UVI World Suite | GUI
UVI World Suite | GUI
With 369 instruments at your fingertips World Suite delivers thousands of years of musical culture from every major continent and ethnic tradition. Explore the sounds of our global heritage and traverse the most secluded corners of the world for inspiration with hundreds of playable instruments and thousands of authentically performed loops and phrases.
World Suite's scope is truly massive, it’s one our largest libraries yet including well over 65,000 samples and representing years of planning, recording, editing, coding and design to realize. The vision was simple, we wanted to create a single library that would allow anyone to quickly and easily navigate to any region of the world, browse local instruments and begin playing. Journey to Africa and feel the primal drive of tribal drums and the hypnotizing resonances of the mbira, to Asia and Indonesia for the delicate strings of the koto, mystical shakuhachi flutes and the cerebral gamelan, or to Australia for the didgeridoo and ancient percussive instruments of the aborigine… Wherever you want to go World Suite can be your musical guide with the largest and most complete collection of traditional instruments ever in software form.
UVI World Suite | Taiko

What's new

UVI World Suite | GUI What's new
Version 2 adds 48 instruments and over 2,000 loops and phrases including new Georgian vocal phrases (male and female), a new and exclusive Oriental Strings Ensemble with dozens of Arabic, Turkish and Persian multi-sampled phrases recorded in 12 keys with percussions, and 3 new Traveler instruments.

New instruments:

- Kalimba
- Erhu, GuQin
- Didgeridoo
Eastern Europe:
- Chonguri, Contrabass Panduri, Duduk, Panduri, Salamuri, Weltmeister Accordion
- Dhol, Shahi Baaja
Middle East Mediterranean:
- Electric Saz, Kemence, Kloo Mandolin, Oriental Ensemble, Pku, Qanun, Saz, Tar, Turkish Percussions (5)
- Alphorn, Cabinet Organ, Cavaco, Dulcimer, Folk Recorders (5), German Accordion, German Psalter, Gothenburg Organ, Portuguese Fado Guitar, Recorders (5), Triple String Zither, Viola Da Gamba
South America:
- Bajo Quinto, Charango, Guitarron, Keyboard Recorder, Mexican Vihuela, Peru Flute, Ronroco, UBass
West Indies:
- Garrahand, Handpan Ayasa, Handpan Bells (2), Handpan BPSH, Opsilon, Steel Pan, Ukulele

New Loops and Phrases:

Eastern Europe:
- Chonguri, Georgian Male, Georgian Female, Panduri, Georgian Traveler
- Dhol
Middle East:
- Middle East Strings, Tar, Turkish and Arabic Percussions, Middle Eastern 2 Traveler
- Cavaco
South America:
- Bajo Quinto, Mexican Vihuela, Ronroco, South-American Traveler

In Depth

UVI World Suite | Instruments


World Suite is divided into 12 groups by geography and ethnography including Africa, Asia, Australia, Celtic, Eastern Europe, India, Indonesia, Middle East, Occidental, South America, Spanish Gypsy and West Indies. Browse instruments by region or type, so regardless of whether you need sounds from a certain geographical location or a specific instrument category you can find what you need quickly and efficiently.
Each instrument in World Suite was carefully recorded to preserve and convey both their natural physical qualities and traditional playing styles with the highest quality equipment available. The result are instruments that have both a genuine voicing and a transparent sound quality throughout the entire suite. Custom controls are available based on instrument type, allowing you to adjust things like fret noise on various stringed instruments, transient level and timbre on pitched percussions, legato, portamento, velocity curve, 3-band EQ, as well as a superb IR reverb (available on every instrument), all provided in intuitive and inspiring user interfaces. Easily fine-tune and place your instrument in the mix and utilize the built-in key-switches to add dynamics and variety to your performances. Go even deeper with Falcon, and play them with micro-tunings. You can check out the user manual for more detailed information.

