Steinberg has announced the immediate availability of Absolute 4, a collection of standalone and plugin instruments for VST, AU, and AAX hosts.

The updated collection comes with 100 GB of sounds and virtual instruments, Groove Agent 5 and more.

Steinberg Absolute 4

Absolute 4 is a celebration of the best synthesizers and workstations that Steinberg has to offer, unleashing infinite creative possibilities with 10 state-of-the-art instruments alongside thousands of presets and samples.

Spanning more than 100 GB of first-class sounds, Absolute 4 lays the foundation for some of the finest software instruments available today. With HALion 6, Absolute includes an extremely powerful sampling and sound creation instrument hailed by discerning sound designers and producers.

At its side stand HALion Sonic 3, the brand-new Groove Agent 5 virtual drummer, The Grand 3 with its many beautifully crafted piano emulations, and the granular synthesizer, Padshop Pro 2, as well as the classic virtual analog synthesizer, Retrologue 2.

Steinberg Absolute 4 instruments

And the list just goes on: Prime Cuts and Rock Essentials Style expansion sets for Groove Agent, Granular Guitars for Padshop Pro, Dark Planet, Hypnotic Dance, Triebwerk and more are readily available to add even more content to the massive arsenal of sounds.

Senior Marketing Manager, Florian Haack, commented:

“We’re elated to be able to announce the fourth iteration of Absolute at this year’s NAMM show. The many instruments offer endless inspiration for creating music. Factor in HALion 6 and you’re treated to a plethora of sounds, dialed in through many presets and instruments.”

Absolute 4 features

  • More than 100 GB of sounds and virtual instruments.
  • NEW! Groove Agent 5: The very best in electronic and acoustic drums.
  • NEW! Granular Guitars expansion for Padshop Pro .
  • NEW! Prime Cuts expansion for Groove Agent .
  • NEW! Rock Essentials Style Expansion for Groove Agent .
  • NEW! AAX support for all plug-ins .
  • NEW! HiDPI support for all plug-ins.
  • HALion 6: Ground-breaking virtual sampling and sound design system.
  • Build your own instruments with the Macro Page Designer in HALion.
  • High-end synthesizers the likes of Retrologue 2 and Padshop Pro.

Absolute 4 is available through the Steinberg Online Shop for 499 EUR including German VAT.

Customers who have activated Absolute 3 since November 1st, 2018 are eligible for a free, downloadable Grace Period update to Absolute 4.

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