Software & Plug-ins - With Toontrack's EZkeys Grand Piano software you don't have to be a world-class piano player to sound like one. A songwriter's dream-come-true, EZkeys lets you...
Software & Plug-ins - With Toontrack's EZkeys Grand Piano software you don't have to be a world-class piano player to sound like one. A songwriter's dream-come-true, EZkeys lets you painlessly add the right piano style in the perfect key to your music. It gives you the same kind of straightforward user interface that's made EZKeys a wild success, plus a beautiful integrated Steinway Model D virtual instrument. Here's how it works. You browse through EZkeys' vast library of professionally performed MIDI loops and phrases, select your key, and drag and drop the results into your DAW. With Toontrack's EZkeys virtual instrument, getting polished piano performances couldn't be easier!Toontrack EZkeys Grand Piano Software and Plug-in at a Glance:Drop-dead-s imple user interface makes finding the right piano style and chord progression easySmart transposition adds unrivaled realism to your piano performances and tracksHighly detailed Steinway and Sons Model D virtual instrument gives you world-class piano soundDrop-dead-sim ple user interface makes finding the right piano style and chord progression easyToontrack loaded EZkeys with a MIDI library that includes hundreds of professionally played loops and phrases. This extensive collection of gives you access to every major style of piano performance, covering pop, rock, gospel, country, jazz - the list goes on and on! Each performance is arranged into song section blocks, including intro, verse, chorus, and other parts. With so much content to choose from, it's a good thing Toontrack gave EZkeys such a simple user interface. A column browser lets you quickly find the right MIDI performance, and drag-and-drop export makes adding your piano parts to your DAW super easy.Smart transposition adds unrivaled realism to your piano performances and tracksEZkeys's transposition method goes leaps and bounds beyond what your typical sequencer or DAW can do. On the surface, there's the super-easy-to-use smart transpose wheel, which lets you choose both the key and the chord variation you want. Under the surface, however, EZkeys actually analyzes every individual chord and progression to provide the perfect transposition for each note. The result is that you get totally realistic performances in any key, without having to be a MIDI guru. And there's no voodoo at work here - EZkeys can even intelligently transpose imported MIDI files in the exact same way.Highly detailed Steinway and Sons Model D virtual instrument gives you world-class piano soundMore than just an amazing MIDI sequencing tool, Toontrack's EZkeys come loaded with a top-quality Steinway and Sons Model D grand piano virtual instrument. One of the most sought-after piano sounds of earth, the Steinway Model D is considered by many to be the industry- standard concert piano - and Toontrack did an amazing job sampling the one you get in EZkeys. What's more, Toontrack loaded their piano with 14 presets, including customizable effects chains for an even greater variety of sounds. Even without the impressive sequencing tools, this wonderful instrument is worth every penny, making EZkeys by far one of the most complete piano virtual instruments we've ever seen at Sweetwater. Toontrack EZkeys Grand Piano Software and Plug-in Features:The perfect way to add professional piano parts to your music, without hiring a world-class pianist Lets you create, arrange, and sequence high-quality piano parts, without being either a MIDI guru or a piano playerIncludes a massive MIDI library of expertly played piano performances, phrases, and loops in a wide variety of stylesCovers all major musical genres, including pop, rock, gospel, country, jazz, and moreMIDI content logically arranged into styles and song parts via a simple, column-based browserSmart transpose wheel makes selecting the chord type and key extremely easySmart transpose function analyses chords and notes to create realistic key articulationsCrea tive tools let you cut, add, move, analyze, and ra