Cakewalk Z3TA Plus 2 Software Synthesizer

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Play your way through 1,500 presets -- or create your own sounds with ZETA+ 2's deep waveshaping tools, graphical arpeggiator, morphing LFOs, and much more!
Cakewalk's Z3TA+ 2 has 1000 patches, expertly crafted by a carefully selected design team - some of which designed the original Z3TA+ patches, which are also included.

The Z3TA+ Sound You Love

Z3TA+ 2 includes the original 1,093 classic patches plus 1,000 sounds. Bubbling arps and sequences, evocative pads, massive leads, and structure damaging basses - all with Z3TA+'s unique character.

Get Organized

With over 2,000 included patches, organizing the patch library is more important than ever. Find what you need with the patch browser allowing organization by library, bank, and patch. Since Z3TA+ 2 gave you more presets than you could handle, we wanted to make it easier to find the thousands of presets you have by adding a built-in search button. Just click on the magnifying glass to search presets by name, vendor, or category to find the exact sound or patch you need. Patches have never been easier to find!

Z3TA+ 2 - The Legend Returns

The legendary waveshaping sound of Z3TA+ (zay'-ta) is back - and better than ever. Filters, modulatable waveshapers, flexible effects, expressive control and a gorgeous interface make Z3TA+ 2 one seriously powerful synth. It's not often that a soft synth can be called a classic, but in the case of Z3TA+ it's definitely appropriate. Used on countless tracks over the past decade, Z3TA+'s distinctive sound has been a staple of electronic artists the world over.

Bigger and Badder

Z3TA+ 2 has a completely redesigned user interface that inspires performance read more and makes sound design clear and comfortable while preserving that signature sound that has made it a favorite of top producers and musicians around the world.

1000 Sounds

Z3TA+ 2 has 1000 patches, expertly crafted by a carefully selected design team - some of which designed the original Z3TA+ patches, which are also included.

The Sound of a Classic, Only Better

Z3TA+ 2 has a wealth of sound design capabilities including filter types, waveshapers, modulation destinations and a revamped effects section.

Expressive Playability

Z3TA+ 2's Performance Module, redesigned layout, and Adaptive Pitch Bend raises the level of expression and playability.

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- Includes 1,500 presets
- Inter-App Audio, Background Audio and AudioBus support
- Classic Waveshaping Z3TA+ 2 synth engine with 6 Oscillators, 6 LFO's and more
- Modulation Matrix including 16 Sources, Curves, Controls and Destinations
- Advanced modular effects including Distortion, Mod, Compression and more
- External MIDI control and user-friendly onboard Keyboard
- Performance section with Tap Tempo, assignable XY Pad, Mod Wheels, and User Controlled In-Key Pitch Bend
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- System Requirements - Windows:

- Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista 32-bit (SP2), Windows Vista 64-bit (SP2), Windows 7 32-bit (SP1), Windows 7 x64 (SP1)
- Intel Core 2 Duo or newer processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 1280x800 minimum resolution, 32-bit
- 200 MB hard disk space required
- Z3TA+ 2 runs stand-alone or with a VST-compatible host

- System Requirements - Mac:

- Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher
- 64-bit processor, Intel Core 2 Duo or newer
- 1 GB RAM
- 1280 x 800 minimum resolutions, 32-bit
- 200 MB hard disk space required
- VST3 or Audio Units compatible host
Cakewalk Warranty 30 Days via manufacturer.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 888-CAKEWALK

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