Musiclab RealEight

8-string Elec Guitar Bass Instrument
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ADK-MUS-1517-00100
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$139.00

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We are proud to present the RealEight virtual guitar instrument - the ideal guitar for creating lead, rhythm riff, and even bass tracks in your future rock and metal masterpieces! New RealEight 4 now got full-featured chording/strumming engine letting you successfully use it in a wide range of rock and pop music styles as well!

RealEight is 8-string sample-based electric guitar virtual instrument.

RealEight provides incredible playability based on easy-to-use keyboard layout as well as the advanced key/pedal/velocity switch system allowing a keyboardist to perform guitar parts with a whole new level of realistic expression.

RealEight covers practically all sounds, articulations, and techniques a professional guitarist can produce on his 8-string electric guitar, including  mute, bridge mute, harmonics, pinch harmonics, sliding, scraping, etc...

24-bit high quality dry samples recorded directly from pick-ups let you easily create any desired guitar sound using your favorite amplifier simulator.

Features

  • Incredibly deep sound covering huge 5-octave note range (8 strings, 24 frets)!
  • Ready-to-use Double Track and Quad Track patches with a single MIDI input
  • 30+ authentic guitar articulations and effects
  • Advanced Humanize section allowing to add realism to the performance both live and step-recorded in a MIDI track
  • Bass mode lowering the pitch of all strings to Bass guitar tuning
  • The unique Floating Fret Position technology, which imitates change of fret position of a guitarist's hand on the neck. This gives you the possibility of playing on up to 200 guitar frets using just 60 keys of a standard keyboard!
  • Guitar Rhythm Pattern technology providing powerful Pattern Manager completed with huge MusicLab Guitar Pattern Library for easily creating guitar accompaniment tracks. All you have to do is to find the appropriate rhythm pattern(s) in the Pattern Manager tree view, copy it to the needed number of measures, start your sequencer and use MIDI keyboard to play chord changes, or alternatively add chords to a MIDI track via sequencer's editor.
  • Song Mode turning RealEight 4 into a powerful and easy-to-use songwriting tool allowing you in no time create perfect guitar backing tracks for your songs. Simply insert chord symbols and rhythm patterns into the built-in Song Track - and your guitar part is ready!
  • The unique Struminator technology letting you use alternative MIDI controller (standard Guitar Hero game controller for Sony Playstation 3 by Activision Inc.) for creating authentic guitar accompaniment parts with ease and fun.


VERSION 4.0.5

  • Added an application notarization on macOS
  • Improved Logic and GarageBand compatibility
  • Fixed several bugs

GUITAR PATCHES

Single

Double-tracking

Quad-tracking

(V4) TUNINGS

RealEight 4 has now three tuning selections: Standard,Baritone and Bass available by simply clicking the appropriate button

Standard: 8-string guitar standard tuning: F#-B-E-A-D-G-b-ewith 8th string lowered to E (Drop E, expandable to Drop B)

Baritone: 7-string baritone guitar tuning: F#-B-E-A-D-f#-bwith 7th string lowered to E (Drop E, expandable to Drop B). The 1st stringwill be disabled

Bass: 8-string bass guitar tuning: F#-B-E-A-D-G-C-F. Notesplayed by MIDI will now trigger lower by octave sounds, thus keeping the wholekeyboard layout unchanged

(V4) PERFORMANCEMODES

Solo, Harmony, Chords, Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, Direct

SOUNDS

Full length (recorded with full attack and sustain)

Muted (fret hand mute)

Bridge Mute (palm mute)

Harmonics (Artificial)

Pinch Harmonics

Scrapes

Fret Position select

Pick position select (15 points)

Pick Noise (adjustable level)

Fret Noise (auto)

Release Noise (auto)

Drop B tuning (Solo mode)

Bass tuning

Baritone tuning

SOUND EFFECTS

Violining (volume swell)

Sustainer (sound swell)

FeedBacker (harmonic feedback)

Wah-Wah (MIDI CC control, Auto, Modulation)

KEY PEDAL/VELOCITY SWITCHES (SOLO MODE)

up to 31 assignable FXs

33 keys for Key Switches

Toggle/temporary switch modes

Custom Key Switch presets (save/load)

MODULATION WHEELSWITCH (SOLO MODE)

12 assignable FXs (including Mode Toggle)

ARTICULATIONS/TECHNIQUES/FXS

Up/Down strokes

Hammer-On/Pull-Off (up to octave range)

Hammer-On with Pull-Off on key release

(up to octave range)

Tapping

Legato

Slide Legato Up/Down (up to octave range)

Slide Up/Down (up to 2-octave range, speed adjustable)

Slide Up/Down Trigger to/from sustaining notes (speed/rangeadjustable)

Tremolo (up/down strokes, speed adjustable, tempo sync)

