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Native Instruments has announced details on the library of the upcoming Kontakt 2, which will weigh in at more than 15 GB and make extensive use of the new "Kontakt Script Processor" (KSP) for a wide range of advanced performance effects.
A special version of the VSL orchestra, a Steinway Grand Piano, the "Elektrik Guitar", and a church organ sampled in 5.1 surround are some of the highlights of what will be the most powerful factory library of any sampler on the market.
The Kontakt 2 library will include:
Kontakt 2 has a suggested retail price of $579 / 499 Euro and should be released soon. An upgrade for all previous versions of Kontakt will be available for $169 / 149 Euro. Owners of NI KOMPLETE CARE 2005 will receive the upgrade at no further costs. All NI Komplete 2 purchases that are registered after January 20th, 2005 are also entitled to a free Kontakt 2 upgrade.
For more information, visit their web site at www.native-instruments.com