MAGIX Entertainment Sequoia 14 - Audio Production Broadcast Mastering Software (Educational, Boxed)

MAGIX Entertainment Sequoia 14 - Audio Production Broadcast Mastering Software (Educational, Boxed)

MAGIX Entertainment Sequoia 14 - Audio Production Broadcast Mastering Software (Educational, Boxed)

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Product Highlights

  • High-Definition DAW for Audio Production
  • Audio Restoration, Spectral Cleaning
  • Includes SpectraLayers Pro 4
  • Includes Melodyne essential
  • Pro Tools | S6 Controller Integration
  • Automate Tempo of Audio Recordings
  • Audio-to-MIDI Conversion
  • Record Independent of Playback
  • Compatible with EUCON iOS app
  • Windows 7, 8, 10
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NOTE: This product is an educational discounted version available to qualified students, faculty/staff, and accredited academic institutions only. Proof of current educational status is required. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us prior to purchasing.

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  • 1Description

MAGIX Entertainment Sequoia 14 is a high-definition DAW dedicated to providing producers and engineers with maximum flexibility, performance, and efficiency for audio production, broadcasting, post-production, and mastering applications.

Featuring advanced digital algorithms, versatile effect plug-ins, and continuous use of floating-point calculations, Sequoia 14 allows you to create massive studio projects and complex surround mixes, while retaining all the nuances of your sound.

Sequoia 14 offers powerful solutions such as spectral cleaning to help restore noisy or degraded audio, multi-synchronous cut and source-destination cut to facilitate the workflow of classical music productions, CSM (content storage management) database integrations and comprehensive loudness functions for broadcast systems, video import/export and Independence sampler for post-production audio, object-oriented editing and VCA faders for mixing, loudness and true-peak metering for mastering, and much more.

Other features include Celemony Melodyne integration, SpectraLayers Pro 4 audio-frequency spectrum editing, audio-to-MIDI conversion, and the ability to automate tempo. Sequoia 14 also offers tight integration with the Pro Tools | S6 controller and streamlined functionality with the EUCON iOS app.

Note: This product is an educational discounted version available to qualified students, faculty/staff, and accredited academic institutions only. Proof of current educational status is required.

What's New in Version 14

  • Avid Pro Tools | S6 controller extensions
  • Streamlined functionality with EUCON iOS app – data can be transferred between Sequoia and the EUCON-based iOS app from Avid
  • Includes SpectraLayers Pro 4 full version – innovative layer concept enables restoration and comprehensive frequency spectrum editing for audio files in 2D and 3D
  • ARA (Audio Random Access) interface enables close collaboration with external plug-ins designed for synchronization
  • Includes Melodyne essential from Celemony – offers tools for pitch and timing correction and is integrated directly via ARA
  • Alternative interface design – Birdline Platinum Pack V.6.0 contains designs for mixer, track editor, VIP, color profile, MIDI editor, and more
  • Tempo automation for audio recordings – software calculates speed of an audio take in the background and adjusts it to a new basic tempo
  • Audio-to-MIDI conversion
  • zplane élastique V3 timestretch and pitch-shifting algorithm (élastique efficient V3 also included)
  • Clear, redesigned start dialog
  • New mixer skins for a choice of algorithms – channel strips will appear narrower and darker according to the screen size and recording settings selected
  • Efficient docking options for multi-project management – lets you set up a working environment customized to your needs and offer optimal screen use
  • New project management workflow for a clearer overview with new tabs and the option to switch between projects when several are open
  • Batch processing in watch folders
  • Support for all current video formats and codecs
  • Clipstore folders let you easily access all folders and keep your audio files organized
  • Safe record stop – decide how Sequoia should behave at the end of a recording to ensure unwanted interruptions during recording or live broadcast
  • Multichannel export without surround master enables you to transfer variations or language soundtracks in a single file
  • Simplified embedding for external editors – edit audio files with external editors directly from within the program
  • New shortcuts for spectral cleaning

Audio Restoration

Spectral Cleaning
  • Remove isolated sonic events and eliminate unwanted noise with extreme precision
  • Direct track selection in spectral cleaning dialog
  • Individual track-based editing
  • Reference track – apply changes made to a track to other selected tracks
  • Leave dialog open – leave the dialog open following calculation
  • New shortcuts for playback and for saving zoom ranges and presets
  • Logarithmic display – allows you to change the spectrum view from linear to logarithmic
  • Threshold range editing – limits interpolation to certain amplitudes in the spectrum to allow for certain notes to be removed from the spectrum without influencing background signals
  • Automatic click marker recognition – highlight special points by quickly jumping between or deleting markers in the spectrogram
  • SpectraLayers Pro 4 full version – external audio editor visualizes the frequency spectrum in layers and enables a powerful workflow for restoration, sound design, and mixing
Audio Editing
  • DeNoiser – uses advanced adaptive filter technology to remove noise from recordings
  • DeHisser – eliminates regular, low-level "white" noise, typically produced by recordings, microphone pre-amplifiers or transformers
  • DeClipper – removes clipping and distortions
  • DeClicker/DeCrackler – removes crackling and individual clicking noises, which are typical on scratched records
  • Brilliance Enhancer – recalculates new overtones to restore brilliance to the audio material

