IK Multimedia Announces SampleTank 3

Pre-orders being taken      13/06/14

IK Multimedia Announces SampleTank 3

Buying Choices

IK Multimedia has been in touch to tell us that, over 10 years in the making, SampleTank 3 is finally coming in July. They say that, with 33 GB of sounds, over 4,000 instruments, over 2,000 MIDI files and 2,500 loops, SampleTank 3 sets the new standard in software sound workstation. It's been rebuilt from the ground up: it has a completely new sound set, fully redesigned easy-to-use interface, new effects derived from AmpliTube and T-RackS, a new patterns player with MIDI patterns, a new loop management feature, new filters, a new Live mode and much more.

A spokesperson told us, "Powerful, functional and effortless, SampleTank 3 is an essential tool for studio composition and live performance."

What's New


  • Over 33 GB of included sounds
  • Over 4,000 new instruments with 21 instrument categories covering the entire span of acoustic, electric and electronic sounds
  • Over 2,500 drum, percussion and full construction-kit loops played by world-renowned artists
  • Over 2,000 MIDI files in all categories



  • Completely redesigned interface with 3 main environments: Play, Mix and Edit that retain SampleTank's legendary ease-of-use and fast operation
  • 16 channel multi-part Play interface with easy layering and an integrated MIDI player and mixer
  • All-in-one sound Edit page with 3 sample engines (including formant preserving pitch-shifting and time-stretching engines), 10 filter types and 8 macro controls per instrument for quick multi-parameter editing
  • "Round robin" and multiple articulations that are triggerable via key switch, modulation wheel or velocity
  • Multi-channel mixer-like Mix interface with 5 insert effects per channel, 4 stereo effect returns (with 5 insert effects each) and a master channel with 5 insert effects that allow for up to 30 effects per instrument
  • 55 high-quality integrated effects, including 22 new effects for mixing, mastering and more creative applications derived from IK's studio-grade T-RackS and AmpliTube production software
  • New Live mode lets you organize sounds for setlist and song for instant recall during performance
  • Accurate 3D renderings of instruments for easy identification and recall
  • Available as standalone and 64-bit plug-in for AAX, VST and Audio Units platforms on Mac OS X and Windows
  • Compatible with all previous "Powered by SampleTank" sound modules and sounds (can import all previous sounds and Combis)

Pricing and Availability:

From $99.99/€79.99 (Discounted prices available for pre-orders)

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