XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection

Drum Software with 6 Kits and Over 6,000 MIDI Grooves - Mac/PC AAX, VST, AU, Standalone
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Create Polished Drum Tracks Fast

XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection packs all of the awesome drum kits found in Addictive Drums 2, plus three of XLN Audio's most popular expansion kits. Once you've found the right kit for your track use the Transient Shaper to add or subtract snap, then use the Tone Designer for just the right amount of dampening. Use the built-in EQ, delay and reverb to add the final polish to your drum tone. Add new dimensions to your drum sounds with specialty "Trigger" kit pieces like white noise, sine wave, or one-shot samples. Many musicians at Sweetwater have made XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection their go-to solution for producing great drum tracks fast.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection Drum Software at a Glance:
  • Explore a "best of" collection of XLN Audio's drum sounds
  • Beat Transformer makes it easy to match a rhythm to your specific arrangement
  • Find the right groove fast with Grid Search
  • Drag and drop audio directly to your DAW or desktop
  • Compare up to four different snapshots at any time
Explore a "best of" collection of XLN Audio's drum sounds

Addictive Drums 2 contains six of the most popular drum libraries from XLN Audio: Fairfax Vol. 1, Fairfax Vol. 2, Black Velvet, Session Percussion, Vintage Dry, and Reel Machines. With these six kits plus Addictive Drums' outstanding EQ, reverb and delay effects, you'll be able craft iconic drum sounds for rock, blues, americana, pop, jazz and practically any other styles.

Beat Transformer makes it easy to match a rhythm to your specific arrangement

When you find a MIDI groove that's almost perfect for your song, turn to the Beat Transformer in Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection. It's an easy way to shift the rhythm around until it's nice and tight with the rhythm of your instrumentation.

Find the right groove fast with Grid Search

The Grid Search function in Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection lets you narrow down the vast collection of MIDI performances based on whatever groove you're hearing in your head. Let's say you know you want the snare to hit on two and four: just click on those beats in the Grid Search area of the interface, and you'll see just the MIDI grooves that qualify. When you have a basic groove in mind, the Grid Search in Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection helps you find the right MIDI performance in seconds.

Drag and drop audio directly to your DAW or desktop

Once you've crafted your drum sound and have created your ideal rhythms, exporting the performance as audio is as easy as dragging and dropping. Drap and drop individual drum tracks, or the entire kit all at once.

Compare up to four different snapshots at any time

You can take a snapshot of all of the settings in Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection's at any time, and save up to four snapshots for instant recall. Comparing snapshots is one of the fastest and easiest ways to make sure you're using the best drum sound for your project.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Creative Collection Drum Software Features:
  • Drum software for plug-in or standalone operation
  • Includes 6 drum kits: Fairfax Vol. 1, Fairfax Vol. 2, Black Velvet, Session Percussion, Vintage Dry, and Reel Machines
  • Over 6,000 MIDI grooves to help you create drum tracks in any style
  • Fine-tune the character of your drum sounds with Transient Shaper and Tone Designer
  • Unique delay and reverb effects plus powerful EQ give you lots of options for shaping your sound
  • Easily link kit pieces together for fatter or more creative sounds
  • Add depth to your kit with specialty "Trigger" kit pieces like white noise, sine wave or one-shot samples
  • Make any MIDI groove fit with your track's rhythm with Beat Transformer
  • Grid Search helps you find the right MIDI groove based on whatever groove you hear in your head
  • Drag and drop finished drum parts as audio directly to your DAW or desktop
You're ready to make supreme drum tracks with XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2!

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Tech Specs

Software Type Addictive Drums 2 Creative Collection
Platform Mac, PC
Upgrade/Full Full
Download/Boxed Download
Bit Depth 64-bit
Format Standalone, VST, AU, AAX
Hardware Requirements - Mac 4GB RAM or more recommended
Hardware Requirements - PC 4GB RAM or more recommended
OS Requirements - Mac OS X 10.7 or later
OS Requirements - PC Windows 7 or later
Manufacturer Part Number XLNB0009

Customer Reviews

4.5/5
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5/5

So easy

This has got to be the easiest way to get drum tracks down. The only thing that makes it difficult is choosing from all the possible combinations, a great problem to have.
Music background: Musician, Music Teacher
4/5

coolest production tool

Awesome sounding drums and triggers great. I own Bfd3 and this is real cool.
See also: Drum Software, XLN Audio, XLN Audio Virtual Instruments: Drum & Rhythm