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MachFive — The universal sampler for creative music production


Feature Highlights

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.

Multiple outputs

Submix to 17 stereo output pairs.

Disk streaming

conserve RAM & quicken load times.

Unlimited polyphony

with ultra-low software latency.

Compatible library / file formats

  • AIFF
  • ACID
  • Apple Loops (.aif)
  • REX
  • SDII
  • WAV
  • Akai MPC
  • Akai S Series
  • E-mu Emulator III and IV
  • Ensoniq ASR
  • EXS24
  • GarageBand
  • GigaSampler 1/2/3
  • Kontakt 1/2/3/4.0
  • Kurzweil K2xxx
  • MOTU Symphonic and Ethno Instruments
  • Roland S700 Series
  • SampleCell
  • SoundFont
  • UVI UFS*

*Please check with UVI for MachFive 3 compatibility before purchasing any UVI products.

Attention MachFive 3 users

Download the updated soundbank libraries »

Channel formats

  • stereo
  • quad
  • 5.1
  • 7.1

Plug-in formats

  • Audio Units (Mac only)
  • AAX
  • RTAS
  • VST
  • Stand-alone

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.

Full system requirements