Overview

UVI Key Suite Acoustic | GUIS

The Essential Acoustic Keys Collection

The result of over 20 years in making sample-based instruments, Key Suite Acoustic was designed to be your desert-island acoustic keyboard library. Enjoy a wealth of deeply-sampled and immaculately recorded instruments with a level of sound quality and control you’d only expect to find in a professional recording studio. From dynamic and powerful concert grand pianos to the charactered sounds of the celesta and harpsichord, there’s something special for every project - and with multiple mic signals, customizable envelopes, filters and a pro-grade effect chain to polish your sound, you may never reach for another acoustic key library again!

Exceptional Instruments with Real Character

Every physical instrument has its own sound and unique character, and that’s part of what makes this collection so special. Each instrument in Key Suite Acoustic was auditioned by our sound designers and chosen specifically for its exceptional tone and musicality, bringing new life to your music with characterful sounds rich in depth and detail.

Deeply-Sampled with the Finest Equipment

We’ve gone the distance to create the finest quality recordings and most reliable engine possible. Applying our 20+ years experience in the field you’ll hear the difference right away, from the knowledgeable choices in microphones, placement, converters and processing, to the natural response from deep multisampling and precision editing, we’ve worked hard to ensure Key Suite Acoustic delivers ‘that’ sound right from the start.
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Professional Sound at Your Fingertips

Great instruments and recordings are only the beginning, with Key Suite Acoustic we’ve created a library that delivers not only pristine sound but a fast and flexible interface for sculpting it in any way you need. From adjusting individual microphone levels to a professional-grade effect rack with impulse response processor, multi-band EQ, digital delay, multimode modulation, and reverb, you’ll find the right sound for any situation, any arrangement, and any style, from classical to experimental and beyond.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Model D
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Model D

The renowned Steinway Concert Grand Model D, recorded in one of the finest studios in the world (Guillaume Tell in Paris) we utilized a number of microphones including the Neumann U67 to deliver a warm and majestic sound.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | F Grand
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | F Grand

After auditioning a number of models built by the most famous Italian piano manufacturer, we found a particular instrument and the perfect room to have a singularly beautiful response and musicality. One of our favorites.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Japanese C7
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Japanese C7

The elegant Yamaha C7 Concert Grand Piano. Having found a particularly charactered model we recorded it as-is to underscore the special nuances that make its voice unique. An excellent choice for the musician looking for a magnetic concert grand; we find it delivers the perfect tones for contemporary jazz, rock and pop.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Hybrid Custom
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Hybrid Custom

Exclusive to UVI, this custom piano was built utilizing parts from Yamaha, Steinway and Bösendorfer to create a truly unique and powerful sound. Recorded with Royer, BK and Neumann mics.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Hybrid Custom
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Baby Grand

A 1930’s Erard Baby Grand captured on location to preserve its unique warmth and history. A rare and fascinating piano its tones bring the past to life, imparting a sense of mystery and longing.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Grand Upright
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Grand Upright

A rare 100-year old Steinway Grand Upright, refurbished and recorded with a multi-mic configuration allowing for deep tonal control - an exquisite sound from a vintage gem.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | German Upright
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | German Upright

The Seiler Upright Grand delivers an exacting and detailed sound yet retains the warmth and personal qualities you’d expect from an upright, a truly versatile instrument.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tender Upright
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tender Upright


Recorded on-location in South Africa, this Blüthner resounds with a tender tone and unique sound uncommon to grands, great for intimate pop and soft passages.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tack Upright
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tack Upright

An antique upright with well-worn strings and the hammers prepared with brass tacks, this piano offers a warm and charactered tone with a slightly percussive quality.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Honky-Tonk Upright
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Honky-Tonk Upright


The classic spaghetti western saloon upright complete with natural detune, recorded with vintage mics and preamps for an authentic and charactered sound.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | The Compaact
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | The Compact

The Ostlind Compact is a small 5-octave piano, full of charm and a slight natural detune. If you’re looking for the piano sound of a secluded back-alley club look no further.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Harpsichord
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Harpsichord

Produced by our friends at AcousticSamples, this UVI-exclusive offers what may be the definitive virtual harpsichord, deeply sampled and expertly programmed for a wonderful sound.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Clavichord
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Clavichord


The ancestor of the clavinet, the Clavichord has a distinctly Baroque sound to it perfect for classical, a period-piece score or a haunting accompaniment.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Spinet
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Spinet


The Spinet is a small, boutique piano. As such the tonal quality is narrow and the action is more audible. A charactered instrument with a distinct sound.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Blanchet Cembalo
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Blanchet Cembalo

Built by Ferdinando Granziera in Milano, Italy the Blanchet Cembalo is a perfect reproduction of a Blanchet harpsichord, renowned instruments with a timeless quality.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Celesta
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Celesta

Perfect for classical, opera, and modern themes, this Celesta by Schiedmayer delivers a historic sound with brilliant charm and exacting detail.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Keyboard Glockenspiel
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Keyboard Glockenspiel

