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Ambient/PAD Synth Library?

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  1. Flow Of Time

    Flow Of Time Member

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    Does something like that exist? A Synth specialized on Ambient/PAD stuff, preferably with a lot of presets to choose from?

    At the moment I make my own sounds, by using a piano with tonnes of reverb or sonething like that, but that's a little unhandy^^
     
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    Omnisphere.
     
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    Of course, it exists. There are entire genres of music dedicated to those sounds.

    My favorite ambient synths: Camel Audio Alchemy & Native Instruments Absynth. Massive is also great (although known more for bass than ambient sounds).

    More presets than you would ever need: http://www.camelaudio.com/Sound-Sample-Libraries.php
     
  4. Flow Of Time

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    Awesome, thanks! The Camel Audio looks interesting, I'll look into it when I get home
     
  5. Flow Of Time

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    Just looked it up on my cellphone. The free Alchemy Player looks perfect to me ;) I suck at tweaking my own Synth Patches anyway^^
     
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    LeSedna Mat or Mateo

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    Omnisphere is specialist of pad and ambiant sounds. Can't go wrong with it for what you describe.

    Sylenth1 has awesome presets of any kind, pads included.

    Analogue style : Arturia V Collection 3.0
    Last interesting option is Native Komplete 10 with several major synths, all together with dozens or hundreds of other instruments.
     
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    LeSedna Mat or Mateo

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    I haven't been attracted to the Alchemy price politics and how it is designed, but indeed it is not a bad idea for this kind of use. As you said, you don't always need to tweak the sounds anyway. I find it more critical when designing lead sounds or things like that
     
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    Steinberg's padshop pro.
     
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    Literally any synth with ADSR and waveform (sine, saw, square, pulse, triangle) controls and some effects will get you pretty much there.
     
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    Vice//Versa Dude among dudes

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    Synth Master Player is like 9 bucks right now. Awesome synth, tons of presets.
     
  11. Flow Of Time

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    Ok now padshop pro looks friggin awesome! I could even see myself tweaking my own presets with that type of synth :D The price seems fair aswell
     

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