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ADOBE Audition 3
Professional audio
recording, mixing, editing,
and mastering
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Adobe Audition 3 software is the all-in-one solution for
creating music, recording and mixing project soundtracks,
producing a radio spot, cleaning up production audio for a
movie or editing sound for a business presentation.
Introduction
Top ten new features
•VSTi virtual instrument support
(Page 2)
•Enhanced spectral editing (Page 2)
•Improved multitrack editing (Page 3)
•New effects such as Convolution
Reverb (Page 3)
•Radius time stretching from iZotope
(Page 3)
•Guitar Suite effects (Page 3)
•Top/Tail view (Page 4)
•Noise reduction and phase
correction tools (Page 4)
•Superior performance (Page 4)
•Waveform editing tools (Page 5)
Meet your personal recording studio: Record, mix, edit, and master audio faster and with
more control than ever with Adobe Audition 3. Create music, record and mix a project,
produce a radio spot, clean up production audio for a movie, or design sound for video
games. The flexible, powerful tools in Adobe Audition 3 are just what you need to get the job
done. Improved multitrack editing, new effects, enhanced noise reduction and phase
correction tools, and now VSTi virtual instrument support are just a few of the new features
in Adobe Audition 3 that give you outstanding power, control, productivity, and flexibility
for all of your audio projects.
Adobe Audition 3 software is a comprehensive digital audio production solution eliminating
the need to patch together multiple programs to get all the tools you require. Whether you
are a musician, recording engineer, radio broadcaster, video producer or editor, Adobe
Audition 3 provides the tools you need to sound your best.
With Adobe Audition 3 you can:
Record and mix. Mix your files together faster and more easily than ever with improved
multitrack editing. Save time and increase accuracy by editing grouped clips together,
including trims and fades. Modify files quickly with new automatic cross-fade and clickand-drag fade handles. Mix down your entire session, only selected clips in your session, or
selected clips in a specified range into a new file for use as a single track in a multitrack mix.
Record your next hit with Adobe Audition 3, the complete solution for recording and
mixing high quality audio.
Create and arrange. Open the door to creative sound production like never before. VSTi
virtual instrument support greatly expands sonic choice and a piano roll editor provides
ultimate control over your custom sounds. Add new effects such as Convolution Reverb,
Analog Delay, and Guitar Suite for realistic guitar effects to a bus, a track, or to the master
channel. Fit clip timing without pitch changes or adjust pitch without tempo changes with
the Radius time stretch engine from iZotope. Open a video in Surround Encoder and
Adobe Audition 3 What’s New keyframe the surround sound of your multitrack mix to the video, then export the results
as an interleaved file for use in Adobe Premiere® Pro. With Adobe Audition 3, the tools to
build your next masterpiece are at your fingertips.
Open MIDI files or record audio
directly—in real time—from external
keyboards and controllers into the
dockable Sequencer panel.
Edit and master. Powerful editing and mastering tools in Adobe Audition 3 allow you to
fine-tune and polish audio with utmost precision. Zoom into specific areas using Top/Tail
views to quickly edit the beginning or ending of your audio file. Remove or edit specific
sounds or certain frequencies easily with new audio healing and selection tools, or use
Adaptive Noise Reduction to remove unwanted noise that changes over time. Sweeten your
sound with the Mastering effect, and then ensure your audio is in phase with flexible phase
correction tools. Make your audio shine with the full set of editing, restoration, and
mastering tools found in Adobe Audition 3.
Top new features of Adobe Audition 3
The following features of Adobe Audition 3 now take audio from inspiration to finished
product with a new level of creative power.
VSTi virtual instrument support
Enjoy support for a wider range of virtual instruments that you can add to your production
with VSTi virtual instruments. Simply add a MIDI host track to your mix, choose an
instrument, then record new audio in the Sequencer.
Edit note, velocity, and controller values easily in the piano roll editor. Control and read
from attached devices including external synthesizers, keyboards, lighting controls, or
other MIDI-based device.
Enhanced spectral editing
Frequency space editing has become more flexible with the new Effects Paintbrush and Spot
Healing Brush. Make a free-form selection in frequency space with the Effects Paintbrush
and apply effects in varying degrees to that selection. Smooth over a selected region to
automatically repair clicks, pops, and other noises using the Spot Healing Brush.
New selection tools take
editing your audio in
frequency space to new
levels. Use the Marquee
Selection Tool in the
Spectral Phase and
Spectral Pan displays to
zero into a specific area.
Edit just the highlighted
area or edit everything
outside the area. The
possibilities are endless.
In the Spectral Pan display, adjust the colors to visually clarify the characteristics
of your sound. Use the Marquee Selection tool to select a specific area for
playback or editing. You can even play back everything but that selection.
The innovative Spectral
Bitmap import/export
option gives you the
power to edit your audio
in Adobe Photoshop®
software. Photoshop
selection tools provide
unprecedented control
over changing minute
details and optimizing of
your audio file.
