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PreSonus Studio One 4 Professional Audio Production Software - Pro Upgrade from Artist 4 for Quantum Owner PreSonus Studio One 4 Professional Audio Production Software - Pro Upgrade from Artist 4 for Quantum Owner
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Product description

Which DAW is Right for You? Read More btuvxuuxzsbatzabddwwwfwqvx PreSonus Studio One 4 Professional offers an integrated approach to recording music, from tracking, to mixing, to mastering and distribution. Featuring a flow oriented, drag-and-drop interface, the software is built for intuitive use, speed, and efficiency. The software includes the fully-licensed and integrated Melodyne Essentials pitch correction plug-in, Red Book CD burning, and video playback and sync.

This latest version provides some substantial updates including chord tracks, ARA 2.0 support, updated pattern and drum editors, and updates to PreSonus's virtual instruments; Impact XT, Sample One XT, and Presence XT. Chord tracks feature harmonic editing, which makes it easier to prototype a song, allowing for flexibility in transposing, key modulation, and chord substitution. Audio Random Access (ARA) was developed in conjunction with Celemony for seamless integration with Melodyne Essential. The latest ARA 2.0 gives Melodyne and 3rd party plug-in developers access to the chord track and key signature used in harmonic editing.

The drum and pattern editors update the traditional step sequencing method by placing patterns inside of tracks. No longer will you have to open a sequencer within a sequencer as all pattern data lives inside tracks on your arrangement page, allowing for fast and effective editing with the same ease as standard MIDI and audio tracks. What's more is that there are several per-step options including velocity editing, 10 levels of repeat for stutter effects, a probability algorithm that adds variety by selectively dropping out notes, and even per-step automation for all automatable parameters.

