Steinberg Groove Agent 3 is now shipping

The new version of the renowned virtual drummer is now being shipped out to resellers worldwide. On top of the classic Groove Agent module from previous versions, Groove Agent 3 incorporates two completely new player modules.

The Special Agent is a new ultra-realistic session drummer module, while the new Percussion Agent adds a virtual percussion virtuoso to Groove Agent 3. The new Dual Mode even lets any two of the three agents play together in a virtual jam session. Among the other many features new in Groove Agent 3 are fresh kits, sounds, styles, as well as a plethora of other creative new capabilities like sample import, Auto Fill and the new effect section.

# Add inspiring live drum patterns and percussion performances in real-time to your song and quickly record the result.
# Covers almost any style: 123 styles total – 108 Groove Agent and 15 Special Agent drum styles plus hundreds of percussion performances played by professional studio drummers – automatically synced up to song tempo.
# Variations with 25 complexity levels in each style, including fills, intros, endings and half tempo feel variations.
# Huge audio library: 10 richly detailed acoustic kits and 9 drum machines plus a vast array of acoustic and electric percussion sounds in outstanding quality.
# Classic Groove Agent module offers fully editable drum styles with corresponding kits and FX.
# NEW – Special Agent module features 15 complete live drumming styles, each containing 75 different performances.
# NEW – Percussion Agent module with 8 groups of red-hot recorded percussion grooves with hundreds of percussion performances.
# NEW – Dual Mode combines the breathtaking creative power of two Agents playing side by side within the same VSTi.
# NEW – flexible User Import Sample feature (wav/AIFF) – Create your own kits.
# NEW – Realistic rolls and paradiddles thanks to Alternating hits for each drum on every note. This means no more machine gun effect.
# NEW – Auto Fill functionality and useful Speed control for jamming and practicing.
# RealAmbience technology offers true recorded ambience for drum kits to perfectly blend into any mix.
# NEW – 9-band EQ and compressor for each of the 12 stereo outputs, useful Presets included.
# Record Groove Agent beats to a MIDI track with Cubase and Nuendo or export Groove combinations to a MIDI file for further editing in any host.
# Supports all major formats: VST, DXi, AU + Rewire for easy Pro Tools® integration.
# Standalone version with multiple-output support included.

Groove Agent 3 is priced at €239.00*. Groove Agent 1 and 2 customers can upgrade to the new version for €129.00* and €89.00* respectively.


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