Adobe Audition 3 What’s New Improved multitrack editing
With Adobe Audition 3 multitrack file input and management is simple and intuitive.
Increase accuracy by editing clips that are grouped together. Trim and delete, split clips and
add fades across multiple tracks simply by grouping clips. Quickly mix files together by
dragging clips and controlling automatic crossfades with on-clip handles. Mix down
multitrack files into a single file for use as a new single track.
Save time by batch saving all audio files—apply specific file formats, locations, filename
templates, and more to all files at once.
Mix an unlimited number of
tracks and use visual tools in
Multitrack view to cross-fade
clips and adjust automation
lane points just by clicking
and dragging.
New effects such as Convolution Reverb
Now shipping with new effects such as Convolution Reverb, Analog Delay, Mastering tool,
and Tube-modeled Compressor along with more than 50 audio effects including echo,
flange, and graphic as well as parametric EQ. Create new possibilities using one of the new
effects or stack multiple effects for a whole different sound.
Radius time stretching from iZotope
Have a great audio piece that you want to speed up or slow down? Need to make sure the
pitch remains consistent even through changes in speed? You can now accurately change
tempo without changing pitch, or pitch without tempo distortion using the high-quality
time-stretch algorithm from industry-leader iZotope .
Adobe Audition 3 What’s New Guitar Suite effects
Tailor your sound with analog-modeled guitar effects that can be used with guitars or other
instruments. Components such as Simple Compressor, Adjustment Filter module,
Distortion module, and Box Modeling module are built into Guitar Suite to give you
ultimate creative control over shaping your sound. Apply one effect or stack many together
to make your sound unique.
Top/Tail view
Need a quick and easy way to tweak the start and end of a loop or other audio file? The new
Top/Tail view allows you to zoom into the beginning and the end of a file so you can quickly
add precise fades while keeping the whole file in view.
Zoom into the beginning and end of
your file. Adjust volume or add short
fades and gains easily with on-clip
controls while viewing the entire piece.
Noise reduction and phase correction tools
Reducing unwanted noise is easier than ever. Have a sound that evolves throughout your
audio piece? The new Adaptive Noise Reduction tool intelligently removes noise that
changes over time.
Use the Automatic Phase Correction tool to automatically calculate and apply the optimal
delay for aligning the channels of a stereo waveform. To further correct phase issues, use the
Graphic Panner to correct frequency-dependent phase differences between channels.
Adobe Audition 3 What’s New System requirements
Windows®
• Intel® Pentium® 4 (1.4 GHz processor for
DV, 3.4 GHz processor for HDV); Intel
Centrino®; Intel Xeon® (dual Xeon 2.8
GHz processors for HD); Intel Core™ Duo
or compatible processor (SSE2- enabled
processor required for AMD systems)
• Microsoft® Windows® XP Home or
Professional with Service Pack 2;
Windows Vista™ Home Premium,
Business, Enterprise, Ultimate (certified
support for 32-bit editions only)
Superior performance
Experience superior performance due to underlying code enhancements that take
advantage of new, multi-core processors. Audition’s optimized mixing engine supports
processing more tracks and effects on the same machine. You can now work with a greater
variety of options and increase the complexity of your mixes—all delivered at faster speed.
Waveform editing tools
Add fades easily with click-and-drag handles while visual feedback keeps you informed at
every step. Have a voiceover that is too loud or too quiet? Select a portion of your audio clip
and use the familiar knob to adjust the volume, watching the waveform change.
• 512 MB (1 GB of RAM for DV playback, 2
GB of RAM for HDV and HD playback)
• 10 GB of available hard disk space (when
used with Loopology DVD)
• DVD drive required for installation
• 1280 x 900 monitor resolution with 32 bit
video card and 16 MB or more of VRAM
• Microsoft DirectX or ASIO-compatible
sound card
• QuickTime 7.0 required to use QuickTime
features
• Internet or phone connection required
for product activation
Select a portion of your waveform and use the
Volume knob to change the level of just that area.
Expected Ship Date
Fourth Quarter 2007
For more information
For more details about
Adobe Audition 3, visit
www.adobe.com/Audition.
Availability and pricing
In the United States and Canada, Adobe Audition 3 is expected to ship in the fourth quarter
of 2007. Adobe Audition 3 will be available for an estimated street price of US$349, directly
from Adobe or through Adobe Authorized Resellers.
Licensed owners of Adobe Audition 1.x or 2.x; Adobe Production Studio Premium or
Standard can upgrade to Adobe Audition 3 for US$99. To order directly from Adobe in
North America, visit the Adobe Store at www.adobe.com or call 1-800-833-6687. Estimated
street price does not include taxes, shipping, or other related expenses.
Information on pricing and support policies outside of North America and for Education
customers will be available separately. To find pricing, purchase, and contact information,
go to: http://www.adobe.com/international.
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