Blockbuster Strings Reimagined
Creative control and musicality meet stunningly realistic sound. Compose thrilling string parts with a range of articulations captured from multiple mic positions. Over 30GB of dynamic phrases that can be tweaked and blended in limitless combinations.
Lights, Camera, Action
With a huge library of orchestral samples and a cutting-edge approach to sampling, ACTION STRINGS 2 gives you the high-octane sound of a full string ensemble with an extraordinary level of creative control. This innovative instrument lets you quickly produce original scores with stunning string sounds, creating the perfect workflow for cinematic soundtracks that are rich in dramatic tension.
Create Edge-Of-Your-Seat Soundtracks
ACTION STRINGS 2 combines the heart-stopping tension of violin and viola, with the deep, warming tones of cello and bass. Two separately configurable ensembles, low and high, give you anything from delicately emotive melodies to ominous blasts of power. New bow attack compensation technology also delivers an ultra-realistic playing experience, while the dynamics envelope control lets you draw in bold sweeps, from subtle diminuendos all the way to towering crescendos.
Hear It In Action
Quickly Craft Unique Melodies
Use innovative engine features to tweak phrases and themes, making them completely your own.
A BRAND-NEW INSTRUMENT – BUILT FROM SCRATCH
Learn more about the stunning user interface of ACTION STRINGS 2
ACTIONS STRINGS 2 delivers the mind-blowing sound of a 41-piece string orchestra.
Move dynamically between different phrases & articulations in both the high and low ensembles.
Choose from more than 160 themes, each with different moods and characteristics.
Themes are built from a bank of more than 900 interchangeable phrases.
Each phrase can be edited freely, so you can also build your own phrases from scratch.
Live Modules and single articulations can be combined into unique melodies and patterns.
Everything you play can be exported as MIDI to use with other instruments.
Multiple mic positions and individual controls for both high and low ensembles.
Flexibility Meets Realism
ACTION STRINGS 2 introduces Live Modules – mini-phrases that have been meticulously recorded at different pitches and dynamic intensities, and then combined to create hundreds of phrases and themes. These innovative building blocks can be fused together in countless combinations to deliver the best of both worlds – incredibly natural-sounding string parts combined with a level of freedom and versatility that simply couldn’t be achieved with a single-note library.
Chop up, duplicate, and infinitely tweak elements of phrases, to create your own individual flourishes, runs and swells.
Limitless Big-Screen Shine
Recorded by the Hungarian Studio Orchestra in the renowned TOM TOM Studio D, the extraordinary sounds of ACTION STRINGS 2 were captured in fine detail from multiple mic positions. Delivered with sparkling reverb and EQ effects, these exhilarating melodies, driving rhythms, and forceful chords are ready to give your scores instant orchestral drama.
All-New Engine Features
There are no boundaries to where a string score can go with ACTION STRINGS 2.
The Phrase Editor engine lets you freely arrange live modules, and then tweak pitch, volume, and rhythm.
MIDI DRAG & DROP
ACTION STRINGS 2 lets you speed up your orchestration process simply by dragging and dropping themes to your DAW to create an editable MIDI region.
As well as combining live modules together, note sequences with a range of articulations can be crafted in real time using MIDI controller or DAW.
MELODY & ARPEGGIATOR MODES
Pitch single notes and modules up or down to create distinctive phrases using simple chords into breathtaking passages with Arpeggiator Mode.
NEW IN VERSION 2.1
The first update* for ACTION STRINGS 2 is here! Containing several workflow improvements, along with beautiful new content. With the more complex low-end, new themes and categories, and extended keyswitch features, this new update will be sure to deliver a dynamic range of needs from fierce blasts of power as well as sweet and tender melodies.
*The Update is free to all ACTION STRINGS 2 owners. The product will be automatically added in Native Access and is shown as version 1.1.0.
new workflow features
It is now possible to select the loop range on the editor page. Edit your phrases more efficiently and create your own variations across the keyswitches.
You can now hear the high or low ensemble separately while playing by using the Keyswitches A-1 and B-1 respectively.
With the Phrase Selector you can switch between the variations on different keyswitches directly from the editor page. This especially comes in handy, when you want to use the new editing functions to copy passages between keyswitches.
Sustain Pedal Support
Play phrases and patterns consistently prolonged through the sustain pedal.
New Themes & Phrases
We’ve added 40 new themes which provide you with over 280 new phrases to score your dreams.
Extended Musical Character
We focused on new ideas and features that expand the range of musical characters in this library – from suspenseful atmospheres to relentless marches.
More Complex Low End
We’ve added more themes to the LOW LEAD and COMPLEX ensemble categories with powerful basslines and harmonic progressions within the phrases.
We built more themes using the long articulations—Sustains, Tremolos and Trills—to give you more variety in your expression on the quieter side of things.
Already own Action Strings 1*? UPDATE AT A REDUCED PRICE
*This update version will only work for registered owners of one of the following products: ACTION STRINGS, KOMPLETE ULTIMATE 9-13, KOMPLETE 12-13 ULTIMATE Collector’s Edition.
Be in Komplete Kontrol
ACTION STRINGS 2 reaches a new level of playability on a KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboard. Toggle quickly and easily between phrases with the Light GUIDE, or create scores on the fly in Freeplay Mode, all with EQ, reverb and tempo parameters automatically mapped to the controls – a direct line to your creative inspiration.