Thanks to the endless breakthroughs made in digital technology, virtual instruments have never sounded so amazing. In fact, many sound engineers would agree that they often sound better than the actual instruments they're supposed to be emulating. From drums and guitars to synths, violins and pianos, today's line of virtual instruments software is extensive, and whether you're a budding enthusiast with a home setup or an industry professional, this section has something for everyone.
Obviously the right virtual instruments software for you will boil down to your own needs and preferences. With that in mind, you can take comfort in knowing that this catalog offers only the most trusted names in virtual instruments, and for proof, all you have to do is look at the large amount of best sellers. Speaking of which, check out the Synthology Ivory II Grand Pianos. Packed with new piano-centric features that includes a hard-to-find characteristic of pianos known as the Sympathetic String Resonance, every sample in this package is strikingly realistic. Additionally, the Ivory II has powerful sound shaping tools such as timbre shifting, parametric EQ, lid position, pedal noise, and even tuning tables.
Another popular bundle is the Toontrack Superior Drummer 2.0. Containing a massive collection of drum samples recorded by Pat Thrall, Neil Dorfsman and Nir Z, this professional sample engine is renowned for its incredible sound quality and top-notch attention to detail. Plus, its interface is very similar to EZdrummer, with a layout that's easy to follow, and providing you with layer upon layer of in-depth features to help you create the perfect drum track.
No matter how you slice it, every recording studio can benefit from the addition of virtual instruments software. Of course, this selection of options goes well beyond the two items above, so be sure to check out the other virtual instrument packages available here as well; you'll have no problem finding what you're looking for.