Breakaway Audio Enhancer

Breakaway Audio Enhancer

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 84 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.01
  • Total Downloads:
    167,404
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 28, 2008
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.13MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,577
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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4 stars

"Amazing product, but cumbersome as well"

May 19, 2008  |  By celticwhite

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

This is a really well made piece of software. If you think that you don't "need" it, then try it out and it will change your mind. The difference in sound quality (even on my cheap Cyber Acoustics 2.1 speakers) is almost tangible, and the price is pretty fair when you consider how much you could be paying for something of such great quality.

Cons

Some things were not so nice about Breakaway (I've been using it for the last 30 days on a new system running Vista Premium 32 bit). The problems I encountered were both minor and consistent.

The first thing you will notice after you restart your computer and start running Breakaway is a small spike in your processor usage, and your mp3s will be slightly distorted. This takes about half an hour to clear up, or you can run the program in "test" mode and it will get rid of the problem in about five minutes. The issue I had with this was: It does it every single time you restart your computer. So, if you are one of those people that leaves your computer on stand-by, it shouldn't be an issue.

The other massive pain in the ass I had with this product was actually buying it: Why the hell do I have to wait "2 business days" for them to "manually process" my order? When I pay for a product with my credit card, I expect to damn well be allowed to use it that same day.

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5 stars

"Audiophile Grade"

April 11, 2008  |  By barney mccallum

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

I was thoroughly surprised when I installed and listened to this in my hifi system (klipsch speakers, carver amp, apogee mini-dac). These guys actually seem to know what they're doing! With Reference Settings, it evened out volume levels really nicely, but without making it sound compressed. It also brought out details in the music and brought out a delicate warmth I have never noticed before, and yet never over-enhanced everything, it made it sound MORE natural, not less.. In fact, the feeling I got was "wow, this is how my music was supposed to sound all along" ...!

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5 stars

"Very good!"

April 07, 2008  |  By pekka jäärvikolmen

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

Really the best sound, and very cool user interface! resizable too!!!

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5 stars

"fantastic audio processor"

April 06, 2008  |  By karatechicken

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

It makes my cheap PC speakers sound as good as my stereo system! This product is fantastic.

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5 stars

"Excellent"

April 05, 2008  |  By bruno park

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

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5 stars

"Best Computer Audio Processing"

April 04, 2008  |  By uncajesse

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

This sure beats DFX, as someone else reviewed. Actually, DFX isn't even in the same ballpark as this. It's debatable if DFX is even worth it's own purchase price, yet Breakaway sounds at least as good as the $15,000+ audio processors from Orban, Omnia, IDT, Vorsis, Aphex, etc, etc... And to my ears (i'm a real mastering engineer, with a world-class studio)... it sounds completely un-distorted in comparison with the other top-end audio processors.

You simply must try this to believe how great it sounds. Simply incredible.

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5 stars

"best audio enhancer by far"

April 04, 2008  |  By triciapaddington

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

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5 stars

"true excellence!"

April 03, 2008  |  By sebpamella

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

Incredibly clean and well controlled sound, bass boost rocks my world, visualization is excellent!

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5 stars

"this works great"

March 31, 2008  |  By mquick84

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

awesome to not have to adjust the volume anymore. everything is loud and clear, i'm telling all my music loving friends!

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5 stars

"This is the same technology that radio stations uses."

March 31, 2008

 |  Version: Breakaway Audio Enhancer 1.01

Pros

DFX is an enhancer thats just OK for consumer use.

Breakaway is something really developed for radio and TV stations, and I am shocked the developer made a consumer version of it. It uses the same internal engine as the radio station processor.

This is simply hands down the best audio enhancer for your computer.

If you've heard of Orban or Omnia, it does the same thing, but even better than those systems.

I bet alot of folks are stunned that the developer actually released a consumer version of a product that's worth about $30,000.

Try it. it's awesome.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.01
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Claesson Edwards Audio
Publisher web site http://www.claessonedwards.com
Release Date March 28, 2008
Date Added March 28, 2008
Version 1.01
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 3.13MB
File Name breakaway_setup_1.30.02.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 167,404
Downloads Last Week 1,577
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.95

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