Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Deluxe

Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Deluxe

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 24 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    16 .0
  • Total Downloads:
    131,295
  • Date Added:
    March 02, 2010
  • File Size:
    176.94MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    320
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

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  • 5 stars

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    October 18, 2012   |   By vivek025

    Version: Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Deluxe MX

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  • 2 stars

    "Not as good as it could be"

    August 14, 2012   |   By spartain

    Version: Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Deluxe MX

    Pros

    You can get some cleaningh and improvement done

    Cons

    Documentation (Help files) useless.
    Some of the tools don't work well.
    Retarded plug-in facility.
    No highlighting.

    Summary

    The equalizer (graphic and parametric) can be used for cleaning, but many of the clean-up tools are rubbish. The dehisser introduces annoying swirling artifacts, and as soon as you start to cut into the hiss it will eat away at the opper-mids of the audio. That is truly rubbish. The rumble filter is nothing but a low-block filter, but you will find better control by using the graphic equaliser.

    Earlier versions of this program (Magix Music Editor) allowed you to highlight sections in order to carry out local editing, but this has stupidly been removed from Audio Cleaning Lab. Now it relies on a 'drawing tool' to redraw the wave, but it's not only clumsy, but also incredibly inaccurate. When you think you've redrawn a high transient peak to match the adjacent waves, you will find, when you pull out from the close view that the transient still exists! It used to be so much better when it was possible to highlight and edit selected areas.

    The plug-in section is abysmal in that it will only accept DirectX plugins, and even they won't work in real-time! And the Spectral Cleaner is a joke to, in that it's not real time either, and very clumsy to use. The instructions for it are abysmal. You will very likely give up even trying to use this pathetic sales-pitch gimmick.

    Don't be fooled by new releases from Magix, because all they ever do is slightly re-arrange certain features (no improvements, no bug-fixes) in order to grab more of your money. And don't hold your breath waiting for any Customer Support either. The best you will get is some useless advice that will not work and then you'll be ignored. Complaints or pleading on their forum or Facebook will be quickly deleted too. A really terrible company with appalling business ethics. Try searching Google for complaints and see for yourself.

    I give this program two stars because it is mediocre. Audacity is mediocre too and worse than this, but at least it's free. This is just a plain rip-off for its price and in no way a professional piece of software. Adobe Audition is better but much more expensive. If only they had the sense to produce a non-multitrack version at a lower price it would kill the Magix rip-off junk.

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  • 5 stars

    "Best Version Yet!"

    June 27, 2012   |   By mistertee

    Version: Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Deluxe MX

    Pros

    Complex audio adjustments are made simple via built-in wizards, easy to understand manual controls, and high-quality processing components. Great value considering the wide range of audio issues that can be resolved with this software.

    Cons

    Not necessarily a "con", but audio novices might need to spend some time learning the manual/custom aspects of the software. That said, newbies can rest assured that the wizard driven and automated features of the software require only basic knowledge.

    Summary

    I've been using various versions of this program for quite a while. It's always been good but 9ver the past few years, major version upgrades (which you must pay for) haven't brought much in the way of new features/capabilities to the table. In reading the promotional info on the latest edition (V. 18, aka; "MX") I had the initial impression that "MX" would be more of the same. Well, I'm happy to say that the new features of MX actually ARE worth the price of an upgrade or new purchase. The new presets are well thought-out, useful and effective. The many automated wizards HAVE been significantly improved and auto-analysis and subsequent application of processing is better than ever. Alos, there have been some positive changes to the user-interface, not so much on the main screen, but on the effects rack and manual adjustment UI. Most importantly, you don't need to know much about professional audio to get great results. Even intermediate users like myself can definitely benefit from the streamlined processing scripts. This is really a winner and I would urge anyone who needs more control over their audio files to give the trial version a test drive. The download version can be found for less than $40 from a few authorized distributors so be sure to take a look for discounts before purchasing.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 16 .0
    The new program interface makes working with MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab 16 deluxe even easier and more effective. The new layout provides reliable support for all steps, enabling you to master all of the tasks involved in the audio editing process.
    General
    Publisher Magix
    Publisher web site http://www.magix.com
    Release Date March 02, 2010
    Date Added March 02, 2010
    Version 16 .0
    Category
    Category MP3 & Audio Software
    Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 176.94MB
    File Name acl2014_dlv_download_com_us_20140627_15-41.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 131,295
    Downloads Last Week 320
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $49.99

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