Toontrack Superior Drummer 3



Superior Drummer 3 takes music creation to a level of quality, flexibility and authenticity beyond the imagination.” - George Massenburg, Engineer

Recorded in sublime 11.1 immersive sound at the famous Galaxy Studios in Belgium and engineered by the great George Massenburg (Producer, Mixer and Recording Engineer of over 400 records and inventor of the parametric EQ), Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 arrives 12th September and will be the most advanced drum software in the world.

This complete drum production studio delivers more than 230GB of the best possible raw material (6 kits plus additional kit pieces and electronic drum samples) plus numerous mix options and highly advanced tools at your disposal to create your drum sounds on your terms. The future of drum production has arrived…

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  • Over 230GB of raw, unprocessed sounds in 44.1 kHz/24 bit
  • Recorded in 11.1 immersive sound at Galaxy Studios
  • Engineered by George Massenburg
  • 6 kits (Ayotte, Gretsch, Pearl, Premier, Ludwig, Yamaha)
  • Additional snares, kicks and cymbals
  • Optional tool and drum head selection on select kits
  • Tracker – the most efficient and accurate audio to midi conversion on the market
  • Approx 600 additional electronic drum sound samples
  • 35 mixer effects
  • New and improved scalable interface with detachable windows
  • Edit Play Style, Tap2Find, Song Creator and Song Track features as well as improved workflow and search functionality added
  • Built-in MIDI grid editor DAW automation for built-in macro controls
  • Drag & drop and import for individual and third party samples
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts
  • Save your own projects (including custom samples)

Combining the creative power of the sounds, the ambiences and the extensive set of features, Superior Drummer 3 is more than just a drum sampler – it’s a bottomless well of creativity. It bridges the gap between acoustic and electronic and lets you venture off into completely new sonic landscapes. To me, this is the definitive tool for percussive sound design.” - Mattias Eklund, Toontrack’s Head of Sound Design.

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Superior Drummer 3 will be available as a download from 12th September with an SRP of £287

Already own Superior Drummer 2? Upgrade to Superior Drummer 3 for £147

Own EZdrummer 2? Crossgrade to Superior Drummer 3 for £217

Slow download speed or just want a physical copy? A 256GB SSD containing SD3 content will be available for £165 in addition to the cost of the license as listed above.






Superior Drummer 3 is extraordinary. A game changer of on all fronts. […] The ability to enhance (or completely and easily replace) an existing live drum performance with drums recorded by one of the greatest audio engineers of all time, in one of the most impressive facilities on earth, played by a living, breathing superior drummer, and assisted by a powerful Artificial Intelligence, is proof positive we are living in the future, and that the future of drum workstations is SD3.”– Click here to read the review in full


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