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Steinberg Releases HALion 5 and HALion Sonic 2

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Steinberg has announced HALion 5 and HALion Sonic 2 virtual music workstations for synthesis and sampling. At a glance, HALion 5 offers two new sound sources: granular synth and tone-wheel organ, a new slicing mode for rearranging any sample to fit your track, an updated FlexPhraser, two new MIDI modules, and Trigger Pad, plus eight new instruments and nine new effects, while HALion Sonic 2 offers eight new instruments, an updated FlexPhraser, and nine new effects.

Both HALion 5 and HALion Sonic 2 are loaded with power. Check out these features:

HALion 5

  • State-of-the-art sampler and sound creation system
  • Up to 192kHz sample rate
  • 32 stereo outputs and 6-channel surround support
  • Powerful multi-timbral audio engine with disk-streaming sample playback, tone-wheel organ simulator, and virtual analog and granular synthesis
  • Library including over 2,500 synthesized sounds and authentic acoustic instruments
  • Flexible user interface with multi-monitor support allows you to customize and save your own windows and screen sets
  • AudioWarp provides cutting-edge time-stretching and pitch-shifting functionality
  • Full VST Expression 2 support for smart articulation editing in Cubase
  • FlexPhraser module drives beats, arpeggios, and complex tonal phrases
  • MegaTrig for easy programming of playing styles and articulations
  • Wide range of high-end audio effects, including REVerence convolution reverb, VST Amp simulation, and many more
  • Cross-platform compatibility: Windows (VST 3, VST 2.4) and OS X (VST 3, AU) plug-in support, including standalone

HALion Sonic 2

  • Easy-to-use yet powerful music production workstation for synthesized sounds and recreation of acoustic instruments

  • Library including over 2,500 instrument sounds created by top sound experts at Steinberg and Yamaha
  • Powerful multi-timbral audio engine with disk-streaming sample playback and virtual analog and granular synthesis
  • Unique morphing filters seamlessly blend between up to four of 24 filter types
  • FlexPhraser for dynamically driving beats, arpeggios, and complex tonal phrases
  • Wide range of high-end audio effects, including REVerence convolution reverb, VST Amp simulation, and many more
  • MediaBay sound management system for immediate access to the libraries
  • Stage optimized workflows with dedicated player view, rapid building of keyboard splits or layers, and switching of entire multi-setups with a single command
  • Full VST Expression 2 support for smart articulation editing in Cubase
  • Cross-platform compatibility: Windows (VST 3, VST 2.4) and OS X (VST 3, AU) plug-in support, including standalone

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    Steinberg HALion Sonic 2 Software Synthesizer Software Workstation with with 15GB Sound Library, 2,500 Factory Instruments, MediaBay Sound Management, and VST Expression Support - Mac/PC VST 3, VST 2 (for activation in the US only) Steinberg HALion Sonic 2 is a powerful software workstation that gives you stunning instrument...
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