FORCE 3.2 is the MOST POWERFUL STANDALONE music production system for studio production and live performance. Now, FORCE 3.2 delivers even more inspiring plugin FX, sounds, creative editing, arranging and vocal effects processing as well as award-winning mixing and mastering plugins from world-renowned AIR Music Tech.
FORCE 3.2 is now fully compatible with all MPC Plugin instruments/Effects.
You can now purchase a range of incredible new AIR instruments/Effects for FORCE. The new collection of plugins brings together the AIR team’s expertise in sampling, synthesis, and DSP, creating a new standard for FORCE. Each instrument comes in both Standalone and MPC Software desktop versions with beautiful GUI and TUI editors. Experience a new dimension of sound like never before inside FORCE for a truly inspiring musical experience. Each Plugin has been designed with a fast and vibrant touch interface for an intuitive and compelling workflow with an extensive library of presets which can be browsed using the new FORCE TUI Sounds mode.
Immerse yourself in a world of sound.
BE INSPIRED BY A UNIVERSE OF BREATHTAKING SOUNDS AND EFFECTS
Discover a world of new plugin instruments and effects for your Force, bringing the ultimate sonics to your production. Dive-in and experience the deep sonics of Fabric XL, the classic 70s synth wave of Mini D, the FM soundscape of OPx-4, the classic sampling sound of Akai with Flavor Pro... and much more. Take your next step into the world of sound!
The ultimate sound browsing experience is now available in FORCE 3.2. Build and save performances and edit your instruments from this new touch screen experience. The Sounds Page is designed to work intuitively with the powerful FORCE multitouch screen, perfect for finding and auditioning sounds during your production process. Sounds are grouped by instrument Type, MPC Expansions, Drum Programs, CV Programs, and more.
Get that vinyl record feel from any sample or sound source using the new AIR Flavor insert effect. Select from over 30 different timbres including Radio Transistors, Tubes, Boom Boxes and Amplifiers to manipulate your source sound. You can then add and simulate analog record Distortion, Flutter, and Noise while also impacting the stereo field to create more mono sounding audio effects.
AIR AMP SIM
FORCE 3.2 brings a new Amp and Cabinet Simulator to the FORCE platform for adding sweet harmonic distortion to samples, vocals, drums, synths, bass, and yes—guitars. Lay down a guitar or bass lick in FORCE or run your drum bus through a full stack to soak it in some creative harmonic distortion. This new FORCE plugin offers colorful amp simulation and cabinet emulation effects of many types and sizes.
Granulator has also been updated making it easier to mangle your audio and create new timbres and tones using its granulation engine. The new update for FORCE 3.2 also gives users control over three new parameters: Reverse, Shape and Skew. AIR Granulator’s new parameters allow for interesting audio manipulation and creating signature sounds, perfect for adding texture and dimension to your tracks.
In FORCE 3.2 you can now add Ratchet effects to your MIDI and add groove to rhythmic elements or melodic lines. Flare cymbals, trill synth lines or repeat bass notes with the flick of a finger. The Probability MIDI setting lets you choose the probability that a note from your MIDI track will play based on 0% to 100% probability—perfect for adding some variation and dimension to your repetitive beats, rhythm, or melody lines.
In FORCE 3.2 you can now re-order your tracks by simply changing the tracks position directly from the Matrix, Mixer, or Arrange windows. New track position will take effect when you leave the editing popup.
In FORCE 3.2, you can now capture a snapshot of all of the automation parameters in your project within a launch row. Once a snapshot has been captured to a row, automation settings can be launched with event data on that row.
FORCE 3.2 adds an integrated high-fidelity instrument Tuner to its arsenal of tools. Now you can tune your external MIDI CV synth, guitar, bass, fiddle, hurdy gurdy or any other musical instrument using the FORCE Tuner completely standalone.
AIR Mellotron Instrument, a recreation of the tape-sample keyboard, is designed for fresh, creative music production with a wide array of parameters, settings, and controls to craft an expansive range of keyboard instrument sounds.
The AIR Solina Plugin is based on the classic 6-timbre polyphonic keyboard instrument featuring Contrabass, Cello, Viola, Violin, Trumpet and Horn selections with independent volume, pan and pitch control. Combine them and use the Flavor section for a massive sonic experience.
WayOutWare’s faithful recreation of the legendary synth with incredible circuit modeling, signal processing and sound character. Over 150 presets including synth leads, ambient pads, drum percussion and more—utilize the control layout to tweak and automate parameters for unique sound design.
DrumSynth is a revolutionary synthesizer drum machine plugin instrument for powerful drum sound design. Enjoy the power to create and sculpt amazing drum sounds from the ground up, run them through a multitude of sound-shaping and audio effects processors then save to your collection of custom user presets, empowering you to quickly build your personal collection of customized percussive textures.
Cover everything from hard-hitting plucks to sultry melodic leads with this preset and macro-based synth combining multiple synth engines (wavetable, FM, subtractive, sampling) and a giant preset library into a single easy-to-use package
Emulate the sound of classic vintage analog poly-synths with an advanced analog modelling algorithm plus packaged with five integrated AIR effects
Access the sounds of a classic mono synths with variable oscillator waveshapes, Sub/fifth oscillators, LPF & HPF options and four integrated AIR effects
The ultimate in classic e-piano emulation with Pickup, Envelope, Bell and Noise parameter sections, fiver AIR effects and dozens of pre-sets to get you started
From remix to mix and master, the massive collection of insert effects by AIR Music Tech. deliver over 90 world-class plugins to FORCE for mixing & mastering, climactic beat drops and song transitions. These insert effects will take your FORCE projects from concept to completion every time.
The powerful standalone FORCE workflow is even more efficient with Disk Streaming functionality. Record and playback longer audio tracks, perform an entire DJ set, or create larger keygroup programs all while enjoying faster project load times. Stream from external hard disks, USB flash, SD cards and more into your FORCE for quick project loading and efficient resource management. Disk Streaming eliminates lengthy project load times keeping the music and your creativity flowing. Disk Streaming enables better system resource allocation and performance for expanded creativity.
Resample your clips or capture audio from FORCE’s collection of inputs and discover the endless creative possibilities of looping. Backed by an intuitive touch user interface and full audio routing capability, FORCE’s Looping capability is perfect for studio-centric inspiration or adding something truly original to your performance.
Out-the-box, FORCE comes preloaded with 10GB+ of must-have sounds from industry leading sample content providers, including SampleTools by CR2, MSX Audio and Sample Magic. With 248 kits, 16 demo projects, 2,500+ loops and 500+ patterns, FORCE’s core library provides immediate access to the most sought-after sounds to inspire your creativity from the get-go.
Simplify your sample browsing and auditioning with on-board Splice integration in FORCE. Splice Sounds fuels the creativity of producers around the world with millions of high-quality, royalty-free samples, sounds, presets and loops, covering nearly every musical style. With Splice natively embedded in FORCE, experience immediate Wi-Fi access to your own Splice library directly from the touch screen user interface.
FORCE comes pre-mapped to control Ableton Live wirelessly or via an ethernet cable using Ableton Link. Enjoy the seamless flexibility to instantly switch FORCE between standalone operation and Live Control mode without ever stopping playback from either ecosystem. For the ultimate standalone experience, you can now bring your Ableton projects into FORCE for a workflow completely free of computer tethering using the new Ableton Live Project Import function.
Full-size SD card slot
USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives
Wirelessly connect your Bluetooth® compatible device
Play in time with Ableton Link
8x8 Clip Launch/Performance Pad Matrix
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