Steinberg North America Announces WaveLab 7 for Mac OS X and Windows is Now Shipping

10/1/2010 [Music Production Tools ]

Next generation mastering suite debuts for Mac OS X with new GUI concept, VST3 restoration plug-in set, new CD and DVD-A burning engine and more

Buena Park, Calif. – Steinberg is proud to announce a forthcoming major update to its industry-standard Audio Editing and Mastering Suite. WaveLab 7 represents a new benchmark for audio editing and mastering for Mac, while adding new capabilities to its previous Windows incarnation. Among the new features is a unique GUI concept that allows fast and fluid handling of audio material across multiple windows, montages and podcasts with an intelligent docking and scaling system as well as new VST3 plug-ins and restoration tools, a new CD and DVD-A burning engine and much more. WaveLab 7 is available from authorized Steinberg resellers.

"This is a landmark release for WaveLab and for the Mac audio community," comments Timo Wildenhain, Steinberg's Product Marketing Manager for WaveLab. "WaveLab 7 means that Steinberg now offers an end-to-end production solution on Mac OS X that offers industry-standard tools all the way from music creation, production and mixing right through to the final master. WaveLab 7 has been completely reengineered from the ground up to offer complete compatibility for Windows and OS X, extending Steinberg's commitment to cross-platform support to the audio editing and mastering arenas in which WaveLab has become an industry standard on the PC," Wildenhain continues.

The new WaveLab 7 user interface handles audio material faster and more intuitively, speeding up workflows in audio editing and mastering with an ultra-fluid, intelligent and completely customizable window and toolbar management system. WaveLab 7 also includes a restoration tool package provided by leading plug-in manufacturer Sonnox and encompassing specialized DeNoiser, DeBuzzer and DeClicker plug-ins, while a range of additional VST3 plug-ins includes a range of tools previously available in Steinberg's music and audio production applications including the Nuendo Post Filter plug-in, further expanding the functional depth of the onboard audio toolset. A completely new CD and DVD-A burning engine rounds off the functional additions to WaveLab 7.

More Information For WaveLab 7 graphics, please visit our press server: www.steinberg.net/pressdownloads, North American Press Contact, Marc Ferris Giles Communications; e-mail:mferris@giles.com; call 914-798-7121.

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