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A comprehensive suite of tools for producing world-class vocal tracks.
Auto-Tune Vocal Studio Native and Auto-Tune Vocal Studio TDM combine Auto-Tune 7, the worldwide standard in professional pitch (and now time) correction, with AVOX Evo, the latest generation of the Antares Vocal Toolkit (now including Harmony Engine Evo). Together, they provide a comprehensive suite of tools for producing world-class vocal tracks.
Antares Auto-Tune corrects intonation and timing problems in vocals or solo instruments, without distortion or artifacts, while preserving all of the expressive nuance of the original performance - with audio quality so pristine that the only difference between what goes in and what comes out is the intonation and timing. All with a user-interface that is a model of clarity, speed and ease-of-use.
And now, with its new-from-the-ground-up time manipulation capabilities, Auto-Tune 7 represents the most substantial advancement in functionality since Auto-Tune's original introduction in 1997.
For most common pitch problems, Auto-Tune 7's Automatic Mode instantaneously detects the pitch of the input, identifies the closest pitch in a user-specified scale (including minor, major, chromatic and 26 historical and microtonal scales), and corrects the input pitch to match the scale pitch. A Retune Speed control lets you match the retune rate to virtually any performance style as well as create the iconic Auto-Tune Vocal Effect (the Cher effect).
For meticulous pitch and time editing, Auto-Tune 7's Graphical Mode displays the performance's detected pitch envelope and allows you to modify pitch and timing with a variety of easy-to-use graphics tools. This mode gives complete control over the correction or modification of the most elaborate pitch and rhythmic gestures.
Auto-Tune is used daily by thousands of audio professionals around the world. Whether to save studio and editing time, ease the frustration of endless retakes, save that otherwise once-in-a-lifetime performance, or create the Auto-Tune Vocal Effect (the Cher effect), Auto-Tune is the overwhelming tool of choice.
What's New in Auto-Tune 7
By far the most dramatic addition to Auto-Tune 7 is its entirely new time correction and manipulation system. Seamlessly integrated into the Graphical Mode interface, Auto-Tune 7's time control capabilities allow you to quickly and easily edit the timing of your vocals right along with their pitch.
Auto-Tune 7 also features the second generation of Antares' Evo Voice Processing Technology, offering even more natural pitch shifting and throat modeling, along with a host of time-saving workflow enhancements.
Key new Auto-Tune 7 features include:
Integrated time correction and manipulation
Auto-Tune 7's time control capabilities combine an extremely high-quality time shifting algorithm with an exceedingly intuitive user interface designed to make it quick and easy to correct timing errors or exercise your creative imagination. Auto-Tune 7's time manipulation functions include the ability to move a point in time within a selected range as well as move a range in time within a larger range. The time functions have their own Undo/Redo controls independent of the pitch correction controls and an Enable button that allows you to instantly switch between your original audio and your time shifted audio.
Evo Voice Processing Technology
In 2008, Auto-Tune Evo introduced Antares' seriously evolved Evo Voice Processing Technology, setting a new standard in pitch detection, pitch shifting, and formant processing performance. In the intervening years, Evo Voice Processing Technology has been integrated into Antares' full line of vocal processing tools. Now, with Auto-Tune 7, we are introducing the second generation of Evo Voice Processing Technology, offering even more natural (if you want it to be) pitch shifting and throat modeling over a wider transposition range.
Create target notes from MIDI in Graphical Mode
When tracking pitch in Graphical Mode, Auto-Tune 7 will record any MIDI note information routed to it (either from another MIDI track or live from a MIDI controller) and (optionally) display the data on the Pitch Graph Display. You can then use the new Make Notes From MIDI function to convert the MIDI information into Note Correction Objects. Perfect for fine-tuning the Auto-Tune Vocal Effect or even completely redefining melodies.
Adjust Throat Length on an individual correction object basis
To give you maximum control over the timbre of your vocal tracks, Throat Length Adjustment is now an independent property of each individual correction object (Curve, Line or Note). While the overall Throat Length is still set by the master Throat Length knob, each correction object can have its own independent adjustment (either longer or shorter) as desired.