Studio One 4 is robust enough for the most complex productions, delivering full audio and MIDI recording and editing capabilities with 41 native effects plug-ins, 5 virtual instruments, and over 30GB of bundled content. There are no limits on track count, plug-in instantiations, or editing features. Studio One Professional 4 is compatible with any ASIO, Windows Audio, or Core Audio compliant audio interface, including the entire line of PreSonus interfaces. Note: This item is for owners of Quantum and registered users of Studio One Artist 4 who wish to upgrade to Studio One 4 Professional.
    What's New
    • Arrangement / Editing
      • Chord track
      • Real-time chord reharmonization of audio and instrument tracks
      • Intuitive chord selector
      • Automatic chord detection
      • Real-time chord input from MIDI device
      • Song key signature with detection
      • Chord transpose
      • ARA 2.0 support
      • Expanded Send to Notion option for lead sheet creation
      • Ripple edit mode
      • Relative bar offset for songs
      • Remove gaps for events
    • Music Editor
      • Drum editor
      • Drum and melodic patterns and variations
      • Patterns saved in musicloop
      • Automatic mapping (Impact XT)
      • Alternate note coloring schemes
      • Sync option for editors
      • Select notes… options
      • Improved note event options (humanize, length, velocity, delete notes)
      • Multiple macro toolbars (page selection)
      • Improved multi-editing
      • Preserve and restore zoom states
    • Import / Export
      • AAF import / export (supports Pro Tools, Logic, Nuendo, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, and others)
      • Import song data
    • User Interface
      • Alternative light color scheme
      • Additional appearance presets
      • Updated mix console design
      • Track/channel notepads
    • Content
      • New sound set Impact XT Kits and Sounds (1.8GB)
    • Other
      • External plug-in scanner (VST2, VST3)
      • MP3 encoding in all versions
    Updated Instruments
    • Impact XT
      • Updated graphics
      • 8 pad banks
      • 32 outputs (16 stereo, 16 mono)
      • Color option for pads
      • New 24 dB zero-delay feedback filter
      • Filter drive and punch controls
      • Filter soft (clipping) mode
      • Pad and individual sample editing
      • New stack mode for layering samples on a pad
      • Real-time time-stretching (follow song tempo)
      • Trigger quantization
      • Sample choke with 32 choke groups
      • Reverse sample playback
      • Sample level normalization
      • Increased pitch envelope range (±48 semitones or 8 octaves)
      • Improved sample navigation
      • Pad Follow mode for remote navigation
      • Drag-and-drop pad swapping
      • Drag-and-drop multiple samples at once
      • Optional auto-slicing on sample import (shift)
      • Send to new Impact shortcut in audio context menu
      • Drag-and-drop sample import from Sample One XT and Presence XT
      • Import and export of multisample files and .soundx containers
      • Eight user-selectable color themes
    • Sample One XT
      • Updated graphics
      • Record page with live sampling
      • Samples from any hardware input, send, output, other instrument
      • Auto-slicing mode creates new samples automatically with adjustable gate
      • Global and individual (sample) edit modes
      • FX section: modulation, delay, reverb, gate, EQ, distortion, pan
      • Expandable keyboard
      • Real-time time-stretching (follow song tempo)
      • Sample snap to zero crossing
      • Sample crossfade
      • Waveform slicing option
      • Sample trim option
      • Sample sustain, release, and ping-pong loop modes
      • Graphical envelopes with adjustable attack, decay, release curve shapes
      • Increased pitch envelope range (±48 semitones or 8 octaves)
      • Alternative trigger modes: normal, one-shot, toggle
      • Visual play cursor in waveform view
      • Sample reverse playback
      • Sample level normalization
      • New 24 dB zero-delay feedback filter
      • Filter drive and punch controls
      • Filter soft (clipping) mode
      • LFO random (sample+hold) mode
      • Master volume control
      • Adjustable voice limit
      • Import and export of multisample files and .soundx containers
      • Drag-and-drop export to Impact XT
      • Eight user-selectable color themes
    • Presence XT Editor
      • Sample snap to zero crossing
      • Reverse playback option
      • 1000 choke groups
    Main Features
    • Single-window work environment
    • Drag-and-drop functionality
    • Unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
    • Native 64-bit resolution and support for up to 384 kHz audio
    • Integrated Melodyne pitch correction
    • Single and multitrack comping
    • Folder tracks with grouping and busing
    • Track List with presets and mixing Console link
    • Transient detection and editing
    • Drag-and-drop groove extraction
    • Multitrack MIDI editing
    • Track Transform (freezing capability)
    • Event-based effects
    • Automatic delay compensation
    • Advanced automation
    • Audio processing 64-bit / 32-bit
    • Easy-to-use sidechain routing
    • 36 native audio effects (64-bit) and 5 virtual instruments
    • Intuitive MIDI-mapping system
    • Real-time audio time-stretching and re-sampling
    • Control Link MIDI-mapping system
    • Wireless transfer of audio from Capture for iPad
    • Import Notion stems with instrument names, mix, and tempo info preserved
    • Compatible with any ASIO, Windows Audio, or Core Audio compliant audio interface
    • Works with key commands from Pro Tools, Cubase, and Logic, or create custom key commands
