Spark is an innovative drum production solution. Its cutting-edge sound library, multiple synthesis engines and advanced sequencing features will inspire your beat-making like never before. Spark is an innovative software solution for drum production. Its cutting-edge sound library, multiple synthesis engines and advanced sequencing features will take you to whole new levels of beat-making and get you there fast. Real-time performance tools and effects make it fun and easy to explore new sonic territories in the studio or on stage.
Main Features Pristine quality sound engines including: TAE® analog synthesis, physical modeling, and multi-layered samples provided by our top-tier development partners 1900+ instruments / 180+ kits: Vintage drum machines: analog emulations of the TR-808, TR-909, TR-606, Simmons SDS-V, and Eprom-based Linn Drum, Drumtraks, DMX, Drumulator and more 10 emulations from Spark Vintage Drum Machines: CR-78, Mini Pops 7, Ace Tone FR-2L, Yamaha MR 10, Maestro Rhythm King MRK2, Boss DR-55, E-mu SP-12, Roland TR-727, Roland R-8, Casio VL-Tone and SK-1 Electronic kits covering the most popular modern music styles: EDM, Dubstep, Hip Hop, RnB and Pop, etc., as well as experimental kits developed with our physical modeling engine Acoustic drum kits mixing physical modeling and samples for highly realistic sound 64-step sequencer Shuffle and shift modes to humanize grooves Advanced loop mode with Divide and Move functions Choke groups to mute instruments naturally 16-tuning mode available from pads and Step buttons Modular Drum synth editor: Create your own patches Edit existing patches Create custom instrument macro control modules including: Oscillators Multimode fil
Since its release, we have been analysing how Spark 2 responds and reacts on different systems and DAWs, and refining its code to ensure the most stable, reliable experience for every user.
Below is the list of the constant and intermittent issues that have been resolved in the Spark 2.4 update.
Fixed Bugs Crash No more crash when click output is set on out 16 No more crash when exporting MIDI in Cubase 8.0.40 OSX No more crash when loading a project if there is a project with the same name No more crash when closing while controller detection is running No more crash with 9/8 time signature used in sequencer or when using impossible time signature and resolution state
FX Distortion Crush 2 doesn't create anymore offset on audio out Graphic EQ tooltips now properly displays negative values No more weird behavior when using fx on master track Vocal filter LFO on/off now switches correctly Leslie speed switch is now working correctly Factory FX presets are not deletable anymore Analog delay presets are now recalled correctly Tube distortion works now correctly if sample rate is set to 44100 Phaser dual mode button has now effect on sound Vocal filter letter placement is now recalled properly
Sequencer In sequencer view, importing MIDI file by drag and drop is possible if you drag on a step Sequencer view now switch correctly between 1-32 and 33-64 view when song is active Resolution improvement when re-importing a MIDI file with drag & drop User can remove automation made on FX2 User can access "33-64" page in 1/24 resolution User can access "33-64" page when using 48 steps When editing on 33-64 sequencer page, global automation tool is now correctly updated on drag Shift Automation doesn't reset anymore to its minimum value when deleted
Kits "Lyynk Indus 1" instrument 1, parameter 1 is now correctly mapped to Pitch "Deep Lab 1" macro knob is now possible to turn with mouse drag "Lyynk Indus 2" instrument 8 is now working perfectly "Subdriven_RS" instrument is now working perfectly in "Subdriven" project User can't overwrite factory kits anymore Export/Drag'n'drop Rename preference improvement for *.wav export size "Two Patterns Length" to "Include audio tail when exporting" Icons at export on Windows are now correct User can now properly select the Midi drum map output format Improvement of the drag and drop export feature Drag audio sequence from sequencer to DAW doesn't require anymore the mouse over a non audio track area Studio One 3 supports now drag & drop wave files into track
Various "Please select the moose you want to loadR30;" Typo when loading a sample from Windows Explorer had been edited Sampler now shows correctly the waveform if reverse is on Reverse button state is now updated when changing instrument Modular view doesn't reset anymore zoom and modules position when loading project User can choose an image when creating a new project or "saving as" User can disable the master out limiter in the preference panel When browsing samples, selecting another track doesn't reset anymore the browser to the first sample Double click default value is now set on 0db on mixer faders and not anymore on middle position Tempo is now updated in GUI when tapped Pad names are now correctly updated when switching from pad 1-8 to 9-16 Verbose Mode is now accessible on SparkLE GUI Third parameter assignment of instrument 15 & 16 is now correctly displayed GUI of the slices are now correclty displayed in the REX player Library doesn't disappear anymore after closing GUI and reopening it in the DAW NOISE/HARDTEK packs are now correctly working with all sample rates on Mac Select+12 shortcut doesn't change anymore accent and song mode Step sequencer buttons from controller and GUI now trigger notes in Tune mode Switching from SparkLE GUI to Spark Creative GUI doesn't set anymore the BPM knob to its maximum value It is not possible anymore to interact with modules that are behind other modules in the Modular view No more error in FL Studio when detaching the window BPM is now updated when Spark is slave of an external MIDI device Tempo and shuffle values are not changed anymore when changing kits Previewing an instrument without loading it doesn't change anymore the instrument name The VST *.dll install path is now remembered between installations on PC Sample browser is not anymore corrupted if instrument was previously a modular instrument Latch mode works with mouse unless you first use the XY of the controller In Song view, dragging a new pattern now deselects all previously selected patterns