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Minnetonka discWelder and Fast Edit

Platform: Windows Vista / Windows XP

Minnetonka Audio Software is the world’s leading developer of audio encoding and DVD-Audio authoring software. The revolutionary discWelder line of DVD-Audio formatting and imaging tools is the standard for authoring in this new high fidelity delivery format.

In a world where software manufacturers race to fill your screen with hundreds of "features" that you will never use, Fast Edit is a refreshing break from the norm. Fast Edit gives you the features you really need, in an uncluttered, straight-forward layout.

Minnetonka Software

GEAR is the 'CD and DVD burning engine' in Minnetonka discWelder. GEAR customers are entitled to preferred pricing on Minnetonka Audio’s great software solutions.

Contact sales@gearsoftware.com and GEAR will send you a coupon code worth 10% off the price of Minnetonka Audio software products.

discWelder Bronze Features:

  • Easy to use, drag and drop interface
  • Burns compliant DVD-Audio discs, playable on most home DVD-Audio players
  • Imports source files in .WAV and AIFF formats
  • Full support for linear PCM (16 to 24 bits, 44.1 to 192 kHz) in DVD-Audio
  • Supports 6 channel surround without data packing up to 24 bit, 48 kHz
  • ReSolution™ feature resamples 5.1 surround source files from 96kHz to 48kHz and 88.2kHz files to 44.1kHz
  • Support for gapless playback between tracks (linear PCM only)
  • Number of groups/ number of tracks: 1/99

discWelder Steel Features:

  • Easy to use, drag and drop interface
  • Burns compliant DVD-Audio discs, playable on most home DVD-Audio players
  • Imports source files in .WAV and AIFF formats
  • Full support for linear PCM (16 to 24 bits, 44.1 to 192 kHz) in DVD-Audio
  • Supports 6 channel surround without data packing up to 24 bit, 48 kHz
  • ReSolution™ feature resamples 5.1 surround source files from 96kHz to 48kHz and 88.2kHz files to 44.1kHz
  • Support for gapless playback between tracks (linear PCM only)
  • Number of groups/ number of tracks: 9/99
  • Slide show screen graphics: One per track
  • Creation of onscreen menus for disc navigation: Auto-generated
  • Menu background graphic
  • Dual layer burning (on supported recorders)
  • User-defined stereo downmix settings
  • Hidden "bonus" track creation
  • AutoMirror™ allows creation of DVD-Audio/Video Universal discs, allowing playback in standard DVD-Video players: Optional

discWelder Chrome II Features:

  • Easy to use, drag and drop interface
  • Burns compliant DVD-Audio discs, playable on most home DVD-Audio players
  • Imports source files in .WAV and AIFF formats
  • Full support for linear PCM (16 to 24 bits, 44.1 to 192 kHz) in DVD-Audio
  • Supports 6 channel surround without data packing up to 24 bit, 48 kHz
  • ReSolution™ feature resamples 5.1 surround source files from 96kHz to 48kHz and 88.2kHz files to 44.1kHz
  • Support for gapless playback between tracks (linear PCM only)
  • Number of groups/ number of tracks: 9/99
  • Slide show screen graphics: One per track
  • Creation of onscreen menus for disc navigation: Auto-generated
  • Menu background graphic
  • Dual layer burning (on supported recorders)
  • User-defined stereo downmix settings
  • Hidden "bonus" track creation
  • AutoMirror™ allows creation of DVD-Audio/Video Universal discs, allowing playback in standard DVD-Video players
  • Import VIDEO_TS for adding video zone to DVD-Audio disc
  • Output to DLT tape for mass DVD replication
  • DSD import and conversion to high resolution PCM
  • Support for CPPM copy protection system
  • Support for addition of DVD-ROM content
  • Active menu
  • Motion menu background
  • Startup logo
  • Video title linking to imported video (play video from DVD-A menu)
  • PGC blocks allow two soundstreams per track e.g. stereo and surround
  • Track points for both PCM and MLP

Fast Edit Features:

  • Non-destructive editing
  • Edit History
  • Ultra-fast cut-and-paste
  • Manual Crossfade
  • Sample-accurate editing
  • Reversal
  • Overlays
  • Gearshift
  • Fade-in and Fade-out
  • Gain Change / Normalize
  • Custom fades
  • Sound Catalog
  • Markers
  • Playlist Editor

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