BATTERY 3 - Comprehensive Drum Sampler for Mac and PC
Native Instruments has just upped the amperage with the electrifying new Battery 3. The latest version of this acclaimed drum sampler has been given a prettier face and a powerful new engine with a host of sound-shaping options. The Cell Matrix is bigger and more versatile than ever with up to 128 sample cells and is fully customizable. More than 100 kits are included covering an incredibly broad spectrum of musical styles, plus Battery 3 offers adjustable articulations, such as flam, humanize, and roll, for natural-feeling rhythms, while time-stretching allows samples and loops to sync to tempo.Native Instruments Battery 3 at a Glance:
- New 12GB sound library with over 100 drum kits
- Larger, color coded Cell Matrix with up to 128 sample cells
- Adjustable articulations. time-stretching, tempo-matching
Extensive 12GB Sample Library
Battery 3 is armed with an extensive sample library. Over 100 professional kits cover an incredibly broad spectrum of musical styles. From authentic acoustic kits to contemporary electronic collections and ethnic percussion from all over the globe, every genre is represented. Compatibility with most standard sample formats allows seamless integration of virtually any third party libraries.
More Versatile Cell Matrix
At the heart of Battery 3 lies the Cell Matrix, bigger and more versatile than ever before. With up to 128 sample cells, it is now fully customizable - define the number of cells, rows and columns to fit your exact needs. Color-code or select multiple cells for quick and easy management. Step through all your drums of a particular type and pre-listen to samples within the current kit. Battery 3's flexible nature ensures the perfect setup for any situation.
Wide Range of Sound-shaping Features
Battery 3 offers a wide range of sound-shaping features, both for individual cells and on a global level. Adjustable articulations, such as flam, humanize and roll, add a natural feel to your rhythms. The time-stretching feature allows samples to be sculpted and loops to be adjusted to the correct tempo. Battery 3 infuses all your percussive elements with an unmistakable flavor.
- Battery 3 is a comprehensive and powerful drum sampler based on a next generation sample engine
- New 12GB sample library: over 100 drum kits with over 23,000 individual samples and over 2,600 categorized drum cells covering all musical styles
- Improved workflow and usability, fast and intuitive access to all parameters. 8 step-by-step video tutorials included
- Fully customizable Cell Matrix: freely definable rows and columns with up to a total of 128 sample cells
- Improved cell effects and a new master effects section
- Performance articulations: roll, flam, buzz, right hand, etc.
- Beat synchronization with loop import for Apple Loops, REX, Acid Wave and Beat Creator
- Time-stretching feature per cell for creative sample manipulation
- NEW - Graphical waveform now allows samples to be edited on-the-fly
- Sample Purge keeps RAM load to a minimum