Both HALion and HALion Sonic feature eight new instruments and nine effects. HALion 5 also has two new sound sources, slicing mode and two new MIDI modules.
Pricing and Availability. HALion 5 (full version, US $349.) and HALion Sonic 2 (full version, US $249.) are now available from resellers and through the Steinberg Online Shop. Updates and upgrades are exclusively offered as downloads through the Steinberg Online Shop. Users who activated HALion 4 (and/or the first version of HALion Sonic and Absolute VST Instrument Collection) since May 15, 2013 are eligible for a “free, downloadable Grace Period” update to the newest versions of the products.