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Now is your chance to score all the IK Multimedia software you've been wanting—take your pick.
Now is your chance to score all the IK Multimedia software you've been wanting. Products included in MultiBox 1 (you get to chose the single title you want from the list below):
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix
AmpliTube 2 Live
Miroslav Philharmonik Classik Edition
SampleTank 2.5 L
T-RackS 3 Vintage Tube Compressor
T-RackS 3 Vintage Tube Program Equalizer
T-RackS 3 Opto Compressor
T-RackS 3 Brickwall Limiter
T-RackS 3 Linear Phase Equalizer
T-RackS 3 Classic Compressor
T-RackS 3 Classic Multi-band Limiter
T-RackS 3 Classic Clipper
T-RackS 3 Classic Equalizer
T-RackS 3 Complete Mastering Suite
Below is more detailed descriptions of each individual product:
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix Software Plug-In is an exact software reproduction of the entire Jimi Hendrix effects, amplifier, and speaker cabinet rig in a single plug-in.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix brings you virtual representations of the stompboxes, amps, cabinets, and mics that contributed to make Hendrix's legendary sound. It's a complete collection of rare vintage gear right at your fingertips, carefully modeled with proprietary AmpliTube 2 DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology at its best and accurate craftsmanship from actual gear of the time period.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix is not only perfect for guitarists interested in getting that unmistakable Hendrix sound or those searching for the ultimate collection of vintage gear in one product, it's also a great add-on for AmpliTube 2 users. Most of the AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix models are brand new and not included in AmpliTube 2, making the Hendrix edition a fantastic way for AmpliTube 2 users to expand the available stomps, amps, cabinets, and mics.
•The first authentic software recreation of the complete guitar amp and effects rig of Jimi Hendrix
•Includes models of extremely rare and collectible vintage stompboxes, amp heads and cabinets
•A legendary sound that has marked the evolution of modern rock guitar and has influenced some of the greatest guitarists of our time
•Powered by the award-winning AmpliTube 2 engine featuring proprietary techniques such as DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) for achieving the most accurate emulation of guitar amps and effects
The Jimi Hendrix rig
Hendrix's sound is a unique mix of high volume, feedback control and a exclusive, personal usage of guitar effects which was a breakthrough for its time. By then Hendrix was one of the first guitarists to experiment with the full expressive possibilities of electronic effects, which were a fundamental part of his sound. Electronic effects were a technological novelty in the 60's with semiconductor electronics in its infancy and the very first commercially available germanium transistors introduced in the mid 50's gradually replacing tubes in the next two decades.
IK has gone the extra mile in accurately modeling all the most important components of the Hendrix rig not only using proprietary AmpliTube 2 DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology at its best, but collecting all the original vintage stomps, amplifiers and cabinets and fine tuning the software emulations by ear with accurate craftmanship to achieve incredibly realistic modeling results. A sound that will bring you back to the Woodstock era.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix offers the same 2 series/parallel rig structure of AmpliTube 2 and ensures a complete and flexible rig structure that can be used not only to recreate the authentic tones of popular Hendrix tunes but since the modeled gear in this product is in such high demand by guitarists, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix is a fantastic tool for many styles of modern rock.
IK Multimedia AmpliTube Metal is amp and stompbox modeling software dedicated entirely to heavy metal gear. To get their sound, some the best metal producers have upwards of $30,000 worth of amps, cabs, and effects alone. And when you factor in mics, preamps, and other studio tools, having similar tonal options would be out of the question for the rest of us—but not any more. IK's AmpliTube Metal can outfit your virtual studio with a "shock and awesome" arsenal of 48 highly acclaimed models of modern and vintage amplifiers, cabinets, stompboxes, and rack effects. Based on IK's award-winning AmpliTube 2 software, AmpliTube Metal offers an iconic collection of gear models that recreate 4 decades worth of amazing metal tone.
