Toontrack has launched the previously announced Superior Drummer 3, a major update to its flagship drum instrument for Windows and Mac.

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3

The update offers a completely new and improved workflow, integrated drum audio to MIDI conversion, 35 mixer effects, scalable interface, detachable windows, a comprehensive MIDI library and more.

More than just a drum production tool, Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 is an entire virtual studio which provides an extensive and unrivalled set of options to creatively craft and design your drum sound without restraint.

Taking the Superior legacy to the next level, Superior Drummer 3 has been completely redesigned from scratch to offer a completely new workflow with a huge number of additional features and an unparalled core library of raw sound material. Superior Drummer puts you in control.

Superior Drummer 3 features

  • Over 230 GB of raw, unprocessed sounds in 44.1 kHz/24 bit.
  • 6 Drum Kits and additional instruments.
  • Recorded with an additional eleven separate room microphones set up in a surround configuration for a complete immersive experience.
  • Playback in stereo or up to 11 channel surround systems.
  • Engineered by George Massenburg.
  • Integrated offline audio to MIDI conversion.
  • Approx. 350 vintage and classic drum machine sounds.
  • 35 mixer effects.
  • New and improved scalable interface with detachable windows.
  • Edit Play Style, Tap2Find, Song Creator and Song Track features as well as improved workflow and search functionality.
  • Built-in MIDI grid editor.
  • DAW automation for built-in macro controls.
  • Drag & drop and import for individual and third party samples.
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts.

Superior Drummer 3 (VST/AU/AAX) is now available from Plugin Boutique for £289 GBP. Upgrades and crossgrades are available to Superior Drummer and EZdrummer 2 users.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Toontrack Superior Drummer 3

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