A new standard of dynamic acoustic drums; new kits for electronic music; new MIDI grooves; live sampling; Decompose feature for your own signature drum sound; 32 velocity layers; updated and resizable user interface… plus much more!

Even more new features

Overview of every new feature in Groove Agent 5

20 new MIDI Styles

Played and mixed by top drummers and engineers

32 plug-in outputs

You can use more audio outputs than ever before

32 velocity layers

Groove Agent now handles up to 32 velocity layers

Decompose sounds

Easily separate sounds into the tonal and noise components for an endless array of possibilities

Drag and drop samples on pads

Build your own kits of single instruments, recorded or Decomposed samples

Drag and drop to Cubase

Drag samples or MIDI grooves from Groove Agent to Cubase

Export mix to Cubase 10

… including all inserts in each channel strip

Filter content by instrument

New Beat Agent kits are also available as single instrument presets

Improved Style Player

New auto complexity mode, with export options for complexities and fills

Live sampling

Record your own samples directly to pads in Groove Agent

Load styles and MIDI

… with a simple double click

More than 30 new Beat Agent kits

For EDM, Trap, Future Bass, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Modern Funk and more

New Pitch modulation

The perfect addition for Decompose: pitch only the tonal part and leave the noise unpitched

New auto complexity mode

After inserting a drum fill, you can define the complexity of how it’s played

New modern user interface

Resizable, undockable and ready for HiDPI

Pre-listening pads and Styles

Even during playback you can switch instruments or grooves and hear if they fit in

Revised pitch envelope

… with much better handling

Sample view in envelope editors

Show samples in the background of envelope editors

Selectable auto fills

In the Style Player, you can now select just the auto fills you want to use

Solo per layer

Solo listening of samples on pads with more than one layer

Style Player for Beat Agent

Acoustic MIDI styles now can be played by electronic kits

The Kit

The finest acoustic drums, recorded at Teldex Studios, Berlin