Ircam Trax 3

IrcamTraxv3Monitor

Next generation voice and sonic processing tools

A suite of no less than three ingenious processors using advanced technology, developed during the last decades, by the sound analysis/synthesis team at IRCAM. These precision tools provide truly innovative signal transformation algorithms allowing the user to alter sound characteristics such as: pitch, timbre and duration, using a highly intuitive user interface.

Transformer—Real-time Voice and Sonic Modelling Processor TRAX Transformer 3 is based on an augmented phase vocoder technology and a cutting edge transformation algorithm, allowing for manipulating characteristic properties of a voice such as gender, age and breath, and on any other sound; expression, formant and pitch. These voice transformation algorithms have already been used, with great success, in international and French cinema productions. (Farinelli, Vatel, Tirésia, Les amours d'Astrée and Céladon). 

Cross Synthesis—Spectral Envelope Morphing Processor TRAX Cross Synthesis 3 utilizes a phase vocoder (the amplitude and the frequency/phase spectra), to morph the spectral characteristics of two sounds. The amplitude and frequency/phase spectra can be blended continuously and since the features that are used here are strongly nonlinear, the sound morphing is nonlinear as well, offering a way to create a wide range of new exciting and unusual sound effects. 

Source Filter—Enhanced Sound Filtering TRAX Source Filter 3 is based on a signal model decomposing the signal into a time envelope describing the energy/loudness contour of the sound, and a spectral envelope describing the spectral colour of the sound timbre. The energy contour and the spectral color of the source sound, can be continuously blended with the spectral color and energy contour of an arbitrary filtrating sound, allowing transformation that extend well beyond the more common source filter morphing effect.

Features

  • Includes three plugins: TRAX Transformer, TRAX Cross Synthesis, and TRAX Source Filter
  • Up to 8 channels input/output in Trax Transformer
  • Up to 2 channels input/output in TRAX Cross Synthesis, and TRAX Source Filter
  • Sampling rate up to 384 kHz for native (VST/AU/AAX/AAX AudioSuite)

System requirements

OS
Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.7.x and later
SOFTWARE
Pro Tools Pro Tools | First,  Pro Tools 10.x and later
OTHER
Max Sample Rate 192 kHz
Copy Protection Requires iLok

Specifications

PLUGIN TYPE
Pitch Shift
Harmonic
FORMAT
AAX Native 
VST 
AU

This product is tested by the Seller for support of current versions of the indicated Avid products and operating systems. For compatibility questions related to older systems, please contact the Seller.

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