A very rare Mustel keyboard Glockenspiel, this particular instrument was built to specification for the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and can be heard in many of their recordings.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Papageno Bells
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Papageno Bells


A reproduction of the original from 1750 using original parts, the Papageno Bells deliver a clear and brilliant sound used most famously by Mozart.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | J-Celeste
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | J-Celeste

This 3-octave road-cased JenCo Celesta was close-miked in mono for a charming and charactered take on the classic celeste sound.
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Dulcitone
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Dulcitone

Designed in the 1860’s, the precursor to the Rhodes electric pianos produces sound by the striking of tuning forks with felted hammers - deeply-sampled and rich with detail.
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | GUI Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Model D Edit
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | GUI FX
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | F Grand Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Japanese C7 Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Hybrid Custom Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Baby Grand Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Grand Upright Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | German Upright Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tender Upright Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Tack Upright Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Honky-Tonk Upright Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | The Compact Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Harpsichord Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Harpsichord Edit
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Clavichord Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Spinet Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Blanchet Cembalo Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Celesta Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Keyboard Glockenspiel Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Papageno Bells Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | J-Celeste Main
  • UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Dulcitone Main
We’ve poured all of our experience and thousands of hours of work into developing Key Suite Acoustic, giving you a deep and detailed collection of acoustic key instruments ready to simplify your workflow and enhance and accentuate your music for years to come.

SPECS

WHAT YOU GET
Size: 13.01 GB (FLAC lossless encoding, was 55.54 GB in WAV)
Content: 20 Instruments, 22,424 Samples, 125 Presets
Sample Resolution: 44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz
License: 3 activations per license on any combination of machines or iLok dongles
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • Runs in UVI Workstation version 3.0.5+, and Falcon version 1.6.6+
  • iLok account (free, dongle not required)
  • Internet connection for the license activation
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    - Mac OS X 10.8 to macOS 10.14 Mojave (64-bit)
    - Windows 8 to Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • 14 GB of disk space
  • Hard Drive: 7,200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • 4GB RAM (8 GB+ highly recommended for large UVI Soundbanks)
COMPATIBILITY
Supported Formats: Audio Unit, AAX, VST, Standalone
Tested and Certified in: Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6+, Maschine 1+, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble Pro 5+, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3+, MainStage 3, MuLab 5.5+, FL Studio, Bitwig 1+, Reason 9.5+

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Reviews

UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Braddon Williams
"Key Suite Acoustic is now my go-to for piano sounds. The extra features and extra instruments really make this a one stop shop for acoustic keys. I love it! [...] I doubt I’ll need to reach for anything else ever again."
Braddon Williams | Producer & Engineer
(Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg, Toni Braxton,...)
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Richard Hilton
"The pianos, plucked instruments and metallophones are fantastic, unique and unlike the ones you already have. They're all very playable and fun. They respond well and sound good. If you have something like this, it's probably not as good as this.”
Richard Hilton | Producer, Engineer & Musician
(David Bowie, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Elton John,...)
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Guillaume Roussel
"Key Suite Acoustic has a great soul. There are so many great pianos out there, but I really like to play with their upright collection of pianos. There is a soul to those sounds. I love it!”
Guillaume Roussel | Composer
(3 Days to Kill, The Connection, Pirates of The Caribbean, Smurfs,...)
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Ask Audio
"Key Suite Acoustic was absolutely everything I was hoping for and more. Fantastic keyboards, high customization, low pressure on the computer, and rock solid reliability."
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | MusicTech
"This is an impressively comprehensive and capable soundset, which offers a multitude of timbral colour and control. The quality of the source material on offer is very good."
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Sample Library Review
"This spectacular sample set makes my “desert island” instrument list."
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | SoundBytes
"Key Suite Acoustic offers a large pallet of acoustic sounds that have a full and rich sound."
UVI Key Suite Acoustic | Music Nation
"UVI has nailed performance, sound and tactile feel with Key Suite Acoustic. [...] In my opinion a must-have for anyone producing music on the PC."
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User Testimonials

"Bought it and just used the Steinway in one of my productions. It really is fantastic work UVI. Instant inspiration, intimate & natural sound. Love it!"Thomas C., Facebook
"I'm very happy with the purchase [...] The historical keyboards are great fun to explore, sound beautiful & clear, and are very useful for adding colour and depth to all types of music."CGR, VI-Control
"They have a lot of character and an excellent timbral balance [...] Whoever programmed this library did a phenomenal job."Mark S., KVR
"'Character' is what really struck me about this collection."keepitsimple, V.I. Control
"The sound is amazing. I use this all the time now. The best piano I've heard in years."Charles C., Facebook
"These pianos are absolutely beautiful and they feel alive!"Samuli M., YouTube
"You did a great job guys!"Lionel T., Twitter
"Sounds awesome! Very well done! Gotta have it."qualaup, YouTube
"This sounds absolutely amazing."roieshpigler, YouTube
"I'm happy about the new Key Suite."kj.metissage, Gearslutz
"UVI Key Suite Acoustic has an impressive sound."Sang L., YouTube
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