LEARN KOMPLETE NOW

Get started using KOMPLETE NOW with a curated collection of tutorials and guides. Explore the instruments and effects and learn how to use KOMPLETE NOW with your own setup.



WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN?

INSTALL KOMPLETE NOW

Watch the tutorial below, and learn how to download and install your KOMPLETE NOW instruments and effects using Native Access.

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NATIVE ACCESS

Native Access is an app for installing, activating, and updating all your KOMPLETE NOW products.

1. Download and install Native Access.
2. Log in to Native Access using your Native ID.
3. Select Subscription.
4. Select Available
5. Click Install for Kontakt 6 Player and the individual products you require.




SET UP KOMPLETE NOW IN YOUR DAW

Learn how to use KOMPLETE NOW in your DAW. Select from the tutorials below and watch how to integrate KOMPLETE NOW into your music making.

LOGIC

Watch how to set up your KOMPLETE NOW instruments and effects in Logic Pro. Learn how to create a Software Instrument and load your plug-ins via the AU Instruments folder in the Instrument menu.

ABLETON

Learn how to set up KOMPLETE NOW in Ableton Live. Open the Plug-in folder in the Preferences menu and scan for your new Native Instruments plug-ins, then add instruments and effects to your track.

FL STUDIO

Watch how to set up KOMPLETE NOW in FL Studio. Open the FL Studio Plug-in Manager to scan for new products, then browse the Installed VST Generator folder in the Plug-in database to load your plug-ins.

CUBASE

Find out how to set up your KOMPLETE NOW instruments and effects in Cubase. You will learn how to find and organize all your KOMPLETE NOW instruments, effects, and samples and add them to a track.

GARAGEBAND

Learn how to load your KOMPLETE NOW plug-ins onto a Software Instrument in Garageband. Navigate to the AU Instruments folder in the Plug-ins menu of the Software Instrument to find your products.

REASON

Watch how to set up your KOMPLETE NOW instruments and effects in Reason. Learn how to create a new track and find your Native Instruments plug-ins by navigating to the Instruments folder.

PRO TOOLS

Learn how to set up your KOMPLETE NOW plug-ins in Pro Tools. Create an Instrument Track and add a multi-channel plug-in to an insert slot to load your newly installed instruments and effects.

BITWIG

Watch how to set up your KOMPLETE NOW instruments and effects in Bitwig Studio. Learn how to create a track and search for your newly installed Native Instruments plug-ins using the search bar.

LEARN INSTRUMENTS & EFFECTS

Learn how to use each product in the KOMPLETE NOW bundle. Watch the walkthrough videos and read the online manuals below to get started making music!

DEFT LINES

Learn how to use DEFT LINES and bring the sound of Drill to your music productions using 150 twisted presets. Explore enigmatic bass lines and genre-bending stacks of orchestral textures, from muted keys to strings, flutes, and plucks. In this walkthrough video you will learn how to open the instrument in KONTAKT PLAYER, browse for presets, sequence and modulate sounds, and customize effects chains. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of DEFT LINES and a deeper look into its workflows and sound-editing options.

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PLAYBOX

Experiment with PLAYBOX and create highly musical and inspiring sounds. Watch the walkthrough video and find out how to build tracks from the huge collection of over 900 Samples and 200 Chord Sets. Learn how to record, edit, and write melodies with Chords, and tips on importing your own user samples. Explore the Browsers to quickly find the perfect preset, and use the Effects Chain to customize your sound. Read the online manual for an overview of PLAYBOX’s key elements and workflows, and go deeper into its powerful performance features.

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BATTERY NOW

Find out how to build a track with our flagship drum sampler and work with BATTERY’s large collection of loops and one-shots, specially curated into 50 custom kits. Watch the walkthrough video for tips on how to record a drum beat and tweak the kit by layering kick sounds and adjusting effects sends. Learn how to create basslines and melodies and further customize your sound with editing tools. Read the online manual for an introduction to BATTERY’s key elements and workflows, and go deeper into customizing kits, sound design, routing, and mixing techniques.

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MASSIVE X

Learn how to create bold basslines and melodies with our flagship wavetable synthesizer. This walkthrough video shows you how to build a track from the huge collection of over 600 MASSIVE X presets and customize its sounds using RAUM. Find out how to browse and modify presets, record melodies, and use the routing page to tailor your patch. Also learn about noisetables, recording bass and envelope modulation. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key elements and workflows of MASSIVE X, and go deeper into its powerful sound design and performance features.

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CLOUD SUPPLY

Find out how to bring the sound of contemporary trap, grime, hip hop, drill, and R&B to your music productions. Explore CLOUD SUPPLY’S collection of 150 presets and learn to create your own unique sound by tweaking the macro controls and adjusting effects. In this walkthrough video you will learn how to open the instrument in KONTAKT PLAYER, browse for presets, customize your sound, assign macros, build effects chains, and sequence melodies. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of CLOUD SUPPLY and a deeper look into its workflows and sound-shaping capabilities.

