ARTURIA announces Pigments 1.2

13 JUNE 2019
French music hardware and software developers Arturia have announced that an important update is available for Pigments, their cutting edge hybrid software synthesizer that gives incredible visual feedback on your sound as you tweak and play it.
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Arturia announce Pigments 1.2
Arturia’s hybrid wavetable/virtual analog software synth Pigments has been updated to version 1.2, and is currently on special offer. Version 1.2 is the first major free update to Pigments since the instrument’s initial release in December 2018, refining its sequencer, adding new features, new presets, and a major improvement for owners of Native Instruments controllers: NKS compatibility.

Pigments 1.2 free trial & intro offer
Owners of Pigments can upgrade to the new version for free. The update to version 1.2 also coincides with the start of a special offer for Pigments, letting new users and Arturia customers get a great deal on this exciting, new, and freshly updated instrument, as well as a powerful bundle with V Collection 7.

Until 4 July 2019, anyone can enjoy Pigments for free.
Users wishing to buy Pigments during this promotional month will be able to purchase it for only $149 / 149€.
Exclusive deals will be available for existing Arturia customers and V Collection owners.
What's new in Pigments 1.2?
Introducing Sound Store
Find exciting new preset sound banks from within Pigments. New themed banks will be added regularly, giving users a whole new range of sounds to explore.

SUPER mode
A new unison detune voice mode lets you beef up your oscillator up with the style of the famous “JP” supersaw.

Sequencer revamp
A new visual layout, with the added ability to set different clock divisions for each lane in the sequencer or arpeggiator.

NKS Compatible
Great news for owners of Maschine or Komplete Kontrol. Pigments is now fully compliant with Native Instruments NKS control format, instantly smart-mapping key parameters.

Extra Combinator
We’ve added a third combinator, giving you more sound-shaping potential. We’ve also introduced a new “Map” type that lets you remap any incoming modulation source.

Updated envelope
We’ve reduced the minimum value for the attack times, letting you achieve even sharper envelope modulation for super-nasty sounds.

Want to be a bit more free with your tuning? Now you can select alternative keyboard scales, as well as import your own .scl and .tun files.

50 new presets
We’ve added dozens more factory preset sounds that make use of the new capabilities of the Pigments audio engine updates in version 1.2.

The little things
On top of all the big new features, we’ve made lots of small enhancements too. New Aftertouch curves, Mod source hovering displays, integrated Filter tutorials, and bug fixes to give you the best experience ever.
Check out the new features in the video
About Pigments
Pigments is a new, exciting software synthesizer from Arturia. Combining the best of two worlds, it features hugely powerful, cutting-edge wavetable synthesis, as well as the most accurate virtual analog.

20 years in the making, studying the best synthesizers ever made, Arturia have used their expertise to create a totally original synthesizer. Pigments offers exceptional sound thanks to its hugely powerful architecture and lightning-fast workflow. Make complex modulations easy, fast, and fun. It is truly a 21st century instrument that will become the go-to choice for all producers, sound designers, and synth-fans alike thanks to its extraordinary features and tempting price.

  • Two engines in parallel: the best of both worlds
  • Twin filters: dozens to choose from
  • Powerful effects section: an all-in-one solution
  • Advanced modulation system: modulate anything with anything
  • Visual interface: understand your sound
  • Polyrhythmic Sequencer and Arpeggiator: get creative
  • Extensive factory preset library: learn from the masters
  • Sound designer notes: built-in parameter highlights per preset

    More information available on Pigments product page.

    Founded in Grenoble, France, in 1999, Arturia specialises in the development of music software and hardware for professional and amateur musicians. They are a team of passionate people, dedicated to musicians. Their aim is to create original and different instruments, imagine new experiences, and reinvent products. Operating in 55 countries, they have offices in France, the USA, Mexico, and the UK.
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