What are the differences between Reason and Reason Essentials?

Product Information > Recording, DJ, Loops & Music Production
How does Reason Essentials compare to the full version of Reason?  Check out the following chart:
 
Product Comparison Chart
  Reason Reason Essentials
INSTRUMENTS    
Subtractor Synthesizer    
ID-8 Songwriter's Toolbox    
Malström Graintable Synthesizer    
Thor Polysonic Synthesizer    
Neptune Pitch/Voice Synth    
SAMPLERS    
NN-XT Advanced Sampler    
Live Sampling Editor    
NN19 Sampler    
DRUMS & LOOPS    
Redrum Drum Computer    
Dr. Octo Rex Loop Player    
Kong Drum Designer    
DEVICE CONTROL    
Spider Mergers/Splitters    
Matrix Pattern Sequencer    
Combinator    
RPG-8 Arpeggiator    
DYNAMICS/EQ    
MClass Mastering Suite    
Master Bus Compressor    
BV512 Vocoder    
Modeled Channel EQ/Dynamics    
EFFECTS    
RV7000 Advanced Reverb    
Scream 4 Distortion    
Line 6 Guitar/Bass Amps    
CF-101 Chorus/Flanger    
DDL-1 Digital Delay    
Audiomatic Retro Transformer    
Pulveriser Demolition Unit    
Alligator Triple Filtered Gate    
The Echo    
RV-7 Digital Reverb    
D-11 Foldback Distortion    
ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter    
PH-90 Phaser    
UN-16 Unison    
COMP-01 Compressor/Limiter    
PEQ-2 Two Band Parametric EQ    
MIXER    
Gain    
Equalizer 4-band 2-band
Send Effects 8 4
Insert Effects    
Master Compressor    
Master Compressor w/ Sidechain Input    
Compressor    
Gate    
Lo-pass/Hi-pass filter    
Spectrum analyzer    
Group and parallel channels    
PRODUCTION    
ReGroove Mixer    
Audio Tracks Unlimited Unlimited
Instrument Tracks Unlimited Unlimited
Time stretch    
Creates REX files    
Audio Clip Transpose    
Blocks Song Arrangement    
Factory Sound Bank 1.7 GB 1 GB
Orkester Sound Bank    
EXPANDABILITY    
Rack Extensions    
ReFills Full support Limited support
ReWire    
MIDI out/MIDI clock out    
FILE COMPATIBILITY    
Reason    
Reason Essentials    
Reason Adapted    
Reason Limited    
Record    

 

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