths. The programmability is excellent and far exceeds what I expected."Allan H - VI Control. Online forum for television, film, and game composers, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
The sound quality is clean and pristine. The user interface is incredibly intuitive and easy to navigate. This is a stellar sounding plug-in."Gearslutz. One of the largest and most popular sub-communities of Gearslutz.
Hardware Synthesiser Tour De Force
An incredible collection of hardware synthesizer sounds, expertly programmed, individually sculpted with outboard processors, multisampled and mastered to perfection. Synth Anthology 2 delivers the pure and powerful sounds of 77 hardware synthesizers gently massaged and accentuated to taste with the best hardware processors on the market. You'll find everything from classic analogs like the Oberheim Xpander and Jupiter 4 to digital powerhouses like the Synclavier and FS1R to modern classics like the OB-6, Prophet 6 and Minilogue, all expertly programmed and exquisitely sampled, delivering the authentic and unmistakable sound of hardware.
- Massive collection of vintage and modern synth sounds, expertly programmed
- 77 hardware synths, 2,500 presets, 20,000 samples
- The pure sound of hardware with software convenience and a modern interface
Emulations Need Not Apply
No matter how many variables you try to emulate in software there's still something unmistakable about the sound of a real hardware synth, from subtle differences between analog voices to the varied ways different filters bite into your sound; there's a distinct character and energy. Synth Anthology 2 delivers the authentic and uncompromising hardware sound with all the conveniences of a modern software instrument.
So Much Of A Good Thing
There's no such thing as "too much" when it comes to hardware synths. They all have their own unique creative visions, innovations, sonic character and peculiarities. Whatever you're looking for, from analog to digital, vintage classic to future classic, you'll likely find it here. With Synth Anthology 2 you get access to an unprecedented collection of hardware synthesizers, every major manufacturer, every type of synthesis, every era, 77 synthesizers in all. Roland, Yamaha, Oberheim, Sequential Circuits, PPG, Korg, Casio, Moog, ARP, Waldorf, NED, Access, Kawai and more. Load up unique multisampled patches to use in your own sound design or tweak and layer them to make your own.
While the differences between hardware and emulation can be discernible the difference between a straight signal and mastered recording can be night and day. With Synth Anthology 2 our sound designers worked through a magnificent rig of hardware processors including EQs, compressors and effects from Manley, Langevin, Lexicon, Publison, Focusrite, SPL and more. Each patch was hand-crafted and sculpted to perfection, accentuating the natural sounds of the synthesizers with a mastered finish.
Master Of One, Master Of All
Synth Anthology 2 provides deep sound editing capability in a clear and easy-to-use interface. This means you can quickly browse, tweak, edit, effect, modulate and layer sounds from any synth any way you want to. And unlike hardware synthesizers, which require you to learn drastically different front-panel controls and menu systems, with Synth Anthology 2 there's only one. Leaning to use it is fast and painless, and once you do that knowledge will translate seamlessly across the entire suite of UVI instruments.
The Ideal Compliment To Vintage Vault
Unlike most of the libraries in Vintage Vault which offer intimate looks at specific hardware synths, SA2 provides choice timbres from a huge range of synthesizers all in one library. It's a great starting point if you aren't sure what flavors you like or simply want access to a wide variety of synthesis types. If you already own Vintage Vault—SA2 makes a great addition as the entire library of sounds and presets are completely unique, expanding your collection with modern hardware synths and giving you a great launchpad. If you don't own Vintage Vault yet—SA2 represents a versatile and powerful studio addition, loaded with inspiring sounds and powerful effects to keep you going until you’re ready to dig deeper.
What's New in Version 2
25 New Hardware Synthesizers Used to Create Unique Presets
Including Oberheim OB6, Dave Smith Prophet 6, Korg Minilogue, Moog Sub37, Novation Basstation 2, Novation Ultranova, Ensoniq ESQ-M, Siel DK80, Akai AX80, Alesis Fusion, Korg Triton, Roland Juno 60, Roland Juno 106, Emu Emax, ARP Odissey, ARP Quadra, Formanta Polivoks, Vermona Tiracon 6V, Moog Source, Studio Electronics Boomstar 5089, Moog Polymoog, Roland JX8P, ARP Chroma Polaris, Yamaha CS20m and Elka EK44.
- 500 newly crafted presets
- Clean and modern interface design
- New effects including Sparkverb, Thorus, Phasor, Dual Delay and Redux
Access Virus C • Akai AX80 • Alesis Andromeda • Alesis Fusion • ARP Chroma Polaris • ARP Odissey • ARP Quadra • Casio CZ-1 • Casio VZ-1 • Clavia NordLead • Dave Smith Prophet 6 • Elka EK44 • Elka Synthex • Emu Emax • E-MU Emulator 2 • Ensoniq ESQ-M • Ensoniq Fizmo • Ensoniq SQ80 • Ensoniq VFX • Fairlight CMI IIx • Formanta Polivoks • Kawai K3 • Kawai K4R • Kawai K5000 • Korg DS8 • Korg DSS1 • Korg DW8000 • Korg Minilogue • Korg MS20 • Korg M1 • Korg PS-3200 • Korg Triton • Korg Wavestation • Mellotron M400 • Moog MemoryMoog • Moog MiniMoog • Moog Polymoog • Moog Source • Moog Sub37 • NED Synclavier 2 • Novation Basstation 2 • Novation Nova • Novation Ultranova • Oberheim Matrix 6 • Oberheim OB6 • Oberheim OB-X • Oberheim Xpander • OSC OSCar • PPG Wave 2.3 • Roland D-50 • Roland JD-800 • Roland Juno 60 • Roland Juno 106 • Roland Jupiter 4 • Roland Jupiter 8 • Roland JX8P • Roland TB-303 • Roland VP-330 • RSF Kobol • SCI Prophet 5 • SCI Prophet VS • Seiko DS301 • Siel DK80 • Studio Electronics ATC • Studio Electronics Boomstar 5089 • Yamaha AN1X • Yamaha CS-80 • Yamaha CS20m • Yamaha DX7 • Yamaha DX100 • Yamaha FS1R • Yamaha SY77 • Yamaha SY22 • Vermona Tiracon 6V • Waldorf MicrowaveXT • Waldorf Pulse • Waldorf Q
- Size - 8.22GB (FLAC lossless encoding, was 15.7GB in WAV)
- Content - 20,395 Samples, 2,518 Presets
- Sample Resolution - 44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz
- License - 3 activations per license on any combination of computer hard drive or iLok dongle
Supported Operating Systems:
- Mac OS X 10.7 or higher (32 and 64-bit)
- Windows 7 or higher (32 and 64-bit)
- 9GB of disk space
- Hard Drive: 7,200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
- 4GB RAM (8 GB+ highly recommended for large UVI Soundbanks)
- Runs in UVI Workstation version 2.6.8+, and Falcon version 1.2.0+
- Free iLok account/Manager is required (USB iLok dongle is not required)
- Internet connection for the license activation
- Audio Units, AAX, VST, Stand-alone
Tested and Certified in
- Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6, Maschine 1 & 2, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble 5, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3, Main Stage 3, MuLab 5.5+
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