u-he:

Satin 1.3.1 is out now. It includes our tagged preset browser and it's compatible with Native Instruments’ NKS FX format.

Details, downloads and audio demos

Zebra2 2.8 rev. 7422 update

Zebra2 fixes Mac installer and a rare XY bug.

Diva 1.4.3 rev. 7422 update

An update for Diva with fixed Mac installer and more.

Bazille Vectors

Aiyn Zahev’s Vectors is a new soundset for Bazille.

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New sounds for your synths

Arena (for Hive)

Arena is a focused soundset filled with lead sounds for contemporary club music. Fifty presets ready for writing memorable melodies and riffs. Compact and concentrated inspiration. Learn more

Atmos (for Diva)

Travel through spaces—the real and the fantastical. All 128 presets in this collection are permeated with a sense of space. Conjure outer space, empty buildings or windswept fields. Learn more

Tarot (for Hive)

An unconventional new soundset for Hive, guided by the meaning and interpretations of each card. Immerse yourself and let the sounds guide you, or find your own path. A free download. Learn more

Arena soundset
Atmos soundset
Tarot soundset

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News and updates


Information about u-he plug-ins and macOS High Sierra (10.13) compatibility.

Satin goes NKS FX

May 31, 2018

Along with numerous minor bugfixes and improvements, Satin now comes with NKS compatibility and our new preset browser, which includes preset tagging and powerful search functions. We've also worked hard on the UHX compander subsystem so that the original behaviour is more faithfully reproduced. Alas, this meant adding a legacy button for the sake of backwards compatibility, but we're sure it was worth it.

This is a free update for existing users of Satin - simply download and install!

Hotfixes for Diva and Zebra2 now available

May 31, 2018

Typical! After releasing the new versions we immediately found some minor annoyances that needed to be fixed pronto…

For the Mac version of Diva 1.4.3 as well as Zebra 2.8 (rev 7422) we fixed the cause of a crash due to missing write permissions as well as another that happened if a symbolic link pointed to an external drive. This hotfix also solves a few preset browser problems (in all platforms) that arise while creating or duplicating folders.

This free update is recommended for all users of Diva and Zebra2 - simply download and install!

 

New Bazille soundset Vectors by Aiyn Zahev

May 31, 2018

We proudly present 60 new action-packed presets that transcend EDM: Pulsing arpeggios, glassy cityscapes, yearning synth leads and dark, grimy basses - all driven via modulation wheel, aftertouch and breath (MIDI CC 2). Vectors will have you racing along gleaming futuristic highways, accompanied by breathtaking vistas of high-tech cyberpunk cities that hide their dark side behind a veneer of neon lights…

Our New Newsletter

May 31, 2018

Like so many companies, we took part in the grand GDPR clean-up and asked our newsletter subscribers to re-subscribe to our newsletter, this time not only asking for double opt-in but also explaining purpose and storage - all wrapped nicely into a slightly more complicated-but-compliant signup form.

About a quarter of our subscribers came back so far. So of you missed it and you're among those 75% we have lost and you wonder why you don't get any newsletter from us anymore, this is it - and it's easily fixed!

That said, we'll continue with our newsletter just like we did, which we think is a good balance between nice information and marketing.


 

From the Community

A few tidbits pulled from our vibrant community section.


Feature: Alexander Hacke

From the seminal German industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten, to numerous collaborations and solo projects, Alexander Hacke has lived a life surrounded by art and music. We visited him in his Berlin studio to learn more about him, his music and his new soundset…

Watch the interview…

New in the PatchLib

In the spotlight: Mun Mtshams 2 from Kyhon. Mun Mtshams 2 is his second collection of weird and wonderful sounds for ACE. Kyhon has a unique and unusual aesthetic full of experimentation and boundary pushing ideas.

More information…