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Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit, a new bundle for podcasters, YouTubers and creators of live-streamed content

User interface for the Waves Playlist Rider plugin, included in the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit

 


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Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit Bundle, Featuring the New Playlist Rider Plugin

Knoxville, TN, April 22, 2020Waves Audio, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing technologies and leading maker of audio plugins for mixing, music production, mastering, sound design, broadcast, post-production and live sound, is now shipping the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit, a new bundle for podcasters, YouTubers and creators of live-streamed content. The bundle includes four easy-to-use plugins for content creators, including the new Waves Playlist Rider plugin.

Audio quality is known to be one of the main reasons viewers and listeners engage with – or abandon – videos, podcasts and live streams. With the new Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit bundle, you can quickly bring superior sound quality to your content, with pro-level tools that are incredibly intuitive even for content creators who are not audio professionals.

The Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit includes four easy-to-use plugins that tackle the most common challenges facing content creators today:

  • NS1 Automatic Noise Suppressor for removing distracting background noise.
  • Greg Wells VoiceCentric, an intuitive, hugely effective tool that combines EQ, compression and de-essing into one smart control, to dramatically improve the quality of voice recordings.
  • Playlist Rider for automatically smoothing out the levels of multiple audio sources (host, guest, music, etc.) in the same podcast, live stream or video.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter to deliver the right loudness levels for YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and other major platforms.

The plugins in the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit include presets for all major content platforms, including Spotify, YouTube, Apple Podcasts and Apple Music, and are compatible with major DAWs plus video and audio editing software.

Also included in the Toolkit is the new Waves Playlist Rider plugin, a set-and-forget volume management plugin that helps content creators balance the volume of multiple sources (host, guest, music playlist, audio clips), automatically and in real time. Achieve natural and consistent levels throughout a show. As a podcaster, live streamer or video creator, you often feature multiple audio sources in your content. Oftentimes, you cannot predict the levels of these sources, so you either need to ride the channel faders manually or write tedious volume automation slopes in post-production to ensure levels stay consistent throughout.

Playlist Rider does all this work for you. It automatically adjusts the volume of multiple sources to a selected volume target – as if a mixing engineer were riding the faders for you. Unlike limiters, which crush your audio’s dynamic range, Playlist Rider preserves the natural dynamics of your sources by simply adjusting their volume in real time. To achieve super-smooth results, Playlist Rider can ignore low-volume parts, like background noise or music fade-ins and fade-outs, using a dedicated input detector threshold. It can also normalize your audio sources to pink tonal curves, to smooth out tonal differences between sources and further improve your program’s consistency.

Playlist Rider is also ideal for live sound engineers and pro audio tech personnel who want to automatically balance program sources (DJ background music, YouTube, Smartphone, VTR, etc.), before or after live shows and during corporate events. The Playlist Rider plugin runs in most major audio and video editing software, as well as in Waves’ eMotion LV1 Live Mixer and SuperRack plugin host – making it a must-have tool for podcasters, live streamers, video creators and live engineers who are not willing to accept less than perfectly smooth audio quality.

With Playlist Rider and the other plugins in the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit, you can achieve superior audio quality in literally seconds – courtesy of Waves’ industry-standard plugins, used in major recording and post-production studios all over the globe. Don’t treat audio as an afterthought – improve the audio quality of your content with the most popular tools in the industry.

Videos:
Introducing the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit
4 Easy Steps to Improve Audio in Podcasts, Live Streams & Videos
How to Auto-Level Multiple Audio Sources: Waves Playlist Rider


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Photo caption 2: User interface for the Waves Playlist Rider plugin, included in the Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit

About Waves Audio Ltd.:
Waves is the world’s leading developer of audio DSP solutions for the professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets. Since its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plugin, Waves has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 150 audio plugins, including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. For its accomplishments, Waves received a Technical GRAMMY® Award in 2011, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. In 2016, Waves released the eMotion LV1 mixer, a revolutionary live digital mixing console that provides real-time audio mixing for front-of-house, monitor, studio and broadcast engineers. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing, mastering and post-production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. Waves has over 25 years of expertise in the development of psychoacoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge of human auditory perception to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and top-selling video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software and hardware-plus-software solutions for the professional and broadcast markets. The company’s WavesLive division is a market leader in all live sound sectors, spearheading the development of solutions for all live platforms. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Dell, Google, Fitbit, Acer, Asus, Hisense and more.


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