VSL presents Vienna Dimension Strings, a strings library that features 8 violins (62 GB, 300 000 samples), 6 violas, 6 cellos, and 4 double basses.
It provides many articulations : three different sustain (vibrato, non-vibrato and espressivo/progressive vibrato), legato performances and portamento performances with crossfade, trill performances (legato, marcato), repetition performances (legato, portato, staccato, spiccato, various crescendos), various tremolo variations (normal, with fast attack, and slow-motion tremolos), pizzicato, snap pizzicato and col legno, fortissimo sounds with short articulations.
It also allows to create custom players groups : level and/or position in the mix for each player or desk, individual controllers for dynamic changes, presets for selecting the individual strings of each player of a group, mixing of different articulations for desks.
The violins sections are available (through download or on a 64 GB USB stick), while other sections will be provided in 2013. Full library is priced 695 euros for now (normal price is 1190 euros – standard and extended libraries are priced 595 euros each).
An audio and video demos are available.