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Hi all,

I was wondering what plug-ins would you consider interesting or industry standard to play as MIDI when scoring films with strings. I might use them at some point but my budget is pretty tight!

Thanks

Marco

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Excellent. I'll try them (synful has a demo trial) and post up the results. Cheers Marco –  Marco Saez Jan 29 '11 at 12:04
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Not sure how it works as a plug-in, but I know that most of the short films I mix are scored with Hollywood Strings and LA Strings. That seems to be the standard where I am.

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Heard a ton of great reviews on this plug-in! –  C3Sound Jan 29 '11 at 5:47
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I know a few composers who swear by the Vienna Strings libraries - quite expensive but comprehensive...

http://vsl.co.at/

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+1 I've worked with Vienna Strings and they sound great. –  Auddity Dec 20 '11 at 18:25
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Synful Orchestra is a great piece of kit! http://www.synful.com/ recommend it. Might be a bit expensive if you're on a tight budget as you say.

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Omnisphere or atmosphere

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