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 Kontakt Player by Native Instruments is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin for Windows and Mac OS X. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, an RTAS Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
Kontakt Player
Product Kontakt Player
Developer Native Instruments
Price (MSRP) Free
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Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
Operating System Availability
Download Released
 5.5.1  Downloads Released
 5.5.1  Downloads Released
Supported Sample Formats (loads or saves) include
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Copy ProtectionOnline Activation (Challenge / Response)

Kontakt Player powers many 3rd party sample libraries.

Building on the success of its predecessors, Kontakt Player allows for highly playable instruments. Kontakt's powerful Kontakt Script Processor plays a central role in Kontakt Player-based instruments.

Further advantages offered by the Kontakt Player platform are virtually unlimited polyphony and up to 64-part multi-timbrality, advanced surround capabilities, integrated effects including convolution and master effects, a versatile library browser and optimized DFD technology.

Key features:

  • Powerful Kontakt engine.
  • AU, VST, RTAS, AAX, Standalone.
  • Easy library handling.
  • Combines / replaces the Kompakt, Intakt and Kontakt Player 1, 2, 3, 4 instruments.

New features:

  • Customizable instrument GUI.
  • Rack view and Minimized view.
  • 64 times multi-timbral.
  • Unlimited voices.
  • Script Processor.
  • Master effects.
  • Surround.
  • Instrument database.

Kontakt Player is a universal sample player that can load all Kontakt Player compatible libraries from within one software interface. The feature range is dependent on the individual sample library.

Discussion: Active


10 July 2015 at 12:54pmtriggerthehorizon

seems like the latest version is still only 5.5.0.

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