New York, NY (January 20, 2016)—Italian pro audio software firm n-Track Software has announced n-Track Studio version 8 DAW, a major update to the pioneering digital audio workstation, first released over 21 years ago. Today, n-Track Studio is available for Mac OSX, Windows, iOS and Android platforms; the v8 update is for Mac and Windows and features a major graphic interface redesign plus a variety of other new updates.
New features of Studio v8 include songtree integration, allowing online collaboration with other musicians; streamlined recording tools including multi-take recording mode, control parameter automation and internal recording routing; step sequencer; Pure Data patch support; Beat Doctor; custom envelope shapes; audio part widgets; MIDI step recording, .REX file support, and more.
n-Track Studio v8 offers a virtually unlimited number audio and MIDI tracks; VST, VST3, DirectX (Windows), AU (Mac) and ReWire effects can be added to each channel or track. The DAW supports 16- and 24-bit single and multichannel soundcards at sampling frequencies up to 192 kHz. It is compatible with ASIO, WaveRT, WDM, DirectSound and MME audio drivers; as such, n-Track can work with almost any soundcard available today with the lowest possible latency, offers the company.
Other features are listed below.
Built-in effects include Reverb, Compression, Parametric & Graphic EQ, Echo, Auto-volume, Pitch Shift, Chorus, Multiband Compression, Spectrum analyzer
Includes the n-Track Drums drum synth/step sequencer module
Supports third party DirectX, VST 2.x, VST 3 and ReWire plug-ins
Supports VST Instruments and DirectX Instruments synth plug-ins: sample-accurate MIDI tracks can be sent to VSTi/DXi software MIDI synths, without the need of expensive hardware MIDI synths
Supports ReWire technology by Propellerhead Software AB: signals from other programs (such as Reason, Ableton Live, Fruityloops and many others) can be mixed in realtime with n-Track's own channels
Imports and exports .wav, .mp3, .wma, .mid, .ogg, .flac, .aiff, .cda, .sng, .sgw audio files
Imports and exports EDL multitrack song files for exchanging songs with other multitrack programs
Sync to other programs or external devices using SMPTE/MTC or MIDI Clock sync, acting either as master or slave.
Supports surround mixing for creating DVD audio projects using 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1 channels surround formats
Videos (AVI, MPEG) can be played in sync with the song in a dedicated video playback window.