Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Creativity First

Frankenstraße 18 b
20097 Hamburg

Tel: +49 (0)40 210 35-0
Fax: +49 (0)40 210 35-300

HALion product comparison

Comparison chart

HALion 6 logo HALion Sonic 3 logo
HALion Sonic SE logo
Supported platforms Windows 8.x, Windows 10
OS X 10.11 & macOS 10.12
Windows 8.x, Windows 10
OS X 10.11 & macOS 10.12
Windows 8.x, Windows 10
OS X 10.11 & macOS 10.12
64-bit support Logo green Logo green Logo green
Price (EU Retail incl. tax) € 349 € 249 Free
Stand-alone mode Logo green Logo green Logo green
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 Logo green Logo green Logo green
Virtual Analog synthesis Logo green Logo green Logo green
Wavetable Synthesis Logo green Logo green Playback only*
Granular Synthesis Logo green Logo green Playback only*
Tone-wheel organ Logo green Logo green Playback only*
FlexPhraser Logo green Logo green Playback only*
REVerence convolution reverb Logo green Logo green Logo green
VST Amp Logo green Logo green Logo green
Resonator Logo green Logo green Logo green
Wavetable Editor Logo green
Macro Page Designer Logo green
Library Creator Logo green
Sample Recorder Logo green
Multi-monitor support Logo green
Flexible user interface Logo green
Sample Editor Logo green
Slicing Logo green
AudioWarp Logo green
Sample import Logo green

*The feature is supported for playback, but not for editing.

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