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Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition Diamond Version from EastWest is the highly anticipated expansion to Hollywood Orchestra, the best-selling and most awarded orchestral virtual instrument ever produced. It includes pristine recordings, reimagined original content and powerful features, all housed in the revolutionary OPUS software engine. Produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, recipients of over 100 international industry Awards, and sound engineered by multiple Academy Award and BAFTA winner Shawn Murphy, Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition is the culmination of years of recording and programming.

Recordings include an 18 violin string section for Hollywood Strings, ensembles for Hollywood Brass and Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds, plus string, brass and wind multi ensembles. The programming of the original content from Hollywood Orchestra and Hollywood Solo Instrument Series have been updated to take advantage of the features included in the Opus software engine. Particular focus was placed on Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds. After improving the original woodwinds, additional ensembles were recorded, including 3 bassoons, 3 clarinets and 3 flutes. The Opus Edition also includes string, brass and wind multi ensembles that have a unique fat sound that captures the tuning of a large orchestra playing together in a live setting.

Powerful control features include Master key-switches where all articulations can be fully customized in the OPUS articulation palette. You can also customize the sound of each instrument using the MOODS feature. Classic Mood is the original Hollywood Orchestra sound. Soft Mood modifies the sound for slower, more emotional passages. Epic Mood does the opposite, giving you a sound perfectly suited for your next Action Adventure score. Each mood changes the settings and the look of the interface, which has been completely redesigned and stylized for Hollywood Strings, Hollywood Brass, Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds, Hollywood Orchestral Percussion, Hollywood Solo Violin, Hollywood Solo Cello and Hollywood Harp.  In addition, all instrument versions have been simplified down to LITE and MAX, making Hollywood Strings much easier to navigate.

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Minimum System
  • CPU: Quad-core (four cores), running at 2.7 GHz (or above)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • OS: macOS 10.13 (or later); Windows 10 with ASIO sound drivers
  • Drive: SSD for HW Orchestra Opus Edition
Recommended System
  • CPU: Octa-core (eight cores), running at 2.7 GHz (or above)
  • RAM: 32 GB or more
  • OS: macOS 10.13 (or later); Windows 10 with ASIO sound drivers
  • Drive: NVMe SSD
Hard Disk space required
  • 950GB
  • 24bit / 44.1kHz files and multiple mic positions

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