Loops and Phrases

In addition to the deeply-sampled instruments, World Suite includes a massive selection of authentically performed loops and phrases, browsable by region or instrument type, ready to be arranged, chopped or reshaped into new forms of your own design. Over 10,000 loops are included, making World Suite a fantastic resource for songwriters, composers, sound designers and beat makers alike. Looking to add some authentic instrumentation to your production? Extra flavors to your score? Or even build entire songs with regionally-correct performances? Look no further.
UVI World Suite | Loops


Loops and phrases can be individually browsed and loaded into your DAW or played through the unique multi-track Traveler instruments. World Suite’s Traveler allows you to easily mix, transpose and perform up to 6 loops simultaneously, all perfectly tempo-synced to your DAW. World Suite includes 12 Traveler instruments (African, Brazilian, Cuban, Georgian, Indian, Latin Percussion, Middle Eastern 1 and 2, South American, Vocal Ambience Traveler, Vocal Traveler and West Indies) to provide you with convenient instrument groupings for a fast and intuitive experience. Adjust gain, independent high and lowpass filters, pitch, pan and reverb levels all per track while you quickly browse the thousands of included loops. Just looking for some inspiration? Roll the dice with the built-in randomizer to quickly explore countless sonic landscapes.
Looking for ethnic choirs or vocal phrases? Check out the Vocal Traveler and Vocal Ambience Traveler. Vocal Travelers include a huge variety of samples from across the globe allowing you to paint complete regional tapestries or create rich emotive textures with the human voice. Browse and select the sounds you like then freely adjust gain, pan, reverb, pitch, time stretching and envelope settings to taste for each track.
UVI World Suite | Travelers
UVI World Suite | Travelers
Whether you're looking for a specific traditional instrument, an assortment of new and obscure timbres to arrange into your compositions or rural loops to chop for your next production, World Suite delivers a tremendous collection unlike anything you've ever seen or heard before.


UVI World Suite | Africa

56 Instruments

Flutes (Majingu, Djafe, Goat), Guitars (Afro Steel, Roots African, Tchad Nylon), Large Drums (Beninese, Guinean Baga & Kobo, Guinean Toma, Malian, Ouagadoudou, Tanzanian, Togolese, Zairian), Djembe (Wood, Modern Skin, Mozambique), Percussions (Body Bells, Cruche, Fedounoum, Plastic & Wood Rainstick, Rattle, Shekere, Talking Drum, Tchangotche), Udu (Large & Small), Balafon (8 instruments), Bamboo Sax (3 instruments), Kalimba, Kora (2 models and a Valiha), Mbira (Dzavadzimu, Nyunga, Zimbabwe), Ngoni Donso, Sanzas (7 models)

650 Loops & Phrases

Balafon, Bass, Electric Guitar, Bara Drums, Claves, Cruche, Djembe, Conga, Cowbell, Drums, Shaker, Tambourine, Woodblock, Fedounoum, Guinean Tambourin, Kalimba Bass, Kora, Talking Drums, Thangotche, Ensemble Choirs, Solo Voices
UVI World Suite | Africa GUI
UVI World Suite | Asia GUI
UVI World Suite | Asia

79 Instruments

Bian Zhong, Bian Qing, Dan Moi, Er Hu (2 models), GuQin, Gongs (7 categories / 50 models), Koto (3 models), Laotian Zither, Percussions (Ban Gu, Cha, 2 Gu, Luo Gong, Chuan Ling, Kua Ban, Nan Bang, Pen Zhong), Pipa, LiuQin, Shakuhachi, Isshakausansun, Nishakuyonsun, Shamisen, Taiko (3 Nagado Daiko, 2 Shime Daiko)

290 Loops & Phrases

Mongol Kohmus, Mongol Topshur, Shakuhachi, Isshakausansun, Nishakuyonsun, Chinese Flute, Mongol Voices
UVI World Suite | Asia GUI
UVI World Suite | Australia

