Turn your ideas into music with Reason’s arsenal of instruments. Play, tweak, mix and combine as many of each as you can possibly want.
From stacks of buzzing sawtooths to shimmering sonic explorations, Reason’s new monster synth has you covered.
Learn more about Europa.
Drop any sample into Grain and explore the expressive and abstract sound of granular synthesis.
Semi-modular instrument with God-like synthesis power. Mix and match from 50 years of synth history.
Reason’s classic analog synthesizer is the go-to instrument for quick and easy synth sounds.
Fusing the best parts of granular and wavetable synthesis, it has a sound like nothing else.
Creative Performance Utilites
Add Players to your Reason instrument and shape your playing with chords, scales, arpeggios and more.
16 pads of complete inspiration. Use samples, synthesis, physical modeling and effects to build the drum machine of your dreams.
Pattern Based Drum Machine
Reason’s drum machine. If you like the classic pattern based drum machines from the 80s, then this one is for you.
Versatile and flexible loop player that turns static loops into playable musical instruments.
Give your music a human touch with the sound of Humana’s selection of choirs and solo voices.
Glockenspiel, Music Box, Wineglasses and a whole lot more. Great for adding an organic touch to your productions.
Plucked, pumped, blown or strummed, these instruments from around the world will add a new dimension to any style of music.
Advanced Acoustic Piano
Realistic and unique pianos based on a custom blend between sampling technology and physical modeling algorithms.
Play gigabytes of rich and complex, multi-layered instruments from the Reason sound bank. Or sample and build your own!
Quick and easy sampler with an intuitive workflow and plenty of real-time modulation capabilities.
A songwriter’s best friend. When all you need is quick access to your most used instruments, ID 8 is there for you.
MIDI Out Device
Integrate your external MIDI instruments into your Reason productions with the External MIDI Instrument.
A classic, monophonic arpeggiator with some creative twists to create arpeggiated melody lines from the chords you are playing.
Modular synth-type sequencer that you can use to control just about anything you can imagine. Play basslines, sequence filter sweeps, control panning.
Combine, layer and mix instruments and effects to create rich, production-ready and performance-friendly sounds.
From subtle touch to outright sonic mayhem – color your music with Reason’s broad selection of effects.
Sophisticated yet easy to use with multiple reverb models, including an advanced Impulse Response reverb.
A multi-talented echo effect mixing the perfection of digital delay with the warmth and character of vintage tape echo units.
Bring your music to life with Synchronous’ modulation effects.
Polish your sound to perfection with the MClass professional mastering units. Use on individual sounds or your entire mix.
Gently nudge your vocalist's into key, or go all T-pain on your vocals. Neptune is also a powerful real-time vocal synth.
Combining compression, distortion and filter and modulation, the Pulveriser is a beast of a processor that makes just about anything sound better.
A multimode sound mangling effect that will do anything from gentle tape compression to full-on sonic mayhem.
A CV modulation effect that uses its two LFOs to control parameters in Reason’s other instruments and effects.
Applying pattern control to gating, filtering and envelope shaping, the Alligator will happily chew any audio passing through its jaws into a completely new and interesting sound.
Capable of far more than just robotic voices, a vocoder is a great tool when you want to modulate one sound with another.
Apply your desired flavor of yesterday to your music. VHS, Vinyl, Tape and many more - take your pick!
Oozing with attitude and featuring a fistful of amp and cabinet models, this is one amp that will never let your down.
Clean solid lows? Nasal presence? Wildly distorted? Whatever sound you're after, Bass Amp can deliver.
Reason's rack never seems to end.
Apart from the effects mentioned and linked above, Reason also comes with these straight-forward but effective half-rack effects:
Capture your ideas with a minimum of mouse clicks. Immediate and intuitive, Reason's rock solid audio and MIDI sequencer gives you total control.
Capture your vocal or instrument performances with ease in Reason’s audio sequencer. Overdub, edit, rearrange, comp and tweak fast and easy with Reason’s easy to use editing tools.
Record and program MIDI and automation, tweak and tune until your inner perfectionist is satisfied. Reason’s fast and lean creative flow won’t get in your way.
Perfect your vocal takes with Reason’s Pitch Edit. Easy to use and with a natural, transparent sound, Pitch Edit will let you preserve the energy of a great vocal performance, while fixing any less-than-perfect notes.
Record first and pick your tempo later. Reason’s legendary, transparent time stretch works across your entire project. Change the tempo of your song and all your recordings will follow. Or use it to move individual notes or to quantize an entire performance.
Mix like the stars
Finish your tracks in Reason’s million-dollar mixing console, faithfully modeled after an analog studio icon. It’s the final touch that can turn a good song into a great track.
Take a look at your new virtual studio.
Welcome to Reason! Here’s everything you need to create amazing music.
The rack is the heart of the Reason music making environment. You build your rack as you create your song, adding the instruments, plugins, sounds and effects your music needs.
Reason’s four work areas: 1. The Browser, where you find your instruments, sounds and effects. 2. The mixer. 3. The Reason rack where all instruments and effects live. 4. The sequencer where you record and edit your music.
All instruments and effects are automatically connected for your when you add them to the rack. But if you want to get creative, hit the tab key to flip the rack around and all the cables for audio and control voltage (CV) are exposed and ready to be routed any way you want for fully modular music-making. Learn more about creative flow in Reason.
Reason comes with everything you need to make amazing music, but when you want to add more creative options Reason is ready with support for VST plugins as well as Rack Extensions, Reason’s own plugin format.
Faithfully modeled after legendary studio technology, Reason’s mixer is where you add that final touch to your music.
Reason comes with everything you need to create amazing music. But at some point you may want to extend your sonic arsenal with third party instruments and effects.
Reason supports the industry-standard VST plugin format. The creative flow you know and love, coupled with any plugin you want. This is music-making unlimited.
Rack Extensions are rock solid instruments and effects fully integrated with your rack.