Breathtaking, Comprehensive And Powerful

SESSION STRINGS PRO 2 features a mid-sized contemporary string ensemble – meticulously sampled down to the last detail with an extensive range of articulations for expressive playing.

A modern instrument with an interface featuring several smart-play features that helps spark creativity.

With its immaculate, intimate quality, unique musical workflow and vibrant, modern edge, SESSION STRINGS PRO 2 is the premium choice for pop, R&B and many more musical styles.

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Videos
Walkthrough Video Session Strings Pro 2

Walkthrough

 
The all-new Session Strings Pro 2
 

Introducing Session Strings Pro 2

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Tracks
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Flashin

Contemporary strings sections in a pumping and moving track.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS1

Viva

Syncopated, rhythmic lower string section in the foreground, a legato violin line gradually emerging.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS2

Dark Rays Of Light

Low sforzando notes poke through a legato pad. Rhythmic strings and drops of pizzicato.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS7

Chilly

After a dramatic intro, the strings in this track settle into rhythmic accompaniment for piano.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS9

Disco

A vintage disco track with a string melody filled with glissandi, trills, and tremolo.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS8

Crime Scenes

Building suspense with rhythms, low glissandi, and portamenti plus a sustained violin.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS6

So Many Tears

A soulful composition with the focus on legato strings.

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PhraseAnimator

Everything you are about to hear was created using the Phrase Animator.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS3

In Beirut

A majestic string melody and counterpoint develop over a rock drum and piano track.

Session Strings Pro 2 DS4

The Mountain

A double bass is topped with ascending strings and a tremolo line that evolves into a pop track.

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Features
 

Fresh Sound - New Possibilities

Fresh Sound - New Possibilities

Building on the immensely popular SESSION STRINGS PRO, SESSION STRINGS PRO 2 combines a refreshed sound with a newly designed modern interface - plus several innovative features to help you quickly realize your creative vision.
SESSION STRINGS PRO 2 offers up to eight violins, six violas, four celli, and four double basses. Use the existing instrument configuration or create your own custom ensemble of up to eight players. Choose from traditional or modern seating positions to adjust the stereo positioning of sections.

 

Maximum Expression

Maximum Expression

SESSION STRINGS PRO 2 offers 26 articulations, including legato, portamento, and glissando as well as multiple crescendi, trills, scoops, falls, and glissandi.
Add realistic, nuanced expression to your string arrangement by drawing from a vast array of playing articulations.
The dry, intimate samples accurately capture vintage instruments played by in-demand session pros.
Pull out individual instrument groups, or play full ensembles mapped across the keyboard.

 

Performance and Production Assistance

Performance and Production Assistance

Session Strings Pro 2 incorporates a wealth of play assistance features, including True Legato, Smart Voice Split, and Smart Chord.
TRUE LEGATO
Engage true legato, portamento, or glissando. Each note has its own correct transition.
SMART VOICE SPLIT
Ensure natural chord voicing with notes that are automatically allocated to the correct instrument group.
SMART CHORD
Generate fully orchestrated ensemble chords from single keys.

 

Rhythm Animator

Rhythm Animator

Add motion to chords with the rhythm animator – an arpeggiator with assignable articulations, chord, and note options per step.
Transforms chords into energetic and musical patterns and choose from a large number of pre-sets or create your own groove, building seamless rhythmic patches and ostinatos.

 

Phrase Animator

Phrase Animator

Use the Phrase Animator to quickly create new arrangements with unique, customizable patterns and phrases. The Phrase Animator offers an intuitive and inspiring way to create strings phrases that follow your harmonies.

 

Design Your String Section

Design Your String Section

Add a gentle finish to your composition or change the sound dramatically!
Select the size and instrumentation of your string section as an alternative to the full ensemble.
Transform the sound with a turn of one knob using the powerful Color effect or tweak the mix using the build-in mixing console with insert and send effects, including dynamics, EQ, delay, and convolution reverb.

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Summary

Session Strings Pro 2

  • Mid-sized contemporary strings
  • Two separate seating positions: Modern and Traditional
  • Up to 8 Violins, 6 Violas, 4 Celli, 4 Basses
  • Ensemble and individual instrument groups patches
  • Smart Chord to create fully orchestrated string chords from single keys or pads
  • Smart Voice split to allocate chord notes automatically to the correct instrument group
  • Phrase Animator with 180 flexible string arrangements
  • Fully editable Rhythm Animator with 264 patterns
  • Mixer page to set volumes, effects and processing of individual instrument groups
  • Color master effect with 51 unique convolution based multi effects
  • Native Instruments NKS compatible
  • Size: 38 GB / 49 GB (lossless sample compression)
  • 24 bit, 44.1 kHz
  • Kontakt instrument - requires free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 Version 5.8.0 or higher
  • System Requirements:
    • Windows 7, 8 or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit) Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 6 GB RAM
    • Mac OS X 10.11, 10.12 or 10.13 (latest update), i5, 6 GB RAM
    • An Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate this product. Once installed and activated, the product can be used offline.

Full Version €299 / $299



Owners Manual

Session Strings Pro 2

GUI Session Strings Pro 2
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