The latest generation of Nuendo is here!
Nuendo 4 can handle any job you get and works the way you work for maximum productivity. Nuendo 4 offers completely re-engineered routing capabilities that allow for unrestricted routing between group channels regardless of their order, throughout the VST Mixer. Building on flexible, scaleable technologies, Nuendo 4 provides unprecedented power, flexibility and speed for recording, mixing, editing and sound design workflows. Plus, Nuendo is now Universal Binary as well as Vista-compatible. This just scratches the surface of what Nuendo 4 can do. Call your Sales Engineer for all the details!Steinberg Nuendo 4 at a Glance:
- Nuendo 4
- New Features
- New Automation System
- MediaBay Database Environment
- New Post Editing Features
- 38 all-New VST 3 Audio Effect Plug-ins
- Advanced Routing and Recording from Summing Objects
- Side Chaining and Drag & Drop for FX plug-ins
- Track Quick Controls
- Instrument Tracks
- MPEX 3 Audio Time-stretching And Pitch-shifting
- Ready for Intel-based Macintosh Computers, Windows Vista 64
Delivering a next-generation audio production environment for audio post, studio production and live recording, Nuendo 4 empowers audio professionals by elevating creativity and productivity to new heights. Technologically advanced yet extraordinarily intuitive and fully customizable, Nuendo 4 offers streamlined, precision tools that save time and boost creativity for audio professionals in today's media, recording and film industries. Nuendo 4 provides scaleable, cross-platform systems that integrate easily and fully with premiere components by industry-leading plug-in and hardware manufacturers. Steinberg technologies provide unprecedented power, flexibility and speed, accelerating recording, mixing, editing and sound design workflows to an unprecedented level.
Nuendo 4 offers a state-of-the-art automation system, which combines with new recording functionality and Track Preset management features to speed up audio production workflows. A next-generation VST3 effect plug-in suite, the innovative MediaBay database, new editing commands and the Track Quick Controls raise production efficiency and quality to new heights.
New Automation System
The completely redesigned Automation System in Nuendo 4 was engineered with the demands of today's mixing engineers in mind. The new dynamic automation is a perfect fusion of functionalities found in traditional mixing consoles and the innovative possibilities of a modern, feature rich and flexible DAW like Nuendo 4. The large, fully customizable automation panel provides access to all automation functionality and settings. These new Features and much more puts Nuendo on par with world-class automation systems. Additional unique features such as the Touch Collect Assistant and a stack of Punch Logs turn mixing with Nuendo into a comfortable and creative process. Reflecting the scalability inherent to Nuendo systems, the new Automation System offers outstanding automation tools.
MediaBay Database Environment
To keep up with the ever-growing number of sounds files included in sound effects libraries, sample databases, loop collections and preset libraries, Nuendo 4 is equipped with a powerful media file management system known as MediaBay. MediaBay offers full control over sample and FX libraries from within Nuendo, with lightning-fast browsing, searching and retrieving of media files, including audio and MIDI files, video data, project files as well as instrument and plug-in presets. The files can be organized in a folder structure and at the same time be outfitted with a variety of predefined or user definable attributes. Using any one or the combination of these two file management mechanisms will provide instant results for any search. The powerful search tools support even most complex tasks such as simultaneous searching in various attributes or extremely fast filtering of results. The latter is achieved by a very user-friendly category search system which includes an intuitive list of graphical filter elements. This way hundreds or even thousands of search results can be downsized with very few mouse clicks. MediaBay naturally includes a tag editor to apply existing attributes or create totally new ones and a Scope section features previewing options of selected material.
New Post Editing Features
To speed up the editing workflow, Nuendo 4 features a total of twenty new editing commands and tool modifiers. Included are often used standards like "Cut Head" "Cut Tail", daily helpers such as "Enlarge/Move Range to previous/next Event" and a long list of key modifiers which support aligning of events with other events or the cursor.
38 all-New VST 3 Audio Effect Plug-ins
Nuendo 4 includes 38 all-new surround-capable VST3 audio plug-ins that deliver a powerful set of next-generation processing tools of the very highest quality. Reworked and updated versions of plug-ins from previous Nuendo versions push the total number of plug-ins to over 60 right out of the box, often obviating the need for additional plug-ins.
Among the new plug-ins is a first-class 4-band parametric equalizer that is featured as standard on every audio channel. Specifically designed for post production, the new Post Filter is ideal for quickly finding and removing unwanted noise with standard low/high cut, an extremely narrow banded notch filter as well as a useful Preview facility.
