Nuendo 5 MediaBay
Nuendo 5's new features includes an ADR toolset, new sound design features such as the Clip Packages system, new plug-ins and a range of mixing, routing and automation enhancements. Supporting Mac OS 10.5 and 10.6, as well as Windows 7, Vista and XP, Nuendo 5 is now available and costs $2,340 MSRP.
The new ADR toolset engineered for audio post provides new capabilities for spotting, including advanced take and marker handling, EDL import, a new video engine and more. Clip Packages have been designed specifically for sound editors as a new way of organizing and handling audio as clusters of files across multiple tracks that can be archived, previewed and retrieved almost instantly using the upgraded Nuendo 5 MediaBay (pictured).
Enhanced mixing features in Nuendo 5 include further developments on the Nuendo automation system, as well as direct routing with multiple destinations. A new plug-in set with the next-generation Surround Panner and a surround bus Patch Editor are also new.
Numerous other additions in Nuendo 5 include a waveform display in the Nuendo mixer, improved compatibility with Pro Tools audio files and automated Batch Export functions.
Nuendo 5 also integrates with the company's Nuendo SyncStation synchronizer hardware, providing sample-accurate sync in almost any situation requiring rock-solid sync to almost any modern sync standard. Nuendo 5 also features complete support for a range of controller devices such as Euphonix, WK Audio and the Smart AV Tango.