Steinberg Intros Absolute 5 Virtual Instrument Collection


Steinberg has updated its Absolute bundle, their virtual music software collection that contains the company’s best plugin synths and workstations.


But, is Steinberg’s new synth plugin bundle an Absolute bargain?



Now totalling 28 instruments, Absolute 5 contains more than 130GB of content, and offers more than 7,500 presets.


New in Absolute 5 includes Backbone, Steinberg’s drum resynthesizer plugin; Amped Elektra, which offers vintage keys; Electric Bass; and expansions for Padshop 2, Retrologue 2 and Groove Agent 5 (all of which are included in the bundle).


In addition, Absolute 5 also contains all the instruments from its predecessor – the likes of HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3, The Grand 3 and many more.


Feature Highlights:


  • More than 130 GB of instruments and 7,500 inspiring presets
  • First-class sample libraries for bass, choir, orchestra, and keys
  • New: Drum re-synthesizer Backbone
  • New: Vintage keys Amped Elektra
  • New: Electric Bass


Find out more on the Steinberg website. The instruments in Absolute 5 run on PC and Mac in VST/AU/AAX formats.


Absolute 5 is available now for $500/€49

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