AmpliTube Metal is a complete collection of ultra-realistic models of classic metal gear, from legendary, hard-to-find Japanese originals to classic British and American essentials. It includes 14 stomp boxes, 5 amp models, 9 cabinets, 6 mics, 9 rack FX, and a tuner for 48 never-before- heard models. It adds exciting new high-gain sounds, including models based on the ProCO Rat, Electro-Harmonix Big Muff, Digitech Whammy, many vintage BOSS effects, the Randall Warhead, Peavey 5150, Mesa/Boogie Triple Rectifier, and other great metal gear.
Spanning from the late 70s through the 90s, AmpliTube Metal is the ultimate toolbox for gain-heads of all styles. And if that's not enough tonal options, the included AmpliTube X-GEAR lets blend all the models from Metal with AmpliTube 2, Ampeg SVX, and AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix—with full mixing and matching capabilities for the ultimate mega-rig of award-winning gear models. They can also be controlled via StompIO for unparalleled real-time control on-stage or in the studio.
Here's a sampling of the models and the famous pedals and amps they're based on:
Big Pig (based on Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi)
ProDrive (based on ProCo Rat)
Metal Distortion 2 (based on Boss MT-2)
Distortion (based on BOSS® HM-2)
Distortion Feed (based on BOSS DF-2)
Wahrmonator (based on DigiTech Whammy)
Overdrive (based on BOSS SD-1)
Metal Distortion (based on BOSS DS-1)
Metal Flanger (based on MXR Flanger 117)
Flanger (based on BOSS BF-2)
Wah-Wah (based on Vox 847 wah)
Vintage Metal Lead V (based on Peavey 5150 head)
Vintage Metal Lead (Marshall JMP100 head)
Metal Lead W (based on Randall Warhead 300)
Metal Lead T (based on Mesa/Boogie Triple Rectifier Red Channel)
Metal Clean T (based on Mesa/Boogie Triple Rectifier Green Channel)
AmpliTube 2 Live
AmpliTube2 Live is an effects powerhouse and guitar amp modeling solution with ultra accurate models of sought-after music gear and the ability to mix and match separate components to build your own amps and craft a unique and ultimate tone.
It comes both as a standalone application and a plug-in compatible with your favorite recording software, including Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, GarageBand, and others.
Fully MIDI-controllable, AmpliTube 2 Live is based on AmpliTube 2's unique DSM technology and includes 3 guitar and bass amplifier models of the most sought after vintage gear for a total of 15 amp combination possibilities, 11 effects, a built-in tuner, an amazing selection of more than 128 customizable user presets, and SpeedTrainer, an integrated audio player with pitch and speed control, ideal for learning your favorite songs.
Your choice of vintage 1x12", 2x12", 4x12", 1x15", and direct output (no cabinet, amp only).
9 Stomp models, plus Spring Reverb, Gate and Tuner
A noise gate and spring reverb comes standard along side stomp models of a Graphic EQ, Volume, Wah, Chorus, Delay, Overdrive, Flanger, Compressor and Opto-Tremolo. AmpliTube 2 Live stomp effects can be organized on a virtual pedal board with 5 fully configurable slots.
2 microphone models with selection/position controls
The microphones included in AmpliTube 2 Live are based on 2 classics used in all live and studio situation, and come complete with proximity (NEAR and FAR) and axis (ON or OFF) controls.
128 Customizable Factory and User Presets compatible with the full version of AmpliTube 2
AmpliTube 2 Live comes with 128 presets. All are fully editable with the ability to save an unlimited number or your own. All presets can be changed live using a MIDI foot controller. Emulate the widest range of sounds, and select them live or use them to record and edit within your preferred sequencer. Additionally, all presets are compatible with the full version of AmpliTube 2, so when you upgrade you'll be able to transfer all your settings and continue rocking. Create your next masterpiece with the best-sounding amp simulation ever. Click here to upgrade to AmpliTube 2 full version.
SpeedTrainer is an audio player integrated into the standalone version of AmpliTube 2 Live. The pitch and speed controls make it perfect for learning ANY of your favorite songs. Slow tempos of guitar solos without changing the pitch to track any riffs. SpeedTrainer allows you to drag any WAV or MP3 from your hard disk (even iTunes files) and set loop points easily for playing over and tracking your preferred riffs. Also an included metronome (set by BPM or Tap) is very useful for the studying and practicing guitarist.
