KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE | THE ULTIMATE INSTRUMENTS AND EFFECTS COLLECTION
KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE is the allinclusive premium bundle for music production, live
performance, and sound design. Own the last word in NI excellence – 50 products from
flagships such as KONTAKT 5, GUITAR RIG PRO 5, and REAKTOR 5.6, to brand new stars
like SESSION STRINGS PRO, STUDIO DRUMMER, the highgrade studio effects of SOLID
MIX SERIES and VINTAGE COMPRESSORS – each boasting intuitive user interfaces and
fast and efficient workflows.
KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE includes literally every KOMPLETE Instrument and Effect
currently available* – 50 products in total. It’s so big it comes on a sturdy, dedicated USB
2.0 drive. Install everything in one sitting, by simply copying over KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE
to your chosen drive. Without the lengthy DVD installation process, you can have
KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE up and running fast and keep a secure backup.
KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE has got it all – but Native Instruments is constantly releasing
exciting new products. That’s why when you register KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE, you will
receive a $30, 25€ evoucher towards any additional KOMPLETE Instrument or Effect.
For details go to www.nativeinstruments.com/evoucher.
► Get the same incredible savings offered by KOMPLETE 8 – but on every KOMPLETE
Instrument and Effect available.*
► Alongside what’s in KOMPLETE 8, this ultimate bundle gets you 23 additional
KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, such as SESSION STRINGS PRO, the SOLID MIX
SERIES, VINTAGE COMPRESSORS, and many more!
► Simple and convenient installation from the included hard drive.
► Highvalue upgrade path available for all KOMPLETE users.
► The allinclusive premium bundle for music professionals
► 50 products in total, with 240 GB of samples
► Fast, convenient, onestep installation from a dedicated USB 2.0 hard drive
► The cutting edge in studio production, live performance, instrument and sound design
► Includes latest versions of KONTAKT, GUITAR RIG, and REAKTOR
► Comprehensive range of KOMPLETE Instruments, featuring STUDIO DRUMMER,
RAZOR and SESSION STRINGS PRO
► Premium collection of KOMPLETE Effects, including the SOLID MIX SERIES, VINTAGE
COMPRESSORS, and THE MOUTH
► Over 13,000 sounds, created by top sound designers, for instant, inspiring quality
► Ready for Pro Tools®, Logic®, Cubase®, Live™ and all other major DAWs
► Seamless integration with MASCHINE
Standalone, VST®, Audio Units™, RTAS® (Pro Tools®)
ASIO®, Core Audio, WASAP
Windows® 7 (latest Service Pack, 32,64 Bit), Intel® Core™ Duo
or AMD Athlon™ 64, 2 GB RAM
Mac OS® X 10.6 (latest update), Intel® Core™ Duo, 2 GB RAM
5 GB free disc space,240 GB for complete installation, USB 2.0
For latest system requirements, compatibility and support for the latest operating systems,
please see www.nativeinstruments.com/komplete.
Specific requirements vary depending on the individual program.
This product requires activation after installation
KONTAKT 5 - NEW VERSION
KONTAKT 5 is the industrystandard softwaresampler, renowned for its audio engine,
superflexible architecture and vast 43 GB library of stateoftheart sounds. With new
effects like Solid Bus Comp and Solid GEQ, new Adaptive Resonance filters, and an
integrated MIDI file player, it’s more powerful than ever.
REAKTOR 5.6 is a powerful modular studio with over 70 synthesizers, sound generators,
grooveboxes, sequencers and effects at your fingertips, as well as 3,000+ instruments
freely available in the Online User Library. REAKTOR is a vast playground for creative
NEW: RETRO MACHINES MK2 is entirely based on samples from legendary vintage analog
synths and keyboards from the 70s and 80s. You get over 20 outstanding instruments,
each with an amazing effects section, and a versatile and easy to use arpeggiator.
