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on Sep 20, 2011
Steinberg has announced the release of the Steinberg Elements Pack, a bundle comprising Cubase Elements 6 and WaveLab Elements 7, providing all the essential tools that make recording, editing, mixing and mastering music on a PC and Mac computer a rewarding experience.
Cubase Elements 6 features 33 audio effect processors, including Pitch Correct for correcting vocal intonation automatically. With its Groove Agent ONE for producing beats and rhythms as well as the Prologue synthesizer and HALion Sonic SE, Cubase Elements 6 has more than 550 instruments and sounds to supercharge the user’s creativity.
WaveLab Elements 7 comes with an array of VST 3 plug-ins such as StudioEQ and VST Dynamics, superbly complemented by a premium restoration suite by Sonnox, consisting of DeNoiser, DeBuzzer and DeClicker. Also new in the entry-level version of WaveLab are the burning engine and its extensive podcast functionalities.
The Steinberg Elements Pack is available until the end of this year as download and boxed version through the Steinberg Online Shop, for a suggested retail price of 149 EUR including German VAT.
More information: Steinberg / Elements Pack
Sonnox has announced the release of the Fraunhofer Pro-Codec, a plug-in designed for the real-time auditioning, encoding and decoding of audio signals using Fraunhofer codecs.
In the past it has not been possible to critically audition and then encode multiple formats in real time within a host DAW environment. The revolutionary Sonnox Fraunhofer Pro-Codec now makes this possible, and includes extensive monitoring tools and built-in encoding/decoding features.
Using this plug-in mix engineers may produce mixes optimised towards specific target codecs, thereby ensuring maximum fidelity. Similarly, Mastering engineers may audition in the final format and produce compensated masters for final encoding and distribution.
Fraunhofer Pro-Codec features
- Supported Codecs:
- mp3, mp3 Surround, AAC-LC, HE-AAC, and HE-AAC v2.
- mp3-HD and HD-AAC (Lossless Codecs).
- Ability to select up to five codecs for simultaneous export, in real time, to encoded files.
- Comprehensive auditioning with glitchless switching.
- Ability to audition the difference between input signal and codec output.
- AB auditioning in real time between codecs, or between codec and input signal.
- ABX mode for blind statistical testing.
- Graphical displays include:
- High resolution display of the Input signal and Diff signal.
- Indication of the audibility of audio removed by the encoding process.
- Bitstream levels and ability to compensate for overloads.
- Indication of filesize or datastream compression.
- Phase metering.
- Off-line encoding and decoding.
- Compatible with many digital audio workstation applications, such as:
- Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, Sequoia and Wavelab. (Mac and PC).
The Fraunhofer Pro-Codec for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for £295 GBP / $495 USD.
More information: Sonnox Ofxord / Fraunhofer Pro-Codec
Steinberg has announced the release of WaveLab 7, an audio editing and mastering suite for Windows and Mac.
Adding new facilities to its previous versions for Windows, the seventh version now also sets a benchmark for audio editing and mastering under Mac OS X.
Its feature list includes the revamped graphical user interface which provides eminently convenient handling of audio material across multiple windows, montages and podcasts with an intelligent docking and scaling system. Brand-new VST3 plug-ins and restoration tools, the new, future-proof burning engine and its flexible multiprocessing capabilities are further highlights.
WaveLab 7 features
- Industry-acclaimed tools for mastering, audio editing and restoration.
- Powerful audio analyzing and metering tools.
- Flexible and intuitive session and window management concept.
- High-end restoration suite from plug-in specialists Sonnox.
- First-rate collection of VST3 plug-ins, including StudioEQ and Post Filter.
- Extensive batch processing functions.
- Audio Montage for simultaneous editing across several tracks.
- Professional burning engine with DDP format support.
- DIRAC 2.2 time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithms.
WaveLab 7 is available as boxed version in the Steinberg Online Shop and from authorized Steinberg resellers for 599 EUR / £497 GBP. The stripped-down version, WaveLab Elements 7, is available as boxed and download version for 99 EUR / £82 GBP.
More information: Steinberg / WaveLab
Sonnox has announced Sonnox Broadcast and Sonnox Post, two new effect plug-in bundles for Windows and Mac.
We are excited to introduce two new bundles for Broadcast and Post production, both containing carefully selected Oxford plug-ins for relevant workflow.
