Create astonishing instruments and sounds

HALion gives you everything you need to create all the sounds you have ever imagined — and many you have never thought of. With six different forms of synthesis, a high-performance sample engine, scripting, a groundbreaking time-stretch and resynthesis algorithm, plus fast and easy assignable modulations, HALion delivers new inspiration every time you open it.

More than 35 GB content, 3,700 presets and 15 instruments

FM, spectral, wavetable, virtual analog and granular synthesis

High-performance sample engine for large libraries

More than 70 effects, plus countless modulation and MIDI options

  • Get creative with samples

  • Program FM synthesis

  • Visionary sound design

Start for free with HALion Sonic 7

Load free instruments, like the LoFi Piano for HALion, or buy one of the many outstanding instruments and sample libraries by industry-leading, third-party developers including Soundiron, Sonuscore, e-instruments, Magnetic 96, Cinematique Instruments and many more.

Get HALion Sonic 7 for free

Grace Period:

Customers who have activated HALion 6 since November 1 2022, are eligible for a free, update to HALion 7. Go to your MySteinberg account. Go to "Vouchers". If you don't see a voucher, please make sure that the eLicenser containing the license is registered in MySteinberg. After registration, it can take up to 24 hours until the free update is available.

HALion for developers

HALion is a professional synth and sample platform, which allows developers to use the programming language Lua for building complex instruments and sample libraries with their own user interfaces. Exclusive HALion partners even can apply to use Steinberg Licensing and sell their instruments in the Steinberg Online Shop.