NEW: RAZOR is an additive synthesizer created by maverick Berlin producer Errorsmith. It
has a characteristically dynamic and precise sound suited to tense basses, bristling leads
and shifting, scifi soundscape
REAKTOR SPARK is a truly aggressive, dynamic synth based on a unique REAKTOR
ensemble developed by Native Instruments’ founder Stephan Schmitt.
REAKTOR PRISM uses modal synthesis to produce a unique and responsive polyphonic
instrument with fascinating sound shaping capabilities.
750 ADDITIONAL SOUNDS: MASSIVE is the heavyweight synthesizer built on an analog
concept and perfect for heavy basses and piercing leads. Now with 750 additional sounds
400 ADDITIONAL SOUNDS: ABSYNTH 5 is a modern legend – a semimodular synthesizer
for pads, grooves and abstract soundscapes. Take your tracks out of the ordinary with the
400 additional presets.
200 ADDITIONAL SOUNDS: FM8 features crystalline, razorsharp digital sounds,
embodying the bright, lively sound of FM synthesis and delivering unsurpassed depth,
brilliance, and dynamism. Now with over 200 new presets added to the already extensive
STRINGS AND CINEMATIC
NEW: EVOLVE MUTATIONS is a readytouse instrument for film scores, game audio,
electronic and pop music productions, made up of a 2 GB collection of rhythm and
NEW: SESSION STRINGS PRO is the new gold standard for contemporary strings. Take
control of an 11piece ensemble, recorded in four different settings for maximum flexibility
NEW: EVOLVE MUTATIONS 2 takes audiovisual sound design up a notch, bringing 2 GB
of new and original sounds for composers of film and TV scores, game sound designers and
music producers seeking unique effects and textures.
PIANOS AND KEYS
NEW: ALICIA’S KEYS is the sound of the soul superstar’s very own studio piano – a rare
Yamaha C3 Neo. Perfectly sampled from the artist's own playing and utilizing many
NEW YORK CONCERT GRAND is a highdefinition reproduction of a popular grand piano,
and consists of premium samples of a perfectly maintained instrument.
VIENNA CONCERT GRAND truly reproduces the power and ‘singing’ sound of this Viennese
legend, beautifully capturing the resonance of a classic continental grand.
SCARBEE CLAVINET/PIANET provides the sounds of two legendary keyboards, expertly
sampled and brimming with unique character.
SCARBEE MARK I is the sound of an iconic electric piano, beautifully sampled and
perfectly preserved in all its brilliance.
SCARBEE A200 is a classic and versatile electric piano, sampled to perfection with all its
characteristic dynamic range intact.
VINTAGE ORGANS gives you access to the classic sounds of the golden age. Based on
highquality recordings of the Farfisa® Compact, Vox Continental™ II and Hammond® B
3, C3, and M3 organs, VINTAGE ORGANS is full of charm and character.
NEW: GEORGE DUKE SOUL TREASURES is an instrument with 500 souldrenched
keyboard phrases, recorded with vintage gear, and perfectly sliced and temposynced for
BERLIN CONCERT GRAND offers enormously expressive power right to the top of the
highest treble – a charming, poetic instrument, vibrant and full of life.
UPRIGHT PIANO is a traditional piano with a warm and distinctive sound, ideal for
productions that require something other than a ‘perfect’ piano sound.
GUITAR AND BASS
NEW VERSION: GUITAR RIG 5 PRO’s 17 amps and cabinets and 54 effects deliver perfect
guitar or bass tone. Not only for guitars, it’s also the ultimate rack for studio and creative
NEW: SCARBEE MMBASS and MMBASS NEW AMPED put the creamy bass sound of 70s
disco and funk at your fingertips – either dry or via four different amps.
RAMMFIRE is a groundbreaking amp emulation based on Rammstein guitarist Richard Z.
Kruspe’s personal setup.
NEW: SCARBEE JAYBASS is the perfectly sampled slapped and finger bass with three
pickup positions and a wealth of playing techniques.
