Both of these libraries are Solo Strings libraries. However they could not be more different.
Spitfire Solo Strings is very much a classical based Solo Strings library, designed to sit in front of the orchestra.
Iconic Strings is based on the musical history recorded at Abbey Road Two, and is suited for vintage string writing suited to either classical, or pop and rock genres.
3x Mic Signals
12x mic signals
Recorded in Air Lynhurst and is more reverberant
Recorded in Abbey Road Studio Two and is largely dry and focussed.
Very suited to classical genres at the front of an orchestra
Suited to popular music genres, and vintage string music.
|No core version
|Both Core and Professional Version available
|Solo Instruments only, no ensemble patch
|Solo Instruments and an Ensemble patch
|Contains an Arranger
|Contains one inbuilt reverb
Contains 13 different Abbey Road Studio Two reverbs from Plate hardware and Chambers.
|Contains the Total performance legato for both Cello and Violin Virtuoso
Contains our most detailed legato.
|Contains 3x Violins, 1x Vla 1x Cello 1x Bass
Contains 2x Violins, 1x Vla 1x Cello 1x Bass
|46GB for Core | 292GB for Pro
|No Ensembles Patches
|Contains Ensembles Patches