1. BradHoyt

    When a Ronroco and a hang drum is all you need...

    "Reminisces" Recorded with 8Dio's 'Caisa Drum' and 'The Ronroco' by Guareschi. Adding anything else to these tracks only muddied the waters. I like how it turned out. :) I included two ways to listen since I was curious to compare bandcamp and youtube's audio quality after uploading and...
  2. midiman

    8Dio Emotional Guitars Bundle? Thoughts?

    Would love to hear anyone’s thoughts about the quality and usability of this library. Sounds good to me but would love to hear opinions of people who have the lib!
  3. widescreen

    8Dio update notifications??

    I realized in another thread that @doctoremmet has V2.1 of Century Strings installed. I never got any information about that since I bought them in the week they were released last year. I have the bundle including Sordino. I looked for manual download links and there they are. That's a little...
  4. Wunderhorn

    8Dio Marketing Craze - Overstepping Boundaries

    Recently I got an invitation from 8Dio to join a "text" group to get further sales offers that obviously are not covered in the regular newsletter. I have to say that IMO this stinks. Having subscribed to a company's newsletter is and must be enough of a declaration of interest as a customer...
  5. P

    8Dio Century Strings vs Anthology Opinion

    Right now 8Dio has a storewide 50% off sale. So after months of dragging my feet I went ahead and bought The New Century Strings bundle which I had been wrestling with myself about getting previously due to the fact that I already owned Anthology - and I was worried about there being too much...
  6. A

    8dio Deep Solo strings distorted

    Newbie here. I bought all the Deep Solo strings from 8dio to do a string quartet. I have set the sample rate in Kontakt and ASIO to be 48000, as that is what the samples are. But all the instruments sound distorted to me, scratchy and heavily laded with air sounds. What could I be doing wrong? I...
  7. R

    Hello composers, 8dio string quartet series is true solo or first chair?

    Hello composers, 8dio string quartet series is true solo or first chair? t's an instrument that I'm really interested in.
  8. doctoremmet

    Centurium Woodwindosa!

    @Troels Folmann @8Dio News @8Dio Productions Dobby Emmet says: “Let there be woodwinds”
  9. creativeforge

    8DIO Emotional Guitars - "Multi-Samples" vs "Pads"

    Anyone owns this library - https://8dio.com/instrument/emotional-multi-samples/ I'm curious to know which demos feature that particular library most? From the first time I heard the demos and watched the walk-through videos, I have been in love with this library. At the time, though, due to...
  10. Bluemount Score

    New years track using BBCSO, Tina Guo, CSS / CSB, 8DIO Insolidus

    I made a little "opening track" last year and published it January 1st, so I decided to do it again! Happy new year folks! The beginning is a little dark, but it brightens up.
  11. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Best Cinematic Orchestral Libraries For Composers and Songwriters! (Buyer's Guide for 2021)

    This is it my friends. 2020's produced some wonderful fruit (in terms of sample libraries), so let's review some of the best. Please enjoy!
  12. Everratic

    Intimate Studio Woodwinds $98 Sale - Is It Good?

    https://8dio.com/instrument/intimate-studio-woodwinds/ I'm wondering if this a good library, and if it's worth buying at this price if I lack a dedicated woodwinds library and a cor anglais. I like the tone and expression, and the legato seems decent. Someone did tell me that the legato is...
  13. R

    Hello, guys. Does anyone buy and use 8dio Studio quartet series?

    Hello, guys. Does anyone buy and use 8dio Studio quartet series? I'm going to buy and use Csss soon. There are some conflicting opinions about 8dio in many ways. 8dio currently has the Century strings & brass. These instruments are that impressed me the best in 8dio. (Including Requiem) I'm...
  14. Secret Soundworks

    Elysium (inspired by 8DIO's Century Brass)

    Recently got Century Brass 2, and the polyarcs in it are so lovely! Got inspired and made a short hybrid track from them. Maybe if you're wondering how the library does in a hybrid context or how it sounds you can check it out, all brass in it is the a6 horns long polyarcs patches :)
  15. creativeforge

    8DIO is hiring right now!

    https://8dio.com/company/ Just sharing this I received today, in case anyone hasn't seen it. (I don't work for 8DIO, just passing the message) :) 8Dio is currently looking for passionate and talented individuals to help us grow in various disciplines. We are hiring in the following 6 areas...
  16. G

    Audio Imperia Talos and 8DIO Century Brass

    Both on sale for $198/$199. https://8dio.com/instrument/century-ensemble-brass/ https://www.native-instruments.com/en/specials/komplete/audio-imperia-offer/#c948627 For those who own both, which do you prefer? Do they serve different purposes or does one just do everything better than the...
  17. D

    8dio Claire Piccolo Flute Mic Routing Problem

    Can somebody please quickly test if they can route the Decca and Wide mics of Claire_Piccolo_Arcs to Kontakt outputs? It works for me in other patches, but not for this particular one, somehow. You should be able to configure mic/output routing by clicking on the mic name. The interface is...
  18. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Studio Series Fire Saxophone 🔥🎷

    🔥🎷 Studio Series Fire Saxophone 🎷🔥 The Studio Fire Saxophone is the latest addition to our Studio Series, utilizing recording techniques for gathering a dry and modern sound, the resulting library is an instrument that fits perfectly in any Pop, Salsa, or Latin music. This library is perfect...
  19. P

    Why don't more companies offer free or cheap trials of libraries?

