WATCH: Spitfire Audio launches LABS Soft Piano and LABS Strings

Spitfire Audio has become a formidable force in the world of sample libraries and virtual instruments.

Company collaborations with the likes of Hans Zimmer and Ólafur Arnalds offer detailed recordings used by composers and music producers alike. From full orchestras to synthesisers, pianos to percussion, Spitfire Audio has recorded some of the best players and instruments in the world.

While the company continues its collaborations with composers, producers, engineers, and studios, LABS lets loose a new series of tools that offer a simplistic solution to music-making.

Commencing with the popular Soft Piano – based around a felted piano – and Strings – a new string ensemble, these software instruments are free to install.

Both of the new offerings work within a dedicated (AU-, AAX-, and VST-compatible) plugin featuring simple user interface, invented in collaboration with UsTwo.

Creatively serving as the sonic exploratory arm of Spitfire Audio, new LABS libraries will be released every month. Music makers can expect key traditional instruments alongside more experimental discoveries along the way.

Spitfire Audio’s LABS Soft Piano and LABS Strings are both free to install at

Check out trailers for both software products below:

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