» What is Digital Ear Real-time® ?
Digital Ear can
analyze a live or recorded solo performance
(e.g. a singing voice, a saxophone solo, or any other
musical instrument) and convert it into a standard MIDI
This file can be played by any synthesizer with a different
voice of your choice, or you can import it into your
favorite sequencer or notation software (e.g.
Cubase VST, Cakewalk, Sonar, Logic etc.) for mixing
with other tracks, automatic transcription, or any
Digital Ear reads all popular audio files (.wav, .mp3, .wma etc.) or accepts
live microphone input.
» Beyond simple «Pitch-to-MIDI» conversion...
Unlike conventional so-called «Pitch-to-MIDI» converters, Digital Ear will
send high-resolution pitch events closely matching those of your original sound.
Any vibrato, tremolo, pitch-bend, or portamento effects of your recorded sound will
be faithfully converted into MIDI events that can by reproduced into any voice of your synthesizer
or sound card.Only Digital Ear can capture the
nuance and expressive power of the human music player
»Now in Real-time
! (A.k.a. : Your own voice as a MIDI controller.)
The Real-time edition of Digital Ear can
directly convert audio directly from the microphone
The possibilities are endless: E.g. let your voice to control a
virtual pan flute, or just view how good your intonation
is using the on-screen pitch display.
Correct your voice's pitch errors with the Soft Quantization tool.
» The Voice
Realism is here…
A unique feature of Digital Ear not
found elsewhere, is the capturing of detailed volume
envelope and timbre dynamics events. These features can really boost your
synthesizer's voice realism and enhance your musical expression.
Your MIDI files will never sound the same again.
» Digital Ear® version 7 Key
recognition engine. Based on the latest psychoacoustical research
on human pitch perception. Captures with incredible accuracy
and speed instantaneous pitch, volume, and timbre dynamics,
with minimal errors.
NEW! Real-time Audio-to-MIDI
Full-featured built-in Voice
Features Editor. View your voice features as they evolve over
time with an advanced graphical representation (virtual keyboard,
chart, sliders). Edit the pitch, volume and brightness of
the sound at any time-slice with accurate and quickly.
Wizard: This is a advanced
feature of Digital Ear 7. It allows you to find
automatically the optimal settings for a
particular audio file for best conversion results without trouble.
Completely customizable to
match every musical instrument or human voice. Store an unlimited
number of user-defined engine settings.
Ultra high time resolution
5 ms frame size minimum).
Two types of MIDI files
ensure full compatibility with all known sequencers. Such
as Cubase VST, Cakewalk, Sonar, Logic e.tc.)
Modify Pitch and Tempo:
Transpose your sequence with 1/100 of a semitone accuracy.
Easily speed up or slow down the tempo of your song.
Soft Quantization: User
selectable natural sounding pitch quantization.
Area correct: This
brand-new feature uses a new powerful algorithm for error
correction. Just drag the mouse over the area you wish to
correct, and all errors will be eliminated!
In-Tune Wizard. Will tune
for you automatically a de-tuned melody, without altering the
Correct: Will clean up for you most tracking errors
Smart Attack Detector: Accurately
recognizes note onsets.
This feature is particularly effective for string instruments. On-the-fly
real-time sensitivity adjustment.
Integrated MIDI and Wave file
player. Sends your MIDI file to any user selectable any MIDI
device. Preview your wave files without leaving Digital Ear.
controller redirection. Select any MIDI controller to send brightness
and volume (expression) events.
Unlimited MIDI voice selection.
Select any of the 128 GM (General MIDI) voices.
Full automated for GM
(General MIDI) and Yamaha-XG compatible synthesizers. Also
supports MIDI synthesizers that do not conform to these standards.
* Specifications in this
document are subject to change without notice.