u-he Hive 2

USD $149.00 (UK/EU orders incur VAT)

Sleek, streamlined, and supercharged, with effortless workflow and low CPU usage, Hive 2 can be used to create stunning patches in next to no time at all. Hive 2 is quick and uncomplicated, without sacrificing flexibility or audio quality. Main Features Include: Low CPU usage -3 different synth engines; 2 oscillators with wavetable option, 16x unison and tunable sub-oscillators; Drag & drop modulation assignment; 12×2 modulation matrix slots with modifiers for curvature, rectification, quantization, sample & hold, slew rate; 4 user-definable XY control pads; Arpeggiator, step sequencer with realtime recording; Unique 8-step shape sequencer with 4 independent outputs; 2 function generators can serve as extra envelopes, gate generators, LFOs, slew limiters; 7 rearrangeable effects: distortion, chorus, delay, phaser, EQ, reverb, compressor; Panel presets for each oscillator, filter, matrix slot, etc., with copy, load and save options; Solo buttons allow auditioning individual oscillator or filter signals; Scope to view the audio output or any modulation signal, with freeze option and zoom controls; Microtuning support (.tun files) -2000+ NKS-ready factory presets by some of our favourite sound designers, many more available online Resizable UI from 70% to 200%.

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Description

Manufacturer’s Summary

Sleek, streamlined, supercharged

Hive 2 is an easy-to-use synthesizer combining u-he’s famous sound quality with a low CPU footprint. The extra modulation features guarantee more fun than ever before.

Underneath its new face, Hive 2 lets you go deeper: Add life with the unique Shape Sequencer and Function Generators, layer traditional analogue waveforms with 2-dimensional wavetables, or control multiple effect parameters at the same time for the full-on, mindbending experience.

With its no-nonsense GUI, flexible signal routing and high quality effects, Hive 2 gives you the sound you want with a minimum of fuss.

Key Features:

  • Low CPU usage, 3 different synth engines
  • Resizable UI
  • 2 oscillators with wavetable option, 16x unison, tunable sub-oscillators
  • Drag & drop modulation assignment
  • 12x 2 matrix slots with modifiers for curvature, rectify, quantize, sample/hold, slew rate
  • 4 user-definable XY control pads
  • Arpeggiator, step sequencer with realtime recording
  • Unique 8-step shape sequencer with 4 independent outputs
  • 2 function generators can serve as extra envelopes, gate generators, LFOs, slew limiters
  • 7 re-arrangeable effects: distortion, chorus, delay, phaser, EQ, reverb, compressor
  • Panel presets for each oscillator, filter, matrix slot etc., with copy, load and save options
  • Solo buttons for auditioning individual oscillators or filter signals
  • Scope for viewing the audio output or any modulation signal, with zoom controls
  • MIDI remote control via learn page with editable list
  • Microtuning (.tun files)
  • 2000+ factory presets by some of our favourite sound designers; many more available online

Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, Windows 7 or newer, Linux beta version also available
  • Host application for VST2, VST3, AU, AAX (PT 10.3.7 or newer), 32bit or 64bit
  • Modern CPU (Sandy Bridge or newer is recommended)
  • 250MB free hard disk space recommended
  • 2GB RAM recommended
  • 1000 x 600px or larger screen

 
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