Version 2.1 of Sample Manager Adds Tiger Support

Audiofile Engineering has announced version 2.1 of Sample Manager, their batch audio processor, adding full support for Mac OS X 10.4 ("Tiger").

Sample Manager, the only batch audio processor to implement AppleScript, now fully supports Automator with 28 actions. The company has also added a Spotlight-based file-search feature. Other new features include support for mu-law files and "Play" and "Stop" AppleScript commands.

Sample Manager features include:

  • Full support of AIFF, WAVE, Sound Designer, ACID, Apple Loop and Law audio files
  • Partial support for Recycle (REX, RX2 and RCY) files
  • Supports any sample rate or bit depth
  • Supports any number of channels
  • Supports interleaved and split channel files
  • Files are sortable by any parameter
  • Detailed waveform view of the selected sample as full wave, rectified or averaged
  • Detailed file and audio info
  • Detailed batch editing of MIDI, beat-related, or "metadata" info
  • Batch processes include Change Gain, Fade, Trim, Reverse, Convert, Split, Mix, Join and many others
  • Extract parts of audio files by thresholds, slices or regions
  • DSP processes support all formats, bit depths and sample rates with auto-dithering
  • Process audio through multiple Audio Units
  • Auto-saving of files in-place, with additional options for file saving
  • Highly advanced and detailed Loop Editor
  • Unlimited undo
  • AppleScript support
  • built-in Automator actions
  • Multiple "browser" windows, saveable as documents
  • Spotlight-based file searches
  • Export to MP3 format
  • Offline waveform cache
  • Optimized for G4 and G5 with AltiVec
  • MIDI and varispeed playback of the selected audio file

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