Nuendo 4 also includes new VST3 dynamic tools including three compressors, an Expander and a Limiter, which, like all VST3 plug-ins, can be inserted on surround tracks and automatically adapt to provide full surround processing. A series of great sound design plug-ins allow creative shaping and crafting of sounds.
Advanced Routing and Recording from Summing Objects
Nuendo 4 introduces completely reengineered routing capabilities throughout the entire VST Mixer that allow unrestricted and free routing between group channels regardless of their order, and support sending signals from groups to FX returns and from FX returns into group channels. In addition, audio tracks can not only send signals into groups and FX returns by using the pre fader sends but now also patch signals post fader from the output tab to group channels and FX returns. Another major new feature is the ability to re-route signals of all summing objects such as buses, FX returns and groups directly into audio tracks, allowing instant re-recording of signals from summing objects onto audio tracks in real-time. To prevent feedback loops that can damage equipment and hearing, Nuendo 4 automatically detects which routing combinations would cause a feedback loop, and disables those combinations.
Side Chaining and Drag & Drop for FX plug-ins
The new side chaining ability of selected new VST 3 plug-ins included in Nuendo opens up new creative possibilities for Nuendo users. Signals received from the channel sends or track outputs and can be routed to any side chain-enabled plug-in and control predefined parameters in the plug-ins or used as a modulation source. This allows fast and easy setup for ducking effects, frequency-specific dynamic processing or controlling a modulation effect with another signal. Nuendo 4 insert FX plug-ins can be copied or swapped using drag & drop both as inserts on individual tracks and between tracks for fast, smooth effect handling.
Track Quick Controls
A new section has been added to the Track Inspector: Track Quick Controls. This set of eight user-definable real-time controllers can be assigned to any parameter available on the current track. Track Quick Controls are available for Audio, MIDI and Instrument Tracks. These parameters include any mixer parameter for audio and instrument tracks, insert plug-in parameters, VSTi parameters and MIDI controllers for MIDI and instrument tracks. Track Quick Controls are assigned individually for track and saved with the project, as well as in the new track presets. MIDI Learn functionality makes setting up Track Quick Controls with a remote controller extremely easy. Once assigned, remote control knobs or fader functions will follow the track selection.
Instrument Tracks combine MIDI Input and Audio Output into one single track and mixer channel, and are thus a huge time-saver for using virtual instruments in Nuendo 4. Setting up a track for a VSTi is now only two clicks away. Instrument Tracks are fully integrated with Nuendo's new SoundFrame Universal Sound Manager, use only a single channel in the VTS mixer and have the additional benefit of showing MIDI and plug-in automation in the same location.
MPEX 3 High-quality audio time-stretching and pitch-shifting
MPEX3 is the latest and highest-quality MPEX time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithm available. It offers improved overall sound quality, support for more sampling rates, better performance, and seven different modes to choose from. MPEX3 sounds fantastic and the new modes are optimized for specific audio material, which improves sound quality even further.
Ready for Intel-based Macintosh computers, Windows Vista 64
Not only does Steinberg continue to deliver a cross platform product in a single Nuendo package but Nuendo 4 is also ready to run on the latest operating systems by both Microsoft and Apple. While Windows XP and the Apple PPC platform continue to be supported, Nuendo 4 also runs on latest Intel-based Macintosh computers and on Windows Vista. The latter, of course, not only in 32 Bit mode, but also as a real 64 Bit compilation allowing the user to scale projects to an unknown maximum and address up to 128 GB of RAM in a single computer. If plug-ins need to be used which are not available for these new platforms, the included VST Plug-In Bridge for Intel-based Macintosh and Vista 64 will start them in a separate process, thus allowing these plug-ins to run side by side with the native ones.
- State-of-the-art digital audio production environment
- Crystal-clear 32-bit audio engine with full surround throughout
- Faster, more efficient workflow with dedicated tools, options and features
- Complete set of next-generation VST3 surround effect plug-ins
- Utilizes best available audio and computer hardware and plug-ins
- Advanced new automation system for full control
- Powerful Control Room integrates into any monitoring setup
- Innovative Network Collaboration for multi-seat projects via LAN or WAN
- Full project exchange with other leading audio and video editing systems
- Cross platform for latest Windows and Macintosh operating systems
- VST Plug-in Bridge
- Updated WK-Audio ID Support
- Use Mouse Wheel for Event Volume and Fades
- Fade Handles always-on-top option
- Advanced QuickTime 7 Support
- Separate Goto Timecode command window
- Apple Remote support
- Direct X ASIO 64 Bit
- MP3 Surround
- New Trim Tool
- Load Projects inactive
- Arranger Track: new performance functions
- Global Track Transpose
- New File Type: MIDI Loop