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Note: this is not a physical soundcard; Soundcard is the name given to the sound library.
The Ultimate Sound Bank's UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro is a massive 8GB sample library, loaded with keyboard sounds, synthesized sounds, loops, drums and percussion, fretted instruments, and more. It's designed from the ground up to work seamlessly with Ultimate Sound Bank's new UVI Workstation software, which comes included with UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro and offers massive control over the sounds, and even high-level sound-design capabilities. So, whatever style of music or kind of mood you're going for, you're bound to find the right sound in UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro - for a incredible price.
Ultimate Sound Bank UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro at a Glance:
- Orchestral sounds
- 5,000 drum and percussion sounds
- Massive 8GB sample library
- Excellent GM standard sounds
- Rich keyboard sounds
- 512 synthesizer patches
- Designed to work with UVI Workstation software, which comes included
- Loops of all kinds
- Fretted instrument sounds
Gigantic 8GB sample library
The UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro from Ultimate Sound Bank is a premium sound library that's packed with essential instrument sounds. From keyboards to drums and percussion to full-on orchestral sounds, you'll find it in UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro. This 8GB library actually includes all the sounds from Ultimate Sound Bank's award-winning PlugSound Box on top of a host of more sounds.
Designed to work with UVI Workstation software, which comes included
To take complete control over the sounds, UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro includes Ultimate Sound Bank's UVI Workstation software. It's compatible with AU, VST, RTAS, and MAS plug-in formats on Macs and PCs. It also works as a standalone jobs. UVI Workstation offers a Smart Browser, tempo syncing, simple previewing, MIDI-mapping, unlimited effects and disk streaming, intelligent use of CPU resources, and more. It even comes with a host of built-in effects, including excellent convolution reverb. Alternatively, you can also use the samples with MOTU's MachFive II sampler.
Rich keyboard sounds
If it's keyboard and piano sounds you're after, you'll find them aplenty in UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro. In the sample library, you'll get acoustic pianos across classical, jazz, and pop styles, in addition to more Honky-tonk and detuned-style pianos. There are also famous "suitcase-style" electric pianos, plus electric organ, clavinet, synth-based keyboard sounds, church organ, accordion, celesta, vibraphone, music box, and xylophone.
Fretted instrument sounds
Ultimate Sound Bank gave the UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro a ton of old school fretted instrument sounds, including a wonderful acoustic guitar section. There's an exceptional "Spanish-style" nylon guitar, famous 12- and 6-string acoustic guitars, plus Dobro and Bottleneck presets to give the collection color. On the electric side of things, you get several clean and distorted "Strat-style" sounds through famous amps, and even a wide range of Les Paul, 335 and jazz guitar tones. There's also an ethnic section, sporting rare multisamples from instruments such as banjo, mandolin, lute, sitar (and electric sitar), baglamas, bozouki, jubus, oud, lute, saz, and tzouras.
5,000 drum and percussion sounds
Give your tracks that essential backbone using UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro's 5,000 drum sounds. There are acoustic drum kits sorted by style, including jazz kits, natural kits (brushes and hot rods), treatment kits (distortion, gate, and spring reverbs), raw kits (for pop and rock), and then a massive electronic drum section. From the 70s to the 90s, the electronic drum section covers all the classics, sorted by the machine from which they originate. What's more, there are stylistic electronic kits to handle your dance, electro, house, techno, jungle, disco, lo-fi, and vinyl-style needs. You've also got a host of 60 interesting percussion instruments to give your rhythm character. Instruments include congas, djembe, bongos, triangle, shakers, castanets, darbuka, woodblock, berimbau, timables, rainstick, and many more.
512 synthesized patches
Enjoy a wealth of modern and retro synthesized sounds, with UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro. You get a range of analog and digital sounds. The "World of Synthesizers" collection focuses on genuine synthesized sounds taken from machines and sound modules, for a sound much like many hardware units. Synth categories include leads, organs, piano-like, textures, pads, soft pads, filter sweeps, basses, voices, flutes, composites, tines and bells, and more.
Excellent GM standard sounds
Following the standard for GM sound classification, Ultimate Sound Bank's UVI Soundcard Plug-in Pro offers a complete "Global Collection," to give you great-sounding GM presets. In fact, there are 128 presets containing "light" versions of the original 128 GM presets. Plus, 7 GM drum kits are included with another 7 "light" GM drum kits.
With the Ultimate Sound Bank UVI Soundcard Plug-in Pro, you have premium orchestral sounds in reach, thanks to its truly pro orchestral library. The library features a ton of articulations, so you can realistically make a pro orchestral arrangement. There are staccato, marcato, spicato, sustain with and without vibrato, pizzicato, and runs. As for instruments, you get strings (violin, viola, cello, contrabass), brass and woodwinds, mallets, percussion, and an excellent collection of men, women, and children choirs with both vowels and consonents.
Loops of all kinds
With this massive collection, you'll enjoy having hundreds of carefully sliced loops across a range of genres. There are acoustic, urban, electronic, acoustic and electric bass, guitar riffs, percussion, and vocal loops.
Ultimate Sound Bank UVI Soundcard PlugSound Pro Features:
- 8GB sound library
- Includes UVI Workstation software
- Also works with MOTU MachFive II
- Features keyboard sounds, fretted instrument sounds, synthesized patches, percussion sounds, GM standard sounds, orchestral sounds, and loops
- iLok key required
- 1GB RAM, 8GB free hard disc space, DVD-ROM drive
- Mac: OSX 10.3.9 or higher, G5/G5 (1.5GHz minimum) or Intel
- PC: Windows XP, 2 GHz Pentium IV or better CPU