BIAS Peak LE for Mac Publisher's description
from BIAS Inc
Fast, easy, powerful audio editing, processing and CD burning at an amazingly affordable price
Do you buy CDs or listen to the radio? Go to the movies or play video games? Ever surf the Web?
No doubt you've heard BIAS Peak at work - because when it comes to serious audio for the Mac, more Hollywood sound designers, music and radio producers, video editors, and other professionals depend on Peak than any other stereo editing application.
BIAS Peak LE will bring you many of Peak Pro's core features at an amazing price.
Easily edit and customize MP3 or AAC mixes for iTunes. Convert vinyl and cassettes to CD or iPod. Optimize audio for the Web. Record & Edit audio for Podcasting, presentations, interviews - even voice mail prompts. Enhance QuickTime and iMovie audio. Change duration without affecting pitch.
Create dance remixes with cross-fades. Design loops for GarageBand and others. Master mixes to Red Book CDs and more. Peak LE makes great-sounding audio easy and affordable.
Here are some key features of "BIAS Peak LE 6":
Record & edit with sample-accurate, professional results:
В· Record/Play 24-Bit/96kHz (HD).
В· Automatically cuts LP/cassette recordings into tracks.
В· Edit/record in sync with QuickTime & DV clips.
В· Easily arrange takes/tracks with playlist editor.
В· Capture internet/system audio with WireTap Pro (included).
Complete integration with your other media apps:
В· Ideal editing/mastering companion to GarageBand, Final Cut & others.
В· Send audio to iTunes from document or playlist.
В· Drag & drop import/export files.
Ensure pristine fidelity and apply creative effects:
В· Apply AU/VST effects/instruments.
В· Over 50 included effects: EQ, Reverb, Compression, Delay, Normalize, Reverse, Change Pitch/Duration, Voiceover Ducking, and more.
Deliver as CD, podcast, and more:
В· Burn 100% Red Book CDs with CD-TEXT, DJ Style cross-fades and more.
В· Fully integrated audio podcast publishing.
В· Save as AIFF, .WAV, MP2, MP3, QT, SDII, AAC, FLAC and more.
В· Ultra-fast integrated stereo/mono recording, editing, processing, mastering & delivery tool.
В· High Definition 24-bit/96 kHz audio recording/playback.
В· Uses built in Mac I/O & Core Audio compatible audio hardware.
В· CD burning - 100% Red Book compliant Audio CD burning from document or playlist (custom gaps, ISRC, CD-TEXT, PQ editing, DJ style cross-fades and more).
В· Playlist allows easy assembly of regions/tracks.
В· Podcasting - publish podcasts directly (.Mac/FTP).
В· QT Movie/DV Clip sync - record and edit audio to video.
В· Unlimited Undo/Redo with graphic edit history.
В· High quality real-time and offline sample rate conversion.
В· Play virtual instruments and capture to disk.
В· Auto-Define tracks - cuts vinyl LP, cassette, or other recordings into separate tracks.
В· Pencil tool sample editing - repair spikes and short clicks.
В· Sample accurate loop creation.
В· Trigger live playback of up to 10 documents using Mac keyboard number keys.
В· CD Import - import all or portions of CD tracks.
В· DSP toolset includes Voiceover Ducking, Change Pitch, Change Duration, Fade In/Out, Normalize, Gain Envelope, Reverse, Convert Sample Rate, Mix, Invert, Reverse Boomerang.
В· Read/Write region, loop & reference markers.
В· Read/Write MP2, MP3, AAC, AIFF,.WAVE, SDII, QT, JAM, FLAC and more.
В· Customize audio document size/color.
В· Peak LE 6 incorporates a host of cutting edge DSP technologies developed in-house at BIAS, including USRC (Ultimate Sample Rate Conversion - quality range is limited in Peak LE, for highest quality USRC, Peak Pro is recommended).
What's New in This Release:В· Podcasting fully-integrated audio podcast publishing, no additional software required
В· Voiceover Ducking DSP automatically lowers the music level during a voiceover
В· iTunes Integration send audio to iTunes directly from the playlist or document
В· Extra plug-in insert supports two simultaneous real-time AU/VST effects/instruments
В· Record Timer automates recording stop time
В· Record Notepad enters marker cues during recording
В· Metadata support read and write "tags" (artist, album, etc.) for major file types
В· Sleek new user interface includes global contrast control, magnetic windows, improved meters, hide windows, and more
System Requirements:В· G4, G5, or Intel-based Mac (>500MHz processor recommended).
В· Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution.
В· 256 MB RAM (512 MB or more recommended).
В· 330 MB available free disk space.
В· 18 ms hard drive (average seek time) or faster.
В· QuickTime 6.0 or later.
В· Support for third-party audio hardware may require compatible Core Audio drivers.
В· 14 days trial period.
В· Peak LE is save-disabled and is limited to recording up to 5 minutes of audio.
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