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Analog Sound at the Speed of Light

LUNA transforms Apollo interfaces into the most inspiring and fully‑integrated Mac‑based recording systems on the planet.

A Fast, Natural
Workflow

Deep Apollo
Integration

Deep Apollo Integration

Instant Classic
Console Sound

Built-In
Neve® Summing

Built‑In Neve® Summing

Warmth and Punch
on Demand

Integrated
Multitrack Tape

Integrated Multitrack Tape

Incredible Realism
to Fuel Inspiration

All-New LUNA
Instruments

All-New LUNA Instruments

A Fast, Natural
Workflow

Deep Apollo Integration

Instant Classic
Console Sound

Built‑In Neve® Summing

Warmth and Punch
on Demand

Integrated Multitrack Tape

Incredible Realism
to Fuel Inspiration

All-New LUNA Instruments

Apollos

The First Recording Platform with Deep Apollo Integration

LUNA gives Apollo owners the fastest recording environment for music production, editing, and mixing. In addition to its seamless hardware‑software integration with Thunderbolt‑equipped* Apollo and Arrow interfaces, LUNA Recording System allows capturing audio through DSP‑powered UAD plug‑ins with no discernible latency, as well as offering new Accelerated Realtime MonitoringTM — which provides analog‑style tracking and overdubbing workflows using Apollo’s onboard DSP acceleration.

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LUNA Extensions

Unlock Analog Sounds and Workflows

Far beyond plug‑ins, LUNA Extensions are built into the fabric of LUNA's mixer, giving you authentic analog sounds without having to manage multiple plug‑in windows.

Neve Summing

Neve Summing

Create with precisely emulated analog summing from the famed Neve 80 series consoles. This optional LUNA Extension will transform a clean, sterile mix to sound as if it was mixed on a classic Neve desk.

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Studer Tape

Integrated Studer & Ampex Tape

Get the punch and rich textures of magnetic tape on any audio or instrument track — as well as your master fader and buses — with optional Studer A800 and Ampex ATR-102 LUNA Extensions. You can also sculpt warm analog tape tones with the included Oxide Tape Machine Extension.

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LUNA Instruments

Fuel your Inspiration

LUNA Instruments bring UA’s expertise in modeling, sampling, and synthesis to software instruments, creating a new level of realism.

Ravel Piano

RavelTM Grand Piano

A breathtaking emulation of a Steinway Model B† grand piano based on UA's exclusive sampling, physical modeling, and new Ultra‑ResonanceTM technology, giving you all the sonic nuance of this studio classic. Captured at Ocean Way Studios, Ravel gives you an immaculately recorded studio piano that’s album-ready, with easy‑to‑use Tone, Dynamics, and Microphone controls, as well as an innovative Reverse feature for startlingly creative sounds and textures.

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Minimoog

Moog® Minimoog

Developed in partnership with Moog Music, the Minimoog LUNA Instrument is an incredibly accurate and inspiring emulation of Bob Moog's pioneering synthesizer. By perfectly capturing every nuance of the classic Moog oscillators and ladder filters and harnessing discrete transistor VCA modeling, the Minimoog LUNA Instrument faithfully captures every detail and anomaly of this classic instrument used by everyone from Parliament-Funkadelic to Kraftwerk, Dr. Dre, and more.

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Shape

Shape

A comprehensive creative toolkit included free with LUNA, Shape is a painstakingly curated LUNA Instrument featuring a collection of the best vintage keys, drums/percussion, guitar/bass, orchestral content, and realtime synthesis, from Universal Audio, Spitfire Audio, and more. Craft professional textures developed by leading sound design experts, and take your inspiration further with intuitive controls and powerful effects.

Spitfire

Spitfire Audio

Expertly sampled and recorded at London's AIR Studios, Spitfire Audio's industry‑leading Chamber Strings, Symphonic Woodwinds, and Symphonic Brass will give your compositions the same professional gloss used by top producers for film, TV, and video game scores, plus chart‑topping pop and R&B records.

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LUNA Technology

Work the Way you Want

Using an all-new audio architecture built from the ground up, LUNA brings audio recording into a new era. Intelligent workflow and compatibility features let you capture inspiration the moment it strikes.

Accelerated Realtime MonitoringTM

No more toggling between Apollo's Console app and your DAW, or messing with buffer settings. Accelerated Realtime Monitoring uses Apollo’s onboard DSP to give you deterministic, sub‑2ms recording latency — from input to output — for fast analog-style tracking and overdubbing workflows with UAD plug‑ins and LUNA Instruments.

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Realtime UAD Processing

Track, overdub, and mix with UAD plug-ins in real time, including Unison mic preamp plug‑ins from Neve, Manley, API, Avalon, and more, while enjoying seamless transitions between tracking, overdubbing, and playback.

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Session Autosave

LUNA is constantly saving, so you'll never lose your work again, no matter what happens.

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Persistent Undo

Harness undo/redo even after closing and re-opening sessions.

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Contextual Editing & Browsing

LUNA intelligently switches tools and viewing modes for less menu diving during the creative process.

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AAF Imports

Seamlessly integrate with other DAWs and easily import sessions using the industry‑standard Advanced Authoring Format (AAF).

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Run Audio Units Plug‑Ins and VIs

Easily use your favorite AU plug-ins and AU virtual instruments inside LUNA.

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Unlimited Track Count

Record and playback as many tracks as your Thunderbolt‑equipped Mac can handle.

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FREE for all existing Thunderbolt
Apollo & Arrow interfaces (Mac only)

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LUNA Compatible Apollo Interfaces

From rackmount to desktop, these Apollos seamlessly integrate with LUNA Recording System.

* LUNA requires a Thunderbolt Apollo or Arrow connected to a Thunderbolt Mac. For complete system requirements, click here.

† All trademarks are property of their respective owners, and used only to represent the instruments modeled as part of LUNA software.