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Top 10 Best Selling Audio Software of 2022

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2022 is behind us now so we're looking at our sales data and identifying our top sellers for the year. By top sellers we're talking about units sold. Not dollars. This way, regardless of the product category or price we're calling out the most frequently purchased products in the KVR Marketplace. It's an eclectic mix which includes a few surprises. No surprise is Best Service The Orchestra Essentials.

The Orchestra Essentials

Your Fast Track to Orchestral Composing

The Orchestra Essentials is your fast track to orchestral composing. It comes with a carefully selected curation of instruments from The Orchestra, Strings of Winter, and Horns of Hell and is powered by our groundbreaking ensemble-engine. Take your first orchestral steps and create amazing music in no time.

Immediately playable. Incredibly inspiring. Surprisingly simple:

  • Play Your Own Melodies withThe Colors Presets - Orchestral Colors are practical combinations of instruments that can be played live on your keyboard. Use them to freely play your melodies with a section of instruments.
  • Create Complex Arrangements withSimple Chords - Create pulsating rhythms and inspiring full arrangements from any combination of notes. All of this without relying on pre-recorded phrases – you have the full control. It will work, no matter what chord or note you play.
  • Add Full Orchestral Sound in An Instant - In a revolutionary all-in-one package the sound of a symphonic orchestra is at your fingertips. With our groundbreaking ensemble-engine we found an easier way for you to convert your ideas into music.

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80s Spaces

The All-In-One 80's Inspired Reverb Unit

Nomad Factory introduces 80's Spaces in collaboration with MoReVoX; a uniquely designed plug-in that captures the essence of and spacial realization heard on many of the great records of the era.

80's Spaces is an original "80's vibes" plug-in that was initiated by Plugivery CEO Eric Nolot and old time friend Bernie Torelli of Nomad Factory 3 years ago, and is surely the most original and creative plug-in ever built by Nomad Factory.

It "magically" reproduces the typical reverbs and space effect units used by legendary artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Duran Duran, Guns N' Roses, Tears for Fears, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, U2, Eurythmics, George Michael, Phil Collins, Queen and so many others.

https://youtu.be/Wywfw954MCk

Xpand!2

Air Music Technology originally created Xpand! as part of the Creative Collection of instrument plug-ins included as part of Avid Pro Tools. With the release of Pro Tools 8, this widely popular workstation was given new controls, improved features, an additional Gigabyte of sounds, and a new name: XPand!2. As the popularity of Pro Tools grew, more and more musicians and producers came to rely on the incredible sonic firepower of this amazing workstation. XPand!2 continued to evolve, and demand grew. Finally, XPand!2 is now available on its own, available to anyone who hungers for the finest sounds—instantly.

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XPand!2 is a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots, or parts, per patch. Each part is provided with its own MIDI channel, Note Range (Zone), Mix, Arpeggiation, Modulation, and Effects settings—an excellent method for creating individual parts. Harnessing the four parts together to build one amazing Patch is where XPand!2 reveals its true power. The Voice Mode for each part can be set to polyphonic or monophonic. Polyphonic parts can have up to 64 voices; monophonic parts offer First, Last, Highest, or Lowest priority making it easy to designate a bass, lead, or solo instrument.

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OB-Xd is based on the Oberheim OB-X. It attempts to recreate its sound and behavior, but as the original was very limited in some important ways a number of things were added or altered to the original design.

OB-Xd was designed to sound as good and as rich as the original. It implements micro random detuning which is a big part of that sound. However, it was not designed as a self-contained completely independent soft-synth. It needs to be contained within a VST framework where things like transposition, automation, layering, arpeggiation, etc., are available.

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TS

TS2
The Ultimate Audio Editing Software

IrcamLAB TS2 sets a new standard in digital audio editing. It is a powerful audio toolbox application for professionals to edit or magically transform, time-stretch and manipulate audio files.

TS2 has been re-designed from scratch thanks to the amazing feedback and requests collected by users over the years. It processes an accurate real-time sonogram display and handles full automation over the "Master Module" with multi-format plug-in insertion.

As a full mono/stereo audio editor. TS2 can edit any audio regions (Copy, Cut, Paste), transpose, "Transient Design", and offer remix, extensive mastering capabilities and much more with unprecedented accuracy.

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Arctic - Pigments 3

Arctic is the 5th soundbank for Pigments presets series "Biome". As all previous "Biome" soundbanks there are 80 experimental approach designed sounds like polysynths, keys, pads and leads. The sound dimension of the Earth's poles full of character and cold atmospheres. MW and AT mostly assigned to vibrato and pitch change respectively. All 4 macros are assigned to different elements for richer dimensions in your sound.

https://youtu.be/6SjQ90HDWRM

Electra2

Electra2 is equipped with a high quality sound engine, multi layer support and a large range of music production features, all using a friendly hands-on interface that ensures first-timers can easily create sounds and experts can take their designs as deep as they want to.

Featuring 1200 production-ready sounds designed by professional sound designers. A comfortable patch browser to give an instant overview of all available sounds, together with an on-screen keyboard to audition them from within the patch browser.

Electra2 provides many user-friendly control options to tweak factory sounds or craft new ones. Each of its 4 layers consists of a powerful multitimbral synthesizer with 14 different synthesis methods.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GEwcf147_o

Structure

A Sampling Powerhouse

Structure is a multi-timbral instrument with a built-in sample library and editor that enables you to combine, layer, and edit your samples. At its core, Structure has a powerful 128-level multi-timbral universal sound engine that can support up to 8-channel interleaved samples. With Structure, you can create complex, rich patches by blending together multiple samples and effects. Each patch can have an unlimited number of parts, and each part can consist of a single sample, multiple samples, a sub-patch, a MIDI processor, and audio and MIDI effects. All of these elements can be rearranged and tweaked for extensive sound experimentation.

Tundra - Pigments 3

Tundra is a 100 presets soundbank for Pigments 3. It contains basses, pads, leads, keys and synths with a cold atmosphere from the depths of Tundras. Many experimental sounds here like most of our soundbanks that are fitting for many genres from electronic and cinematic to rock and experimental. Many modulation options are included to add new dimensions for a richer sound.

https://youtu.be/Qto8ztcw5P4

Premium Acoustic Drum Software by BFD Drums
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BFD3

BFD3 is the third generation of the flagship software acoustic drum studio: new levels of realism and ground-breaking features in an intuitive redesigned engine.

With stunning new kits, mix-ready presets and modelling technology for tom resonance and cymbal swells, BFD3 delivers uncompromising detail. The revamped interface has a new mixer and sound browser for the easiest BFD experience yet.

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You'll find all of these top sellers plus thousands more innovative audio software products in the KVR Marketplace.

Happy New Year 2023!

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