    The other day I downloaded the 8dio century brass try pack. I liked the sound of the solo flugelhorn and wanted to make sure it was worth $50, and after buying the $4 try pack and using it in a cue, I'm happy to say it was worth it, and bought the full version. Had I not been able to try it out...
  20. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Sample Aid #7 - Studio Series Fire Trumpet

    Studio Series Fire Trumpet Studio Fire Trumpet is the latest addition to our catalog. Utilizing recording techniques for gathering a dry and modern sound, the resulting library is an instrument that fits perfectly in any sort of Pop, Salsa, or Latin music. The Trumpet is characterized by its...
  21. P

    How dry can century solo brass get?

    I'm looking at century solo brass. Specifically the flugelhorn. I can't figure out from the demos whether or not I want it, because I don't particularly like the very wet sound of the instruments, and the project I'm working on is being orchestrated with a small size and very intimate sound in...
  22. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Flash Sale The New Epic Percussion

    The New Epic Percussion Flash Sale For the next 48 hours, all of our Epic Ensemble Percussion are on sale including our Epic Taikos, Epic Dhols, Epic Toms, and Epic Frame Drums, and yes you can also combine this sale with our Custom Bundle Maker...
  23. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio On The House The New Cajon & Bongo (Free Download)

    The New Cajon & Bongo The New Cajon and Bongo comes with 11 core articulations and 8 new presets. Everything is neatly organized into our custom browser, which holds all of the available articulations within a single instrument. You will now have immediate access to a large and diverse pool...
  24. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Sample Aid Vibraphone, $18 A Creative Care Package

    8Dio Sample Aid Vibraphone 8Dio Vibraphone $18 "From The Studio Orchestral Percussion Series" 8Dio Vibraphone is a featured Instrument from our Studio Percussion Series and uses our advanced technique ‘Groove Sampling™’ that allows you to create hyper-realistic percussive grooves with a...
  25. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Custom Instruments Sales

    Custom Instruments Sales Custom Instruments Series EverWave After months of design and almost a year in development, our master Luthier presented us with this beautiful masterpiece. With over 100lbs of weight, EverWave is a unique instrument that required a lot of passion and preparation. It...
  26. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio The New Glass Marimba On The House

    On The House The New Glass Marimba The New Glass Marimba is a custom 8DIO instrument and is a modification of the classic Marimba. We have taken a classic Marimba and replaced the wooden bars with glass bars, this gives a very warm and bright tone to the classic sound. This instrument is a...
  27. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Early Leap Year Sale 40% off all products.

    8Dio Early Leap Year Sale 40% Off All Products.
  28. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio ✋ 5 Industry Defining Hybrid Collections For $148 + FREE Gift With Purchase!

    Hybrid Tools Sale For the next 48 hours, get five of our industry-leading hybrid collections and an amazing discount, plus receive Aura Guitars FREE with any purchase of $148 or more. Sale Ends: 01/18 11 AM PST Official Walkthroughs: The New Hybrid Tools 1 contains 10 Different Core FX...
  29. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Sequential Prophet X/XL Add-On 9 Juno 60

    8Dio Sequential Prophet X/XL Add-On 9 Juno 60 The Juno 60 Add-On is the latest Official Add-On pack for the Prophet X series, featuring the truly iconic sound of the Roland® Juno 60. Including 32 custom instruments recorded through a purely analog signal path and 16 hand-designed stackable...
  30. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio On The House The New Propanium

    8Dio On The House The New Propanium Welcome to "On The House" by 8Dio. A series of free advanced sample libraries for everyone. If you feel like leaving us a TIP - just subscribe to our Youtube channel! The New Propanium (aka Milltone) is a multi-sampled tonal metallic drum that has been...
  31. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio: The Bible of SALSA: Volume Three is Available Now!

    The Bible of SALSA: Volume Three is Available Now The third volume completes the circle of the Bible of Salsa. In contrast with Volumes One and Two, The Bible of Salsa Volume Three is all about writing music. While One and Two will allow you to create real salsa tunes in a matter of minutes...
  32. A

    Thoughts and Examples of 8Dio Century Harps ?

