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Action Strings 2
$149.50

Action Strings 2

Action Strings 2

$149.50

NEW: FREE UPDATE 2.2 AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


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.

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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

DAZZLING STRINGS
ACTIONS STRINGS 2 delivers the mind-blowing sound of a 41-piece string orchestra.
MAIN PAGE
Move dynamically between different phrases & articulations in both the high and low ensembles.
THEME BROWSER
Choose from more than 160 themes, each with different moods and characteristics.
PHRASE BROWSER
Themes are built from a bank of more than 900 interchangeable phrases.
EDITOR PAGE
Each phrase can be edited freely, so you can also build your own phrases from scratch.
MODULE BROWSER
Live Modules and single articulations can be combined into unique melodies and patterns.
MIDI EXPORT
Everything you play can be exported as MIDI to use with other instruments.
MIXER PAGE
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

PHRASE EDITOR
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.

FREEPLAY MODE
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 UPDATE – UPDATE 2.2

The second update* for ACTION STRINGS 2 is here! This blockbuster update brings even more creative control and stunningly realistic sound to your compositions. With 31 GB of dynamic phrases, multiple mic positions, and a host of new features, composing thrilling string parts has never been this exhilarating.

*The Update is free to all ACTION STRINGS 2 owners. The product will be automatically added in Native Access and is shown as version 1.2.0.

 

    • NEWSCALER FEATURE: Always stay in a chosen key, no matter what notes you press. Pick a key, select one of the 20 scale types, and only the notes highlighted will produce a sound.
    • NEWCUSTOM MODE: Meticulously design each step of your sequence, choosing with notes of the chord to play for unmatched precision and creative freedom.
    • NEW8VA OCTAVER FEATURE: Double your phrase and add an extra octave aboive that shines through your arrangement.
    • NEWFREE ARTICULATIONS: All live elements are now available as free articulations.
    • NEWUNDO & REDO: Test your tweaks with the new undo and redo options on the editor page.
    • NEWNEW THEMES & PHRASES: 30 new themes with over 190 new phrases.

PREVIOUS UPDATE – UPDATE 2.1

 

    • NEWLOOP ENDING: Select the loop range on the editor page.
    • NEWSOLO KEYSWITCHES: Hear the high or low ensemble separately while playing by using the Keyswitches A-1 and B-1 respectively.
    • NEWPHRASE SELECTOR: Switch between the variations on different keyswitches directly from the editor page.
    • NEWSUSTAIN PEDAL SUPPORT: Play phrases and patterns consistently prolonged through the sustain pedal.
    • NEWNEW THEMES & PHRASES: 40 new themes with over 280 new phrases.
    • NEWMORE COMPLEX LOW END: More themes to the LOW LEAD and COMPLEX ensemble categories.
    • NEWMORE VARIETY: More themes with long articulations like Sustains, Tremolos, and Trills.

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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.

System Requirements

►  Free KONTAKT PLAYER version 7.10.4 and higher, or KONTAKT version 7.10.4 and higher

Please also see the KONTAKT 7 PLAYER system requirements and the
KONTAKT 7 PLAYER FAQ
ACTION STRINGS 2 needs a fast CPU to run
Intel i7 processor or higher

At A Glance

Product type KOMPLETE instrument
For use with Free KONTAKT PLAYER version 7.10.4 and higher,
or KONTAKT version 7.10.4 and higher
Sound Category Cinematic strings
Download Size 30 GB
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