Presonus Studio One 6 is released today and adds a slew of new features as well as lots of improvements.
The DAW which has gained a lot of users since it was introduced continues to offer features for composition, mixing and live shows for the end to end process for music production.
The new, new stuff is:
Smart Templates - setup the session to suit the task in hand, basic recording, mixing stems, mastering, setting up for a live show etc.
Lyrics integration (pro edition) - add lyrics to songs, scores and live performances with a global lyrics track. Can be transferred to the show page for rehearsals or for an aide during performances.
Global Video Track (pro edition) - for composing to picture and sound design, drag and drop to add multiple clips to the timeline, also includes basic editing features
Customizable UI - Customization Editor allows for toolsets and functions to be hidden/shown, changes are instant.
Track Presets (pro edition) - store every aspect of a given track for instant recall, works on muliple selections.
Vocoder - new creative plug-in for combining two input signals into an array of bandpass filters
De-Esser - new processor to tame the sibilance.
Virtual Instrument Sidechain Support - VST2, VST3 and AU now have access to any audio source with in the mixer
Fader Flip Mode in Mixer - a feature seen in may digital desks, now you can do the same - flip the fader to show sends, sidechain level and Cue sends
Mixer Channel Overview - a single consolidated view of all channel parameters- available as a new tab
These are some of the highlights, for a full run down - check out https://www.presonus.com/products/Studio-One
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White iLoud monitors and a new modelling guitar pedal
CV controlled mixing console and some distinctly dirty effects
There's a LOT to get through...
Four part multi-timbral, drums, clip launching and more
Flexible and responsive polyphonic controller that you can hit with sticks
7 Acts and the full night of fun