Native Instruments' Komplete 9 ULTIMATE Software Suite offers just about every instrument and effect you can imagine. It's Native Instruments' most comprehensive software bundle, with 65 products -- software synthesizers, samplers, effects, and more. Komplete 9 ULTIMATE comes with over 370 GB of audio content, all conveniently stored on a USB drive, ready to be transferred to your machine. With that much audio to immerse yourself in, your friends and family may have to send out a search party just to be sure you're OK.
ULTIMATE Software Bundle
The Komplete 9 ULTIMATE software package provides nearly everything Native Instruments has to offer. It includes powerful software like Kontakt and Reaktor for music production using samples and soft synths. It's got nine software synthesizers including Monark, Massive, and Absynth. It features twelve creative studio effects processors, including compressors, EQs, reverbs, along with nine guitar and bass effects packages. And then there's the huge sample library -- ten drum kit bundles, eleven sample packs for pianos and organs, and seven sample packs for strings, horn, and cinematic effects. All software runs as a stand-alone program or as a plugin in Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Live, or other popular DAW software.
You know you're getting a serious collection of sound when it ships on its own hard drive! With 370 GB of uncompressed audio samples, the Komplete 9 ULTIMATE collection is far too large to fit on DVD or even on Blu-ray -- that's why Komplete 9 ULTIMATE ships on an external USB hard drive. The applications must be installed to your computer's hard drive (about 10 GB of disc space required) -- but you can keep the samples on the external drive to save space on your own drives.
- Native Instruments' most comprehensive software bundle
- 65 products, 16,000 sounds, and over 320 GB of samples
- Included music production software: Kontakt and Reaktor
- Included software synthesizers: Monark, Massive, Absynth, FM8, Reaktor Prism, Reaktor Spark, Retro Machines MK2, Razor, and Skanner XT
- Included effects software: Solid EQ, Solid Bus Comp, Solid Dynamics, Transient Master, The Finger, Reflektor, TraktorZs 12, RC 48, RC 24, Vari Comp, Enhanced EQ, Passive EQ, Driver, VC 76, VC 2A, VC 160, and The Mouth
- Include drum kit software: Battery, Abbey Road 60s Drummer, Abbey Road Vintage Drummer, Abbey Road 70s Drummer, Abbey Road 80s Drummer, Abbey Road Modern Drummer, Studio Drummer, West Africa, Balinese Gamelan, and Maschine Drum Selection
- Included guitar and bass effect software: Guitar Rig Pro, Scarbee Funk Guitarist, Scarbee MM-Bass, Scarbee MM-Bass Amped, Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass, Scarbee Pre-Bass, Scarbee Pre-Bass Amped, Scarbee Jay-Bass, and Rammfire (note: Komplete 9 includes the Guitar Rig Pro software but not the Rig Kontrol hardware, which can be purchased separately)
- Included piano and keyboard software: The Giant, Vintage Organs, Alicia's Keys, George Duke Soul Treasures, Scarbee A-200, Scarbee Mark I, Scarbee Clavinet/Pianet, Berlin Concert Grand, New York Concert Grand, Upright Piano, and Vienna Concert Grand
- Included string and cinematic software: Action Strings, Session Horns, Damage, Evolve, Session Strings Pro, Evolve Mutations, and Evolve Mutations 2
- Seamless integration with Maschine
- Software operates stand-alone or as a plugin in Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Live, and other popular DAW software
- Supported plug-in formats: Audio Units, RTAS, VST, ASIO, Core Audio, AAX Native (Pro Tools 10), and WASAPI
- Software provided on USB drive for easy installation
- Includes a voucher for $25 off at the Native Instruments online store
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Upgrade Eligibility: Upgrade from Komplete 8 Ultimate:
This update only works for users of KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE. You won't be able to install and activate this version unless you own Komplete 8 Ultimate.Upgrade from Komplete 9 Standard:
This upgrade only works for users of KOMPLETE 9. You won't be able to install and activate this version unless you own Komplete 9.Upgrade from Version 2-8:
This upgrade only works for users of KOMPLETE 2-8.
You won't be able to install and activate this version unless you own one of the required products.Crossgrade:
This crossgrade only works for users of MASCHINE (but not MASCHINE MIKRO), KONTAKT 1-5, REAKTOR 2-5, GUITAR RIG KONTROL 1-5 (but not LE, GO, XE, SESSION or other versions of GUITAR RIG). You won't be able to install and activate this version unless you own one of the required products.
