Reason 11

by Reason Studios

  • Includes Standalone & Plugin (VST3/AU/AAX)
  • 17 instruments, 29 effects
  • 30 day return policy
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Create amazing sounds

Reason is a powerful collection of fantastic instruments, synthesizers and effects for you to create endless amazing sounds and music. Use it as a plugin with your favorite DAW or produce music in Reason standalone.

VST3/AU/AAX plugin

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Reason is a super-sized expansion to your studio setup with synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, MIDI effects, sampled instruments and creative effects.

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Music production tool

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Reason can be used standalone as a fully featured music studio for fast and creative music production, including recording and mixing.

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Virtual studio rack

At the heart of Reason is a virtual rack where you craft the sounds your music needs, from scratch or from Reason’s huge library of sounds. Synthesizers, instruments and effects–as many as you need. Reason covers every need from the synthetic and electronic to acoustic and organic.

Instruments

Inviting, easy to use and with a sound to die for: Reason’s instrument is the true stars of the Reason experience.

  • Grain Sample Manipulator
  • Radical Piano
  • Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer
  • Thor Polysonic Synthesizer
  • Rytmik Drum Machine
  • Klang Tuned Percussion
  • Pangea World Instrument
  • Humana Vocal Ensemble
  • Monotone Bass Synthesizer
  • Kong Drum Designer
  • NN19 Sampler
  • NN-XT Advanced Sampler
  • Malström Graintable Synthesizer
  • Dr. Octo Rex Loop Player
  • Redrum Drum Computer
  • Subtractor Analog Synthesizer
  • MIDI Out Device
  • ID-8 Instrument Device

Utilities

  • RPG-8 Monophonic Arpeggiator
  • Matrix Pattern Sequencer
  • Pulsar Dual LFO
  • Mixer 14:2
  • Line Mixer 6:2
  • Spider Audio Merger & Splitter
  • Spider CV Merger & Splitter
  • Combinator

Sounds & Patches

Huge sound banks with more than 29000 device patches, loops and samples

Effects

From the easy and straightforward to the esoteric and downright complex, Reason comes with all the effects you need.

  • Quartet Chorus Ensemble new
  • Sweeper Modulation Effect new
  • Master Bus Compressor new
  • Channel Dynamics new
  • Channel EQ new
  • The Echo
  • Pulveriser Demolition
  • RV7000 MkII Reverb
  • Softube Amp
  • Softube Bass Amp
  • Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
  • Alligator Triple Filtered Gate
  • Synchronous Effects Modulator
  • Neptune Pitch Adjuster
  • BV512 Vocoder
  • Audiomatic Retro Transformer
  • MClass Equalizer
  • MClass Stereo Imager
  • MClass Compressor
  • MClass Maximizer
  • RV-7 Digital Reverb
  • DDL-1 Digital Delay Line
  • D-11 Foldback Distortion
  • ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter
  • CF-101 Chorus/Flanger
  • PH-90 Phaser
  • COMP-01 Compressor/Limiter
  • PEQ-2 Two Band Parametric EQ
  • UN-16 Unison

Player MIDI FX

  • Beat Map Algorhythmic Drummer new
  • Scales & Chords
  • Dual Arpeggio
  • Note Echo
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Features

  • VST plugin support: add any instrument or effect plugin to Reason’s rack
  • Delay compensation makes all signal paths play in perfect, phase-locked sync
  • Opens songs and synth patches made in Reason Compact - the free pocket music studio for iOS
  • Rack Extensions lets you expand your collection of instruments and effects from Reason Studios and 3rd party developers
  • Support for Ableton Link: effortlessly sync Reason and other link enabled apps over WiFi
  • Unlimited audio recording and instrument channels
  • Fully featured high-precision multitrack sequencer with Blocks mode and audio comping tools
  • High quality realtime time stretch & audio transpose
  • Pitch Edit mode for polishing your vocal recordings
  • Audio slicing and audio quantize—correct the timing of your audio recordings
  • Convert recorded or imported audio in the sequencer into REX loops for further sound manipulation
  • MIDI instrument output—control synths, samplers and keyboards from Reason's sequencer
  • MIDI clock output—sync hardware to Reason
  • Advanced exporting—export your separate mixer channels as individual audio stems, including effects and tempo track
  • Live sampling on all Sampler devices
  • Remote mapping to external MIDI controllers and hardware control saurfaces
  • Supports all major file formats—from wave and AIFF to mp3 and more
  • Realtime sample rate and bit depth conversion allows for importing any audio into Reason without issues
  • Multicore support and 64-bit compatibility makes Reason fast and powerful on any computer
  • Self-contained song files make moving projects between computers and collaborator as easy as moving a single file
  • Advanced modeled mixing console with complete channel strip for every instrument and audio channel
  • ReGroove Mixer real-time groove console

System Requirements

macOS

  • - Fast, stable internet connection for installation and registration
  • - Intel Mac with multi-core processor
  • - 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended for large ReFills or Rack Extensions)
  • - 4 GB free system disk space required, plus 8 GB for optional content. Additionally, program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space
  • - Mac OS X 10.11 or later (64-bit)
  • - Monitor with at least 1280x768 resolution
  • - CoreAudio compliant audio interface or built-in audio hardware
  • - MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended
  • - For using Reason as a VST Plugin, a host with VST3 support is required
  • - For using Reason as an AU plugin, a host with AUv2 support is required
  • - For using Reason as an AAX plugin, Pro Tools 12 or later is required

Windows

  • - Fast, stable internet connection for installation and registration
  • - Intel or AMD multi-core processor
  • - 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended for large ReFills or Rack Extensions)
  • - 4 GB free system disk space required, plus 8 GB for optional content. Additionally, program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space
  • - Windows 7 or later (64-bit)
  • - Monitor with at least 1280x768 resolution
  • - Audio Interface with ASIO driver
  • - MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended
  • - For using Reason as a VST Plugin, a host with VST3 support is required
  • - For using Reason as an AAX plugin, Pro Tools 12 or later is required

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