Hybrid Strings, three Libraries in one, each with its own character and tone, fits perfectly to oriental, eastern and ethnic string arrangements
After a long period of detailed research, development and fine-tuning Neocymatics is proud to announce the release of Hybrid Strings, a Kontakt Library that will bring a new perspective to Virtual Strings.
The purpose of Hybrid Strings is to serve as a Solo String Library but also as a Section one. The aim was to achieve the highest playability and expressiveness possible in real time, with no compromise in quality or diversity.
Due to various tuning scales Hybrid Strings perfectly fits to oriental, eastern and ethnic string arrangements.
- Bright, professional sound that fits in the mix out of the box. Your best choice for magnificent Orchestral Scoring!
- Lush, warm sound, perfectly suitable for realistic solos, covering almost every music genre from Classical to Ethnic.
- Sharp, imposing sound that will cut through the mix. The alternative approach to Strings' sound, bringing new air to your musical experimentations.
- Crystal-clear Audio Quality, Ultra Dry Sound with full control over Room/Air
- Dynamic Amplitude Sound Shaping, controlled through Breath Controller/Expression Pedal or any Midi CC of your choice
- True Legato Performance - Realistic Trills
- Bow-Change simulation
- Real-time portamento/glissando with variable Finger-String contact and full control over portamento time
- Fully controlled real-time Vibrato with variety of techniques/intensity
- Fully controlled String Resonances/Harmonics for every note
- Formant-correct realistic Pitch-Bend action
- Real-time control over Attack Dynamics for both monophonic and polyphonic playing
- Increased playability with only 3 articulations to cover the full range of playing techniques (staccato, spiccato, legato, pizzicato, tremolo, portamento, polyphonic playing) in only 1 patch per instrument
- FX Processor tweaked for every instrument respectively, with assignable controllers for real-time sound morphing
- 30 custom Impulse Responses that will truly transform your sound, ranging from Short Spaces and Early Reflections to Huge Halls and Concert Stages, all recorded at 96 kHz
- Individual Note Microtuning with 200 cents range, including 22 ready presets of Byzantine Sounds, Middle Eastern Scales, Arabic Maqams and Miscellaneous Tunings (Pythagorean, Just Intonation etc) - Ability to transpose every Tuning to any Base Note. All Tunings use precision of 2 decimal numbers
- Full version of Kontakt 5.0.1 or newer required!
Using this library requires a full version of Native Instruments' "Kontakt"!
Please notice: This library can not be played with the free "Kontakt Player"! To use this "Open Kontakt" format, you need a full version of "Kontakt", which is included in products such as Komplete or Komplete Ultimate.
Please check the product description for the required Kontakt version.
The following list shows, whether the respective Kontakt version is compatible with your operating system:
- OS X 10.6 & 10.7 = until 4.2.4
- OS X 10.8 and higher = no longer supported
- OS X 10.6 = until 5.0.3
- OS X 10.7 = until 5.3.1
- OS X 10.8 = 5.0.3 - 5.5.1
- OS X 10.9 = 5.3.0 - 5.6.6
- OS X 10.10 = 5.3.0 - 5.7.3
- OS X 10.11 = 5.5.1 - latest
- Mac OS 10.12 = 5.6.1 - latest
- Mac OS 10.13 = latest
- Mac OS 10.14 = latest
- Mac OS 10.15 = latest
- Mac OS 10.12 - 10.15 (latest update)
- XP = until 4.2.4
- Vista = until 4.2.4
- Windows 7 = until 4.2.4
- Windows 8 & 10 = no longer supported
- XP = until 5.2.0
- Vista = until 5.2.0
- Windows 7 = latest
- Windows 8 & 10 = latest
- Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack)
FOR ALL SYSTEMS:
1GB free disk space
Additional hard drive space according to the library’s size
Stand-Alone | VST | Audio Units | ASIO | CoreAudio | WASAPI | AAX Native (Pro Tools 10 or higher)
For your own protection this library is provided as individual personalized files including a
Digital Water Mark - DWM!