The Absolute Collection – The best virtual instruments for your music production

Get tons of creative instruments with over 100 GB of sound content for every kind of music production. Explore over 6,800 presets, next-generation synthesizers and one of the best drum plug-ins available. And when that is not enough, you can easily build your own sample instruments.

Next-generation sample and synthesis workstation — HALion 6

A wide array of granular, wavetable and virtual analog synthesizers

First-class acoustic sample libraries for orchestra, strings and pianos

The best drums, percussion and beats with Groove Agent

Get inspired with the Absolute Collection 4

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What's new in Absolute 4

Padshop 2

Featuring granular and spectral synth engines that both let you work with samples at a microcosmic level, Padshop 2 lets you create completely new, previously unheard sounds.

Which instruments are you interested in?

Sampler & workstation

HALion 6

A remarkably powerful sampling and sound design tool, HALion 6 is the main plug-in for many of the

HALion Sonic 3

HALion Sonic 3 features thousands of great synths, deep-sampled acoustic instruments and

Synthesizer and electronic music

Retrologue 2

With classic vintage analog synth sounds and attention-grabbing sonic bites, Retrologue 2 is

Padshop 2

Padshop 2 is a unique synthesizer which features two engines - granular and spectral - that both


Soaring through space like a bright star, Skylab’s unique combination of a huge sample library and


Anima features a huge palette of cutting-edge synth sounds. Coupled with a powerful arpeggiator


Many of the most famous analog synthesizers from the past inspired Voltage. Adding the sonic range


Auron will inspire you to create unique new soundscapes, but also provides 160 granular synthesis


For great club sounds with soaring synths, hypnotic beats and classic vocals, Triebwerk is the



Hot Brass

A multi-sampled brass library with gloriously fat, tight and authentic sounds which are perfect


Model C

Variously described as smoky, punchy and silky, the Model C is a tonewheel organ emulation which


The Eagle

The Eagle grand piano has a rich and transparent sound which is ideally suited to modern pop, rock

The Grand 3

Five meticulously sampled, outstanding pianos from Yamaha, Steinway and Bösendorfer, bringing

The Raven

The Raven is a grand piano that delivers a beautifully rich, harmonic sound with stunning nuances

Drums & percussion

Groove Agent 5

With fantastic electronic and acoustic drum kits, brilliant MIDI grooves, live sampling, beat

Prime Cuts

Created by British producer Beat Butcha, Prime Cuts brings the latest hip hop rhythm sounds to

Rock Essentials

There is nothing quite like a hard-hitting rock beat to drive a song along. Rock Essentials brings

World Percussion

From Africa to Asia, Europe and many other places, World Percussion allows you to play and record


B-Box is a step sequencer for beats and drum tracks. It features 13 instruments and 16 steps, each

Cinematic instruments

World Instruments

World Instruments brings a huge array of music from different cultures to your productions. These

Dark Planet

The perfect creative tool for cinematic scores and music with genuine suspense, Dark Planet

Studio Strings

Combining great playability with vibrant sound, Studio Strings is a string ensemble sample library

Symphonic Orchestra

If you ever need a complete symphony orchestra at your fingertips, HALion Symphonic Orchestra is


Olympus Choir Micro

This lightweight, user-friendly choir instrument is the perfect tool for composers who need a

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  • In my book, HALion and Padshop have one of the best – if not the best – sounding granular engine out there.
    Simon StockhausenSound Designer

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Absolute 4 system requirements

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Grace Period Update

Customers who have activated Absolute 3 since November 1, 2018, are eligible for a free, downloadable Grace Period update to Absolute 4.

Grace Period Info