Native Instruments has announced that Absynth 5, Guitar Rig 4 Pro, Kontakt 4, and Komplete 6 are now available in stores worldwide.
ABSYNTH 5 marks a new generation of the acclaimed semi-modular software synthesizer that is renowned for its unique evolving sounds and textures. The new version enhances the profound sonic capabilities of ABSYNTH with powerful additional synthesis and effects features as well as overall improved audio quality, and offers an ingenious new way to create complex sounds via “mutation” based on musical attributes.
ABSYNTH 5 is available in the NI Online Shop for a price of $199 / €179. An update for owners of previous versions of ABSYNTH can be purchased for $79 / €69.
With GUITAR RIG 4 PRO, Native Instruments raises the bar on sonic authenticity with new speaker emulation technology, and further expands on nearly all aspects that set GUITAR RIG apart as the most capable digital guitar solution. The advanced speaker emulation is also the basis for the versatile new “Control Room” module, which allows users to freely mix and match up to eight phase-aligned studio microphones for each cabinet, providing an unlimited range of high-end studio recording tones.
GUITAR RIG 4 PRO is available in various versions to accommodate guitarists and producers of all categories. The GUITAR RIG 4 PRO software is available for a suggested retail price of $199 / €179 . Further versions of GUITAR RIG 4 include GUITAR RIG KONTROL with included foot controller/audio interface ($449 / €399), GUITAR RIG 4 ESSENTIAL as a more affordable software version with a reduced feature set ($99 / €89 ), GUITAR RIG SESSION which combines GUITAR RIG 4 ESSENTIAL with the SESSION I/O audio interface ($249 / €229), and GUITAR RIG MOBILE which now also includes the mid-range GUITAR RIG ESSENTIAL software ($119 / €99).
KONTAKT 4 is a new version of the industry-leading software sampler. Taking the unrivalled performance and versatility of KONTAKT for music production, live performance and sound design even further, the fourth generation adds powerful “Authentic Expression Technology,” unique sample compression, an extended studio-grade sound library complete with a convenient new database system, and much more.
KONTAKT 4 is available for a suggested retail price of $399 / €379 at authorized dealers and in the NI Online Shop. An update for owners of previous versions of KONTAKT can be purchased for $149 / €129.
KOMPLETE 6 is the latest version of Native Instruments’ popular software bundle that has become a mainstay with professional musicians and producers. The new collection offers a veritable arsenal of acclaimed instruments and effects that cover all areas of modern music production. KOMPLETE 6 incorporates the latest ABSYNTH 5, KONTAKT 4 and GUITAR RIG 4 PRO versions, complemented by BATTERY 3, FM8, MASSIVE and REAKTOR 5. All included products offer comprehensive compatibility for current host software versions and operating systems.