Monday, 25 June 2012

What's new in Adobe Audition CS6?

Adobe® Audition® CS6 software offers high-performance, intuitive tools for audio editing, mixing, restoration, and effects. Powerful new features such as real-time clip stretching, automatic speech alignment, and control surface support help you deliver projects faster than ever
dit audio faster and with more precision with Adobe® Audition® CS6 software. Clean up audio, quickly align and edit dialogue, change clip pitch and speed, automate mixes with control surface support, and collaborate more easily with a host of new and improved features.

Fast, precise editing

Accomplish more in less time with intuitive editing, sound design, processing, mixing, and mastering tools, optimized for film, video, and radio workflows. Speed up production with the high-performance, cross-platform software that streamlines production with improved features for file preview, clip spotting, audio sweetening, project sharing, and more.

Real-time clip stretching

Stretch clips nondestructively in real time. Preview changes and settings, and render for higher quality results. New varispeed mode adjusts speed and pitch together.

Automatic speech alignment

Quickly align and replace location dialogue with studio recordings, even with noisy production tracks. Fixing lip sync issues can now be completed in a fraction of the time.

EUCON and other control surface support

Work with control surfaces that use Mackie Control and Mackie Logic protocols, as well as Avid Artist Series control surfaces with native EUCON support.

Parameter automation

Automate entire mixes with new write, latch, and touch parameter automation modes.

Powerful pitch correction

Correct pitch problems automatically or with manual control. Compare pitch adjustments with the original in the Spectral Pitch Display view.

Tools for efficient session management

Work more efficiently with the new Media Browser for easy preview and import of assets, the Quick Search field in the Files panel, customizable session templates, and more.

Expanded output options

Deliver and archive your projects with more flexible delivery options such as output to audio CD, session archiving that saves all files, and expanded mixdown options.

Loudness standard compliance

Match volume to ITU BS.1770-2 loudness standards for advertising volume and noise.

HD video playback

Import and play back HD video without transcoding.

New effects

Design sounds with new effects including Generate Tones, Graphic Phase Shifter, Doppler Shifter, and Notch Filter.

Powerful effects routing and VST3 support

Increase flexibility for mixing and effects channel routing. Improve third-party plug-in compatibility and open up options for new effects with VST3 compatibility.

Simplified Metadata and Markers panels

View and edit XMP metadata, including BWF schema, Cart Chunk, and Radio Industry RIFF, enabling automated workflows within Adobe Creative Suite® Production Premium software and other production systems.

Expanded audio and video file formats

Import, play back, convert, and mix down to more video and audio formats such as FLAC, OGG, HE-AAC, WMA, MPEG-1 Layer 2, RAW, and more.

Improved batch processing

Streamline your workflow with improved batch processing that enables you to convert files to new formats or sample rates and apply Favorites at any time.

User-driven workflow improvements

Enjoy many new and updated features in Adobe Audition CS6 that are user requests, such as CD burning, multiple clipboards, the Metronome, and more.

Clip grouping

Edit multiple clips simultaneously, even if they are not in the same group. Use the new Suspend Groups feature to make edits to individual clips while maintaining the grouping.

Editing preview with selective skipping

Preflight deletions and fine-tune selections by listening to just the pre-roll and post-roll around a selection.

Trim to Selection

Make clip lengths automatically match a selection with the new Trim to Selection command in the Multitrack Editor.

Multiple clipboards

Keep multiple selections in memory for fast access to audio you wish to use repeatedly.

Support for more frame rates

Work with all types of footage with broader support for many video formats and frame rates, such as 23.976 and 59.94fps.

Favorites in Effects Rack

Apply your most commonly used effects combinations easily by saving them as Favorites.

Automatic retrieval of CD titles

Include CD track names automatically during import from audio CD.

Improved keyboard shortcut manager

Customize your workflow and increase productivity by configuring keyboard shortcuts more easily.


Keep time accurately when recording audio with the new Metronome.

Sum to Mono

Quickly check your mix for phase problems with the new Sum to Mono command.


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    Vector-based shape layers now behave very much like vector shapes in Illustrator, InDesign, and other Adobe applications. Learn how to apply fills, including None, as well as solid, gradient, and dashed strokes. Plus, you have stacking and alignment controls, as well as the option to snap the edges to the pixel grid.

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  5. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    What is Adobe® Audition® CS6?

    Adobe Audition CS6 software is a cross-platform audio editor that speeds up production for video, radio, music, games, and more, with uncompromising quality and intuitive workflows. Integrate with Adobe Premiere® Pro software and exchange files with other DAWs and NLEs for smooth collaboration. Edit efficiently, mix using control surfaces, fine-tune using powerful audio restoration tools, and quickly deliver projects that comply with the latest volume standards.

  6. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Some of the features I use in Adobe Audition 3 weren’t in Adobe Audition CS5.5. Are they available in Adobe Audition CS6?

    Adobe Audition CS5.5 was a completely new product. It offered many of the core capabilities in Adobe Audition 3, but because it was based on a new underlying architecture, it did not have an identical feature set. Many of the most requested features from Adobe Audition 3 are included in Adobe Audition CS6, including CD burning, clip grouping, tone generation, the Metronome, and support for Mackie and EUCON hardware control surface protocols, to name a few. Download the trial version of Adobe Audition CS6 to try out all the new features.

  7. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Can I use Adobe Audition CS6 on a Mac?

    Yes. You can run Adobe Audition CS6 on the following operating systems:
    Mac OS
    • Mac OS X v10.6 or v10.7
    • Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3 or Windows 7 (32 bit or 64 bit)

    For more information, see the complete

  8. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Does Adobe Audition CS6 support hyperthreading and multicore processors?

    Yes. Adobe Audition CS6 is optimized to work with current multicore CPUs.

  9. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Can I use Adobe Audition CS6 to edit and create audio for my projects in Adobe Premiere Pro?

    Yes. Adobe Audition offers a comprehensive and flexible audio toolset that is optimized for video workflows with Adobe Premiere Pro and interactive rich media projects. With Adobe Audition, you can record multitrack sessions; edit audio files using sample-accurate tools; create original music using loops; mix as many audio tracks as your CPU can handle; create and edit 5.1 surround soundtracks; and work with powerful DSP and analysis tools, including AU and VST effects. Adobe Audition CS6 lets you save in and export your audio to industry-standard formats for professional distribution, broadcast, and digital delivery.

  10. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Which session format(s) does Adobe Audition CS6 support?

    Adobe Audition CS6 uses SESX XML as its session format. Adobe Audition CS6 does not support importing or opening legacy Adobe Audition session files using the .ses extension, a binary format used in Adobe Audition 3 and earlier.
    You can convert SES files to SESX format using a third-party utility called, from AATranslator.

  11. Adobe Audition CS6 / FAQ

    Where can I get a trial ofAdobe Audition CS6?

    To get a trial of Adobe Audition CS6, visit the page.

  12. Adobe Audition CS6
    Accelerate your audio workflow: Speed up production with improved features for file preview, clip spotting, audio sweetening, project sharing, and more. Enjoy intuitive mixing and mastering tools.
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