This is the first version 2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument, and it's a big one.
Omnisphere is among the elite virtual synthesizer programs for producers, composers, and sound designers; and if you think this monster power synth couldn™t get any better, you™ve just been proven wrong. Introducing Omnisphere 2.0, the first v2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument and it is truly gigantic!
With Omnisphere 2.0 comes a massive variety of new synthesis options, a staggering audio library with over 10,000 sounds, a new interface with an enhanced sound browsing capability, a new and enhanced arpeggiator, 25 new effects units with flexible attributes, as well as other improvements and specialized features that make Omnipshere 2.0 a very worthy upgrade.
Vast New Synthesis Possibilities
Omnisphere 2.0 comes a vast array of new synthesis possibilities including the ability to import your own audio content as a sound source inside Omnisphere giving you limitless sound creation possibilities using your own sample library. The new Granular Synthesis algorithm will allow you to completely transform the included content or morph your own audio into unimaginable soundscapes. Try changing a smooth Jazz recording into an ethereal soundscape or even a blazing synth lead with just a few parameter tweaks. The possibilities are endless!
Not many people realize, but Omnisphere can also create purely synthetic sounds without using any samples at all. There are now over 400 DSP waveforms for the synth oscillator, which is 100 times more than the original version, and each waveform is now a Morphing Wavetable with vast new possibilities and colors. A patch can have up to 10 oscillators and each oscillator can have its own wavetable, so you can see how complex you can get in your sound designing. Unison has also been improved with new analog drift behavior that makes an ordinary synth sound absolutely huge! Both FM and Ring Modulation can go much deeper than before too. There™s also eight new filter types and expanded modulation features that will shape your sound into exactly what you need, or better yet something you™ve never even imagined!
Now with Over 10,000 Sounds
If you'e wondering about sounds and patches, Omnisphere 2.0 has over 10,000 of them. There are more than 3,000 new patches and Soundsources from the acclaimed Spectrasonics Sound Design Team; a new Omnisphere EDM library with cutting-edge, modern sounds; exclusive Soundsources from Diego Stocco's custom built instruments; a new category of phrase-based Soundsources for granular synthesis; hundreds of new Circuit Bent Soundsources; innovative new Psychoacoustic Soundsources; melodic cave stalactites Soundsources; and so much more.
Spectrasonics has always found the wildest ways to bring new sound content to their instruments, and their Psychoacoustic Soundsources are the core of Omnisphere 2.0™s sonic identity. This includes some of the rarest instruments and objects that have never been sampled before, and they find all kinds of unconventional ways to bow, pluck, strike and excite them using objects like electric toothbrushes, sugar packets, coins, zip ties and more.
Updated Interface with Enhanced Browsing Experience
Omnisphere 2.0 adopts a similar aesthetic to the previous version with the exception of a new wider user interface that hosts many improvements. There™s a new Show Modulation pane that opens to show all the modulation routings/sources right in the interface, and a new Mini-Browser feature is available at all times so you can search for just the right sound or patch to inspire any moment.
In addition to the interface updates, Omnipshere 2.0 features an enhanced browsing experience that makes finding the right content fast and easy. New in v2.0 is a Sound Match feature that instantly locates any related sounds in the library that match the sound you'e currently using. This makes a huge improvement for finding the right sound in the moment. Another exciting new browser feature is Sound Lock, which allows you to lock a specific attribute from a sound as you browse. For example, lock the arpeggiator pattern from a sound you like and it will be applied to every sound you browse through, or lock-in the effects rack from a patch you like and it will be instantly carried over t each new sound as you browse. This is an incredibly easy and fun way to have as many custom variations as you like, and each one is something that no one else will have.
New and Improved Effects
In Omnisphere 2.0 Spectrasonics has dramatically increased the effects rack with 25 new effects including vintage modulation effects, new distortion and classic amp modeling, envelope filtering effects, new studio-grade compressors and equalizers, and some radically new creative effects. There™s also hundreds of new effects presets and racks available for you to pick from, or create your own by stacking up to 16 effects of your choice per patch.
This is a definite must have for any composer, producer, or sound designer. Order today!