Steinberg Updates WaveLab Pro, WaveLab Elements To Version 9

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Steinberg
has released WaveLab Pro 9 and WaveLab Elements 9, major new releases of its audio editing and mastering apps.

The company says that WaveLab Pro 9 and WaveLab Elements 9 ‘reinvent creative mastering’ with a new user interface, the powerful MasterRig plug-in suite and direct exchange with Cubase.

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Celemony Melodyne 4 Released Today

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Today, Celemony releases the latest version of its Melodyne audio software. The company says that Celemony Melodyne 4 “constitutes the most extensive update to the entire product family in the company’s history,” with the emphasis on Melodyne 4 studio.

Highlights of the updated Melodyne include the Polyphonic Spectrum Shaper, a sound editor with new sound design possibilities; DNA (Direct Note Access), on an unlimited number of tracks; along with “ultra-accurate” tempo detection. In addition, the smaller Melodyne editions, editor, assistant and essential, have also been enhanced.

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‘From Insane To Ludicrous:’ Traktion 5 Now Bundled With Melodyne Essentials

Traktion_LogoTracktion Software has announced that they’ve integrated Celemony’s Audio Random Access (ARA) capability and are now bundling the (Celemony) Melodyne Essential Plug-in as part of the Tracktion 5 Music Production Software platform.

Tracktion is a multi-platform DAW which works with Linux, Mac or Windows operating systems.

Celemony’s Melodyne system tackles audio time and pitch editing by focusing on a musical approach to a previously highly technical process. Melodyne users can see not only where the music gets louder/softer but also where notes begin and end — and at what pitch they lie. Individual notes can be modified, thereby directly influencing the intonation, phrasing and dynamics.

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Sony Intros Sound Forge Pro 11 & SpectraLayers 2

sony-sound-forge-pro-11Sony Creative Software has released Sound Forge Pro 11, the latest version of its audio editor for Windows, and SpectraLayers Pro 2 for Mac & WIndows.

Sound Forge Pro 11 introduces more efficient recording and processing workflows and new signal and effects processing plug-ins. SpectraLayers Pro 2 now has a faster processing engine and a host of new tools, methodologies and user interface improvements.

While Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2 are standalone applications, both are now configured to work seamlessly with each other, providing an audio editing environment that combines deep waveform and spectrum editing capabilities. Continue reading