Flagship string ensembles

Combining five meticulously captured string sections with a wide array of articulations and exceptional dynamic range, Berlin Strings has earned its reputation as the definitive orchestral strings collection. Mid-sized ensembles provide exceptional detail and definition, enhanced with multiple legato modes, tempo-synced runs, and even a choice of attack options for your long notes.

Recorded on the Teldex Scoring Stage in traditional seating positions, the sound is natural, balanced, and blends perfectly with other Berlin Series collections. Now available on SINE, Berlin Strings is the gold standard for detailed and true-to-life string composition.


Massive range of articulations
Multiple legato modes and options
Multiple attacks on long notes
Natural volume balancing across all instruments
4 mic positions plus concert master mic
Up to 24 round robin (RR) spiccatos
Tempo-synced runs
Sampled in situ for a balanced, natural sound out of the box
Works flawlessly with other Berlin Series instruments
Recorded at Teldex Scoring Stage in Berlin
Berlin Strings


Adaptive legato

Reacts to the playing speed, ensuring the right sound for fast runs as well as for expressive melodies.

Multiple attack options

For an added degree of control, choose between soft attack, immediate attack, and accented attack.

‘Blurred’ articulations

Recorded fast and slightly out of tune, these add new realism to fast passages.

Tempo-synced string runs

Playable runs patches and pre-recorded octave runs sync automatically to your host tempo.

In situ: Everything in its right place
In situ: Everything in its right place
All instruments were carefully recorded at the same natural gain levels, with musicians located in traditional orchestra seating positions. Everything blends naturally, in perfect balance. You gain a true, authentic, and immediate representation of your composition, right out of the box.
Instruments and sections
Instruments and sections
8first violins
6second violins

Part of the Berlin Series

Berlin Strings is part of the acclaimed Berlin Series—the most comprehensive, integrated collection of sampled orchestral instruments available. All Berlin Series libraries were recorded with the finest musicians, in situ, on the same Teldex Scoring Stage in Berlin. Designed for complete consistency across the series, all Berlin Series libraries play together perfectly, enabling you to seamlessly incorporate new sounds and customize your virtual orchestra for each project.

Mic merging
Preserve your system resources: Fine-tune your mix using multiple mic positions, then merge into a single channel within the player.

Greater usability
SINE is designed to complement the compositional workflow. Create on the fly with auto keyswitch options, and easy remapping tools.

Download à la carte
Choose only the instruments and mic positions that you currently need—no need to download the entire collection at once.


Berlin Strings

Berlin Strings

Flagship string ensembles


Teldex Scoring Stage, Berlin

840,00 € +VAT

Not licensed
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    Berlin Strings
  • Passing Seasons (by Ben Botkin)
    Berlin Strings
  • Trepak (mockup by Sascha Knorr)
    Berlin Strings
  • And now the News (by Craig Sharmat)
    Berlin Strings
  • Aases Death (mockup by Sascha Knorr)
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  • Chasing Adventure (by Ben Botkin)
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  • SINE version: Works with Orchestral Tools’ SINE Player—NOTE: Very latest version required!
  • Please note: Kontakt versions bought after Nov 17, 2021 can be upgraded to SINE for a support fee of 10% retail price
  • 229 GB of samples (102 GB SINEarc compressed)
  • 24 bit / 48 KHz patches
  • System requirements SINE:
  • Mac OS 10.13, i5, 4 GB RAM (16+ GB recommended)
  • Windows 10, Intel Core i5 or similar
  • Interfaces: VST, AU, AAX


If you want to buy the Kontakt version of this collection, please note:

  • This is not the latest version of this collection - the SINE version might offer additional features not available here
  • We don't maintain and update the older Kontakt versions of our collections
  • You can upgrade this Kontakt version to the SINE version later for an additional upgrade fee*

*= Upgrade fee is around 10% of the regular collection price. This is due to doubled costs for downloads and licensing.