If you have a MIDI guitar pedal board, a guitar effects processor that has MIDI output, an expression pedal hooked up to a MIDI keyboard, a MIDI knob box, etc., you can control AmpliTube 2 Live.
Based on AmpliTube 2's unique DSM technology
DSM is a new and exclusive IK Multimedia technology used in the emulation of analog circuitry. DSM was designed to increase the response realism and playability of critical analog circuit models. DSM delivers a dynamic response that continuously morphs and "follows" the incoming signal; in other words, that follows the music. This leads to an accuracy that cannot be found in any other modeling hardware or software today, respecting all the signal nuances exactly like a real analog circuit would do with a grade of realism and musicality never achieved before.
AmpliTube 2 Live is included into StealthPlug
StealthPlug is the first audio interface for guitar and bass integrated into a simple, miniaturized, 1/4" jack to USB cable with full input/output processing for your PC or Mac. It's so easy to use that you will be able to plug into your computer as you would plug into an amplifier. Be ready to rock in seconds and plug into the world of software-based amp/effects modeling and recording. StealthPlug includes AmpliTube 2 Live the full audio/MIDI sequencer Tracktion 2.1 by Mackie, T-RackS EQ 6-band mastering EQ, SampleTank 2 SE sound workstation with 64 sounds and 500MB of Sonic Reality loops with guitar, bass and drum loops.
Includes AmpliTube X-GEAR
AmpliTube 2 Live now includes AmpliTube X-GEAR. By integrating your AmpliTube 2 Live into X-GEAR, you will get instant access to major new features like:
•5 modules including Tuner, Stomp, Amp, Cabinet and Rack effects
•Double rig with 8 series parallel configurations
•1 new Amp and Cabinet
•Custom amp building (with separate Pre, EQ and Power Amp models)
•More controls like Ambience in the cabinet module, advanced automation and more
•Possibility to integrate AmpliTube 2 Live with other "Powered by AmpliTube" software like AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, Ampeg SVX and the brand new AmpliTube Metal into a single interface with full mix and match between the included gear models
•Seamless integration with StompIO advanced USB floor controller and audio interface for using your computer live like the most powerful multi-FX system ever made
RiffWorks guitar software makes recording fun and easy with an intuitive recording interface, InstantDrummer, effects, online jamming, and instant podcasting. RiffWorks lets you capture ideas at the moment of inspiration. Set a tempo and start recording by strumming your guitar. Experiment with song structure using a simple riff-based workflow. Tracks are created automatically as you play. Record multiple takes or layer parts without stopping the creative flow.
RiffWorks is an inspiration platform with a familiar interface that looks like fun gear, not like a complicated DAW. It's easy, fun, and productive because the focus is on playing, not engineering. Record efficiently, stay creative, produce high-quality songs, jam online, or podcast your tunes without ever putting down your guitar. You can also add tempo-matched backups with the included InstantDrummer, REX player, ReWire mixer, and metronome. InstantDrummer provides easy access to full-kit studio drum recording with no programming necessary. It lets you include up to 7 studio-quality effects per layer including wah, multiband distortion, modulation, delay, reverb, compression, and British-style EQ.
Rifflink online jamming
Record and collaborate with musicians from all over the world using the RiffLink interface integrated into RiffWorks. Any musician can join your session and work with you at the same time on the same song. There's even a built-in chat client. Each layer is instantly streamed to other current users as well as saved on the server for users who wish to contribute later.
Instantly podcast your songs using the free RiffCaster broadcasting service that is integrated into RiffWorks.
•WAV (.wav) files - perfect for burning a CD, or using a third party program like iTunes to convert to mp3
•OggVorbis (.ogg) files - a modern, free replacement for the mp3 format. Most sound player applications either have support built-in or there are plug-ins available
•Mix to Riff - bounce multiple riffs down to one layer in a single riff
Record a complete song in bite-sized pieces (Riffs). This unique and fun way to record facilitates experimentation with song structure. Each Riff can include different backups, effects, tempos, lengths, and layers.
Automatic Track Creation & Loop Recording
A new layer is created each time you start recording as well as each time a riff loops. Stack layers on top of each other (bass, guitar, vocals) to create a full riff sound. Use this looping feature to quickly double up your tracks, do multiple takes, etc. Each layer has several controls for mixing and applying effects.
