Omnisphere 2.0 Is Here - It Broke The Internet

US Version 2 released - store down for increased capacity      01/05/15

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One cannot underestimate the influence that Eric Persing has had on the area of sound design and virtual synthesis. His range of instruments and sounds have inspired a generation of writers, producers and composers. Omnisphere is probably the top of the heap in those terms, and as we know after a long period of waiting Omisphere 2 is now out.

On the face of it, Omnisphere can be seen as a massive preset browsing machine with thousands of sounds created by top designers, but inside is a massively powerful synthesis and sample manipulation engine which has become more visible and accessible in version 2.0 encouraging the user to get stuck in and tweak.

It was released last night at 5pm and as of today, the Specrasonics Web Store is down for - increased capacity - no wonder, existing Omnisphere owners are gagging for this.

New Features

  • Audio Import - Use your own audio file as a soundsource in Omnisphere
  • Over 400 New DSP Waveforms for the Synth Oscillator - an increase of 100X
  • Wavetable Synthesis - Each Waveform is now a Morphing Wavetable
  • Powerful New Granular Synthesis algorithm
  • Deeper FM/Ring Mod capabilities for aggressive timbres
  • 8 New Filter Types - New Power Filters, Vowel, Resonators
  • New Unison Drift models Analog Polysynth behavior
  • Expanded Modulation with new sources and many more targets
  • Polyphonic LFO and Modulation Envelope options
  • Available now via $499/€399 with standard upgrade pricing $249/€199 - for full upgrade options, visit the Spectrasonics Store

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