Kontakt 7 v7.8.0 R2R
Team R2R | 03 Feb 2024 | 442 MB
For 20 years, KONTAKT has been the backbone of countless film scores and pop hits, as well as thousands of incredible instruments from NI and your favorite NKS developers alike. Now, with a new HiDPI browsing experience, an overhauled Factory Library, new creative effects, and under-the-hood audio improvements, the next evolution is nearly here.
A NEW CHAPTER FOR THE WORLD’S FAVORITE SAMPLER
– KONTAKT continues to power the biggest selection of sampled instruments available.
– Search, filter, and preview sounds from across your collection via a new HiDPI browser.
– A revamped HiDPI Factory Library features new instruments from Orchestral Tools, rare analog synths, and much more.
– Build your own instruments with powerful editing and building tools, plus the Creator Tools companion app.
New HiDPI Browser, Factory Library 2 with HiDPI interfaces, New FX, UX improvements.
ADDED A new fullscreen HiDPI Browser featuring global text search, filter by tag, brand & properties, favorite presets, import of non-Player libraries
REMOVED Database tab has now been removed and superseded by the new Browser
FIXED Kontakt plugin window would appear tiny in some hosts when HiDPI was enabled
ADDED There is now a new Psyche Delay effect
ADDED There is now a new Ring Modulator effect
CHANGED Minimum supported macOS version is now 10.15
CHANGED “Locate Libraries” has been changed to “Manage Libraries” and redirects to Native Access
ADDED A new MIDI learn mechanism is introduced in the Automation tab
IMPROVED The Minimized View user experience has been enhanced
IMPROVED The Minimized View can now be toggled with F10
IMPROVED The Options dialog can now be called with F12
IMPROVED Octave numbers are now shown on the virtual keyboard
IMPROVED Help text now extends to the full width of the rack
ADDED The Output section now contains factory presets
FIXED In some cases Reaper would create a mono channel instead of stereo channels for Kontakt multi outputs
FIXED In some cases Cubase would crash when using certain 3rd party libraries
FIXED Group output was not saved in snapshots
FIXED Help tags of overlapping controls would be stuck
FIXED Banks did not have a default file name
FIXED Kontakt would crash when attempting to display special characters
FIXED Edit all buses did not apply to all send effects parameters
FIXED Load file dialog would display incorrect file extension
FIXED Collection of minor GUI fixes
IMPROVED In the “Saving Instrument” dialog, the “Absolute sample paths” option is now disabled by default and not persistent
FIXED When using Auto Map in the Mapping Editor, Kontakt would not interpret numerical tokens starting with zero
FIXED Zone auto mapping numeric value to single key would not set the root note
IMPROVED Maximum number of declared user zones in now increased to 1024
IMPROVED New empty groups can now also be created from the Expert tab context menu
IMPROVED Empty user zones can now be hidden in the Mapping Editor
FIXED Tape Saturator would cut out the signal with sample rates above 192khz
FIXED Output section batch creation would create surround channels instead of stereo
FIXED Kontakt would crash when forcing Wavetable parameters out of range via KSP
ADDED KSP Engine parameter for setting the LFO phase $ENGINE_PAR_LFO_PHASE
ADDED KSP Bindings for the 32 Step Modulator
IMPROVED KSP Script errors and warnings are now more informative and consistent
IMPROVED KSP A getter function for $EVENT_PAR_MOD_VALUE_ID is added
IMPROVED KSP ui_mouse_area now responds to control parameters for Control, Alt and Shift keyboard modifiers