Reason Intro Is A New Affordable Way To Discover Propellerhead Software Reason 10

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Propellerhead Software surprised users today. After the big sale of Reason 10 Upgrade from Limited/Essentials last month, the Swedish company announced today Reason 10 Intro. It replaces the Essentials version and is an introduction to the award-winning Reason 10 music production software. Not only the name changes but also includes a good amount of new features and ready-to-use instruments/effects/sounds.

The new version now features 10 instruments (Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer, Thor Polyphonic Synthesizer, Subtractor, NN-XT Advanced sampler…) as well as 11 effects (RV7000 mkII advanced reverb, Scream 4 Distortion…). Reason Intro includes also full support for Rack Extension as well as VST support. The last feature turns the former Essentials version into a full-featured and affordable DAW (99$ / 79€).

What Propellerhead Software Have To Say

“Get started making music without compromising the quality of the instruments, effects and recording tools you need,” said Mattias Häggström Gerdt, Propellerhead Product Manager. “Reason Intro gives customers access to Reason’s famous workflow and some of the best sounding instruments and effects we’ve ever created, all at a great price.”

Features of Reason 10 Intro 
  • Easy and fast music-making software that’s fun to use and won’t get in the way of your creativity.
  • 16 tracks of audio and midi recording.
  • 10 Instruments, including Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer, Thor Polysonic Synthesizer, Subtractor Synthesizer, NN-XT Advanced Sampler, Kong Drum Designer and more.
  • 11 Effects including RV7000 mkII Advanced Reverb, Scream 4 Distortion, Softube Guitar Amp, Softube Bass Amp and many more.
  • Professional recording tools with Pitch Edit, Slice Edit, high-quality time-stretching and more.
  • Fully-featured analog modeled mixing console with bus compressor.
  • Reason’s famous workflow and modular music-making environment.
  • Support for Rack Extension and VST plug-ins.

Reason Intro is available for a MSRP of $99 USD/79 EUR.

Reason Intro customers can upgrade to Reason 10 full version for a MSRP of $299 USD/269 EUR and access unlimited tracks, the full set of features, instruments, effects and expanded sound library.

More information here: Reason 10 Intro

1 Comment

  1. This is actually a big deal, looks like it’s an actually usable version of Reason and not a completely hobbled one like essentials. I would have like to have seen a staggered upgrade path though, buying the extra tracks, instruments and FX that you wanted. Proppelerheads will need to market it hard though as to many Reason means, expensive and cut off from the rest of the DAW scene.

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