IK Multimedia’s T-RackS 5 versatile mixing and mastering system offers four all-new processors for a total of 38 high-quality modules, including a redesigned interface in a flexible 16-processor series/parallel chain. Among the improvements, the Master Match module plug-in automatically matches the sonic fingerprint of up to three reference tracks; Dyna-Mu vari-mu compressor/limiter can impart an audible magic to glue the mix together; and the Equal digital equalizer is a 10-band, ultra-clear, parametric equalizer with an extremely transparent sound. T-RackS 5’s new ONE mastering processor is designed for streamlined and straightforward audio finalization and includes an EQ, compressor, analog harmonic exciter, low-end enhancer, and limiter. It is available in three working environments and four different version price points, from a free Custom Shop version to a complete version for just under $500.
Steinberg claims that Dorico is the only scoring software that musicians can compose and arrange freely into, providing the best automatic notation and engraving of any software. It is designed to intelligently adjust notation as you write and includes a 3,000-plus symbol music font. With nearly 1,500 sounds included, Dorico provides realistic playback. The latest update, Dorico 1.1, includes nearly 500 improvements, including piano pedaling with advanced techniques, unique intelligent note spelling for MIDI step input, comprehensive features for precise editing, and expanded import export features.