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    CS6 Production Premium revealed.  Audition CS6 Details.

    _durin_ Adobe Employee

      Good news, everyone!


      I'm very excited to share the news that Production Premium CS6 will be revealed at NAB next week, but even better, I get to share details about Audition CS6 with everyone right away.  More detailed information about some of the new features will be released on the Audition Inside Sound blog this week, but I'l be happy to discuss specifics about the new features on this message thread.


      Here's a quick list of the new features and functionality:


      Audition CS6 Highlights:

      • Real-time and rendered clip stretching in multi-track - including new “varispeed” mode
      • Clip Grouping – Including suspend, trimming, & stretching of groups
      • VST3 support (Mac and Win) and more effects
      • New pitch correction/manipulation tools
      • Automatic speech alignment tool
      • Red Book Audio CD burning
      • Hardware controllers support - Including native Avid EUCON and Mackie MCU support
      • Write/Touch/Latch automation modes
      • Media browser with file preview
      • Session Templates and Enhancements
      • Expanded file format support (Native, libsndfile, DLMS)

      Audition CS6 Complete List of New Features:


      • Session templates
      • Automatic speech alignment
      • Clip grouping
        • Suspend mode
        • Focus clip actions
        • Trim/fade grouped clips
        • Time aligned stretching of groups
      • Clip spotting – Manual entry of clip start or end time
      • Clip stretching - Real-time and rendered mode using iZotope Radius
      • Vari-speed clip stretching
      • Metronome Track
      • Skip selection play mode
      • Save all open files with session preference
      • Select all clips from playhead to end of track
      • Sum to mono per track
      • Bounce selected track
      • Reveal clip in files panel
      • Trim to selection
      • Send clip to back
      • Preference to play/hide overlapped clips
      • Mixer enhancements
      • Snap volume and pan envelopes at 0dB
      • Drag and drop file marker range to multitrack (as clip)

      Waveform (Editor)

      • Multiple clipboards
      • Skip selection play mode
      • Open append
      • Subclip marker support (Premiere and Prelude)
      • Improvements to spectral spot Healing (Limit selection to x- or y- axis)
      • Pitch display


      • VST3
      • Side Chain support
      • Improved plug-in scanning engine
      • New channel map per effect – Control over effect input and output channel routing
      • Save and apply Effect Racks as a favorite
      • New/Added effects:
        • Automatic Pitch Correction
        • Manual Pitch Correction with new spectral pitch view mode
        • Generate Tones
        • Doppler Shifter
        • Notch Filter
        • Graphic Phase Shifter
        • Gain / Fade Envelopes


      • Media Browser
      • Preview in Media Browser and files panel
      • Search/filter in Media Browser and files panel
      • Display markers for all files in markers panel
      • Access and open order fields in files panel (sorting)
      • Keyboard shortcuts (shortcut editor enhancements, copy to clipboard)
      • Adobe Graphics Manager Implementation to improve UI drawing
      • DLMS Integration to support additional video and audio file format import/open
      • OpenGL display for video including improved video display for improved performance
      • New spectral display preferences
      • Support for additional framerates (23.976, 59.94 ndf/df)
      • Machine-specific device preferences (optional common audio hardware settings for all users)
      • Import most preferences from CS5.5
      • Pinch-to-zoom, rotate to scrub Mac touchpad support (Mac only)
      • Improved properties panel UI layout


      Broadcast Specific

      • ITU Loudness – Normalize files (batch) to ITU-BS.1770-2 (R128), view loudness level diagnostics
      • Native MPEG1-Layer 2 audio (MP2) import and export
      • Enhanced CART timer and metadata support

      Control Surface/Automation

      • Mackie MCU, native Avid EUCON, other controller support
      • Recordable track automation (Full Write, Touch, Latch support with undo)


      Format support

      • MPEG4, HD Video, and additional audio import (via DLMS)
      • Native MPEG1-Layer2 (MP2) audio import and export
      • Native APE, FLAC, OGG export and import
      • libsndfile export – export most formats supported by libsndfile
      • CD Import metadata support (via FreeDB)
      • Enhanced RAW format support


      • Red Book CD Burning (via CD layout)
      • Quick burn single-file, CD-TEXT)
      • Advanced mixdown – Mixdown tracks, busses and/or master as seperate files
      • Save All Audio As batch process
      • Save Copies of Associated Files – Collect/archive all files in a session
      • Save open file references in session (“remember” all open files with the session)
      • Advanced session export – Including ability to convert sample rate of session and associated files
      • Preferred asset importer saved with session files


      edited to include additional features.

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