Native Instruments Komplete: Upgrade from Select to Standard 12 Software

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System Requirements
- Windows 7, 8, or 10 (64-bit, latest Service Pack)
- macOS 10.12 or 10.13 (latest update)
- Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended), graphics hardware support for OpenGL 2.1 or higher, 10 GB free disk space (170 GB for complete installation)
- Supports ASIO, Core Audio, WASAPI
- Runs in 64-bit VST, AU, AAX hosts.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-556-6487 or 323-467-2693
(2 ratings)
Submitted January 10, 2019 by ALLAN B in Tempe, AZ
"Well worth the money"
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A huge upgrade over Komplete basic. The full Kontakt libraries and add-ons alone are worth the price of admission. Add in Guitar Rig and the great VST synths and expansion packs and you will be overwhelmed with awesome sounds!
Sound
Kontakt is the king of sampler players for a reason. The included libraries sound amazing and go way beyond anything I've heard before. Massive and Absynth are getting a little long in the tooth, but still have great sounds and of course the Massive X upgrade coming this February is included.
Features
Too many to list
Ease of Use
Once you get acclimated with the Komplete ecosystem it all becomes fairly intuitive. Don't overlook Komplete Kontrol as a great browser for all sounds.
Quality
Very high quality sounds and samples. The installation hard disk is a nice touch.
Value
It's pricey at first glance when compared to say, Sampletank, but Komplete is just that, a complete production suite that includes samplers, sample players, drum samplers, VST synths, Guitar VST's etc. If you were to price out Sampletank plus the full version of Amplitube plus add 4 or 5 full VST synths you would be paying much more.
Manufacturer Support
NI has a nice website and support forums, and the Native Access app is an easy way to install and update the products.
The Wow Factor
I'm not a keyboardist as a first instrument, but the sounds have literally made me say 'wow' several times already.
Musical Background:
Musician for over 40 years
Musical Style:
Rock/Jazz, Prog, Christian
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