Iris 2: The World is Your Instrument

Create and discover musical sounds that have never been heard before. An inspiring sample-based synthesizer, Iris 2 is immediately playable—combining the power of a sampler, the flexibility of a modular synth, and the fun of spectral filtering.

Get started fast by selecting from hundreds of expertly crafted Bass, Keys, Leads, Pads, and Rhythmic patches. Then customize or build your own patches with an 11 GB factory library of intriguing audio samples, a modern modulation system, classic filters, evocative effects, and more. Explore a new world of musical possibilities with Iris 2.

Price: $149.00  USD

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Key Highlights

Key Highlights of Iris 2

Key Highlights

  • Explore a world of sound: Load one of hundreds of fresh and inspiring patches, and easily experiment with the most relevant parameters via Macro controls.
  • Build your own synth: Invent sounds that are completely your own by layering up to four different samples from a built-in collection of analog oscillator waveforms, an 11 GB sample library, or your own personal audio files.
  • Design your own filters: Get the best-sounding and most unique filters by drawing, selecting, and isolating sonic components from each sample layer using iZotope's award-winning spectral filtering technology.
  • Shape your own sound: Develop expressive, dynamic, and evolving musical sounds with the powerful and flexible new modulation system. Access every control from one window, or reveal only what you need with a dynamic new user interface.

Hear Iris in Action

With over 350 patches available for immediate use, Iris 2 is ideal for any musician dreaming of diverse and compelling new sounds. If your old sample libraries are looking dusty and tired, revive and rejuvenate the material by bringing them into Iris 2 and rediscovering what’s possible.

Listen to the demo below to hear a sampling of patches from the Iris 2 Sound Library:


An Epic Library of Patches and Sounds

Expand your sound palette with hundreds of exclusive musical patches from world-class sound designers and 11 GB of audio samples. Get inspired by the sounds, then explore new sonic territory. It’s easy to create or discover something totally new, just by tweaking a few controls.

Iris 2’s deep collection of patches will inspire you to create never-before-heard compositions and intricate, evolving soundscapes. Patch categories include Bass, Keys, Leads, Pads, and Rhythmic. Audio sample categories include Abstract, Environments, Instruments, Objects, Synthesizers, Toys, and Voice.

Read more on the Sounds page.

NOTE: The Trial version includes only 45 patches and a small sampling of the Sample Libraries. The remaining content will be available for download in your account once you install and authorize your purchase of Iris 2.

How to Buy

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"Iris 2 is a new and improved version of one of the virtual instruments closest to my heart; it is at once a robust sampler and a clean, malleable synth. I've never used any soft synth that so delicately balanced the impossible..."


Electronic Producer & Mixing Engineer/ Collaborator with Kanye West and Björk

Free Video Tutorials

Iris 2 20-minute tutorial

Got 20 minutes to spare? Then you can get a complete and comprehensive overview of Iris 2 with a new free series of video tutorials! Watch the videos

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