Broadcasting

CMS and Automation Systems
  • Offers direct connection to broadcast databases and automation systems, including DAVID DigaSystem, SCISYS dira! Highlander, Tract DIGISPOT, and d'accord
  • Audio material and Sequoia projects are saved on database servers
  • Automatic backup and deletion routines maintain data integrity at all times
  • Only project changes are saved, instead of complete projects
  • Export in broadcast WAV files compliant with EBU Tech 3352
  • ISRCs (International Standard Recording Code) are written into the WAV file during export with the setting "Each CD track in a file"
  •  ISRCs of WAV files are displayed and can be edited In the Broadcast WAV manager
  • After loading WAV files into a mastering project (sequentially on the first track), CD indices can be set automatically using the function "Set track indices on Object Edges"
  • During CD import as single WAV files, the BWF-ISRC entry is simultaneously written into these files
  • ISRC display options in objects
Auto-Ducking
  • Manipulates volume curves and lowers the music level as soon as someone begins talking on another track
Cue Mode
  • Live playback mode often used for special cue sounds in radio broadcasts and theater
  • Record a speaker and seamlessly integrate noises and pre-produced elements, as the script calls for them
Record Independent of Playback
  • Makes it possible to preview, cut, and arrange material while recording is in progress
  • Export raw material locally or to a database before the recording is over
Network Dongles
  • Each CodeMeter dongle can make its network licenses usable on other workstations
  • Reduces the amount of administrative work when using multiple licenses in a company
User Administration
  • Sequoia can be set up for different users using the user administration – each user can have his or her own settings
  • Makes it easy for administrators to set up and manage even a large number of workstations

Classical Productions

Source Destination Cut
  • Use for classical productions when combining multiple recordings into a final composition
Multi-Synchronous Cut (MuSyC)
  • Minimize the search for similar audio material and accelerate the editing process
Find Similar Audio
  • Search through entire projects and find parts of songs that are musically similar to one another
Advanced Crossfade Editor
  • Offers the option to make exact cut adjustments and to design object transitions

Mastering

MP3/AAC Audition Plug-In
  • Use during editing to preview projects, which you plan to export as AAC or MP3 using the encoder settings
CD/DVD Mastering
  • Burn CD/DVD masters directly from a multi-track project or an audio project
  • Configure CDs to include copy protection, UPC/EAN, ISRC, pre-emphasis, and CD text
DDP Import/Export
  • Supports professional file exchange between mastering studios and pressing plants
  • Import DDP masters for editing or to compare them to the original project
Sonoris Sequoia DDP Player
  • Sonoris DDP player is a standalone application used to check DDP masters
  • Playback tracks and track transitions, see all PQ codes, ISRC, MCN, and CD text data
  • Automatically check projects for RedBook compatibility
  • Reads DDP 1.0x and 2.00 formats
Import/Export of ISRC in Broadcast WAV Files
  • Read and write to Broadcast WAV files in accordance with EBU Tech 3352 ISRC
Metering
  • Access a range of visual layouts and set up your own custom "cockpit" with different metering indicators
  • Presets include: Type I, DIN scale / Type I, Nordic scale / Type IIA, BBC / Type IIB, EBU
Loudness Metering
  • Switch between EBU R128 and ITU-R BS.1771 loudness metering on the fly
True Peak Metering
  • In addition to loudness normalization, ITU-R BS.1770-3 also provides a measurement recommendation for digital audio peak levels
Loudness Normalization
  • Normalize objects and audio files in accordance with EBU R128 / ITU-R BS.1770/1771 for TV and radio broadcast
Dynamic Limiting (Loudness Range Normalization)
  • Enables the limiting of object dynamics to even out loudness variation within the audio material
Loudness Normalization in Batch Processing
  • Applies loudness normalization to the batch-processing feature
Calculate Loudness
  • Calculates the loudness of the entire project or the selected range
  • Correct program loudness with master volume – adjusts volume using the stereo master or Surround master
Compact Loudness Display
  • View loudness value according to EBU R128
  • Colorized signalization when the value goes over or under the target
Global Loudness Settings
  • Set file manager loudness calculation options for track bouncing and database export
  • Set save options for loudness value in the XML protocol
  • Loudness values can be written as Broadcast WAV files, which are compliant with EBU Tech 3285
Loudness Normalization for Database Audio Export
  • Automatic loudness normalization for stereo audio export in DAVID DigAS and SCISYS dira!
Loudness Data Export
  • Loudness parameters can be written to audio files when exporting and bouncing
  • Loudness parameters are stored in standardized metadata fields for Broadcast WAV files

