Photosounder Updates To Version 1.8

Photosounder, a tool for graphical sound design by spectral editing, has been updated to version 1.8. Photosounder allows you to graphically manipulate sound files to directly adjust, create and shape sounds with precision.

Photosounder is unique in that it opens images and sounds indiscriminately, treats and processes them as images, and synthesizes them as sounds. Sounds, once turned into images, can be powerfully modified to achieve effects and results that couldn’t be obtained in any other way, while images of all sorts reveal the infinite kinds of otherworldly sounds they contain. Ultimately, knowing how sounds look and how images sound, you’ll be able to create images that sound like what you want to hear, or like what you couldn’t imagine to hear.

Photosounder is a cutting edge spectral editing program, offering the best spectrogram editing and synthesis capabilities, making use of unique spectrograph, synthesis and filtering algorithms developed specifically to achieve the best results possible. Photosounder turns sound processing problems into image processing challenges, and brings the power and flexibility of familiar image processing tools to the creation and transformation of sounds. This groundbreaking approach is what allows us to push the boundary of what we thought was possible.

Photosounder is available for Windows (2000, XP, Server 2003 and Vista), Mac OS X 10.4+ Universal (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, on both PowerPC and Intel machines). It can also run on Linux using the latest development release of Wine. A demo version is available.

Features:
» Creating unique sounds, rhythms, soundscapes from scratch or from existing pictures
» Cleaning up noise and disturbances in existing audio files
» Isolating or removing instruments from a complex sounds
» Designing new sound effects or instruments graphically
» Anything you can imagine by graphically editing audio files
Enhancements:
» Stereo support to edit and create stereo sounds less painfully
» Layer support for more powerful editing
» New options and modifications to improve your workflow and results

Until June 1st you can get Photosounder for the current low price of $32 / €25 for a non-commercial license and $127 / €99 for a commercial license with a free upgrade to the new version! After June 1st the prices will increase to $59 / €46 for a non-commercial license and $175 / €138 for a commercial license. More information on Photosounder.

Author: FutureMusic

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