2000 new patches from renowned international sound designers 16/01/09
Spectrasonics has announced a new release of their Omnisphere synthesizer that adds over 2000 brand new patches from top international sound designers, improved library organization and an expanded reference guide with instant search capability.
Eric Persing, Founder and Creative Director of Spectrasonics, told us "We're excited that these thousands of new Omnisphere patches we've been developing are starting to demonstrate the vast and diverse sonic potential of this instrument. Our amazingly creative team of sound designers has created a wide variety of inspiring sounds that really highlight the power of Omnisphere's rich synthesis and modulation possibilities. The much improved organization and tagging of the patch library makes it far easier to quickly locate the kinds of specific patches you need too." Omnisphere Sound Library Update features:
Adds over 2000 new patches across every type of category
(Total Omnisphere factory patch library now over 4000 Patches)
Improved patch organization system and tagging
Lots of new aggressive and punchy synth sounds
Added "Dance" genre to the entire factory library
Hundreds of evocative new 'Psychoacoustic' and "Hybrid Organic" patches
Traditional and Vocal/Choral patches greatly expanded
Created by the renown international sound designers:
Diego Stocco, Scott Frankfurt, Ignacio Longo, John Lehmkuhl, Tobias Marberger, Stephane Bonvallet, Hans Jorg Scheffler, Tolga Gurpinar and Eric Persing
Includes Expanded 70,000 word Omnisphere Reference Guide with instant search capability
What Spectrasonics have to say about Omnisphere
The culmination of many years of development, Omnisphere is an instrument of extraordinary power and versatility. Omnisphere brings many different types of synthesis together into one amazing-sounding instrument that will inspire a lifetime of exploration. Omnisphere offers a host of hybrid synthesis and new control capabilities including Variable Waveshaping DSP synthesis, Granular synthesis, Timbre Shifting, FM, polyphonic Ring Modulation, high-resolution streaming Sample Playback, Harmonia", Dual Multimode Filter structure, Chaos Envelopes", an advanced Unison mode, and the innovative Flex-Mod" modulation routing system - to name a few.
The huge core library of Omnisphere is filled with years of creative sampling experiments and thousands of inspiring patches. Spectrasonics has pioneered several brand-new types of sampling for the core library of this instrument, including unique "Psychoacoustic" sounds and soundsources created with a new Composite Morphing Technique (CMT) - which morphs the harmonic characteristics of one instrument to another. Omnisphere is also the successor to Spectrasonics' popular Atmosphere instrument, and contains enhanced versions of all the classic Atmosphere sounds. Pricing and Availability:
The new Omnisphere 1.0.3 update is free to all registered users and will be available as a download from the Spectrasonics website on January 26th.
Omnisphere has an MSRP of $499 US. More information: