September 6, 2005


GERMANY - Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH has released Version 3.1 of its Nuendo media production system, which adds new features targeted at professionals in post and audio production. The update is available for Mac and PC from the company's Web site ( at no charge.

Nuendo 3.1 includes several advanced new features for film and television post production. Audio Pull Up/Down functionality is designed for situations where a telecine process or transfer from NTSC to PAL has occured during production. Frame rate support has also been extended to include those required by HDTV.

The Network Collaboration features in Nuendo have been extended with support for Marker Tracks, as well as the addition of a Transfer Status window for monitoring data transfer around the network. A new Online-Merge function enables users to quickly merge selected tracks between local projects and available network projects without having to fully join a network session.

Nuendo 3.1 also provides the technological basis for the synergy of the Nuendo Media Production software with the latest Euphonix MC and System 5-MC DAW controllers. For several years, Steinberg and Euphonix have been collaborating on implementing EuCon into Nuendo to offer integration of Steinberg's Media Production System with the Euphonix MC editing controller and the System 5-MC mixing surface. With the addition of a software EuCon module, Nuendo 3.1 forms part of a highly flexible and scalable hardware and software solution.

Among the other new features offered by Nuendo 3.1 are improved handling of video thumbnails, a new feature to safeguard against lost recordings due to power outages and a handy Enlarge Selected Track function.

Version 3.1 is available to all Nuendo 3 customers.