MOTU Electric Keys Software Synth
Electric Keys delivers the most comprehensive collection of electric keyboards ever offered: 50 different instruments spanning 40 years, from the early tape samplers and string machines of the 1960’s to the classic electric pianos, organs and clavs of the 70’s, 80’s and beyond. This unprecedented, massive library includes 40GB of electric keyboard sounds with over 20,000 samples recorded in pristine 24-bit 96 kHz resolution to capture every authentic nuance of each original instrument.
Recreate the popular keyboard sounds and riffs you know so well from your favorite recordings of yesterday, or create your own unique style with rare electric keyboard instruments never before offered in a virtual keyboard product.
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. Advanced software features include 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. You can even load and play Electric Keys sounds using MachFive for convenient, consolidated operation with your other sound libraries.
Electric Keys contains over 20,000 samples of pianos, organs, clavinets and Wurlitzers, along with tape samplers, string machines, keyboard basses and more obscure instruments. Fifty well-preserved and maintained vintage instruments were used to create the sounds in Electric Keys, including models from Fender, Yamaha, Korg, Roland, Hammond, Wurlitzer, Hohner, Elka, Farfisa, Mellotron, Moog, RMI, Arp and others.
The majority of samples are recorded at a 24-bit 96kHz resolution, but can be played at other rates if needed via Electric Keys' flexible 32-bit UVI playback engine. Electric Keys has a simple and attractive software interface plus a software multi-effects rack. 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.
The main features of the MOTU ELECTRIC KEYS include:
A cross-platform virtual instrument with 50 classic, vintage electric keyboard instruments from the last 40 years
40GB sound library, containing over 20,000 samples
Pianos, organs, clavinets and Wurlitzers, along with tape samplers, string machines, keyboard basses and yet more obscure instruments
Runs as a stand-alone application via included flexible 32-bit UVI playback engine
Supports all major plug-in formats on Mac OS X and Windows (XP and Vista), including VST, DXi, MAS, Audio Units and RTAS