Steinberg Announces Nuendo 6, Nuage Post Production System

Steinberg has announced Nuendo 6, the latest version of its audio post-production software.

Highlights of Nuendo 6:

  • New mixing console for enhanced operational speed, including a new channel strip with ‘high-quality’ effects
  • Nuendo 6 ADR Taker solution for voice recording and language dubbing
  • Fully integrated loudness measurement, featuring EBU-compliant metering plus a large choice of RMS metering scales and a dedicated loudness lane
  • Anymix Pro from IOSONO for state-of-the-art surround productions and Voxengo CurveEQ with sound-matching technology
  • More professional workflow, with new tools such as MemZap quick-jump tool, Remote Control Editor and Steinberg ASIO Guard with intelligent dropout-prevention techniques
  • Professional sound library by the specialists of Pro Sound Effects with more than 1.5 GB of dedicated post-production sounds

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Nuendo Live, A DAW For Recording Live Performances, Now Available

Steinberg has announced the immediate availability of Nuendo Live, a new version of Nuendo, designed specifically for multitrack recording live performances.

Nuendo Live offers a single-window user interface, designed to let you focus on recording. Transport control, marker insertion and recording options can be accessed with just one click. And a convenient Record Panel gives you an instant overview of all relevant parameters. Other highlights include on-the-fly session setup, a 60-second pre-record buffer and auto-save functionality.

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Steinberg Intros Nuendo 5.5, Here’s What’s New

Steinberg Nuendo 5Steinberg has announced Nuendo 5.5 – offering more than 20 new and enhanced features in the areas of audio editing and mixing,

Nuendo 5.5 introduces a variety of advanced multitrack editing features designed to make audio editing more efficient.

Highlights include a time-saving take comping system and phase-stable audio quantization across multiple tracks. The new élastique Pro time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithm, improved automation data editing, enhanced offline processing and extended compatibility with Pro Tools audio files further enhance Nuendo’s excellent performance. Plus, the 5.5 version also adds new creative tools and functions such as the VST Amp Rack plug-in and extended Quick Control functionality.

The optional 5.5 update for the Nuendo Expansion Kit (NEK) features the groundbreaking VST Expression 2 technology and the HALion Sonic SE workstation alongside superior groove production tools such as LoopMash 2 and Groove Agent ONE 1.2.

Since Nuendo 5.5 and NEK 5.5 are built on a refined code base, both updates are available as full download versions. Registered customers can download the update free of charge from the Steinberg website.

A free trial download, which can be used without restrictions for 400 hours, is also available.

Steinberg Stops Activation Code Stop & Restarts Activation, Explodes Our Brains

wtf logoSteinberg has announced that it has resolved an issue with Nuendo 5.5 activiation codes, and that it is stopping the activation code stop and restarting activations with new codes.

Clear as mud?

You’d better read it in their words, then:

Dear Nuendo 5 customer,

Thank you very much for your patience regarding the stop of the activation code distribution for Nuendo 5.5, which we announced a few days ago.

We would like to inform you that, as of now, the stop of the activation code distribution has been cancelled and that we shall re-start disseminating new activation codes for Nuendo 5.5 to those who register Nuendo starting from today.

Please note the following:

Although the distribution stop has been revoked, the activation codes for Nuendo 5.5 / NEK 5.5 are distributed to the MySteinberg accounts with a delay of 2 working days. This means that the next distribution wave of activation codes will take place on Monday, August 8 in the morning hours.
From mid of next week, we will be able to reduce the delay to a couple of hours.
Activation codes will solely be displayed in your MySteinberg account. Please copy the activation code(s) for the Nuendo 5.5 / NEK 5.5 update (if applicable) and enter them, as usual, in the eLicenser Control Center in order to receive the Nuendo 5.5 / NEK 5.5 (if applicable) license.
Thank you for your understanding and we apologize again for any inconvenience this may have caused.

We hope you enjoy the new features of Nuendo 5.5!

This announcement exploded our brains a bit, but should be good news for Nuendo users stopped by the activation code distribution stop.

Steinberg Intros Nuendo 5.5

Steinberg Nuendo 5.5Steinberg has unveiled Nuendo 5.5, which offers more than 20 new and enhanced audio editing and mixing features.

Highlights include a time-saving take comping system and phase-stable audio quantization across multiple tracks. The new élastique Pro time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithm, improved automation data editing, enhanced offline processing and extended compatibility with Pro Tools audio files further enhance Nuendo’s performance. Version 5.5 also adds new creative tools and functions such as the VST Amp Rack plug-in and extended Quick Control functionality.

Registered customers can download the update free of charge from the Steinberg website.

Nuendo 5.5 is also available as a free, downloadable trial version. Nuendo 5.5 Trial can be tested without restrictions for a period of 400 hours.

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Steinberg Nuendo 5

Steinberg has announced Nuendo 5 for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 and Windows 7, Vista and XP.

According to Steinberg, Nuendo 5 represents a new “state-of-the-art production environment”.

“This is a landmark release for Nuendo, introducing extremely valuable new functionality,” says Steinberg’s Timo Wildenhain.

Among the new features presented in Nuendo 5 is a new ADR toolset engineered for audio post, providing new capabilities for spotting including advanced take- and marker handling, EDL import, a new video engine and much more. Clip Packages have been designed specifically for sound editors as a new way of organizing and handling audio as clusters of files across multiple tracks that can be archived, previewed and retrieved almost instantly using the upgraded Nuendo 5 MediaBay.

Enhanced mixing features in Nuendo 5 include further developments on the Nuendo automation system as well as direct routing with multiple destinations. A new plug-in set with the next-generation Surround Panner and a surround bus Patch Editor further add to the advanced feature set for surround that have been the hallmark of the Nuendo audio engine since its inception. Numerous other additions in Nuendo 5 include a waveform display in the Nuendo mixer, improved compatibility with Pro Tools audio files and automated Batch Export functions.

Nuendo 5 also integrates seamlessly with Steinberg’s Nuendo SyncStation synchronizer hardware, providing sample-accurate sync in almost any situation requiring rock-solid sync to almost any modern sync standard. Nuendo 5 also features complete support for a range of controller devices such as Euphonix, WK Audio and the Smart AV Tango.

Nuendo 5 will retail for €1799.00/£1531.00*.