All about Groove Agent 3 - Virtual Drummer. Groove Agent 3 - Your unbeatable virtual drummer Groove Agent 3 is the third incarnation of Steinberg’s phenomenally successful Groove Agent virtual drummer VST instrument, and is a major step up from previous versions. Groove Agent 3 combines a huge library of drum and percussion sounds with a range of player technologies to give you dynamic, ready-to-go drums, beats, rhythms and percussion in only a few mouse clicks. Top-quality drum samples and live recorded drum performances in a massive number of variations cover 123 different styles from over 50 years of music history, automatically synced to the song tempo. And Groove Agent 3 also features more kits and sounds, including 3 new top-rate acoustic drum kits, as well as the ability to import user samples in wav and AIFF format for even more flexibility. Groove Agent 3 adds two new agents to the Classic Agent seen in previous versions: Special Agent and Percussion Agent. While the top-notch Special Agent adds an astoundingly realistic studio drummer complete with new acoustic drum kits to Groove Agent 3’s arsenal, the Percussion Agent is specialized in red-hot percussive grooves and beats. The new Dual Mode puts any two of the three agents together in the recording studio for scorching virtual drum and percussion sessions – all within one single VST instrument. And while Groove Agent 3 breathes new life into any production with its inspiring and inventive drum performances, it’s also an ideal sparring partner for practice or jam sessions. * Add inspiring live drum patterns and percussion performances in real-time to your song and quickly record the result. * Covers almost any style: 123 styles total - 108 Groove Agent and 15 Special Agent drum styles plus hundreds of percussion performances played by professional studio drummers - automatically synced up to song tempo. * Variations with 25 complexity levels in each style, including fills, intros, endings and half tempo feel variations. * Huge audio library: 10 richly detailed acoustic kits and 9 drum machines plus a vast array of acoustic and electric percussion sounds in outstanding quality. * Classic Groove Agent module offers fully editable drum styles with corresponding kits and FX. * NEW - Special Agent module features 15 complete live drumming styles, each containing 75 different performances. * NEW - Percussion Agent module with 8 groups of red-hot recorded percussion grooves with hundreds of percussion performances. * NEW – Dual Mode combines the breathtaking creative power of two Agents playing side by side within the same VSTi. * NEW – flexible User Import Sample feature (wav/AIFF) - Create your own kits. * NEW - Realistic rolls and paradiddles thanks to Alternating hits for each drum on every note. This means no more machine gun effect. * NEW - Auto Fill functionality and useful Speed control for jamming and practicing. * RealAmbience technology offers true recorded ambience for drum kits to perfectly blend into any mix. * NEW - 9-band EQ and compressor for each of the 12 stereo outputs, useful Presets included. * Record Groove Agent beats to a MIDI track with Cubase and Nuendo or export Groove combinations to a MIDI file for further editing in any host. * Supports all major formats: VST, DXi, AU + Rewire for easy Pro Tools® integration. * Standalone version with multiple-output support included. Sound cool? Download Groove Agent 3 - Virtual Drummer.