New Sonnox bundles
- Sonnox Post Post Production Super Bundle (inc. Sonnox Restore)
Sonnox Post is an uncompromising plug-in solution for audio post-production. It includes the award-winning Sonnox Restore suite which features the DeClicker, DeBuzzer and DeNoiser audio restoration plug-ins, along with the classic Oxford EQ and Dynamics algorithms from the OXF-R3 digital console. Also included are the versatile Oxford Reverb, Limiter and SuprEsser dynamic EQ – making Sonnox Post the ultimate post-production super bundle.
- Sonnox Broadcast Broadcast Production Collection
Sonnox Broadcast is a collection of powerful Oxford plug-ins which provide high-quality processing and precision control for broadcast production. Including the renowned Oxford EQ and Dynamics plug-ins, the popular Inflator for maximizing loudness, the preset-packed Oxford Limiter and the SuprEsser for fixing problematic frequencies – Sonnox Broadcast will dramatically improve the quality of virtually any programme.
Both bundles are available in Pro Tools HD and Native formats at a 30% introductory pricing until October 31, 2010.
More information: Sonnox
Sonnox has announced a 35% discount on all Sonnox plug-ins in August 2010.
The sun must have got to us.. Yes, you read it right – for the month of August everything is 35% off! Any plug-in, any bundle – just take a further 35% discount, even on top of what you’d normally save by buying a bundle.
This offer excludes cross-grades, upgrades and education sales and will end on August 31st 2010.
More information: Sonnox
Steinberg has announced WaveLab 7, the forthcoming major update to its industry-standard audio editing and mastering suite.
WaveLab 7 represents a new benchmark for audio editing and mastering for Mac, while adding new capabilities to its previous Windows incarnation. Among the new features is a unique GUI concept that allows fast and fluid handling of audio material across multiple windows, montages and podcasts with an intelligent docking and scaling system as well as new VST3 plug-ins and restoration tools, a new CD and DVD-A burning engine and much more.
The new WaveLab 7 user interface handles audio material faster and more intuitively, speeding up workflows in audio editing and mastering with an ultra-fluid, intelligent and completely customizable window and toolbar management system. WaveLab 7 also includes a restoration tool package provided by leading plug-in manufacturer Sonnox and encompassing specialized DeNoiser, DeBuzzer and DeClicker plug-ins, while a range of additional VST3 plug-ins includes a range of tools previously available in Steinberg’s music and audio production applications including the Nuendo Post Filter plug-in, further expanding the functional depth of the onboard audio toolset. A completely new CD and DVD-A burning engine rounds off the functional additions to WaveLab 7.
WaveLab 7 will be available in the second half of 2010 from authorized Steinberg resellers, for a suggested retail price of 599 EUR / £510 GBP.
More information: Steinberg / WaveLab 7
Sonnox has released updates for the Mac versions of Oxford DeBuzzer and Oxford SuprEsser, two effect plug-ins for PC and Mac.
Changes in Oxford DeBuzzer AU v1.0.1/VST v1.0.2
- Fixes crash in Snow Leopard.
Changes in Oxford SuprEsser AU v1.1/VST v1.0.1
- Added new installer technology. Separated AU installer from VST version.
- Fixed crash in Logic when instantiating or re-opening a closed GUI.
- Fixed problem with .aupreset installation.
- Zoom now implemented to original spec.
More information: Sonnox
Sonnox and DontCrack.com have announced a Group Buy promotion.
DontCrack engaged quite ambitious negotiations as they’ll need over 300 subscribers that commit to buy any of the 9 hot Sonnox bundles (3 per format (Native, TDM or PowerCore) to reach the +50% discount. But looking at their previous promotions, we are very confident that this unique Sonnox Group Buy promotion will do more than well with the first bundle (Enhance Native Bundle) that should reach the attractive pricing of only $270 (MSRP $540). The Full Elite Native bundle that could be sold at round down price of only $599 (MSRP $1260) if the amount of subscribers is reached. That sure would be a once in a life time Sonnox promotion…
As we all know, Sonnox Oxford Plugins (formerly Sony Oxford Plugins) are considered to be among the highest quality audio plugins ever made for professional studios, producers, musicians, etc. Typically companies like Sonnox don’t like to see their products discounted but they followed-up with DontCrack that has committed to buy a quite huge quantity of plugins what ever happens says Peter Donovan, marketing Director at DontCrack.com.
This Group Buy promotion will run from December 1 to 13, 2009 and 5 days will be made available for subscribers to purchase the product they committed to buy (sales are from December 14 to 18, 2009).
More information: DontCrack.com