HALion product comparison
HALion is the most comprehensive virtual sampling and sound design system available today. It covers the complete creative process from recording and editing samples to programming advanced synthesis setups to creating user interfaces and exporting release-ready instrument libraries. Every step is tailored to the demands of professionals and streamlined to the greatest extent.
HALion 6 includes HALion Sonic 3
HALion Sonic 3
Steinberg’s premier VST workstation is a uniquely creative instrument that offers a plethora of synthesized and acoustic instruments within one compact, easy-to-use interface. Designed for studio musicians, composers and live performers alike, HALion Sonic 3 includes an extensive library and a full synth engine with over 3,200 patches and a range of features that offer fast and flexible control.
HALion Sonic SE 3
HALion Sonic SE 3 is a stripped-down version of HALion Sonic 3 without giving up sound quality and accessibility. The streamlined VST workstation lets you load and play a plethora of sound content: the SE libraries shipping with Steinberg’s digital audio workstations, VST Sound Instrument Sets for HALion and the custom user libraries created within HALion 6.
The free HALion Sonic SE download version does not contain any content.
|Price (EU Retail incl. tax)||€ 349||€ 249||Free|
|Library content size||>40 GB uncompressed||>40 GB uncompressed||>3 GB uncompressed
(Cubase Pro 9)
|Number of presets||>3,400||>3,200||>1,360 (Cubase Pro 9)|
|Number of MIDI Channels||64||16||16|
|Real-time audio FX||68||65||54|
|Stereo output channels||32 + 6 channel surround||16||16|
|Sample player engine|
|Virtual Analog synthesis|
|Wavetable Synthesis||Playback only*|
|Granular Synthesis||Playback only*|
|Tone-wheel organ||Playback only*|
|REVerence convolution reverb|
|Macro Page Designer|
|Flexible user interface|
*The feature is supported for playback, but not for editing.
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HALion Sonic 3
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