Virtual Piano is an acoustic grand piano emulation
with a breathtakingly rich and
realistic sound. Particular care has
been taken in the reproduction of the original realism and touch
response of a Kawai,Yamaha
and Steinway Grand
Pianos. The result is a delicacy of tone and expression that emulates the experience of
playing a real acoustic grand.
on mastered Piano samples
(normalized and noise-reduced). Based
on PCM recordings of a Kawai,Yamaha
and Steinway Grand Pianos after it has been meticulously
tuned and adjusted.
achieve such a remarkably authentic piano sound, has full
length sustain samples, no loops (natural decay), stored in 16 bits and 44.100
envelope generator with Attack, Sustain, Decay and Release parameters and several modulation targets.
CPU and memory usage. Stability: complete. Uses memory efficiently without sacrificing quality.
Unlike many other piano modules
and samplers, this piano will never overload CPU.
live performances: never stick notes, never break the sound.
and user-friendly attitude are sure to attract many musicians.
variable room simulation.
Free variation of acoustic ambience thanks to
complete separation of piano and room. Small rooms can be modeled just as
accurately as larger spaces. Customizable
with user controls for: size room, width room, damping factor & mixer, used to create
in the DSP environment, without having to load up any other plug-ins.
you install VST Instruments & Effects, please make sure your
computer fulfills the following requirements:
Windows Operating System: Native dll file for Windows XP, Windows
Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
x86 architecture (32-bit platform).
For x64 (64-bit platform) test the demo
plug-in with your host internal bit bridge as in Cubase (VST Bridge),
FL Studio (Bridged
mode), Cakewalk SONAR (BitBridge),
Cockos REAPER (Bridging)
or via external jBridge application for Ableton Live, PreSonus Studio One, etc.
500 MHz Processor (Pentium®, Celeron®
AMD® or equivalent) minimum.
128 MB or higher recommended.
VST compatible host / Digital Audio Workstation
DAW/ MIDI Sequencer:
This VST software can be "plugged in" to any host application that supports VST
Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase, Cakewalk Sonar Artist,
Platinum and Professional, Ableton Live, Cockos Reaper, PreSonus
Studio One, Acoustica Mixcraft, Synapse Audio Orion, Sony Acid Pro, MakeMusic
Finale, Avid Sibelius, Mackie Tracktion, AudioMulch, Steinberg Nuendo, Magix
Samplitude, Magix Music Maker, Cantabile (Lite, Solo, Performer), n-Track
Studio, VSTHost, SAVIHost, PowerTracks Pro Audio, Making Waves Studio, and much more
An ASIO® soundcard is recommended for
low latency real-time play.
test extensively the demo version of your selected product (s) in your
make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.
Installing and Uninstalling VST Plug-in
To install VST plug-in, follow these
must be in a directory
where the VST host is looking for VST plug-ins.
Realistic Virtual Piano.dll
file into VST
Plug-ins Folder of your host application.
To uninstall simply
Realistic Virtual Piano.dllfile of your VST Plug-ins folder
and the "User Guide and
Information" and "License Agreement" PDFs files, if you also placed them
This section outlines revisions between Realistic
Virtual Piano releases. The most recent changes are at the top.
- Added a
Steinway Grand Piano module in full registered version.
- Grand Piano selector's appearance was modified to rotary selector switch.
- Added a MIDI CC number for MIDI channel selector and rotary selector
- Minor changes in graphical user interface.
- Minor bugs fixed.
- Documentation updated to fit current version.
- Added new Yamaha Grand Piano module.
- Kawai Grand Piano module has been completely re-sampled and the octaves
have been corrected.
- Added Piano Selector option in GUI.
- Minor adjustments in GUI as well as in default parameters.
- Fixed a few minor bugs.
- Some adjustments in "Variable Room Simulation".
- Added MIDI Automation.
- Added Web link button to "register full version" in demo, and web link to
our site in registered version.
- Redesigned GUI.
- Added embedded CHM help/info file and button on GUI.
- Fixed a few minor bugs.
- Improved sound engine.
- Add ADSR envelope generator with Attack, Sustain, Decay and Release
parameters and several modulation targets.
- Sample playback optimized for better performance.
- Some GUI modifications.
- Updated built-in sound bank to 16 patches
- Some problems when used in Orion and Logic fixed
- Small bug fixes.
- Fixed problem with Audiomulch
- Some small errors in some presets fixed
- Some very minor GUI changes (alignment of knobs and display Freq. Analyser).
v1.0: Initial version.
v1.0rc1: Release Candidate.
v0.96: Beta released.
v0.92/0.95: Alpha released.
and Programming by Daniel Laiseca
Evaluation & Registration
The code for the licensed and evaluation
versions of this software are
The Demo Version
is full functional. You can do anything you can do with the full
version, also some
presets are included to demonstrate the instruments
demo restrictions are:
demo generates a short beep noise in all output channels every 10 seconds and
is limited to a certain number of trial executions:
Registered Version does not have nagging sounds and their use is unlimited.
The program is a SHAREWARE. You are hereby licensed
to use this
software for evaluation purposes without charge but if you use this software after the evaluation period, a
registration fee is required.
Note that by registering the software, you enable us to improve it and
full version is available to purchase, as downloadable software, the
price is US$35,
and you can download the full version as soon as your payment is
is a trademark of Steinberg Soft- und Hardware GmbH
is a registered trademark of Kawai Musical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd. (www.kawai.co.jp)
is a registered trademark of Yamaha Corporation.
Steinway is a registered trademark of
Steinway & Sons.