Arturia Introduces Pigments 5

Pigments is one the most powerful software synthesizer available. Version 5 introduces a new interface, better CPU efficiency, external audio processing, and more!

Arturia's Pigments is a software VST with the power to create any sound, from the best mix-ready modern presets to deep custom sound design. Combining limitless sound-making with a vibrant and intuitive workflow, Pigments packs a sonic punch ideal for modern producers.

A revolution in modern synthesis, Pigments’ approach to sound design is as intricate as it is accessible. Now with more ways than ever to craft those hard-hitting sounds.

Arturia Pigments 5

What’s new in Pigments 5?

Reduced CPU consumption
Pigments now utilizes multi-core processing for greater CPU efficiency, allowing more users to explore this powerful softsynth with ease.

Process any audio with Pigments
You can now process external audio in Pigments from the Utility engine, by routing the sound to the instrument through the track sidechain input. Additional FX routing options have also been integrated.

Compose in style
Pigment’s refreshed interface includes an improved play view, with new visualisers and other UX enhancements.

Melodize any sound in 1 click
Explore the new generative sequencer, featuring one-click sequence generation and new play modes, as well as saveable presets and sequence browsing. Make use of the sequencer lock to apply your sequence settings to any sound.

New curated content and sounds
Discover a selection of 100 new factory presets alongside new wavetables and samples in Pigments 5, comprising more than 1500 sounds.

New preset expansions
Explore an exclusive selection of sounds with Explorations; 3 new sound banks including 150 presets in each, showcasing a range of bold, colorful and expansive sounds that Pigments is renowned for.



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