Product Comparison Chart

Reason Essentials Reason
INSTRUMENTS
Subtractor Synthesizer
ID-8 Songwriter's Toolbox
Malström Graintable Synthesizer
Thor Polysonic Synthesizer
Neptune Pitch/Voice Synth
SAMPLERS
NN-XT Advanced Sampler
Live Sampling Editor
NN19 Sampler
DRUMS & LOOPS
Redrum Drum Computer
Dr. Octo Rex Loop Player
Kong Drum Designer
DEVICE CONTROL
Spider Mergers/Splitters
Matrix Pattern Sequencer
Combinator
RPG-8 Arpeggiator
DYNAMICS/EQ
MClass Mastering Suite
Master Bus Compressor
BV512 Vocoder
Modeled Channel EQ/Dynamics
EFFECTS
RV7000 Advanced Reverb
Scream 4 Distortion
Line 6 Guitar/Bass Amps
CF-101 Chorus/Flanger
DDL-1 Digital Delay
Audiomatic Retro Transformer
Pulveriser Demolition Unit
Alligator Triple Filtered Gate
The Echo
RV-7 Digital Reverb
D-11 Foldback Distortion
ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter
PH-90 Phaser
UN-16 Unison
COMP-01 Compressor/Limiter
PEQ-2 Two Band Parametric EQ
MIXER
Gain
Equalizer 2-band 4-band
Send Effects 4 8
Insert Effects
Master Compressor
Master Compressor w/ Sidechain Input
Compressor
Gate
Lo-pass/Hi-pass filter
Spectrum analyzer
Group and parallel channels
PRODUCTION
ReGroove Mixer
Audio Tracks Unlimited Unlimited
Instrument Tracks Unlimited Unlimited
Time stretch
Creates REX files
Audio Clip Transpose
Blocks Song Arrangement
Factory Sound Bank 1 GB 1.7 GB
Orkester Sound Bank
EXPANDABILITY
Rack Extensions
ReFills Mostly Supported Fully Supported
ReWire
MIDI out/MIDI clock out
FILE COMPATIBILITY
Reason
Reason Essentials
Reason Adapted
Reason Limited
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