14 Instruments

Aboriginal Drums (Kanak, New Guinean, Polynesian, Oceanian - 3 models), Aboriginal Flute, Aboriginal Percussions (Bass, Frame, Log, Rattle, Shaker) Didgeridoo (2 models), Jaw Harp

450 Loops & Phrases

Aboriginal Flute, Didgeridoo, Jaw Harp
UVI World Suite | Australia GUI
UVI World Suite | Celtic GUI
UVI World Suite | Celtic

28 Instruments

Bagpipes (6 models), Celtic Guitars (D, E, 12 Strings), Celtic Percussions (Bodhran, Bones, Clogs, Pipe Snare Drum, Spoons, Tenor Drum), Celtic Whistles (Penny Whistle, Old Low, Celtic Low, Tin D, Tin BFlat), Fiddle, Harmonica (2 models), Concertina, Celtic Harp, Megan Harp, Lute Harp, Irish Bouzouki

460 Loops & Phrases

Bagpipe, Bodhran, Bombarde, Celtic Guitar, Celtic Harp Glisses, Concertina, Guitar 6 Strings, Guitar 12 Strings, Irish Flute, Mandolin, Violin
UVI World Suite | Celtic GUI
UVI World Suite | Eastern Europe

16 Instruments

Balkanish Double Bass, Balkanish Violin, Bulgarian Tupan, Chonguri, Contrabass Panduri, Duduk, Eastern Accordion, Eastern Lyra, Hungarian Cymbalum, Moldovian Cymbalum, Panduri, Roots Balalaika, Russian Balalaika, Salamuri, Ukrainian Bandura, Weltmeister Accordion

670 Loops & Phrases

Accordion, Bass, Chonguri, Georgian Male Voices, Georgian Female Voices, Guitar, Panduri, Percussion, Sax, Strings, Violin, Balkanish Voices
UVI World Suite | Eastern Europe GUI
UVI World Suite | India GUI
UVI World Suite | xx

49 Instruments

Dilruba, Harmonium, Indian Flutes (3 models), Indian Percussions (Angklungs, Baya, Ghatam, Idakka, India Jaw, Mridangam, Thavil, Dholak, Bass, Bass Udukkai, Chanda, Dhol, Dholak, Dholki, Ela Thalam, Yeddakai, Urumi, Udukkai, Salangai, Pumbai, Parai Top, Parai Bass, Pakavaj, Nagra, Khanjeera) , Indian Swarmandal, Indian Violin, Jaladarangam, Morsing, Nadhaswaram, Pungi, Santoor (2 models), Sarod, Shahi Baaja, Shenai, Sitar (3 models), Tabla (3 models), Tambura, Veena

1350 Loops & Phrases

Bulbul Tarang, Dhol, Dilruba, Do Tara, Flute, Magudi, Mandolin, Nadhaswaram, Pungi, Rawanhattha, Santoor, Shenai, Sitar, Veena, Violin, FX, Bass Udukkai, Chenda, Dholak, Dholki, Ghatam, Idakka, Khanjira, Mridangam, Nagara, Pambai, Parai, Tabla,Thavil, Urban Loop, Urumi, Voices (Child, Female, Male, Old Man Perc Voice Male)
UVI World Suite | India GUI
UVI World Suite | Indonesia

14 Instruments

Gamelan Gong (2 models), Gamelan Bonang (Barung, Parenus), Gamelan Drums (Kendhang Ageng, Kendhang Ciblon) Gambang, Gender, Saron, Gamelan Kenong (5 models)
UVI World Suite | Indonesia GUI
UVI World Suite | Middle East GUI
UVI World Suite | Middle East

39 Instruments

Baglamas (2 models), Bouzouki (2 models), Duduk, Electric Bouzouki, Lute (Jubus, Tunisian), Maghreb Violins (Solo, Ensemble), Mandolin, Mediterranean Lira (2 models), Middle East Flutes (Sheperd, Egyptian, Arabic, Recorder), Middle East Percussions (Bendir X 2, Daires, Darbuka, Oriental Tambourin, Sistres), Middle East Santur (2 models), Oud (2 models), Persian Daf, Saz (2 models), Electric Saz, Tzouras (2 models), Kemence, Kloo Mandolin, Oriental Ensemble, Pku, Qanun, Tar, Turkish Percussions (5 models)

