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Omnisphere 2.5™ – Endless Possibilities

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VST OSX/Win, Standalone, AU OSX, AAX, RTAS OSX/Win, 32/64-bit support.
Now with Collectible USB Flash Drive for Fastest Installation!

boxed $499 Omnisphere 2.5 (With FREE Overnight Shipping*)

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Now more powerful than ever, with hardware synth integration and much more!


Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.5

Omnisphere® is the flagship synthesizer of Spectrasonics - an instrument of extraordinary power and versatility. Top Artists all over the world rely on Omnisphere as an essential source of sonic inspiration. This award-winning software brings many different types of synthesis together into one amazing-sounding instrument that will spark a lifetime of exploration.

With the new version 2.5, Omnisphere becomes the first software synth in the world to offer a Hardware Synth Integration feature, which transforms over 30 well-known hardware synthesizers into extensive hands-on controllers that unlock Omnisphere’s newly expanded synthesis capabilities. Simply put, this ground-breaking new feature makes using Omnisphere feel just like using a hardware synth! This remarkable innovation bridges the physical experience gap between software and hardware, giving users intuitive control of Omnisphere by using the familiar layout of their supported hardware synth. Virtual instrument users can at last experience the joy of the hardware synth workflow and hardware synth users can now fully expand their capabilities into the vast sonic world of Omnisphere!

Supports the Following Hardware:

Access Virus A Korg Monologue Novation Bass Station II Roland System-1
Access Virus B Korg Prologue Novation Circuit Mono Station Roland System-1m
Clavia Nord Lead 1 Moog Little Phatty Novation Peak Roland System-8
Clavia Nord Lead 2 Moog Slim Phatty Roland JP-08 Roland VP-03
Dave Smith OB-6 Moog Sub 37 Roland JU-06 Sequential Prophet 6
Dave Smith Prophet 12 Moog Sub Phatty Roland JX-03 Sequential Prophet X
Dave Smith REV2 Moog Subsequent 37 Roland SE-02 Studiologic Sledge
Korg Minilogue Moog Voyager Roland SH-01A  

Vast New Synthesis Possibilities

  • Now includes over 14,000 inspiring sounds for all types of music production
  • Hardware Synth Integration allowing intuitive control of Omnisphere with supported synths
  • Audio Import - Use your own audio file as a soundsource in Omnisphere
  • New High Resolution resizeable Interface with “Zooming” into deeper synthesis levels
  • Over 500 New DSP Waveforms for the Synth Oscillator
  • Sound Match™ feature instantly locates any related sounds in the library
  • Sound Lock™ feature gives endless useful variations by locking sound aspects while browsing
  • New Hardware Synth library with distinct ‘classic analog’ flavor
  • New Omnisphere EDM library with cutting-edge, modern sounds
  • Powerful New Granular Synthesis algorithm for amazing transformations
  • 57 incredible FX Units, which are fully integrated and can be modulated
  • Creative “Psychoacoustic” sounds from the renowned Spectrasonics sound design team
  • Wavetable Synthesis - Each waveform is now a Morphing Wavetable
  • ORB circular motion interface allows infinitely-shifting variations
  • Deeper FM/Ring Modulation capabilities for aggressive timbres
  • Dual Filter architecture includes more than 30 Filter algorithms in series or parallel
  • Performance-oriented Live Mode allows for seamless patch layering on the fly
  • Flex-Mod™ modulation system allows powerful, modular-style matrix routing
  • Stack Mode interface allows for complex patch-layering, splits, and crossfades
  • New Mini-Browser available at all times plus larger Full Browser design
  • Up to 20 oscillators per patch can be either DSP synth or sample-based
  • Eight independent Arpeggiators with unique Groove Lock™ feature
  • Polyphonic Timbre Shifting/Crushing, Waveshaping and Reduction
  • Eight full-featured LFOs per patch, with syncing and complex waveforms
  • Twelve Envelopes with both simple ADSR-style or advanced multi-breakpoint interfaces
  • Easy Sound/Project Sharing for collaborators and third-party libraries
  • Sample-based soundsources can be processed with synthesis features
  • …and much, much more!

New Hardware Sound Library

Omnisphere 2.5 includes a stunning new "Hardware Library" with over 1,000 new patches created by Eric Persing and the renowned Spectrasonics Sound Development team. Each hardware profile has a corresponding set of sounds in the Hardware Library which were specially designed using that hardware synth as an Omnisphere controller. These inspiring new sounds feature a wide range of categories and many have a distinctly 'classic analog' flavor! Best of all, the new sounds are available for ALL users, regardless of using the hardware or not!


Vastly Expanded Synthesis Engine

• Four Layers per patch!
• New State Variable Filters
• Over 500 DSP Wavetables
• Powerful New Granular Synthesis
• 8 LFOs, 12 ENVs, 34 Filter Types per part
• Doubled Mod Matrix
• Full FX Modulation

Audio Import

You can use your own audio file as a soundsource in Omnisphere, simply by dragging it onto the interface! Go wild with using the new Granular Synthesis, Harmonia, Innerspace and many other creative tools inside Omnisphere!


New High Resolution Interface

Omnishere 2.5 now supports a newly redesigned, high resolution interface with support for HiDPI displays. The modernized GUI is now easier to use and resizable to fit comfortably into your workspace.


