Horizon Leads is a powerful contact tool. Resynthesized orchestral sounds and sound effects, combined with a variety of rare analog synthesizers and effects devices
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***Crossgrade for owners of The Score, Dark Horizon, Elysion, The Orchestra, The Orchestra Complete, The Orchestra Essentials, Strings of Winter, Horns of Hell, or Woods Of The Wild.

Horizon Leads is a powerful contact tool. Resynthesized orchestral sounds and sound effects, combined with a variety of rare analog synthesizers and effects devices, create stunning sounds, poignant themes, rhythmic arps and swirling pads, as well as a wide range of effects that defy imagination.

Key features

  • Carefully sampled synthesizer sounds processed like acoustic instruments
  • Hollywood soundtrack aesthetic for true cinema sound
  • Developed by renowned sound designer Tobias Menguser
  • Based on the same engine as Elysion with a modified ensemble engine, motion engine and pan engine
  • Familiar and intuitive interface, known from Elysion and The Orchestra
  • 150 complex animated and fully customizable themes with up to 4 instruments that can be controlled simultaneously
  • 80 instantly playable, bass-heavy instruments
  • MIDI export: Harness the power of the ensemble engine for your own templates

Discover a new dimension of sounds!

Horizon Leads is your gateway to an undiscovered sonic dimension of film music, where synthetic sounds combine with the aesthetics of professional Hollywood scores. Unleash the power of meticulously sampled cinematic synth leads infused with the warmth of acoustic instruments. Take your compositions to new heights and let Horizon Leads accompany you into a universe where synthesizer sounds meet the aesthetics of classic Hollywood soundtracks.

  • Horizon Leads features meticulously sampled synthesizer sounds processed like classic acoustic instruments

  • Hollywood scoring aesthetics for powerful cinematic synth leads

  • Sonuscore ensemble engine for pulsating rhythms and animated themes

  • Play complex patterns with simple chords

  • 80 freely playable synthesizer instruments for limitless creative possibilities

  • 150 customizable cinematic themes

What is included?

Horizon Leads brings a variety of pulses, textures and arpeggios in 150 animated themes powered by the renowned Sonuscore ensemble engine. In addition, you can access 80 freely playable synthesizer instruments and let your creativity run wild. 

  • Ambient - Resynthesized - Cinematic : Horizon Leads gives you sounds that have been processed using analog rack effects and score with exceptional sound sources. Horizon Leads is the perfect scoring tool to create a musical theme or motif to accompany the action or innovative melodies with a strong sonic power.

  • Layered - Bright - Powerful : With four sound layers and an integrated compressor, delay and reverb you can generate unique sounds. Each layer is linked to an independent arpeggiator and two pan engines, allowing you to easily create complex sounds.

Playable leads

Immerse yourself in a world of expressive melodies with Horizon Leads lead sound presets. With this special preset collection you can add emotion and character to your compositions. From stunning synth leads to atmospheric textures, each preset is designed to be instantly playable, allowing you to bring your musical ideas to life straight away.

Animated Engine

Take your compositions to the next level with Horizon Leads' Animated Engine Presets. Based on the renowned Sonuscore ensemble engine, you can complement your soundscapes with pulsating rhythms and dynamic themes.

Give your productions more movement and energy. Whether you're creating epic film music or an electronic track, Animated Engine Presets provide the perfect foundation for adding depth and excitement to your sonic creations. Immerse your audience in the sonic flow of your music and create a truly immersive and unforgettable listening experience.

Horizon Leads is equipped with a wealth of exceptional instruments. In combination with the ensemble engine, the motion engine and the pan engine, there are almost unlimited possibilities for creative sound development.

  • Discover the variety of 80 playable lead instruments

  • Over 1.9GB of sample content

  • More than 150 complex, animated and fully customizable themes

Navigate through the sound worlds with the intuitive user interface

For those familiar with Elysion and The Orchestra, Horizon Leads offers a seamless transition in terms of usability with its user-friendly interface. All important controls are thoughtfully placed, intuitively designed and easily accessible.

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Powerful features - fast workflow

Horizon Leads features critically acclaimed Ensemble technology, allowing you to create complex sounds by playing simple chords.

  • Modified Ensemble Engine : A modified version of the ELYSION ensemble engine has been integrated into Horizon Leads. This means you can play up to four different instrument modules at the same time, and each module allows independent controls for the arpeggiators. The modulation wheel can be used to create an amazing filter effect that offers a large number of kinetic, digital possibilities.

  • Motion Engine : Horizon Leads features a unique dynamic FX engine. It allows basic instrument customization, such as controlling attack or decay via MIDI CC. Among other effects, the motion engine also includes two pan steppers that breathe life into any pattern in no time.

Maximum creativity

Horizon Leads contains 150 complex animated and fully customizable themes found in five categories. Each category is assigned to its own style and offers animated presets and poly/mono leads perfect for playing melodies.

  • Poly Animations : These animated presets use our state-of-the-art engine to create pulsating rhythms and evolving textures. Venture into a world that gives your sound creations depth and movement.

  • Playable Poly Leads : Unleash expressive melodies with Horizon Leads' playable poly leads. These presets offer a wide range of polyphonic lead sounds. From lush textures to powerful motifs, each preset lets you create complex musical patterns with ease.

  • Playable Poly Shorts : These presets provide concise and dynamic polyphonic lead sounds.

  • Playable Mono Leads : Capture attention with Horizon Leads' playable mono leads. These presets will stand out in any mix and offer powerful and unique lead tones. 

  • Playable Mono Shorts : These presets deliver unique and concise monophonic lead sounds. Each preset in this category ensures that your compositions have a strong presence and every musical moment gains meaning. 

Once you've found an interesting theme in Horizon Leads, you can easily drag and drop the relevant arrangement of your performance into your DAW. You are now free to use the arrangement with any other library. Change notes, combine different patterns and make each arrangement your own.

System Requirements

This product requires the free Native Instruments Kontakt Player , the latest version can be downloaded via Native Access , Native Instruments' download manager!

Please refer to the product description or the manufacturer's website for the required contact version for this product .

System requirement:


  • macOS 11, 12, 13
  • 64 bits
  • Intel Core i5 or Apple Chip
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)


  • Windows 10 or 11
  • 64 bits
  • Intel Core i5 or similar CPU
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)

Supported interfaces:

  • Mac (64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows (64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AAX
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