Mixing

High-Fidelity Audio
  • Advanced digital algorithms, powerful effects plug-ins, and continuous use of floating-point calculations ensure that the sound retains its nuances, even following extensive digital processing and accumulation of individual signals
Formats
  • Audio formats: Sample rates up to 384 kHz can be combined without any format conversions (up to 32-bit floating point)
  • Multi-channel formats supported include: 5.1, 7.1, and 12.0 surround
VCA Fader
  • VCA faders for an analog console feel
  • Control channel levels that are assigned to a VCA group using a VCA fader in the mixer
  • Assign as many channel strips as you want to a VCA master fader
Free Plug-In Routing
  • Change the order of the plug-ins any way you choose (except for: Object AUX sends, which remain in the last position)
  • Internal effects (except EQ, Dynamics, Distortion, and Delay) can now be used multiple times per track/object 
  • Order of Surround effects can be changed
Multiple Outputs
  • Easily add or remove additional outputs
  • View and select multiple outputs directly in the routing manager
Automation Modes
  • Supports touch, latch, trim, and overwrite automation modes
  • Automation curves are displayed graphically and can be easily edited
  • Automate volume, panorama, VST-instrument parameters, and plug-ins at both the track level and object level
Surround Downmix
  • Select Surround Downmix as an output device and use various presets in the Downmix Matrix
  • Surround busses can only be routed to stereo busses
Object-Oriented Editing
  • Audio material can be split into as many objects as you like and freely moved around on tracks
  • Objects can be edited with custom effects and fades
  • Object editor provides real-time access to every object setting
  • Settings are calculated at the object level in real time and can be changed at any time
Hardware Controllers
  • Supports hardware controllers from SSL, PreSonus, JLCooper, Tascam, and Yamaha, as well as all controllers based on Mackie Control and Mackie HUI
  • Compatible with the Artist Mix, Artist Control, and Artist Transport Arist Series controllers
  • Controllers are controlled via the EUCON protocol and require Windows 7
Macro Functionality
  • Record, program, and run custom command sequences
  • Assign up to 128 macros to keyboard shortcuts for quick access

Cinematic Post-Production

Video Import and Export
  • Supports most standard audio and video formats
  • Edit video material for dubbing and post-production
  • Load multiple videos
Independence Sampler Workstation
  • Access hundreds of instruments, arranger, and step-sequencer patches
  • Create sample-based compositions
  • 70 GB premium sample library
  • Load VST effects and VST instruments from third-party providers
  • Run with support for up to eight CPU cores
  • Drag & drop support for audio and MIDI files
  • Intelligent file browser with attribute-based batch processing
Timecode Track
  • Display the SMPTE timecode from a timecode track using the time display
Synchronized Video Recording
  • Record audio at the same time as video
  • Recording can be done on any available recording device present in the system
AAF/OMF Import and Export
  • Offers integrated OMF/AAF support
  • Exchange projects between programs and platforms
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System Requirements Windows 7, 8, 10
Processor: 2 GHz 
RAM: 2 GB (32-bit), 4 GB (64-bit)
Graphic Card: Onboard, minimum resolution 1024 x 768
Sound Card: Onboard (ASIO-compatible sound card recommended)
Hard Drive Space: 2 GB for minimal installation, 90 GB for Independence workstation
Optical drive: DVD drive

Internet connection required for registering and validating the program, as well as for some program functions

Supported File Formats Audio Import: WAV, Broadcast WAV, AAC, AIFF, DDP, FLAC, MP3, MPEG, MUS, OGG, SD2, WMA

Audio Export: WAV, Broadcast WAV, AAC, AIFF, DDP, FLAC, MP3, MPEG, MUS, OGG, WMA

Video Import: DV-AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, HDV HD1, HDV HD2, MXF, MXV, DVCPRO1, AVC-Intra1, QuickTime, WMV(HD)

Video Export: DV-AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, HDV HD1, HDV HD2, MXV, QuickTime

MIDI Standard Formats Import: MID, GM, GS, XG

MIDI Standard Formats Export: MID

Photo Import: JPEG, BMP

Other: Import/export of CD-A, DVD-A, CD/DVD data

Plug-In Compatibility VST
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