Audio Design Desk 1.9 makes sound design for video and streaming a cinch | News

LOS ANGELES, January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Audio design office, the award-winning creative tool that revolutionized the way artists create audio for video, just announced the arrival of Audio Design Desktop 1.9, winner of the CES Innovation Awards 2022. CES debuts this week in Las Vegas, ADD 1.9 is compatible with a full range of professional audio and video tools and introduces automatic composition, MIDI triggers, instant variations and a dozen other exciting new features for audio and video professionals and creatives. the video. Audio Design Desk also launches a powerful integration with Stream Deck, which produces audio for video or live streams with simple keystrokes on the popular controller. Audio Design Desk introduces the very first lite version of its software along with ADD Tags, a powerful metadata tagging application that uses award-winning ADD AI to streamline the tagging process for audio artists.

“The past year has been a whirlwind of progress, improvements and accolades for Audio Design Desk. The latest version is going to be very important for videographers and streamers in particular, and there is so much more to come, ”says Gabriel Cowan, CEO of Audio Design Desk. “We’ve seen so many people have that ‘Aha’ moment when they first see Audio Design Desk, and we’re expecting a lot more at CES this year! Audio Design Desk is a whole new way to create with audio, combining a huge library of royalty-free sounds and music with a digital audio sampler and workstation, becoming an all-in-one tool that empowers creative people to stay in the flow. With version 1.9, ADD works seamlessly with virtually all audio and video editing tools from Premiere to Final Cut Pro, from Pro Tools to Logic. “

In addition to being named the laureate of the CES Innovation Awards 2022, Audio Design Desk recently won Fast Company’s Next Big Things in Tech award and is nominated for the NAMM TEC 2022 award, one of the world’s most prestigious honors. audio industry. Sound design software replaces the old and frustrating process of finding, placing, editing and mixing sound into an experience of discovery. Like Mike Levine of Mix Online says, “… if you’re doing anything that involves sound for image, whether it’s your own YouTube videos or professional post-production, once you start using ADD, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. him.”

What’s new in Audio Design Desk 1.9

Auto Composition: Audio Design Desk can now create an audio pass as you drag your video into the timeline. Markers from Final Cut Pro®, Adobe Premiere®, Avid®, and even transfer seamlessly to ADD and can be converted to audio instantly. See Automatic dialing in action.

Variations: Today, Audio Design Desk can automatically create any number of variations of combined sounds. A beat can become 100 (or more) with the click of a button. Combine footsteps with fabric movements or impacts and the sounds of debris to create an explosion and allow Variations to offer endless alternatives in an instant. See Variations in action.

MIDI Triggers: Play sounds and control functions in Audio Design Desk through your MIDI keyboard for a whole new creative experience. Thanks to the power of AI, randomization and replacement, now controllable via MIDI, Audio Design Desk has become a new kind of instrument that inspires new ideas. See MIDI triggers in action.

Smart Import: Users of popular sound libraries like Splice, LoopCloud, Pro Sound Effects, Boom Library, and others can use Audio Design Desk or ADD Tags to automatically determine the right metadata and add it to sounds. ADD’s award-winning AI logic has improved even further, because as users make adjustments, it learns from them; the more you use it, the better.

DAW Integrations: Today, Audio Design Desk 1.9 integrates with Pro Tools, Logic, Live, Cubase, Digital Performer, Nuendo, and Reaper, functioning as a giant plug-in within these industry standard tools. See DAW integrations in action.

Spot Mode: Cueing sessions are already a snap in Audio Design Desk. But for users who don’t want to quit their editing applications, ADD’s over 40,000 sounds and cues can now be dragged into Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid, Screenflow, and any other audio or video editing application. . See Spot mode in action.

Stream Deck Integration: Why memorize keyboard commands when you can tap recognizable icons? Find, place, loop, create, mix… all from a powerful new integration with Stream Deck, by far the streaming industry’s favorite trigger device. Watch the Stream the platform video.

Stacks: The new Stacks feature offers a non-destructive way to stack any number of sounds into a single region which can be unstacked and changed at any time. This opens up exciting ways for users to create and share combinations of sounds that can be opened, edited, and closed, taking sound discovery to a whole new level. See Batteries in action.

Audio Design Desk Lite: the gateway to incredible sound design

Today, ADD is launching Audio Design Desk Lite for aspiring filmmakers, audio artists, and sound designers. AT $ 8.99 a month (or $ 89.99 annually), the Lite plan gives users access to over 40,000 Audio Design Desk sounds, loops and cues, as well as an all-new lite version of ADD that still has its sync tools and award-winning replacement.

Presentation of ADD tags

Audio Design Desk also announced ADD Tags, a powerful standalone metadata tagging application that simplifies the process of tagging sounds with metadata, preparing them for distribution. ADD Tags can automatically generate metadata, add effects, create items from stems, convert files to a single delivery format, and export them to organized folders ready for distribution.

“With Audio Design Desk, we focused on inspiration, creativity and speed, but none of this would be possible without the power of metadata,” says Cowan. “With ADD Tags, we’re giving audio artists and musicians a tool that will help them organize and monetize their work. Our goal is to make the tagging and distribution of metadata easy and accessible to everyone. “

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About the audio design office

Audio Design Desk is a next-generation digital audio workstation merged with a huge library of royalty-free sounds built into an AI called Sonic Intelligence. Used on shows for Netflix, HBOMax, Hulu and more, the platform understands the relationships between sounds, so producing and editing music, sound effects or sound design is 10 times faster than any other. software.

Since its beginnings in May 2020, Audio Design Desk has received an impressive number of accolades in the pro audio and tech worlds, including a list of Mix Magazine’s 20 Best Products of the Year, a Macworld Editors’ Choice Award, a Timmy Award for Best Start- technological up in Los Angeles, recognition as an SXSW 2020 Innovator and Best in Show at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention. Testimonials include Oscar nominated documentary maker Matthieu cooke, who says, “This tool gives people like me so much power that it almost shouldn’t exist!” Jamie hardt, sound editor on “Spider-Man,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Insidious” and “It” adds, “This is the tool I’ve been looking for my entire career. It makes the pain and the drudgery of the sound editing disappear. “

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