Great Symphony Orchestra Plugin - and it could be FREE!

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Great Symphony Orchestra Plugin - and it could be FREE!

Post by trevlyns » Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:37 pm

Very impressed by this plugin I found advertised on facebook recently.
Nicely sampled by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a pro studio, this is a lite (but very usable) version of its $500 big brother.
Just $49 or, if you have a good enough reason (like me - Old and retired :lol: ), It's free - if you're prepared to fill out a rather lengthy online questionnaire and wait for 14 days for the download. Well worth it methinks.
Several great videos on YouTube too.
https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/ ... hootpE9mWE
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Re: Great Symphony Orchestra Plugin - and it could be FREE!

Post by Thomas » Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:28 pm

Thanks for the tip Trevor. Getting older and semi-retired, I went for the long questionnaire, FREE in 14 days edition . Let's see if they deliver.
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Post by comedians » Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:02 pm

This was in the plugin forum in May https://forums.acoustica.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=26335 more discussion there

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Post by jwarv » Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:59 pm

Done. Thank you! I use EW Play Silver, which has cool sounds, but lately it's been acting weird on me and constantly forgetting where the samples are located or are completely missing. I think it's going senile. :wink:

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Post by squeakie » Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:24 pm

I got my copy a few weeks ago. I did the survey and got it free! The survey is a breeze, and you can tell the team put a little humor into the survey. The survey only took a few minutes too.., well worth it. The VST sounds great.

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Post by jwarv » Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:58 pm

squeakie wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:24 pm
I got my copy a few weeks ago. I did the survey and got it free! The survey is a breeze, and you can tell the team put a little humor into the survey. The survey only took a few minutes too.., well worth it. The VST sounds great.

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Ooh, I'm excited. :P

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Re: Great Symphony Orchestra Plugin - and it could be FREE!

Post by Northfield.Lenox » Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:19 pm

Received my free copy as well, but now sure would like the PRO version.
Just need to come up with $1300 and half a terabyte of disc space!

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Post by squeakie » Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:30 pm

One thing to note.., I don’t think the VST is as CPU friendly as some claim. It’s not a CPU hog, but even though the actual sample library in its entirety isn’t very large, something within the GUI pushes the CPU up a little higher than I expected. Also, the VST cannot be run Multitimbral, so you’ll have to run separate instances of each part. It doesn’t bog my laptop down, but again, a little more than I expected from a program with such a small footprint. It was however free.., so it is what it is.

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Post by trevlyns » Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm

Just a heads up! My free version arrived today - easy to install and it sounds amazing! Very impressed :D
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Post by jlouvar » Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:30 pm

Hmm, I wonder why they made you wait 14 days... Any idea what purpose that serves?
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Post by Thomas » Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:23 pm

Whetting the appetite and building anticipation may move some to just buy the software to get it right away.
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Post by mixyguy2 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:56 am

It has a nice sound IMO but extremely basic, almost no articulations etc. Certainly worth free but I wouldn't pay even $50 for it...I'd rather pay more and get lots more.

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Post by ADM » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:55 pm

Guys.....

I'm sorry but... I took the survey! :o

12 days left... and counting! :P

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Post by Mark Bliss » Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:54 am

jlouvar wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:30 pm
Hmm, I wonder why they made you wait 14 days... Any idea what purpose that serves?
Seems to me its an obvious ploy to get your eyeballs on a few "newsletters" and expose you to their other products. Much of which is high end and reputable by the way, if their "thing" is your "thing"
The free product is a minimalist version that is normally priced very affordably anyway. And there is other free audio and tutorial content on the site of interest too, if you are into composing and sound design, it might be worth exploring a bit.
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Post by jlouvar » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:26 am

Hmm, okay thanks Thomas and Mark. :D
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