Save with the Action Suite
Bundle up with Action Strings 2 and Action Strikes.
Save with the Action Suite
Bundle up with Action Strings 2 and Action Strikes.

Cinematic woodwind engine

  • A stunningly realistic scoring instrument offering full creative freedom
  • Effortlessly craft dynamic woodwind sections with both high and low ensembles
  • Tailor and blend over 1000 pre-built phrases to design your own custom themes

Limitless combinations

Conduct two high-octane ensembles with Action Woodwinds, from the vibrant tones of clarinets, English horns, oboes, and flutes to the deep resonance of bassoons, contrabass clarinets, and beyond. Explore pre-built themes and phrases, edit them to your taste, or build your own from scratch using the flexible building blocks of Live Modules. Chop, duplicate, and refine modules to create trills, crescendos, falls, and runs that elevate your scores.

Customize your cues

Create custom phrases by adjusting note pitches with Melodic mode, or turn chords into captivating passages with Arpeggio mode. You can also play note sequences in real time using a range of articulations. Tailor your sound with multiple mic positions and controls for both high and low ensembles, then export your performance as a MIDI file to use with other instruments in your DAW, such as strings or synths, for impactful results.

Go deeper with new engine features

Explore the newest engine additions that help elevate your compositions even further.

Always stay in key

The new Scaler feature keeps your performances within a chosen key, no matter what notes you press. Just pick a key, select one of the 20 scale types, and only the notes highlighted will produce a sound.

Customize sequences

Custom mode allows you to meticulously design each step of your sequence, choosing which notes of the chord to play for unmatched precision and creative freedom.

Play an octave above

Activate the new 8va button to double your phrase and add an extra octave above that shines through your arrangement, ideal for thickening your sound or giving melodic runs a bold and thrilling edge.

Hear it in action

Get to know Action Woodwinds inside out with the experts behind the instrument, Sonuscore. From exploring the wide range of sounds to digging into the latest features, this is everything you need to know to start creating.

Play it with Kontrol keyboards

Action Woodwinds comes to life when integrated with Kontrol keyboards. Toggle effortlessly between phrases using the Light Guide or create melodies freely using single articulations. All EQ, reverb, and tempo parameters are automatically mapped to the controls to help your creativity flow.

Save with the Action Suite

Bundle Action Woodwinds with Action Strings 2 and Action Strikes for a hard-hitting scoring palette. Pick them up together and save on a complementary orchestral trio.

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About Sonuscore

Action Woodwinds was developed with the award-winning Sonuscore and is the fifth instrument from this successful collaboration, following Action Strings 2, Emotive Strings, Action Strikes, Symphony Series – Percussion, and Mallet Flux. Having worked on over 2,000 projects in the videogame, TV, and film industries, Sonuscore stands for high-quality, inspiring instruments with a twist, easy accessibility, and the most direct way from a creative idea to a musical composition.

At a glance

Product type: Komplete Instrument
Instrument type: Sampled woodwind phrase player
For use with: Free Kontakt Player (version 7.8.1 and higher) or Kontakt (version 7.8.1 and higher)
Number of instruments: 1
Sound category: Cinematic woodwind
Download size: 22.06 GB
System requirements: Action Woodwinds needs a fast CPU to run and requires an Intel i7 processor or higher. Please also see the Kontakt Player system requirements and the Kontakt Player FAQ
User manual online: Online manual
User manual: Download manual

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