NEW: SCARBEE FUNK GUITARIST gives you the instrument and the musician. Its instant
playability delivers the genuine flavor of the funk, letting you create driving rhythm guitar
lines in minutes.
NEW: SCARBEE PREBASS and PREBASS AMPED are two versions of a sampled Fender
Precision Bass – recorded D.I. and through four different amps.
DRUMS AND PERCUSSION
ABBEY ROAD I 60s DRUMS offers the pure sound of two famous 1960s drum kits,
recorded with vintage equipment at Abbey Road.
NEW: ABBEY ROAD I 70s DRUMS samples two distinctive vintage drum kits from the
1970s, recorded using classic vintage equipment.
BATTERY 3 is the professional yet easytouse drum sampler with vast mapping and
tweaking potential and a 12 GB library.
NEW: STUDIO DRUMMER is the perfect realization of a drummer in software – three
premium acoustic kits, a fullyfeatured mixer and effects section plus over 3,500 beats
NEW: BALINESE GAMELAN brings to life the rich, complex textures of the Gamelan,
exquisitely sampled by Soniccouture.
NEW: MASCHINE DRUM SELECTION is a groove construction tool providing 20 drum kits
taken from the MASCHINE library.
NEW: ABBEY ROAD I 80s DRUMS delivers the iconic sounds of a decade via two premium
drum kits recorded with classic period outboard gear.
NEW: ABBEY ROAD I MODERN DRUMS provides the highest quality contemporary drum
sounds. The dream setup for modern pop and rock producers.
NEW: WEST AFRICA delivers vibrant percussion and enchanting melodic instruments,
playable solo or as polyrhythmic ensembles, plus an intuitive pattern sequencer.
CREATIVE AND STUDIO EFFECTS
NEW: SOLID EQ gives you two parametric EQs that are a superb allround frequency
adjustment tool kit – from pinpoint accuracy for surgical problem solving to broader sound
NEW: SOLID BUS COMP is inspired by a legendary outboard compressor, delivering a tight
and transparent sound to your finished mix – adding power and punch without
NEW: SOLID DYNAMICS combines a stereo compressor with a gate/expander. Based on a
classic 80s mix console, it gives you a clean, responsive sound for drums, vocals, and
NEW: VC 2A is a software emulation of a true specialist – an electrooptical tube
compressor with a smooth, silky sound. Its smooth warm and natural sound makes it great
for guitars, bass, pads, strings and vocals.
NEW: VC 76 is an outstandingly accurate emulation of a legendary studio compressor. With
a characteristic presence and a punchy, clear highend, VC 76 is great for drums, vocals
and limiting the stereo sum.
NEW: VC 160 is based on a popular VCA compressor found in studios all over the world.
The VC 160 provides a huge threshold range, and is mostly used for mixing drums, adding
a definitive ‘thwack’ or ‘knock’ to even the dullest kick and snare.
THE FINGER is derived from Tim Exile’s live setup and is a new type of live performance
and realtime remix tool featuring 40 playable effects – the potential for audio mayhem is
NEW: THE MOUTH – Tim Exile's latest creation – is designed to generate melodies and
harmonies out of whatever audio material you feed it. The perfect starting point for
jamming in the studio, or on stage as a lively, dynamic performance instrument.
TRAKTOR’S 12 brings the world of DJ effects to the studio. A dozen of TRAKTOR's tried
and tested effects have been adapted for easy use within your DAW. Controlled by only four
intuitive knobs and buttons, the effects retain a serious amount of sound mangling
REFLEKTOR is a versatile convolution reverb with over 300 Impulse Responses, supreme
audio quality and zero latency, providing a range of reverbs from realistic rooms to virtual
NEW: TRANSIENT MASTER is an intuitive envelope shaper and a great tool for dynamically
placing instruments in the mix. Based on a studio favorite, it’s a goto tool for finding the
sweet spot in the mix – the secret spice for drums and percussion.