- Hard disk drive
- USB cable
- PDF manuals of all 65 products
- E-voucher (valid 3 months after KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE activation)
System Requirements Windows:
Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)Mac:
Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)Supported Interfaces:
- Audio Units
- AAX Native (Pro Tools 10 or higher)
- RTAS (restricted*)
- Requires 10 GB free disc space / 250 GB** for complete installation, USB 2.0 port. Specific requirements vary depending on the individual program.Additional Info
- This product runs in demo mode after installation and must be activated before full functionality is available.
- All products included within a single edition of KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE are part of one user license and can only be used as a single entity. A maximum of three installations on three machines are allowed as long as only one installation is used at any given time. The individual products cannot be resold separately.
- KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE includes the GUITAR RIG 5 PRO software but not the RIG KONTROL hardware controller. The RIG KONTROL is available separately.
*BATTERY 4 and the SOLID MIX SERIES do not support the RTAS format. All other products in the KOMPLETE 9 and KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE bundles currently still support RTAS. RTAS support for future products and product updates is not guaranteed.
**The applications alone require 10 GB free disk space, the libraries require 240 GB on top = 250 GB free disk space in total. Note that the library size is 370 GB if uncompressed, but several libraries are compressed using advanced KONTAKT Lossless Sample Compression.
- Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
- Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
The Komplete 9 Ultimate Software Suite features the entire range of Komplete Instruments and Effects in one uncompromising bundle for maximum creative freedom - the last word in Native Instruments excellence.
- 65 Komplete products, 16,000 sounds, 370 GB
- Cutting-edge technology delivers unrivalled power
- Fast, easy installation from dedicated hard drive
Ultimate Production Suite
Komplete 9 ULTIMATE delivers the entire range of 65 Komplete Instruments and Effects in one package* - premium sonic tools with unrivalled power for production, composition, live performance, and sound design.
Get KONTAKT 5, REAKTOR 5, and GUITAR RIG 5 PRO, plus the monosynth MONARK and the re-designed BATTERY 4. You'll also get SCARBEE RICKENBACKER(R) BASS, ACTION STRINGS, SESSION HORNS, ABBEY ROAD VINTAGE DRUMMER, and DAMAGE for truly limitless possibilities. And the REVERB CLASSICS, PREMIUM TUBE SERIES, and SOLID MIX SERIES deliver a complete studio effects suite.
From initial idea to finished production, Komplete 9 ULTIMATE is all you need.
Komplete 9 ULTIMATE weighs in at 370 GB of premium sound content - which is why it comes on its own dedicated USB 2.0 drive.
Easily install Komplete 9 ULTIMATE to your chosen internal or external drive without the lengthy DVD installation process.
Enter the MASCHINE
Komplete Instrument and Effects integrate perfectly with MASCHINE andMASCHINE MIKRO. Open all Komplete Instruments and Effects (or any other VST or AU plug-in) in MASCHINE's intuitive workspace and exponentially expand your production possibilities with total hands-on control.
Browse your entire instrument library directly from MASCHINE, then instantly start tweaking and automating performances via the hardware - an immediate, expressive way to play Komplete 9 ULTIMATE.
Explore Your Possibilities
Komplete's entire line of instruments and effects integrate perfectly with MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO.
Browse your entire instrument library directly from MASCHINE, then instantly start tweaking and automating performances via the hardware - an immediate, expressive way to play Komplete 9.
Komplete 9 also includes an e-voucher** worth $25 valid on Komplete Instruments and Effects and MASCHINE Expansions at the NI Online Shop exclusively. Expand your arsenal!
**The e-voucher will be sent to your registered email address within 24 hours after product activation and is valid for three months.
WHAT'S NEW IN KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATECompared to KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE
Revolutionary Synthesis and Drum Sampling
Two revolutionary products make their worldwide debut in KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE next to a raucous synth from the father of REAKTOR.
- MONARK - Captures every nuance of the king of monosynths in spectacular detail. This is the holy grail of analog modeling.
- BATTERY 4 - New look, major workflow enhancements, and a supercharged new library. The legacy begins again.
- SKANNER XT - Part sampler, part synth, SKANNER XT delivers big and nasty basses, celestial pads and intriguing, morphing soundscapes.
Epic Cinematic Instruments
Essential, blockbuster sounds for movie, game, and commercial scoring.
- ACTION STRINGS - The epic, blockbuster sound of a string orchestra, instantly playable and recorded live in stunning quality.
- DAMAGE - Dark, aggressive, thrilling and threatening cinematic percussion with a tense, epic edge.
- EVOLVE - A premier selection of extraordinary cinematic sounds, rhythms and FX, guaranteed to enliven any audio project.
