Professional production application for Mac makes debut 18/05/06
Sonic Studio have used the AES show in Paris to announce their latest PCM application, soundBlade.
soundBlade is a PCM audio application for Mac OS that includes comprehensive crossâ€“platform compatible recording plus optional hardware acceleration. It incorporates plugâ€“in support, including AU and VST formats, as well as Sonic Studioâ€™s own DSP processing. The application provides complete production for stereo delivery and, Sonic Studio tell us, preserves the highest fidelity possible.
Featuring a workflow honed from almost 20 years of serving the top echelon of digital audio producers, soundBlade includes all of the premastering features that Sonic Studio say their customers have come to expect from them. For serious editorial, soundBlade features Sonic Studioâ€™s unique 4 point editing model, moreover, their much admired Edit Fade Mode in combination with their Smart Fade Tool, makes quick work of any editing or assembly job.
Built on the Macintosh operating system, soundBlade is the first application to make use of Sonic Studioâ€™s new eight channel, extended precision, Series 300 line of FireWireâ€“attached DSP I/O processors. Not locking customers into specific hardware, soundBlade also works with any Core Audioâ€“compliant I/O, letting engineers choose their clock source and â€˜colorâ€™ of interface for the best operational fit and value.
Jayson Tomlin, Vice President, of Sales & Business Development had this to say, â€œOur longâ€“standing customer base, some 3500 strong, determined what the product should be.Theyâ€™ve been asking for the functionality and fidelity of our legacy product on a modern platform and at a reasonable price, and we built it.â€�
Price and Availability
soundBlade carries an MSRP of $1495