Native Instruments B4 II
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B4 II, Virtual Organ from Native Instruments in the B4 series.

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Average Score:4.8( 4.8/5 based on 8 reviews )
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webstersays08/18/2008

webstersays's review

Native Instruments B4 II
This software installed without any problems. I didn't have any compatibility issues. It was very easy to get set up. The only thing that was a little confusing was the registration. Native Instruments has a number you can call for help though, and they were very helpful with helping me with the registration keys. Once you get it installed, it's very easy to use at first. Then you realize how huge this program is, and how many options there are. It gets confusing from there! The manual is actually not that great, but it gives you a good starting point to check out all the features.

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

I have a dell computer with windows with an intel processor, and 2GB of ram. The software works very well with my computer. I use it in Cubase mostly. It doesn't ever crash the computer so it is very stable. It doesn't use a ton of memory so you can use it worry free on your recording.

OVERALL OPINION

I have had this for about a year. My band and I used this in a studio when we were recording our album. We wanted to put an organ on a song, but the studio didn't have one. When we mentioned we wished we could do that, they brought up this software. I was really blown away with how good it sounded! It's like having a box full of a ton of different real organs. You can really customize the sound too, even with different kinds of tremolo and distortion. Unfortunately when you play it with a MIDI controller a lot of the time it can sound a little fake, but it you're good with MIDI then you can make a performance seem totally convincing. I have heard other organ emulator software and this one by far takes the cake. I was so impressed with it that I bought my own copy for my home studio. The value for what you get is really great, especially when you compare it with the cost of getting just one real organ. I would buy it again.
Wills0103/03/2008

Wills01's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Native Instruments B4 II
Trs simple as all products of the brand. In addition to the NI service, is very well done. It does not bug and I feel (non verifies that it consumes little CPU trs.
The design is beautiful and the view without a keyboard is a clever IDE to simplify rglages.

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

The sound is excellent. I just regret the sounds "clean" that remain I think unpeu loading ... but overall it's a Russianness. The Leslie vibrato ... are also excellent. The B4 silent dj quip trs well as presets, the B4II is still better off, even if they were adding a few that are not worth much.

OVERALL OPINION

I use it for 4 years (B4 and then B4II). I never tire of it and RPIX is acceptable for this wonderful plug-in.
A purchase Obviously ...
Pyer12345678905/19/2007

Pyer123456789's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Native Instruments B4 II
Easy instalation

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

I have a pc with a proper sound card M-Audio Audiophile 192, no conflict, level cpu is a big machine, but given the quality, it is understandable

OVERALL OPINION

I use it for a few months, I had the first version that étit exeptionnelle already developed posseseur to impress a friend of a real Hammond B3 in 1939 fully restored, I myself had the opportunity to try the monster but unfortunately not enough to judge mmoi same fidelity. The sound of b4II exeptionnel is still hotter than the first version (who would have thought it possible), clicks, sound better and can use some specificities of the device such linked notes, not with samples, are as close they. I think that's the strength of the B4 II has a similar quality of sample b3 combined with the infinite possibility to live settings modeling vsti, you get a hammond b3 on your computer. the choice of amp is a new and very successful, the possibility of determining the age of b3 is fun but can be useful if you want to play with a broken instrument is yours, but it seems that neither exploits the nostalgia until the rope . other organs (Farfisa, Vox ,...) are also treated, more than in the first version and adapted presets are great. Another very good point, the appearance of a reverb sound that embellishes but also allows a more experimental instrument, the presets are not lacking (for it is to be realistic, it is a another to know to be sometimes surreal!). I use it specifically to play the deep purple (a little reverb on the preset you lord1 and its "space trukin") and doors (vox, the preset "the end" is very successful) but I find the highgain its strong presence from the samples that are génaral purer, I think everyone can find his style
SwingersTeam03/09/2007

SwingersTeam's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Native Instruments B4 II
RAS

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

AMD 64 3500 +, 1.5 GB RAM, 200 GB x 1 System, 1 x 400 GB Datas, sound card M-AUDIO USB

He asks the CPU, my AMD XP Mobile 2500 Mobility in drool.

Jai had a Farfisa, no diffrence my humble opinion between hard and virtual versions.

Jai recorded on a real B3 with a group HARD, that nest not really my style, but it pays.

Jai replayed the songs on NI B4 II and jai find the same sensations.

OVERALL OPINION

Used for 2 months, I am delighted.

Poustouflantes sounds, especially in virtual amplification with two Leslies.

A small rflexion: particulirement on the software of this type, consider the quality of your sound system.
A collgue nen have not satisfied because quil played on a Roland CUBE I understand.

Powerful CPU is ncessaire.

QualitPrix: simply unbeatable.

I Rasht eyes closed, congratulations NI.
seb.petit105/14/2006

seb.petit1's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Native Instruments B4 II
Installation without problems, no conflict, the presentation of two pages, lost in clarity compared to a version that is on a page.
Manuel very well done.
It's always the big game to save the log, while Native facilitated the process.

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

The log runs without pb.
Note changes in the assignment of control change in noon main'nant, it is a bit like you want.

OVERALL OPINION

I used one and loved it. 2 The shatters all, it's really my ultimate pti log.
I love just about everything: the selection of Leslie (open or closed, special low ,...) and organs (Hammond, Farsifa, Harmonium, Continental, ... nine, worn or rotten), the quality of sounds, ...
I do not like the fact of not having all the parameters on one screen, that, that can be hassle if like me you use a midi controller manual and uh ... Peduel? Finally, a pedal, and you pack a little, you know more or you are and my guitarist does not care for my mouth.
Several Hammond, Farsifa, Harmonium, Continental ... for less than 200 euros ... a dream ...
Dreaming Late02/03/2006

Dreaming Late's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Native Instruments B4 II
Well, I Tlcharger BMD.
Pb-free installation.
It works right away
No besoisn man ....

SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE

THE FIRST few problems with version updates downloads (sound interruptions in cubase). The new version I produced over such apparently bp.
Performance: even a lot on my Athlon 3000 + / 1GB RAM

OVERALL OPINION

But C koi Hammond organ? Apparent power 30 ', simply put, is a set of wheels rotating on an axis motorized and gnrant a game of frquences for each note. Drawbars to add more or less in each frquence sound. That was in some kind of additive synthesis.
If its a low base to give the impression of fte fair, when you tweaking parameters (vibrato, etc. ..), and adding an amp derrire is another thing-(CF Pink Floyd and Genesis).

I have been using qques days, and I found the ambience of 70 '. It is added over the previous version, a lot of little things which, note, the passage through the amps, the reverb or drive.
I spit on Russia to the soft sounds dantestes.
Really, this instrument is attemporel. Put in a little or beacoup in a piece and you get a unique atmosphere.
Native Arussi a hallucinatory reproduction.