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Steinberg launches Nuendo 4

Among the new features of Nuendo 4 is the new automation system. Some of the new features are Preview mode, Fill commands, Pubch Logs, Virgin Territories, and the new Touch Collect Assistant. Nuendo also includes 38 updated VST3 audio effects of dynamic type, spatial FX, and filtering.

The new version includes the MediaBay management system. MediaBay allows users to browse, archive, retrieve and search for files on any of the connected drives.

In addition to the Nuendo release, Steinberg has also released the Nuendo Expansion Kit: Cubase Music Tools for Nuendo 4. This is a plug-in for Nuendo 4 that contains additional music composition functions, including scores and notation from Cubase, the MIDI drum editor Cubase, four built-in VST instruments as well as support for the MusicXML standard.

Nuendo 4 is a Universal binary compatible with Mac computers based on PowerPC and Intel architecture. Nuendo is priced at $ 1,799.99, while the optional expansion module is priced at $ 299.99. Both products will be available in October 2007.