Nugen Audio create Halo Suite bundle for immersive workflows
April 22, 2024

Nugen Audio create Halo Suite bundle for immersive workflows

LEEDS, UK — Nugen Audio ( unveiled the Halo Suite at NAB 2024 — a bundle of the company’s the tools for immersive sound mixing. Halo Suite includes the Halo Vision audio analysis tool, as well as Halo Upmix and Halo Downmix, along with the corresponding 7.1.2 3D extensions. Collectively, they represent a savings of nearly $500 when compared to purchasing the tools individually.

Designed for 3D, surround and immersive audio workflows, Halo Vision is a customizable, realtime visual analysis tool operating in up to 7.1.2 channels for the AAX, VST3 and AU formats. It features a variety of modules that provide audio professionals with a clearer understanding of every aspect of their sound, allowing for precise decision making and troubleshooting. Halo Vision can be customized, re-arranged and resized to suit specific workflows, making it well suited for both film and music.

Halo Upmix is a stereo to 5.1, 7.1 and 3D upmixer that offers full control and intuitive ease. The Halo Upmix algorithms produce a natural, coherent spatial upmix that preserves the character of the original audio without adding any artificial reverb, chorus or delay. The 3D extension adds 7.1.2 Dolby Atmos bed-tracks and 7.1.4 Aura 3D compatibility, along with Ambisonic outputs. 

Halo Downmix enables precise surround balancing, mix monitoring and stereo fold-down. The latest update makes it possible for production mixers to deliver projects in a wide array of formats. The software allows for flexibility and collaboration across a broad spectrum of project types, channel counts and output formats. Halo Downmix is capable of downmixing from 7.1 and 5.1 to configurations from 7.0 to stereo. With the 3D extension, downmixing from 7.1.2 is also supported.

The Halo Suite is available for $899. Each plug-in can still be purchased individually, and current users of any of these tools can upgrade to the bundle at a reduced rate.