Iris Tutorial

Iris 2 Explained®

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  • Overview 3:57


    A brief overview of the Iris 2 Software Synthesizer.

  • Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 1 13:10

    Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 1

    First, William shows us the patch selection tool and shows us around the presets section. William then shows us some of the different wave shapes and oscillators within Iris 2, and plays through some sounds so we can hear the synth in action. We then go through some of the samples that Iris 2 includes, and then William shows us the different modes we use to control the instrument.

  • Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 2 5:46

    Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 2

    In this video, William shows us how to create our patches and how to improve our own file management within Iris 2. William then shows us the Voice Mode and Midi Assign section. Then William goes through the Glide, Intensity and Output knob at the top.

  • Sample Pitch, Pan, Level & Keymaps 2:59

    Sample Pitch, Pan, Level & Keymaps

    Learn how to assign pitch, level, panning and key mapping for each tone in an Iris 2 sound.

  • The Spectrogram Section 10:06

    The Spectrogram Section

    Learn how to use the spectrogram tools to extract exactly what you need sonically from each tone in an Iris 2 sound.

  • The Effects Section 13:26

    The Effects Section

    Learn about the 4 built-in effects processors and the different routing modes for the effects.

  • Control & Modulation Pt. 1 8:36

    Control & Modulation Pt. 1

    William shows us what an envelope is and it's different controls (ADSR), and helps us understand how to use an envelope in different ways by assigning them to different parameters. William shows us the different shapes and modes within the LFO section, and gives us some examples on how to assign them and start making interesting sounds.

  • Control & Modulation Pt. 2 5:04

    Control & Modulation Pt. 2

    William shows us Real Time Controllers, and how the assignment / modulation works within Iris 2. William then shows us how to many parameters with just one knob by using the Macro knobs, and gives us some different examples of interesting sounds by experimenting with the simple parameters.

  • Layout & Global Settings 3:49

    Layout & Global Settings

    Learn about the different global options and the sizing and layout customization of Iris 2.

  • Using Iris 2 for Sound Design 3:32

    Using Iris 2 for Sound Design

    Learn how to use Iris 2 to manipulate basic sound sources into an evolving sound effect.

  • Remixing with Iris 2 4:24

    Remixing with Iris 2

    Learn how to use Iris 2 to reassemble different parts of a song into a new version.

  • Using Iris 2 as a Musical Tool 4:27

    Using Iris 2 as a Musical Tool

    Learn how to use the sounds in Iris 2 to quickly create an evolving composition.

  • Using Iris 2 as a Sample Processor 5:05

    Using Iris 2 as a Sample Processor

    Learn how to import a sample and use the various features of Iris2 to drastically change it.

Product Overview

iZotope's Iris 2 sample-based synthesizer offers a dizzying level of flexibility and potential, and virtual instrument expert William Sprawls shows you how to tame this beast!

Will first introduces just how powerful this instrument is, with its amazing Filters, Modulators Effects, and 11GB Factory Library. He then begins with Patches, Samples, and Oscillators, teaching you the fundamental building blocks of this creative tool.

From there, Will teaches you how to use the Spectrogram, and explores the 4 Built-in Effects Processors and different Routing Modes. After going through the basics, Will shows you all of the Modulation and Control Tools at your disposal, as well as your Global Settings and Layout Options.

Finally, Will shows you how you can use Iris 2 for Sound Design, Remixing, and of course as a Musical Tool. If you're an Iris 2 user looking to dive into this monster synthesizer, or if you're just curious about what this unique instrument has to offer, watch "Iris 2 Explained" today!

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