IK Multimedia SampleTank 4 Custom Shop


IK Multimedia releases SampleTank 4 Custom Shop - a free introductory version of its sound and groove workstation - plus SampleTank Editor and six new SampleTank Libraries

Custom Shop offers musicians and producers high quality sounds, effects and intuitive interface; expansion libraries and instrument editor provide powerful production tools

IK Multimedia announces a variety of major releases for its acclaimed SampleTank 4®, the newest generation of IK's legendary sound and groove workstation that offers professional-quality sounds, an intuitive interface and powerful editing and effects for musicians and producers. The new SampleTank 4 Custom Shop is a free download for Mac/PC that offers a powerful introduction to SampleTank 4, with more than 4 GB of professional-quality sounds plus editing and effects, with all the features of the full software. Users can take advantage of its many instruments and MIDI grooves to quickly and easily write songs and create tracks, then add effects, mix, and more.

A new public beta SampleTank Editor for all paid versions of SampleTank 4 offers even more creative freedom, letting users and developers easily create their own custom SampleTank Instruments and Libraries.

For further inspiration and song-ready grooves, six new SampleTank Libraries are now available, covering a range of instruments and loops.

SampleTank 4 Custom Shop offers musicians a full-featured, free introduction to the power of SampleTank 4 sound and groove creation workstation. Combining IK's award-winning sound engine with dozens of all-new Instruments and hundreds of MIDI loops, SampleTank 4 CS allows the creation of full tracks in a single plug-in, with the ability to expand as needed with additional sound libraries. All-new sounds cover all the essential instrument basics, and have been produced and specially programmed to make full use of SampleTank 4's deep sound creation features.

Key SampleTank 4 CS features include:

  • 50 Instruments, with over 4 GB of sound content
  • Comprehensive library; expandable with additional libraries
  • 200 MIDI grooves to build tracks quickly
  • Works as a plug-in or as stand-alone software

Best of all, users can take advantage of the full SampleTank sound engine and use features and included sounds with no restrictions. Like all versions of SampleTank 4, it also offers a re-designed sound engine with disk streaming; four Groove Players to animate sounds; a mixer with 70 effects, FX sends and master bus.

For those looking to bring their own sounds into SampleTank 4, the new SampleTank Editor is a free public beta sample import/programming tool that can be used to create new SampleTank 4 Instruments and Libraries. It's available to registered users of any paid version of SampleTank 4, and can be downloaded from User Area on the IK Multimedia website.

A streamlined, tab-based interface guides users through the process of constructing SampleTank Instruments - from the sample level all the way to the master Instrument. Instruments can be combined to create full Libraries.