Arturia - Pigments 3.5 Software Synthesiser
Arturia - Pigments 3.5, Virtual Synthesiser with Wavetable Synthesis, Granular Synthesis, VST, AU, AAX
Virtual Synthesiser with Wavetable Synthesis
Arturia - Pigments 3.5 Software Synthesiser
POLYCHROME SOFTWARE SYNTHESISERA vastly powerful wavetable and virtual analogue software synthesiser over two decades in the making, Arturia’s Pigments is the soft synth to end all soft synths. Sporting game-changing wavetable synthesis, granular synthesis, harmonic synthesis, alongside Arturia’s nuanced analogue modelling, Pigments 3 heralds the dawn of a new era for the company.
The guys at Arturia have spent the best part of two decades carefully analysing and reinventing the most iconic synths the world has ever seen, the time was ripe for a soft synth with a versatile architecture and rapid workflow which ensures curating modern sounds with complex modulation super easy and super fun!
at a glance
• Triple Oscillator Virtual Analogue Engine
• Complex Wavetable Engine
• Twin Morphing Filter - 8 Filter Types
• Visual Interface - Advanced Graphics
• Advanced Modulation + 4 x Macro Controls
• Insert and Send FX - 13 FX Types
• Mac and Windows Compatible (64-Bit)
• Standalone, VST 2.4, VST 3, AAX, AU
Pigments Update: Version 3.5!
what's new in pigments 3.5?Arturia have released upon the world the highly-anticipated update 3.5 for Pigments, which includes loads of new features and sound design capabilities. Version 3.5 is free of charge update for all Pigments owners!
CrossmodIntroduce cross modulation between engines 1 and 2. Either engine can be used as a modulation source, with a number of parameters to customize for wild harmonics, unusual waveforms, and extreme sonic results.
New Distortion ModulePigments 3.5’s new Distortion Module combines 16 modes of distortion with built-in filtering, for everything from bubbling germanium fuzz to jagged wavefolding, soft saturation or pure filth.
Expanded Comb Filter FXPigments' comb filter now comes with 3 new damped modes; LP6, BP6, and HP6. These filter out certain frequencies in the feedback loop for unique sounds like ambient plucks, shimmering bowed leads, and much more.
New WavetablesPigments 3.5 features dozens of new wavetables inspired by molecular structures, mineral textures, and aggressive modern timbres.
Free Factory Preset BankPigments 3.5 introduces 150 new patches exploring the massive potential of new features like CrossMod, Comb Filter, and more.
Enhanced Sample Engine BrowserThis now features subfolders and one-click sample preview.
What’s New in Pigments 3?
bigger, bolder, and more versatile than everPigments has evolved to be bigger, bolder, and more versatile than ever, blurring the lines between timbres and pushing sound design into vivid new territory.
Harmonic oscillatorHarmonic oscillator for expressive & beautiful additive synthesis
depth & colourThird Utility engine to add depth & colour to any sound
64 new wavetables64 new wavetables for metallic, aggressive timbres
4 new FX4 x new FX including Pitch Shift Delay & Flanger BL-20
iconic filtersJup-8 V’s iconic resonant low pass filter
Enhanced filtersEnhanced filter & FX routing
tutorialsNew in-app tutorials
new sounds200 new preset sounds
An Infinite Spectrum of Sound
Sound EnginesCombine any 2 out of 4 sound engines for your own custom timbres.
Utility EngineAn extra oscillator & up to 2 layers of sampled noise for sonic depth.
Dual filtersChoose any 2 out of 10 filter types, with advanced routing.
Professional FXEnjoy 18 stunning FX algorithms, from vintage to cutting-edge.
Massive modulationModulate anything with anything, with a simple click-and-drag.
Powerful sequencingSequence & arpeggiate with advanced randomization, scale quantization, and polyrhythms.
Easy-to-use interfaceColour-coded 3-panel design with real-time visual feedback.
Preset library1200 presets, spanning every genre, crafted by elite sound designers and producers.
Create Any Sound
Whatever sound you need...
...Pigments can take you there. From bright nylon-like plucks to the fattest wavetable sounds, dark hip hop & trap bass to creeping film soundtrack ambience, Pigments is your blank sonic canvas. Combine any pair from a selection of 4 state-of-the-art sound engines, and layer them with deep sub bass and a sprinkling of sampled noise for instant access to every texture, timbre, and colour.
Harmonic engineCutting-edge additive synthesis that lets you forge curious & tangible timbres from scratch, from plastic tubular resonance to evolving vowel-like swells - in vivid harmonic detail.
Wavetable engineAnimate, distort, or morph through over 160 wavetables, bringing a vast spectrum of breathy, glassy, and abrasive digital sounds. Perfect for everything from roof-raising bass music to hyperpop toplines.
Virtual analogue engineEnergize your mix with coveted analog warmth and irresistible vintage charm, inspired by the greatest synths ever made, courtesy of our award-winning analog emulation technology.
Sample & granular engineBrowse hundreds of instrument samples and loops, import your own, and transform them into genre-defying granular patches. Warp, contort, stretch, and modulate samples down to the finest detail.
Utility engineUsed in conjunction with Pigments’ dual sound engines, the Utility engine lets you add an extra oscillator to the mix, complemented by 2 noise sample players, ensuring that your sound always has the depth and detail it deserves.
Pigments 3 | Polychrome Software Synthesiser
Pigments 3 is a state-of-the-art software instrument that gives you the power of every shade of synthesis. With colorful sound engines, effortless modulation, professional utilities, and studio-grade FX, explore an infinite spectrum of sound.
The Tech Spec
|Features||Specification||Software Type||Synth Virtual Instrument|
|Upgrade/Full||1 K Ohms|
|Format||AAX, VST, AU, NKS, Standalone|
|Hardware Requirements - Mac||2.5GHz Processor or higher, 4GB RAM minimum|
|Hardware Requirements - PC||2.5GHz Processor or higher, 4GB RAM minimum|
|OS Requirements - Mac||macOS 10.13 or later|
|OS Requirements - PC||Windows 8.1 or later|
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- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 12 months