Includes 4 diverse, tempo-synchronized backups to accompany you while you record:
•InstantDrummer provides great sounding drum recordings with adjustable intensity, variation, and tempo—no need for tedious drum-machine programming (8 InstantDrummer Sessions are included for free with the purchase of RiffWorks and more are available)
•REX Player for playing tempo synchronized loop files (REX and RX2)
•ReWire mixer for playing tempo-synchronized loop files with up to four ReWire synth applications like Propellerhead Reason and Ableton Live
•Metronome: Can be used for lead-in, while recording, for a really simple beat, or to add extra flavor in addition to the drummer
Add RiffWork's 7 studio-quality effects to Layers, Riffs, InstantDrummer sessions, and to the Input.
Guitar Amp and Effects Plug-in Support
Amp plug-ins such as AmpliTube 2 Live from IK Multimedia (now included with RiffWorks Standard) and GearBox from Line 6, can be activated, heard, and recorded while playing your instrument through RiffWorks.
Arming the Junt feature allows you to set the tempo and start recording by simply playing your guitar or singing. Junt has a proprietary tempo detection algorithm that allows you to focus on your internal groove.
Miroslav Philharmonik Classik Edition
The Miroslav Philharmonik orchestra workstation from IK Multimedia combines the legendary Miroslav Orchestral and Choir sample collection masterpieces with a dedicated virtual instrument plug-in specifically tailored toward classical sounds and arrangements.
Miroslav orchestral samples are some of the most playable and inspiring sounds ever produced for symphonic arrangements and composition. They've set the atmosphere of hundreds of movies and productions and have become the tool of choice for many Oscar winning composers.
This sound collection contains some of the most beautiful and lush sounding orchestral samples ever recorded, with plenty of feeling and emotion. Miroslav was able to bring out the rich character of symphonic music with a special sound that is unique and powerfully expressive.
For incredible acoustic realism, the string, brass, and woodwind sections have been captured in the proper acoustic orchestral positions inside one of the world's most famous symphony halls, Prague's Dvorák Symphony Hall. No need for simulation with panning, just call up the elements of the orchestra and instantly sound like a symphony. These sounds have a texture, warmth, and beauty that is unique in the sample world.
The Miroslav Philharmonik's virtual orchestra plug-in is based on an enhanced version of the SampleTank workstation architecture, offering 16 multitimbral parts, with full control over the tempo and pitch of the sounds. Each of the 16 multitimbral parts can be loaded by selecting one of more than 1,300 orchestral instruments included in Philharmonik. All of the virtual instruments can be easily found in neatly organized folders within the browser window.
The multitimbral parts can also be saved as combi ensembles, allowing you to load an entire orchestral set with one click. Additionally, each part also offers up to 50 sound-shaping controls, for maximum flexibility over sound sculpture.
The IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik also offers a master effects section with individual parts send capability. These can also be selected among the 20 built-in effects. Another unique feature is the inclusion of a high-quality master reverb in its list of 20 effects, with an easy-to-use version of IK's Classik Studio Reverb. Perfect for obtaining that smooth orchestra sound, are the warmth of the analog EQ and compressors derived from IK's award-winning T-RackS and AmpliTube.
Miroslav Philharmonik workstation features a search function, full MIDI controls of the parameters, zone editing, multiple outputs, and more.
Eminem. Genesis. Shakira. Black Eyed Peas. Outkast. Nine Inch Nails. Herbie Hancock. That's a pretty diverse group of Grammy-winning artists. However, besides the award, they share another thing in common. They've all used IK Multimedia SampleTank samples for their album and soundtrack work. And that's just a small sample of the thousands of professional pop and specialized musicians who have found SampleTank to be their go-to sample software.
This incarnation, the SampleTank 2.5LL Sample Library and Workstation, continues this trend as it still provides you with one of the most wide-ranging sound collections available—with more than 1,800 samples of acoustic grand pianos, electric pianos, strings, brass, winds, vocals, orchestral sounds, drums, guitars, synths, loops, ethnic instruments, and more. The workstation also has the ability to read all "Powered by SampleTank" instrument sounds, including Miroslav Philharmonik, Sonik Synth, the upcoming SampleMoog, Studiophonik, and SampleTron. You can also import your own WAV, AIFF, AKAI, SDII, and SampleCell files for an unlimited range of sounds.
