Sequoia 13 is here!

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
    BC, Canada
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    AWESOME! I just saw the Press Release, thanks Tim!

    Sequoia 13: Production – Broadcast – Mastering

    Yet another milestone in the development of professional software solutions for audio production, broadcasting and mastering. The new Sequoia 13 offers everything that our professional users need and more! The latest generation of Sequoia sets new standards in the field of high-definition DAWs and offers comprehensive loudness functions based on EBU R128/ITU‑R BS.1771, extensive improvements to the Spectral Cleaning feature, flexible plug-in routing, a real time AAC/MP3 preview plug-in and continuing development to achieve the highest possible levels of flexibility, performance and efficiency.
    • Classical Productions: perfect workflows due to Multisynchronous Cut and Source Destination Cut
    • Broadcast: database integrations and comprehensive loudness functions based on EBU R128/ITU‑R BS.1771
    • Post Production: video import/export and video capture
    • Mastering: 100% sound neutrality & fidelity – transparency, neutrality, spaciousness and retention of transients
    • Restoration: professional tools like Spectral Cleaning and many high-quality effects
    • Object editing: editing at object level – completely nondestructive & real-time
    New highlights – here’s what makes the new version special
    • NEW! Loudness normalization according to EBU R128/ITU-R BS.1771
    • NEW! Loudness Range (LRA) Normalization
    • NEW! Loudness normalization in batch processing, watch folder and database export (DAVID DigAS and SCISYS dira!Highlander)
    • NEW! Quality Integration Services (QIS): Watch folders and process and convert files automatically
    • NEW! True Peak limiter for sMax11
    • NEW! Calculate loudness and analyze audio in file manager - calculated loudness values and their histories are displayed in the loudness meter
    • NEW! Compact display of loudness
    • NEW! ISRC in broadcast wave files according to EBU Tech 3352
    • NEW! Free plug-in routing and multiple usage of plug-ins
    • NEW! Improved mixer/effect routing, e. g. routing is retained even when the workstation being used does not have enough audio outputs
    • NEW! Realtime MP3/AAC preview plug-in for mastering and “Mastered for iTunes”
    • NEW! New functions for Spectral Cleaning, e. g. single/multi-track editing, “calculate” button, ENTER to close the dialog

    Minimum System Requirements:

    For Microsoft Windows Vista | 7 | 8 | 8.1 32-bit and 64-bit systems
    Processor: 1.5 GHz or higher
    RAM: 2 GB RAM (32-bit), 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
    Hard drive space: 1 GB for minimum installation
    Graphics card: 1024 x 768 resolution
    Sound card: Onboard (ASIO-enabled sound card recommended)
    Drive: DVD-ROM drive
  2. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
    BC, Canada
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    Looks like Samplitude ProX is going top have a good upgrade this fall which will include more updates! This DAW is amazing. I just did a mix, 100% ITB with this and I am blown away. I just replaced $100,000 hybrid studio with this DAW.
  3. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
    BC, Canada
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    In addition to everything Samplitude Pro has…

    Sequoia also contains:

    - Advanced Xfade editor (the Xfade editor in Sequoia is one of its finest features. If you need accuracy, quickly this is indispensable.)

    - DDP export, DDP Player, and editor

    - Automatic normalization function (float) before CD export

    - Source Destination Cut

    - Multi-synchronous Cut (Musyc), Find Audio

    - Broadcast integration - content management systems

    - User administration/multi users accounts

    - Macros

    - VCA faders in the mixer

    - Auto Ducking Automation

    - Video recording, basic editing and video export

    - Cleaning and restoration suite is included and built in to Sequoia ($200 extra for Samplitude)

    - Spectral Cleaning Editor with highly advanced functions (Harmonics, individual editing on multi-track material...)

    - Independence Pro with full library

    - Surround : Samplitude is only 5.1, Sequoia is 5.1 and 7.1 and beyond up to 12.0

    - R 128: loudness metering, batch processing, watch folder, calculation of projects and files, loudness XML report

    - True Peak Limiter in sMax11 (to avoid intersample peaks)

    - Maintenance contract available

    - Sequoia can sync to SMPTE, Samplitude only to MTC or via the SMPTE option (TCO) from RME

    - Timecode Track

    - ISRC in broadcast wave files compliant with EBU Tech 3352 (for export, CD-import, display in VIP)

    - Export while recording

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