Sculpt your productions with stunning, professional-quality studio effects.
- RC 48 - A rich, elaborate, and refined reverb that adds a golden touch to acoustic instruments and vocals.
- RC 24 - Lush, larger-than-life hall reverbs and impressive sound design possibilities with stunning accuracy.
- VARI COMP - An all-purpose, easy-to-use, two-channel compressor with breathtakingly transparent sound.
- ENHANCED EQ - The go-to EQ for warmth, body and definition at the bottom end of your mix, or for crisping up the midrange.
- PASSIVE EQ - This musical, all-purpose EQ is a natural choice for a wide range of production duties. Doubles as a premium mastering tool.
- DRIVER - A smooth filter, powerful distortion, and audio modulation combine to take tracks from subtle filtering to all out mayhem.
Dynamic, Playable Instruments
A new generation of inspiring instruments captured in pristine detail, and with unparalleled flexibility.
- SESSION HORNS - A tight, four-piece horn section sampled in pristine quality. Perfect for funk, pop, reggae, indie and neo-soul productions.
- ABBEY ROAD VINTAGE DRUMMER - Ultra-rare drums with the authentic sound and feel of a golden era. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London.
- SCARBEE RICKENBACKER(R) BASS - The iconic, punchy midrange and rumbling power of a Rickenbacker(R) 4003 - officially approved by Rickenbacker(R).
- THE GIANT - The sound of the world's biggest upright piano - an intense, dynamic playing experience with a sound that's nothing short of inspiring.
With the full range of Komplete Instruments and Effects, totaling over 16,000 sounds and including 370 GB of samples, this is NI's most complete audio production suite ever.
Kontakt 5 AND Reaktor 5.8
Two powerful flagship products power cutting-edge synthesis and sampling. REAKTOR 5.8, the ever-expanding modular sound studio, drives synthesis fast-forward into the future. And KONTAKT 5, the all-powerful engine for sample-based instrument design, comes packed with 43GB of premium sounds, all-new studio effects, ground breaking filters and an arsenal of in-depth features.
Nine Amazing Software Synthesizers
The virtual analog powerhouse MONARK monosynth joins the dynamic, raucous SKANNER XT and two other incredible instruments by the father of REAKTOR in Komplete 9 ULTIMATE's synth arsenal.
Alongside them are the bass music heavyweight MASSIVE, the crystalline sound of FM8, the otherworldly sound of ABSYNTH, and a stunning collection of 20 vintage analog synths and keyboards.
Strings, Horns, and Cinematic Sounds
Power up your cinematic productions with the intuitive, instantly-playable ACTION STRINGS and SESSION HORNS, and the crushing, epic percussion of DAMAGE.
Go even further with SESSION STRINGS PRO, the gold-standard contemporary strings and the powerful, forward-looking sound design possibilities of EVOLVE MUTATIONS and EVOLVE MUTATIONS 2.
Creative and Studio Effects
Komplete 9 ULTIMATE delivers the PREMIUM TUBE SERIES and REVERB CLASSICS - a fully-loaded, premium-sounding set of studio effects - next to an already-incredible effect suite featuring the updated SOLID MIX STERIES, a versatile 'magic wand' for placing instruments in a mix, one of Tim Exile's amazing creations, DJ effects for the studio and monster IR reverb.
Ultimate Drums and Percussion
A completely redesigned BATTERY 4 and ABBEY ROAD VINTAGE DRUMMER join a century of inspired drumming with STUDIO DRUMMER, ABBEY ROAD 60s DRUMMER, ABBEY ROAD 70s DRUMMER, ABBEY ROAD 80s DRUMMER and ABBEY ROAD MODERN DRUMMER - a full range of electronic and acoustic percussion ready for all production duties. Complimented by a versatile set of hard-hitting electronic and ethnic percussion.
The Entire World of Guitar and Bass
GUITAR RIG 5 PRO is a professional guitar studio, featuring essential amps and effects plus CONTROL ROOM PRO - putting you behind a virtual mixing desk to sculpt your tone to perfection.
All this alongside the devastating, signature sound of RAMMFIRE, and the legendary SCARBEE collection of sampled instruments including SCARBEE FUNK GUITARIST and SCARBEE RICKENBACKER(R) BASS.
Perfect Piano and Keys
THE GIANT becomes part of a rich assortment of keys and pianos included in Komplete 9 ULTIMATE - from signature artists' personal instruments and phrases, to classic organs, a legendary cast of perfectly sampled electric, upright and concert grand pianos.
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* 120 GB uncompressed / 88GB compressed. See System Requirements for more info.