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XCHANGE Virtual Instrument Collection   

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14 top virtual instruments in one bundle.

The Virtual Instrument Collection is the work of 11 of the world's most innovative music technology companies. It is an outstanding collection of software tools you need to make music quickly and efficiently with top-quality audio results. This collection offers a vast and inspiring array of virtual instruments including analog synths, pianos, drums, sound effects and even cloud storage. Best of all, this collection offers all these tools at an unbelievable, working-musician price.

Arturia Analog Laboratory - Powerful software for analog synthesizer timbres.
Whether you need huge pads and washes, fat and punchy bass tones or screaming lead timbres, Arturia's Analog Laboratory is an excellent software solution for all of your analog synthesizer emulation needs. Offers 4,300 legendary classic synthesizer sounds from Arturia's vintage analog recreations, with a unique interface to tweak them all as well as the ability to edit each of them in depth.

Arturia Spark EDM - Choose from 30 kits all geared towards electronic music production.
SPARK EDM brings a complete and powerful production suite to the Electronic Dance Music producer. Featuring a comprehensive library of 30 kits / 480 instruments and 960 patterns, varying from big room floor filling stormers, to underground tech house gems. Spark EDM delivers the drums, stabs, one shots, and FX that will give your tracks the sound they need to produce dance floor hits. Spark EDM is a complete software package that gives you access to Sparks intuitive workflow, organic sound, using the EDM Library.

Cakewalk Z3TA-2 - Analog-style software synthesizer.
The legendary waveshaping sound of Z3TA+ (zay'-ta) is back - and better than ever. New filters, modulatable waveshapers, flexible effects, expressive control and a gorgeous interface make Z3TA+ 2 one seriously powerful synth. It's not often that a soft synth can be called a classic, but in the case of Z3TA+ it's definitely appropriate. Used on countless tracks over the past decade, Z3TA+'s distinctive sound has been a staple of electronic artists the world over.

D16 Group Nepheton
Nepheton contains 17 fully synthesized instruments perfectly emulating the famous 808 drum machine. All the nuances and details of the instruments sounds are captured perfectly. The instruments models are equipped with additional controls giving you possibility to tweak the sound much better. Listen to the audio examples or just download the demo and try it out. Nepheton has a flexible output configuration. Every instrument's audio signal can be routed to any of the 12 outputs. This allows users to further shape sounds individually or in groups via their favourite plug-ins.

Gobbler 75GB Plan - File backup and transfer tailored for musicians.
Gobbler is the backup, transfer, and organizational tool for managing your media project files and assets. Gobbler solves some of the most frustrating problems that media creators face on a daily basis, without getting in your way or changing the way you work. Gobbler keeps your most important work secure, enables quick and easy collaboration, and provides access to your projects from anywhere with an internet connection. This annual plan offers 75GB of storage and unlimited transfers at 15% savings over comparable monthly plans.

Ohm Force Hematohm - Diabolical audio mangling for the audio alchemist.
Sometimes, you really need to break the harmonic content of a tune. Better than a ring modulator, Hematohm is a frequency shifter. Behind this easy but gloomy user interface, you'll find a machine that will allow you to triturate the sound more than in your most diabolical dreams. This tool of torture is delivered with a vicious envelope follower, a strong LFO and a delay coming from the forgotten depths.

SFX Machine Pro
SFX Machine Pro lets you create your own effects from scratch. It's now compatible with 32- and 64-bit VST and AU host programs. Includes: a modular synthesis preset editor, host tempo sync, an output limiter, over 300 presets, including over 50 new presets, and twice as much delay time as SFX Machine RT.

Steven Slate Drums SSD 4.0 EX - Updated features in this fourth generation of Steven Slate's EX Drum sampler.
Imagine having 25 of the world's best sounding drumkits at your disposal. From punchy tight rock kits, to fat and sizzly vintage kits, and just about everything in between, Steven Slate Drums 4.0 EX takes some of the most essential kits straight from the Platinum collection, and offers them to you at an extremely low price.

Sugar Bytes Unique - Distinct virtual instrument with analog keyboard sounds.
The Unique synthesizer specializes in state-of-the-art vowel sounds and mighty, mighty analog keyboard sounds. With Unique, it takes just a right click on a control and complex parameter rides with internal and external controllers become a joyride. Direct and powerful sounding oscillators create truly distinctive sounds. Oscillator sound can be transformed to vowel formants in many different ways.

UVI Synths Anthology - Incredible collection of vintage synths, comprehensively multisampled.
No mere simulations here - thanks to state-of-the-art sampling technology the character and the power of each classic synth is immediately heard. The best hardware equipment was used to capture every detail of these legendary instruments, including the use of tube or class A compressors and equalizers. This library contains over 2,000 presets, using more than 24,000 waveforms - 8GB in total!

