In this video, we check out the Kontakt 6 GUI Designer – a tool that comes bundled with Kontakt 6. The GUI Designer allows instrument creators to predefine their UI control layouts in advance so that they don’t need to set them up manually within their instrument scripts.
In this video, we explore how you can use Kontakt 6’s Creator Tools to automatically map samples based on their pitch and volume.
We’re releasing a new sample library today: Viola Ensemble. It’s $15 for a limited time.
We’ve created a Kontakt template that should be perfect for people trying to build piano instruments in Kontakt. The basic idea behind the template is that it it should allow you to build a piano instrument in Kontakt 5/6 without doing much scripting. Check it out!
Download the template here: https://github.com/dhilowitz/kontakt-piano-template/releases/latest
We’ve made a new Kontakt scripting tutorial in which we show how to work with piano samples. Topics covered: distinct samples for sustain and non-sustain, release triggers, and pedal up/down sounds.
We are donating 100% of all Decent Samples proceeds for the month of June to Community Bail Funds for the Black Lives Matter protests.
We have an exciting new Phonoharp sample for sale. Check it out:
In addition, all of our paid samples are now 40% off for the month of June. All proceeds for the entire month will be be donated community bail funds for people arrested during Black Lives Matter protests.
In this video, we explore the power and simplicity of Ableton Live’s built-in Sampler instrument. In the process, we take the Box Violin sample we released two weeks ago and create an Ableton Sampler version of it.
Apple has a new sampling plugin called Sampler; it comes as part of Logic 10.5. In this quick video, Dave Hilowitz gives the new plugin a spin, and uses it to create an EXS version of our Box Violins Sample Library.
Download the EXS version of Box Violins here.
In October 2019, Dave Hilowitz built a Box Violin out of a paintbrush box. Well, we’ve finally gotten around to sampling it, and today we’re releasing the resulting sample library for free.