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SampleTank 4 MAX v2
release date: 24.04.2023

SampleTank 4 MAX v2

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AAX Native, AU, Mac, Standalone, VST2, VST3, Win

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$ 275.13299

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A massive sound library with over 600 GB and 18,000 instrument presets

SampleTank 4 is your “go to” workstation for music creation with a rescalable interface, a massive sample library and a cutting-edge sound engine with efficient disk streaming. What might usually take dozens of plug-ins can be accomplished right inside SampleTank 4, for lightning-fast workflow that keeps your inspiration going.

SampleTank 4 offers

  • A massive sound library with over 600 GB and 18,000 instrument presets
  • A choice of configurations to fit every musician’s needs and budget
  • Dedicated Layer interface to set up layers and splitting points faster
  • 4 “Player” sections that turn presets into grooving performances
  • Faster mixing with in-interface access to all mix settings and onboard effects
  • 13 additional effects plus a effects modulation matrix to shape your sound
  • Full MIDI control and seamless integration with iRig Keys I/O controllers
  • Redesigned Live mode to build sets with extended live performance controls
  • Simplified installation and updates via IK Product Manager

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Find any type of sound fast and tailor them to your needs with the new deep, powerful editing options and a new modulation matrix. Dynamic “groove players” – an arpeggiator, strummer, and pattern and loop players – turn your sounds into songs faster than ever. The live mode makes SampleTank 4 the perfect performance partner, with the ability to create entire set lists and easily map every parameter just how you need it.

SampleTank 4’s fully redesigned sound Browser allows you to surf among the thousands of included sounds, and filter them by timbre, style, genre, mood, and more, to narrow down the exact sound fast or inspire your creativity with unexpected options. Detailed descriptions of each sound, effects and macro provide all the information you need at a glance, letting you focus on your music. SampleTank 4 makes finding or discovering sounds so effortless you’ll find yourself reaching for it every time.

Dig Deeper

Working with multiple sounds is a breeze with the dedicated Layer interface that lets you set up layers and splitting points faster than ever.  Opening the “Edit” panel of the Play window reveals the real power of SampleTank 4’s completely re-designed sound engine, letting you dig into even the smallest detail.

  • Choose from 16 filters, edit envelopes, oscillators, portamento, polyphony, and more.

  • Choose from 4 sample engines, including IK’s award-winning STRETCH, to find the right algorithm for your sounds.

  • Edit each element of a sound, from the sustain of a violin to the kick of a drum kit, with different settings for each.

  • SampleTank 4’s modulation matrix gives you complete control over the organic complexity of your sounds. Easily link modulation sources like envelopes, LFOs, oscillators, and even individual instrument element. Your creativity is the only limit to designing even the most intricate soundscapes.

Whether you’re looking to surgically craft a sound or just make an instrument sit better in your mix, SampleTank 4 gives you the controls to make it happen without opening another plug-in.

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Animate your sound

SampleTank 4 turns presets into performances with 4 “Player” sections: the Arpeggiator, Strummer, Phraser and Loop Manager.

  • The Arpeggiator offers fresh ways to create patterns. Draw in up to 16-note patterns, set velocity, length, swing and more.

  • The Strummer lets you set chords, position, direction, and more, and then intelligently creates your accompaniment.

  • Use the Phraser pattern player to browse over 4,000 MIDI patterns and map them to keys fast. Adjust intensity, humanize and swing for infinite variations.

  • The Loop Manager boasts over 7,500 loops available between loop instruments. Pitch, grain, and time controls keeps things fresh.

These 4 powerful new Players make SampleTank 4 one of the most powerful groove creation workstations ever.

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Mix faster than ever

SampleTank has always made it easy to layer and mix sounds, and the Parts interface streamlines this process even more, with visual indications of each sound loaded, and instant access to volume, pan, mute, and solo controls. Mixing is faster and more powerful, with in-interface access to all onboard effects. You can mix an entire track in one window, keeping you focused on the music and not menu-diving.

  • Each track in the mixer gives you access to panning, volume, mute, solo, and routing, so you never have to leave the window.

  • Each track also includes instant in-window access to all 5 effects slots, so you can adjust effects on the fly.

  • The Mix window offers 4 effects sends and master bus, all with space for 5 effects, for professional routing & mixing.

  • SampleTank 4 also adds console channel strips, letting you mix with the sound of legendary studio consoles from all eras.

Hands-on control

SampleTank 4 also adds to its full MIDI control a seamless integration with IK’s iRig Keys I/O controllers. You can browse and load sounds from the DATA knob, control any of the 8 macros instantly from the touch-sensitive encoders, control the transport and even trigger loops or browse drum samples, or launch live-set ups directly from the integrated pad controllers. With SampleTank 4 and iRig Keys I/O, you have an entire production system that’s totally plug-n-play.

From the studio to the stage

A great song deserves to be performed, so SampleTank 4 makes this easier than ever to hit the stage. A unique, re-designed Live mode lets you build an entire set list and gives you the controls you need right at your fingertips for your live performances. SampleTank 4’s Live mode lets you focus on the performance, not your software.

Each song can have its own pre-set tempo, letting you use loops & grooves without needing to adjust settings between songs. And each sound has its own volume control, so you can turn up for your solo without needing to do a thing on stage. Quickly build a set list, and assign program change messages to each sound so you can switch directly from your controller.


The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

4.0 of 5  
29.10.2023 Sprache: deutsch

Sehr umfangreich, über 600 GB,Installation etwas kompliziert,ohne die sehr gute Unterstützung vom Support von Bestservice wäre es sehr kompliziert gewesen,Installation dauert sehr lange,da viele ,da grosse Anzahl von Instrumenten/Presets,Handhabung einfach,Klang sehr gut



  • macOS 10.10 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i5 recommended)
  • RAM: 4GB (8GB recommended)
  • requires an OpenGL 2 compatible graphics adapter


  • Windows 7 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Intel Core i5 recommended)
  • RAM: 4GB (8GB recommended)
  • requires an OpenGL 2 compatible graphics adapter
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