The Splice newsfeed

Welcome to the newsfeed.

Here, you’ll find the latest news from Splice on product updates and system improvements.

Splice Desktop v5 is here

November 1st, 2023

We’ve refreshed our Desktop app to bring you Splice’s inspirational Create mode, plus improvements to all the features that keep you in the zone. Read all about it on the blog.

Find your spark in seconds with our update to Create mode

October 11th, 2023

We’ve expanded Create mode so you can start musical ideas with 1.4 million of Splice’s world-class loops, from over 130 genres of music in different keys and tempos. Read all about it on the blog.

We’ve updated our Create feature with undo, key detection, and Studio One export

September 5th, 2023

We’ve updated the Create feature on our website, with new features including undo and key readout. Read all about it on the blog.

Check out our new sounds discovery feature

June 27th, 2023

The latest Splice feature, Create, uses AI to match sounds from across the Splice catalog to give you billions of musical combinations—and endless songstarters. Learn more here.

We’ve improved Splice Desktop with M1 and M2 optimization and more

June 15th, 2023

We’ve improved our Desktop app to bring Apple Silicon optimization, plus personalized browsing, license download, and Stacks preview. Read all about it.

Higher audio quality in sample previews

March 3rd, 2023

We’ve removed dynamics processing on Splice web and Desktop to make sample previews more true to life. Read more about it on the blog.

Download samples directly from your web browser

February 9th, 2023

We’ve rolled out a new feature that lets you download individual sounds from Splice using your web browser—just like you would any other file from the internet. Look for the download icon beside the samples in Your Sounds. It works on mobile, too. Read all about it on the blog.

KORG’s KORG Collection 4 launches on Rent-to-Own

January 31st, 2023

Expanding into KORG’s iconic sounds from the ‘70s through the ‘00s, KORG Collection 4 now includes the playful microKORG digital synth, the ELECTRIBE-R beatmaking tool, and the revolutionary KAOSS PAD touch-based effects processor. Learn more about all 14 classic tools and start a free trial here.

Now you can generate a license for your sounds

January 26th, 2023

We’ve made it possible to generate a certified license from the Splice website, in PDF format, so you can avoid confusing copyright headaches. Read our blog post to discover more about copyright and licensing, and find out how to generate a license.

Similar Sounds live on Desktop

January 12th, 2023

We recently made some updates to Similar Sounds, making it more visible, easier to use and more powerful—you can even run Similar Sounds on the results in the sidebar. We’re happy to announce that it’s live on the web and on Splice Desktop, so you’re never far from deep and inspiring sample discovery.

Updated login options: Google sign in and more control of your Splice ID

January 5th, 2023

We’ve rolled out some new features that make it easier to sign up, login, and control how you show up on Splice. Firstly, we’ve added ‘Continue with Google’ to the sign up and login options, so you can use your existing Google credentials to login to Splice or sign up for the first time. We’ve also made it possible to change your Splice username, so you can have more control over your identity on our platforms. Read all about it on our blog.

Get personalized pack selections, daily

December 13th, 2022

Recommended For You is the section on the Splice Sounds homepage that suggests packs you might like, based on the sounds you have previously downloaded. Now, they’re updated daily. Read more here.

Arturia’s Pigments 4 launches on Rent-to-Own

December 13th, 2022

Paint with every shade of synthesis in Pigments 4, the newly refreshed version of Arturia’s flagship synth, now on Rent-to-Own. Updated with a new Play Mode for straightforward sound design, drag-and-drop modulation workflows, and feature additions to sound engines, effects, and more, it’s never been easier to find your sound. Click here to learn more and start your free trial.

CEO Kakul Srivastava on delivering Splice’s mission

December 8th, 2022

Splice is here to help music creators bring their ideas to life. Our CEO Kakul Srivastava writes about how we’re listening to your feedback, improving our Sounds experience with new features, and making Splice a more fulfilling and creatively inspiring place. Read Kakul’s blog post here.

We just made Similar Sounds more visible and easier to use

December 1st, 2022

Since 2019, Similar Sounds has been empowering creators by enabling more inspirational searches, revealing more of Splice and uncovering the deepest cuts in the catalog. We just made some updates. Find out what’s new in this blog post.

Kilohearts’ Phase Plant launches on Rent-to-Own

November 28th, 2022

One of the production world’s favorite synths is now on Splice Rent-to-Own. Phase Plant’s semi-modular ecosystem has something for every producer or sound designer, letting you combine dozens of generators and effects in an intuitive, modulation-friendly sandbox. Try Kilohearts’ flagship synth for free here.

New search improvements rolled out on Splice Desktop

November 22nd, 2022

Our latest improvements to search are now available in Splice Desktop on Mac and PC. Just update your Splice Desktop app to the latest version to enjoy faster, more relevant searching on Splice. Find out more about the new search features.

Search just got better—find out what’s new

November 9th, 2022

We rebooted our search experience to make searching faster and more relevant, with better navigation. Now, you’ll see more tags, numbered search result pages, increased variation in results, and better randomization—perfect for sparking your creativity in unexpected ways. In short, you’ll get to the sounds you want quicker, while also discovering more of the Splice catalog. Read more here.

Try Splice Sounds for free with zero-credit Collections

November 1st, 2022

Our Free Sounds Collections of zero-credit samples let non-subscribers download and use a selection of top-quality sounds across genres and styles, including R&B, soul, hip hop, trap and guitar. Just start a trial, get Splice Desktop, and download the samples you like and drag-and-drop into your DAW. These zero-credit Collections aren’t just for trialists though—subscribers get access to them too, all for free. Discover more about Collections here.

Export directly to Ableton Live with CoSo

November 1st, 2022

Users of CoSo, our music discovery app for iOS and Android, can now export their Stacks to Ableton Live, thanks to a free new update. Just tap Export to Ableton Live in the intended Stack in CoSo, then hit ‘Open Session’ on the Stack in Splice Desktop. A new Ableton Live Session will open up, containing all the samples from your Stack, plus pitch, volume and tempo settings. It’s the quickest way from idea to a DAW. Check out CoSo here.

February 21, 2023