Acoustica 6 Released!

We are happy to announce the release of Acoustica 6, a major new version of our comprehensive solution for audio recording, editing, mixing and mastering. Acoustica 6 is available in three editions, the free Basic Edition, the Standard Edition ($39.90) and the Premium Edition ($119.90). The Standard and Premium Edition now include multitrack editing and all three editions come with several new features:

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Multitrack Editing (Standard and Premium Edition only)

  • Create as many audio tracks as you want
  • Apply effect chains to tracks or master track
  • Clips can easily be looped and stretched
  • Add transitions between clips by simply overlapping them in the time line. Several transition curves are available
  • Double click a clip to open and modify the content in an audio editor window
  • Mix-down to 5.1 and 7.1 surround formats (Premium Edition only)

New Phase Linear Equalizer (Premium Edition only)

  • Phase linear six band parametric equalizer
  • Six different filter types
  • No frequency warping when close to the Nyquist frequency
  • Variable bandwidths and filter slopes (from -3 to -120 dB / oct.)

New Audio Restoration Tools (Premium Edition only)

Acoustica Premium Edition now includes the same tools as found in the Restoration Suite:

  • DeNoise is a plugin designed to reduce stationary noise, such as broadband noise, hiss, wind noise, buzz and camera noise
  • DeHum targets hum and buzz typically introduced by poorly grounded electrical equipment, but also other tonal noise sources like electrical motor noise
  • DeClick is designed to remove impulsive noise such as clicks and crackle
  • DeClip restores audio recordings distorted by analog or digital clipping

Upgraded Processing Tools (Standard Edition only)

Acoustica Standard Edition 6 includes several of the high quality processing tools that were earlier only available in the Premium Edition:

  • Superb quality time stretching
  • Transpose tool (pitch shift) based on the new time stretching engine
  • New reverb with improved control over the room and filter parameters
  • The parametric equalizer now offers six different filter types – low shelf, peak, high shelf, high pass, notch and low pass

Other Improvements

  • Improved VST preset handling which is more consistent with how presets are managed for the internal processing tools
  • Automatic recovery of recordings if suffering from unexpected computer shut-downs
  • WAVE64 – support for files bigger than 4 GB now also in the Basic and Standard Edition
  • The Basic Edition now includes MP4 and AAC import and export filters (only on Windows 7 or higher)
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