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Play gigabytes of rich and complex, multi-layered instruments from the Reason sound bank. Or sample and build your own!
Fusing the best parts of granular and wavetable synthesis, it has a sound like nothing else.
Might seem obvious today, but in 2002, this was hot!
Reason's famous advanced reverb: very easy and straightforward to use, yet sophisticated with multiple reverb models.
Capable of far more than just robotic voices, a vocoder is a great tool when you want to modulate one sound with another.
A multimode sound mangling effect that will do anything from gentle tape compression to full-on sonic mayhem.
Instant fatness with this little unit that emulates the Unison effect from 80s synths.
The CV and Audio utilities that lets you go deep with patching and routing.
Combine, layer and mix instruments and effects to create rich, production-ready and performance-friendly sounds that can be loaded up in an instant.
Polishing your sound to perfection requires the best tools available, and that's why the MClass professional mastering units can be found in the Reason rack.
The Remote technology in Reason takes the pain out of setting up hardware controllers with your music software.
Semi-modular instrument with God-like synthesis power. Build your sounds from 50 years of collected synth history.
Regroove is Reason's timing lab. Load, tweak and apply your desired groove to any instruments in the sequencer.
Reason 4 saw a major overhaul to the sequencer with clips, vector automation, alt and overdub takes and much more.
RPG-8 Monophonic Arpeggiator
RPG-8 gives you full creative control over your arpeggios. It features a wide range of on-panel controls and mode selectors, a pattern section for muting selected notes and a large display showing values and positions.
16 pads of complete inspiration. Use samples, synthesis, physical modeling and effects to build the drum machine of your dreams.
Gently nudge your vocalist's into key, or go all T-pain on your vocals. Neptune is also a powerful real-time vocal synth.
An alternate mode of sequencing: build your music in blocks (think intro, chorus, verse) and string them together to build full songs.
Dr Octo Rex
Versatile and flexible loop player that turns static loops into playable musical instruments.
Live sampling into Reason's devices is bringing back creative sampling to the Reason rack.
Unlimited, professional audio recording that's still a breeze to use. Unique for Reason is the fully automatic time stretch. Record first and pick a tempo later!
Walk into any recording studio and the large format mixer is the creative centerpiece of the production environment. Reason is no different.
A multi-talented echo effect mixing the perfection of digital delay with the warmth and character of vintage tape echo units.
Combining compression, distortion and filter and modulation, the Pulveriser is a beast of a processor that makes just about anything sound… better.
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.
Reason's own plugin format: Rock solid instruments, tools & effects, fully integrated with your rack, developed by Propellerhead and third party developers.
Include your MIDI synths in your music making. Reason's External MIDI Instrument will play all your MIDI synths, beatboxes and whatnot from Reason's sequencer.
For increased control of your mixes Reason has a built_in spectrum analyzer window, giving you instant visual feedback on the selected channel or group–or your final mix.
Reason automatically slices recordings into single notes or hits. Quantize an audio take. Tweak your timing to perfection, or drastically change the recording.
Mixer sub groups
Send your mix channels and audio track through a sub group for grouped processing and easy mixing. Or use parallell processing of your tracks
Apply your desired flavor of yesterday to your music. VHS, Vinyl, Tape and many more - take your pick!
New browser & UI
Reason's new, always open browser is a fast way to add instruments, effects and sounds to your music.
Drag & drop to rack & sequencer
Drag a synth to the rack. Drag an effect to an audio track. Work intuitively with devices and sounds in the rack and sequencer.
Softube guitar & bass amp
New and sweet-sounding amps for guitar and bass from modeling experts Softube.
An upgrade to Reason's tried & true reverb brings impulse response technology to RV7000.
Note Echo, Scales & Chords and Dual Arpeggio: the Players works magic on incoming MIDI and adds a creative spark to your playing.
With Reason's stunning Pitch Edit, you can fine tune vocal recordings without destroying the feel and energy of the performance.
Reason 9 sounds
A huge expansion of Reason's sound bank with expertly crafted production-ready combinator patches.
Bounce in place
Quickly render audio recordings from your synth tracks with a single click.
Wirelessly and effortlessly sync up your favourite music apps on iOS and desktop with Ableton Link. New in Reason 9.1.
A dual channel modulation powerhouse for the Reason rack. We call it an LFO—but it’s also a powerful little synth in its own right.
Delivering on our #1 feature request, VST plugins have finally come to Reason. The creative flow you know and love, coupled with any plugin you want.
Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer
Europa was created for huge, epic sounds and oh boy, does it deliver… From big stacks of buzzing sawtooths to shimmering, glitched-up sonic explorations, Europa has you covered. And the best part: despite its deep synthesis powers, it’s still surprisingly easy to use.
Grain Sample Manipulator
Get granular with your samples! The Grain synthesizer opens up the world of granular synthesis for your creative use. Drop any sample into Grain and explore the endless sonic variations you can create with Grain’s selection of playback algorithms, ultra-flexible modulation, routing and effects.
Klang Tuned Percussion
Glockenspiel, Music Box, Wineglasses and a whole lot more. Tuned percussion sounds are great for creating melody lines or adding an organic dimension to an electronic production.
Pangea World Instruments
Add more colors to your sonic palette with this collection of instruments full of character from all corners of the world. Plucked, pumped, blown or strummed, these instruments will add a new dimension to any style of music.
Humana Vocal Ensemble
Give your music a human touch with the sound of Humana’s selection of choirs and solo voices. Perfect for soundtracks or epic pop ballads, these singers will add depth and harmony to your music.
Loop Supply & Drum Supply
Update your sound with this multi-gigabyte injection of cutting-edge loops and drum samples made to deliver up-to-date pop. electronic and hip hop sounds for Reason.
Based on a custom blend between sampling technology and physical modeling algorithms, Radical Piano affords songwriters, producers, and sound designers an unprecedented level of control to craft a realistic piano that is 100% unique.
Synchronous Effects Modulator
Bring your music to life with Synchronous’ modulation effects. Create quick sidechain effects or draw your own LFO curves to control filter, delay, reverb, distortion and level. Make your sound evolve, change and loop over time.
Expand your creative options: Europa’s three engines can now load any sample to use as a wavetable. You can also load samples into the Spectral Filter to use as the filter’s spectral multiplier.
A new generation of Rack Extensions
The new Rack Extension technology means third party developers can also create Player devices to join the popular Scales & Chords, Note Echo and Dual Arpeggio Players found in Reason.
Not officially part of Reason 10.1 but the new Drum Sequencer Player is massively fun and blazingly fast way to program drums.
Multi Lane Editing for MIDI
View and edit multiple MIDI lanes simultaneously with Multi Lane Editing—perfect for building drumbeats on separate lanes or working with melodies and chords.
Adaptive snap to grid mode
Sequence tracks with lightning speed using an adaptive grid that adjusts based on your zoom level. Zoom out to adjust the big picture or zoom in to fine-tune the tiniest of details.
Improved navigation controls
Spend less time clicking and more time creating with improved navigation controls—adjust faders, solo and mute across multiple mix channels at once, quickly route audio outputs to new mix channels and return the play cursor to its last start position on stop.
Easy MIDI inputs
Capture your ideas when inspiration strikes with new Easy MIDI Inputs that automatically detect new MIDI control surfaces—no set up needed.
Get started and learn the basics of Reason with the new quick-start Tutorial Area.
Faster than ever
The Reason 10.3 update brought a powerful vitamin injection to the Reason Rack. Meant to improve performance when working with VST plugins, this update ended up tuning up performance for everybody. Regardless if you are using VST plugins or not, Reason now runs faster and leaner than before. More music, less hassle.