Multi-channel audio made easier

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The latest features from Minnetonka Audio’s digital audio software are on display at the company’s IBC stand. This includes updates for AudioTools Server and SurCode Dolby Digital Plus for Avid.

Under Version 4.1 of AudioTools Server, users will have an optional LicenseServer that allows floating licences to be shared between different machines at different locations. A Bring Your Own License (BYOL) licence allows deployment in a private or public cloud. Child workflows,

APTO advanced Loudness Adaptation and Linear Acoustic UPMAX upmixing round out the new features of this release.

SurCode for Dolby Digital Plus Encoder and Decoder brings Dolby Digital Plus to the Avid platform. It allows users to create Dolby Digital Plus E-AC-3 files from multichannel WAV or AIFF sources. When working with legacy content, SurCode for Dolby Digital Plus also provides encoding and decoding of Dolby Digital AC-3 files.

Also on the stand is the SurCode Dolby E Encoder and Decode plug-in to Adobe Premiere Pro CC, which allows files to be encoded and decoded directly within the Adobe NLE.