1600 Loops & Phrases

Baglama, Bouzoukis, Clarinet, Cumbus, Darbuka, Drums, Duduk, Electric Bouzouki, Hajir, Lyre, Middle East Strings, Oriental Violin, Oud, Saz, Synth Arabic, Tambourines, Tar, Turkish and Arabic Percussions, Tzouras, Voices
UVI World Suite | Middle East GUI
UVI World Suite | Occidental

26 Instruments

Alphorn, Alpine Concert Zither, Banjo, Cabinet Organ, Carina Accordion, Cavaco, Dobro, Dulcimer, Finnish Concert Kantele, Folk Recorders (5 models), German Accordion, German Psalter, Gothenburg Organ, Naeshult Table Piano, Nordic Low Whistle, Nordic Psalmodikon, Nordic Upright Piano, Orfeo Accordion, Parisian Accordion, Piano Bastringue, Portuguese Fado Guitar, Recorders (5 models), Triple String Zither, Victorini Accordion, Viola Da Gamba

580 Loops & Phrases

Accordions, Cavaco
UVI World Suite | Occidental GUI
UVI World Suite | South America GUI
UVI World Suite | South America

30 Instruments

Ande Flute, Bajo Quinto, Charango, Cuatro, Guitarron, Keyboard Recorder, Latin Panpipe, Latin Percussions (Agogos, Berimbau, Bongos, Cabassa, Chekere, Claves, Congas, Cowbells, Cuicas, Guiros, Maracas, Pandiero, Shakers, Surdo, Timbales, Timbalitos), Mexican Vihuela, Peru Flute, Peruvian Ocarina, Ronroco, Electric Bass, UBass, Tango Accordion

1330 Loops & Phrases

Agogo, Bajo Quinto, Bongo, Bass, Claves, Conga, Cowbell, Djembe, Drums, Guiro, Kutu Wapa, Mexican Vihuela, Piano, Ronroco, Shaker, Tambour Bata, Tambourine, Triangle, Voices
UVI World Suite | South America GUI
UVI World Suite | Spanish Gypsy

6 Instruments

Flamenco Guitar, Gypsy Jazz Guitars (Gerome, Maruha), Flamenco Percussions (Cajon, Castanets, Foot Steps)

1660 Loops & Phrases

Flamenco Guitars, Cajon, Castanets, Foot Steps, Hand Clap, Voices
UVI World Suite | Spanish Gypsy GUI
UVI World Suite | West Indies GUI
UVI World Suite | West Indies

12 Instruments

Garrahand, Handpan Ayasa, Handpan Bells (2 models), Handpan BPSH, Opsilon, Requinto, Steel Drums, Steel Pan, Steel Tongue Drum, Sun Drum, Ukulele, West Indies Bass

310 Loops & Phrases

Bass, Claves, Conga, Cowbell, Djembe, Drums, Shaker, Tanbou Ka, Ti Bwa, Tom
UVI World Suite | West Indies GUI
UVI World Suite | Vocals

2 Instruments - Vocal Travelers

Create vocal atmospheres and phrases with a 5-track instrument dedicated to vocal sounds

1340 Loops & Phrases

Choir recordings organized by gender, age, pitch and region, including: Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, India, Middle East, South America, Spanish Gypsy, and Georgian. Also including a wordless section of Ambience Vocals, in categories: Arabic, Balkanish, Persian, and Misc
UVI World Suite | Vocals GUI