After your initial quick install, you'll be up and running within seconds. The sounds load quick, keeping you in the creative flow. Along with the extensive array of authentic-sounding instruments the virtual instrument sampler is compatible with both PC and Mac computers.
SampleTank 2.5 Sample Software offers more than 50 sampler controls that are accessible from an uncomplicated, intelligible single interface. Three advanced sample engines—traditional resampling, STRETCH and PS/TS—allow unrivaled sound manipulation. The STRETCH engine delivers amazing realism and expression over multi-sampled instruments with options like true glide, bending, staccato and vibrato control, all with an incredibly sumptuous, yet, real sound quality. If your song requires loops, the PSTS engine (Pitch-shift/Time-stretch) lets you synchronize loops with a single click. You can also control tempo and pitch independently of each other making this the ideal beat maker.
SampleTank 2.5 virtual instrument also provides some of the most powerful multi-effects to come in a virtual instrument. Every sound in SampleTank was programmed with fully editable built-in effects—drums load up with reverb and compression, guitars with amp-sim, electric organs with rotary speaker, etc. It's unique system of 5 insert effects per part, with 5 send and 5 master effects, gives you up to 90 effects options available in one powerful production package. You can also work with the algorithms from IK Multimedia's award-winning T-RackS, Classik Studio Reverb, and AmpliTube emulator.
With 2GB of sounds, you can't do much better than SampleTank 2.5. The last version was a big hit with the hitmakers of all genres.
T-RackS 3 Vintage Tube Compressor
IK Multimedia T-RackS 3 is a high-end DAW mastering and mixing software suite with 4 analog-modeled Dynamics/EQ processors. T-RackS 3 provides exceptional audio quality with scores of new and unique features.
T-RackS 3 has all the tools you need to create superb, tube-toned or digital-tuned, mixes and masters, utilizing its 4 top-notch analog classic processors. A new modular chain gives you full control and easy navigation/compare features, while a new complete metering section keeps all the most important variables of your sound under control. IK Multimedia T-RackS 3 also comes with a superior mastering and mixing system that will put a polish on your tracks like no other. It comes with all of this, while adding the beautiful warmth and space of the tube devices it emulates.
Note: All current owners of T-RackS 3 Deluxe suites also have access to the individual modules (included in the package they purchased) as a free download from their IK user area. This allows you to open the individual processors without opening the entire suite, making it more streamlined to use while saving CPU resources.
Modular High-End Mastering/Mixing Suite of Dynamics and EQ processors, including:
•4 classic, award-winning T-RackS processors
•New configurable mastering/mixing chain—run up to 12 parallel/series processors
•New complete built-in metering section with Peak, Perceived Loudness, Phase, and RMS meters, plus a Spectrum analyzer with Peak, RMS. and Averaging indicators
•New standalone and plug-in versions available in the same package for use in all the most popular native DAWs
•New high-fidelity oversampling with crystal clear transparency, for high quality audio processing throughout the entire signal path
•New SCC technology coupled with IK's unique DSM technology provides realistic software emulation of vintage gear
•Extremely easy to use, with style-based presets, full-chain visualization, one-click single module or chain bypass, compare function, multiple audio processing in standalone mode, and much more
All-platform plug-ins and standalone versions in the same packages
•Plug-ins fully integrate with all of today's popular DAWs
•Standalone mode allows for loading multiple audio files, previews them with all-independent settings and processes all of them with a single click
•Standalone mode includes extremely high-quality sampling rate conversion to write
44.1kHz CD files, starting from any sampling rate
•Built-in dithering with various options
•Automation made easy: you can take snapshots within each song and automate processing parameter changes during the song —for example, when passing from verses to choruses, etc, all with a single click
•Non-destructive basic audio editing
4 Classic T-RackS processors
These are all of the original T-RackS modules that achieved cult status. They maintain their great original sonic character, and have only been improved upon to give you absolutely no compromise in the sound quality of the T-RackS 3 signal path.
