For countless music producers, audio engineers and musicians around the world Cubase 7 is an essential tool of their daily work. Now you can get a free and fully functional 30-day trial version of the latest incarnation of Cubase. You can also get the Cubase 7 Trial as a DVD from your local Steinberg dealer.
Sony Creative Software announces that Sound Forge Pro, their most known and most used software, the industry-defining audio editor is now available for Mac. For this, Sony Creative Software has rewritten all things from the ground up.
Built on a clean slate for OS X, Sound Forge™ Pro Mac provides a contemporary application environment that’s perfect for recording, editing, processing, and rendering broadcast-quality audio master files. A fresh statement on audio editing software, Sound Forge Pro Mac includes a comprehensive suite of mastering, restoration, and repair tools for immediate results.
Antares Audio Technologies introduces Auto-Tune Live – The Real-Time Pitch Correction and Auto-Tune Vocal Effect
Antares Audio Technologies has announced the Auto-Tune Live Real-Time Pitch Correction Plug-in. Featuring Antares’ world standard Auto-Tune professional pitch correction, Auto-Tune Live is a real-time tool for correcting pitch errors, creatively modifying the intonation of a performance or producing the iconic Auto-Tune Vocal Effect. Specifically optimized for use in live performance and when tracking in the studio, Auto-Tune Live features ultra-low latency and comprehensive real-time MIDI control of its key performance parameters for the ultimate in creative real-time pitch processing.
Steinberg has announced and has released Nuendo 5.5.4, a new maintenance update for its advanced audio, live and production software solution.
Nuendo 5.5.4 introduces RF64 file support for audio files larger than 4 GB and is fully compatible with Steinberg’s new live-recording software, Nuendo Live. The Nuendo Live project file can directly be opened within Nuendo, making it easy to transfer live-recorded audio material to the post-production studio.
The update is now available free of charge for all Nuendo 5 customers from the Steinberg website. For detailed information on all fixes and enhancements, please check the corresponding version history on the download page.
Ableton has announced today the immediat availability of version 8.4 of Ableton Live which comes with a native 64-bit support. The registered users of Ableton Live 8, Suite 8, Live Intro or Live Lite 8 can download the beta version form the official site.
Blue Cat Audio has released Blue Cat’s Freeware Pack II, a complete redesign of its free audio plug-ins for Mac and PC. This release brings new plug-ins to the bundle (dual channel EQ, stereo phaser), as well as completely redesigned versions of the existing plug-ins: new user interfaces, a new presets management system, new MIDI and automation mapping capabilities, many new presets, Windows AAX support, and much more (details below).
Steinberg has announced that Cubase 6.5 and Cubase Elements 6 are now available as free trial versions. The trials come with the same range of functionality as the full versions, including all instruments, effects and sounds and also may be used without limitations for 30 days.
The Duende Native Plug-in suite is a collection of audio processing tools which bring professional audio quality, sophistication and benchmark performance within reach of all DAW users. Duende plug-ins provide the superior precision, advanced feature set and legendary tonal characteristics of SSL console products in affordable VST/AU/RTAS* plug-in form. They are quite simply the easiest way to get your hands on professional tools that will help you make professional mixes that sound like a record.
Waldorf announces the immediate availability of their new Lector Vocoder plug-in for Mac/PC (VST/AU). Lector Vocoder features an integrated 16 voice synthesizer and a multi effects processor. Is is a virtual vocoder plug-in that it is based on well-known Q-Series Hardware Waldorf Vocoders. The announced price is $199.99.
TC Electronic Presents the Sound of Far Out in the Guise of Three New TonePrints by Troy Van Leeuwen of Queens of the Stone Age
The line of amazing guitarists tweaking the inner parameters of TC Electronic’s TonePrint guitar pedal range to create their own personal and downloadable sounds is growing at a rocking rate. Recently Troy Van Leeuwen set out to create three fluttering and warbly TonePrints for Flashback Delay and Hall of Fame Reverb. Troy has previously stated, “TC Electronic always seems to be a part of this ever-changing experiment that is my sound” – this is now truer than ever.