    • Integrated mastering suite with automatic mix updating, Red Book CD burning, and digital release
    • Over 4000 included audio and music loops
    • Score video and edit audio for film with video track
    • QuickTime video playback and sync
    • Integrated SoundCloud dashboard for sharing music online
    • MP3 import and export
    • Audio Units, VST2, VST3, and ReWire support
    • Arranger Track with Scratch Pads to quickly build and rearrange songs and experiment on alternate ideas
    • Build custom sounds with Multi Instrument and Extended FX Chains
    • Presence XT sampler with 15+ GB sound library and EXS, Kontakt, and Giga support
    • Mai Tai polyphonic, analog modeling synth with character morphing, modulation matrix, and zero-delay feedback filters
    • Note FX (Arpeggiator, Chorder, Repeater, Input Filter) to assist composition and add dynamism to virtual instrument tracks
    • Updated content browser with drag-and-drop functionality and keyword based musical search; find, preview, and drag-and-drop tempo-matched backing loops, samples, effects, instruments, presets, and more
    • Integrated online PreSonus Shop provides easy in-app access to more professionally produced content
    • User-definable Track/Mixer sync and resizable, color-coded faders
    • User-definable smart tools
    • Macro controls make complex instrument or FX combinations easy to use
    • Studio One Remote for iPad
    • Automation curves
    • Native Fat Channel plug-in from StudioLive AI mixers includes low-pass filter, gate, compressor, parametric EQ, and limiter
    • Updated AudioBend real-time time stretching and pitch shifting with Elastique Pro 3.0
    • Customizable, high-dpi UI with multitouch support for Windows and Mac
    Effects Plug-Ins
    • Ampire XT - amplifier-modeling
    • Analog Delay - tape-delay emulation
    • Arpeggiator - Note FX MIDI arpeggiator with pattern sequencer
    • Auto Filter - envelope filter
    • Beat Delay - tempo-synchronized delay
    • Binaural Pan - stereo panning effect
    • Bitcrusher - lo-fi / down-sampling processor
    • Channel Strip - dynamics processing and equalizer
    • Chorder - Note FX MIDI chord processor
    • Chorus - mono/stereo chorus
    • Compressor - mono/stereo variable compressor
    • Console Shaper - mix engine FX analog console emulation
    • Dual Pan - independent stereo panner
    • Expander - mono/stereo expander
    • Fat Channel XT - native version of Studiolive fat channel
    • Flanger - mono/stereo flanger
    • Gate - noise gate with MIDI trigger
    • Groove Delay - multitap and tempo-synchronized delay
    • Input Filter - Note FX MIDI filter for velocity and key range
    • IR Maker - impulse response creation tool
    • Level Meter - sizable peak/RMS meter
    • Limiter - mono/stereo limiter
    • Mixtool - phase and ms utility
    • MixVerb - mono/stereo reverb
    • Multiband Dynamics - mono/stereo multiband compressor/expander
    • OpenAIR - convolution reverb
    • Phaser - multistage all-pass filter phaser
    • Phase Meter - phase-correlation analysis
    • Pipeline - hardware insert (use external hardware processor, with scope and delay compensation)
    • Pro EQ - 7-band parametric EQ
    • RedLightDist - distortion processor
    • Repeater - note FX delay with transpose
    • Room Reverb - mono/stereo room reverb
    • Rotor - rotary speaker emulator
    • Scope - full-featured oscilloscope with sidechain input
    • Spectrum Meter - frequency analyzer
    • Tone Generator - multi-waveform signal generator
    • Transformer - note FX transformer for pitch and controller data
    • Tricomp - 3-band compressor
    • Tuner - chromatic instrument tuner
    • X-Trem - mono/stereo tremolo
    Virtual Instruments
    • Mojito - monophonic subtractive synthesizer
    • Mai Tai - polyphonic virtual analog synthesizer
    • Impact XT - multichannel drum sampler
    • Sample One XT - drag-and-drop integrated live sampler
    • Presence XT - sample playback instrument
    • Support for third-party sampler format (EXS, Giga, Kontakt)
    Bundled Content
    • Melodyne Essential
    • Prime Selection Loops and Sounds
    • Presence XT Core Library - 15GB
    • Impact XT Core Library
    • Acoustic Drum Kits and Loops
    • Producer Loops and Kits (Big Fish Audio, Sample Magic, MVP Loops)
    • Electronic Audioloops
    • Electronic Kits and Musicloops
    • Studio One FX
    • Studio One Impulse Responses
    • Studio One Instruments Vol 1
    • Studio One Musicloops 1+2
    • Studio One Expansion
    • Uberschall Impact Drums
    • Vengeance Sound
    • Voodoo One Synth Soundset
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PreSonus Studio One 4 Specs

Version Educational, Upgrade
Supported Operating Systems Windows 7 SP1
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
macOS X 10.11 or Later
Memory Requirement Windows, Mac:
4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Storage Requirement Windows, Mac:
40 GB
CPU Requirement Mac:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster
Intel Core Duo and Faster or
AMD Athlon X2 and Faster
Display Resolution Requirement 1366 x 768
Internet Connection Required Yes


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Subject: studio one 4 pro, windows 7
Date: 07.12.2021 03:00:34Name: Graham Harrity
Hi, my listening tool doesn't seem to be working properly, when I go to a section of my audio recording to listen using the listening tool, it keeps jumping back to the start. I maybe wrong It seems it happened after I was looping a section and there a green triangle which keeps showing in the numbered area and I cant seem get rid of it. Appreciate any help on this

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