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HairerSoft updates Amadeus Pro to v1.4

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HairerSoft Amadeus Pro

HairerSoft has released version 1.4 of Amadeus Pro, a powerful multitrack audio editor supporting a variety of formats including MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Wave and many others.

Changes in Amadeus Pro v1.4

  • New “Real-Time Sonogram” function.
  • New “Real-Time Waveform” function.
  • New “Duplicate Track” function.
  • Waveform statistics can be copied.
  • Holding down the option key while dragging tracks duplicates them.
  • Adds a “Flatten Document” function.
  • Adds control over RAM usage in preferences.
  • Key shortcuts option-’+’ and option-’-’ for vertical magnification.
  • Key shortcut ‘n’ for cycling selection between tracks.
  • Shift-space bar plays only current track.
  • Improves the “Trim Silence” action of the batch processor.
  • Fixes a bug in the “Insert Silence” action of the batch processor.
  • Fixes a bug that could cause Mp3 and SoundDesigner files to contain garbage.
  • Fixes a bug in the FLAC decoder.

Amadeus Pro is available for Mac and costs $40 USD. Version 1.4 is a free upgrade for all registered users of Amadeus Pro 1.0 or later.

Visit HairerSoft for more information and a link to download the demo version of Amadeus Pro v1.4.


Native Instruments and Beatport release Beatport SYNC audio player (Win/Mac)

Native Instruments and Beatport have released Beatport SYNC, a powerful free audio player featuring basic DJ functions.

Based on the award-winning TRAKTOR 3 technology, this free software for Mac and PC lets you mix tracks like a DJ using the two virtual decks, a crossfader and auto beat sync function. Beatport SYNC offers powerful track management, access to DJ radio stations, plus an integrated Browser to instantly buy and download the latest tracks from the comprehensive Beatport Online Music Store.

Beatport/Native Instruments Beatport SYNC
Beatport SYNC interface (click image to enlarge)

Beatport SYNC features

  • Two playback decks with automatic crossfader.
  • Automatic tempo detection and automatic track sync.
  • Pitch faders for both decks and high-quality time stretching.
  • Powerful track browser inherited from Traktor.
  • Easy to use advanced meta data editing functionality.
  • Direct access to selected high quality dance music radio stations.
  • Archive or backup playlists and folders on external hard drives and CDs.
  • Integrated access to
  • Super slim mini-view.
  • Professional audio-quality based on the high-end TRAKTOR 3 audio engine.
  • Direct access to files on external devices (e.g. iPod™, USB drive, etc.)
  • CD import (converted to Wav) including automatic import of artist name, album, titles, etc.

Beatport SYNC is available for Windows PC and Mac, and supports MP3, MP4, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA and AAC formats.

Visit Native Instruments for more information and a link to download Beatport SYNC.


Saul Williams – The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!

Saul Williams has presented his new new album, produced by Trent Reznor and mixed by Alan Moulder, The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!

Saul Williams - The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!
Saul Williams – The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!

And guess what? you can get it free of cost if you like.

You have 2 options to pre-order this album (download available November 1):

  1. Pay USD $5, your download will be available in the following formats:
    • 192Kbps MP3
    • 320Kbps MP3
    • FLAC lossless audio
  2. Don’t pay, you will receive it in 192Kbps MP3 format.

That’s more like it! Radiohead’s recent offer wasn’t bad, but this one has FLAC!

All versions include a PDF with artwork and lyrics, and the mp3s (encoded with LAME v3.97 and love) are 100% DRM free, and can be played on any device.

Visit the album site for more info.

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Wlodzimierz Grabowski updates Extreme Sample Converter to v3.2

Extreme Sample Converter

Wlodzimierz Grabowski has released version 3.2 of Extreme Sample Converter, the multifunctional audio program, browser, player, and program editor with advanced conversion between different sample formats.

New in ESC v3.2

  • Renoise: import and export added.
  • FLAC: import and export of lossless audio compression added.
  • Dash Signature: import and export added.
  • Tools: New redesigned trimming functions.
  • Lots of bugfixes.

Extreme Sample Converter is available for Windows PC and costs 69.90 EUR.

Visit the Extreme Sample Converter website for more information and a link to download a demo of Extreme Sample Converter.