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RealEight, 8-string electric guitar, the ideal guitar for creating lead, rhythm riff, and even bass tracks in your future rock & metal masterpieces!

RealEight was sampled using a custom, very high quality hand-made 8-string electric guitar, an instrument preferentially used for Metal and Hard Rock productions.

RealEight is a sample-based virtual instrument with an innovative approach to guitar sound modeling and guitar techniques emulated on a standard MIDI keyboard.

RealEight provides incredible playability based on the unique performance modes and easy-to-use keyboard layout as well as the advanced key/pedal/velocity switch system allowing a keyboardist to perform guitar parts with a whole new level of realistic expression. RealEight covers practically all sounds, articulations, and techniques a professional guitarist can produce on his instrument, including mute, bridge mute, harmonics, pinch harmonics, unison bend, strumming, picking, chord chopping, scrapes, and much more…

24-bit 96kHz high quality dry samples recorded directly from pick-ups let you easily create any desired guitar sound using your favorite amplifier simulator.

Features Overview:

  • Incredibly deep sound covering huge 5-octave/200-fret note range!
  • Ready-to-use Double-tracking and Quad-tracking with a single MIDI input!
  • 30+ authentic guitar articulations and effects, featuring Mutes, Bridge Mutes, Pinch Harmonics, PowerChords, Slides, Trills, and much more…
  • Easy-to-use Key/Velocity/Pedal/Mod.Wheel FX switch system.
  • Advanced Humanize option adding realism to the performance, both live and step-recorded.
  • Bass mode lowering the pitch of all strings to Bass guitar tuning.

Version 4 Features:

  • Performance modes: Solo, Harmony, Chords, Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, Direct modes
  • Global modes: Pattern mode, Song mode, Joystick mode
  • 7 string Baritone guitar tuning (F#-B-E-A-D-f#-b)
  • Interval FX: 4th up, b5th up, PowerChord 3 (b5th+#4th)
  • Drop Bass option in Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, Joystick, Song modes
  • MIDI output mode for Pro Tools/AAX
  • Harmonics/Pinch Harmonics on black Add-on keys added in Bass&Pick mode
  • Slow Strum time slider added in Timing panel
  • FretNoise automatic for repetitive notes improved
  • FretNoise (trigger) FX
  • Transpose, Transpose(toggle) FXs
  • Unison/Octave selection added for Harmonics FX
  • Strum Time range increased to 200 ms

Requirements

PC

  • Windows 7 SP1/8.1/10 32bit or 64bit
  • VST2/VST3/AAX 32bit or 64bit host
  • 2GB+ RAM, 5GB+ free hard drive space

Mac

  • OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13
  • VST2 32bit/VST3 64bit/AU 32bit or 64bit/AAX 32bit or 64bit host
  • 2GB+ RAM, 5GB+ free hard drive space

Compatibility

  • Operates as a virtual instrument software plug-in in all major hosts like Logic, Cubase, Digital Performer, Sonar, Pro Tools, Studio One, Live …
  • Works as a Standalone module
  • AAX support: Pro Tools 10.3.9 AAX32, Pro Tools 11/12 AAX64

Product activation:
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