•Classic T-RackS Compressor, a classic tube stereo compressor/leveler designed for mastering
•Classic T-RackS Multi-band Limiter, a Multi-band stereo mastering limiter
•Classic T-RackS Clipper, a soft-clipping stage to create warm, saturated mastering effects
•Classic T-RackS Equalizer, a state-of-the-art six-band parametric equalizer, modeled on classic top quality analog gear which can now be used in Stereo or MS modes
New SCC technology
With over 10 years of experience in analog-modeled software, IK has been a pioneer in this technology and accumulated plenty of experience in the plug-in field. This has resulted in several improvements like their unique DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) and now SCC (Sonic Character Cloning). SCC has been developed to clone the true behavior of an analog vintage processor down to its finest level of sonic detail for a faithful reproduction of all its tonal characteristics. This new emulation technology produces results that are indistinguishable from the originals, even for the professionally trained ear.
Many pieces of vintage gear tend to have original and interesting circuit topology, due to the creative solutions that engineers were sometimes forced to put into place in order to overcome the limitations of components' technology. However, many of these classic components can't be found anymore because their technology became obsolete and uneconomical. The ones that you can find have aged (some of the best sounding devices are 40-50 years old), playing a fundamental role in giving these devices a unique musicality that is what the purist would define as unmatched by even the most advanced processors today. Finally, many of the unique sonic characteristics of these magnificent vintage units sometimes depended on the erratic and unpredictable behavior of their electronics that would be considered unorthodox and unusable by today's science and standards.
That's where SCC comes in to save the day. Its technology has the ability, through a new analysis method developed by IK, to integrate all of the above and turn it into a mathematical algorithm that, for the first time, is able to take into consideration all of these complex variables and get an exact replication of the original. This is software emulation evolved to the point where it sounds so close to the real thing that you won't be able to tell the difference.
T-RackS 3 Singles are the individual plug-ins from the award-winning T-RackS 3 Deluxe Suite now available for purchase as individual plug-ins separately for one low price per module. Use the one you choose as an individual effects processor that operates as a native VST, AU, or RTAS plug-in. This makes it even more convenient to use inside any popular DAW when mixing tracks.
In addition to being used as a plug-in on individual tracks, all IK Multimedia T-RackS 3 Singles can be integrated into the T-RackS 3 Standard Mastering & Mixing Suite as your audio needs expand. For example, if you own the T-RackS 3 Standard suite, you can add the Vintage Compressor 670 module and integrate it into the 12 slots in the series/parallel chain for sophisticated routing and parameter recall.
You may separately purchase any one of the 10 T-RackS 3 single Effects Processors from the Deluxe Suite, choosing from:
•Vintage Tube Compressor/Limiter model 670: based on the "Holy Grail" of compressors/limiters, the Fairchild 670, with a faithful reproduction of every control, this incredibly accurate dynamics processor captures every nuance of one of the best Fairchild compressors available
•Vintage Tube Program Equalizer: based on what is universally known as one of the best and most musical program EQs ever made, the Pultec EQP-1A
•Opto compressor: optical compression with a special sonic character that audiophiles can truly appreciate
•Intelligent, multi-algorithm Brickwall limiter: multi-algorithm Brickwall limiter that can really make your masters loud without squashing them to a lifeless sound—unless you want that
•High precision, high definition Linear Phase Equalizer: an accurate, high-definition, high-precision EQ that can be trusted for delicate mastering tasks with 6 completely identical bands that can be set to all available filter types, and that can span the whole spectrum range
•Classic T-RackS Compressor
•Classic T-RackS Multi-band Limiter
•Classic T-RackS Clipper
•Classic T-RackS Equalizer
•High quality, high precision, complete metering suite
T-RackS 3 Singles processors' rich, warm sound combines tube-modeled and state-of-the-art digital processors on top of its top-notch analog classics. The complete metering section keeps all the most important variables of your sound under control. This superior set of processor plug-ins will put a polish on your tracks you may have never thought possible. All this, while adding the beautiful warmth and space of the tube devices it emulates.
Don't miss out on this terrific offer!