    Please post them if you have them. Also, does the center panning work well and are these harps easy to fit into an orchestral context?
  33. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now We did it again! We partnered with our master luthier and designed an instrument from scratch looking for new sounds, new timbres, new possibilities of sonic fulfillment, and we created Circle Strings. Circle Strings is a peculiar...
  34. Anevis

    8Dio Majestica

    I've looked at 8Dio what they have to offer for BF and discovered their orchestra Majestica that is on sale for $176 I think. I already own one of their strings library (Agitato Sordino Strings) and I find them very good. Since Majestica is more that 60% off I kind of want to buy it. They have...
  35. LeonRossMusic

    8DIO - Christopher Young Orchestral Touch

    Hi guys, As Halloween approaches shortly, 8dio kindly allowed me to review their Chris Young horror library. 8DIO - CHRISTOPHER YOUNG ORCHESTRAL TOUCH | Walkthrough Definitely recommend this one for any of you composing horror. :emoji_spider_web::emoji_jack_o_lantern:
  36. D

    8DIO Epic Choir Bundle - Requiem Pro. Dissapointed customer

    Hello, Recently I bought Epic Choir Bundle which consist of Lacrimosa & Requiem Pro. The installation of Lacrimosa is ok. This is different with Requiem Pro. After installation, this library becomes unusable. All images & text labels are missing. I have contacted 8DIO support and I have...
  37. amadeus1

    6 Horn Comparison - Audiobro, Spitfire, Orchestral Tools, 8dio, VSL, Synchron

    Hey guys, A walkthrough of 6 Top Brass Libraries and their French Horn Ensemble. Thanks, Bill
  38. musicalweather

    8dio Acoustic Nylon Guitar on sale -- your thoughts?

    8dio's Acoustic Nylon Guitar is on a flash sale, until 10 a.m. 3/9. For those who own this instrument, what are your thoughts about it? The solo version sounded pretty good to my ears. The strumming version sounded good, but less remarkable. I'm not sure I'll spring for it, even with the...
  39. nickmurraymusic

    ULTIMATE Spiccato Strings Shootout - Which Library Sounds Best?

    I decided to pull up 19 different Spiccato String libraries and test which one sounds the best (at the time of making this video). I tested Spitfire Audio's Albion One, Albion Legacy, Albion 2 Loegria, Albion 3 Iceni, Mural (Legacy), Spitfire Symphonic Strings, Hans Zimmer Strings, BML Sable...
  40. Illico

    Transcribed : Thomas Newman - Shawshank Redemption

    This is my mockup of the introduction's theme from Shawshank Redemption film. A music from one of my favorite composers, Thomas Newman. I used EWQL Symphonic Orchestra and 8Dio Adagietto layering for strings. EWQLSO and Organic Samples for Horns. From soundtrack:
  41. X-Bassist

    8Dio Saxes

    Anyone have this yet? I like the sound in the video, but been burned by 8Dio scripting before (uneven range balance or instruments needing a lot of tweaking to get the sound smooth). Interesting though, considering how difficult sax is to get right...
  42. Alex Niedt

    8Dio Insolidus, Bazantar, 1969 Piano

    My piece using three total tracks/patches: Insolidus Arc 4 Syllables, The New Bazantar Main, and The New 1969 Piano Main
  43. stevebarden

    8Dio memory usage in Kontakt/VEPro

    I’ve come upon an issue that I’ve never seen before. In setting up a template on a slave with VEPro, I’m seeing that 8Dio’s Century Strings and Century Strings Sordino are using approximately twice the amount of memory that it shows in Kontakt. I get that there is some overhead in any...
  44. transverb

    8DIO Strings vs Spitfire Strings

    Forgive the novice question. I have 8DIO Adagietto and Agitato Sordino. I'm not classically trained nor composing classical music instead I use strings for alt / rock / folk / atmosphere songs and occasionally on trailers. I know I'm missing solo instruments (cello / viola) which I'm...
  45. T

    Lacrimosa Sale - only DEMO?

    Hey everybody! As probably most of you I purchased Lacrimosa on it's 98$ Sale, but when I open it in Kontakt it says it's only a demo. A friend told me that his version (also bought on sale) works totally normal. Did anybody else experience this and if yes, what was your solution? (Yes, I...
  46. Celestial Aeon

    Nightsky - cinematic texture

    I wanted to try something texturelike this time and combined Spitfire alternative solo strings with NOVO, 8Dio Insolidus and Spitfire British Drama and some small Omnisphere 2 details. End outcome is quite organic in my opinion with lots of intricate details and movement. Compositionwise I...
  47. Beluga

    Bought 8dio Orchestral Shepards- have I been scammed?

    Having become a proud V8P member recently apparently it is because of my "contributions that" 8dio "can keep creating more extraordinary instruments and push the bar for sonic design and music." As the loyal customer that I am I wanted to get something nice from the good folks at 8dio at the...
  48. al_net77

    Brass... which one?

    Ok, I realized this is the time to get some brass to expand my palette. At now I've got only the VSL SE brasses (I picked all the SE one year ago) and the Epic Orchestra coming with VEP (but never installed). My genres can vary to orchestral to cinematic, so I'm looking for a "general" lib, if...
  49. bfreepro

    Review: 8Dio Silka Choir

    This was the most difficult review yet as there is a lot of content to dig through, and I initially was wowed by the arcs. However we gotta take a look at everything included and all the aspects of using this library. Can it hold it's own to justify a $598 price tag AND offer enough content...
  50. T

    Kontakt Batch re-save on two user accounts.

    Hi, Can I ask for advice please? I have two user accounts on my macbook pro and can only perform a successful Kontakt batch re-save on my main account for my 8dio libraries. The problem is I use my second user account for all my music production. An attempt to batch re-save any 8dio library...
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