Enhanced Amplitude Envelope Display
Whenever time control is enabled, the Amplitude Envelope Display will display both the original audio and the time-shifted audio, updating in real time as you make your edits. So you'll always be able to see at a glance the results of your time edits relative to the original audio.
Enhanced Graphical Mode Adjust Vibrato function
Auto-Tune 7's new Adjust Vibrato let's you modify the depth of any natural vibrato in the original performance. And since it is additive, acting on any already existing correction object, you are free to work on pitch correction and vibrato adjustment in any order desired.
Amplitude envelope in the graphical editing window
A display of the tracked audio's amplitude envelope now appears as a background element in the graphical editing window. While its primary function is to help make precise selections for time shifting, since it is always visible in the center of the window, it provides a helpful indication of the presence of tracked audio, even if that audio is currently beyond the upper or lower boundaries of the window.
Expanded keyboard shortcuts
Auto-Tune 7's Key Binding system has been expanded to allow you to program custom keyboard access to the new time manipulation tools and controls.
Smooth continuous scrolling of graphical audio data
If you have selected Auto Scroll in Graphical Mode, the graphical data will scroll smoothly across the screen during playback, maintaining the currently playing audio at the vertical center of the window.
The option to display the graphical timeline in bars and beats
Primarily designed as reference for time manipulation, you can now display the graphical timeline in either absolute time or as bars and beats relative to your project's tempo.
Increased vertical zoom range in Graphical Mode
For ease of extremely precise pitch editing, you can now zoom all the way in to the one-cent-per-pixel level.
And lots more...
For well over a decade, Auto-Tune has stood alone as the worldwide standard in professional pitch correction. Now, with Auto-Tune 7, there's finally a tool that brings the same combination of power, superb audio quality and ease of use to rhythmic editing.
AVOX Evo incorporates Dr. Andy's groundbreaking Evo Voice Processing technology. First seen (and heard) in Auto-Tune Evo, the result is a higher level of sonic performance. With faster, more accurate pitch detection, smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting, and seamless, natural-sounding (if you want it to be) throat modeling, AVOX Evo plug-ins just work better. This leaves you free to focus on creating your music.
Other additions include redesigned user interfaces for the original 5 AVOX plug-ins, 5 integrated channels of Antares' unique CHOIR Vocal Multiplier in Harmony Engine Evo, high-quality pitch shifting in THROAT Evo, tempo-synced alienization rate in MUTATOR Evo, and more.
The AVOX Evo Antares Vocal Toolkit includes:
Harmony Engine Evo
Harmony Engine Evo Vocal Modeling Harmony Generator is a realtime harmony generating plug-in that puts professional-quality vocal harmony arrangements within reach of every songwriter, producer, musician, or engineer.
With 4 independent harmony voices, a variety of powerful harmony generating modes, humanization features for natural sounding performances, 5 integrated channels of CHOIR Vocal Multiplier, and a flexible realtime preset system for harmony and vocal type, Harmony Engine Evo provides incredibly easy-to-use tools to quickly and easily produce virtually any vocal arrangement you can imagine.
Whether you're an experienced vocal arranger, a songwriter looking for that perfect backup vocal, or a composer experimenting with unique vocal effects, Harmony Engine Evo gives you entirely new ways to create the harmony parts you hear in your head. In fact, experimenting with different harmonies is so easy, you may find yourself using Harmony Engine to explore harmonic alternatives you may have never otherwise considered.
MUTATOR Evo Extreme Voice Designer
MUTATOR Evo provides a combination of tools for creating unusual, weird, or downright wacky voices. With high-quality pitch shifting, throat modeling, pitch-tracking ring modulator-based "mutation," and a mind-bending tempo-synced Alienization function, MUTATOR Evo is the perfect tool for unique, special vocal effects and post-production sound design.
ARTICULATOR Evo Digital Talk Box
A modern-day version of the venerable talk box, ARTICULATOR Evo lets you extract the formant and amplitude information from a vocal (or other dynamic source) and apply it to any other audio track or to a built-in broadband noise generator. It's perfect for talking guitars, singing synths, and a wide range of special effects.
WARM Tube Saturation Generator
Based on Antares' legendary Tube plug-in, WARM warms up vocals with Antares' world-renown analog tube modeling technology, while being so processing-efficient that you can put an instance on pretty much every track in a project and still barely see your CPU meter twitch.