UVI Tines Anthology - The wonderful legacy of electric piano including eight beautiful models.
From 1965 to 2007 these electric pianos have been making waves. Tines Anthology includes a comprehensive retrospective, cataloging the most famous and sweet sound models all in one library. Every sound was captured at 24-bit/96kHz utilizing the best in analog and digital gear to bring you a faithful reproduction of these esteemed machines. Plus, a number of vintage modeled FX are available to further customize your sound, including: speaker simulation, drive, chorus, phaser, spring reverb, tremolo, autopan and more.

XILS Oxium
Oxium is a performance oriented synthesizer, offering both a classic, pure analog sound and modern tones, with awesome real time modulations capabilities, that allow you to play a synthesizer in ways you could never have imagined. Due to its simple and intuitive user interface, Oxium is fast and easy to operate.

XLN Audio Studio Grand - Features a classic Steinway Model D concert grand piano.
The first choice of many pianists, Steinways are famous for their character and unrivaled sound. The included ExploreMaps offer presets in a variety of styles ranging from open and natural to processed and strange. The variety of sounds makes Studio Grand perfect for both production and stage duties.

XLN Audio Modern Upright - Based on a Yamaha U3 upright piano
Regarded by many pianists as a modern classic, the Yamaha U3 has a tight and defined tone with an airy ambience that makes it fit nicely into almost any production. Included presets cover everything ranging from smooth jazz with a mellow, warm tone to bright pop with an upfront sound.



Compatibility Notice: OS X 10.11 El Capitan (release date 9/30/15)
As with all major operating system updates, it is vital to check the compatibility of your hardware and software before upgrading your system. For new computer owners, it' highly advised to check with manufacturers on when they expect their products to be fully compatible with the latest operating system.

FEATURES
  • Arturia Analog Laboratory
  • Arturia Spark EDM
  • Cakewalk Z3TA-2
  • D16 Group Nepheton
  • Gobbler 75GB Plan
  • Ohm Force Hematohm
  • SFX Machine Pro
  • Steven Slate Drums SSD 4 EX
  • Sugar Bytes Unique
  • UVI Synths Anthology
  • UVI Tines Anthology
  • XILS Oxium
  • XLN Audio Studio Grand
  • XLN Audio Modern Upright

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3.0

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1.0

Caution!

By Rastamon

from New Orleans

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • May takes weeks to activate
    • May take weeks to get a response or support

    Best Uses

      Comments about XCHANGE Virtual Instrument Collection:

      I read the reviews that said this product was very difficult to register but I took a chance and now I'm paying for that it's been 2 weeks now I have not been able to register the product I've been writing emails for support but no one has contacted me! If you have weeks to spend trying to register and activate the software go for it! Otherwise... I DO NOT RECOMMEND!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac
       
      4.0

      GOOD bargain---worth ever penny and all the setup time.

      By Paj

      from Suburban Philly

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good vendor support
      • Lots of sounds
      • Quality instruments

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Composition
        • Recording

        Comments about XCHANGE Virtual Instrument Collection:

        I agree with comments made by markeux. 5 Stars (Wonderful) for the instruments/sounds; 3 Stars (average) for the installation/registration/validation/authorization processes. Because of the number of different vendors and their varied protection schemes, it did take me about three days to get through all of the installations, registrations and authorizations. A few of the packages do require iLok licensing, but via the free downloadable iLok software, not a dongle. It is, however, worth it! Gorgeous synth sounds, modern and classic. Great sampled pianos (acoustic & electric), Steven Slate Drums and other drum toys (a virtual pad controller and a virtual TR-808). It's difficult not to just lose hours auditioning and fooling around with the presets---and there's soooo much tweaking that can be performed with the provided software/instruments. Full versions and complete acceptance by all of the vendors. All act as plugins but many also act as stand-alone instruments. A real sonic bargain, especially when on sale! A lot of gorgeous sounds and a lot of stuff for the price of just the included Slate Drums and Cakewalk Z3TA+2. I know that there are a ton of softsynths out there, many for free or cheap, but this is high-grade stuff. A tech friend of mine, who has owned and used and repaired/modified many of the classic synths, keys and pianos (yes, even the Rhodes, Yamahas and Steinways) was floored by the quality of the sounds and the design of the software. It was like watching an adult child opening a long-lost box of Pine Brothers cough drops or a Malo Cup---you could sense that nostalgic excitement (over and over and over and over again).
        BTW, I'm using Windows 10 and there were no installation issues.

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        4.0

        Absolutely beautiful instruments but.....

        By markeux

        from dallas tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fantastic price
        • Great Sound No Complaints

        Cons

        • Installation

        Best Uses

          Comments about XCHANGE Virtual Instrument Collection:

          I LOVE the sounds in this bundle. My only complaint is the amount of time that it takes to install and register EACH product. If you're selling a bundle it should come with an installer that lets you batch load the instruments then and a dialog box that lets you deselect whatever you don't want like every other package on the planet. Instead you have to install and register online (with email verification) every product in the bundle one-by-one. That being said, the value is still there for sure the instruments were an instant inspiration to start writing. Just be prepared to spend 3 days getting the darn things loaded.

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