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soundBlade Mastering Software For The Mac

soundBlade is the professional digital audio mastering software benchmark. Proven with millions of commercial tracks for both CD and electronic music delivery such as iTunes, nothing sounds like soundBlade. In fact, it's like no other digital audio workstation (DAW). soundBlade's unique workflow is optimzed for the purpose of mastering, restoring and editing audio. soundBlade systems are used by the world's top mastering engineers everyday. They rely on soundBlade to produce fantastic masters. So should you.

In soundBlade, mixes have more depth, detail and a greater sense of presence than what you're used to hearing from any other DAW. That's because all soundBlade systems are based on the Sonic Studio Engine (SSE), our highly optimzed digital audio processing technology that eliminates barriers to great sound. And, that sonic improvement is embeded into your CDs, DDP or exported files.

We invite you to review the soundBlade application feature chart below and decide which is best for your studio's needs, then sign up for a 14-day trial version to test soundBlade out yourself.

soundBlade Product Comparison Chart

General Features

soundBlade HD
BEST
$1495.00

soundBlade HD
Mid-Line $695.00

soundBlade HD
Economy $295.00

All Access HD Subscription
$36/month+

All Access LE Subscription
$14/month+

Channel count 16 Play/8 Record 4 Play/4 Record 2 Play 16 Play/8 Record 2 Play
Sample Rate Support 384 kHz 192 kHz 192 kHz 384 kHz 192 kHz
Drag and drop/import, edit and assemble stereo music with increased soundstage and presence

Supports sample rates up to 192 kHz

Imports AIFF, WAV, BWF and most compressed file formats such as MP3 or FLAC and ALAC

Prepare files for electronic music delivery: export AIFF, WAV or Broadcast Wave files

Global 4 band Sonic EQ

SonicStudio Mastering Dithers

Real-time segment volume with -144db to +24 db range of control

DDP File Open and edit

Burn CDs and make DDP 2.0 deliverables with CDTEXT support

Support for most FireWire and many USB hardware interfaces

Includes securePlayer encrypted master client reference player

Replaces PMCD - See upgrade info below    

   
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Record/Edit/Plug-In Support

soundBlade HD
BEST $1495.00

soundBlade HD
Mid-Line $695.00

soundBlade HD
Economy $295.00

All Access HD Subscription
$36/month+

All Access LE Subscription
$14/month+

Record 2/4 tracks up to 192 kHz

 

 

Sonic's famous Source-to-destination editing model

 

 

Precision fade editing wth Edit Fade Mode (EFM)

 

 
8/16-track recording editing and delivery

   

 
384 kHz support

   

 
Precision Quicktime interlock

   

 
Support for multiple Projects and Edit Decisoin LIsts (EDL)

   

 
Plug-In Support: AU and VST

 

 
Flexible syncing capabilities

   

 
Includes $495.00 Sonic Studio Mastering EQ Audio Units Plug-in (VIDEO)

   

 
Includes $249.00 Sonic Studio Process Batch Sample Rate Converter (VIDEO)

   

 
Manual DeClick II + Production DeCrackle      

Broadband DeNoise Native

     

NoNOISE 3 AU/VST Plug-in      

 
           

 

soundBlade HD
BEST $1495.00

soundBlade HD
Mid-Line $695.00

soundBlade HD
Economy $295.00

All Access HD Subscription
$36/month+

All Access LE Subscription
$14/month+

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soundBlade LE

soundBlade SE

soundBlade HD

UPGRADE from LE 2.0 to soundBlade LE Version 2.2 (requires LE 2.0 License)


Upgrade from PMCD for $149
(requires PMCD License)

UPGRADE from SE 2.0 to soundBlade SE Version 2.2 (requires SE 2.0 License)

Upgrade from soundBlade v1 to SE 2.2 for $179 (requires legacy soundBlade License)

Upgrade from PreMaster CD to SE 2.2 for $359 (requires PMCD License)

Upgrade from soundBlade LE 2.2 for $379
(requires LE 2.2 License)

UPGRADE from HD 2.0 to soundBlade HD Version 2.2 $150 (requires HD 2.0 License)

Upgrade from soundBlade v1 for $429 (requires legacy soundBlade License)

Upgrade from soundBlade SE 2.2 for $695 (requires SE 2.2 License)

Upgrade from soundBlade LE 2.2 for $1,099(requires LE 2.2 License)

Upgrade from PreMaster CD for $929 (requires PMCD License)