«In the past, LevelOne and LevelView came with two installs on one license. This is no longer the case: all software has only one install per license.
A great improvement is that all software activation, installation and updating is now managed with the BeatRig License Manager (a picture is at the bottom of this message). The License Manager also provides an easy automated way to de-authorise so you can move your licenses across computers. For more information about the License Manager, click here:
You can just download the License Manager and use your old serial. Mark that LevelOne and LevelView are now sold as single seat licenses but old customers like you still have two installs on their serial. If you have questions about the move of your account to BeatRig, check this:
New PLR feature in LevelView
We’ve made minor improvements to most software but since your current version is still EBU/ATSC compliant there’s no direct need to update. There is one exception: upon request of famous mastering engineer Bob Katz we decided to add an indication of the ‘Peak to Loudness Ratio’ – PLR – to LevelView and LevelViewS. When peaks do not reach full scale, PLR is a good indication of the microdynamics of the audio. A picture of LevelView is included in Bob Katz’ latest edition of his well known book “Mastering Audio – the art and the science”, on page 259.
We are convinced that the improvements in the buying and licensing process offer a much better experience for you as a customer. We hope this helps you to continue enjoying our software!
Loudness jumps between program items is a well known phenomenon for broadcasters and producers of multi-media or game audio. So far only leveling by ear could fix this, a tedious task especially when content is collected from more than one source. International demand for a loudness measurement standard led to the ITU LKFS loudness descriptor. It forms the core of Grimm Audio‘s LevelOne software.
LevelOne offers EBU R128 and ATSC A/85 compatible loudness normalization.
With its smart preset based interface and unlimited batch file processing, LevelOne will improve your post production speed dramatically. It performs all your level normalization tasks automatically and accurately. You have the choice of normalizing to sample peak, true (over-sampled) peak, PPM peak or ITU/EBU LUFS loudness target levels. Automatic compliance to the EBU R128 recommendation or the Calm Act specifications is easily achieved. LevelOne warns you when a file exceeds user defined maximum levels after normalization.
Perhaps the most striking feature of LevelOne is its capability to match narrow and wide loudness range content, allowing them to be sequenced seamlessly. Managing the loudness of items from different sources in your broadcast or multimedia program will feel like a breeze.
Perhaps the most striking feature of LevelOne is its capability to match narrow and wide loudness range content.
Since Grimm Audio contributed significantly to the EBU PLOUD loudness working group, LevelOne was the first file normalizer in the world to offer EBU R128 compliant processing. It therefore is the perfect tool for finalizing and quality approval of content prepared for broadcast. At the same time LevelOne is also ideal to check your music masters for their True Peak levels. This will predict if they risk becoming distorted by lossy codecs or DA converters, a major problem with modern mastering styles. LevelOne certainly is your Swiss army knife of leveling tasks.
loudness, true peak or PPM normalization
batch file conversion
preset structure offers fast and easy operation
processing up to 100x real time on standard PC‘s
data export for statistical analysis
24 or 16 bits dithered output
PC and Mac (Growl support on Mac) »