Magix Releases Samplitude and Sequoia 9.0

Magix has released version 9.0 of Samplitude and Sequoia. Magix claims that the new software is “setting new benchmarks in effectiveness: maximum resource utilization with the ultimate sound neutrality” — like you, we have absolutely no idea what that means, so don’t feel so bad. Samplitude offers everything that a digital audio work station requires: Recording, mixing, editing, mastering, burning Red Book-compatible audio CDs, and the production of DVDs in 24 bit / 192 kHz. Samplitude’s feature set allows a complete In-the-Box-Work, from composing with MIDI and VSTi up to the final CD in one software.

Besides a wide array of proven recording and editing tools, Sequoia also offers new outstanding editing and crossfade functionality. It also includes intuitive source/destination cutting, excellent marker setup, and an efficient crossfade editor with which all crossfade parameters can be edited in real-time. Magix’s unique working methodology, as well as outstanding editing options in the areas Multi-track Recording, MIDI, Audio Editing, Sound Design, and Mastering provide all the possibilities for creative modifications for the current crop of users.

New features in Sequoia 9 / Samplitude 9:
• Video Engine (Sequoia only): The newly integrated video engine allows you to include individual video objects.
• Hybrid Audio Engine: A special combination of a new Low Latency Engine and the classic playback engine.
• Economy Track: You can setup a track as an Economy Track to save system resources.
• Advanced Dual CPU Support: Sequoia / Samplitude support multi-CPU/multi-core/HT PCs by distributing the load for various tasks to different CPUs.
• Track Editor: Located at the left side of the arrangement window the Track Editor enables access to all important track parameters of the selected track.
• Mono Settings dialog: The Mono button in the Track Editor switches the track to mono (from Input to Panorama Controller).
• New Effect presets: The “FX” button in the Track Editor and Mixer opens dialogs for specifying the order of the effects and adding VST/DirectX plug-ins.
• Score Editor: The Score Editor displays the score of a MIDI track in realtime.
• am-phibia: am-phibia is a tube amplifier/channel strip and belongs to the Analog Modelling Suite of the MAGIX Plug-ins alongside the well-known am-track and am-pulse.
• VariVerb Pro: Reverb device that creates classic and modern, artifact-like reverb effects such as room, plate, spring an non-linear reverb.
• de-esser: With the de-esser you can conveniently and quickly remove the “S” sounds from vocal recordings.
• VSTi Manager: In the VSTi Manager you can sort, manage, instance and delete VST instruments.
• Sample Tank LE: Sample Tank 2.1 LE from IK Multimedia is included as an external VST instrument.
• Auto Jam Session: The Auto JamSession lets you create complete songs single-handedly.
• Sound Cloner: With the Sound Cloner feature you can determine the sound characteristic of a song and transfer it to another one.
• Spectral Cleaning: Spectral Cleaning removes noise from a recording without Klicken Sie für Zoom Ansicht audibly influencing the wanted signal.
• New surround characteristics: Surround DeHisser, surround vocoder, surround volume fader in the VIP scales all surround chanels, surround volume automation in the VIP, surround bounce interleaved now with wave format – Extensible chunk: the surround visualization is opened in surround projects without stereo master (preset).
• Enhanced automation including AUX: In addition to the volume and panorama automation you can now also dynamically record the AUX input in the Mixer and Track Editor while the automation button is activated.
• Improvements and additions to the internal audio effects: UTR – “Ultra Transparent Resampling”: New resampling algorithm for considerably faster and even better linear-phase high-quality resampling, new timestretching/pitchshifting algorithm: “Beatmarker Timestretching smoothened”, non-modal FX dialogs, room simulator and multiband effects: Optimization for Low Latency use, integrated harmonizer for Elastic Audio, and much more.
• Advanced effects/VST support: Supports VST WaveShell including automation, object effect support: object delay/reverb effect, VST and DirectX plug-ins available within the object as pre/post, improved parameter resolution for VST automation, new options for creating 24-bit FX files for destructive effects.
• More new features: Burning MP3 CDs, project export as an AAC file, record mode: new preset “default mode (playback while recording”, new tree structure for system and project options, advanced controller support.
• Audio ID: Music identification process provided by M2Any. Analyzes the music track and submits a search request to a web server.

More information on Samplitude and Sequoia 9

Author: FutureMusic

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