For Podcast Sound Engineers: Antares Announces Auto-Tune Hybrid for Avid Pro Tools
With the number of podcasts passing the one million mark, podcasters have certain magic tricks to capture listeners' "ears." Of course, content is king but superior sound design and engineering can create a "sound palette" that is pleasing to the audience's ears.
With that need for superb sound engineering, Antares
Audio Technologies, the inventor of Auto-Tune and an innovator in vocal processing tools, has announced the launch of Auto-Tune Hybrid,
created exclusively for use with Avid Pro Tools platforms. Auto-Tune
Hybrid is optimized for Pro Tools users to make the most of their
hardware and boost performance in recording and live setups.
August, Antares launched Auto-Tune Unlimited, a subscription-based suite of vocal processing and pitch correction
plug-ins, with the promise of free upgrades. Auto-Tune Hybrid is a key
addition to this suite, available at no cost to Auto-Tune Unlimited
subscribers. By introducing a product that is exclusive to Avid Pro
Tools users into this suite, Antares and Avid join forces to ensure
artistic excellence for music, media and entertainment professionals.
“We’re thrilled to offer Auto-Tune Hybrid to
the Pro Tools community. Auto-Tune Hybrid delivers the features and
performance professional mixers, producers, and engineers need to be
successful in today’s studio and live environments.” says Steve Berkley,
CEO of Antares. “It’s designed to make the most of Avid’s hardware and
boost performance in key moments, whether it’s laying down tracks or
perfecting a performance in real time. Combining our technology so
seamlessly gives music-makers the professional tools they need to be
successful in their musical endeavors.”
Podcast consultant George Witt notes that sound tools like Avid add a "richness and sonic depth" to podcasts."
comprehensive tools and workflow solutions are used in media ranging from from
prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television
shows, news programs, televised sporting events, celebrated music
recordings, live concerts, and, of course, podcasts.
unmistakable products have helped raise the quality of countless vocal
recordings and given artists, producers, and engineers the confidence
and creative options to realize their artistic vision. By working
together to integrate Auto-Tune technology and Avid’s hardware we’ve
unlocked even more potential,” explains François Quereuil, Director of
Product Management at Avid. “Together we’re now offering a complete set
of professional effects designed to take vocal production to a whole new
Auto-Tune Hybrid, which retails for $399.99, is included at no additional cost to subscribers of Auto-Tune Unlimited monthly
or annual plans.
Audio Technologies (Auto-Tune) is a leading developer and
music-industry standard for pitch correction and vocal processing. For
over 20 years, Auto-Tune® has transformed the studios, stages, and
devices for artists, engineers, and producers across genres. In addition
to Auto-Tune, Antares offers a powerful vocal production suite that
includes key and scale detection, microphone/vocal modeling,
harmonizers, and other vocal effects available through perpetual license
or subscription. Auto-Tune plug-ins are compatible with all leading
DAWs and audio interfaces.