OMNISPHERE 2.8
OMNISPHERE 2.8
Spectrasonics

OMNISPHERE 2.8

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Omnisphere 2.8 - Endless Possibilities

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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.

Hardware Synth Integration

Omnisphere is the only software synth in the world to offer a Hardware Synth Integration feature. This remarkable innovation transforms over 65 well-known hardware synthesizers into extensive hands-on controllers that unlock Omnisphere’s newly expanded synthesis capabilities. Simply put, this ground-breaking feature makes using Omnisphere feel just like using a hardware synth! By bridging the physical experience gap between software and hardware, users gain intuitive control of Omnisphere by using the familiar layout of their supported hardware synth. Virtual instrument users can now experience the joy of the hardware synth workflow and hardware synth users can fully expand their capabilities into the vast sonic world of Omnisphere!

OMNISPHERE 2.8:

Version 2.8 of Spectrasonics Omnisphere® is available now, adding major new enhancements to the Omnisphere Arpeggiator and hugely expanding the Hardware Synth Integration feature with full support for over 65 Hardware Synths.

The new update more than doubles the number of profiles, adding support for iconic synths including the Roland Juno-106, Super Jupiter, Alesis Andromeda and the Roland D-50. Also added are 600 brand new patches and this update is completely FREE for all registered Omnisphere 2 users.

Major Arpeggiator Update

Omnisphere’s Arpeggiator gets a major update in v2.8 with brand new creative tools, making it one of the most flexible arpeggiators ever. The many innovations include new Pattern Modes, Step Dividers, Pitch Slides and the ability to alter Chord Voicings and Chord Inversions per step.

Also included is a new Arpeggiator Preset Library showcasing all the creative possibilities. In addition, Omnisphere 2.8 now captures the MIDI data of the arpeggiator as a standard MIDI file, which can be dragged to any DAW for further editing. 

Expanded Hardware Synth Integration

Omnisphere’s unique and innovative Hardware Synth Integration bridges the physical experience gap for the user between software and hardware, offering intuitive control of Omnisphere by using the familiar layout of their hardware synth.

With the new 2.8 release, many requested hardware synth profiles have been added, including support for over 65 popular hardware synthesizers from Moog®, Sequential®, Roland®, Korg®, Novation®, Nord®, Behringer®, Access®, Studiologic® and Yamaha®. The supported hardware synths cover a wide array of form factors and price ranges for different types of users.

Virtual instrument users 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! 

New Sounds

Omnisphere 2.8 features an “Hardware Library” boasting 600 new patches created by Eric Persing and the acclaimed Spectrasonics Sound Development team. Notably, the update takes Eric’s original sound design work from the classic 1987 Roland D-50 into new sonic territory with Omnisphere’s vast synthesis capabilities.

OMNISPHERE FEATURE LIST:

Vast New Synthesis Possibilities:

  • Now includes over 14,000 inspiring sounds for all types of music production
  • Ground-breaking Hardware Synth Integration allows hands-on control of Omnisphere
  • Audio Import - Use your own audio file as a soundsource
  • Over 500 DSP Waveforms for the Synth Oscillator
  • Sound Match™ feature instantly locates any related sounds in the library
  • Hardware Library with distinct ‘classic analog’ flavour
  • Spotlight - EDM library with next-level, modern sounds
  • Powerful Granular Synthesis 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
  • Sound Lock™ feature gives endless useful variations by locking sound aspects while browsing
  • Wavetable Synthesis - Each waveform is 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 34 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
  • 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
  • High Resolution resizable Interface with “Zooming” into deeper synthesis levels
  • 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!

Read on to find out more about the new features and enhancements included in Omnisphere 2.8:

USB Drive Installer Now Included:

The new metal credit-card style USB drives are designed to make installing Spectrasonics products a vastly simplified process. The transfer speed is many-times faster than optical discs as well, saving users hours during the install process. While these non-writeable drives are intended for installation and not for actually streaming the instruments, they are much more reliable than DVD discs. Finally, the wallet-size USB drive can be easily stored for future use when new computer installs are needed.

New Hardware Sound Library

Omnisphere 2.8 features a “Hardware Library” boasting 600 new patches, so thats over 1600 in total, created by Eric Persing and the acclaimed Spectrasonics Sound Development team. 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’ flavour! 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 sound source 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

Omnisphere 2.6 supports a newly redesigned, high resolution interface with support for HiDPI displays. The modernised 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.

58 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
  • Tube Limiter
  • Tape Slammer
  • Wah-Wah

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!

Read on to find out more about the new features and enhancements included in Omnisphere 2.8:

USB Drive Installer Now Included:

The new metal credit-card style USB drives are designed to make installing Spectrasonics products a vastly simplified process. The transfer speed is many-times faster than optical discs as well, saving users hours during the install process. While these non-writeable drives are intended for installation and not for actually streaming the instruments, they are much more reliable than DVD discs. Finally, the wallet-size USB drive can be easily stored for future use when new computer installs are needed.

New Hardware Sound Library

Omnisphere 2.8 features a “Hardware Library” boasting 600 new patches, so thats over 1600 in total, created by Eric Persing and the acclaimed Spectrasonics Sound Development team. 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’ flavour! 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 sound source 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

Omnisphere 2.6 supports a newly redesigned, high resolution interface with support for HiDPI displays. The modernised 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.

58 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
  • Tube Limiter
  • Tape Slammer
  • Wah-Wah

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!

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL USERS

  • 2.4 GHz or higher processor
  • 8GB of RAM or more recommended
  • USB2 Port, Broadband internet connection or Dual Layer compatible DVD-ROM drive
  • 64GB of free hard drive space

MAC USERS:

  • OSX 10.13 High Sierra or higher
  • AU, VST 2.4 or higher, RTAS/AAX capable host software
  • Audio Unit plugin requires host with support for "Cocoa" based plugins
  • Native 64-bit and 32-bit on OSX

WINDOWS USERS:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher
  • VST 2.4 or higher, RTAS/AAX capable host software
  • Native 64-bit and 32-bit on Windows

COMPATIBILITY

  • AU
  • AAX
  • STANDALONE
  • VST