Previously offered for 49 GBP/USD/EUR or free for those willing to complete a questionnaire, Spitfire Audio’s critically-acclaimed BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover plugin is now be available to instantly download for free.

The change makes it even easier for music-makers of all kinds to add professionally recorded strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion to their tracks – whatever genre of music they make. It also makes Discover an even more accessible entry point for anyone wanting to explore orchestral composition, including aspiring film, TV and game composers. All you need is a compatible DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) and a Spitfire Audio account.

Working in close collaboration with BBC Studios – one of the world’s most renowned orchestras – BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover is a straightforward and inspiring gateway into orchestral composition, featuring the same professional and detailed recording process as both the Core and Professional editions, in an incredibly lightweight and accessible package. A remarkable sound despite its size being only 200MB.

Spitfire Audio has selected 33 instruments — spanning Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion — and 47 techniques available with one professionally mixed signal, enabling you to write instantly great-sounding orchestral music — presented in a beautifully designed, easy-to-use plugin, with simple controls and compatible with any major music creation software from Garageband to Pro Tools.

Spitfire Audio co-founder Paul Thomson explains:

“Our ambition for…DISCOVER is that it becomes the absolute entry point for anybody wanting to discover orchestral music, with all of the instruments that you would need to create basic orchestrations, but with a very much reduced footprint and reduced articulations.”

BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover can be downloaded in VST/VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats for Windows and Mac. Anyone who has purchased Discover in the last month will receive a gift card to the value of 49 GBP/USD/EUR, which can be redeemed by contacting Spitfire Audio’s customer service team.

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