FORM Tutorial

FORM Explained®

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7 Videos | Length: 1hr 22min 27sec
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    Let’s take a look at FORM and its user interface and how it’s basically a sampler, but much more.

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    The Sample Page

    Take a look at how to manipulate your samples as FORM plays back. Also learn about playback speed, motion, and direction, and how they affect your sound.

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    See how FORM’s oscillator can add sonic character to the sample you’re using and manipulating.

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    Discover how to create movement, with FORM’s great modulation section that has a ton of sources and destinations.

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    FORM wouldn’t be complete without effects. Explore them all on the Effect Page and see how they’re great ways to add depth and interest to your patches.

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    The Curve Editor

    See how to edit and create your own motion curves which tell FORM how the sample will be played back.

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    Sound Design

    In this last video you’ll start with a basic sample and create a patch from scratch. It doesn’t take much to completely transform the original sample into something completely different and inspiring!

Product Overview

In these in-depth video tutorials, Scottie Dugan takes you inside Native Instrument’s sample based virtual instrument FORM. Learn all its features and functions as well as basic sound design and patch creation!

Scottie covers the Sample Page, Oscillators, Modulation, Effects and the Curve Editor in detail, as well as how to import samples and create a cool patch from scratch.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re ready to jump into Native Instrument’s FORM, these videos will get you going and then some!

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FORM Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome Sampler; Awesome video This is a pretty sweet sampler! Really easy to use once you watch this video. I was making all sorts of cool stuff that normally take a while to create using a regular synth VST
Date published: 2021-02-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from FORM very well explained. For peoples having experience with synths and sound design, this tutorial is great to learn FORM features. Very well explained.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good stuff! Very informative
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Form tutorials are nice to see. Need to watch it again and use this tutorial as a learning tool
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 2.5 out of 5 by from WHERE'S THE MUSIC? This explanation of Form was well done, covered all the important details. Except for one thing; There were no musical examples. It consisted mainly of various ways to manipulation noise! I own Form and have not found a way to apply it in a musical way, so, if attractive musical sounds are what you are looking for, I would not recommend Form.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good This opened up forms endless possibilities.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great ! Form was half intuitive to me but this really helped polish the edges and get into the macros a lot more. Thanks!
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Another excellent creative tool from NI! I love this instrument, and it is so easy to use! Groove3 does another fantastic job of 'getting under the hood' of this SW, and will save you hours of groping around to cut to the rewarding production work.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from FORM is True the Form I haven't bought the software yet, but the tutorial is giving me plenty of ideas.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The best series about FORM This is a very good series about FORM, the best one I could find. (even other payed ones are not as good as this one) What is so good in this series is that a lot of the details about FORM are explained in this video. These details are very important to understand FORM and follow along. So this makes it easy to follow and after watching the series you can really start working with FORM. It al flows logically and nicely. I highly recommend this!
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good logical introduction, easy to follow. The content is organized well, much better than other videos I've seen about Form. The sequence flows well starting with importing a sample. Although Form allows very complex manipulations, this series of videos makes it easy to understand.
Date published: 2017-02-03
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