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  • A virtual instrument for Native Instruments free Kontakt Player
  • Available in VST, VST3, AU & AAX plugin formats
  • Compatible with all major DAWs

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  • Ty Unwin

    "I've got every library known to man but few have got me this excited creatively."

  • Rival Consoles

    "A highly inspirational tool for the sonically adventurous creator."

  • Marc Canham

    "STRANDS is incredible, when I find the sweet spots it makes the whole cue."

  • Tess Tyler

    "What a beautiful instrument. It's so user friendly and looks gorgeous too."

  • Max Cooper

    "Brilliant. So much new sound design potential. Can’t wait to delve into this for future productions!"

  • Adam Lastiwka

    "This is a wonderful piece of software. A creative and functional scoring and sound design tool."

STRANDS is a cinematically sound designed collection of bowed and electronic instrumentation

Bring your music to life with expressive, characterful and unique sampling

Sculpt and customise with powerful sound design features and an inspiring interface

  • Performance Controls

    Simplified front page with instant control over your sounds.

  • Dynamic Background

    Inspiring background design which reacts to the performance controls.

  • Deeper Editing

    Additional parameters available under every performance control.

  • Bows

    Raw acoustic and electronic instruments with lots of character and expression.

  • Effects

    Mix of abstract real world samples, processed instruments and synths.

  • Waves

    Utility synth waves and noise, providing the building blocks for sound design.

  • Morph

    Blend between the two layers with crossfading or layering.

  • Sound Source

    Choose sound sources for each layer which blend or contrast.

  • Pitch

    Fast and intuitive pitch controls for each layer.

  • Envelopes

    Amp, Pitch & Filter envelopes for each layer with optional Link.

  • Cascade

    Delay the second layer to create movement and drama.

  • Filters

    Low, Band & High pass filter options for each layer with linked cutoff.

  • Dynamic

    Perform dynamics to layer with orchestral libraries.

  • Dampening

    Use filtering to create more natural dynamics.

  • Velocity

    Keyboard control of dynamics and dampening.

  • Layers

    Blend additional voices to increase width and scale.

  • Motion

    Expressive control of LFO amounts.

  • BPM Sync

    Get modulation perfectly in or out of time.

  • Waveshapes

    Switch between 8 available waveshapes.

  • Complex Mods

    Modulate amount and rate of LFO2 with LFO1.

  • Lofi

    Use a combo of four different lofi effects to dial in the vibe you're after.

  • Character

    Create drastic effects using 3 FX slots then blend with the dry signal.

  • User Convolutions

    Drag and drop your own impulse responses for advanced sound design.

  • Send FX

    Flexible delay and reverb send for creating space or huge washes.

  • Mapping

    Assign MIDI to the performance controls from the UI.

  • Visual Feedback

    Get better visual feedback of what your MIDI is controlling.

  • Learn

    Save time by learning multiple controls at once.

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  • Over 900 snapshots
  • 2.5gb samples
  • 32 Sound Sources
  • 2 layer sound design engine
  • User impulse response import
  • NKS / Kontakt Player Compatible
  • VST, AAX & AU
  • Kontakt 6.7.0 or higher
  • macOS 10.14 or above
  • Natively compatible w/ Apple Silicon
  • Windows 10 & 11
  • Download & install via Native Access
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User Guide

STRANDS - User Manual