AudioDeluxe is having a special which makes upgrading from Melodyne Essential to either
Melodyne Editor or the Melodyne Studio Bundle (which includes Editor) tempting, though for
me the only reason to go for Studio would be if Studio exports audio to midi better. Being
able to convert a monophonic audio track of vocal or an instrument into a midi file for
playing through a VSTi and getting a completely different sound seems like it would enable
crazy creative potential. But it's not clear to me whether Studio does this any better
On this point, the product description for Studiohttp://www.celemony.com/cms/index.php?id=769
"Audio-to-MIDI: converts monophonic audio material accurately into MIDI for the
real-time control of synthesizers"
whereas the description for Editorhttp://www.celemony.com/cms/index.php?id=717
"MIDI file export."
This sort of implies that Studio does it better, but "sort
of implies" is too weak when so much money is at stake. Any users have any opinions?
A tangential question: has anyone tried doing this in Editor with polyphonic
audio? Could I take, say, a dry recording of an acoustic guitar chord sequence and expect
to be able to render it to midi, play it through a good Kontakt guitar library, and get a