AAS Ultra Analog VA-3 Synth

A unique and powerful synth that is fast, easy, and remarkably versatile

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The finest analog sounds - In a world filled with reproductions and ever increasing complexity, Ultra Analog imposes itself as a unique and powerful synth that is fast, easy, and remarkably versatile.

Ultra Analog VA-3 is a two-voice two-oscillator-bi-filter-plus-effects analog synthesizer with advanced editing options that achieve a sweet balance between familiarity and flexibility. Ultra Analog VA-3 ships with 1200+ presets taking full advantage of its state-of-the-art analog components. 

WHAT'S NEW

AAS have streamlined Ultra Analog and brought it to a whole new level...

Home view – With macros mapped to key sound characteristics—modulation, timbre, envelope, and effect—the Home view presents a distraction free and laidback browsing and tweaking experience.

Two-Voice Multitimbral  Analog VA-3 combines two independent timbres—stacked or split—to create performance-friendly, texture-full, and spacious sounds that are sure to make a good impression.

Factory Library – Analog VA-3 ships with a completely new factory library of 560 sounds created by top sound designers. Richard Devine, Christian Halten, Jerry Kovarsky, Christian Laffitte, Niall McCallum, Adam Pietruszko, Thiago Pinheiro, Daniel Stawczyk, and Emeric Zubar form an incredible team that made the most of the latest Ultra Analog VA-3 features. It’s with great pride that we present these new signature sounds.

VA-2 Legacy Library – A long and fastidious process of fine-tuning went down in the AAS quarters. Each and every sounds of the legacy Ultra Analog VA-2 library went under the eyes of all team members to exit with a consistent gain-stage, unity-gain effects, better dynamics, and compelling real-time sound transformation assignments to take advantage of the new features of Ultra Analog VA-3. That’s an extra 648 solid sounds in your hands.

Browser – With Packs, Sounds, Categories, and Creators views, Ultra Analog VA-3’s brand-new browser offers an efficient way to home in on the sounds you’re looking for.

Macros – Ultra Analog VA-3 now boasts four performance macros per layer that respond to user-defined MIDI controls. Each and every sound features modulation, timbre, envelope, and effect morphing assignments that can be played in real time for enhanced expressivity and sonic dimension.

Filter's Musicality – Ultra Analog VA-3’s filters can now put up with extreme modulation while remaining totally musical.

Ladder Filter – Ultra Analog VA-3’s multi-mode module now stars a brand-new ladder-type filter for that classic low-pass response.

Microtonal tunings via Scala scale files – Ultra Analog VA-3 now supports the Scala scale file format as well as reference note frequency tuning for microtonal music making.

Compatible with Ultra Analog VA-2 Sounds – Simply copy Ultra Analog VA-2 banks in Ultra Analog VA-3’s packs folder to convert them.

Multi-Effects Module – Ultra Analog VA-3’s multi-effects module now sports reverb, equalizer, compressor, tremolo, and guitar amplifier processors for even more completeness. Furthermore, the five effect slots can be re-arranged in any order.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Library - The superb preset library created by the best professional sound designers represents a sensational journey through all the colors of the analog spectrum—from vintage synthesizers to modern VAs.

    Performance - Ultra Analog is packed with premium performance features: keyboard modes, unison, portamento and glide functions, and a complete set of MIDI features. And for even more action, Ultra Analog provides a user programmable pattern arpeggiator and shortcuts to the high quality effects.

    Edition - Ultra Analog is highly efficient, find the sound you want fast and tweak it to perfection thanks to the categorized browser and ergonomic interface. Whether it’s for day to day synth work or particular sound design tasks, Ultra Analog will deliver the entire analog sonic range with every control at your fingertips whenever your creative outbursts demand it.

    FX - The FX panel wraps up Ultra Analog VA-3 as an all-inclusive package with awesome polishing tools

    Sublime shapes - Ultra Analog VA-3’s voice comes from two alias-free, wide-range oscillators with sub and hard sync skills in sine, saw, and square/pulse wave shapes.

    Sweet sweep filters - Ultra Analog VA-3’s filters can enchant or rage, but modulation, automation, and MIDI control (MIDI Control Change assignment shown in orange above) operations are always smooth and effortless.