Size: 39.15 GB (FLAC lossless encoding)
Content: 66,460 Samples, 369 Instruments, 10,584 Loops & Phrases
Sample Resolution: 44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz
License: 3 activations per license on any combination of machines or iLok dongles
  • Runs in UVI Workstation version 3.0.14+, and Falcon version 2.0.9+
  • iLok account (free, dongle not required)
  • Internet connection for the license activation
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    - Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks to macOS 11 Big Sur (64-bit)
    - Windows 8 to Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • 40 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)
Supported Formats: Audio Unit, AAX, VST, Standalone
Tested and Certified in: Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic Pro X+, 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+



UVI World Suite 2 | Chaka Blackmon
"Great product as usual! I've already banged out 5 song ideas already. Such an inspirational plugin, one of my favorites actually. You guys continue to raise the bar!"
Chaka Blackmon
Songwriter, Producer, Musician
(Christina Aguilera, CeCe Winans, Disney)
UVI World Suite 2 | Doc Powell
"World Suite gives you vocals and percussion sounds from around the world that would cost a fortune to capture on your own. Small or large ensembles are at your finger tips, ready to be tuned to any key or tempo. World Suite is the only flight to get you the ethnic sounds from around the world that you need. Once again UVI gives you easy to use,endless possibilities like no other! I love it!"
Doc Powell
Grammy-nominated Guitarist, Producer & Songwriter
(Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Quincy Jones, Luther Vandross)
UVI World Suite 2 | Sam FISH Fisher
"There are very few virtual instruments that have the range, versatility and sound palette that World Suite has. Simply said, it is magnificent."
Sam FISH Fisher
Multi Grammy Certified Record Producer/Songwriter
(Daddy Yankee, Lady Gaga, Celia Cruz, Duran Duran)
UVI World Suite 2 | Julio César Sierra
"World Suite feels like traveling around the world through its sounds, inspired from every region with the best fidelity."
Julio César Sierra
Award winning Film Composer, Producer & Keyboardist
(J. Balvin, Nicky Jam)
World Suite Electronic Musician
“World Suite is an ambitious and diverse library that sounds great, has a ton of functionality and faithfully represents more musical cultures than you’re likely to get from any other library.”
World Suite Computer Music
"The word 'comprehensive' doesn't even begin to describe World Suite - it's an enormous must-hear for any producer even vaguely interested in non-Western music. - 9/10"
World Suite Gearlslutz
"The realism of the instruments and vocals must be heard to be believed! Mind-blowing, I dare say. World Suite is delicious treat to the senses!"
World Suite Producer Spot
"World suite just sounds awesome and is a definite must have if you want to add ethnic sounds to your music"
World Suite AskAudio
"The sounds of World Suite are rich, expressive, incredibly playable, and sound fantastic [...] The best way to bring ethnic flair into your productions."
World Suite SoundBytes
"This is, without doubt, the most diverse, deeply sampled, and loving collection of world-wide timbres I’ve ever seen."
World Suite Music Nation
“Every patch sounds amazing. [...] I can see so many uses for this in my music."
World Suite Pro Tools Expert
"It breaks the norm!"
World Suite Sample Library Review
"A massive ethnic library [...] that is sure to appeal to a vast variety of music makers."
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User Testimonials

"Colossal palette of gorgeous world sounds... amazingly well done!"
Pere R., YouTube
"Bought this and it's absolutely gorgeous and epic!"
Jacob T., Facebook
"It's extremely good if you're looking for high quality samples of World instruments. The user interface also allows for layering of the samples."
Synth Guru, Gearslutz
"Masterpiece! I love the Middle-East and Spanish Gypsy above all!"
Abhishek R., YouTube
"Phenomenal suite of sounds!"
Daniel S., Facebook
"I found the Vocal Traveler section to be quite interesting and surprising as it includes vocal phrases as well as atmospheric drones."
Dillinger, KVR
"Instant inspiration! I have no idea if I'm playing the instruments the way they're supposed to be played but it doesn't matter, the sounds are so gorgeous you just start creating as soon as you hear it!"
Brian H., Facebook
"Amazing! Browsed. Listened. Purchased. Downloaded. Installed. Composing. Happy to join the UVI gang."
Andy G., Facebook
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