- Publisher: Spectrasonics
- Product: Omnisphere 2.6 Complete
- Version: 2.6 – The Pirate
- Formats: AU, VST2
- Requirements: Windows 7 or higher, OS X 10.11 El Capitan or higher
Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.6 Complete does not require any previous version. Step-by-step instructions are included. (You can find Mac OS X install instructions at the end of the post.) Password: etaripeht
Omnisphere 2.6 is the flagship synthesizer of Spectrasonics – an instrument of extraordinary power and versatility.
Top Artists all over the world rely on Omnisphere as an essential source of sonic inspiration.
This award-winning software brings many different types of synthesis together into one amazing-sounding instrument that will spark a lifetime of exploration.
Hardware Synth Integration
Omnisphere 2.6 is the only software synth in the world to offer a Hardware Synth Integration feature.
This remarkable innovation transforms over 65 well-known hardware synthesizers into extensive hands-on controllers that unlock Omnisphere’s newly expanded synthesis capabilities.
Simply put, this ground-breaking feature makes using Omnisphere feel just like using a hardware synth!
By bridging the physical experience gap between software and hardware, users gain intuitive control of Omnisphere by using the familiar layout of their supported hardware synth.
Virtual instrument users can now experience the joy of the hardware synth workflow and hardware synth users can fully expand their capabilities into the vast sonic world of Omnisphere!
- Greatly Enhanced Arpeggiator
- New Pattern and Play Modes
- New Presets Library
- New Step Modifiers
- New Chord Voicings
- New Pitch Slides
- New Step Dividers
- Capture MIDI Files!
New Hardware Sound Library
Omnisphere 2.6 includes a stunning new “Hardware Library” with over 1,600 new patches created by Eric Persing and the renowned Spectrasonics Sound Development team.
Each hardware profile has a corresponding set of sounds in the Hardware Library which were specially designed using that hardware synth as an Omnisphere controller.
These inspiring new sounds feature a wide range of categories and many have a distinctly ‘classic’ flavor! Notably, the 2.6 update takes Eric’s classic sound design work from the original 1987 Roland D-50 into completely new sonic territory with Omnisphere’s vast synthesis capabilities.
Best of all, the new sounds are available for ALL users, regardless of using the hardware or not!
- Vastly Expanded Synthesis Engine
- Four Layers per patch!
- New State Variable Filters
- Over 500 DSP Wavetables
- Powerful New Granular Synthesis
- 8 LFOs, 12 ENVs, 34 Filter Types per part
- Doubled Mod Matrix
- Full FX Modulation
Omnisphere 2.6 includes over 14,000 sounds!
Since the beginning, Omnisphere has been the sonic weapon of choice for creative players and producers in search of next level sounds on hit records, bestselling games and Oscar-winning films.
Omnisphere’s amazing sound library is constantly growing and being pushed in fresh directions by the award-winning Spectrasonics Sound Development Team.
Omnisphere 2.6 (OSX) install instructions
Unzip STEAM parts 1-15 using Keka and extract the ISO wherever you like.
STEP 2 (a)
Mount (open) the ISO image and drag the Spectrasonics folder from inside the ISO to wherever you want it to live. This can be an external drive, but for convenience use the default location “~/Library/Application Support/Spectrasonics/STEAM”
STEP 2 (b)
Use the application “BatChmod” to give write permission to your newly created Spectrasonics folder and all subfolders/files.
STEP 3 (optional)
Create an alias to the Spectrasonics Folder which should be placed at the location in STEP 2. if you have not placed the actual Spectrasonics folder there.
No step 4 on MacOS.
Unzip Step 5 archive (do not change the folder hierarchy!) and double-click the .pkg installer file. You will need an admin password to install, as usual. DO NOT start Omnisphere yet.
STEP 6 (a)
1. Unzip Step 6 archive and run Keygen App.
2. Move the VST and AU plugins from “Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/(Components/VST)” to a new folder with write access.
3. PATCH the all the Omnisphere VST and AU plugins. Patch means click the “Patch” button in the keygen and direct it to the plugins; a dialog will open requiring you to point to the plugin you want to patch. The Keygen App will see the Mac plugin as just another folder. What you need to patch is inside the plugin; “plugin(seen as a folder)/Contents/MacOS/Omnisphere”.
4. Move the plugins back into their respective folders; “Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/(Components/VST)”.
STEP 6 (b)
Run Omnisphere in the Applications folder. It may take a while to load the first time. Do not panic. Be patient, after a while the Omnisphere registration window will open and provide you with a Challenge Code.
STEP 6 (c)
Copy and paste (using right-click!) the Challenge Code into the Keygen’s Challenge Code window.
STEP 6 (d)
Press the GENERATE button and copy the generated Response Code. You can right-click and choose “Copy” if you’re doing this in the keygen on the Mac. It will copy to the Mac clipboard.
STEP 6 (e)
Paste the copied Response Code into the Omnisphere’s Response Code Line by pressing the Paste tab. After this operation the key generator is no longer is needed.
STEP 6 (f)
Press the Continue tab and when the next window appears, quit the Omnisphere application.
Unzip Step 7 archive (do not change the folder hierarchy!) and run the Omnisphere 2 Data Updater.pkg (Soundsource update) in the Mac folder. Your admin password will be required.
Unzip Step 8 archive (do not change the folder hierarchy!) and run the Omnisphere Data Updater.pkg (Patch library update) in the Mac folder. Your admin password will be required.
Unzip Step 9 archive (do not change the folder hierarchy!) and run Bob Moog Tribute Patch Library.pkg (Bob.Moog.Tribute.Patch.Library.Update) in the Mac folder. Your admin password will be required.
Run Omnisphere. You should be good to go…
N.B. Software updates kill the crack, so yo have to go through step 6 again after an update.