Year / Date of Issue: 03.2021
Developer site: u-he
Format: VSTi, VSTi3, AAX * (* MOD)
Bit depth: 32bit, 64bit
Tabletka: cured VR
System requirements: Windows 7 or newer 1GB RAM, more recommended Modern CPU (Sandy Bridge or newer recommended) 1000 × 600 or larger display
Description: Hive: light synthesizer, heavy sound. Sleek, streamlined and super fast.
Hive was built for speed. An easy workflow, low cpu usage, and a single page interface mean you can create your tracks quickly. Being “fast and simple” doesn’t mean sacrificing sound quality or creative control. Hive is packed with features, controls, and enough flexibility to create stunning sounds.
With a simple workflow and low CPU usage, you can create amazing patches almost instantly. Hive 2 is fast and simple, without sacrificing flexibility or sound quality. Packed with more controls than ever, Version 2 opens up new possibilities for creative expression.
Low CPU usage, 3 different synth engines
2 oscillators with wavetable option, 16x unison and tunable sub-oscillators
Drag & drop modulation assignment
12×2 modulation matrix slots with modifiers for curvature, rectification, quantization, sample & hold, slew rate
4 user-definable XY control pads
Arpeggiator, step sequencer with realtime recording
Unique 8-step shape sequencer with 4 independent outputs
2 function generators can serve as extra envelopes, gate generators, LFOs, slew limiters
7 rearrangeable effects: distortion, chorus, delay, phaser, EQ, reverb, compressor
Panel presets for each oscillator, filter, matrix slot, etc., with copy, load and save options
Solo buttons allow auditioning individual oscillator or filter signals
Scope to view the audio output or any modulation signal, with freeze option and zoom controls
Microtuning support (.tun files)
2000+ NKS-ready factory presets by some of our favorite sound designers, many more available online
Resizable UI from 70% to 200%