The MOTU Electric Keys is a cross-platform virtual instrument that delivers authentic sounds of 50 classic, vintage electric keyboard instruments from the last 40 years. This massive 40GB sound library includes over 20,000 meticulously crafted 24-bit 96 kHz multi-samples of legendary electric pianos, electric organs, clavinets, Wurlitzers, tape samplers, string machines, keyboard basses and other rare and exotic electric keyboard instruments.
Recreate the popular keyboard sounds and riffs you know so well from your favorite recordings of the last four decades of rock, pop, funk and jazz, or create your own unique style with an intriguing assortment of rare electric keyboard instruments never before offered in a virtual keyboard product - and sure to delight even vintage keyboard devotees.
Electric Keys is beautiful to look at and easy to use on screen. Load, save and combine factory or custom presets. Use the virtual effects rack to combine, apply and save chained multi-effects, including chorus, reverb, delay and more. It's easy, fast and fun to play and layer professional, authentic electric keyboard sounds.
The Advanced software features include MIDI control of nearly all parameters, 256-note polyphony per instrument, ultra-low latency, efficient disk streaming for fast preset loading, world-renowned UVI Engine for superb sound quality, universal plug-in compatibility and stand-alone operation. It can even load and play Electric Keys sounds using MachFive for convenient, consolidated operation with your other sound libraries.
The Electric Keys supports all major plug-in formats on Mac OS X and Windows (XP and Vista), including VST, DXi, MAS, Audio Units and RTAS. It also runs as a stand-alone application, turning any laptop or desktop computer into the ultimate electric keyboard instrument.
When you want to dig in a little deeper, open the Expert Settings pane. Tweak away with filters, envelopes, modulators, transposition and more. Load two sounds and assign each a key range to create instant splits or layers.
All parameters can be automated via convenient "MIDI learn". Simply right-click any control to assign any MIDI controller.
You can load and save "combis" consisting of a snapshot of the entire plug-in, including effects. Combis can be shared among plug-in formats and the stand-alone version - even across computer platforms. Dozens of factory presets and combis are supplied.
|System Requirements||Mac: OS X 10.4 or higher
For use as a plug-in, software that supports MAS, Audio Units, RTAS and VSTi formats
PC: Windows XP/Vista, 32- or 64-bit
For use as a plug-in, software that supports RTAS, VSTi and DXi formats