Founded in Berlin, Germany in 1996, Native Instruments is a technology company whose specialty is developing software and hardware for DJ-ing and music production. At present their product line includes software synthesizers, samplers, sound libraries, effect processors, groove production systems and audio interfaces. Their inventive methods have completely changed the ways in which people use technology to create music. Combining unparalleled sound quality with a world of possibilities and unbeatable usability, Native Instruments deliver functionality that’s no less than exquisite.
Three families of products are available:
Komplete – Encompassing a huge range of software instruments and effects, the Komplete family represents more than fifty products including such tools as the modular sound design software REAKTOR, the popular sampler KONTAKT, and the digital effects studio GUITAR RIG. All products in the Komplete line are specifically designed to make professional music production within the grasp of every user.
Maschine – The Machine line of products have changed the world of digital groove production. Much in demand with electronic and urban music genres and more, Maschine represents a new, spontaneous method for creating and performing. So popular that it generated its own new market segment, the integrated hardware-software concept of Maschine, and its amazingly intuitive real-time workflow ensure that you can march to any beat you want and Native Instruments can keep up with you.
Traktor – Equipped with an impressive and ever-growing range of hardware controllers and audio interfaces, the Traktor product line is at the forefront of digital DJ-ing. This is the software that first pioneered the idea, after all, in 2001, and busted analog DJ-ing wide open. Traktor software is no less than groundbreaking. What self-respecting DJ of the current times would ever be without it?