Cinematic Hybrid Instrument

Streamlined for music creation. Designed to inspire. A groundbreaking UI and dynamic sounds make it an essential asset in the modern composer's digital arsenal.

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Limitless creative possibilities

Elevating sound manipulation with its hybrid sound engine, and complimented by assignable modulators and extensive FX controls, TERRASTRATE is crafted to produce dynamic and inspiring results.

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Expansive sounds, crafted by professionals

Combining the distinct talents of Hollywood session musicians and synth programmers utilized by top film composers, TERRASTRATE offers a sound palette finely tuned for cinematic subtlety and impact.

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Intuitive and seamless workflow

Organized across four pages, the UI enables both swift tweaks and deep sound exploration, featuring layouts for basic controls, detailed sample manipulation, robust modulation capabilities, and precise effects management.

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  • 2-layer sampler/granular/pulse engine
  • Dynamic modulation matrix
  • Extensive, usable sound sources and presets
  • Automapped drag and drop
  • Optimized for NKS and accessibility
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is TERRASTRATE?

    TERRASTRATE is an innovative cinematic software instrument designed for use with Kontakt. It stands out in the realm of sound libraries by offering a rich blend of hybrid organic sounds combined with advanced granular synthesis. This allows composers and sound designers to explore new dimensions of audio manipulation and creation. TERRASTRATE is built to inspire and support artists in crafting dynamic soundtracks and immersive audio environments, making it a go-to tool in the competitive landscape of digital music production. It integrates seamlessly into any setup, enhancing the creative workflow with its unique capabilities.

    What are the system requirements for TERRASTRATE?

    TERRASTRATE requires a stable and up-to-date installation of Native Instruments Kontakt or Kontakt Player 6.7.1 or higher.

    It needs a fast CPU to run, functioning optimally on both Windows and macOS platforms.

    A minimum of 12GB of RAM and 6GB of available SSD storage space is recommended to handle its extensive sound library efficiently.

    Ensure your system also meets the KONTAKT PLAYER system requirements for optimal performance. You may also reference the KONTAKT PLAYER FAQ

    How do I install TERRASTRATE?

    When you purchase TERRASTRATE, you'll receive a serial number via email. To install, you'll need Kontakt Player and Native Access, both available for free from Native Instruments. You may also use the full version of Kontakt. Once those applications are installed, enter your serial number into Native Access to download and install TERRASTRATE. This process ensures a smooth setup so you can start using TERRASTRATE without delay.

    I received an error message while installing TERRASTRATE in Native Access.

    1. I registered the serial, but Native Access won't allow me to download:
      TERRASTRATE will download and install correctly using the latest versions of Native Access 2 so if possible, update to the latest version. Attempting to install with Native Access Legacy (version 1.14.1) will result in the "ADD LIBRARY" option with no way to download. If you are on a legacy operating system, please reach out to NI support or our support page for an alternative download link.
    2. Installation Failed (Mac):
      If you’re seeing the “Installation Failed” error on macOS, it's likely due to permission issues or a corrupted download file. Follow this guide by Native Instruments for step-by-step instructions on resolving the problem.
    3. Download Failed:
      Unstable internet connection or a full download cache could cause this error. To fix it:
      • Ensure a stable internet connection.
      • Clear your download cache in Native Access by going to “Preferences,” selecting the "File Management" tab, and clicking "Clear Download Cache."
      • Restart Native Access and try downloading again.
    4. Library Path Not Found:
      This error occurs when the folder path of your Kontakt libraries is changed or removed. Click “Repair” next to the affected library in Native Access, and choose the correct folder path where your Kontakt libraries are located.
    5. Serial Number Already Registered:
      If you see an error saying that the serial number is already registered, ensure you've entered the correct serial number. If the issue persists, contact us here.
    6. Access Denied / Permission Errors (Windows):
      Permission errors on Windows can happen due to file or folder restrictions. Run Native Access as an administrator by right-clicking on the application and selecting "Run as Administrator," and ensure your Windows user account has full permissions for the target installation folder.
    7. Native Access Stuck on "Searching for the latest update":
      If Native Access gets stuck on "Searching for the latest update," it's often due to a corrupted installation or outdated version. Download and install the latest version of Native Access directly from Native Instruments' website, restart your computer, and try again.

    You can find a comprehensive list of error messages within Native Access and their solutions in this Native Instruments guide.