With 2 tube models, a variable Drive control to set just the right amount of dynamic saturation, and an innovative OmniTube function to apply the tube effect to the entire signal (as opposed to just the transients), WARM is a great-sounding, incredibly easy-to-use tool for giving your vocals the benefits of a wide range of modeled analog tube effects.
ASPIRE Evo Aspiration Noise Processor
ASPIRE Evo is the world's first tool for modifying a voice's breathiness independently of its harmonic content. Whether reducing a bit of vocal rasp or adding a bit of smokiness, ASPIRE Evo allows modification of the amount and quality of a voice's aspiration noise without otherwise affecting the vocal's harmonic characteristics.
When you speak or sing, air from your lungs is forced through your vocal chords, causing them to vibrate. The resulting waveform is propagated through the throat, the mouth, and out through the lips. It is the shape of these structures that create the resonant characteristics that define a unique vocal identity.
But going into a bit more detail, the vocal waveform is actually a combination of two different components. One, the one we usually think of as the primary element of vocal timbre, is the harmonic content generated by the process described above. However, there is a second component that is generated by the turbulence of the air rushing past the vocal chords. This component, aspiration noise, does not have harmonic content and can roughly be thought of as "breathiness."
Aspiration noise presents itself in a variety of ways, from a subtle bit of breathiness to a full-blown rasp. Of course, whether it's a problem or not depends on the amount of noise and the style of a performance. A whole lot of roughness that would work well for screaming punk or roots blues might well be a problem for mainstream pop or a smooth ballad (of course, it also might not). Up to now, there wasn't much you could do about it. Now, with ASPIRE Evo, there is.
THROAT Evo Physical Modeling Vocal Designer
THROAT Evo is a revolutionary new vocal tool that lets you process a vocal through a meticulously crafted physical model of the human vocal tract. THROAT Evo begins by neutralizing the effect of the original singer's vocal tract and then gives you the ability to specify the characteristics of the modeled vocal tract.
THROAT Evo's controls allow you to modify the voice's glottal waveform as well as globally stretch, shorten, widen, or constrict the modeled vocal tract. For even more detailed control, THROAT Evo's graphical Throat Shaping display allows you to individually adjust the position and width of five points in the vocal tract model, from the vocal chords, through the throat, mouth, and out to the lips. THROAT Evo's Breathiness controls let you add variable frequency noise to the model, resulting in a range of vocal effects from subtle breathiness, to raspiness, to a full whisper. Finally, THROAT Evo allows you to shift the pitch of the voice up or down an octave to create a wide range of alternative vocal characters.
While Antares THROAT Evo has been designed to allow subtle modifications to a voice's vocal quality, the range of the controls also allows the creation of vocal tract models well beyond the limits of physical human anatomy, offering the possibility of vocal characteristics that are simply unattainable by any other means.
DUO Evo Vocal Modeling Auto-Doubler
DUO Evo automatically generates a doubled vocal part from an existing vocal. In addition to allowing programmable variation in pitch, timing, and vibrato depth, for even more realism, DUO Evo also includes a simplified version of THROAT Evo's vocal modeling to provide timbral variation for the doubled part. DUO Evo's output section gives you independent control of the level and stereo position of the original and doubled voices.
CHOIR Evo Vocal Multiplier
Neither a harmonizer nor a conventional chorus effect, CHOIR Evo is a unique processor that actually turns a single voice into 4, 8, 16, or 32 distinct individual unison voices, each with its own pitch, timing, and vibrato variations. The voices can, if desired, be spread across the stereo spectrum. Assign an instance of CHOIR Evo to each of four voices singing four-part harmony and voil&aagrave;, instant choir.
PUNCH Evo Vocal Impact Enhancer
PUNCH Evo is a unique processor that, as its name implies, lets you quickly and easily give your vocal more dynamic impact, allowing it to cut through a dense mix with clarity and power. Combining advanced dynamic processing with an incredibly easy-to-use interface, PUNCH Evo gives professional results while letting you focus on your music.
SYBIL Evo Variable Frequency De-Esser
SYBIL Evo tames vocal sibilance with threshold, ratio, attack, and decay controls as well as a variable sidechain high-pass frequency to match any vocal performance.
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