Steinberg has announced the immediate availability of Absolute 4, a collection of standalone or plug-in instruments for VST, AU, and AAX hosts.
Absolute 4 is a celebration of the best synthesizers and workstations that Steinberg has to offer, unleashing infinite creative possibilities with 10 instruments alongside thousands of presets and samples. Spanning more than 100 GB of sounds, Absolute 4 includes HALion 6, the powerful sampling and sound creation instrument, HALion Sonic 3, the new Groove Agent 5 virtual drummer, The Grand 3 with its many beautifully crafted piano emulations, and the granular synthesizer, Padshop Pro, as well as the classic virtual analog synthesizer, Retrologue 2. And the list goes on: Prime Cuts and Rock Essentials Style expansion sets for Groove Agent, Granular Guitars for Padshop Pro, Dark Planet, Hypnotic Dance, Triebwerk and more are readily available to add even more content to the arsenal of sounds.
Senior Marketing Manager, Florian Haack, commented: "We're elated to be able to announce the fourth iteration of Absolute at this year's NAMM show. The many instruments offer endless inspiration for creating music. Factor in HALion 6 and you're treated to a plethora of sounds, dialed in through many presets and instruments."
- More than 100 GB of sounds and virtual instruments.
- New: Groove Agent 5: The very best in electronic and acoustic drums.
- New: Granular Guitars expansion for Padshop Pro.
- New: Prime Cuts expansion for Groove Agent.
- New: Rock Essentials Style Expansion for Groove Agent.
- New: AAX support for all plug-ins.
- New: HiDPI support for all plug-ins.
- HALion 6: Ground-breaking virtual sampling and sound design system.
- Build your own instruments with the Macro Page Designer in HALion.
- High-end synthesizers the likes of Retrologue 2 and Padshop Pro.
Availability and pricing
Absolute 4 is available through the Steinberg Online Shop for 499 euros, including German VAT.
Customers who have activated Absolute 3 since November 1, 2018, are eligible for a free, downloadable Grace Period update to Absolute 4.