Trill (up to octave range, speed adjustable, tempo sync)

Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)

Reverse Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)

MonoBend (Unison Bend, lower string bend)

Muted Strums Up/Down

Slow Strums Up/Down

Chucka-Chucka (barre chords muted) Up/Down, various stringcombinations

Attack/Release time ajustable

Strum Speed adjustable

Strum layers (string groups) control

Number of strings used in strums adjustable

FretNoise (trigger)

Transpose, Transpose(toggle)

Unison/Octave selection for Harmonics

Harmonics on black Add-on keys in Bass&Pick mode

(V4) CHORDDETECT/CONSTRUCT SYSTEM

1-4 note piano chords to 6-voice guitar chords real-timetranslation

30 chord types recognition, including sus2, sus4, 6/9, 7th,9th and altered chords

4 chord positions along the fretboard

Slash Bass Chords option - allows to perform major/minortriads with any note in the bass

About 2000 instant guitar chord shapes

(V4) CHORD EDITOR(EDIT/CHANGE FACTORY CHORD FINGERINGS)

(V4) PATTERN MANAGER

Built-in multi-functional Pattern Manager letting you in notime create professionally sounding guitar accompaniment tracks

MusicLab Guitar Pattern Library (1250 rhythm patternscovering a wide range of music styles)

Pattern Tree view allowing to easily find/select rhythmpatterns

Pattern view, graphically presenting guitar 'Strokes'contained in the current rhythm pattern

Auditioning selected pattern by simply pressing chord on theexternal keyboard without starting your host sequencer

Total synchronization with host's tempo, start/stop, beats,loop, time signature...

Drag'n'Drop selected pattern from Pattern window right toyour host's MIDI track

Real time pattern arranging (changing pattern performance onthe fly):

Add/reduce dynamics (velo+)

Randomize dynamics

Apply velocity of trigger chord to pattern dynamics

Continuous dynamics changes (+/- velocity assigned to PitchBender controller)

Controlling string layers in strums (full/upper/lower) withthe input chord notes

(V4) SONG MODE,TURNING REALEIGHT 4 INTO A POWERFUL SONGWRITING TOOL:

Easy-to-use built-in Song Track for constructing guitarparts

Chord Selector, allowing to quickly select and insert chords

Import the whole chord sets directly from WEB page or Textdocument

Powerful Style Filter letting you find suitable patterns bymusical criteria

Export Song Track as a Standard MIDI file to use with anythird party instruments

HUMANIZE PARAMETERS

Pick Position

Resonance

Random Mutes

Attack Time

Stroke Time

Strum Time

Tremolo/Trill timing

Velocity

Pitch

DOUBLE- ANDQUAD-TRACKING CONFIGURATION LETTING YOU EASILY SIMULATE MULTI-TRACKED GUITARPARTS WITH THE SINGLE MIDI INPUT

(V4) JOYSTICK MODE(GAME CONTROLLER GUITAR INPUT)

MIDI GUITAR MODE(NORMAL GUITAR VIA MIDI INTERFACE INPUT)

REALEIGHT BONUSSOFTWARE

RealEight ships with IK Multimedia Amplitube Custom Shopsoftware! AmpliTube Custom Shop is a full-featured version of AmpliTube, with24 gear models included for recording and mixing in your favorite Mac/Win DAWor for playing on stage or practicing at home. Plus, the included Custom Shopallows you to try and buy over 200 new gear models available. You can now buildyour own collection of amp and effects models with a level of customizationnever seen before and at prices never so affordable.

 

COMPATIBILITY

Operates as a virtual instrument software plug-in in allmajor hosts like Logic, Cubase, Digital Performer, Sonar, Pro Tools, Studio One

 

Works as a Standalone module

SHIPPING

RealEight is available both as retail and downloadable(200MB each installer Mac/PC) versions. Retail version includes printed manualin English, German and Japanese languages.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

2GB+ RAM, 5GB+ free hard drive space

 

Windows 7 SP1/8.1/10 32bit or 64bit

VST2/VST3/AAX 32bit or 64bit host

 

OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13/10.14/10.15

VST2/VST3/AU/AAX 32bit or 64bit host

 

AAX support: Pro Tools 11/12/2020 AAX64.

Requirements

  • 2GB+ RAM, 5GB+ free hard drive space
  • Windows XP SP3/Windows Vista SP2 32bit or 64bit, Windows 7 SP1 32bit or 64bit, Windows 8.1 32bit or 64bit
  • VST2 32bit or 64bit/VST3 32bit or 64bit/AAX 32bit or 64bit host
  • OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10
  • VST2 32bit/VST3 64bit/AU 32bit or 64bit/AAX 32bit or 64bit host
  • AAX support: Pro Tools 10.3.9 AAX32, Pro Tools 11/12 AAX64.

 

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