Sonex Audio has released an update to its Acoustic Pianos virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Sonex Audio Acoustic Pianos Grand F308

The library includes a 144 GB collection of 9 grand pianos: Yamaha C3, C5 and C7, Fazioli F308, Bosendorfer 290, Steinway D and B, Baldwin and Upright.

Acoustic Pianos features

  • 4 separate mic positions: close (stereo and mono), middle, far, and ambience (room).
  • 12 velocity layers.
  • Sustain Pedal Off / Sustain Pedal On / Release samples.
  • Nearly 800GB of uncompressed sample content (compressed to 144 GB).
  • 76.072 Samples (Kontakt Lossless Sample Compression format).
  • Dozens of ready-to-use presets for creative starting points.
  • Built-in Effects: 3-Band Equalizer, Compressor, Saturation, Distortion, Chorus, Reverb, Delay, Stereo Width, Limiter and more.
  • Full set of effects in the Kontakt settings for further customization.
  • Unique and intuitive GUI has been designed to give you full control over a huge amount of options and effects without slowing down the creative process.
  • Lossless sample compression for better disk streaming.

Acoustic Pianos for Kontakt 5.6 or later is currently on sale for $19.99 USD (regular $99.99 USD). Prices ex. VAT.

The Upright Piano is available as a free download from the product page. This 11.3 GB library includes 7,859 samples.