Native Instruments Kontakt 4

Native Instruments has announced Kontakt 4, a new version of the industry-leading software sampler.

With version 4, KONTAKT enhances its position as the professional’s sampler of choice. Building on the outstanding features of the previous versions, including the unrivaled audio engine and state-of-the-art semi-modular architecture, KONTAKT 4 delivers new sonic horizons for your music. An expanded sound collection connects you to an immense number of instruments, and the new Authentic Expression Technology is at the cutting-edge of dynamic and true instrument simulation.

Kontakt 4 features

  • 7 world-class instrument collections – 43 GB of sounds.
  • Full-Featured Control Panel for each instrument.
  • Groundbreaking new Authentic Expression Technology for leading-edge true instrument simulation.
  • New attribute-based browser and pre-tagged library.
  • Universal import of virtually any sample format.
  • 19 high-end effects.
  • True 64-Bit compatibility on PC and revolutionary Memory Server for Mac.
  • Library browser with new box view.
  • Enhanced convolution effect with more impulse responses.
  • Wave Editor for intuitive looping, slicing and editing with freely drawable envelopes and MIDI drag and drop.

KONTAKT 4 will be available in October 2009 for a suggested retail price of $399 USD / 379 EUR, and will also be part of the new KOMPLETE 6 bundle. An update for owners of previous versions of KONTAKT will be available for $149 USD / 129 EUR.

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