I've had a few tracks where I need to change the pitch by a semitone or two in either direction before mixing.
I only have WaveLab Elements with the Zynaptiq ZTX algorithm at my disposal. I decided to compare it with AudioRetoucher, information about which I found on Gearslutz forum. After running the tracks through both tools, I found that AudioRetoucher did just as good a job, but did it much faster.
Too bad that AudioRetoucher is not available as a VST plugin. Using it as a separate tool is inconvenient. I hope that this will be fixed in the future, so I give 5 points in advance.
I can only confirm the following, this program produces excellent results at the level of professional instruments.
The pitch shift is most noticeable in the vocals. I always accelerated music separately with vocal re-recording and it took a lot of time to process it in Wavelab. AudioRetoucher works 4 times faster, which gives a significant gain in time, even taking into account the re-import of the track into the DAW.
I fully agree with the other reviews on this page - the quality of processing is impressive. Unfortunately, the program does not reflect the changes being made - I do not see the current BPM when the tempo changes and I can not set it right away. It does not allow me to put 5 stars. I hope that you will add this feature in future updates.
The new version of Audioretoucher is something incredible. Pitch shifting works much better than in Elastique Pitch from Zplane. Please make a VST plugin based on it!
p.s. thanks for the free updates!
I purchased your AudioRetoucher 3 several years ago and have used it extensively in my dancing school. I use it mostly for adjusting tempo and pitch. I was recently told, however, that the music created when I shift pitch is between keys. I always make sure to adjust the music in half or full-step increments to avoid making such mistakes.
Your new version works much better, but there is still room for improvement.
Thank you to the developers of AudioRetoucher. I tried the trial version and immediately sent payment for the full version. It provides greater quality and easier use than other similar software and hardware I have reviewed. Great job. I am using this as a musician... to adjust pitch of recorded songs to proper or different keys (at original tempo) for matching my instruments' tuning (without retuning). I also use it to slow songs for learning difficult passages.