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HYBRID KEYS

Explore the custom collection of 150 presets to find the perfect keyboard sound for your music. From sampled pianos to synthesizers and mallets, all with specially-designed effects chains, you will find an array of keyboard sounds, past, present, and future. Watch the walkthrough video for tips on opening the instrument in KONTAKT PLAYER, browsing and customizing presets, tailoring your sound with effects chains, and sequencing melodies and macros. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of HYBRID KEYS, then take a deeper look into its workflows and controls.

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LO-FI GLOW

Learn how to incorporate the warm textures of LO-FI GLOW into your productions, and explore the collection of 150 presets that showcase the unique spectral range of the lo-fi sound. Gain insights into working with saturation and overdrive to introduce a low-fidelity quality to your music. In this walkthrough video you will learn how to open the instrument in KONTAKT PLAYER, browse for presets, customize sounds, build effects chains, and sequence melodies. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of LO-FI GLOW and a deeper look into its workflows, lo-fi effects, and sound-editing options.

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MELTED VIBES

Find out how to integrate detuned melodies, bent leads and warped grooves into your music. Explore MELTED VIBES’ collection of 150 tweakable presets and learn how to add that signature melting character to your sound. Watch the walkthrough video for tips on how to open the instrument in KONTAKT PLAYER, browse for presets, customize a bassline using glide and saturation, and find insights about working with the macros and the unique Melt control. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of MELTED VIBES and a deeper look into its workflows and controls.

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RETRO MACHINES MK2

Explore our collection of 16 classic keyboard synthesizers and bring the rich vintage tone of analog instruments to your productions. Find out how to open RETRO MACHINES in KONTAKT PLAYER, browse instruments, use sound variations to tweak controls, and save your customizations in this walkthrough video. You will also learn to work with the morph slider to create dynamic sounds. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of RETRO MACHINES, insights into the Arpeggiator and Chord Player, and a deeper look at its workflows and sound-shaping options.

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REPLIKA

Find out how to use our versatile delay effect to further define your sound. Watch the walkthrough video for tips on using REPLIKA with MASSIVE X to modify your synth sounds. You will learn how to browse presets on a lead and customize the sound with phaser modulation. You will also learn how to create a unique riser effect from a lead sound by tweaking a reverb preset, bouncing, and reversing the audio. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of REPLIKA and a deep dive into its inspiring set of delay effects.

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RAUM

Learn how to use our powerful reverb effect to expand your sonic palette and refine your music-making. Watch the walkthrough video for insights into using RAUM with BATTERY, and tips on quick ways to customize preset sounds. Learn how to use RAUM as an insert effect to modify a guitar sound, and as a reverb send in a DAW to process a snare drum. Read the online manual for an introduction to RAUM’s global controls, algorithms, and preset management, and find out how to create granular textures, complex resonances, riser effects, and other special applications.

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BITE

Find out more about our creative effect BITE, from the Crush Pack effects series. Explore 81 presets that celebrate the sound of the digital era, from organic distortion to extreme bit-crushing. In this walkthrough you will learn how to use BITE with BATTERY, to transform your kit sound into punchy, crunchy beats. The parameters allow for precision and controlled chaos that can be tailored to your sound and needs. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key features of BITE and a deeper look into its controls and workflows.

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SUPERCHARGER GT

Learn more about our advanced compressor effect and bring the sound of tube compression to your productions. In this walkthrough video, you will find out how to use SUPERCHARGER GT with drums, keys and vocals. Browse the custom presets, explore the different saturation and character modes, discover parallel compression, and learn how to use sidechain compression to create space in your mix. Read the online manual for an overview of the key features and controls.

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BUMP

Find out how to use the bass heavy BUMP Expansions in MASSIVE X. Watch the walkthrough video for tips on using BUMP to make powerful EDM basslines. Explore BUMP presets in the Browser, and learn how to use the Performers to create specialized modulation effects tailored to bass sounds. Learn more about the new Bass Enhancer insert effect, which allows you to add drive, saturation and presence to low frequency content.

FADE

Explore the immersive, atmospheric pad and soundscapes of the FADE Expansion for MASSIVE X. Watch the walkthrough video, and see FADE turned to a throwback synth-wave track. Explore FADE presets in the browser, and discover some of the 150 new presets in the pack.

KONTAKT 6 PLAYER

Learn more about our industry-standard application that hosts all the KOMPLETE NOW sample-based instruments built in KONTAKT, as well as third-party products made for the platform. You must install KONTAKT PLAYER to open some of the instruments in your bundle, including CLOUD SUPPLY, HYBRID KEYS, LO-FI GLOW, and RETRO MACHINES MK2. Read the online manual for an introduction to the key PLAYER features, learn about DAW integration, and find out how to browse and load your KOMPLETE NOW instruments in KONTAKT PLAYER.

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WHAT IS KOMPLETE NOW?

A growing bundle of essential instruments and effects including a selection of easily tweakable presets and layered sounds.

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