Antares Audio Technology Harmony Engine Evo
Antares Audio Technology Harmony Engine Evo

Harmony Engine Evo, Pitch Shifter / Time Stretcher from Antares Audio Technology.

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Antares Harmony Engine Evo Vocal Modeling Harmony Generator

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Antares has announced the availability of Harmony Engine Evo Vocal Modeling Harmony Generator, described as the next generation of the easy-to-use tool for vocal harmony creation.

Harmony Engine Evo incorporates Antares' Evo Voice Processing Technology designed for faster, more accurate pitch detection, smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting, and seamless, natural-sounding throat modeling, according to the company. With the addition of 5 channels of Antares' Choir Vocal Multiplier, Harmony Engine Evo allows the creation of vocal ensembles from a single vocal line.

Key Harmony Engine Evo features include, according to Antares:
  • Antares' Evo Voice Processing Technology for faster, more accurate pitch detection and smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting.
  • Four high-quality, formant-corrected harmony voices with independent vocal character, vibrato and pan settings.
  • Five channels of Antares' unique Choir Vocal Multiplier, which can turn each voice into 2, 4, or 8 individual unison voices, perfect for creating choirs out of a single vocal line.
  • Antares Throat Modeling technology that processes each harmony voice through a physical model of the human vocal tract.
  • A variety of innovative Harmony Control modes, from fully automatic to individual control of every note:
o Fixed or Scale Intervals - Simply set the key and harmony voice intervals and let Harmony Engine do the rest.
o Scale Degree or Chord Name - Define harmony chord-by-chord, complete with inversions and variable vocal ranges.
o Chord by MIDI - Define harmony in real time via a MIDI controller or pre-recorded MIDI track.
o MIDI Omni - Directly "play" the four harmony voices as if they were voices of a synth or sampler.
o MIDI Channel - Use four separate MIDI channels for absolute control over each note of a vocal arrangement.
  • Spread and Register controls that allow a musician to quickly and intuitively set the pitch range and harmony style of their vocal arrangement.
  • Humanize functions that provide selectable amounts of variation to each harmony voice for realistic, natural sounding results.
  • A Freeze function that allows a unique variety of backup vocal effects by making it possible to instantly freeze pitch and/or formant articulation at any point.
  • A Harmony Preset matrix that allows the creation of up to 15 complete harmony settings and the ability to instantaneously recall them, in real time or via automation.
  • A Voice Parameter Preset matrix that allows the creation and instantly recall up to 6 different "vocal groups".
  • Five-channel output capability (host dependent) that makes it possible to assign or export the original input and each of the four harmony voices to their own channels for further processing

Pricing & Availability
Harmony Engine Evo is available for Windows and Mac OS X in VST, AU and RTAS plug-in formats at a U.S. MSRP of $249. All Mac OS X versions are Universal Binaries. Windows versions are XP and Vista compatible.

Upgrades to Harmony Engine Evo are available for purchase and download by current registered owners of the original Harmony Engine.

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