Amazing, I was just about to post about the same topic, be it from a slightly different angle.
I've just bought kontakt 3 (well I got a free upgrade at christmas but it only recently arrived!) and my question is:
Are the Garritan products compatible with it? I am getting clicks and such-like from them when used with GPO, but don't know if its a prob with my computer or not as I'm working on a large project and haven't had time to do extensive testing (hardware or software)...im guessing they arent fully compatible
Mad Kiltie. Garritan products work fine with K2, I've had them doing so for about 9 months now and they are great, however K3 is BRILLIANT. It is a great sampler and its own orchestral sounds are top notch (brass in particular), as well as a wealth of other samples (5 DVDs worth!). I would recommend getting K3, but continue to use the KP2 for Garritan products. (THats what I will do from now on, which has the added bonus of keeping all my orchestral instruments in one sample-player - which is nice on my brain!)
I don't know about Eastwest libraries yet, I only have stormdrum and haven't used it yet in K3. perhaps someone else can tell us about that!
PS: apologies for being away for a while everyone...my internet was down for 3 weeks!