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How do they stack up? The Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 Virtual Studio Technology vs the Synthogy Ivory II Upright Pianos

See how the Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 Virtual Studio Technology stacks up against the Synthogy Ivory II Upright Pianos in today's product comparison. Not sure which is right for you? Read on and find the perfect item for your needs. If you would like to see more product comparisons from the same category, click here.

The first product we will be looking at is the Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 Virtual Studio Technology. This VST is used by professionals everywhere, so you can bet it has some of the best quality sounds around. The Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 has a whopping 10,000 sounds to explore and play. The new version, 2.0, has seen some staggering new improvements from the original. The new arpeggiator and new effects provide you with loads of options for all of your creative needs.

And now we will have a look at our second product, the Synthogy Ivory II Upright Pianos. This VST includes samples from four different hand-selected pianos, resulting in a wide variety of powerful, diverse tones at your fingertips. It's generous with the samples, with an 84 GB library and up to 16 velocity layers. Upright Pianos uses all the latest technology to bring you the absolute top sounds.


More about the Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 Virtual Studio Technology

The best thing about this particular VST is that you can put your own audio content through the Omnisphere, giving you even more possibilities for creating original sounds. The genres you can play with this VST are diverse and the complexity of the sound is superlative. You're in charge of the sound design which makes it ideal for professional studio use. There new 8 filter types and new modulation features which make it all the more special.


Taking a look at the features of the Synthogy Ivory II Upright Pianos

It also has the Harmonic Resonance Modeling and DSP engine but with new and improved sounds thanks to the four vertical piano sources. These pianos include the Yamaha u5 Modern Upright, Hume Vintage Upright, and Barroom Upright and were carefully chosen to get a rich vintage sound. For this reason, this VST is loved by all musicians looking for vintage blues, jazz, or even a rock vibe.

HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 Virtual Studio Technology Synthogy Ivory II Upright Pianos
KEY FEATURES

+ Ten thousand sounds.

+ Improved features.

+ Professional sound.
+ Vintage sound from four upright pianos.

+ Diverse genres.
WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
The possibilities are truly endless with the Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2. It's pricey software, but you get what you pay for: quality sounds, effects for days, filters, and so many other features, to give your sound that extra special feel. It's by far the most professional-friendly VST you can use for your music. This is one of those software options that can be used by artists across all genres.


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You might also be interested in Music Critic's in-depth article on this topic, 8 Best Piano VST of 2018.


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