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Discovery Pro

Synthesizer Plugin by discoDSP
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Discovery Pro by discoDSP is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin and a Software Application for macOS, Windows and Linux. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, a VST 3 Plugin, an AAX Plugin and a Standalone Application.
macOS 10.13 or higher
Sample Formats
Loads and/or Saves
DWB, SF2 (SoundFont), WAV
Copy Protection
Online Activation (Challenge / Response)
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KVR Rank

Overall: 442   351   435   69

30-Day: 420; 7-Day: 534; Yesterday: 207

Ultimate virtual analog synthesis with 4 layers, 12 oscillators, WAV and SoundFont support, PADSynth re-synthesis, and 2X oversampling. Includes Nord Lead 2 SysEx import and export, enabling seamless integration with existing sounds. This synthesizer and sampler provide endless options for sound creation and shaping, making it a powerful tool for any musician or producer.


Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 4.75 from 5 reviews
Discovery Pro

Reviewed By bartykill [all]
September 7th, 2022
Version reviewed: 7.5 on Windows

Great original sound! I was thinking about buying this synth for years, finally did and no regrets at all! Amount of presets is really satisfying too.

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Discovery Pro

Reviewed By SmoothMountain [all]
February 26th, 2020
Version reviewed: 6.9 on Linux

Great synth.

From the dates of other reviews, this bad boy has been around for a while... I use it a lot, for basses, comping/chords, wild synth tones, it's really versatile.

Glad I bought it.

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Discovery Pro

Reviewed By tommyzai [all]
December 17th, 2012
Version reviewed: 10.7.4 on Mac

Discovery Pro by discoDSP is an inspiring virtual analog synth that is capable of creating just about any synth sound, but where it really shines is with leads and bases. The analog oscillators and unison mode really help to create a punchy sound that can come to life with its wet, juicy filters. There are 12 filters, including one that's very Moogish. The mod wheel parameters and morphing capabilities are outstanding. The interface is straightforward and easy to navigate, making preset tweaking a cinch. For those not interested in sound design, there are many great presets easily found in the user-friendly patch browser.

Discovery Pro is one of those rare synths that sound great with or without effects. The raw sound of this synth is really, really good, even naked. I rarely use on-board arpeggiators, but this one is quite special, featuring all kinds of gate effects that help create butt shaking, head jerking grooves. Discovery Pro also has wave-sample import, which allows the user to create endless timbres of sound. The manual covers all the basics, and the customer support is fantastic via KVR threads and timely replies by the developer. This is one of the few VSTis I have that is easy on my CPU and wallet.

All in all, Discovery Pro offers a fat sound for not much processing load or $ — it's a great value! Three thumbs up! Thank you discoDSP for creating Discovery Pro, a fantastic synth for now and for the future!

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Discovery Pro

Reviewed By fisherKing [all]
April 27th, 2012
Version reviewed: 5.6 on Mac

ok. i decided it was time to change things up, and throw some challenges at my workflow.
so i sold a couple of synth plugins (right here at kvraudio), and decided to add some new ones.
discovery pro is one of them.

i had heard it several years ago thru a friend; so i googled it a couple of days ago.
was pleased to see it had recently been updated, and (important for me) was now a 64bit AU for mac (am on lion).

downloaded it yesterday, and have been exploring it since last night.

there's a lot more to it than meets the eye; i need to check out layers, and sample import, for instance, and definitely will need some time for this.

but there's a huge sound library to start with, and there are commercial soundbanks available. that's good…i like having a LOT of presets to play with (and then i will tweak them to where i need them); that's my modus operandi.

the sound…it's pretty good. i made a track entirely from DP (including drum sounds), and am pleased.
but, again, i definitely need 'study' time with the plugin… i kept changing a sounds attack but not really hearing it..until i realized i needed to change it for all layers.

lots of great pads, arpeggiated lines. very synth-sounding, but, hey, it IS a synth. if i want a piano, or real strings, i'll turn to the sampler in Logic.

it definitely has it's own character, sounds very different from my other plugins. that's good, am trying to keep my setup minimal, so everything should be distinctive.

it's all new, again, so i need more time to really get in to it. but it's a great, deep synth; can sound both modern and/or vintage; i want both of those things.

highly recommended. check out the demo, as always, a good place to start...

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Comments & Discussion for discoDSP Discovery Pro

Discussion: Active
17 December 2012 at 6:31pm

Fantastic plugin. Highly recommended!

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