T-RackS Custom Shop 4.5 offers a mixing and mastering shell system that enables the user to have up to 26 outboard processors all available in one application for your DAW or desktop, singularly or together, for the “highest-end sonic experience.”
The new version of T-RackS CS includes a model of what some consider the “holy grail” of mastering EQs, the Master EQ 432, along with enhancements of the T-RackS Custom Shop environment aimed at streamlining its usability for existing and new users.
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Audio Mastering for iPad, described as “the first fully functional professional quality audio mastering application for iPad”, has been updated to version 2.
Here’s what’s new in Audio Mastering version 2:
- Fully updated 32-bit audio processing algorithms.
- Standard and Advanced processing control modes.
- Parametric equalizer in addition to graphic.
- Spectrum analyzer with switching connection points.
- Switchable crossover frequency for Stereo Imaging.
- Additional controls for Maximizer.
- Separate adjustment of input level reduction.
- Improved controls for presets.
- Compare mode for presets in each track.
- Inter-App Audio supported.
- the standard, ‘loud’ mastering (which is what you’ll find on the CD, on iTunes, and everywhere else); and
- an alternate ‘audiophile’ mastering, designed for audiophiles and people with an understanding of the mastering process.
The ‘loudness wars’ is the trend for music to be mastered with greater and greater compression, which results in tracks sounding ‘louder’, at the expense of dynamic range. According to the band, the standard ‘loud’ version will be preferable for most listeners, but the ‘audiophile’ version is a more accurate reflection of the music. Continue reading
Here’s what’s new in Audio Mastering for iPad:
- Support Audiobus as Effect or Output.
- Recording from Audiobus Effects/Output or from external input.
- Record button on Audiobus connection panel.
- Auto start recording at signal presence.
- Solo mode for Equalizer bands.
- High-quality sample rate converter to 44/48 kHz with 16/24 bits.
- Some minor bugs fixed.
Audio Mastering – described as ‘the first fully functional audio mastering application for iPad’ – is now available.
Audio Mastering lets you process sound, convert audio formats, change sample rate, convert bit depth, cut part of track for preview and make fade-in and fade-out.
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Developer Igor Vasiliev, creator of MIDI Pattern Sequencer, has announced Audio Mastering Studio for iPad, described as a “fully functional audio mastering application for iPad”.
- Linear-phase 10-bands graphic Equalizer based on phase shifts – has “unique soft sound, very close in sound to the quality analog devices”.
- Harmonic Saturator with three sets of harmonics
- Stereo Imaging “takes control of sound space of your composition and lets you make sounding wider or narrower in each of three bands.”
- Loudness Maximizer can increase RMS of your track without audible distortion.
Here’s what he has to say about Audio Mastering Studio: Continue reading
Audiofile Engineering has introduced Triumph, a ‘sequel’ to their Wave Editor audio editing application.
Triumph is more than just a new version of Wave Editor. ?We rethought everything, not only how to improve on what we built in Wave Editor, but how we could bring the concept of an audio editor forward?, says Matthew Foust, founder of Audiofile Engineering, ?Triumph takes full advantage of all of the latest technologies Mac OS X has to offer.?
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