    If none of these solutions resolve your issue, feel free to reach out us or visit Native Instruments' Support for further troubleshooting assistance.

    What kind of preset and sounds are included with TERRASTRATE?

    TERRASTRATE comes equipped with a rich array of sounds designed to push the boundaries of cinematic sound design. The library features categories such as Synth Pads, Organic Pads, Complex Textures, Soundscapes, and more, each crafted to provide versatility and innovation. Particularly unique are the sweeps, bends, and signature gestures, which allow for groundbreaking manipulation of organic sounds, creating textures and movements that have never been heard before. For a closer look at these unique features, check out our preset preview video, where we showcase highlights from each category, including Synth Pads, Organic Pads, Complex Textures, and more, demonstrating TERRASTRATE's full potential in creating dynamic and unique audio experiences.

    What tools does TERRASTRATE offer for tweaking and crafting sounds?

    TERRASTRATE is equipped with extensive sound design tools across three specialized pages.

    The Sample/Grain Page allows detailed manipulation of samples and grains for nuanced textural control. The Mod/Matrix Page provides a robust modulation matrix and multiple modulators for dynamic parameter automation. Lastly, the FX Controls Page offers comprehensive, selectable effects in a fixed signal chain, including delays and reverbs, to refine and enhance the sonic characteristics of your creations.

    TERRASTRATE also includes automapped sample drag-and-drop, enhancing usability by allowing users to easily manipulate and transform any wave file. This functionality ensures seamless integration of your own samples into TERRASTRATE, providing a fluid and intuitive experience for customizing and creating new sounds within the instrument.

    This level of control ensures that every composer and producer can both intuitively tweak existing sounds and build entirely new creations tailored to their projects.

    How does TERRASTRATE utilize granular synthesis?

    TERRASTRATE utilizes granular synthesis by breaking audio into small grains, which can be intricately manipulated for dynamic sound design. The mod wheel can dynamically control gestures, bends, and textures, making performances expressive. The bounds of granular can be stretched to allows for the tempo-syncing of grain playback or "density", duration or "size", and grain fade-ins/outs, transforming TERRASTRATE into a versatile pulse maker.

    Does TERRASTRATE work with any digital audio workstation (DAW)?

    Yes, TERRASTRATE can be integrated with any digital audio workstation (DAW) that supports VST, AU, or AAX plugins since it operates within the Kontakt Player. This compatibility allows TERRASTRATE to function seamlessly in DAWs like Ableton Live, Logic Pro, FL Studio, Cubase, Pro Tools, GarageBand, Reaper, and Studio One. For users without a DAW, TERRASTRATE also works in the standalone version of Kontakt Player, enabling direct performance from your system. This flexibility ensures TERRASTRATE can adapt to various music production environments, enhancing its usability across different creative workflows.

    Are there any tutorial resources available for TERRASTRATE?

    You can enhance your understanding and usage of the instrument by watching our comprehensive overview video here, which guides you through its features and functionalities. Additionally, you can download the detailed user manual here to get more in-depth information about operating TERRASTRATE effectively. These resources are designed to help both new and experienced users make the most of this powerful tool.

    What kind of support does Audivor offer for TERRASTRATE users?

    If you encounter any issues or have questions, you can reach out directly via our support email at, or alternatively visit our contact support page here. We are committed to ensuring that you have the best experience with TERRASTRATE.

    How can I optimize TERRASTRATE to run more efficiently?

    Granular synthesis is resource-intensive. If you're experiencing performance issues with TERRASTRATE, here are a few tips to optimize its operation:

    1. Manage Samples: To free up RAM, use Kontakt's sample purge feature to unload unused samples from TERRASTRATE. This can be done from the 'Purge' option in the Kontakt interface.
    2. Adjust Effects: Reduce CPU usage by minimizing the use of delay and modulation. Turn off delay by setting the delay knob to zero and disable modulation slots if they are not in use.
    3. Monitor Voice Count: Granular synthesis can increase voice count, which may spike CPU usage. Keep an eye on the voice count in the Kontakt browser. You can reduce grain density to lower overlapping note counts, thus conserving CPU resources.
    4. Limit Polyphony: To further decrease CPU load, adjust the maximum number of voices allowed in Kontakt's settings to limit the number of simultaneous notes.

    See more performance suggestions from Kontakt's resource here.

    These adjustments should help make TERRASTRATE run more smoothly on your system.