Battery

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
2.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    84,083
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 25, 2005
  • Price:
    Free to try; $199.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    82.17MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    44
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Combining the ease of use of a traditional drum machine with the sound- sculpting prowess of a sampler, Native Instruments Battery 2.0 is one of the best software-percussion tools available. Built around a clean interface that has become the de facto standard for all products in Native Instruments' pro-audio line, Battery is approachable and simple to learn. Once you load sound into the matrix-style interface, the fun begins. Each sample cell has an enormous amount of sound-tweaking flexibility, boasting tools such as compressors, multimode filters, LFO, customizable envelopes, and resampling effects. Also included is a mapping editor for layering up to 128 sounds together. Other controls include tune, saturation, bit control, and hertz. We liked the free-form envelope controls, which make it a snap to custom-tailor sounds to your specs. Our only complaint with Battery is that it really can't do much without a sequencer or some other MIDI device to drive it. Thankfully, Battery interfaces with RTAS, VST, Audio Units, Core Audio, Core MIDI, Dxi, ASIO, and Direct Sound, giving you plenty of options for hooking up to other programs. With its multitude of features, we can easily recommend Battery to both newbie beatheads and old-school pros alike.
 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Native Instruments
Publisher web site http://www.native-instruments.com/
Release Date April 25, 2005
Date Added April 25, 2005
Version 2.1
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP
Download Information
File Size 82.17MB
File Name Battery3_306U_Win.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 84,083
Downloads Last Week 44
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $199.99

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