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Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 raises the bar for virtual drum instruments. This flagship VST/AU plug-in combines a premium core library of drum sounds with an unparalleled level of detail and dynamics. Superior Drummer 3 includes over 230GB of samples, with up to 25 velocity layers per drum. The sounds were captured using rare, vintage microphones, with up to 80 mic positions available for fully customizable mixing. This cutting-edge software delivers an incredibly expansive set of tools for creating realistic drum tracks in your DAW.

Massive Core Library With Vintage Gear

At the heart of Superior Drummer 3 is a comprehensive core library of drum sounds, recorded in a world-class studio using high-end equipment like Neve and API preamps, vintage microphones from Neumann, AKG and Sennheiser, and rare, coveted gear like the Telefunken ELA M 251 and AKG C12 VR. The nuanced sounds of this premium selection of kits, snares, cymbals and percussion provide an ultrarealistic foundation for your drum tracks.

Unmatched Dynamic Control

With up to 25 velocity layers per drum, Superior Drummer 3 provides an unprecedented level of dynamic control. You have access to the softest ghost notes, the subtlest crescendos and the most aggressive fortissimos. The software's dynamic mapping tools give you full control over this expansive set of velocities, allowing you to customize the behavior and response of each drum.

Hyper-Customizable Mixing Options

Superior Drummer 3 offers an astounding number of mic positions—up to 80 per kit. Mix and match different mic types, adjust pan, level, EQ and other parameters for each mic. You have full control over the balance of close mics, overheads and room mics. Shape transients, widen the stereo image and create unique sonic flavors for your drum tracks. The possibilities for crafting your perfect drum mix are nearly endless.

Cutting-Edge Features

Packed with innovative functionality for modern music production, Superior Drummer 3 includes features like an integrated sample player, full automation support and an intuitive user interface with a reimagined sound browser. The X-drum module provides layered sounds, integrated effects and one-shot sample triggering. MIDI groove libraries, track presets and drag-and-drop audio exporting round out this cutting-edge virtual drum instrument. Available now at Guitar Center, get your Superior Dummer 3 today.

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3.0 VSSD
Toontrack Superior Drummer 3.0 VSSD
Toontrack Superior Drummer 3.0 VSSD

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  • Over 230 GB of raw, unprocessed sounds in 44.1kHz/24-bit
  • Recorded with 11 surround microphones for a complete immersive experience
  • Playback in stereo up to 11.1 systems
  • Approx. 350 vintage and classic drum machine sounds
  • New and improved scalable interface with detachable windows 
  • Bit Depth 

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  • Software type: Virtual Drums
  • Plug-in format(s): Stand Alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Computer platform: Mac & Windows
  • Delivery: Software download
  • Version: Full version
Sound Library
  • Total library size: 41 GB
  • Sound generation: Sample based
  • Integrated effects: Yes
  • Expandable: Yes
Minimum System Requirements
  • Free hard drive space: 236 GB
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Bit Depth: 64-bit
  • Mac requirements: OS X 10.6 or Higher
  • Windows requirements: Windows 7 or later
  • Authorization: Online

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