THIS IS NKS
Let your music flow.
NKS sets the new standard in creative flow. It connects our KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboards and MASCHINE hardware to hundreds of software instruments and effects – not just from NI, but from all leading plug-in developers. You get streamlined browsing and a unified workflow, and key instrument parameters are pre-mapped. So whether you’re a pro or a protégé, NKS makes it easier and quicker to bring your sound to life.

WHAT IS NKS?

Take a look at what NKS can do for your productions

HOW DOES NKS WORK?

Here’s a step-by-step guide to using NKS in your productions

BROWSE BETTER AND FASTER THAN EVER

Hear instant audio previews as you scroll through thousands of patches, from hundreds of instruments, from over 75 developers.

EVERYTHING IS PRE-MAPPED

Start playing and tweaking instantly – just load an instrument or an effect and go. Each parameter is pre-mapped to the hardware, with the mappings designed by the developers themselves.

PLAY COMPLEX MUSIC EASILY

The KOMPLETE KONTROL software lets you play intricate chord progressions and arpeggios, even without musical training, with single finger control. NKS helps bring out the music in you.

DEEPER CONTROL

The Light Guide on the KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboards lets you see – and control – a range of deeper settings including articulations, keyswitches, and more.

ACCESSIBILITY

NKS is designed with the visually-impaired in mind. The KOMPLETE KONTROL software offers speech output via the computer, providing key information about the instrument currently loaded, and during browsing. This makes all NKS plug-ins more accessible.

GET STARTED ON NKS TODAY

If you already own KOMPLETE 9, 10, or 11, you already own the KOMPLETE KONTROL software, so you can benefit from NKS even without owning NI hardware. Download via Native Access to get started.

OUR PARTNERS: INDUSTRY LEADERS

Dozens of renowned instrument and effect developers have already upgraded hundreds of plug-ins to make them NKS compatible. And the list is constantly growing.

SEE THE FULL LIST

EMBRACE THE FUTURE WITH US AS AN NKS PARTNER

Are you a professional instrument or effect developer? Partner with us to make your products NKS compatible. To understand the full potential of NKS for your products, simply check out all our info for developers or get in touch to receive your NKS Developer Kit.

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