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Komplete Elements OR... Virtual Instrument Plugins
Old 10th September 2011
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Komplete Elements OR...

Not sure I am ready to invest in Komplete 8 and was thinking to try the above. I have no experience with softsynths. Is this software a good idea? What else should I look at? Or just bite the bullet and buy Komplete 8?
I am using Reaper and Studio One Pro DAW.
Old 10th September 2011
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Elements is a great way to get going and test the waters so to speak. It has a little bit of everything, more then enough to get started. I actually get most of what I need out of it, I would like to get the full blown package but haven't been able to justify it yet. The only downside I see is there is no upgrade path from elements to the full version so if you do end up getting the bigger package you are out the elements purchase price. I still think it's worth it though so you can take a as long as you want test drive before dropping the big cash.
Old 11th September 2011
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Komplete Audio 6 comes with Elements....not sure if its a good deal otherwise given there is no upgrade path and if you look around there are tons of free softsynths and Vsts
Old 11th September 2011
  #4
You could probably do better these days by going ala carte, but if you want a bunch of stuff in one go it's hard to go wrong with NI's bundles. My suggestion would be to pick up one of the older versions of Komplete for a song, and spend the rest of the money on whiskey
Old 11th September 2011
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Buy somebody's old komplete 7 off f eBay and you'll pretty much have komplete 8... The investment would be worth the reward
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