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Auria on the iPad

A New Standard

With the ability to play 48 mono or stereo 24bit/96 kHz tracks simultaneously, record up to 24 of those tracks simultaneously (through a supported USB multichannel audio interface), and edit and mix with familiar tools and full parameter automation, it’s clear Auria sets a new standard for iPad multitrack recording.

What’s more, Auria’s 64-bit Double Precision architecture ensures ample headroom for plug-in processing and mix summing, transforming your iPad into a recording and mixing studio with sound quality that rivals most DAWs.

The depth is in the details. Like customizable pan laws. Like meters that are selectable between peak and RMS. Like full delay compensation for all tracks, including aux sends and subgroups. Complete with a vintage-inspired channel strip on every channel, a dedicated master channel strip, optional add-on effects engineered by renowned makers such as PSPaudioware, Overloud, FabFilter and Drumagog, and support for Dropbox, Soundcloud, and AAF, Auria truly raises the bar for recording and mixing on the iPad.

TECAuria has been nominated for the 2012 TEC Awards!

Available on the App Store

Record and Edit

When recording, Auria lets you set input levels and choose to monitor tracks with or without effects. Punch in and out or loop record using the minutes and seconds, bars and beats, frames, or samples ruler. Set Auria to snap to bars and beats, events, cursor position, or grid, if you like.

Bring in audio from iTunes. Or sessions from Pro Tools, Nuendo, Logic, Digital Performer or other DAWs via AAF import. Zoom in for sample-accurate editing with cut, copy and paste. The optional Drumagog plug-in even lets you fine-tune your drum tracks.

Mix

Channel Strip

Turn your iPad to portrait orientation for 100mm long-throw faders controlling up to 48 mono or stereo tracks, each with two aux sends, and a PSP ChannelStrip with extensive EQ, expansion, compression and gating controls.

In addition, you can add up to 4 effect plug-ins to each channel. Do some frequency tweaking with the optional FabFilter Pro Q; or get an analog sheen with the optional PSP MicroWarmer.

On top of that are 8 subgroups, each of which can also accept 4 plug-ins. With full automation for both channel controls and plug-ins, Auria’s mixing power is unsurpassed on the iPad.

Effects


Superb ambience effects come with Auria, including Convolution Reverb featuring IR samples from MoReVox, ClassicVerb, PSP StereoChorus and PSP StereoDelay.

Optional plug-ins include PSPaudioware Echo and Micro Warmer, Fabfilter Pro Q, and Overloud THM plugins, and more. And because WaveMachine Labs is helping plugin manufacturers port their existing plugins to the iOS platform, more plugins will be available through In-App purchase.

Master

PSPAudioware Mastering Section

Auria dazzles right through to final mixdown with the included PSP MasterStrip, featuring EQ, compression, and brick-wall limiting.

And because it all goes through Auria’s 64-bit Double-Precision summing engine, there’s plenty of headroom to prevent clipping.

Output as an .m4a or .wav file, use Audio Copy/Paste, or output directly to iTunes, Soundcloud, or Dropbox. Or export an AAF session which you can bring into Pro Tools, Nuendo, Logic, Digital Performer or other DAWs.

From the first input to the final mixdown, Auria’s stunning sound-sculpting tools and pristine audio reproduction will transform your iPad into an audio wonderland you simply won’t want to do without.

Demo Video

Full Feature List

  • 48 tracks of simultaneous playback of stereo or mono files. (24 tracks on iPad 1)
  • Up to 24 tracks of simultaneous recording when used with compatible USB audio interfaces (Camera Connection Kit required)
  • Supports sample rates of 44.1KHz, 48KHz and 96KHz (iPad 1 supports only 44.1KHz and 48KHz)
  • Vintage-inspired ChannelStrip on every channel by PSPAudioware includes Expander, Multiband EQ and Compressor
  • MasterStrip on all subgroup and master channels featuring PSPAudioware BussPressor, EQ and Mastering Limiter
  • 64 bit double-precision floating point mixing engine
  • MIDI Sync support with MTC Chase, MIDI Clock and MMC
  • MIDI Remote Control (Mackie MCU and HUI protocol)
  • Third party effect plugin support available via in-app purchase (only iOS-version plugins are supported. All plugins must be purchased through the in-app store)
  • AAF import and export allows transferring complete sessions between popular DAWs like Logic, Pro Tools, Nuendo, Samplitude and more
  • Convolution reverb plugin with included IR library
  • ClassicVerb reverb plugin included
  • StereoDelay and StereoChorus plugins included
  • 8 Assignable subgroups and 2 aux sends
  • Time Stretching using Dirac 3 Pro technology
  • Real-time audio scrubbing
  • Tempo sync and side chain support for plug-ins
  • Powerful touch-based waveform editor with features such as cut/copy/paste, crossfade, duplicate, separate, gain, normalize, dc offset, reverse, and more
  • Flexible snapping tools allow snapping to events, cursor, bars, beats and SMPTE frames
  • DropBox, SoundCloud and Audio Copy/Paste support
  • Track freeze for minimizing CPU usage
  • Full automation support on all controls with graphical editing
  • True 100mm faders when used in Portrait Mode
  • Optional video import feature allows sample accurate sync of video to an Auria project. Adjustable offset times and video export capability
  • Timeline ruler options include minutes:seconds, bars:beats, samples and SMPTE time
  • Auto-punch mode
  • WIST support for wireless syncing of other compatible music apps
  • AuriaLink allows two iPads running Auria to play and record in sync, allowing for 96 tracks of playback and 48 tracks of recording
  • Full delay compensation on all tracks, subgroups, and aux sends
  • Adjustable metering modes, including pre or post fader, RMS and peak
  • Adjustable pan laws
  • Sample accurate loop function
  • Automatic sample rate conversion
  • Built-in metronome

Comparison of Auria and Auria LE

 

Auria LE

Auria

Tracks - Playback

24

48

Tracks – Recording

8

24

Subgroups

2

8

Sample Rates

44.1kHz

44.1/48/96kHz

AAF Project Import/Export

No

Yes

WIST and AuriaLink

No

Yes

Output Matrix

No

Yes

Track Freeze

No

Yes

Normalize, DC Offset, Reverse, Silence

No

Yes

Double-Precision 64-bit Mix Engine

No

Yes

Aux Channel Plugin Delay Compensation

No

Yes

Convolution Reverb

Optional Purchase

Included

Brickwall Limiter

No

Yes

PSP Master Meter

No

Yes

MIDI Sync/Remote/Plugin Control

No

Yes

Price

$24.99 USD

$49.99 USD

Compatibility

iPad 2 recommended; iOS 5 required. Auria will record from the iPad mic, but a compatible USB Class 2 audio interface and Camera Connection Kit is recommended. iPad 1 is limited to 24 tracks. Some plug-ins are optional, as noted.

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