MachFive 3

The universal sampler for creative music production

Rebuilt from the ground up, the all-new MachFive 3 delivers state-of-the-art virtual instrument technology to your desktop studio.

Are you eligible?

You are eligible for a MachFive 3 upgrade if one of the following applies to you:

  • You currently own MachFive Version 1 or 2
  • You currently own an eligible competing product (see below)

$295.00

$295.00

If you are an owner of GigaStudio, Kontakt, Structure, HALion, SampleTank or other eligible virtual sampler product, you can upgrade to MachFive 3 for only $295 (a savings of $200 off list price).

To qualify for this MachFive competitive upgrade offer, you must confirm ownership of a competing product listed below. This is done after purchase, when you register your new MachFive 3 software. To register your MachFive competitive upgrade, email our customer service department (customerservice@motu.com) with a copy of your MachFive 3 purchase receipt AND a screenshot of your competing product sales receipt or registration.

  • Ableton Sampler
  • EastWest Play
  • Emulator X2
  • EXS24 (any version)
  • GigaStudio (any version)
  • HALion
  • Independence
  • Kontakt (any version)
  • Quantum Leap Goliath
  • Reason NN-XT
  • SampleTank
  • Structure

If you qualify for this offer as explained above, click the "Add to Cart" link next to the "competing product" upgrade option below, and then follow the on-screen instructions. You do not need any specific information about your competing product during the on-line upgrade process. Proof of ownership is required after purchase, during the registration and authorization process.

Learn more about MachFive 3

AAX plug-in support for Pro Tools - MachFive 3.2 is now fully compatible with Avid's new AAX plug-in format for Pro Tools 11 and above.

Massive 45 GB sound library (7 DVDs) - Features loops, phrases, sounds, and advanced multi-sample instruments with dynamic performance powered by state-of-the-art scripting technology.

Simple operation - Unique, unified design provides instruments, loops, phrases, synthesis and FX in one easy-to-use window.

Scripting engine with unlimited layers - Delivers ultra-realistic multi-sample instruments, dynamic performance, and unlimited possibilities for programmers and sound designers.

IRCAM technology - Cutting-edge time-stretching, pitch-shifting & granular synthesis licensed from the IRCAM research institute.

Universal support - Directly reads all major 3rd-party hardware/software sample formats for consolidated sound library management.

Complete mixing - Graphic mixer with faders, FX inserts, and unlimited channels.

Powerful effects - Flexible effects architecture with 47 different effects, including convolution reverb, applied at any level you wish.

Deep synthesis - Advanced, yet accessible modular synthesis architecture with twelve sound engines and flexible modulation matrix.

Full-screen editing - Dive into a rich sound design environment with comprehensive automation, modulation and editing.

Unlimited parts - Combine instruments and tempo-synced loops. Layer synths and sample-based parts.

3rd-generation UVI Engine - Acclaimed worldwide for its superb sound quality.

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X version 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, or 10.5 (v10.5.8 or later is required)
  • Windows 10, 8, 7 or Vista (SP2 or later is required)

64-bit operation

  • Available for Mac OS X version 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6
  • Available for 64-bit versions of Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista
  • Requires a 64-bit CPU (and host application for plug-in versions)
  • iLok Required

MachFive 3 requires an iLok smart key (version 1 or 2), which must be purchased separately. iLok NOT included.