Includes over 14,000 sounds!

Since the beginning, Omnisphere has been the sonic weapon of choice for creative players and producers in search of next level sounds on hit records, bestselling games and Oscar-winning films. Omnisphere's amazing sound library is constantly growing and being pushed in fresh directions by the award-winning Spectrasonics Sound Development Team.


57 FX Units

• Innerspace
• Quad Resonators
• Thriftshop Speaker
• Classic Twin
• Bassman
• Hi-Wattage
• Rock Stack
• Brit-Vox
• Boutique
• San-Z-Amp
• Stompbox Modeler
• Metalzone Distortion
• Toxic Smasher
• Foxxy Fuzz
• Analog Phaser
• Analog Flanger
• Analog Chorus
• Analog Vibrato
• Solina Ensemble
• Vintage Tremolo
• Envelope Filter
• Crying Wah
• Stomp-Comp
• Precision Compressor
• Studio 2-Band EQ
• Vintage Compressor
• Modern Compressor
• Gate Expander
• Vintage 2-Band EQ
• Vintage 3-Band EQ
• Graphic 7-Band EQ
• Graphic 12-Band EQ
• Parametric 2-Band EQ
• Parametric 3-Band EQ
• Formant Filter
• Power Filter
• Valve Radio
• Flame Distortion
• Smoke Amp
• Ultra Chorus
• Retro-Phaser
• Pro-Phaser
• EZ-Phaser
• Retro-Flanger
• Flanger
• Chorus Echo
• BPM Delay
• BPM Delay X2
• BPM Delay X3
• Radio Delay
• Retroplex
• Pro-Verb
• EZ-Verb
• Spring Reverb
• Imager

Additional Highlights

  • Standalone Application now included!
  • New Live Mode interface for touch screens
  • Enhanced Orb with Attractor mode
  • Satellite Instrument support for Trilian and Keyscape
–and more!

 

*Free shipping available in North America

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL USERS

• 2.4 GHz or higher processor
• 8GB of RAM or more recommended
• 64GB of free hard drive space

Mac Users:

• OS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher
• AU, VST 2.4 or higher, AAX capable host software
• 64-bit host

Windows Users:

• Microsoft Windows 7 or higher
• VST 2.4 or higher, AAX capable host software


Watch Eric Persing's live keynote presentation of Omnisphere 2.5



What is the difference between Omnisphere 2 vs Omnisphere 1?



We hand delivered three Spectrasonics products to our customer Avli "Avi" Avliav so we could capture his reaction to Spectrasonics' new USB Installation drives.



"Space Music"? We Put the famous Apollo 10 Broadcast into Omnisphere 2



Listen to this crazy sound we made in Omnisphere 2 with a toy gong



Remixing "Runaway" - How to use Automation in Omnisphere

Q: Who qualifies for a FREE Upgrade to Omnisphere 2.5?
A: All current, registered users of Omnisphere 2

Q: How do I get my FREE Upgrade?
A: Log in to your Spectrasonics User Account: HERE

Q: Where can I purchase the UPGRADE to Omnisphere 2.5 from version 1?
A: You can purchase the upgrade from ILIO and your favorite dealer, as well as directly from the Spectrasonics website. The upgrade is a download only.

Q: Will all my projects saved with previous versions of Omnisphere work with Omnisphere 2.5?
A: Yes!

Q: Will the ILIO Patch collections work with Omnisphere 2.5?
A: Yes!

Sound on Sound Magazine
"With new sounds numbering in their thousands and a search facility that delivers the inspirational as a matter of routine, upgrading still seems like a no-brainer to me, whether you care for the technical advances or not. The best software synth just got better. ...this is a solid upgrade that successfully avoids any sense of bloat or feature-creep."

 

Future Music
"Ultimately, Omnisphere 2 is a tremendous follow-up that takes the synth to the next level and beyond....it's an instrument that you simply have to own."

 

Music Tech Magazine
"A superb upgrade on one of the finest virtual instruments money can buy. Omnisphere 2 oozes class and sophistication and should be an essential purchase for all."

 

DJ Times
"This is a fantastic upgrade to an already legendary virtual synth."

 

Sonic Scoop
"It's not an exaggeration to say there are worlds inside this instrument, and it would be possible to create an entire rock opera, cinematic score, or techno masterpiece using only the sounds within Omnisphere. If you're looking for the best software instrument around, look no further and prepare to dive in."

 

Musicplayers
"If you haven't at least heard of Omnisphere by now, you've probably been living under a rock...this is a powerful synth with a huge array of sonic potential—so much so that assuming your analog instrument sounds are covered elsewhere, Omnisphere could provide all the additional in-the-box sounds you ever need."

 

Audionewsroom
"Omnisphere is... a tool that any musician/composer/producer should consider adding to his shopping list."

 

Resident Advisor
"Omnisphere 2 is something like the Ferrari of soft synths...The sonic power and extreme possibilities are such that if you only buy one synth, hardware or software, over time you'll become more and more grateful that you made it this one. Omnisphere remains one of the deepest synthesisers, hard or soft, that exists."

 

Downbeat Magazine
"This synth is a must-have for any virtual synthesist. The upgrade for current users is ...well worth it for one of the few virtual synthesizers that can truly be called a classic."

 

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