August 12, 2011 in Music and Recording (E)
[prMac.com] Snohomish, Washington - Monkey Tools, LLC today is pleased to announce Library Monkey Pro 2.0, which offers a powerful set of new tools for audio asset management, editing and processing all in a single intuitive application.
Library Monkey Pro 2.0 adds several new features and enhancements including dithering, spotting to ProTools and Logic Audio, metadata import via CSV, mp3 HD, a new customer feedback system and more. Now offering three types of word-reduction algorithms using POW'r dithering. Bit reductions are now more musical with an improved noise floor. Drag-n-drop has been supported in Library Monkey Pro for some time, but now users can spot files into Pro Tools and Logic Audio using simple contextual menu options. The spotting feature also includes the ability to sample rate convert prior to spotting for further session compatibility.
Also new to version 2.0 is support for the mp3 HD format. This new loss-less format provides another option for archiving and retention of audio detail. Users can also update the metadata of selected files by imported CSV files. This provides fast batch-processing of file metadata contained within the Asset List or Library. Finally, users will greatly benefit from our new Customer Feedback System by Sunset Magicwerks. Users can contact our support team right within the application providing feature requests, bug submissions, or simply ask questions. "This is a great way for our users to connect with the Monkey Tools team" says Drayson Nowlan of Monkey Tools. "Our users have always valued our service, and this feature is one more way to show our commitment to listening and meeting their needs".
Version 2.0 also includes iTunes XML Database Import Functionality adding support to import the iTunes XML Database directly including all Tracks, Metadata, and Playlists. Users will also benefit from a new Background Asset Analysis to analyze assets in the background to auto-fill Peak and RMS metadata, support for Sonic Solutions files, new functionality to allow for the pruning of missing files as well as removal of any asset from any library and additional metadata mappings.
Demos are available for download on the Monkey Tools website providing a complete overview of these and other new features.
* OS X 10.4 or greater
* OS X 10.5 or greater required for AAC Low Delay
* 800 x 600 screen resolution
* Optical drive for CD ripping
Pricing and Updates:
Users who purchased Library Monkey Pro 1.0 or 1.1 on or after April 1st, 2011 are eligible for a free upgrade. Users who purchased version 1.1 and earlier prior to Aril 1st, 2011 may be eligible for upgrade pricing.
Upgrades can be purchased by first ensuring the customers current license is activated, then by downloading and running version 2.0 and finally by clicking "Upgrade". Pricing will be confirmed in the shopping cart.
Library Monkey Pro 2.0 is immediately available for purchase from our online store with special pricing of $399 (USD) until August 24, 2011. After the promotion period Library Monkey Pro returns to its retail price of $449.
Monkey Tools, LLC, founded in 2003, delivers fast, efficient audio batch processing solutions for professionals and hobbyists alike. Its rock-solid products provide audio file conversions and editing, cataloging of large sound and video files, and metadata processing. Founded by developers for developers, Monkey Tools focuses on providing solutions that shorten production time and free creativity. Monkey Tools and Library Monkey are trademarks of Monkey Tools, LLC. Other products mentioned may be the trademarks of their respective owners.