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Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Professional

SSO Professional brings a new level of customisation and control with detailed signals, comprehensive mic positions, and expert mixes.

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  • British blockbuster symphonics

    Brass and Woodwinds update available now. Learn more.

    This definitive anthology gives you the tools to create blockbuster symphonic works for TV, film, and games, all in a single professional package. It contains all three major families of the orchestra—Woodwinds, Brass & Strings—as well as Masse: additional orchestral samples and techniques, available exclusively to owners of Spitfire Symphonic Strings Professional. Every instrument has been captured in Lyndhurst Hall at AIR Studios by our award-winning team of engineers and composers, working under a singular vision—that to create the best soundtracks, you need to use the same space, instruments, and talent as the most successful composers, combined with pro-end recording and production principles and techniques.

    Drawing on a decade of experience and comprising over 5 years of production, this pro-end symphonic encyclopaedia is designed for discerning composers just starting out, to established composers looking to complete their symphonic collection.

    Compatible with NKS

    What's included

    Symphonic Woodwinds updated patch GUI

    Total Performance Flute

    Paul Thomson - SSO Update Walkthrough

    Update Walkthrough

    Ssb Update Midio Square

    Total Performance Trumpet

    Symphonic Woodwinds flute section
    Setting up microphones inside of Air Studios

    Recording the Symphonic Brass section


    What is Spitfire Symphony Orchestra?

    Spitfire Symphony Orchestra is designed as a single, pro-level orchestral solution containing all three major families of the orchestra (woodwinds, brass, strings) designed for everyone from discerning composers at the beginning of their careers looking to invest in their futures, to seasoned veterans looking to unify their disparate collections of orchestral elements into a single and definitive sonic arsenal.

    What’s in it?

    Featuring the award winning Spitfire Symphonic StringsSpitfire Symphonic Brass and Spitfire Symphonic Woodwinds, SSO is a powerful collection of libraries that is the perfect amount of detail and control for those starting their professional journey. 

    What's in the Professional version?

    Featuring all of the content that makes up Spitfire Symphonic Strings, Spitfire Symphonic Brass and Spitfire Symphonic Woods, but with added signals. The added signals are alternative (ALT) microphones: a microphone placed close to the leader of each section (L - Applies to String patches only), warm Close Ribbon (Cr), close Stereo Pair (St) and spacious Gallery (G) signals, as well as the addition of Outrigger signals to the common Close Tree Ambient (known as CTA), creating CTAO for the ‘classic Spitfire’ setup. On top of this we offer the Fine (F), Medium (M) and Broad (B) stereo mixes mixed by Jake Jackson for instant great sounding mixes, with low CPU/RAM usage.

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    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS X 10.10 to Mac OS 12

    Minimum: 2.8GHz i5 minimum (quad-core), 8GB RAM

    Recommended: 2.8GHz I7 (six-core), 16GB RAM

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    32-bit DAWs not supported

    PC system requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 64-bit)

    Minimum: Intel 2.8 GHz i5 (quad-core) or AMD Ryzen 5

    Recommended: Intel 2.8 GHz i7 (six-core) or AMD R7 2700

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    File size

    ~509232 samples

    755.5 GB download size

    1510.94 GB disk space required during install

    Too large to download? Choose hard drive delivery at checkout

    Kontakt player

    Kontakt Player 5.6.8 or higher required