0% Interest for 24 Months! Learn more »
(800) 222-4700
  • Español: (800) 222-4701
Microphone Month

Native Instruments Komplete 9 Ultimate Update from Komplete 8 Ultimate Reviews

5.0 stars based on 5 customer reviews
  • from falmouth, M.A USA August 8, 2013Music Background:

    komplete 9 ultimate

    it is the greatest thing i ever got for my studio

  • from Decatur Il July 8, 2013Music Background:
    Composer, Producer

    There is no better stating point

    I have to say, this Komplete package lives up to its name. I've been doing virtual orchestration and electronic, ITB production for ten years now. I have collected MANY virtual instruments, sample libraries, and VST effects over the years, piece by piece, to get to a point that I could do really pro sounding work. There is no doubt in my mind, that someone just starting out in this type of production couldn't make a better first decision than to buy Komplete Ultimate.

    If you are serious about orchestral production, you will certainly want more detailed and specific libraries in the future but this is a great starter with a more than just the huge Kontakt orchestral library. Now it comes with the Session Strings, Action Strings, and the Session horns which I just used to do a convincing big band arrangement for a webisode.

    I have barely grazed the synths but I have used FM8 long before this collection. It is amazing in what it can do. The other synths are crazy deep and full f potential also.

    One of the surprises for me so far have been the incredible included reverbs. The RC-24 and 48 are no joke at all. They both sound wonderfully lush.

    A quick mention to Alicia's Keys. It is my new favorite VI piano. I have maybe 7 or 8 others and this is my new favorite as a piano player.

    Just the things I've mentioned so far basically make this package totally worth the price of admission and there is SO MUCH MORE to see and hear in there.

    This is simply the best way you could spend your money to get started in virtual music production and a great supplement to producers that haven't yet embrace Native Instruments.

  • from Severn, MD June 18, 2013

    Full Production Kit

    Given that there are several companies out there who have their own niche for virtual instruments. I am really impressed with the quality of these products and they level of detail to replicate the realism of the instruments.
    Would like to give a big thanks to Andy Miller my Sales Rep, for the expert guidance. I am quite the compulsive shopper and Andy has never steered my the wrong way. His experience as a musician and studio engineer have been invaluable in making the right choices for all the gear i have purchased from Sweetwater

  • from May 21, 2013Music Background:
    Music Production

    A great value

    The sheer amount of samples and plug-ins is amazing. The fact that they are all high quality and very usable is a bonus. You won't find a better virtual instrument bundle for the price...or any other.

  • from Bismarck, ND April 13, 2013Music Background:


    Updated from Komplete 8. So much here to work with. Install with hard drive was very straightforward. Plugged in to dual USB ports on my PC laptop and just let it go. Took all of 4 hours. The update only ended up adding about 150 gig's or so to my hard drive. Everything installed without a problem. A few updates to run. Two items to download from NI website. But everything is explained very clearly if you just read it as you go. Battery 3 stayed on with Komplete 8 and Battery 4 is now on with Komplete 9 Ultimate. So it didn't erase any session info for me. Action Strings are simple and ROCK. Damage is sweet. Evolve is great. Really, everything is just really, reallly good stuff that you can just start playing around with right away.

Questions about the Native Instruments Komplete 9 Ultimate Update from Komplete 8 Ultimate?

Sweetwater's Sales Engineers are regarded as the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the music industry, with extensive music backgrounds and intense training on the latest products and technologies. They are available to offer you personalized product advice any time you need it.

Type your question below or call us at (800) 222-4700

Thank You!

Thank you for your request. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer will get back to you shortly. You can also call us toll free at (800) 222-4700, Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri 9-8, and Sat 9-7 Eastern.

Enter the Giveaway