Sample Tank delivers an interface that is separated into Three environments focused in layering, mixing, and editing sounds. The DAW comes along with 21 instrument categories and over 4,000 instruments, as well as over 2,500 percussion, drum, and complete construction-kit loops. Sample Tank also provides 55 built-in effects for mastering and mixing. IK Multimedia Sample Tank is a DAW for Windows and OS X. It is used for producing music in studio and for live performances.
The app is packaged with many sound libraries full of instruments, loops, and patterns. You can additionally add a lot more libraries via the IK Online Store.
Sample Tank was initially launched in 2001 as the first sample-based sound workstation created for a personal computer and has since become one of the most effective DAWs on the market. It has been featured on a significant number of pro productions and compositions. IK Multimedia Sample Tank is a top quality DAW that provides you the tools you need to create the next great piece of music.
SampleTank 3 allows you load several MIDI patterns in every Part. Now you can make inspiring grooves directly within the software and play them at will. The Live tab lets you bring SampleTank 3 on stage with you easier by giving you a clear way to arrange your performances by set lists and Song, letting you have your sounds ready to play instantly with its intelligent loading control system. SampleTank 3 currently supports direct integration with iRig Pads, IK’s ultra-portable MIDI groove controller.
Plug in your iRig Pads (or some other pad-based MIDI controller) and you can take benefit of SampleTank’s Pad interface, which lets you assign SampleTank 3’s 16 parts to the 16 pads on your controller for a smooth and tactile “out-of-the-box” music production practical experience.
Software Specs – SampleTank 3
Works as a multi-platform plug-in and as a Standalone app
Content structured in Instruments, Multis and MIDI Patterns
Totally compatible with Mac OS X and Windows
Supported plug-in formats: AAX, VST, and Audio Units
16 part multitimbral
16 individual stereo outputs
Info view with specific information and 3D icon for each instrument
Mix view and full mix parameters control
Live mode for instantaneous sounds loading, organized in set lists and songs
Expandable instrument library via the Custom Shop
Pad interface lets launch patterns, loops or single notes seamlessly from iRig Pads or any MIDI controller
57 studio quality effects
Part Range Controls allows for creating splits and layers
Edit view for in depth editing of all synth engine parameters, independently for all the elements or articulations that are included in the instrument
BPM syncable time-based effects, audio loop instruments and LFOs
Four play modes including mono legato with portamento.
Zone switch allows to edit individual key-zones for the selected sound elelement or articulation
Multi Articulation and Key Switch instrument control
Easy to use assignable MIDI control to any parameter with MIDI Learn
Instrument and Multi saving
Convenient Search function for Instruments, Multis and Patterns
Compatible with all previous “Powered by SampleTank” sound modules and sounds (can import all previous sounds and Combis)
Import feature allows users to import .wav and .aiff samples
3 Synth Engines
Full Amps: American Vintage T, Amp Combo, British Tube Lead 2, Jazz Amp 120, Modern Tube Lead, SVT Classic
Amp Components: Cabinet, Preamp, Tone Control
Distortion: Overscream, Distortion, Crusher, Overdrive
EQ and Dynamics: Channel Strip, Black 76, Model 670, White 2A, Vintage EQ-1A, Compressor, Parametric EQ, EQ Comp, Limiter
Modulation: Ensemble, Chorus C1, Opto Tremolo, Electric Flanger, Rotary Speaker, Uni-V, Small Phazer, AM Modulation, Multi Chorus, Chorus, Phaser, Env Flanger, Tremolo, Flanger, FM Modulation
Reverb and Delay: Acoustic Resonance, Tape Echo, Hall Reverb, ConvoRoom, Plate Reverb, Reverb, Ambience, Reverb Delay, Delay, Spring Reverb
Filters / Other: Piano Lid, Stereo Imager, Auto Pan, Multi Filter, LFO Filter, Phonograph, Env Filter, Slicer, Lo-Fi, Wah
4 Play Modes
Over 33 GB of samples
Over 4,000 new instruments with 21 instrument categories
Over 2,500 drum, percussion and full construction-kit loops
Over 2,000 MIDI files.
57 high-quality integrated effects, including 24 new effects for mixing, mastering and more creative applications derived from IK’s studio-grade T-RackS and AmpliTube production software
New Live mode lets you organize sounds for setlist and song for instant recall during performance
Accurate 3D renderings of instruments for easy identification and recall!
Try free demo – SampleTank – IK Multimedia