    Snappy envelopes - Ultra Analog VA-3’s envelopes present themselves as familiar ADSRs, but strapped on are the organically decaying time parameter as well as loop and re-trig options—all for a strikingly snappy package.

    Multi multi-mode - Whether you’re looking for highly focused, super-steep-slope, or layered sounds, Ultra Analog’s two filter stage allow any combination of low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, notch, and formant types in both series and parallel routing for an exceptional amount of flexibility.

    Arpeggiator - Ready, willing, and able, Ultra Analog VA-3’s arpeggiator offers various syncing resolutions, playing algorithms, and rhythmic patterns that will spruce up any chord progressions into percolating melodies or pulsing sequences

    Bare naked—All suited up - You’ll love the pure raw sound of Ultra Analog VA-3, but the built-in effects will bring it to so many places that you’ll enjoy having them on hand. And you have a chock-full of them to choose from: compressor, equalizer, delay, distortion, phaser, chorus, flanger, wah wah and notch filters, and reverb.

    560 New Presets

    Ultra Analog VA-3 ships with a completely new factory library of 560 sounds created by top sound designers. Richard Devine, Christian Halten, Jerry Kovarsky, Christian Laffitte, Niall McCallum, Adam Pietruszko, Thiago Pinheiro, Daniel Stawczyk, and Emeric Zubar form an incredible team that made the most of the latest Ultra Analog VA-3 features. It’s with great pride that we present these new signature sounds.

    648 Revised VA-2 Legacy Sounds

    Each and every sounds of the legacy Ultra Analog VA-2 library went under the eyes of all team members to exit with a consistent gain-stage, unity-gain effects, better dynamics, and compelling real-time sound transformation assignments to take advantage of the new features of Ultra Analog VA-3. That’s an extra 648 solid sounds in your hands.

    32 Synthesizer Sound Categories

    Ultra Analog VA-3 shows high proficiency by covering 32 sound categories—arpeggios, basses, bells, brass, chimes, choirs, claps, clavs, cymbals, effects, formants, guitars, hi-hats, impacts, keys, kicks, layers, leads, noises, organs, pads, percussions, plucks, reeds, rhythmics, sequences, snares, splits, strings, sweeps, textures, and toms.

    14 Top Sound Designers

    Only a team can assemble a fine factory library—let’s introduce the 14 contributors: Adam Pietruszko, Christian Halten, Christian Laffitte, Daniel Stawczyk, Electric Himalaya, Emeric Zubar, Eric Thibeault, Gautam, Jerry Kovarsky, Kassen, Niall McCallum, Philippe Dérogis, Richard Devine, and Thiago Pinheiro.

    Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.
    http://help.timespace.com/home/applied-acoustic-systems---install-guide

    Customer Reviews

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    Press Quotes

    "Another top-shelf piece of virtual kit from AAS that’s easy to use and features a huge preset collection." - Joe Silva, Future Music (Platinum Award)

    "I heartily recommend AAS’s Ultra Analog to anyone who likes working with computer-based synths. The simple interface hides the heart of an analogue beast—from throbbing bass to supersonic leads, it’s all here. If you only have money for one serious commercial synth plug-in, make it this one." - Derek Johnson, Sound On Sound

    "The basses are absolutely fantastic, covering just about all of the hot destinations, and there are some real gems in the poly, leads and arpgeggiator categories, too. Is it what I’d call ultra-analog-sounding? Unequivocally, you betcha!" - Jason Scott Alexander, Remix

    Tech Specs

    Product Type:

    Virtual Instrument

    Format:

    • Stand alone

    Product Specs:

    System Requirements

    Mac System Requirements

    • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
    • Intel Core i5 (circa 2012) processor or later
    • 64-bit DAW

    Windows System Requirements*

    • Windows 7 64bit or later
    • Intel Core i5 (circa 2012) processor or faster
    • 64-bit DAW

    *The minimum system requirements mentioned above are for standalone usage. For plug-in usage, please refer to your DAW software requirements (Sonar, Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, etc.).

    Compatibility